Stockport News


Carnival champions

Tue 23rd August 2016 11.25AM

YOUNGSTERS from Vernon Park primary school in Stockport won first place for best in parade at this year’s fantastic town carnival. The children, pictured here, all proudly r...

Join the Big Friendly Read

Tue 23rd August 2016 11.00AM

STOCKPORT libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016. The Summer Reading Cha...

Healthy message on the web

Mon 22nd August 2016 4.56PM

A BRAND new website has been launched to help deliver a ‘Healthy Stockport’. Council chiefs behind the initiative say it is a local health information source which provides ...

Cheers to intrepid pub walkers

Mon 22nd August 2016 4.34PM

A STOCKPORT pub company has raised more than £11,000 thanks to its annual charity walk. It’s the third walk organised by Almond Family Pubs, which runs five local hostelries...


Fri 12th August 2016 11.20AM

The well-anticipated Stockport Open Exhibition has returned to the Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery this year, bringing a diverse mix of artworks. The Stockport War Memori...

Park life is special

Fri 5th August 2016 2.44PM

STOCKPORT Council has backed Love Parks Week 2016 – a celebration of the nation’s local parks and greenspaces. Love Parks Week 2016 is a nationwide initiative aiming to get ...

Mystery solved

Wed 3rd August 2016 10.35AM

THE theme for Cheadle’s new look PizzaExpress has been revealed – the interior artwork pays tribute to nearby Abney Hall, frequently visited by crime novelist Agatha Christie.

An excellent partnership

Wed 3rd August 2016 9.51AM

STOCKPORT Homes in partnership with B4Box has won the ‘Excellence in Contractor Engagement’ award at the TPAS National awards 2016. The award recognises the partnership, wh...

Businesses step in to help local charity

Thu 28th July 2016 1.29PM

THREE local businesses have stepped in to help homeless charity, The Wellspring, to launch a new service. Wellspring Collects will be a donation collection service allowing ...

Rubbish service dumped

Tue 26th July 2016 11.21AM

A FREE rubbish removal service for residents is likely to be dumped because of the cost of policing who uses the scheme. Now, regular visits from skips so residents can disp...


Mon 11th July 2016 11.18AM

This week in Stockport, groups of older people across the borough will be getting involved with testing a new prototype robotic assistant. When this prototype goes to market...


Wed 6th July 2016 4.05PM

Christleton based Scott Evans of West Cheshire College will be heading to the USA this summer to take up a prestigious football scholarship. Scott will be joining Cardinal Stritch ...

FSA urges North West public to “face freezer fears” in a bid to tackle food waste

Mon 4th July 2016 1.27PM

Misconceptions about how to freeze food safely are contributing to food waste in the North West and across the UK, according to new research by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).


Fri 1st July 2016 11.07AM

Residents and businesses affected by the flooding in Stockport between 8th and 16th June are being urged to take advantage of financial support available from Stockport Council.


Wed 29th June 2016 9.13AM

Stockport residents are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the Alan Newton Way, which is a new cycle route starting near Marple Hall High school and going all ...

B&Q donates £4,000 to charity

Thu 23rd June 2016 1.21PM

EMPLOYEES at B&Q Stockport and B&Q Burnage have raised £4,000 for local Manchester charity, Wood Street Mission. B&Q Burnage ran a raffle and donated prizes including a gard...

Young runner pounds streets for charity cash

Thu 23rd June 2016 1.09PM

A YOUNG boy from Cheadle has raised hundreds of pounds for charity after two epic feats of endurance in just 24 hours. Anay Mehta, a Year 3 pupil at The Manchester Grammar S...

Damp, mould and insect epidemic hitting properties in Stockport

Thu 23rd June 2016 1.05PM

HUNDREDS of homes in Stockport are suffering from dampness, mould, condensation and insect infestation - while homeowners are also running the risk of long term ill health - as a r...

Local foster carers helping to find new fostering families

Thu 23rd June 2016 11.07AM

LOCAL foster carers have been promoting fostering at local Aldi stores and in Merseyway Shopping Centre during Foster Care Fortnight. With national figures showing that eve...

Business provides minibus

Thu 23rd June 2016 10.46AM

AWARD-winning Stockport business Valour Finance Group, are offering local schools and charities the free use of a new mini bus. The company, based in Tiviot Dale, bought and...