Stockport News



MP takes on role of Arthritis Champion

Wed 26th November 2014 3.18PM

CHEADLE MP, Mark Hunter, has become an 'Arthritis Champion', supporting Arthritis Research UK in their efforts to find a cure for arthritis while calling for policy change to preve...

Fires fall as prevention gathers hold in county

Wed 26th November 2014 3.08PM

FIRE Chiefs have welcomed new figures which show the number of blazes in Cheshire has reached the lowest level ever recorded. The figures, in the service's annual re...

Ladies lunch proves a fashion hit

Mon 24th November 2014 1.56PM

GUESTS flocked to the Hunting Lodge at Adlington Hall for an afternoon of lunch and fashion all in aid of East Cheshire Hospice. The first Ladies Lunch organised by...

Nature lovers build on success

Mon 24th November 2014 1.47PM

JUST over a year ago Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers set themselves an ambitious target of creating 1,000 new homes for wildlife in and around Macclesfield. Fig...

Outstanding opportunities at Stockport Grammar School

Fri 21st November 2014 2.44PM

WHEN the Independent Schools Inspectorate visited Stockport Grammar they concluded that "pupils are exceptionally well educated". And "their learning, attitudes and ...

Out of Africa warriors give a cultural lesson

Fri 21st November 2014 2.37PM

MASSAI tribesmen and women from Africa chanted songs of peace and eternal friendship for young geographers at Lady Barn House School as part of a nationwide tour. Fo...

WW1 DIARY REVEALED AT MUSEUMS NEW EXHIBITION

Thu 20th November 2014 1.50PM

STOCKPORT Museum will be launching a new exhibition to commemorate World War 1. The new exhibition is entitled 'Keep the Home Fires Burning Stories from World War 1...

TOM ENDS ROOKIE SEASON WITH HIS BEST-EVER DRIVE

Thu 20th November 2014 1.44PM

IT was a bright end to the season under gloomy skies for Stockport-based Hughes/ Speedworks Motorsport as Tom Ingram ended his rookie season with an impressive weekend as the Dunlo...

Salute honours fallen of Ypres

Wed 19th November 2014 12.28PM

A CENTENARY commemoration has been held to honour Cheshire's fallen at the First Battle of Ypres. Veterans groups, dignitaries and members of the public from across ...

Care team win top local award

Wed 19th November 2014 11.46AM

THE constant drive to improve quality standards at Borough Care has been recognised in Stockport's Business Awards. The care group, which has 500 permanent staff acr...

HONOR IS IN THE PICTURE

Tue 18th November 2014 1.03PM

A STEADY hand, a keen eye and a passion for art have seen King's School Sixth Form artist Honor Price win the Portico Gallery's coveted drawing prize. Honor's charco...

Deputy PM visits Cheadle

Tue 18th November 2014 12.56PM

LOCAL MP, Mark Hunter, welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP, and the Local Growth Cabinet Committee to his Cheadle constituency. The Deputy Prime Minist...

Vet's pet project

Tue 18th November 2014 12.33PM

VET Sam Mundy told guests at the glitzy St Ann's Hospice fashion lunch that her pet project is raising money for the charity close to her heart. She brought many of ...

MP quizzed at lively Suso 'Question Time'

Mon 17th November 2014 1.12PM

MACCLESFIELD MP David Rutley, took part in a lively "Question Time" event with "Dropper Inners" from Speaking Up, Speaking Out (Suso) Parachute in Macclesfield. Para...

Cleo is a charity calendar girl

Mon 17th November 2014 12.56PM

ELEVEN-year-old Cleo Brady from Stockport, who is living with a rare condition called Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T), features in the first A-T Society charity calendar alongside brav...

Christmas float collection dates

Fri 14th November 2014 1.35PM

THE Rotary Christmas Float will once again be visiting Hazel Grove homes, starting on Sunday 30th November . Father Christmas will also be outside Sainsburys on Frid...

Woodland sites grant

Fri 14th November 2014 1.29PM

STOCKPORT Council has secured a grant for over 100k to improve the biodiversity and accessibility of woodland sites. The Council has successfully bid for a Woodland ...

CELEBRATING SONS AND DAUGHTERS WEEK

Thu 13th November 2014 1.47PM

STOCKPORT Council held a special event to recognise the excellent contribution made to the fostering service by sons and daughters of local foster carers. Foster car...

Rotarians support people with dementia

Thu 13th November 2014 1.42PM

AT a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Cheadle and District's 'Wednesday Drop In, the President of Rotary in Britain and Ireland Peter King, presented a Service Recognition Awar...

Actress opens new weight-loss centre

Wed 12th November 2014 2.58PM

ACTRESS and LighterLife ambassador, Denise Welch visited the LighterLife Bramhall Centre on to officially open the new premises and give an insight into her inspirational weight lo...

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