Stockport News



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...

ART EXHIBITION CELEBRATES LIFE OF STROKE SURVIVOR

Wed 12th November 2014 1.57PM

AN art exhibition is to be held to celebrate the life and work of Keith Gresty, a local artist who is terminally ill with cancer. The works will be displayed at The Davenport Hotel...

Vipers team up with new sponsors

Tue 11th November 2014 3.16PM

JOULES Estate Agents in Heaton Mersey are the new sponsors of The Vipers Junior Football Club Under-7s team. The Vipers, one of the North West's most celebrated prem...

LOCAL SPORTING HEROES HONOURED

Tue 11th November 2014 3.03PM

STOCKPORT'S elite athletes, clubs and volunteers were rewarded for their hard work and dedication to sport at Sport Stockport's annual Sports Awards, at Stockport's newest football...

RESIDENTS LOOK THROUGH THE GARDEN KEYHOLE!

Mon 10th November 2014 2.08PM

STOCKPORT Homes'customers from Adswood and Bridgehall have had a busy few months taking part in trips to other growing spaces in and around Greater Manchester and even crossing ove...

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