Stockport News



Training programme helps new recruits

Tue 16th January 2018 10.00AM

THE new Light Cinema at the Redrock development in Stockport has benefited from a tailored training programme designed and delivered by Stockport Homes in partnership with Stockpor...

Care business receives Daisy Mark accreditation

Mon 15th January 2018 9.30AM

LOCAL company Home Instead Senior Care in Stockport and Tameside is celebrating after receiving their Daisy Mark reaccreditation. Home Instead is the only home care provider...

Gym has big plans for 2018

Fri 12th January 2018 11.10AM

AFTER just six months in its new home a Stockport gym is looking to expand. The Lean Body Project moved into Princes Street in the town centre in May but is already looking ...

REDROCK OPENING CELEBRATED WITH SPARKLING CHARITY EVENT

Thu 11th January 2018 9.07AM

TO celebrate Redrock’s opening local community heroes, residents, businesses, retailers and other guests came together last night at a charity gala. Held in aid of local cha...

MEMORIAL UNVEILED TO OUR COCKLESHELL HERO

Thu 4th January 2018 9.03AM

STOCKPORT’S WW2 hero, James Conway, finally has a lasting memorial in his honour in his hometown. Just before Christmas a bronze sculpture was unveiled at Mount Tabor....

REDROCK OPENING CELEBRATED WITH SPARKLING CHARITY EVENT

Wed 27th December 2017 9.30AM

TO celebrate Redrock’s opening local community heroes, residents, businesses, retailers and other guests came together last night at a charity gala. Held in aid of local cha...

Town Hall goes green for NSPCC

Fri 22nd December 2017 10.47AM

STOCKPORT’S majestic Town Hall was lit up green for a week to support the NSPCC’s Light up Christmas for Children campaign. The campaign highlights the scale and impact of c...

Tech firm to create new jobs after investment

Tue 19th December 2017 10.00AM

STOCKPORT-based technology firm Trolex Aporta has secured £1m investment. The firm has been backed by Finance Birmingham’s national Rail Supply Growth Fund. The fundi...

Crafting fun for Hospice

Mon 18th December 2017 9.30AM

HOBBYCRAFT Stockport has donated a Christmas hamper, filled with a range of crafting goodies, to their local children’s hospice, Francis House Children's Hospice. Th...

COUNCIL BACKS MISSION CHRISTMAS

Fri 15th December 2017 10.11AM

STOCKPORT Council is now one of the drop-off points for Cash For Kids’ Mission Christmas campaign which aims to help disadvantaged children in Greater Manchester. Key 103 ha...

Exchange welcomes Music Magpie

Thu 14th December 2017 9.30AM

ONLINE entertainment retailer musicMagpie has relocated from Hazel Grove to its new headquarters at Stockport Exchange. The company has taken 10,000 sq ft on the first floor...

IT’S PANTO-TASTIC AT PLAZA

Wed 13th December 2017 3.12PM

TAKE a magical carpet ride to the North West’s home of sensational pantomime entertainment for Stockport Plaza’s glittering production Aladdin starring Ted Robbins star of Phoenix ...

MANCHESTER MAYOR RELIVES THE SOUNDS OF HIS MANC MUSIC DAYS

Tue 12th December 2017 10.00AM

THE Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, shared his enthusiasm for Manc music by visiting the Strawberry Studios: ‘I am in love’ exhibition at Stockport Museum. Andy g...

Magical musical this Christmas

Mon 11th December 2017 9.30AM

MICHAEL Rose in association with the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin present the Theatre Royal Plymouth production of ELF The Musical, at The Lowry for a limited seven week run th...

METRO SWIM STARS ARE GOING FOR GOLD

Fri 8th December 2017 11.39AM

TWO of Stockport’s young swimming stars are going for gold, after qualifying for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Holly Hibbott (17) and Michael Gunning (23) of team ‘Wolfpack’...

STROKE CENTRE RANKED THE BEST IN ENGLAND

Tue 5th December 2017 10.00AM

STEPPING Hill Hospital’s stroke centre in Stockport has been officially ranked as the best in the country. The independent report from the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Pro...

New restaurant doffs its cap to town history

Mon 4th December 2017 9.30AM

A STYLISH new Pizza Express restaurant has opened in Stockport at the Redrock leisure destination in the heart of the town centre; bringing a refreshing mixture of classic design w...

Hearing specialists help in Armenia

Thu 30th November 2017 9.30AM

STOCKPORT-based Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s largest hearing technology companies, has taken a team of UK hearing professionals on a mission to Armenia as part ...

Landmark mill on market for £7m

Wed 29th November 2017 2.16PM

A LANDMARK Victorian mill which is set to be transformed into upmarket new flats is on the market for £7.25m. Meadow Mill, which was built in 1880, will go to auction, with ...

New tiki bar!

Tue 28th November 2017 10.00AM

MANCHESTER tiki dive Hula is branching out to Stockport with a new site in Heaton Moor. The late night party bar will take over the former Time and Place bar on Shaw Road at...

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