Stockport News



Sportswoman honoured by Queen

Tue 24th January 2017 9.12AM

TWO Stockport Olympians have been honoured in the 2017 awards list. Kate Richardson-Walsh, from Heaton Moor , who captained Britain to hockey glory in Rio de Janiero this su...

COUNCIL RECOGNISED FOR INNOVATION

Fri 20th January 2017 10.23AM

STOCKPORT Council has won the iNetwork Innovation Award just weeks after being nominated for two prestigious Local Government Chronicle awards. Judges unanimously decided th...

Sanah is new Ambassador for national youth campaign

Wed 18th January 2017 2.16PM

TEENAGER Sanah Kashyap is a new #iwill Ambassador for youth social action. Fifteen-year-old Sanah from Cheadle, was unveiled at a ceremony at the House of Commons, after mee...

COUNCIL REFLECTS ON MERSEYWAY PROGRESS

Wed 18th January 2017 2.07PM

SIX months ago Stockport Council became the owners of Merseyway Shopping Centre and are celebrating how much has been achieved since then. From day one, a priority for the C...

Community groups get Tesco help

Mon 16th January 2017 10.54AM

TESCO customers have voted in their millions to help good causes in Stockport bag a share of a £12.5m carrier bag charge fund. The supermarket teamed up with Groundwork to ...

Vegan store comes to town

Wed 11th January 2017 2.19PM

IT'S well known that Stockport's food and drink scene is thriving - the Foodie Fridays at Stockport Market, the reputable Where The Light Gets In and a handful of independents are ...

CATHERINE’S CARD IS A WINNER FOR LEADER

Wed 11th January 2017 1.31PM

A DRAWING from an Adswood Primary School pupil has been chosen the overall winner of the Leader’s Christmas Card Competition 2016. After asking residents to send drawings or...

Charity Fair raises £1200

Wed 11th January 2017 12.14PM

INDEPENDENT Options’ Christmas Fair has raised a grand total of £1,290.60 after a fun-packed day of festivities which saw Santa Claus himself stopping by to say hello to excited ch...

NEW CORONER

Tue 10th January 2017 10.21AM

STOCKPORT Council, as lead Authority for the Manchester South Coronial area, has appointed a new Senior Coroner. Following the agreement of the Lord Chancellor, Alison Mutch...

STOCKPORT SPORTS STARS SCOOP MAJOR AWARDS

Thu 5th January 2017 10.55AM

TWO Stockport athletes have won top accolades at this year’s Greater Manchester Sports Awards, after being put forward by their clubs, relatives and Sport Stockport following their...

Sanah is new Ambassador for national youth campaign

Wed 4th January 2017 3.21PM

TEENAGER Sanah Kashyap is a new #iwill Ambassador for youth social action. Fifteen-year-old Sanah from Cheadle, was unveiled at a ceremony at the House of Commons, after mee...

School chooses name for homes

Tue 3rd January 2017 1.38PM

STOCKPORT Homes have increased the amount of quality, affordable housing in Stockport, with the launch of a new development of 24 homes in Edgeley. Working with Wigg...

Askey praise for fans

Fri 23rd December 2016 9.10AM

MACCLESFIELD Town may have exited the FA Cup after taking league side Oxford all the way to a replay but boss John Askey was delighted with the reaction to the cup run from fans an...

REDROCK BRINGS LOCAL TRAINING BOOST

Wed 14th December 2016 1.24PM

FOUR talented young people are reaping the benefits of Stockport Council’s £45m Redrock development having been chosen to join the Wates Construction team as the first apprentices ...

Pub saved as road plans are re-drawn

Wed 14th December 2016 1.14PM

AS part of its ongoing commitment to improve transport networks in Stockport town centre, Stockport Council is proposing the development of the new Travis Brow Link Road which will...

Kick off 2017 in a green way

Mon 12th December 2016 9.18AM

2017 is set to be the year the world ups its game and pushes towards more eco-friendly ways of living. Electric vehicles are on the rise, recycling is increasing all the time and p...

BACK TO BACHARACH comes to STOCKPORT – Plaza on Friday 13th January 2017!

Thu 8th December 2016 1.03PM

BACK TO BACHARACH celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who toget...

START PLANNING FOR THE GARDENING YEAR AHEAD

Thu 8th December 2016 9.22AM

It may be cold outside but there is plenty of gardening you can do with your feet up inside at this time of year. Now is the best time to see the overall structure and shape of ...

Plaza volunteers bare all for charity

Wed 7th December 2016 12.01PM

EARLIER this year, the award winning Stockport Plaza volunteers bared all in true ‘Calendar Girls’ style for a 2017 fundraising calendar in aid of the ongoing maintenance and resto...

VOLUNTEER’S WORK REWARDED WITH BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL

Wed 7th December 2016 11.52AM

A LONG-SERVING volunteer has been presented with a British Empire Medal in recognition of his inspirational work with young children. Stockport resident Arthur Cross was pre...

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