Stockport News



MUM THANKS HOSPITAL FOR HER TRIPLE BABY JOY

Tue 18th April 2017 1.39PM

A JOYFUL mum has given birth to triplet baby boys at Stepping Hill Hospital. Colette Pawluk conceived babies Finn, Charlie and Milo naturally, which only happens in one in e...

The Magical Power of Play at Stepping Hill

Wed 12th April 2017 2.05PM

THREE young fundraisers and the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport presented Stepping Hill Hospital with a box full of playful delights for its child patients, as part of a new charit...

TV giant may try to block charity event

Wed 12th April 2017 1.52PM

TV giant Sky will try and prevent one of Stockport ’s major charity events going ahead, claiming that it will affect the employee smoking area – on a Bank Holiday. Roughleys...

Helping older people get online

Wed 12th April 2017 1.41PM

BRERETON Court Residents Association is celebrating following the launch of their Confused About Computers project. Funded by the Big Lottery Fund and delivered in partners...

New club opens for jobseekers

Wed 5th April 2017 1.40PM

JOBSEEKERS in Stockport have the chance to boost their employment chances as well as having better access to exercise at a new club. A weekly drop in session has launched at...

Album track marks school anniversary

Wed 5th April 2017 1.19PM

THE Manchester Grammar School has collaborated with classical music composer Tarik O’Regan to mark the School’s 500th anniversary. A Celestial Map of the Sky, the title trac...

LITTER HEROES GETTING TOGETHER FOR BIG TIDY UP

Wed 5th April 2017 12.55PM

DOZENS of groups turned out to clean up the Borough in support of the national Great British Spring Clean campaign. A total of 400 litter bags were distributed and 1.28 tonn...

Football kicks-off with help from County

Tue 4th April 2017 2.42PM

STOCKPORT Homes’ bi-annual free football event saw 95 local children aged 8-14 from across the Borough take part in a fun day of football and have the chance to take home a trophy....

GOLFERS SURVIVE PASSPORT DRAMA BUT MISS OUT ON TITLE

Wed 29th March 2017 12.46PM

A PAIR of amateur golfers from Stockport just missed out on a prestigious national title when they competed in the senior pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowD...

TOWN RALLIES COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT CLUB RENOVATION

Wed 29th March 2017 12.37PM

CHEADLE Town FC is calling on fans and people living in the Stockport area to support its bid to revamp the club’s facilities with the help of builders’ merchant, Buildbase. ...

New sponsorship deal

Wed 29th March 2017 11.24AM

HAZEL Grove United Junior FC has secured a fourth consecutive year of sponsorship by the Best Western Plus Pinewood on Wilmslow Hotel, enabling the Club to continue its work to mak...

Top UK award for Stockport Homes

Thu 23rd March 2017 3.40PM

STOCKPORT Homes has won the prestigious title of the UK’s ‘Most Innovative Housing Provider (large) in the 2017, Housing Innovation Awards. The winners were announced at a ceremony...

LEADER EXPLAINS 4.99% TAX INCREASE

Wed 22nd March 2017 1.36PM

STOCKPORT residents face an increase in Council Tax by 4.99% from April. Town councillors say the rise has been made in order to protect the most vulnerable residents across...

Magic from Merlin transforms play area

Mon 20th March 2017 10.25AM

TOGETHER Trust’s playground has been given a £25,000 makeover by worldwide charity, Merlin’s Magic Wand. The school in Cheadle, which provides support and education for youn...

Councillors refuse to back plans

Tue 14th March 2017 2.39PM

A U-TURN on Stockport’s highly controversial green belt plans now looks certain after councillors refused to approve them. Members of all parties agreed that they would bloc...

COUNTY TEAMS UP WITH FOSTERERS

Wed 8th March 2017 2.15PM

STOCKPORT Council’s Fostering Service teamed up with Stockport County to share a love of football and promote local fostering. Local fostering families were invited to sever...

RECRUITING FOR SPECIALIST FOSTER CARERS

Wed 8th March 2017 2.12PM

STOCKPORT Council is backing a fostering campaign to recruit specialist foster carers. The Council’s fostering service is encouraging local people to come forward to find ou...

Smoke free zones signs

Wed 8th March 2017 2.05PM

TO help protect children from second hand smoking, new signs have been placed in over 100 play areas across Stockport. The new signs have had a smoke free message in...

Award-winning author visits Marple school

Mon 6th March 2017 1.12PM

CHILDREN from Brabyns Preparatory School in Marple enjoyed a visit from an award winning autho, as part of National Storytelling Week. Ruth Eastham, whose debut novel ‘The M...

REDROCK BRINGS MAJOR BOOST TO LOCAL ECONOMY

Wed 1st March 2017 2.18PM

STOCKPORT Council is celebrating the success of the town’s flagship leisure development, Redrock, which has so far brought a cash injection of over £4.5m to Stockport businesses.

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