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County Urges Stockport Smokers to Kick the Habit for Stoptober

Stockport County are supporting Stockport Council and its health partners in promoting Stoptober – the 28-day quitting challenge.

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Town Centre Openings Celebrated as Stockport's Transformation Continues

New restaurants, cafés and shops have opene their doors for the first time across Stockport as the town centre continues to go from strength to strength.

Last Few Days To Vote In The Manchester Food and Drink Awards

Residents have only a few days left to vote for their favourite Stockport restaurant, bar or pub from the prestigious Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards shortlist.

Free Support Available to Blind Former Veterans

We're urging former ex-Service men and women in Stockport who are blind or visually impaired to contact Blind Veterans UK and learn more about their free services.

Help Improve Stockport for Young People

Are you a young person wanting to make positive changes in Stockport?


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Council Backs Friendship Month
Stockport Council is throwing its weight behind a national campaign which encourages people in the community to share in social events around their local borough.
Drink Up: It's Stockport Beer Week 2016
The second annual Stockport Beer Week returns to the town centre on Thursday in support of Stockport’s finest local pubs and breweries.
Reminder that the School Admissions On-line Application System is Open
A reminder that the online application system is open for you to apply for your child to attend Nursery, Reception or Secondary School in September 2017.
Independent living with Shopmobility Stockport
Residents with mobility or visual difficulties are being encouraged to access Shopmobility Stockport’s services.
The Care Act: What Difference Has It Made?
Are you a person with care and support needs, or a carer? Fill out this survey.
PIPS Information Roadshow
Do you have a child or young person aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)?
Council Leader’s Christmas Card Competition
Stockport Council is calling local residents of all ages to help design the Leader’s Christmas electronic card this year.
Stockport Pupils Start New Academic Year on Back of Record Results
Stockport pupil’s young and old have started the new academic year this month on the back of record results for the borough.
Council Leader's Statement - Flooding
Read the lastest statement from the Council Leader on the recent floodings.
Know Your Numbers! Week 2016
We are supporting Blood Pressure UK’s campaign Know Your Numbers! Week 2016, which is urging the public to regularly check their blood pressure.
Steel Frame Starts To Go Up At Redrock
Work at Redrock Stockport has reached an exciting point as the steel frames have started going up, giving a glimpse of the scale of the transformation taking place.
Stockport Council Backs Regional Fostering Campaign
A new campaign launched this week highlights the need for more than 700 new fostering households and invite local people to do something incredible in Stockport.
Initial Proposals for New Constituencies Published
Today the independent Boundary Commission for England (BCE) has published its initial proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies.
Recycle Week: The Unusual Suspects
Recycle Week; a national campaign running from 12th to 18th September focuses this year on ‘The Unusual Suspects’.
Local Event to Help Parents and Young People Plan for their Future
Stockport Council is hosting an information event about the education and training options available for young people when they leave school or college.
Stockport Jobs Fair Returns for Local Jobseekers
Local residents who are looking for a job or the next step on their career journey are invited to the Stockport Jobs Fair being held on Tuesday 20th September
Council to Clamp Down on Offensive Graffiti
Following reports of graffiti being sprayed on Robinsons Brewery and in Edgeley, Stockport Council will continue to clamp down on any offensive graffiti in the borough.
Turn an End Into a Beginning
Stockport Council is supporting Organ Donation Week 2016, find out more.
Art Project Brightens Up Brinnington Youth Centre
Local young people have been adding a new splash of colour to the Brinnington Youth Centre as part of a special Stockport Council project ‘Stockport Arts Trail’.
Switch Off Before You Drive Off
Stockport Council is reminding residents about the dangers of using a mobile phone when driving.