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Welcome to the news room where you can keep up to date with all the latest news from Stockport Council.


Residents Invited to Attend Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Open the Alan Newton Way

The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday 2nd July at the end of Hilltop Drive in Marple.

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Trading Standards Use Dogs to Sniff Out Illicit Tobacco

A Stockport business pleaded guilty to offences in relation to the supply of illicit cigarettes and tobacco at Stockport Magistrates on 22nd June 2016.

Residents Invited to Battle of the Somme Commemoration

Residents are invited to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of The Somme at the Stockport War Memorial on Friday 1st July at 11.00am.

Stockport Supports Armed Forces Day

Stockport Council is supporting the annual Armed Forces Day on Saturday 25th June.

EU Referendum - Stockport Result

The Stockport result for the EU Referendum is available online.


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Manchester South Coroner - Update
The Manchester South coroner area, has today announced, that it has decided not to appoint a candidate for the post of senior coroner.
Stockport Council Flooding Update
Councillor Alexander Ganotis said: “More flooding hit Stockport last Thursday, and affected Laburnum Way in Edgeley, Gatley and Chorlton Brook.
Stockport pays tribute to MP Jo Cox
The death of the Labour MP Jo Cox following an attack in her own parliamentary constituency has deeply saddened Stockport Council.
New cycle hub opens for Stockport cyclists
Cyclists from across Stockport and further afield can now benefit from a new cycle hub in the town centre.
Event Helps Parents Plan for their Children’s Future
Around 700 parents and young people have attended Stockport Council’s post-16 education and training information event to help them plan for their future.
Changes Along St Mary's Way
Work on Stockport's Town Centre Access Plan (TCAP) is well underway.
Council Welcomes Ruling for Blacklisted Workers
Stockport Council welcomes the ruling of a court settlement last month which saw around £50m paid out in compensation to 771 workers who were blacklisted by large firms.
Survey reveals Stockport residents want to become more active
The latest figures from the Taking Charge survey show that 55% of Stockport’s residents would like to do more physical activity.
Stockport Council Marks Purchase of Merseyway with Signings
Stockport Council has marked the completion of its purchase of Merseyway by securing four retailers within the shopping centre.
Mayor of Stockport's Civic Service
The Mayor of Stockport’s Civic Service will be held this Sunday 5th June at 10.00am at Stockport Parish Church, St. Mary’s in the Marketplace.
Help to Tell The Story of The Battle of The Somme
Join this act of remembrance by making your own 'memory square' in honour of someone linked to the Battle of the Somme.
New Stockport Council Executive Team Confirmed
The new Executive of Stockport Council has been confirmed at the Annual Council meeting on Tuesday 24 May.
Council Encourages Gardeners To Carry On Recycling
The Council is encouraging residents to reduce and recycle their garden waste as part of its ‘Right Thing, Right Bin’ initiative.
Ground Breaking Ceremony Marks Another Major Step Forward in Stockport's Transformation
Work to improve the area around Stockport Exchange and Stockport rail station is progressing well.
Stockport Rail Station Lower Door Closure
Work to improve the area around Stockport Exchange and Stockport rail station is progressing well.
Council Backs Foster Care Fortnight
Stockport Council is supporting Foster Care Fortnight in a bid to recruit more foster carers.
Local Elections Results 2016
On 5th May 2016 elections were held across Stockport to elect local councillors for Stockport Council.
Stockport Volunteers Wanted to Perform at Battle of the Somme Commemoration
Volunteers in Stockport are being asked to get involved in a performance in commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Fred Perry House Re-design
Fred Perry House, the Council’s Advice and Information Centre has been re-designed to make it even easier for you to access Council services.
Redrock Stockport ramps up as Bridge Removed
Work to transform Stockport town centre has begun gathering pace as work on Stockport Council’s Investing in Growth projects presses ahead.