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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.

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Aurora Stockport launched to Agents

Property agents from across Manchester’s industrial sector came together this morning for the launch of Aurora Stockport, Stockport’s newest industrial park.

Council to Support Requests for Queen’s Birthday Street Parties

Local communities who are planning to hold celebratory street parties to mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday on 12th June are being encouraged to contact Stockport Council.

Restoration on Bramall Hall’s Magnificent Ceiling is Complete

Another milestone in Bramall Hall’s impressive makeover has been reached, with the completion of repairs to the ornate, plaster ceiling in one of its most historic rooms.

Council Supports World Immunisation Week 2016

Stockport Council is joining other countries in support of World Immunisation Week 2016 and in promoting better vaccination rates.


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Stockport Council Purchases Merseyway Shopping Centre
Following very careful consideration, the Council is delighted to announce that contracts were exchanged last week for the purchase Merseyway Shopping Centre.
Redrock Stockport Gets Off the Ground
The construction of the £45m leisure scheme Redrock Stockport has started on site, marking a significant milestone for both the Council and Stockport town centre.
The Queen’s 90th Birthday Beacon Lighting
To celebrate The Queen’s 90th Birthday, Stockport Council will light a beacon as part of the national Beacon Lighting Ceremony on the evening of the 21st April, 2016.
Huge Rail Bridge Successfully slid into Place
Work on the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road took a huge step forward over the Easter weekend as a new 2,000 tonne rail bridge was successfully slid into place.
Stockport Council Calls on Residents to Recycle More in Support of World Earth Day
Stockport Council is calling on its residents to join them in supporting World Earth Day by signing up to five pledges.
Stockport Council Invests in Community Organisations
Community groups in Adswood, Bridgehall and Offerton have received a funding boost to support the development of their groups.
Have Your Say on Council Online Services and Websites
Nearly two-thirds of people in Stockport use the internet regularly to bank, shop or keep in touch with friends and family.
Adswood and Bridgehall Rise to the Healthy Challenge
Adswood and Bridgehall community groups rose to the challenge to cook a healthy cake at ‘A Big Cake Off’ on Saturday 19th March.
Stockport Exchange Reaches New Heights
Project partners met on site this week to celebrate the topping out of a new Grade A office at Stockport town centre's new gateway development, Stockport Exchange.
Council Launches New Arts Project ‘Off The Wall’
The Council is working in partnership with community arts organisation ‘Let’s Go’ to deliver a new creative arts project inspired by the restoration of Bramall Hall.
Consultation on New Devolution Powers for Greater Manchester Combined Authority
The consultation allows people to submit their thoughts and comments on the powers that Greater Manchester will have.
Council Reminds Residents of the Dangers of Drug Driving
It’s been a year since a new law was introduced in England and Wales, which sets legal limits for drivers for blood level of prescribed and illegal drugs.
Have Your Say on the Council’s Flood Risk Management Strategy
Stockport Council wants to hear your views on the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (LFRMS) that is being developed.
Seddon Construction Join Aurora Stockport Team
Stockport Council is pleased to announce the appointment of leading constructor, Seddon as the main contractor for Aurora Stockport.
Council Successfully Defends Suspect Personal Injury Claim
A personal injury claim has been successfully defended by Stockport Council, after proving that the alleged accident on a highway was ‘fundamentally dishonest’.
National Apprenticeship Service Director Visits the Apprenticeship Store
The Apprenticeships Store received a visit from Karen Woodward, Director at National Apprenticeship Service, on 15th March.
Stockport Council helps High Achieving School understand the Merits of Higher Apprenticeships
Stockport Council's Apprenticeships Store helped Cheadle High School learners understand the merits of Apprenticeships as a route post 16 in an event on 15th March.
Have your say about Stockport Market
Stockport Council is passionate about the markets in our town and we want to hear your views about how Stockport Market can grow and develop for the future.
Stockport Museum Celebrates the Achievements of Volunteers
Stockport Museum has installed a new display around the theme of Death & Burial, showcasing the work of voluntary group Friends of Stockport Cemeteries (FOSC).
Get Cracking With Eggs-Tra Recycling This Easter
Stockport Council is encouraging residents to reduce and recycle their waste at Easter as part of its ‘Right Thing, Right Bin’ initiative.