News Room

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

Energy Efficiency on Top of Council's Housing Works List

Stockport Council, together with Stockport Homes, has been working to improve the energy efficiency of the Council-owned houses since 2008.

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Thinking of a new career in 2016?

On Tuesday 5th January 2016, Stockport Council is holding a free information event for anyone interested in finding out more about a career in Childminding.

Bramhall Library to Hold Open+ Event

Bramhall Library is holding an Open + event on Wednesday 9th December from 1pm to 4.30pm.

Stoptober Helps to Build Healthier Lives

Throughout October, smokers across Stockport stubbed out their cigarettes to take part in Stoptober the 28-day stop smoking challenge.

Safer Stockport Partnership Launches Christmas Safety Campaign

The Safer Stockport Partnership (SSP) has launched its Christmas Safety campaign in a bid to keep residents safe over the festive period.

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New Exhibition Opens at Hat Works – Hats Amazing!
This week sees the opening of a brand new exhibition at Hat Works, the UK’s only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear.
Safer Stockport Partnership Supports White Ribbon Campaign
Stockport Council’s Community Safety Unit is showing support for the White Ribbon Campaign, which aims to reduce the cases of domestic violence against women.
Council Supports Children Takeover Day
Members of Stockport Youth Partnership have been shadowing senior Council officers as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2015.
Residents with Diabetes Urged to Protect Themselves from the Flu
Stockport residents who have diabetes are being asked to take the flu jab, as having diabetes makes it harder to fight off the flu viruses.
Celebrate the Start of the Festive Season at the Victorian Christmas Market Day in Stockport Old Town
You would be mad to miss Stockport’s Victorian Christmas Market on Saturday 28th November, 10am-4pm hosted in Stockport’s beautiful Historic Market Place.
Stockport Museums Celebrate the 10th Birthday of the Staircase Stitchers
This month the Staircase Stitchers, a group of passionate and dedicated Stockport Museum Volunteers, is celebrating 10 years of embroidering together
Stockport Council Supports Self Care Week
Stockport Council is once again backing Self Care Week (16 – 22 November) and its theme to “Self Care for Life”.
Brake’s Road Safety Week
Drive less, live more! That’s the theme adopted for this year’s Road Safety Week by Brake, the national road safety charity, starting on 23rd November.
Hat Works Museum is Being Taken Over by Pupils from Stockport Academy
If you come down to Hat Works Museum on Friday 20th November, you’re in for a big surprise.
Think About Your Drink for Alcohol Awareness Week
As part of Alcohol Awareness Week, Stockport Council is encouraging residents to think about their drinking habits.
Have Your Say On Stockport Town Centre Transport
Stockport Council and Transport for Greater Manchester want to make it easier for everyone to get in and around Stockport town centre regardless of how they travel.
Discover the Magic of Christmas in Stockport
Exciting events, festive markets, free parking and late night shopping are just some of the great things on offer in Stockport this Christmas.
Restorative Justice (RJ) Week
The Safer Stockport Partnership is supporting Restorative Justice (RJ) Week which will take place from 15th to 22nd November.
Launch of Stockport’s Six New Wellbeing Preventative Services
Stockport’s six new wellbeing services are shaped to better fit the needs of the borough after a successful launch in the town centre on Thursday 5th November.
New Light To Be Brought To Gorsey Bank With Multi-Million Pound Development
Stockport Council is transforming the former Gorsey Bank site in Cheadle Heath into a modern industrial park bringing new jobs and opportunities to Stockport.
Get Ready for Winter
Stockport Council is supporting the 2015 Stay Well This Winter campaign.
Improving Cycling Routes for Stockport
Improving routes for cyclists and pedestrians in & around Stockport is important to the Council as we seek to make cycling and walking a safer way to travel.
Get Involved and Have Your Say on Council’s Services
In response to significant reductions in funding, Stockport Council looking at effective and efficient ways to make the best use of the resources available.
Remembrance Day road closures on Sunday
See here the details of road closures which are associated with this year’s Remembrance Sunday services taking place on Sunday 8th November.
Healthcare Workers Urged to Combat Flu this Winter
The flu jab is the best defence against the flu virus and all healthcare workers are being encouraged to get the flu jab.