News Room

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


Young People to Receive The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

More than 300 young people from Stockport will receive The Duke of Edinburgh’s award this year.

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Crackdown on Lethal Highs

The Safer Stockport Partnership has commenced a new initiative targeting shops selling so-called “Legal Highs”.

Stockport Road Works Information

Information on the latest scheduled roadworks taking place in Stockport.

Council Holds Review Meeting For Supported Apprenticeship Scheme

14-19 Services launched the Stockport Supported Apprenticeship Scheme in 2011 and have had continued success in providing apprenticeships to the local community.

Make Simple Swaps To Reduce Your Children’s Sugar Intake With Change4life

Stockport Council is supporting a new major campaign from Change4Life designed to help parents reduce the amount of sugar their children are consuming.


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Event Helps Young People Plan For The Future
Young people are being encouraged to attend an information event organised by Stockport Council during National Apprenticeship Week.
Council Cracks Down On Traders Selling Illegal Tobacco With Help From Sniffer Dogs
Stockport Council’s Trading Standards have been using sniffer dogs to fight against traders selling counterfeit or illegal tobacco.
Restoration On Prestigious And Historic Bramall Hall Begins
Since Stockport Council-owned Bramall Hall closed its doors for restoration in September there has been much activity to prepare for the start of the physical works.
Council Issues Warning On Bogus Trading Standards Officer
Stockport Council is advising local residents to beware of a person pretending to be a Trading Standards Officer.
Death Of Councillor Mike Wilson
Stockport Council is saddened to announce that Councillor Mike Wilson passed away last Friday (30 January 2015).
What Do You Love About Stockport?
Stockport Museums are launching a competition to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2015.
Offerton Community Centre Hosts Kill the Chill Event
Offerton Kill the Chill and Offerton Pick up a Coat event took place on 28th January 2015 at Offerton Community Centre and Offerton Library.
Stockport Supports National Voter Registration Day
Stockport Council is supporting National Voter Registration Day, taking place on 5th February, during a week of national action to inspire people to register to vote.
Be Clear On Cancer Campaign In Stockport To Raise Awareness Of Oesophago-Gastric Cancers
Latest data reveals around 87 people in Stockport are diagnosed with oesophageal or stomach cancer (also known as oesophago-gastric cancers) each year
Cabinet Minister Praises Superfast Boost To Jobs And Greater Manchester Economy
Stockport firms tell Secretary of State they would have no business without fibre broadband.
A6 To Manchester Airport Relief Road Moves Closer
Stockport Council has today received notification that the Compulsory Purchase Order and Side Roads Order for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road have been confirmed
Stockport Council Launches Supported Internship Programme
Stockport Council is working in partnership with Aquinas College and Cheadle and Marple College Network to provide a unique opportunity for a limited number of students.
Stockport's Hidden Bridge To Be Revealed
The 145-year-old Lancashire Bridge in Stockport Town Centre has been hidden under Warren Street since 1937.
New Rail Plan for Stockport
Stockport Council, working in consultation with Transport for Greater Manchester, has published a new vision for rail travel in the Stockport area.
Romiley And Tangshutt - Get Fit! Get Active With Outdoor Gym Equipment
From the end of January 2015, work will start on the installation of outdoor gym equipment at Romiley Park, followed by Tangshutt Playing Fields.
One Way Tattoo Parlour Receives Top Rating From Council
Stockport Council is pleased to announce the first tattoo parlour in the borough to receive a rating from the Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme is One Way Tattoo.
Mercian Regiment To Parade In Stockport On Friday 23rd January
A (Grenadier) Company, 2nd Battalion MERCIAN Regiment (Cheshire, Worcester and Foresters, and Staffords) will be holding a homecoming March Past through Stockport.
Council Advises Residents On How To Avoid The Winter Blues
As temperatures start to drop, Stockport Council wants to make sure local residents don’t feel under the weather this winter.
Free Support to help Stockport Smokers Quit for 2015!
As part of a New Year, New You campaign, Stockport Council and partners are urging smokers in Stockport to quit for 2015 to help improve their health and save money.
Stockport Market To Open A New Hall Selling Vintage Goods
After significant interest from vintage goods traders, Stockport Council has recently signed a lease to open a new vintage retail centre in Stockport Market Place.