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Welcome to the news room where you can keep up to date with all the latest news from Stockport Council.
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Information on the latest scheduled roadworks taking place in Stockport.
Stockport Council held a special event to recognise the excellent contribution made to the fostering service by sons and daughters of local foster carers.
Stockport Council and partners are supporting the North West campaign ‘Let’s Look Again at Alcohol’ launched this week by the campaign group Drinkwise.
With the clocks going back this weekend residents are being reminded that any street lighting faults can now be reported quickly online.
Stockport Council is running a campaign to recruit more foster carers for older children and brothers and sisters.
Quitting smoking is a difficult thing to do at any age, but Bob, 62, from Cheadle, is showing it’s never too late to quit.
Greater Manchester residents can find out how they can slash their fuel bills at the click of a mouse after a special web service was launched.
People across Stockport will be encouraged to take a more active role in civic life as part of Local Democracy Week.
Vehicles, which have exhaust emissions below 100g/km, are eligible for free parking in on- and off- street public parking places operated by the Council.
From October 16th Stockport Council employees will be visiting residents’ homes who have not yet returned their Invitation to Register forms.
Stockport Council has announced today (Wednesday 15th October) that its £45 million Bridgefield development in Stockport town centre has been renamed “Redrock Stockport”.
Residents across Stockport are being challenged to get online this October and try doing everyday things the digital way as part of the national Get Online Week.
More than 500 Stockport businesses and homes can now benefit from high-speed fibre broadband.
A pre-school nursery in Stockport held a special event to celebrate National Grandparents Day and helped promote free childcare for two year olds.
Shoppers and visitors to Stockport town centre will benefit from improved facilities in one of the borough’s major car parks.
Three diesel-electric hybrid Metroshuttle buses have taken to the road in Stockport town centre.
Stockport Council is encouraging parents/carers to attend an information event to learn about the options available for young people when they leave school/ college.
Stockport Council has launched a host of new user-friendly improvements to its website, designed to make doing things simpler and quicker online.
Stockport residents have been signing up to take part in Stoptober throughout September and the mass 28-day quit smoking challenge has now officially started.
Stockport Council is marking Black History Month in October.
A campaign has started in Stockport to vaccinate people against winter flu.
Stockport resident Laura Sewell is encouraging Stockport’s 40,000 smokers to sign up to Stoptober.
Stockport Council is taking immediate action today following an administrative error which meant some direct debits have been collected a day early.
Stockport Council, along with Stockport Homes and 15 other agencies across the borough have teamed up to hold a Wellbeing Week.
Stockport Council has submitted a planning application for new high quality sports and leisure facilities in Brinnington.
Following a restoration programme at the former Peaches Nightclub site on Wellington Street, now known as ‘Heritage’, over 50 high quality affordable homes are complete
Stockport Council has won a much sought after national award for its apprenticeship service.
As part of Stoptober Stockport Council is encouraging local residents to take advantage of the additional stop smoking local support available.
Stockport Council is backing the 2014 United Nations (UN) International Day of Peace on 21st September.
Stockport Council run Bramall Hall closes from Monday 29th September 2014 whilst repairs and improvements are carried out.
As of today, Stockport owners who have lost their dogs prior to the fire are being advised that they should contact Cheshire Dogs Home directly on 0844 504 12 12.
Stockport smokers encouraged to swap fags for gags as Stoptober 2014 launches
The Headteacher and Stockport Council today expressed their disappointment on the delay of the opening of the newly built Castle Hill High School.
Stockport Council has unveiled ‘The Light Cinemas Ltd’ as its operating partner for a brand new multiplex cinema at the Bridgefield development in Stockport Town Centre.
Visitors are invited to take one last look around Stockport Council run Bramall Hall before it closes for restoration and refurbishment at the end of September.
Stockport Council is asking residents, businesses and commuters for their views on proposals for the Stockport Town Centre Access Plan.
Stockport Council is inviting job seekers to attend Stockport’s Jobs Fair on Tuesday 23rd September.
Stockport Council were involved in a joint operation with Greater Manchester Police to clamp down on non-compliant taxi drivers.
Plans are being made to boost the number of new homes for people to buy and to rent in Greater Manchester.
It is another successful year for pupils in Stockport following publication of the 2014 GCSE results for all the borough’s secondary schools.
Stockport Council has created a number of graduate and apprenticeship employment opportunities.
Stockport Council and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are urging people looking to round off the summer with a barbecue to do so safely.
Bright Beginnings Community Nursery in Adswood has helped launch Stockport’s bright new look for promoting free childcare for two year olds.
Hundreds of residents have already re-registered to vote following a letter received by the Council informing them of the change to the electoral registration system.
Stockport Council is urging members of the public to come forward with any information about those responsible for graffiti on a War Memorial.
Stockport Council has a dedicated GCSE Exam Results Helpline to provide students with support and guidance.
Stockport residents living with dementia are set to benefit from improved care environments thanks to a funding boost.
Stockport Council is encouraging businesses across the borough to take part in the national ‘Dementia – Be a Friend’ campaign.
A multi-million pound partnership which will make superfast fibre broadband available to thousands more businesses and homes in Greater Manchester.
The online application process for admissions to nursery, primary and secondary schools in September 2015 will open on Friday 15th August 2014.
Stockport Council will be consulting with local businesses and members of the public on plans for a brand new multiplex cinema and leisure complex in the town centre.
Stockport Council is supporting a major new summer campaign from Change4Life and Disney encouraging children to move more.
Stockport Council has been chosen to pilot a scheme which allows people approved to adopt to search the national Adoption Register for the first time.
Stockport Council in partnership with Lloyds TSB has launched a ‘Local Lend a Hand’ scheme to help first-time buyers and give the local housing market a boost.
Stockport’s outstanding and extraordinary citizens were honoured at the ‘Proud of Stockport’ awards in the Town Hall on Tuesday 4 February.