News Room

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


New Café Operator is Appointed at Bramall Hall

Bramall Hall has appointed a new operator to run its café once its restoration programme has been completed.

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Moved House? Make Sure You Haven’t Removed Your Ability To Vote

Stockport residents who have moved house in the last 18 months are being encouraged to make sure they are registered to vote at the right address.

Tell Us Who Makes You Proud

Stockport's extraordinary people are to be recognised in the Borough's popular citizen awards.

Edgeley Library to hold free digital skills workshops

Women seeking employment and looking to improve their digital skills are invited to attend free computing workshops at Edgeley Library.

Principal Contractor is Appointed for Restoration of Bramall Hall

Stockport Council has welcomed the appointment of its principal contractor, Lambert Walker, to undertake the restoration of historic Bramall Hall.


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Work Starts On The A6 To Manchester Airport Relief Road
Local leaders come together to mark the start of environmental works for the relief road.
Council Wins Award for Integration and Innovation of Adult Social Care
Stockport Council has won an award from Skills for Care for the most effective approach to integration and innovation of adult social care.
Stockport Council Marks 32nd No Smoking Day With Tobacco Control Alliance Launch
On 11 March, The British Heart Foundation’s No Smoking Day returned for its 32nd year.
How Stockport Council Is Helping Local Employers
On 25 February 2015, Stockport Council hosted a successful employer engagement event.
Event Helps Young People Plan For The Future
Over 400 people attended an information event organised by Stockport Council during National Apprenticeship Week.
New ‘No Cold Calling Zone’ In Offerton
The Safer Stockport Partnership, which includes Stockport Council and the Police, are setting up a new ‘No Cold Calling Zones’ in the Offerton area.
Stockport’s First Ever Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony
The application process is now open to register to attend Stockport’s first ever Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony 2015.
Stockport Road Works Information
Information on the latest scheduled roadworks taking place in Stockport.
Investing in Stockport – the Stockport Council Plan for 2015/16
Stockport Council agreed its priorities for 2015/16 at the Council’s budget meeting on 26th February 2015.
Council Approves Comprehensive Investment in Transport Networks
Stockport Council has approved a comprehensive programme of investment in transport networks
Secondhand Smoke Campaign Launches Across Stockport
The Council and Stockport Homes are backing the latest campaign to highlight the hidden damage secondhand smoke in homes and cars can cause to children and babies’ health
Art at Stockport Rail Station Unveiled
Exciting new artwork was unveiled at Stockport Rail Station on Wednesday 4th March 2015.
Council Tax 2015-16
Council Tax 2015-16
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.
Crackdown on Lethal Highs
The Safer Stockport Partnership has commenced a new initiative targeting shops selling so-called “Legal Highs”.
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.
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.