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

Five Reasons to Vaccinate Your Children Against Flu During Half Term

With the half-term break coming up, Stockport Council is encouraging parents to take their children to get their nasal flu jab from their GP.

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GM Leaders to Make a Decision on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework Draft

Leaders of all 10 GM Local Authorities will meet on Friday 28th October to decide on whether to approve the draft plan of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

Deputy Leader of Stockport Council Visits The Prevention Alliance In Stockport

Councillor Wendy Wild, Deputy Leader of the Council and Executive member for Adult Social care, visited The Prevention Alliance (TPA) in Marple.

Winners of Stockport Children's Book Awards 2016

The winners of this year’s Stockport Children’s Book Awards, hosted by Stockport Libraries & Information, were announced at a special presentation event.

Adult Learning Courses In Stockport

Have you always wanted to learn a new skill or develop an existing one?

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Half Term Activities
Half term is only a few days away, finding something fun for all the family to do can be tricky, here are a few activities that the whole family can enjoy:
Free childcare for 2-year-olds – could you qualify?
Stockport Council is encouraging parents and carers to find out whether they are eligible for free childcare and education for two-year-olds.
Popular Event Helps Parents Plan for their Children’s Future
Over 1400 parents and young people attended Stockport Council’s information event at Stockport Town Hall.
Stockport Council Supporting National Adoption Week 2016
People in the North West are significantly more likely to know an adopted person than those living in any other region of England according to a new survey.
Get Ready for Winter
There are simple things you can do for yourself and others to keep warm and stay healthy this winter.
St John's CE Primary School Update
Investigations into the ground at St John’s CE Primary School, Poplar St continue and will be extended on Oct 14 to cover the areas of the remaining site as yet untested.
Domestic Abuse – Does That Sit Right With You?
Stockport residents are being encouraged to get comfortable talking about domestic abuse with the launch of a ground-breaking campaign.
Stockport Town Hall Autumn Gift and Craft Fair
Looking for a family day out? Why not come to Stockport Town Halls Autumn Gift and Craft Fair.
Council Casts its Vote on Stockport Business Improvement District
The Council is encouraging eligible businesses to fill in their ballots, send them in and support the BID.
Stockport's Food and Drink Winners Celebrated
Stockport's Foodie Friday and Heatons Hops are celebrating after being crowned winners at the Manchester Food and Drink awards.
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Wins Summer Reading Challenge
St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Marple were awarded a trophy for having the highest percentage of children completing the Summer Reading Challenge.
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
Stockport residents and businesses are set to find it easier to learn about local services, events and community information across the borough.
Have Your Say On Council Budget
Stockport Council is encouraging residents to have their say on a number of proposed changes in areas such as waste, low emission permits and Council Tax Discount.
'Preparing For Adulthood' Consultation
Stockport Council and Parents in Partnership Stockport are holding a ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ Consultation event for parents/carers.
Facebook Fly Tipper Fined £1,200
Karl Stephen Farrow, 28, of Oxenhurst Green Offerton, was convicted of two counts of fly tipping following a hearing at Stockport Magistrates’ Court.
Residents Urged to Return Their Household Enquiry Forms
Stockport Council staff will be visiting the homes of residents who have not returned their Household Enquiry Forms to ensure they do not lose their right to vote.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen to Open at Redrock
Stockport Council is delighted to welcome Gourmet Burger Kitchen to Redrock Stockport having completed a deal with the hand crafted burger specialist
Brinnington Teenager Stars In Google Video
A 16-year-old from Brinnington has starred in a short documentary created by Google about her life in Stockport.
Flu Vaccine Available in Stockport
The flu jab is currently available across Stockport’s GP surgeries to protect local residents who are at-risk of flu and its complications from falling ill.
Courses for those with learning difficulties and disabilities at SCES
SCES offers a range of opportunities through its ASPIRE programme.