News Room

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


Greater Manchester Better Business for All Survey

Greater Manchester local regulators need your views to help your business comply and grow.

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Offer Available to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

GM Councils are working with energy provider E.ON to help residents with energy saving home improvements, including a free or subsidised boiler.

Urban street trees breathe life into Stockport regeneration plans

Viridor and Stockport Council support street tree planting in historic heart of Stockport, connecting key projects of the town’s wider £1 billion regeneration programme.

Stockport Students Take Part in the Great Science Share

Students from schools across Stockport took part in the Great Science Share in July – a Greater Manchester-wide celebration of STEM subjects.

Water Safety Advice During the Summer

With the warmer weather and school holidays on the way, Stockport Council is urging residents to stay safe around water this summer.


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Restored Bramall Hall Opens and Welcomes Back Visitors
Bramall Hall re-opens this weekend following restoration, thanks to a £1.6 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Public Open Space land off Bluestone Drive Heaton Mersey - St John’s CE Primary School
Update from the Council on the Public Open Space land off Bluestone Drive, Heaton Mersey - St John’s CE Primary School.
Council Supports Love Parks Week 2016
The Council is backing Love Parks Week 2016 in celebration of our local parks and greenspaces.
Have Your Say on Greater Manchester’s New Powers
Stockport residents have less than a month to have a say on the new powers that Greater Manchester will get from central government.
Children Invited to Join the Big Friendly Read at Stockport Libraries
Stockport libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016.
New taxi rank opening at Stockport Exchange
From Saturday 23rd July, the new taxi rank and bus stops in front of Stockport railway station will be opening for the first time.
Council Congratulates Local Businesses Shortlisted for Venturefest Manchester 2016
Hydro Water Management Solutions and Social Circle have been shortlisted for the Venturefest Manchester 2016 Innovation Showcase award.
E-read all about it! Free digital magazines on offer for Greater Manchester Library users
Library users who want a store of great holiday reads which won’t fill up their suitcase are invited to try Zinio.
Free Training Sessions Available for Young People
Local young people are being invited to benefit from free training sessions to help them prepare for the future.
Funds Available For Community Groups
Stockport Council is encouraging local community and voluntary groups to apply for the CDL Fund and Stockport Fund.
Stockport Receives Funding to Help Transform Health and Social Care
Stockport is one of two areas in GM at the forefront of health and social care transformation, which will be accelerated by a new funding announcement today.
Sun Safe this Summer
As the weather warms up, the danger of overheating and getting dehydrated becomes higher, especially for young children and the elderly.
Don’t Lose Your Right to Vote
The annual electoral canvass begins this month and residents will soon be receiving a form asking them to confirm if their details are correct on the Electoral Register.
Over 1,000 Bottles of Illicit Alcohol Seized
More than 1,000 bottles of alcohol were seized from a licensed premise in Stockport during a visit made by Stockport Trading Standards and GMP.
Work on Stockport’s Newest Industrial Park Gets Started
The rain did not dampen spirits as the start of work on Stockport’s newest industrial park was celebrated at a ground breaking ceremony earlier this week.
Major Greater Manchester Emergency Planning Exercise Ends
Exercise Triton II - the biggest live exercise of its kind ever held in the Greater Manchester region - has ended today (Friday, July 15).
New ‘Better Off’ Benefits and Jobs Website Launched in Stockport
Stockport Better Off is a new and easy way to get advice on and apply for Benefits and jobs.
50 Days In Charge For Stockport Council Executive
The new Executive team leading Stockport Council is chalking up 50 days in charge this week.
Consultation on Greater Manchester’s devolved powers launched
We're living through the most exciting changes to how England’s cities are governed in generations.
Council Urges Residents to be Aware of Scammers
Stockport Council is urging local residents to spread the word about scams and expose the tactics of fraudsters to protect others.