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

Council Supports Children Takeover Day

Members of Stockport Youth Partnership have been shadowing senior Council officers as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2015.

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Residents with Diabetes Urged to Protect Themselves from the Flu

Stockport residents who have diabetes are being asked to take the flu jab, as having diabetes makes it harder to fight off the flu viruses.

Celebrate the Start of the Festive Season at the Victorian Christmas Market Day in Stockport Old Town

You would be mad to miss Stockport’s Victorian Christmas Market on Saturday 28th November, 10am-4pm hosted in Stockport’s beautiful Historic Market Place.

Stockport Museums Celebrate the 10th Birthday of the Staircase Stitchers

This month the Staircase Stitchers, a group of passionate and dedicated Stockport Museum Volunteers, is celebrating 10 years of embroidering together

Stockport Council Supports Self Care Week

Stockport Council is once again backing Self Care Week (16 – 22 November) and its theme to “Self Care for Life”.

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Brake’s Road Safety Week
Drive less, live more! That’s the theme adopted for this year’s Road Safety Week by Brake, the national road safety charity, starting on 23rd November.
Hat Works Museum is Being Taken Over by Pupils from Stockport Academy
If you come down to Hat Works Museum on Friday 20th November, you’re in for a big surprise.
Think About Your Drink for Alcohol Awareness Week
As part of Alcohol Awareness Week, Stockport Council is encouraging residents to think about their drinking habits.
Have Your Say On Stockport Town Centre Transport
Stockport Council and Transport for Greater Manchester want to make it easier for everyone to get in and around Stockport town centre regardless of how they travel.
Discover the Magic of Christmas in Stockport
Exciting events, festive markets, free parking and late night shopping are just some of the great things on offer in Stockport this Christmas.
Restorative Justice (RJ) Week
The Safer Stockport Partnership is supporting Restorative Justice (RJ) Week which will take place from 15th to 22nd November.
Launch of Stockport’s Six New Wellbeing Preventative Services
Stockport’s six new wellbeing services are shaped to better fit the needs of the borough after a successful launch in the town centre on Thursday 5th November.
New Light To Be Brought To Gorsey Bank With Multi-Million Pound Development
Stockport Council is transforming the former Gorsey Bank site in Cheadle Heath into a modern industrial park bringing new jobs and opportunities to Stockport.
Get Ready for Winter
Stockport Council is supporting the 2015 Stay Well This Winter campaign.
Improving Cycling Routes for Stockport
Improving routes for cyclists and pedestrians in & around Stockport is important to the Council as we seek to make cycling and walking a safer way to travel.
Get Involved and Have Your Say on Council’s Services
In response to significant reductions in funding, Stockport Council looking at effective and efficient ways to make the best use of the resources available.
Remembrance Day road closures on Sunday
See here the details of road closures which are associated with this year’s Remembrance Sunday services taking place on Sunday 8th November.
Healthcare Workers Urged to Combat Flu this Winter
The flu jab is the best defence against the flu virus and all healthcare workers are being encouraged to get the flu jab.
Expansion Works Start At St Thomas’ CE Primary School
A ground-breaking ceremony has been held to celebrate work starting on the Junior Department new build for St Thomas’ CE Primary School in Heaton Chapel.
Council Encourages County Fans to Watch Their Waist
Stockport Council has launched a new health campaign, Stockport String, with a little help from Stockport County players and a lot of help from their fans.
Stockport Council Hosts Chinese Delegation
Senior Chinese officials from the country’s Jinan province visited the Stockport Business and Innovation Centre (SBIC) in Broadstone Mill on 26th October.
Making the School Run Safer for Children
Stockport Council is taking a stronger approach with drivers who risk children’s safety by parking, stopping or waiting on the yellow zigzags outside schools.
Town Centre Archaeology Open Day
Stockport Council is inviting residents and community groups to an Archaeology Open Day being held on 7th November, 10am–4pm at Bridgefield Street.
Remembrance Day in Stockport
Stockport Council has helped to organise commemorative services and events in the borough on Remembrance Day and Armistice Day.
Former Heaton School Headteacher to be Awarded OBE
A Headteacher from Stockport will be awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours on 10th November 2015.