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


New Stockport Council Executive Team Confirmed

The new Executive of Stockport Council has been confirmed at the Annual Council meeting on Tuesday 24 May.

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Council Encourages Gardeners To Carry On Recycling

The Council is encouraging residents to reduce and recycle their garden waste as part of its ‘Right Thing, Right Bin’ initiative.

Ground Breaking Ceremony Marks Another Major Step Forward in Stockport's Transformation

Work to improve the area around Stockport Exchange and Stockport rail station is progressing well.

Stockport Rail Station Lower Door Closure

Work to improve the area around Stockport Exchange and Stockport rail station is progressing well.

Council Backs Foster Care Fortnight

Stockport Council is supporting Foster Care Fortnight in a bid to recruit more foster carers.


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Local Elections Results 2016
On 5th May 2016 elections were held across Stockport to elect local councillors for Stockport Council.
Stockport Volunteers Wanted to Perform at Battle of the Somme Commemoration
Volunteers in Stockport are being asked to get involved in a performance in commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Fred Perry House Re-design
Fred Perry House, the Council’s Advice and Information Centre has been re-designed to make it even easier for you to access Council services.
Redrock Stockport ramps up as Bridge Removed
Work to transform Stockport town centre has begun gathering pace as work on Stockport Council’s Investing in Growth projects presses ahead.
Aurora Stockport launched to Agents
Property agents from across Manchester’s industrial sector came together this morning for the launch of Aurora Stockport, Stockport’s newest industrial park.
Council to Support Requests for Queen’s Birthday Street Parties
Local communities who are planning to hold celebratory street parties to mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday on 12th June are being encouraged to contact Stockport Council.
Restoration on Bramall Hall’s Magnificent Ceiling is Complete
Another milestone in Bramall Hall’s impressive makeover has been reached, with the completion of repairs to the ornate, plaster ceiling in one of its most historic rooms.
Council Supports World Immunisation Week 2016
Stockport Council is joining other countries in support of World Immunisation Week 2016 and in promoting better vaccination rates.
Stockport Council Purchases Merseyway Shopping Centre
Following very careful consideration, the Council is delighted to announce that contracts were exchanged last week for the purchase Merseyway Shopping Centre.
Redrock Stockport Gets Off the Ground
The construction of the £45m leisure scheme Redrock Stockport has started on site, marking a significant milestone for both the Council and Stockport town centre.
The Queen’s 90th Birthday Beacon Lighting
To celebrate The Queen’s 90th Birthday, Stockport Council will light a beacon as part of the national Beacon Lighting Ceremony on the evening of the 21st April, 2016.
Huge Rail Bridge Successfully slid into Place
Work on the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road took a huge step forward over the Easter weekend as a new 2,000 tonne rail bridge was successfully slid into place.
Stockport Council Calls on Residents to Recycle More in Support of World Earth Day
Stockport Council is calling on its residents to join them in supporting World Earth Day by signing up to five pledges.
Stockport Council Invests in Community Organisations
Community groups in Adswood, Bridgehall and Offerton have received a funding boost to support the development of their groups.
Have Your Say on Council Online Services and Websites
Nearly two-thirds of people in Stockport use the internet regularly to bank, shop or keep in touch with friends and family.
Adswood and Bridgehall Rise to the Healthy Challenge
Adswood and Bridgehall community groups rose to the challenge to cook a healthy cake at ‘A Big Cake Off’ on Saturday 19th March.
Stockport Exchange Reaches New Heights
Project partners met on site this week to celebrate the topping out of a new Grade A office at Stockport town centre's new gateway development, Stockport Exchange.
Council Launches New Arts Project ‘Off The Wall’
The Council is working in partnership with community arts organisation ‘Let’s Go’ to deliver a new creative arts project inspired by the restoration of Bramall Hall.
Consultation on New Devolution Powers for Greater Manchester Combined Authority
The consultation allows people to submit their thoughts and comments on the powers that Greater Manchester will have.
Council Reminds Residents of the Dangers of Drug Driving
It’s been a year since a new law was introduced in England and Wales, which sets legal limits for drivers for blood level of prescribed and illegal drugs.