News Room

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


Preparing for Adulthood

On Friday 22 January 2016, 14-19 Services held an event to discuss the Preparing for Adulthood (PfA ) agenda.

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Have an Amazing Half-Term at Stockport Museums

Stockport Museums have prepared and amazing programme for families to ensure no one is bored over the February half-term.

Stockport Holds its Fourth 14-19 Partnership Conference

The 14-19 Partnership Conference was held at the Village Hotel, Cheadle on Friday 29th January 2016.

Stockport 's Libraries Become Greater With Access To Millions More Books For Members

Stockport library users will soon be able to borrow books from other libraries across the region, thanks to a new initiative launching on National Libraries Day.

Charter Against Illegal Money Lending Launched In Offerton

Stockport Council has joined 12 partners in signing a pledge declaring a zero tolerance towards loan sharks across the borough.


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Council Unveils vision to Transform Stockport Rail Station
Stockport Council launch masterplan to regenerate the area around Stockport rail station in order to strengthen its connections as a transport hub for the town centre.
Events To Celebrate National Libraries Day At Stockport Libraries
On Saturday 6th February libraries across the country will be celebrating National Libraries Day and two events are being held in Stockport to mark the day.
Stockport Market Statement from Stockport Council
Stockport Council is to update traders on Stockport Market proposals at a meeting this week.
New Employment Support Service Launched For Stockport
On 12th January Stockport Council in partnership with Westbrook launched a new service providing support to people with mental illness as they prepare for employment.
Apprenticeships Store Celebrates Second Anniversary
Stockport's Apprenticeships Store celebrated its second successful year on Wednesday 13th January.
Death of Councillor Lenny Grice
Stockport Council is saddened to announce that Councillor Lenny Grice passed away last Sunday (17 January 2016).
Aurora Stockport Given The Green Light
The development of a new industrial park in Stockport has been given the green light after Stockport Council granted full planning permission for Aurora Stockport.
Caroline Simpson to join Stockport as New Corporate Director for Place
Stockport Council has appointed Caroline Simpson as the borough’s new corporate director for place.
Hospital stay for flu victims
Hospitals have begun admitting infected patients with several needing intensive care treatment
Are you ready for winter?
This is a question you should be asking yourself. Cold weather is expected to reach its worse by the end of the week, so we are advising that people start taking action.
Stockport Town Centre Welcomes New Car Park Operator
Stockport Council is pleased to announce the appointment of NCP to operate two major town centre car parks, following a competitive tender process.
Businesses Invited to a Briefing Session with the Interim Mayor for Greater Manchester
Stockport Council, together with Marketing Stockport, is inviting local businesses to attend a free briefing session with the Interim Mayor for Greater Manchster.
Over 6711 People across Stockport Living a Life Blighted by Chronic Smoking-Related Lung Diseases
Stockport Council and Stockport CCG are supporting Public Health England’s (PHE) New Year campaign and encouraging smokers to quit for good this New Year.
Children and Pregnant Women Urged to Get the Flu Jab
Children and pregnant women are being encouraged to protect themselves this winter by taking their free flu jab.
Young People Take Part in Model United Nations Debate
80 young people from nine Stockport secondary schools took part in a mock United Nations (UN) debate.
Statement on the Council's Dog Warden Services
Stockport Council has an in-house, day-time service and uses Animal Wardens Ltd. for out of hours and kennelling.
Mersey Author Amanda Brooke to Speak at Bredbury Library
Author Amanda Brooke will be talking about her work on Wednesday 20th January at 6.30pm at Bredbury Library.
It's A Green New Year Thanks To Stockport Residents
Stockport heads into the New Year as one of the countries greenest councils thanks to a continued effort to recycle.
New Road Access to Stockport Station as Stockport Exchange Work Continues
Work on phase 2 of Stockport Exchange has now begun and access to Stockport railway station is changing from January.
Council Opening Times Over Christmas and New Year
Information on Stockport Direct Centre (Fred Perry House) and Stockport Direct Local Centres opening hours during the festive period.