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Stockport's Hidden Bridge To Be Revealed

The 145-year-old Lancashire Bridge in Stockport Town Centre has been hidden under Warren Street since 1937.

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New Rail Plan for Stockport

Stockport Council, working in consultation with Transport for Greater Manchester, has published a new vision for rail travel in the Stockport area.

Romiley And Tangshutt - Get Fit! Get Active With Outdoor Gym Equipment

From the end of January 2015, work will start on the installation of outdoor gym equipment at Romiley Park, followed by Tangshutt Playing Fields.

Mercian Regiment To Parade In Stockport On Friday 23rd January

A (Grenadier) Company, 2nd Battalion MERCIAN Regiment (Cheshire, Worcester and Foresters, and Staffords) will be holding a homecoming March Past through Stockport.

One Way Tattoo Parlour Receives Top Rating From Council

Stockport Council is pleased to announce the first tattoo parlour in the borough to receive a rating from the Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme is One Way Tattoo.


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Stockport Road Works Information
Information on the latest scheduled roadworks taking place in Stockport.
Council Advises Residents On How To Avoid The Winter Blues
As temperatures start to drop, Stockport Council wants to make sure local residents don’t feel under the weather this winter.
Free Support to help Stockport Smokers Quit for 2015!
As part of a New Year, New You campaign, Stockport Council and partners are urging smokers in Stockport to quit for 2015 to help improve their health and save money.
Stockport Market To Open A New Hall Selling Vintage Goods
After significant interest from vintage goods traders, Stockport Council has recently signed a lease to open a new vintage retail centre in Stockport Market Place.
Community Encouraged To Attend The Offerton Kill The Chill Event
Stockport Council is encouraging residents to attend the Offerton Kill the Chill event, where the community will be able to learn more about staying warm.
Council warns of cold weather alert issued across North West
The Met Office has issued a Level 3 alert for the North West of England – meaning that severe weather is now occurring.
Council Encourages Community To Donate Warm Coats This Winter
Stockport Council has launched a Winter Coat Drive Campaign to make sure the community, particularly children, is warm during winter through the donation of winter coats.
Flu Vaccine Still Highly Beneficial, Despite Increase Incidence Of The Disease
It has been widely reported in the national press that flu rates are at a three-year high in the country and mutated strains of the virus have emerged.
Stockport Supports Holocaust Memorial Day
Stockport Council is supporting Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 27th January.
Council Encourages Residents To Prepare For Winter With Kill The Chill Campaign
Stockport Council has re-launched its Kill the Chill campaign to make sure the local community is prepared for the winter months.
New Year, New You in 2015!
Stockport Council is encouraging residents and their families to get healthy in the New Year!
Information Day For Parents And Carers Of Children And Young People With Special Educational Needs And/Or Disability
Stockport Council and the Council for Disabled Children are holding an information day on Friday 16 January.
Residents Urged To Have A Say On 'Investing in Stockport'
Stockport Council has set out a clear plan to ensure local people continue to receive excellent services in the future through ‘Investing in Stockport’.
Council launches new one-stop-shop for local information online.
Today Stockport Council has launched its new ‘Find it’ information portal on its website.
Residents Urged To Take Flu Vaccine Following Outbreak In Wales
Stockport residents are being encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu, following recent reports of outbreak cases across Wales.
Greater Manchester Councils Unite To Suppport Armed Forces
Greater Manchester’s ten councils have united to sign a major agreement to put armed forces personnel and veterans at the heart of public services.
More Foster Carers Needed In Stockport
Stockport Council is encouraging residents to use the festive period to consider becoming a foster carer.
Businesses To Benefit From My Stockport Account
Over 500 Stockport businesses have registered for their secure online ‘My Stockport Account’.
Residents Urged To Recycle At Christmas
Stockport Council is encouraging residents to recycle as much as possible over the festive season as part of its ‘Get Involved - Right Thing, Right Bin’ campaign.
Festive Recycling And Waste Collections
Stockport Council is encouraging residents to recycle as much as possible over the festive period as part of its ‘Right Thing, Right Bin’ initiative.