News Room

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

Free Sunday Parking at Merseyway this Summer

Shoppers and visitors to Stockport will be able to enjoy free parking at Merseyway car park every Sunday this summer from 5th July to 30th August 2015.

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Keep Cool this Summer

As the weather starts to get warmer, it is very important to keep cool this summer, especially young children and the elderly.

Event to Help Parents Plan for their Children’s Future

Stockport Council is encouraging residents to attend an information event to learn about the options available to young people when they leave school or college.

Armed Forces Day in Stockport

To mark Armed Forces Day on Saturday 27th June, events are being held across the borough.

Tony Lloyd to be appointed Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester

Tony Lloyd will be officially appointed Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester this Friday, 26 June.

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Statement on Edgeley Park
An opportunity has arisen for Stockport Council to purchase the Edgeley Park Football Ground from the current owners, Cheshire Sport.
Stockport Council launches Redrock Stockport as contractor Wates Construction is appointed
Stockport Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Wates Construction as the main contractor for the development of Redrock Stockport.
Council Backs Diabetes Week 2015
Stockport Council is getting behind Diabetes Week in support of residents who have diabetes and those who may be at risk of developing the disease.
Council Offers Free Wellbeing Advice to Residents
Stockport Council, in partnership with Healthy Stockport, is offering free, confidential wellbeing advice to local residents.
Devolution set to propel seven-day primary care coverage across Greater Manchester
Plans for local access to primary care seven days a week across Greater Manchester, have been announced.
Retailers Support Crackdown on Legal Highs
Stockport retailers have pledged their commitment to end the sale of legal highs by signing up to a new Responsible Retailer Scheme.
Safer Stockport Partnership Launches it’s 2015 Summer Campaign
The Safer Stockport Partnership has launched a three-month long campaign aimed at reducing crime and anti-social behaviour across Stockport.
Council Supports National Carers Week 2015
Stockport Council is pleased to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our local carers through the National Carers Week, running from 8th-14th June 2015.
Council backs Foster Care Fortnight
Foster Care Fortnight
Looking to increase your local procurement?
Meet the Buyer could help your business purchase more of your goods and services from local companies
Time Running Out to Nominate in Citizen Awards
With less than two weeks to go to get nominations in for the 2015 Proud of Stockport awards, local people are being urged to get involved.
Staff Receive Digital Skills Training To Help Community
Residents can now get extra support to go online after 100 Council employees, working in libraries and advice centres, completed training to improve their digital skills.
Come and Meet a Local Crime Writer
Local crime writer, Chris Simms, will be speaking at Bredbury Library on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 between 6pm and 7pm.
Stockport Celebrates 70th Anniversary of VE Day
Over 7,000 people joined Stockport Council and its partners to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day at Stockport Museum and Market Place this weekend.
General and Local Elections Results
The results of the voting in the Parliamentary constituencies for the Stockport area on 7th May 2015 have been declared.
Stockport Council and Partners Support World Asthma Day
Stockport Council, together with the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group, will be supporting World Asthma Day on Tuesday 5 May.
Stockport Doing Dementia Differently at The Plaza
A powerful evening of film and theatre giving an insight into how dementia affects individuals and families, will be taking place at the Plaza Theatre.
VE Day Celebrations in Stockport
Stockport Council, along with its partners has organised a very special range of events to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day.
Hat Works Museum Celebrates 15th Birthday
Stockport’s iconic Hat Works, the UK’s only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear, turns 15 years old this April.
Start-Up Funding For New Childminders Doubled
Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can nurture children and help them develop? If so, then Childminding may be for you.