News Room

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


Make Sure You Can Vote in Future Elections

Local residents will soon be receiving a Household Enquiry Form reminding them to confirm if their details are correct on the Electoral Register.

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Another Successful Year For GCSE Results In Stockport

It is another successful year for pupils in Stockport following the publication of the 2016 GCSE results for all of the borough’s secondary schools.

August Bank Holiday Events

August bank holiday is only a few days away, if you are struggling to decide how to spend it, here are a few events and ideas to help you out.

Stockport Council Encourages Residents to ‘Join in, I am Team GB’

Are you ready to be part of the nation’s biggest ever sports day? On the 27th August, Stockport Council will be encouraging residents to get out and get active.

Students Urged to Get Meningitis W Vaccine

Young people are being urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia before starting university.


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Leader Congratulates Stopfordian Kate Richardson-Walsh and the GB Women’s Hockey Team
Stopfordian Kate Richardson-Walsh carried the Union Jack at the closing ceremony on Sunday.
Work Experience in Stockport for Young People
Since May 2016, Stockport Council has taken on more than 20 young people on a variety of work experience and internships.
Dogs Die in Hot Cars
In support of RSPCA’s campaign ‘Dogs Die in Hot Cars’, Stockport Council is asking residents to never leave their dogs or pets alone in a car on a warm day.
Blood Pressure Check at Fire Station Open Day
1 in 4 adults in Stockport have high blood pressure increasing risk of heart attack, stroke, dementia and kidney disease.
Town Centre Access Plan Marks a Successful First Year
Stockport Council is marking a successful first year of work on its Town Centre Access Plan (TCAP), making it easier for everyone to travel in and around Stockport.
Adult Education Courses
Looking to brush up your skills and move on at work, support your family or community, or just looking to start something new?
Apprenticeship Information Evening
The Apprenticeship Store will be hosting an Apprenticeship Information Evening on 30th August from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.
What Do You Think of the New Stockport Council Website?
The first version of Stockport Council’s new website has just been made public.
Fresh Flower Festival at Bramall Hall
Newly re-opened Bramall Hall is celebrating its stunning restoration with a fresh flower festival next month.
Don’t Be a Victim of Vehicle Crime this Summer
The Safer Stockport Partnership is raising awareness of vehicle crime to the residents of Stockport.
Stockport Students Celebrate A-Level Results Across The Borough
Students from across Stockport are celebrating after receiving their A-level and BTEC results today (18 August 2016).
Keep Your Home Safe
The Safer Stockport Partnership (SSP) is asking residents to keep their eyes peeled and think about their home security during the summer months.
Don’t Miss Out on Summer Events in Stockport
There is a wide range of fun, low-cost activities for everyone to enjoy across the borough during the summer holidays this year.
Progress at Stockport Exchange is marked with Holiday Inn Express Tour
Key representatives marked progress at Stockport Exchange with a guided tour of the new 115 bedroom Holiday Inn Express hotel
Council tax scam warning
Stockport Council is warning consumers to be on their guard following complaints from residents who have been approached by scam businesses.
Breast Screening in Brinnington
Women aged 50-70 in Brinnington are invited to their free NHS breast screening.
Walkers and older people advised to stay safe in the hot weather
Hope you're enjoying the 'summer'! Outdoor activities such as bowling are great way of keeping fit and socialising, but here's a reminder for you to be sun safe.
Stockport Supports the 'Get In - Go Far' Campaign
Stockport Council is encouraging to young people to look at the opportunities an apprenticeship may offer them
School admissions open
If your child is eligible to start Nursery, Reception or Secondary school in September 2017, the online application system is now open.
Council Leader Pays Tribute to Blossoms on No 1 Achievement
Stockport Council Leader Cllr Alex Ganotis has paid tribute to Stockport band Blossoms after they hit No 1 with their debut album.