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


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.

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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.


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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.
Council Warns Residents Against Fraudulent Cold-callers
Council warns residents to be on their guard against fraudsters claiming that there is a ‘new requirement’ to pay for a call-blocking service on residential phone lines.
£3M to Transform Life-Changing Services for Stockport’s Vulnerable Families
Families in Stockport are set to benefit from a £3 million pound project aimed at transforming children’s social care.
Find New Opportunities For Your Business
All businesses regardless of their size, sector and age are looking for opportunities to develop.
Council Encourages Residents to Register to Vote
With one month to go until the General Election and Local Elections on May 7th, residents are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.
£50,000 Fund Available to Support Local Companies
Are you a small or medium sized business in Stockport with a great opportunity to improve your operational efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint?
New Café Operator is Appointed at Bramall Hall
Bramall Hall has appointed a new operator to run its café once its restoration programme has been completed.
Moved House? Make Sure You Haven’t Removed Your Ability To Vote
Stockport residents who have moved house in the last 18 months are being encouraged to make sure they are registered to vote at the right address.
Tell Us Who Makes You Proud
Stockport's extraordinary people are to be recognised in the Borough's popular citizen awards.
Edgeley Library to hold free digital skills workshops
Women seeking employment and looking to improve their digital skills are invited to attend free computing workshops at Edgeley Library.
Principal Contractor is Appointed for Restoration of Bramall Hall
Stockport Council has welcomed the appointment of its principal contractor, Lambert Walker, to undertake the restoration of historic Bramall Hall.
Work Starts On The A6 To Manchester Airport Relief Road
Local leaders come together to mark the start of environmental works for the relief road.
Council Wins Award for Integration and Innovation of Adult Social Care
Stockport Council has won an award from Skills for Care for the most effective approach to integration and innovation of adult social care.
Stockport Council Marks 32nd No Smoking Day With Tobacco Control Alliance Launch
On 11 March, The British Heart Foundation’s No Smoking Day returned for its 32nd year.
How Stockport Council Is Helping Local Employers
On 25 February 2015, Stockport Council hosted a successful employer engagement event.
Event Helps Young People Plan For The Future
Over 400 people attended an information event organised by Stockport Council during National Apprenticeship Week.
New ‘No Cold Calling Zone’ In Offerton
The Safer Stockport Partnership, which includes Stockport Council and the Police, are setting up a new ‘No Cold Calling Zones’ in the Offerton area.
Stockport’s First Ever Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony
The application process is now open to register to attend Stockport’s first ever Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony 2015.