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LIVE: Labour and Lib Dems in showdown vote for control of Stockport council

With the authority under ‘no overall control’ once again, a crunch meeting will decide whether Labour or the Lib Dems will run the town hall for the next twelve months Stockport council will hold a crunch meeting tonight to decide who will run the town hall for the next year.

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LIVE: Labour and Lib Dems in showdown vote for control of Stockport council

Three youths arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after buses 'deliberately targeted' on estate

It comes after the M.E.N reported how one Stagecoach bus was left with 'every window smashed' last week Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a spate of criminal damage to buses in Stockport. All of the youngsters, aged 14, were detained by officers from GMP on Wednesday (18 May).

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Three youths arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after buses 'deliberately targeted' on estate

Scott Holding joins Watford academy from Stockport County

Watford have announced the signing of academy player Scott Holding from Stockport County. The youngster has signed a two-year deal with the option of a third. Holding recently captained County's Under 23s side and has also previously been on the books of Manchester United. He has already played at Vicarage Road, where he completed 90 minutes as a trialist as the U23s beat Wigan earlier this year.

watfordobserver.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 2
Scott Holding joins Watford academy from Stockport County

The Subplot | Stockport’s big test, Arndale sell-off, office investor ker-ching

Welcome to The Subplot, your regular slice of commentary on the North West business and property market from Place North West’s analysis editor, David Thame. THIS WEEK Stockport’s big chance: the town’s Mayoral Development Corporation is picking up speed, but can it maintain it?

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The Subplot | Stockport’s big test, Arndale sell-off, office investor ker-ching

Stockport makes ‘Top 10’ list for places to sell a property

Stockport has officially been named one of the ‘Top 10’ best places to sell a property in England and Wales. The list, compiled by Home.co.uk and Quick Move Now, looks at the amount of time properties in different areastypically spend on the market. Stockport sits in joint sixth place on the list, alongside Norwich and Middlesbrough, with a typical time on market of just 38 days.

aboutmanchester.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 3
Stockport makes ‘Top 10’ list for places to sell a property

Missing New Mills man seen in Stockport

Police have issued a further appeal to find Jack Edmunds, who has been missing from New Mills since Monday 9 May, after a reported sighting of him in Stockport. Jack, 33, was seen just before 6pm on Monday 16 May walking on Offerton Road. He was wearing dark jogging bottoms and a waterproof jacket which was dark turquoise coloured at the bottom and dark blue at the top.

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Missing New Mills man seen in Stockport

In the shadow of one of Greater Manchester's most iconic landmarks, a new community will soon emerge

It is the latest site to be brought forward under plans to create a 4,000-home ‘urban village’ within the Town Centre West regeneration zone. It's a landmark known across Greater Manchester. Soon, a new community will emerge in the shadow of Stockport's famous viaduct.

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In the shadow of one of Greater Manchester's most iconic landmarks, a new community will soon emerge

Join Stockport’s Secret Street Party to Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Published by: Scott Callan What are you doing over the Jubilee weekend? Have you heard about Stockport’s Secret Street Party on 4th June, a must-visit celebration? Hosted on the Underbanks, Stockport’s Secret Party will feature live music from The Tall Faces Band as well as local duo Blank Cheque, and DJ sets from DJ Clint Boon and SK1 Records.

stockportindependent.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 1
Join Stockport’s Secret Street Party to Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Fresh appeal launched to find missing man, 33, after Stockport sighting

Officers have been searching for Jack Edmunds for a week Police who have been searching for a missing man for a week are making a fresh appeal after he was reportedly spotted in Greater Manchester. Derbyshire Constabulary says Jack Edmunds was seen in Stockport on Monday evening (May 16).

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  1 day ago 1
Fresh appeal launched to find missing man, 33, after Stockport sighting

Stockport council praised for maintaining ‘good’ quality children’s services during pandemic

The quality of social work practice was said to be ‘consistently strong’. Stockport council has been praised by for maintaining ‘strong quality’ children’s services during the pandemic. The authority’s children’s services have been rated ‘good’ by the watchdog following an inspection carried out during late March and early April this year.

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Stockport council praised for maintaining ‘good’ quality children’s services during pandemic

Cyclist taken to hospital with head injury after crash in town centre

A cordon was put in place after the smash yesterday A cyclist was taken to hospital with a head injury after a crash in Stockport. Police officers and paramedics were called to the scene on Churchgate near the town centre yesterday afternoon (Tuesday). A bicycle and car were involved in a collision.

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Cyclist taken to hospital with head injury after crash in town centre

Children’s services are rated ‘Good’ in Stockport by Ofsted

Stockport Council’s Children’s Services has been rated ‘Good’ after a rigorous Ofsted inspection. The inspection looked at all services delivered by Stockport Family to children in need of help, protection, and children in care and care leavers. The inspection, which took place between 28th March – 1st April, found that “the strong quality of practice and services for families has been maintained, despite the high levels of Covid-19 and the increase in demand across the service.”

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Children’s services are rated ‘Good’ in Stockport by Ofsted

Air rifle shooting Uk

On the back of my moral dilemma thread, I'm interested to expand my knowledge of opportunities in Stockport / Manchester. My lads been like shit to a blanket with new his rifle tonight, which sounds worrying but without going into to much detail his life has been proper shit from 2 weeks into being 15 year old, he's 18 now and mobile-ish

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Air rifle shooting Uk

Latest coronavirus infection rates as cases rise in one area of Greater Manchester

Stockport continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in the region The coronavirus infection rate has gone up in one area of Greater Manchester. The weekly rates have fallen in the other nine boroughs, the latest figures show. Stockport continues to have the highest coronavirus infection rate in the region.

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Latest coronavirus infection rates as cases rise in one area of Greater Manchester

Stockport boss sings "f*** you Wrexham" after pipping Ryan Reynolds' side to title

Stockport County manager Dave Challinor has been caught on camera celebrating the club's title win at a local bar after they secured promotion to the Football League Stockport County boss Dave Challinor has been filmed singing "f*** you Wrexham" after pipping Ryan Reynolds' side to the National League title.

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Stockport boss sings

Starbucks plans to open new drive-thru near Stockport town centre

The coffee giant has submitted proposals for a new outlet which would replace Pizza Hut, at Garfield Court, off Great Portwood Street. Starbucks has plans to open a new drive-thru near Stockport town centre. The coffee giant has submitted proposals for a new outlet which would replace Pizza Hut, at Garfield Court, off Great Portwood Street.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Starbucks plans to open new drive-thru near Stockport town centre

Wirral Council recognised as first Carbon Literate Council in Merseyside

Three years after declaring a Climate Emergency, Wirral Council has received international recognition for its commitment to carbon reduction. The council has achieved Bronze status as a Carbon Literate Organisation, awarded by the Carbon Literacy Trust, and becomes the first authority in Merseyside to do so, joining councils such as Stockport, Salford and Warrington.

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Wirral Council recognised as first Carbon Literate Council in Merseyside

Former post office could have new lease of life as a burger and grill takeaway

To be named ‘Burger Beast Takeaway’, it sits in the middle of a small parade of shops. A former post office could be given a new lease of life as a takeaway. The shop, in Reddish, Stockport is set to be converted into a hot food outlet under plans submitted to the council by applicant Bilal Ashraf.

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Former post office could have new lease of life as a burger and grill takeaway

Stockport nursery baby death: Two people bailed

Two people who were arrested following the death of an eight-month-old baby after a "medical episode" at a nursery have been bailed. Police were called to an incident at a nursery in Stockport, Greater Manchester, last Monday. The girl was taken to hospital where she later died.

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Stockport nursery baby death: Two people bailed

Three missing children - who were thought to be in London - found safe and well

The youngsters were reported missing from different areas of Stockport Three missing children from Stockport - who were thought to be in London - have been found safe and well. Anthony, 11, and siblings Joseph and Alicia, aged 11 and 14, were all reported missing after they were last seen on Sunday (May 15).

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Three missing children - who were thought to be in London - found safe and well