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Schools at breaking point

By Diane Inglis on Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Schools in Stockport are among some of the worst funded in the country and local head teachers are now claiming that they are unable to make any more efficiency savings to meet their depleted budgets.

Time running out for library consultation

Sunday, 02 December, 2018

As we recently reported, Stockport Council has set up an online questionnaire to ask library users about their experiences ahead of the proposed 'Open+' scheme.

Rail Link to Stockport?

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Traffic in Marple has been a major concern for many years. At peak times Stockport Road becomes a car park, with commuters from Glossop, New Mills, High Peak and beyond all funnelling through the town and adding to the already heavy local commuter traffic.

Community Pulls Together to Support Red Box Project

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Thursday, 22 November, 2018

No girl should have to miss school because she has her period. Sadly, as many as one in ten girls miss out on their education because they cannot afford sanitary products.

We will remember them

Sunday, 04 November, 2018

On Remembrance Sunday, Remembrance Services will take place throughout the borough – please note the different starting times:

What now for the Garden House?

Sunday, 28 October, 2018

Following the decision to refuse to grant planning permission, the team at the Garden House are considering their next move in the community farm's long-running planning saga.

Pre-Schoolers Playtime with the Mayor!

Monday, 22 October, 2018

Councillor Walter Brett, Mayor of Stockport, opened Hulme Hall Pre-School’s new outdoor classroom this morning and couldn’t resist trying it out for himself!

New bypass is showcased with community open day.

By Matthew Corrigan on Monday, 08 October, 2018

It's been a long time coming, but the new A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road is about to open. The project has not been without controversy. Construction began in early 2015 and long-suffering High Lane residents have put up with more than three years of construction work and its associated noise and inconvenience. The road has been designed to provide an East/West link across the conurbation, with the aim of removing traffic from already heavily congested routes. Various mitigation measures have been considered to try to ensure projected traffic increases have a minimal impact on the village.

First High Lane Dog Show a success

By Matthew Corrigan on Tuesday, 02 October, 2018

A late September sun made a welcome appearance on Saturday afternoon, helping to make the first ever High Lane Dog Show and Fun Day a resounding success. The event was hosted by the Friends of High Lane and Brookside Parks, and will hopefully be the first of many coming events to be alternated between the two sites.

Ludworth School hoping to increase numbers

By Diane Inglis on Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Plans to increase the number of pupils at Ludworth Primary School in Marple Bridge are causing concern for local residents worried about congestion and the lack of parking in the area.

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