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Fundraising efforts to help Stockport mum receive vital cancer treatment

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Wednesday, 19 September, 2018

Heidi Greenwood from Stockport was diagnosed with a stage four brain tumour in May 2017. After enduring 33 courses of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the UK, the tumour kept growing and Heidi was told further radiotherapy would destroy her brain.

Marple WW1 Remembrance

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 16 September, 2018

November 11 2018 will mark one hundred years since the Armistice which effectively ended the First World War, bringing an end to hostilities on the Western Front. It will also see the culmination of a very special four year project to commemorate the sacrifice of the many local men who gave their lives on the battlefields of Europe and beyond.

Closure plans shelved

By Diane Inglis on Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

Proposals to close Marple and Bredbury sorting offices and relocate the 84 staff and services to an out-of-town delivery office in Stockport have been shelved.

Hulme Hall Celebrates Stunning GCSE Results

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

With 88% of pupils receiving a Level 4 or above in English and Maths, the Stockport school has much to celebrate.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

Stockport Grammar GCSE students enjoyed celebrating their outstanding results. 58% of grades awarded were A* to A or 9, 8 and 7 and 30 pupils achieved nine or more of these top grades.

Marple Neighbourhood plan ready to view

Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

A full draft of the Marple Neighbourhood Plan is now available to view.

New surface for Middlewood Way

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 12 August, 2018

Opened in 1985, the Middlewood Way was a shining example of what can be done to re-use abandoned railway lines. An instant hit, the route connecting Marple with Macclesfield remains popular with cyclists, walkers and horse riders to this day. Unfortunately, a lack of regular maintenance meant the Western section had fallen into disrepair. As we reported nearly two years ago, the Save the Middlewood Way group was formed to push for much-needed improvements.

New Head at Stockport Grammar School

Sunday, 12 August, 2018

Experienced, enthusiastic and highly regarded in the education world, Dr Paul Owen has made the short journey relocating across the Pennines from Sheffield to become Head of Stockport Grammar School, following the retirement of Andrew Chicken.

Stockport's summer reading challenge

Friday, 13 July, 2018

The Reading Agency and Libraries present Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge 2018.

Stockport's Real Tennis Stars serve up an ace with royal seal of approval

Sunday, 13 May, 2018

A quintet of pupils relished the opportunity to learn a new skill and showcase their talents in front of a member of the Royal Family, HRH Prince Edward The Earl of Wessex.

Beatrice Moore, Merryn Summersgill, Tristan Liddle, Alex Pollard and Yusra Nawaz attended coaching sessions at the Manchester Real Tennis and Racquet Club in Salford.