Bolton Wanderers to face Stockport County in the FA Cup 1st round

Bolton Wanderers are set to face Stockport County at home in the FA Cup 1st round. Wanderers fell at the first hurdle in last years competition, losing 3-2 to Crewe Alexandra at the UNIBOL. Wanderers are of course seven time finalists in the competition, winning four in 1923, 1926, 1929...
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Wanderers To Face Stockport County In FA Cup

Wanderers will be at home to North-West neighbours Stockport County in the first round of the Emirates FA Cup. Ian Evatt’s men will host County at the University of Bolton Stadium over the weekend 5-8 November after being paired with the National League side in Sunday's draw. Stockport booked their...
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Firefighters drill in moving ‘big water’

STOCKPORT — Many fire companies in the Twin Counties protect homes that are located in areas without fire hydrants. If fire should break out in one of those homes, fire companies need to get as much water to the scene as quickly as possible. This past weekend, 18 fire departments...
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Expert Opinion: Implementing hybrid working

Liz Chiva (pictured), HR Director at Stockport accountancy firm, Hallidays explains some of the policies, contractual changes and legal risks that should be considered when implementing hybrid working in your business. With the pandemic turning the way many of us work on it’s head, many businesses and organisations are now...

Stockport young people receive over £27,000 for community projects

Community projects led by and for young people in Stockport have received £27,927 in Special Projects from R Time. The funding supports young people to make decisions and take action, which positively affects their communities and the people who live in them, resulting in reduced anti-social behaviour. The R Time Special projects funding is jointly managed by Life Leisure, the Stockport Youth Justice and Targeted Youth Support Services and Stockport Homes Group.

Aldi reveals Stockport locations being targeted in 100-store expansion plans

Discount supermarket chain, Aldi, has revealed the areas in Stockport that is it targeting to build new stores as part of plans to open 100 UK branches over the next two years. The German chain has pledged to invest £1.3 billions to grow its retail estate by 2023, and has...

Stockport County - Stamford head to head game preview and prediction

Stamford have conceded over 0.5 goals in their last 8 games. See below the last game results of Stockport County and determine their current form and scoring ability. See below the last game results of Stamford and determine their current form and scoring ability. The table below shows the extended...

Stockport 'Banksy': Mystery over artwork on pub wall solved

The mystery surrounding a Banksy-style mural which appeared on the side of a pub has been solved after another artist claimed it as his work. A stencilled spray painting of a boy flying a kite appeared outside the Griffin Hotel pub in Stockport on Sunday. A man who lives nearby...

New report reveals role of VCFSE sector in Stockport pandemic response

A new report, commissioned by Stockport Council and Sector3, has revealed new insights into the role of the voluntary, community, faith-based and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as its wider contribution to local communities. The data and evidence in the report found the VCFSE sector...

Demolition begins at Stockport’s old bus station

Demolition work is set to begin at Stockport’s former bus station to make way for a new state-of-the-art transport interchange, rooftop park and 196 new apartments in the town centre. Work will begin on 18th October, and bus services have already relocated to a temporary facility at Heaton Lane car...

Stockport manufacturer secures support for low carbon innovation

A Stockport manufacturer is among 80 businesses developing low carbon innovation in partnership with leading universities through the Eco-I North West programme. Fibrestar Drums, based in Hazel Grove, manufacture fibre drums and products for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food, and automotive industries, and through the programme is partnering with Lancaster University to research and develop new materials and solutions which will have a lasting impact on the environment.

Head of Service for Fair and Inclusive Stockport

Salary: MB1 (£57,817 - £65,823) Stockport is the 8th most polarised borough in England. The fundamental purpose of this role is to progress the Borough’s ambition to address inequality across our communities. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of leading and influencing human centred change who is...

Successful first sustainability summit for business in Stockport

The first Stockport Sustainability Summit aimed at informing, educating and helping businesses to take action to address the climate crisis, took place last week and was part of a joint event between Marketing Stockport, Planet Mark and One +All. This inaugural event was part of the Planet Mark’s Zero Carbon...

Pop-up vaccination clinics confirmed for home schooled 12-15 year olds in Stockport

12-15 year olds in Stockport educated outside local authority schools through home schooling or distance learning, as well as those who have missed their in-school appointments due to illness or absence, will now be able to access their Covid-19 vaccination at pop-up clinics in October. The clinics will take place...