Illegal Tobacco

2nd February 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

‘A toxic cocktail of chemicals’: sniffer dog seeks out 5kg of illegal tobacco

A sniffer dog has found 5kg of illegal tobacco after a routine inspection by police. The tobacco was found in the form of 13,050 cigarettes and 4.5kg of...


12th November 2021 | By Ben Pledger

Construction underway for Stockport’s multi-million-pound transformation

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is working in partnership with Stockport Council and Greater Manchester Combined Authority to build a new bus interchange as part of a £1bn...


16th November 2020 | By Paolo Granelli

Stockport Council holds crucial meeting to decide future of greenbelt site

Stockport is to host an extraordinary council meeting tomorrow night (Tuesday) to make a crucial decision regarding the Greater Manchester spatial framework (GMSF).  Unlike other...


16th November 2020 | By Paolo Granelli

Hazel Grove activists stand against greenbelt development as ‘space for the community’

An energy company wants to build 150 new homes on the 53-acre greenbelt site of Mirrlees Fields in Hazel Grove . Man Energy want to build on...


13th November 2020 | By Paolo Granelli

Councillor Road shop owners left in the dark about Cheadle towns fund

Cheadle residents and business owners say they have been kept in the dark about a £500,000 fund to improve their neighbourhood. The town fund aims...


4th November 2020 | By Paolo Granelli

Stockport greens plant seeds of universal basic income as solution to woes of pandemic

Stockport Green Party is backing calls for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) to be brought in by the government as part of the response to covid-19. ...


13th October 2020 | By Matthew Kay

Pro wrestling returns to Stockport after eight months of lockdown stoppage

Wrestling fans rejoiced when the first Greater Manchester pro wrestling show since lockdown began took place in Stockport. Futureshock Wrestling held the first Greater Manchester...


29th September 2020 | By Harry Hansen

Free tablet and laptop devices being offered to Stockport residents who have no access to the internet

Stockport residents without access to the internet are being offered free tablet and laptop devices to help them stay connected during the Covid-19 pandemic. The...


1st December 2019 | By Max Yeatman

Stockport County Ladies secure first home win of the season with 4-1 thrashing of Bolton Wanderers Ladies

A first-half double from Chloe Mapp helped Stockport County Ladies seal a 4-1 win over Bolton Wanderers Ladies in the Women’s National League Division One...


6th November 2019 | By Sophie Cook

Stockport Gin considering expansion as business couple struggle with work-life balance

Stockport Gin owners Paul and Cheryl Sharrocks have serious expansion plans in mind as they struggle to keep up with their growing business. The couple...