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The Manchester Harriers, who have long had a local link (they used to be based at Scholes Field, Gatley and currently hold their Primary School cross-country event at The Cheadle College) are bringing back the Manchester Mile, last run in the 1950s. Any Runners/Athletes who would like to get an accurate time for the Iconic MILE Distance, […]

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Swim…walk…run – Stockport Big Event 2014

by Iain Roberts on 30 May, 2014

Stockport Big Event 2014, run by Life Leisure, kicks off in July. There are three events, each suitable for all ability levels. See Marketing Stockport for all the info on the swim, run and cycle events.

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Cheadle’s new BMX track opens on 5th April 2014

by Iain Roberts on 5 March, 2014

One of our long-running projects – the new Cheadle BMX Track at Bruntwood Park – is a month away from opening and it’s looking pretty good! The official opening will be on 5th April 2014.

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Free multi-sports activities for all the family

by Iain Roberts on 15 August, 2013

Life Leisure, in partnership with local community groups are running summer multi-sports activities for children across Stockport on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, bringing local communities together. Qualified sports coaches will be on hand each day, between 4.00pm and 6.00pm, ensuring participants enjoy a range of sports, with something on offer for all of the […]

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Workshops to help your sports club secure more funding

by Iain Roberts on 8 August, 2013

Greater Sport – who support sport across Greater Manchester – are running two workshops for sports clubs on how to find and secure funding. The first is on the evening of Wednesday 25th September 2013, the second on Tuesday 4th March 2014. Both are in Oldham and there’s a £15 fee to attend. For more […]

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Due to a number of issues, primarily around booking and scheduling clashes, Manchester Harriers Schools Cross Country League is moving from Scholes Fields over to the Cheadle campus of Cheadle and Marple College.

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Writing for Pleasure (WFP) is for people who want to write, who derive pleasure from words and ideas, and who love reading. WFP is a writers’ workshop where you can meet other writers, tackle writing activities with others, and share feedback. Everyone is welcome to attend. Suitable for all ages. For more information please ring […]

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The Lib Dems have welcomed an extra £770,280 being given to primary schools across Stockport to boost PE and Sport. Cheadle Primary School will receive £9,120.  Gatley Primary will get £9,795, Lum Head £8,765 and North Cheshire Jewish £9,095. Schools will have to spend the sport funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, […]

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Back to netball in action

by Iain Roberts on 28 February, 2013

I had a great time visiting the Back to Netball session at the Cheadle & Marple College (Cheadle Campus) this evening. Back to Netball is an open session for women of all ages. When I went along this evening there were about 20 ladies in the sports hall at Cheadle and Marple College in Cheadle. […]

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Cheadle Town FC looking to improve facilities

by Iain Roberts on 12 February, 2013

Cheadle Town FC, who play at Park Road, Cheadle, are looking to improve onsite facilities. The club has already invested in a 3G artificial pitch for 5-a-side football (available for hire for £30 an hour, or £250 for a ten hour block booking – call Gary on 07754 465912 to book). Now they plan to […]

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