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Take part in Stockport’s summer reading challenge

by Iain Roberts on 21 July, 2015

Stockport Council is encouraging children across the borough to participate in the Record Breakers, Summer Reading Challenge 2015 over the school holidays. Organised by The Reading Agency charity and the public library network, the annual Summer Reading Challenge aimed at 4 – 11 year olds and their families is simple and fun. All children need […]

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Stockport Council is supporting Foster Care Fortnight, running from 1st to 15th June 2015. Find out how you can make a real difference in a child’s life, and how you’ll be helped and supported every step of the way. Click here for more information.

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Mark Hunter brought Deputy PM Nick Clegg to meet Dan and Joanne Thompson on Thursday. Dan and Joanne founded Millie’s Trust after the tragic death of their nine month old daughter Millie at Ramillies Hall School, Cheadle Hulme in 2012. Supported by Mark, Dan and Joanne have battled to change the law. The fight has […]

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Lib Dems deliver strong road safety in Cheadle

by Iain Roberts on 31 March, 2015

Mark Hunter and the Lib Dems have always made road safety a priority – and as a result we have some of the safest roads in the country. Every accident is one too many, but we’re proud that fewer people are injured or killed on our roads than almost anywhere else in the country. This […]

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Success for Millie’s Trust campaign

by Iain Roberts on 12 March, 2015

Since the tragic death of Millie Thompson in a nursery in Cheadle Hulme back in 2012, local MP Mark Hunter has supported Millie’s parents Joanne and Dan in their campaign to to make paediatric first aid training for new nursery staff compulsory. Mark has today welcomed official confirmation from the Childcare Minister that the Government is […]

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Official praise for Stockport’s adoption service

by Iain Roberts on 10 March, 2015

Stockport Council has received a letter from Edward Timpson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, congratulating us on the performance of our adoption service following publication of the 2014 Adoption Scorecards. The Council has met the Government’s threshold for the time taken to place children with their adoptive parents. In doing […]

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Lib Dem Stockport wins apprenticeship award

by Iain Roberts on 20 September, 2014

Lib Dem-led Stockport Council has won a coveted national apprenticeship award for the Council’s work employing apprentices. The Council won the National Apprenticeship Service’s North West – Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Staffordshire – Regional Award for Macro Employer (over 4,999 employees) of apprentices. The award recognises the Council’s achievements of employing apprentices at Levels 2-5, […]

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Adoption campaign a success

by Iain Roberts on 3 July, 2014

A regional campaign backed by Stockport Council to raise awareness of the need for adopters has been highly successful. Since the launch of the Adoption North West campaign in March, Stockport has seen 34 families come forward to make enquiries about adopting a child. Adoption North West is a collaboration between Stockport Council and 21 […]

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