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Stockport Adult Learners Week

by Lib Dem team on 11 May, 2012

From Stockport Council: Adult Learners Week celebrations in Stockport start with a day of events at the Stopford Open Learning Centre on Saturday 12th May from 11am-3pm. The themes for this year’s events, organised by Stockport Council’s Continuing Education Service, include Learning through Art and Culture, Learning with your Family/Community, Learning for Health, Learning through […]

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Stockport’s FLAG (“For Local Advice and Guidance”) organisation offers confidential, free and independent local advice and guidance about adult health and social care services. More than 2,200 customers were supported in 2011 from right across Stockport, aged 16+. Issues and concerns people went to FLAG for help with include finance and benefits, disability, carers and […]

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Iain travels round Stockport on a mobility scooter

by Lib Dem team on 25 August, 2011

On Tuesday morning I spent a fascinating couple of hours finding out what it’s like to be in a mobility scooter in Stockport town centre. I was ably escorted on my tour by Stephanie, Vice-Chair of Shopmobility and by Shopmobility manager John Leatherbarrow. Shopmobility is the charity – part Council funded – that hires out […]

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Pride in Cheadle awards – coming soon

by Lib Dem team on 16 October, 2010

At our Cheadle Area Committee on Tuesday, councillors voted to have a “Pride in Cheadle” awards next year (including Gatley and Heald Green – the name may be changed a little, though what to call our area without it getting too wordy has always been a challenge). We will be asking for nominations in a […]

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Town Centre Economic Research Project

by Lib Dem team on 26 June, 2010

From the Council: Stockport Council, on behalf of the Stockport Partnership, has commissioned a research and engagement project, to review employment and skills issues, and improve awareness of support services in the Town Centre residential area. The Neighbourhood Renewal Team will be carrying out this work. They have extensive knowledge and experience of worklessness and […]

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Age Concern in the town centre

by Lib Dem team on 21 June, 2010

The Better Safe Than Sorry Event will be held on Friday 25 June 2010 9.00am – 3.30pm Merseyway Shopping Centre, Stockport (outside Westgate Store) To support the valuable work of Age Concern Stockport’s ‘Safeguarding Older Adult Project’ (SOAP) you will find over 20 stalls providing free information and advice on services available in Stockport. For […]

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Win prizes at parents’ cross country race

by Lib Dem team on 28 January, 2010

For the first time, Manchester Harriers are holding parent’s cross-country races on Saturday 6th February, and there’ll be prizes! Harriers run the Primary Schools Cross Country League at William Scholes Field, Gatley on Saturday mornings from 10am. The remaining dates of the season are Saturday 6th February and Saturday 6th March.  The league has been […]

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Stockport Dignity in Care event, 28th Jan

by Lib Dem team on 19 January, 2010

Three of the seven areas inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) were judged to be “performing excellently” and four were “performing well.” In addition the CQC said that all Stockport’s services for older and vulnerable people in 2008-09 consistently delivered above minimum requirements for local residents, were cost effective, and contributed to a better […]

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