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The UK Census data continues to trickle out and we now have lots of information broken down by ward. You can see the details on the MyStockport website here. So what do we know about Cheadle and Gatley ward? We’re pretty average for numbers of young people, and have slightly more elderly people than across […]

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Have you had your AAA Screening?

by Iain Roberts on 26 February, 2013

If you’re a man in your 65th year, you should be offered Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening (also called AAA Screening). It’s offered free of charge by the NHS. An abdominal aortic aneurysm can occur if the wall of your aorta – the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body – gets weak and […]

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Enjoy social basketball in Stockport

by Iain Roberts on 19 November, 2012

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve not played for a while, all are welcome to social basketball sessions. Men’s sessions are on Thursday nights from 7.30 to 8.20pm at the Stockport Sport for All Centre, Reddish Vale Technology College, Reddish Vale Road, Reddish, SK5 7HD. First session is free, then just £3 a session. For […]

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Photos from the Olympic Torch at Stockport College

by Iain Roberts on 24 June, 2012

We had a great time this morning helping out at Stockport College as the olympic torch came through. There was a lot more than just the torch to enjoy: the college put on a boxing demonstration, rowing machines, a band and dancing. Thank you to everyone involved in planning for today- it’s taken a lot […]

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Come along to the Lifestyle Market, 11am-3pm, Tuesday 22nd May, Tiviot Dale Hall, Stockport. Lifestyle Market

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Plans for new care home behind Abney Hall

by Iain Roberts on 4 April, 2012

Below are the presentation and handouts from Care UK, who are proposing replacing the existing office block behind Abney Hall with a care home.  The presentation was originally made to the Cheadle Village Partnership. Please do not take this as either support for, or opposition to the proposals – this will most likely end up […]

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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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Stockport Wellbeing Week

by Iain Roberts on 12 October, 2011

This is Stockport Wellbeing Week, organised by Stockport Mind, where you can find more information on what’s going on.  The events are all about being creative, getting out and about, having fun and connecting with each other and, most importantly, staying well.  Stockport Mind works for better mental health. There are lots of free events […]

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Stockport Breast screening survey

by Iain Roberts on 6 October, 2011

Have you used the Stockport mobile breast cancer screening units in the last six months?  If so, please take a few minutes to complete this online survey. Local residents may recall we’ve had a problem getting the mobile unit back into Cheadle – something for which the different sides are blaming each other, so please […]

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Fewer Stockport youngsters drinking alcohol

by Iain Roberts on 29 July, 2011

Excellent news from Stockport Council: A 2011 survey of 14-16 year olds, commissioned by Trading Standards North West and released this week, reveals that the number of school-aged children in Stockport who drink alcohol every week has halved since 2005, and more young people say they don’t drink at all. The main findings of the […]

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