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Body found in River Goyt identified
11th January 2013 at 10:15AM

A body found in a river is that of missing Michael Simpson, police confirmed yesterday. Michael, 22, from Heaton Norris, Stockport, has been missing since he left a New Year's Eve party in Stockport. Specialist officers and police divers se..
Man Drowns in River Goyt
8th January 2013 at 8:38AM

A man is believed to have drowned after being swept past frogmen searching for missing reveller Michael Simpson.

AN application has been submitted to Stockport Council to demolish The Grove Inn.The pub which was originally the Hazel Grove Inn, is thought to date back to 1790.The application was submitted by Andrew Snape of Snape Estate Agents, Bramhall...

A man was left seriously injured after he was savagely attacked during a night out. The 25-year-old is unable to recall the details of the assault, which happened on London Road, Hazel Grove, while he was out with friends.
Stockport Christmas Lights Switch On
7th November 2012 at 10:55AM

STEPS and The X Factor’s Matt Cardle are amongst the acts that will be performing at the Christmas lights switch on event, which starts at 2.30pm and is organised by Merseyway Shopping Centre.
al-Qaeda terror secret of £500k home
5th November 2012 at 10:12AM

Residents on an affluent suburban street have spoken of their shock after a neighbour admitted accessing a catalogue of terrorism information on a computer. Umer Farooq pleaded guilty to 14 counts of possession of material that could be useful t..
Grand Central re-Development
24th October 2012 at 10:41AM

Stockport Council and Muse Developments have signed and sealed a Development Agreement, marking an important milestone in the development of a high-specification office quarter, next to the train station in the town centre.Phase One consists of ..
Urgent Appeal for Tea Makers and Cake Bakers
19th October 2012 at 11:34AM

Contact the Elderly, the charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and isolation among older people, is urgently appealing for volunteers living in Stockport to spare just a few hours each month to help with the running of local tea parties ..

A woman has died after falling from a bridge in Stockport town centre, close to shops and Stockport Air Raid Museum. Police say the unidentified woman plunged from a bridge near St Peter's Gate at 2.20pm today. Enquiries are ongoing to esta..
Great Moor Cannabis Farm
12th October 2012 at 2:13PM

A police raid uncovered 400 plants suspected to be cannabis. Officers forced entry into a home on Buxton Road, Great Moor, on Tuesday morning (October 9) to carry out a search. A mixture of mature and sapling plants were discovered and they have..
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