Stockport jobs fair returns next week!

Stockport Council are bringing together over 30 local employers who have hundreds of jobs they are looking to fill. The Stockport Jobs Fair is returning to Stockport Town Hall on Tuesday 26th September, between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Joining the event will be some of the businesses opening at Redrock who have a wide range of roles available. Stockport College will also be speaking about the training they offer at the Manchester Airport Academy.

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Prices by type in the last few years

The average unweighted sold prices of houses and flats have generally seen a steady incline over the last eight years. It’ll come as no massive surprise the houses are typically more expensive than flats but, the movements over time are nonetheless telling.

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How commuting patterns are helping the local property market

How often we commute to the office and how long it takes each day has major implications on where we all choose to live. While the ever-increasing use of technology has made it easier to work from home, most people living in Britain still take part in the ‘daily grind’, with a staggering three-million commuters now spending more than two hours to get to work.

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Progress update on the A6 roadworks..

You will be pleased to know that the works to the A6 bridge is going well and is still on track to complete on time. Stockport Council are providing a weekly update on the works on their website, and also diversion details which are very handy if, like me, it is effecting your daily commute.

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Derelict pub set to be converted into a private nursing home

Planning has now been submitted by the new owners of The Adswood Inn, to transform it in to a new 60 bedroom private nursing home. It is a building of great potential, set within Cale Green’s conservation area, and should produce a fantastic end product once the works are complete, tieing it in nicely with the stunning neighbouring period residential properties.

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Stockport Council’s Business Investment Programme

‘Ready to Grow’ is a new Government Investment Programme which has been set out to help and encourage people to try out new ideas in the market place, that would deliver real social value to the Stockport community. The scheme offers an investment of £5,000 to local entrepreneurs, voluntary groups, charities and private businesses, plus a ‘buddy’ to be paired up with to ensure maximum success.

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Stockport Local Plan

Over the next two years Stockport Council are looking to have transparent discussions with Stockport residents and businesses regarding what land is needed to accommodate the homes, jobs, new infrastructure and local facilities needed in the area, from now until 2035. Here is a short video by Alex Ganotis, Stockport Council Leader, talking about the Stockport Local Plan. You can read all information and have your say by clicking here.

Stockport Local Plan 2017

Watch the Leader of the Council talk about the Stockport Local Plan. You can also learn more about it and give your views at your local drop-in events. Find your local event here:

Posted by Stockport Council on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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work has begun on the development of the cale green and heaviley conservative club

I was lucky enough, last week, to have a look around the ongoing development of the Cale Green & Heaviley Conservative Club, and it is going to be superb! Located on Dundonald Street, the club is being converted in to four large apartments. It will retain several of its original features and is set to be ready before the end of the year. There will also be a three bedroom detached house built within the grounds.

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Stockport Centre section of the A6 due to close soon for 12 week’s!

This will potentially be terrible news for some… a major part of the A6 will be closed from July 24th for 12 weeks as essential repairs are being done to the bridge below. The area in question runs between Exchange Street (Near the Garrick Theatre) and Heaton Lane, with both lanes permanently shut throughout this time. You might want to start researching alternative routes!

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