Archive for the ‘Employment’ Category

Free Training Courses for Adults on Benefits

by paulankers on 31 December, 2018

The team have been contacted by a training provider, Think Employment. Many people seem to struggle as they don’t know where they can go to access  training and support in our region. Their courses are funded by the European Social fund and are FREE to customers over 19 claiming any benefit where they are wanting to […]

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Government Fails Local Communities Again

by jontwigge on 4 October, 2018

Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, has said that due to an unexpected announcement from the government the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) is being delayed again. The GMSF describes the number of new homes, and industrial land, required across the whole region in the coming decades. The new announcement means that the government is adjusting […]

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GMSF Delayed Again – Less New Houses Needed?

by jontwigge on 5 July, 2018

The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) has again been delayed. The latest cause is mainly that new official population estimates show slightly slower growth than previously expected. The new date for the report to be published is October this year. What is most interesting about this is that even a relatively small reduction in demand […]

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Redrock Cinema Complex Opens in Stockport

by jontwigge on 26 November, 2017

Stockport’s new Redrock cinema complex opened this week. The Light have opened a ten screen cinema. There are a range of restaurants either open already or coming soon include Zizzi, Pizza Express, Gourmet Burger Company and Loungers. A gym opens in January and the new car park – accessible directly from the A6 for the […]

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Better Off Stockport – Your Money, Jobs and Advice

by jontwigge on 15 November, 2017

BetterOff is a new service for people who live in Stockport.  Did you know that BetterOff can show you the benefits you are entitled to and will help you to apply for them online. BetterOff also provides information on how to find and apply for jobs. The better off services are: Your Money and Benefits […]

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