Archive for the ‘Recreation’ Category

After lengthy discussion and negotiation with McCarthy and Stone, planning officers are recommending that their plan for 40 new apartments on Commercial Road at the site of the former Royal Oak should be approved. A strong argument for the plans were the need for housing generally especially given that Stockport’s housing plans are getting older […]

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Royal Oak Planning Application

by jontwigge on 7 April, 2018

It has been a long time coming but June will finally bring the McCarthy and Stone planning application for the former Royal Oak site on Commercial Road to Area Committee. Minor changes have been made to the design of the application to help meet planning officers concerns but it is not yet clear if all […]

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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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10 Screen Cinema Opens in Stockport Late November

by jontwigge on 7 October, 2017

Excitement continues to build around Stockport’s newest leisure destination, Redrock, as the opening in November draws closer. The Light Cinema and Redrock Stockport are gearing up for opening.   The fit out work on The Light Cinema has begun, bringing a state of the art 10 screen cinema to Stockport town centre in just a few […]

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by paulankers on 5 September, 2017

Local National Trust venue Lyme Park hold its Heritage Open Day this Saturday. This means FREE entry to the Park, House & Garden. They normally charge for parking and that isn’t mentioned in the blurb, so you might want to take some money for that.

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Norbury Church Film Night

by paulankers on 13 August, 2017

Norbury Church Film Club  will be watching ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, Oscar Wilde’s delightful exceedingly witty play brought to the big screen. Our source does not say which version of it, but we are hoping for the 1952 version over the 2002 remake. Saturday 26th August 6.30pm  

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Hazel Grove Gardening Club Show

by paulankers on 11 August, 2017

Organised by Hazel Grove and District Gardening Club, the 30th Annual Horticultural show takes place on Saturday 12th August 2017 at Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley Street, Hazel Grove, SK7 4JQ. Open for public viewing from 1pm – 3.30pm. Adults 50p accompanied children free. Trophies awarded at 3.30pm. Plants for sale, raffle and refreshments. Classes: […]

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It won’t come as a surprise to many here in Hazel Grove that our retailers are experiencing some difficulties. Stockport Council is preparing a new local plan at the moment – you can find out more about this at  The purpose of the local plan is to make Stockport and the surrounding areas as […]

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Summer Activities in Stockport

by jontwigge on 23 July, 2017

Stockport Homes is working in partnership with Life Leisure, SAVVY, Equity Housing and Stockport County to run a variety of sessions for children across the summer holidays. There’s a lot happening to cater for families and children as well as volunteering opportunities for young people over 13.

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Don’t Miss Hazel Grove Carnival This Weekend!

by paulankers on 13 July, 2017

Celebrating 40 Years of this Amazing Community Event The Theme This Year is……. The ’70s! More information here Hazel Grove Carnival 2017 Saturday, 15th July 2017 Funfair & Events from 10:00am @ Torkington Park – Hazel Grove Parade Starts 11:30am @ Highfield Road – Hazel Grove Our council candidate Paul Ankers will be helping out […]

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