What impact will planned cuts to legal aid and the courts service have on Stockport? Liam Smith looks ahead to Stockport County’s friendly against a Manchester United U21 side. And the student who came up with a novel way of saving some cash whilst studying in Manchester — by camping in a Stockport back garden.
Plans to install ticket barriers on the underpass at Stockport station, Stepping Hill is awarded specialist hospital status and the most dangerous plant in Britain — that could be on its way to Stockport. Plus, Jane and Simon round up the rest of the week’s headlines.