SMBC Housing Company

24 August 2016 by Pure Radio

Stockport council are looking at developing a new company with the purpose of building much needed new homes.

Sheila Bailey, the Executive Member for Communities and Housing speaks to Pure’s Paul Holloway about heading up the housing committee and delving deeper into the initiative. She has assured Pure that the start up concept has cross party support.

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Virgin Trains, Stepping Hill & Giant Hogweed 21 Jul 15

21 July 2015 by Pure Radio

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.

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Greater Manchester Police clamps down on drink driving

9 December 2014 by Pure Radio

Greater Manchester Police has launched their Christmas anti drink driving campaign “none for the road”.

Jane Lomas spoke to Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Jim Battle, Inspector Matt Bailey-Smith from GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit and local mother Elaine Gordon who lost her son in a drink driving collision.

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