Stockport residents face a 3.75% increase to their council tax this year — we hear from Leader of the Council Cllr Sue Derbyshire and Conservative group leader Cllr Syd Lloyd. Plus hero teenager Charlie Ainsworth from Romiley talks about saving his elderly neighbour — and his cat — from a house fire. And is it ever acceptable to ask someone to leave a shop because their child’s throwing a tantrum?
Miss The Basement this week? Not to worry, you can listen again here! This week the guys talked about the Stockport teen market which they’ll be attendng this Sunday, and they spoke to Tom Barratt to find out what to expect. They also discussed Britains Got Talent and The Voice, and whether reality shows are too caught up on image. They also had the usual Basement Bangers, Gig Guide, Gaming Update, and Guess The Year was back!
On 7 February 2012 the fifth Proud of Stockport awards were held at Stockport Town Hall ballroom to honour some of the Borough’s unsung heroes.
Pure’s Paul Holloway caught up with host broadcaster Gordon Burns, Leader of Stockport Council Dave Goddard, County boss James Gannon and some of the winners including;
Jackie Wood from Reddish charity Arc (Life Changing Award)
Hannah Whitley (Stockport Sports Personallity of the Year)
Joe Barratt from Screen Stockport (Young Citizen of the Year)
Sarah Pritchard from Cafe Unity (Volunteering Champion)
Chrissie Ince from H3 (Enterprising Citizen)
Linda Lee from Rainbow 88 (Community Spirited Organisation)
Sculptor John Blakeley (Ambassador for Stockport)
For a full list of winners visit website below: