Wayne Jones, Chairman of Governors at Stockport Technical School, tells Simon why the “ground breaking” free school is being forced to close after just two years. Plus former first team coach Dan Millen on the demise of Stockport Sports. Also, Bramhall South & Woodford councillor Paul Bellis on his defection to UKIP — and a response from local Conservative leader Cllr Syd Lloyd.
Leader of the Conservative group on Stockport Council, Cllr Syd Lloyd, tells Stockport Focus it will be a “miracle” if UKIP defector Cllr Paul Bellis retains his seat in the May elections.
Local councillors Paul Bellis and Lenny Grice join Simon to debate the future of the former BAe Systems site at Woodford Aerodrome.
Sparkle is the annual festival for transgender people and anyone questioning their gender identity.
At the end of next week, Manchester will be hosting live entertainment, talks and workshops, a beauty pageant, meals and club nights.
Under the Rainbow has been getting more details from the festival’s Director, Bella Jay.
Heaton Norris mum Loni Campbell tells Simon her three-year-old children are devastated after their puppy Deebo was snatched from their garden on Sunday.