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.
Jess Foley was at Disley Primary School for Pure on Sunday 28 October 2012 when Sophie Ellis-Bextor played a special one off gig in the village.
It was the grand prize for Persil’s Mosh and Wash competition won by 6 year old William Hampson from Disley.
Local singer-songwriter Loren Ellis, who featured in our Stockport Finest competition last year, talks to Louise about her music, her expectations for 2011, over-coming Anorexia and her charity sky-dive for Beat.
Beat the UK’s largest eating disorders charity. Loren’s new album is available for download and all proceeds are being donated to Beat as the charity that has helped her to deal with her illness. www.songstall.com/lorenellis
February 21-28 is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Beat operate a Youth helpline, call 0845 634 7650.