Martin Candler Stockport Council’s Executive Member for Supporting Places spoke to Pure’s Paul Holloway about rubbish collection and highways development and repairs in Stockport.
With all of Greater Manchester’s hospitals missing A&E waiting time targets this week despite the mild winter, A&E Consultant Charlotte Doughty describes what it’s like on the front line at Stepping Hill. Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge with a gloomy weather forecast. And Jane goes to find out about GMP’s #nonefortheroad campaign.
Actress and singer Heather Peace is known for her television roles in Lip Service, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Waterloo Road.
In 2012, she released her first album – Fairytales. Next month, she’s hoping her second album The Thin Line will get a good reception.
She’s also a patron of Manchester Pride – the annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community festival.
When Heather spoke to Pure’s Sara, she explained that she feels such events are still important.
Andy Searle reports on another wet weekend for Stockport cricket and interviews Marple’s Australian overseas star Andrew McGuinness, who has made such a big impact on the Cheshire Premier League. He also rounds up this week’s international action with contributions from England’s Stuart Broad and Alex Hales on the latter’s memorable innings in the T20 international at Trent Bridge on Sunday.
As one of the country’s most iconic journalists and broadcasters, the now Right Honourable Baroness Bakewell of Stockport, is perhaps the nearest to homegrown royalty.