The Leader of Stockport Council, Cllr Sue Derbyshire, takes your calls on the migrant crisis after announcing that Stockport will do its bit to help refugees. Plus former Hazel Grove MP Lord Stunell on reforming the House of Lords, negotiating the coalition agreement and more. Plus former NBA star John Amaechi talks about being granted the freedom of the City of London, and Christian Dick of Bredbury-based BTCC team Speedworks Motorsport on the team’s first ever podium.
Prospective parliamentary candidate for Hazel Grove, Lisa Smart tells Simon Kelsey why she thinks the proposed link road should go ahead.
With England Women’s cricket team beginning their Ashes Test against Australia on Sunday, Andy Searle speaks to Stockport’s leading woman cricketer, Jenny Halstead, who, as well as captaining the Cheshire women’s team, created history last weekend by becoming the first woman cricketer to score a half century in men’s 1st XI cricket.
She did this for Hazel Grove in their game with Dove Holes in the Peak Sports Derbyshire and Cheshire League.
Andy Searle goes into the Peak Sports Derbyshire and Cheshire League in this edition of Stockport Cricket Scene, speaking to Hazel Grove skipper Andy Oldfield about his own team’s start to the season and the other rival Stockport clubs in this league.
Glass Jungle are an unsigned Alternative Rock band from Hazel Grove. Formed in 2009 they have a rapidly growing fanbase. Renowned for their energetic live performances. Through constantly writing new songs they have honed their style and have lots of great hooks in their music.
PURE 107.8FM’s Russ Smith caught up with Max and Johnny to find out more about their music.