Matthew Gilbert reviews the week’s events in the Cheshire County Cricket League for our local clubs, and looks forward to the weekend’s fixtures.
Chief Executive of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Ann Barnes, speaks exclusively to Stockport Focus. In a wide ranging interview Ann covers the crisis in A&E, Devo Manc, upcoming reforms to the NHS in Greater Manchester and much more. Plus a special report on homelessness in Stockport, with Tom who was left homeless after the guest house he was staying in closed down, Stockport Homes and Brendan Cojeen from local charity The Wellspring. The politicians are out in force ahead of the General Election – Todd Fitzgerald from the MEN analyses the week’s political action, Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander gets a grilling on a visit to Bredbury, as does Mayor of London Boris Johnson in Marple. And hear from the man waging war on parking fines: former Mayor of Stockport and retired solicitor, Eric Pyle.
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Marple is the focus for this week’s Stockport Cricket Scene as Andy Searle assesses their season as Stockport’s leading club and also chats to their legendary former wicketkeeper Tommy Hodson. He also reports on a great evening in prospect at nearby Hawk Green this monday when the club’s 1st XI will be taking on an England legends team captained by Michael Vaughan.
With a third of the League season gone, almost all of Stockport’s clubs in the Vivio Cheshire County League are already involved in championship, promotion and relegation issues. Andy Searle assesses the prospects of the various clubs and also reports on the retirement of Poynton’s Brian Kingham, one of the legends of Stockport cricket.