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  • Awareness of Fostering in Stockport

    We are consulting in order to improve our fostering service and how we communicate it to the public. Fostering is one of a number of care options that offers children a home when they are unable to live with their birth family. In the UK around 80 per cent of looked after children live with foster families. It involves looking after children with different needs for different periods of time, receiving a weekly foster carer’s allowance. More
    Closed 26 July 2018
  • Mayoral Development Corporation - Regenerating Stockport's Town Centre West

    Stockport’s Town Centre West is set to become Greater Manchester’s newest, greenest, and coolest affordable urban neighbourhood. History and nature set a great context for streets and buildings to quickly establish a distinctive urban environment and a truly sustainable place to live. Town Centre West will be a walkable neighbourhood at the heart of things. It will provide a choice of homes and workspace. Residents and business... More
    Closed 10 March 2019
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Transport Consultation

    Central government funding for councils is reducing. The Council has already made savings of £100 million in recent years while delivering and even improving services for the residents of Stockport. Over the coming years we’ll be faced with further difficult decisions about how to prioritise our spending. In 2020/21, we need to make savings of £10 million. We want your views on a range of proposals which would contribute £4.2m to this target. We need your... More
    Closed 11 November 2019
  • Marple Leisure and Community Hub- Phase Two Public Engagement

    We are developing plans for a Marple Leisure and Community hub that could replace the existing Marple Pool and Marple Library in a new purpose built facility. We carried out some initial public engagement back in March to ask you what you would like to see in a new building and we have used this feedback to inform the work we’ve been doing since. Marple Pool has been closed since 2018 for health and safety reasons and would not be able to reopen without significant investment.... More
    Closed 4 January 2021
  • Tell us about Health and Social Care priorities

    We want to hear your views to help shape the joint ONE Health and Care Plan for the people of Stockport. This plan is about what we can all do to be healthier and have the care and support we need now and in the future. It builds on the work already being done across different organisations and brings it together into one plan. It will support the ONE Stockport Borough Plan which aims to make Stockport a great place to live and a healthy and thriving town. We want to hear your... More
    Closed 18 June 2021
  • Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Renewal Consultation - Responsible Dog Ownership

    Stockport Council is consulting on proposals to renew the existing Public Space Protection Order promoting responsible dog ownership in the borough. More
    Closed 7 September 2021
  • Road Safety around Schools – Brookside Primary School

    The Council’s overall strategic transport ambition is to increase the number of children walking or cycling to school to reduce congestion on roads, improve local air quality, and improve health outcomes. In order for this to be achieved, it is important that walking or cycling to school is a safe option for children and their families. To support this ambition, the Feasibility and Road Safety Team have been working to tackle key concerns which have been raised by schools and local... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Road Safety around Schools – Bredbury Green Primary School

    The Council’s overall strategic transport ambition is to increase the number of children walking or cycling to school to reduce congestion on roads, improve local air quality, and improve health outcomes. In order for this to be achieved, it is important that walking or cycling to school is a safe option for children and their families. To support this ambition, the Feasibility and Road Safety Team have been working to tackle key concerns which have been raised by schools and local... More
    Closed 7 January 2022
  • Gambling Policy in Stockport

    As a local authority Stockport Council is responsible for the licensing of a wide range gambling premises within the Stockport area, these include casinos, betting shops, bingo premises and gaming centres. The Council has a Gambling Policy which provides a framework around what issues will be considered relevant when determining gambling applications, what standards are expected, and, what action can be taken when things go wrong. The Council is required by law to review its... More
    Closed 21 January 2022
  • School Admissions and Term Dates Consultation 2023-24

    Stockport Local Authority is the Admission Authority for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in Stockport, it administers matters regarding admission arrangements on behalf of the Governig Bodies of all Voluntary Aided schools and Academies in the Borough. Accordingly, Corporate Support Services are undertaking this statutory consultation process with parents and other stakeholders for the whole family of Admission Authorities in Stockport. ... More
    Closed 23 January 2022
  • Road Safety around Schools – St Matthew's C of E Primary School

    The Council’s overall strategic transport ambition is to increase the number of children walking or cycling to school to reduce congestion on roads, improve local air quality, and improve health outcomes. In order for this to be achieved, it is important that walking or cycling to school is a safe option for children and their families. To support this ambition, the Feasibility and Road Safety Team have been working to tackle key concerns which have been raised by schools and local... More
    Closed 24 January 2022
  • Stockport Active Communities Strategy 2022- 2030

    The Active Communities Strategy was launched in 2019 and aims to support Stockport residents to become more active and to enjoy the health, social and environmental benefits of being more active. We are currently refreshing the strategy to make sure it still works for the people of Stockport. Evidence that physical activity and movement are good for us is undisputed. However, the factors that currently result in a less active lifestyle are complex. As a... More
    Closed 31 January 2022
  • Minimum Fare 2022

    Stockport’s hackney carriage trade association have approached the Council and requested the introduction of a prebooked minimum journey fee for Hackney Carriages. Please see the related documents below to read more about how Private hire and Hackney carriage taxis differ. More
    Closed 31 January 2022
  • Heaton Chapel Active Neighbourhood

    In October 2020, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC) undertook a consultation on Active Neighbourhoods, following the initial consultation Heaton Chapel was picked to run an Active Neighbourhood trial. An Active Neighbourhood is aimed at helping local residents to make short trips by foot, bicycle or public transport which can be achieved through new crossings, new walking and cycling routes and measures to prevent ‘rat-running’, along with a variety of other... More
    Closed 6 February 2022
  • Bee Networks Crossings Proposals

    The Bee Network, unveiled in 2018, is a plan to revolutionise travel across Greater Manchester, making active travel the number one choice for travelling to work, to school and to the shops. But this can only happen if trips by foot or by cycling are a safe and pleasant experience. The network will be made up of more than 1,800 miles of routes and will be the largest joined-up system of walking and cycling routes in the UK. Once built, the network will better connect every... More
    Closed 13 February 2022
  • Heatons to Stockport Walking and Cycling Route

    In summer 2020, Stockport Council introduced measures to improve walking and cycling along a 3.3km route of quieter streets between Heaton Chapel and Stockport Town Centre . This was part of the national Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF) which enabled local authorities to use temporary interventions to encourage travel on foot or by bike whilst maintaining social distancing and avoiding overcrowding on public transport. Since the measures have been in place, we... More
    Closed 13 February 2022
  • Access Control Policy

    In July 2020, the government released new guidance for local authorities to follow on designing high quality, safe cycle infrastructure. The Council is currently reviewing its procedures to ensure it supports this guidance alongside the current legislation in the Equality Act 2010. The Council is also working with its maintenance and design teams to implement these procedures across the borough. The Council is aware that access controls mean that routes are not accessible for... More
    Closed 25 February 2022
  • Your neighbourhood. Your police. Your say.

    Help us build your new GMP neighbourhood policing team. We're building a new GMP and this is your once-in-a-generation opportunity to influence how we develop significant improvements to neighbourhood policing in your area. This is your neighbourhood. We are your police. This is your time to have your say in what we do for you and your community. Please take just a few minutes to complete this survey. The findings will contribute to our review of neighbourhood policing... More
    Closed 15 March 2022
  • Safe Streets Save Lives on Stonepail Road, Gatley

    As part of the borough wide ‘One Stockport’ initiative, Stockport Council introduced a series of traffic calming measures in Gatley and other areas within Stockport. The measures we have implemented are to make the local areas safer for everyone who uses it using the government’s Safe Streets Saves Lives grant. The Network Management Section received a request from your Local Highway Ward Spokesperson to trial a part road closure on Stonepail Road, Gatley. With the... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - St Joseph's Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. St Josephs School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more people to... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - Adswood Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. Adswood School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more people to... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - Bradshaw Hall Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. Bradshaw Hall Primary School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - St Mary's CE Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. St Mary's CE Primary School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - St Matthew's Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. St Matthew's Primary School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - Our Lady's Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. Our Lady's Primary School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - Cheadle Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. Cheadle Primary School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • School Streets Stockport - St John’s Primary School

    Stockport Council is seeking residents’ views on its School Streets proposals for a short-term trial in Summer 2022 before the school break. St John’s Primary School has put itself forward to take part and we’d like your views to help ensure the proposed trial is appropriate and a success. What is a School Street? School Streets aim to make the streets around schools safer and healthier for pupils and parents to encourage more... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • Developing a Greater Manchester Community Wealth Hub

    In March 2021 the Greater Manchester Independent Inequalities Commission recommended that Greater Manchester should: Create a Community Wealth Hub to support and grow co-operatives, mutuals, social and community enterprises, staffed by people from the co-operative and community sector who understand the market. We believe that any Community Wealth Hub should be developed and co-designed with the people and organisations who might benefit from or provide services to the Hub.... More
    Closed 12 April 2022
  • The future of services and support for Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing

    Are you Deaf, deafened or find it hard to hear? Let us know your views on support you want! Walthew House in Stockport, Bolton Deaf Society and Manchester Deaf Centre are exploring the needs of people who are Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing, and how the centres can best help. Your views will help them shape the type of services they provide and how they are delivered. It will take 10 mins to complete, and you will be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win a £100 High... More
    Closed 27 April 2022
  • Greater Manchester's Big Health and Care Conversation

    This survey will ask for your views on Greater Manchester's Integrated Care Partnership's five year plan, including what we would like to achieve by working jointly across health, care and beyond and how we can all play a part to make this a reality. More
    Closed 8 May 2022
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