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Stockport is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, in North West England.
With a population of 284,528 (2001), Stockport is one of the largest towns in the United Kingdom.
In 1888, its status was raised to County Borough. /encyclopedia/s/st/stockport.html   (561 words)

 Commonwealth Games
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council: Commonwealth Games 2002 Download their Games News newsletter (pdf), follow Stockport's adopted country of Malaysia, and get the latest updates on the Games with a local twist.
Commonwealth Games Council for England Official site has the latest news on Team England as well as historical photos and information.
Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland Latest news, press releases and results of the Games plus team profiles, event details and FAQ. /encyclopedia/article-Commonwealth_Games.html   (603 words)

 London Bombings links at JEE 6
Intelligence And The Liberal Democratic State Council Declaration on the EU Response to the London Bombings «The Hague Programme: a Partnership for the European Renewal in the field of Freedom...
Council Declaration on the EU Response to the London Bombings
The London bombings may be a sign that Al Qaeda is becoming frustrated with many Islamic groups... /digital/London+Bombings   (1857 words)

Provides details of council services as well as tourism, recreation, arts, culture and commercial information. /Regional/Europe/United-Kingdom/England/Manchester   (235 words)

 ST21. Transport Demand Management & Role of Employers in Transport Policy/ Green Commuter Plans/ Travel Plans / Mobility Management (L-Z)
Stockport NHS Trust and Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, 1997, 'A sustainable transport plan for patients, visitors and staff at Stepping Hospital 1998-2003'.
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council, 2001, 'The Route to Sustainable Commuting: An Employers Guide to Mobility Management Plans', available from Kirklees Metropolitan Council Environment Unit, 23 Estate Buildings, Railway Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1JY, email:
Transport and Travel Research Ltd for Nottingham City Council on behalf of the European Car-Free Cities Commuters Working Group, 1998, 'Impacts of Commuter Plans on Employers', Car-Free Cities, Brussels. /sbe/planbiblios/bibs/sustrav/refs/ST21.html   (7219 words)

Recording Stockport's Past: Recent Investigations of Historic Sites in the Borough of Stockport, Peter Arrowsmith, 1996 (University of Manchester Archaeological Unit and Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, 96pp, 81 figs, ISBN 090516420 2).
Stockport, A History, Peter Arrowsmith, 1997 (Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council with the University of Manchester Archaeological Unit, x + 301pp, 147 ills, ISBN 0 905164 99 7)
(Tameside Metropolitan Borough with the University of Manchester Archaeological Unit; 110pp, 39 figs, 28 plates 4 tables; ISBN 1 871324 18 1, 1998). /FieldArchaeologyCentre/Publications.htm   (787 words)

 Audit Commission -
The way that Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council is run and the delivery of services has been assessed as good (on the scale excellent/good/fair/weak/poor).
BVPP: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council - Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Housing Allocations (re-inspection) - Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council /authority.asp?CategoryID=ENGLISH^576^LOCAL-VIEW^AUTHORITIES^107965   (245 words)

 Audit Commission - Comprehensive performance assessment
We assessed Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council in December 2002 And gave it 3 out of a possible 4 for the way it is run.
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has been measured as Good in the way that it serves its local people.
Stockport has made improvements in a number of areas including library services, education of looked after children, housing benefit and recycling. /cpa/stcc/scorecard.asp?CategoryID=ENGLISH^576^LOCAL-VIEW^AUTHORITIES^107965&CPAOnly=True&CPAPhase=CPA-Dec-2004   (413 words)

 WHO HIA of the redevelopment of Houldsworth Mill, near Stockport
The Houldsworth Mill redevelopment is part of a regeneration strategy for a deprived area of Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
HIA of single regeneration budget project by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council and Stockport Health Authority.
HIA of the redevelopment of Houldsworth Mill, near Stockport /hia/examples/development/whohia96/en   (94 words)

 Ddistrict Placenames of Greater Manchester Townships
The present Metropolitan Borough of Stockport was formed in 1974 from the following local government areas: Stockport County Borough; Bredbury and Romiley, Cheadle and Gatley, Hazel Grove and Bramhall Marple Urban Districts all formerly in Cheshire.
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough was formed in 1974 from the areas of Rochdale County Borough; Heywood and Middleton Municipal Boroughs and Littleborough, Milnrow and Wardle Urban Districts of Lancashire.
The Metropolitan Borough was formed in 1974 from the following local government areas: Oldham County Borough; Chadderton, Crompton, Failsworth, Lees and Royton Urban Districts of, Lancashire and Saddleworth Urban District from the West Riding of Yorkshire. /towns/gazetteer4.html   (4827 words)

 Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
Stockport MetropolitanBoroughCouncil Search Stockport MetropolitanBoroughCouncil shim Complaints about Council Services Living Council and Democracy Council Jobs EducationStreets Council Jobs Themembers representing the Metropolitan districts of ManchesterTrafford, Bolton, and Wigan.
Wigan Parish Church, summer 1995south west of Bolton is Wigan, built on the River Douglasin textiles and mining.
Oultwood local government council web sites index alphabetic list of metropolitan councils /search/for/Wigan/Metropolitan/Borough/Council   (328 words)

 Metropolitan Borough of Stockport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Metropolitan Borough of Stockport is a Metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester.
The 2003 population estimate recorded a population of 282,532 in the borough.
It is named after its main town of Stockport but also includes neighboring towns such as Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme, Marple, Reddish and Romiley. /wiki/Metropolitan_Borough_of_Stockport   (101 words)

 Stockport Districts and Townships of Stockport
The district of Cheadle is located in the south-west of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, about 3 miles from Stockport town centre and 1½ miles from the City of Manchester boundary.
Marple village is situated in the east of the Borough of Stockport, approximately 5 miles from Stockport Town Centre.
It is one of the oldest placenames within the borough and is known to have existed before the 7th century. /towns/stockport4.html   (1745 words)

 The Borough of Stockport (Electoral Changes) Order 2004
[4] The metropolitan district of Stockport has the status of a borough.
Stockport Borough Council shall make a print of the map marked "Map referred to in the Borough of Stockport (Electoral Changes) Order 2004" available for inspection at its offices by any member of the public at any reasonable time.
The Electoral Registration Officer[10] for the borough shall make such rearrangement of, or adaptation of, the register of local government electors as may be necessary for the purposes of, and in consequence of, this Order. /si/si2004/20040360.htm   (1625 words)

 Blind World - Requested Article
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has planned and implemented good accessibility in the re-launch of its web site.
The Stockport achievement has been all the more remarkable as the redesign of the Council's extensive web site was completed in just 10 weeks, making it not only one of the most accessible sites in the UK but also one of the fastest deployed.
The Stockport site goes beyond these requirements using Browsealoud software to offer speech-enabled browsing to the visually impaired, access keys to enable easy browsing, skip navigation, making it easier to function within text only browsers, as well as offering a text-only version of the site with high-contrast text and background. /~blindworld2/INTERNATIONAL/4-04-28-03.htm   (803 words)

 Eyewitness in Manchester
The present Metropolitan Borough was formed in 1974 out of the old County Borough of Stockport together with a number of surrounding districts.
STOCKPORT MBC IS SITUATED TO THE SOUTH EAST OF MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE and is one of the 10 Greater Manchester districts.
Stockport MBC is an amazingly diverse local authority area with a whole range of different characters. /ewm/001ewm/7a_stockport_mbc   (584 words)

 Action for Blind People - Helping Blind and Partially Sighted and Visually Impaired People - Local societies Stockport
Mission statement: To support blind, deafblind, and partially sighted people of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport on all issues affecting their lives.
Walthew House is the administrative headquarters of Eyeline Stockport, originally Stockport Institute for the Blind.
Stockport Talking Newspaper is recorded and distributed from Walthew House. /Information/Local_societies/Stockport.asp   (550 words)

 Familia: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Stockport Local Heritage Library is part of Stockport Central Library and is situated on the upper floor of the Central Library, accessible by both stairs and public lift.
Stockport District - Register of deaths reported to the Coroner for inquest (1851-56)
It provides a wealth of information for researchers into the history of the area, for those who have a general interest in the past and those investigating their family history. /services/england/stockport.html   (790 words)

 Stockport MBC
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council announced today that they have purchased a corporate Document Management System, valued at £1.2m, from Valid Information Systems, to enable them to provide better on-line services and open access to their citizens.
Their ASP solution The VALID Vault has unlimited remote access points and with a four year proven track record, has all the necessary functionality for the citizens of Stockport to gain access to 'Open Government'.
The fact that R/KYV was fully Web enabled in 1995, when many people had not even heard of the Internet, has meant that VALID are able to build huge corporate wide systems, that are accessible either using traditional GUI or HTML front ends. /news/stockport.html   (327 words)

 Mediasurface Enterprise Content Management Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
The Stockport website is a service-delivery tool for the Council to communicate and transact effectively with key audiences.
Whereas a typical business website is there to sell a company's products, the council provides access to services and also promote the borough for inward investment, employment, tourism and education and so on.
SynopsisWorking towards achieving the 2005 ‘Modernising Government’ standards and AAA compliance, Stockport Council took the decision to exceed targets, rather than merely reach them and hit deadlines. /customers_v2/stockport   (318 words)

 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Council Job Vacancies
Whether you are looking to kick start your career, move further up the ladder, or are simply looking for a new challenge, a job with Stockport Council can offer you a host of opportunities.
We recruit employees at all levels and from wide variety of backgrounds and recognise the important part played by all of our employees in delivering the best possible service to the people of Stockport.
So you could be joining a team where the pace of change is both exciting and refreshing. /jobs   (197 words)

 Stockport Council slammed for 'poor' IT -
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council's (MBC) information and communication technology (ICT) services have been given a roasting by the Audit Commission's best value inspectors.
Stockport's ICT budget is £5.6m and the service employs the equivalent of 60 full-time staff in central ICT support and 53 staff in departmental roles.
Years of under-investment in the borough's ICT capability were blamed for low end-user satisfaction with IT support, major problems with network capacity and frustrations with specific software products. /vnunet/news/2117927/stockport-council-slammed-poor   (518 words)

 Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Manchester: Stockport
It is governed by the Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
Stockport is one of the largest towns in the UK with a population of approximately 285,000.
Originally a Saxon village, the town grew rapidly during the industrial revolution due to it's proximity to Manchester. /default?p=47478   (76 words)

 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council - Local Elections 2004
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council - Local Elections 2004
All twenty-one wards have been declared in the local elections in Stockport.
Liberal Democrats have held overall control of the Council and the turn out was 43.1%. /election2004   (45 words)

 House of Lords - Transco plc (formerly BG plc and BG Transco plc) (Appellants) v Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (Respondents)
The estate was built by the predecessor of the respondent, the Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council ("the council") between 40 and 50 years ago and is the mixture of semi-detached houses and tower blocks characteristic of the urban planning of that time.
The estate and the Country Park are separated by the bed of a disused branch railway which used to run from Stockport town centre in the south to Denton in the north.
It still passes through the cuttings and embankments constructed across this broken country in the late 19th century, but the line was abandoned at about the time that the estate was built. /pa/ld200203/ldjudgmt/jd031119/trans-1.htm   (3248 words)

 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Since the launch of Stockport's Action Plan for Nature in January 1998, a strong partnership has developed involving all sectors of the local community and agencies across the North West Region.
Stockport's Action Plan for Nature, like Countdown, is an ongoing process that offers exciting opportunities for everyone to take positive action for nature.
This will provide targets, linked to the UK and North West Regional Biodiversity Audits and Action Plans, to halt and reverse the loss and severe degradation of important habitats and species across the Borough. /partners-stockport.htm   (246 words)

 Stockport Green Party, part of the Green Party of England and Wales - Introduction
Stockport Green Party has continuously put forward candidates for the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport.
Stockport Green Party was founded as the Stockport Ecology Party in 1980.
If you want to be part of a growing and successful Party and help campaign for more Green influence in local politics then please join us now.   (199 words)

The remaining 13 are appointed by partnership organisations which include Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, Stockport and High Peak Primary Care Trusts, the voluntary sector, the education sector and other local bodies.
Chairman of Stockport NHS Trust, Robina Shah, added: “We are very proud to be one of the first Trusts in the country to achieve NHS Foundation Trust status.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust remains part of the NHS providing services to NHS patients according to NHS principles – free healthcare, based on need rather than the ability to pay. /sitev1/trust/foundation.asp   (363 words)

 Stockport MAGA
We have spent a lot of time with SMBC Council Officers producing a management plan for the next ten years: this document was called "Valuing Allotments" (available soon on the Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Website).
SMAGA is a voluntary umbrella group that was formed in 1945 to look after the interests of the 1200 allotment holders in the Stockport area.
We are also very much involved in improving the infrastructure and amenities of Stockport's allotments. /~richard.wiltshire/smaga.htm   (630 words)

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