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Position: Business Growth - SalesType: FreelanceHours: 10 hours per weekRate: Upon application The RoleWe are looking for an enthusiastic individual

Vernon Mill Remembers

Vernon Mill Remembers by Pauline Wood Event Dates: Friday 8 March, Saturday 9 March, Sunday 10 March Stockport’s Town of Culture

New Year, New Work

Co-working and office space at Flourish Hub in Heaton Chapel (above Heatons Chapel Train Station)

Welcoming Trafford Post

This April, Trafford Post will join the Post family of free, not-for-profit community newspapers, extending the support provided through The

A Thriving Green Space

Contributor: Fallowfield Secret Garden The Fallowfield Secret Garden on Wilbraham Road is a community-run project, started in 2011, based on

Projects for 2024 

Contributor: Chorlton Civic Society Chorlton Civic Society is a friendly group working to preserve and improve what is best about

Relaxed Concerts

Contributor: Halle St Peter's Join our 26-piece Hallé ensemble for the chance to listen to popular, classical music in a

Join the Fun Fest

Fun Fest are recruiting, join the team! Fun Fest Holiday Club is a fun-filled destination for children during the school

Artists impression of the master plan for Stockport

Help shape plans for

Local people of Stockport called upon to help shape plans for mixed residential neighbourhood as first conversation launches Stockport Mayoral

Advert – Places at

Places are available for an immediate start.Contact: 0161 442 6944Email: admin@freshfield.stockport.sch.uk

January Dine + Donate

January Dine + Donate at Inventery by Inventery, Cheadle HulmeInventery extends Charity Initiative through January! Inventery have recently partnered with Chelwood

A Change of Name

by M19 Soul Sisters Women's Institute Levenshulme Women's Institute have recently changed their name and moved premises to Burnage Library.

Have a go at

Where:  Romiley Bowling & Pétanque Club, Oakwood Road, Romiley SK6 4DX When:  Mondays  - 1.30 - 4.00 pm Who Can

Celebrating one year of

by Chris Lightfoot, Chair and Team Leader The Greenspace Volunteers The Greenspace Volunteers have just celebrated their first anniversary. We

Positive News for a

by Drawing Board Productions Community Interest Company Drawing Board Productions Community Interest Company has been publishing positive community news and

Challenge for 2024!

As a not-for-profit, public donations can make a huge difference to the number of residents and community organisations we are

What is a CIC?

Post community newspapers are the main activity of Drawing Board Productions - a Community Interest Company based in Stockport. Community

Task Session

by Friends of Romiley Station At the last Saturday Task Session we planted Spring bulbs, lots of crocuses on the

Plenty of reasons to

Contributor: Geoff Garnett Hazel Grove Golf Club’s Lady Vice Captain Barbara Allen has chosen Francis House and The Christie Sarcoma

Local PC named GMP

Stockport response officer Tracy Hallworth has been named GMP’s Police Officer of the Year.  PC Hallworth, who received her award

Community Choir

Contributor: The Halle Ancoats Community Choir The Hallé Ancoats Community Choir is an incredibly rewarding experience for all involved.  We

Memories of Winter

Contributor: Stories of our Lives The Stories of our Lives group enjoyed sharing memories of Winter. Margaret wrote: “I loved

Christmas at Home

Contributor: HOME Community Cafe We’re so excited to announce that tickets for our Christmas ‘Story time with Santa’ are now

Take a new look

Take a new look this Christmas… Broadstone Mill Shopping Outlet is the place to go for your Christmas shopping this

New Role for Don

Contributor: Geoff Garnett, local resident Former Cheadle Golf Club Captain Don Milligan is looking forward to the upcoming year as

Covid Memorial Fund

Contributor: Friends of Scholes Park Friends of Scholes Park applied for and were successfully awarded funds by the Stockport Council

Gate Now Open

Contributor: Heatons Men in Sheds We have officially opened the new gate at 48 Heaton Moor Road which was formerly

Volunteer to Help Your

Contributor: Hazel Grove Carnival Committee Following on from the huge success of this year’s carnival, the Hazel Grove carnival committee

5K A Day

Contributor: Colin Hughes, local resident Daniel Davies is running five kilometres every single day of the year - a total

Great Charity Day

Contributor: Geoff Garnett, local resident Bramhall Lady Captain Kath Ince enjoyed a super day supporting her chosen Charity. Kath said:

Remember, Remember

Contributor: Rev. Jeremy Beatty, St Matthews Church We all like to look forward, anticipating a holiday, a special event or

The Green man

Contributor: Heather Stemp A major recent addition to Parsonage Gardens, Didsbury, is the Green Man carved into the tree stump

A Sunday Thing

Contributor: Chris Warburton I’ve always been a big live music fan and I love hearing people’s stories, which, when you’re

Post Book Club

Contributor: Kirsty Hutchison Kirsty is a book blogger and book reviewer for Post community newspapers. Here she highlights great reads,

Spotlight on Business

Contributor: Kevin Bradford A teenage entrepreneur from Bramhall has become the youngest person to secure investment on the BBC show

Memories of Childhood

Contributor: Stories of our Lives, Chorlton Linda Rigby shared fond memories of her childhood Christmas presents with the Stories of


Contributor: Andy Rayner, local resident and musician ROCK OF AGES HOLDS NO LIMITS FOR OBSIDIAN Last year the BBC ran

Southern Man

Contributor: Carl Burkitt, local resident and honoury northerner From Swindon to Southampton to London, Carl has made the move to

Food Review

Contributor: Isabella Barber, local resident and food blogger Lotus Plant Based Kitchen, Withington - “Flavour you can’t refuse” In 2021,

Let’s Talk Funding

Post community newspapers, along with the community projects run alongside these, are the main activities of Drawing Board Productions -

£3 to keep your

Your hyperlocal community newspaper operates on a not-for-profit basis and is not financially supported by any external organisation. This means

Halloween Trail

Local shops in The Heatons and Reddish will be creating Halloween displays for you over the October half-term week, Saturday


Launching Christmas this Festive Season! On Sunday 4 December 2002, enjoy all the festive activities happening across the local area

Work With Us!

Drawing Board Productions, the Community Interest Company that produces Heatons Post, Cheadle Post and Didsbury Post, are seeking companies within

SummerFest 2022

SummerFest will be taking place in Heaton Moor Park on Sunday, 10 July 2022, 11am-5pm. This FREE family-friendly, community-focused event

Reddish Roaring

Lion sculptures will be popping up in venues across Reddish this summer, painted in individual styles by local artists. We

Social Impact Report

Drawing Board Productions Community Interest Company produced surveys, undertook interviews and invited feedback from the communities and service providers supported

Spring Window Art

Spring artwork will be created on participating shop windows to create a seasonal art display throughout March and April. Any

Easter Trail

Local shops in The Heatons and Reddish will be creating Easter displays for you this Easter weekend. Collect a trail

Community In Art

Marking two years of hyperlocal community news. During the past two years, Heatons Post has grown from a 12-page newspaper

20p Campaign

As a Community Interest Company (CIC), all the activities of Drawing Board Productions work to support local communities. The main

2021 – A Review

2021 was a year of expansion for our hyperlocal community newspapers along with the development of numerous projects to help

2021-A review

At the beginning of 2021, Drawing Board productions CIC was approaching the first year anniversary of its first hyperlocal community

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