South Manchester News is the place to come for all your news, sport, entertainment and business news from across South Manchester, Stockport, Trafford and Cheshire.

The site is run by Paul Harrison, a former editor of the Stockport Express and Rochdale Observer.

We aim to provide a one-stop-portal for the latest business, lifestyle and community news.

We welcome news from communities and businesses in the South Manchester area – send your news to

Tips for sending us a story

  1. Don’t make it too long – 400 words is fine
  2. Always include at least one photo – the ideal size is 678x381px
  3. Photos need to be licence-free with permissions to be used on our site
  4. Include the area in the subject line
  5. Don’t overload the story with references to your business
  6. Make sure all quotes are attributed to someone
  7. Include contact details in case we need to contact you
  8. Don’t forget the Who, When, Where, What and Why – the 5Ws