Batten Down the Hatches There She Blows!


HURRICANE force winds are set to batter Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Heald Green and Gatley later this afternoon

The Met Office which has taken the unusual step of upgrading, the winds to blow through at up to 100mph, to a red warning, its highest category

Essentially it means that people could risk life and limb to be out in the winds from mid-afternoon until 9pm this evening.

Anyone with images or stories to tell about the severest weather to hit Stockport in years can e-mail them to Peter Devine – – and we will share them with our readers.