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Fetch It is a free to submit, free to use website which helps to promote news, events and business in areas of South Manchester inclusing Chorlton, The Heatons and Didsbury.

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The Heatons

The Four Heatons is a name uses regularly when discussing the area made up of Heaton Moor, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Norris and Heaton Mersey. Heaton Moor is similar in it’s makeup to West Didsbury it is found just South of the A6 and a few minutes walk from Heaton Chapel Train Station. Heaton Mersey borders East Didsbury and largely runs along Didsbury Road. Heaton Chapel runs along the A6 and Heaton Norris is the least affluent of The Four Heatons and is the closest to Stockport town centre.


Reddish sits to the East of The Four Heatons. Holdsworth Square at its centre contains a small clock tower. The area contains multiple old mill buildings now converted to commercial or residental use. Two miles from Stockport town centre, the area is generally served by buses, although does have two local train stations which some regular services. Reddish Vale, which separates much of Reddish from Stockport town centre is a popular rambling, dog walking and bike riding location. The area includes a bird sanctuary and train viaduct.


To the South of East Didsbury and the West of Stockport town centre is Cheadle. Bordered on two sides by the busy A34 and M60, Cheadle has no train station and relies solely on buses for the three mile journey into Stockport and longer distance to Manchester City Centre. It has large green spaces, including Abney Hall Park and Bruntwood Park.


Walking distance from Northenden and Cheadle, Gatley sits just South of the M56 motorway. It has a train station with a direct connection to Manchester City Centre. The A560 offers a direct route through Cheadle to the East and on to Stockport town centre.