Iain supports residents to get flooding fix

by Lib Dem Team on 23 September, 2016

Residents around the Wilmslow Road/Broadway area are demanding the Council and United Utilities sort out flooding problems in the area after the torrential rain a couple of weeks ago saw just the latest flooding of the road. Iain is supporting residents calls, and has asked the council to come back with a clear plan as […]

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Lining change to improve Kinsgway junction

by Lib Dem Team on 23 September, 2016

A change to the lines on the Gatley approach to the Kingsway junction should improve traffic flow a little. “We are calling for major improvements to the junction, such as an underpass, to deal with the extra traffic from the thousands of houses Cheshire East are proposing to build,” said Cllr Iain Roberts. “But in […]

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See the new website for the Gatley Recreation Ground vision

by Lib Dem Team on 23 September, 2016

We’ve reported before on the proposals to improve Gatley Recreation Ground that started with ideas to turn the old hut into a cafe. Now things have moved forward and a website has been launched with more information. Please take a look and let us know what you think. The Lib Dem councillors are supportive of […]

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Two steps to save the NHS – video

by Lib Dem Team on 22 September, 2016

What’s coming up at Cheadle Area Committee 27th Sept 2016

by Lib Dem Team on 21 September, 2016

The next Cheadle Area Committee meeting starts at 6pm on Tuesday 27th September 2016. It’s in the hall at the Kingsway School (Foxland Road campus) and, as ever, everyone is welcome to come along. Lots of projects the Lib Dem team have been working on appear on the agenda this time. A petition from residents […]

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Cuts to community pharmacies delayed by Government

by Lib Dem Team on 20 September, 2016

Thank you to everyone who signed the petition calling for a Parliamentary debate on Conservative plans to cut community pharmacy funding. The national petition attracted more than 68,000 signatures. The cuts would not have been a problem for the big pharmacy chains like Boots, but would mean many small independent pharmacies closing. It’s estimated that […]

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Greenbelt building proposals out next week

by Lib Dem Team on 16 September, 2016

Proposals for how Greater Manchester will develop over the coming years, including which green spaces might be built on, are due to be published next week. The Lib Dem team will be keeping you informed. We believe our public green spaces must be protected. Green space should only be built on as a last resort. […]

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Jane Brophy to fight for Mayor of Greater Manchester

by Lib Dem Team on 16 September, 2016

Experienced Trafford councillor and NHS worker, Jane Brophy, selected by Greater Manchester Liberal Democrats for the mayoral election. Cllr. Jane Brophy: “Looking forward to being a fresh voice for Greater Manchester residents.” Cllr Iain Roberts: “I have worked closely with Jane. She is experienced, enthusiastic and passionate. Greater Manchester needs a Mayor who will fight for […]

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More flooding and more engaged phone lines

by Lib Dem Team on 16 September, 2016

Tuesday saw another extreme downpour with half a month’s rain falling in the space of an hour across Greater Manchester. Information from the Council for anyone affected can be found here. These events are difficult to fully deal with. The drainage system in the UK was never designed with the capacity to handle that amount […]

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Gatley Carrs – Fields in Trust

by Lib Dem Team on 16 September, 2016

The Lib Dems are supporting Gatley Carrs Conservation Group to make the Carrs nature reserve part of the Fields in Trust programme and safeguard it against any future development threats.

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