Mill Lane cemetery expansion proposed

by Lib Dem Team on 23 February, 2017

The Council is proposing to make more land available for burials at Mill Lane Cemetery, Cheadle. A report coming to the Environment and Economy Scrutiny meeting next Thursday (2nd March) proposes developing 2,187 new plots on the site, at a cost of £362,175. The expansion includes 197 baby burial plots, along with plots appropriate for […]

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Join the Gatley Great British Spring Clean, 5th March

by Lib Dem Team on 22 February, 2017

Meet at the pavilion on Gatley Recreation Ground for the Great British Spring Clean, 11am – 12noon on Sunday 5th March 2017. With events happening across the country, it’s a good opportunity to clean up the village centre. All equipment will be provided, and the Council will take away all the rubbish we collect. It’s […]

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“We will develop Tatton soon,” promise owners

by Lib Dem Team on 21 February, 2017

With the second anniversary of the Tatton planning application just a few months away, the Lib Dems have again called on owners Dickens Property Group to act. We are also grateful to Gatley Village Partnership and others who are lobbying Dickens. In response, Iain was phoned by Andrew Dempsey, Director at Dickens Property Group who […]

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Police respond on local theft and burglary spike

by Lib Dem Team on 21 February, 2017

We asked the Police to explain what’s being done to tackle the recent spike in thefts and burglary – especially thefts from cars. Here’s what Inspector Pete Walsh has told us: Having looked at the recent crimes recorded, the majority involve a wide time frame for the offence occurring – for example, sometime between 8pm […]

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Local residents, along with the Lib Dem team, are frustrated with Dickens Property Group as their planning application to develop the former Tatton cinema edges towards the two-year mark. Planning application Planning applications are normally decided with a few months,  but the Tatton application was submitted back in June 2015 and is still not fully […]

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Traffic lights works at Eden Park roundabout

by Lib Dem Team on 17 February, 2017

The Council has sent out information on works on the Eden Park/A34 roundabout to improve the junction, including installing traffic lights to make it easier for residents and business users to get on and off the estate. The work is part of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road and is planned to run from […]

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Update on yellow lines and small road schemes

by Lib Dem Team on 14 February, 2017

Iain, Keith and Graham met with Stockport Council traffic officers this morning, to go over a number of outstanding schemes. We were told that it’s typically taking 9-12 months to get a new yellow line scheme in place – longer than we’d like, but in line with other councils. Where schemes are taking even longer […]

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Police counter changes

by Lib Dem Team on 13 February, 2017

The Police are closing their Fred Perry House counters in Stockport – though there will still be access for people who make appointments. Fred Perry House is the council building next to the Town Hall where the Police currently have their public counter for the town centre. The counter at Cheadle Heath Police Station will […]

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Lib Dems challenge TfGM on transport strategy for Cheadle

by Lib Dem Team on 9 February, 2017

Following the news of reduced bus services, the Lib Dems asked TfGM boss Jon Lamonte to explain the transport strategy for Cheadle. “The Lib Dems have been calling for a proper tram/train service for Cheadle and Gatley along with a wider study to look at traffic problems, and answer the question of how to sort […]

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New Lib Dem newspaper hits the streets

by Lib Dem Team on 9 February, 2017

We’d like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who are delivering the latest Lib Dem Cheadle Gazette – especially as the weather isn’t quite ideal for delivery. The paper – going out to nearly 40,000 homes across Cheadle constituency, has the latest news on the NHS funding crisis, the battle to save our greenbelt, Jane […]

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