Iain thanks abseil charity sponsors

by Lib Dem Team on 28 March, 2017

Iain has thanks everyone who gave money in support of the Mayor’s charities, sponsoring an abseil from Stopford House last Saturday. “Councillors from all the main political parties, along with council officers and friends raised more than £5,000 for St Ann’s Hospice and Stockport Samaritans,” said Iain. “It was a fantastic achievement and I know […]

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Greater Manchester Mayoral election 4 May

by Lib Dem Team on 28 March, 2017

Residents will now be receiving polling cards for an extra election this year. Voters across Greater Manchester will be asked to vote for the first elected ‘Mayor of Greater Manchester’. Voting takes place on Thursday 4 May 2017. If you don’t already have a postal vote but would like one, you can download form here. […]

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The Labour/Conservative Combined Authority has paused plans to build on greenbelt land after a huge outcry from local people and a campaign to Save the Greenbelt from the Liberal Democrats. A revised version of Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, due out in March, has been delayed by six months. The proposals, which include plans to decimate […]

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Conservative proposals to change school funding will see half the schools in Cheadle constituency losing funding next year. Analysis by the Education Policy Institute suggests all schools will lose out over the next three years. The Education Policy Institute believes that in just three years: Every school in England will see a real-terms funding cut Up […]

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All invited to Friends of Brooklyn Crescent Park AGM

by Lib Dem Team on 22 March, 2017

The excellent Friends of Brooklyn Crescent Park are opening the doors and inviting everyone along to their AGM: 7.30pm, Tuesday 4th April 2017 in Trinity Church Hall, Massie Street.

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Bulb planting at Park Road Cemetery

by Lib Dem Team on 22 March, 2017

All welcome 1-3pm on Saturday 1st April 2017 to help plant bulbs in Park Road Cemetery and to find out more about the cemetery. Bring gardening gloves and appropriate footwear.

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New train strike announced – on Grand National day

by Lib Dem Team on 21 March, 2017

The RMT have announced a further rail strike on Northern trains, on Saturday 8th April. The strike will affect those going to the Grand National at Aintree and to City’s home game. We expect Northern to publish revised timetables and passenger information nearer the time. Here’s the RMT press release: RMT announces further strike action […]

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The Cheshire Line Tavern submit planning application

by Lib Dem Team on 21 March, 2017

The Cheshire Line pub on Manchester Road has submitted a planning application. The proposal is planning application DC/064618: Construction of a single storey dining room extension and glazed shelter onto the front of an existing public house/restaurant. More information, include plans, on the Council’s planning website.

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Police pass Mary Robinson election file to prosecutors

by Lib Dem Team on 21 March, 2017

The Manchester Evening News is reporting that Police have investigated Cheadle’s Conservative MP Mary Robinson over breaking election law and have now passed the file to prosecutors. The MEN reports: A probe into 2015 election expenses – which has seen police hand files to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) – involves three Greater Manchester MPs, […]

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Following the planning approval for a wine bar/champagne bar in Gatley’s old Barclays Bank building (opposite the Horse & Farrier), work is now underway and the builders are in. We’re told that the new wine bar may be open inside six months, so we’ll look forward to seeing it progress. When Barclays announced the closure […]

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