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by Lib Dem team on 11 April, 2021

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Tom re-elected as Lib Dems make gains

by Lib Dem team on 3 May, 2024

Thank you to everyone who voted in yesterday’s local elections. In Cheadle West and Gatley, Tom Morrison (Lib Dem) was re-elected with 57% of the vote, as the Conservative share fell to just 14%. In Cheadle Hulme East and Cheadle North, Lib Dem Mike Newman gained a seat from Labour, meaning the ward now has […]

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The Friends of Scholes Park met on Thursday. Thank you to the volunteers in the Friends group who have done so much great work in recent years and continue to work hard to improve the fields. – Having raised the funding needed the ‘Trim Trail Play Equipment’ is due to be installed and opened in […]

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Gatley’s Lucy Boxes

by Lib Dem team on 4 September, 2021

These old pieces of Gatley street furniture probably date back over a century. Both are in the part of Gatley that used to be in Manchester. They are called “Lucy Boxes” after the company that made them, and typically contained a junction for a power supply or an isolator, often for trolleybuses. Exactly what these […]

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Planning application submitted for Gatley Golf Club

by Lib Dem team on 4 September, 2021

Stockport Council’s Planning Department has just informed us that a planning application for Gatley Golf Club has been received and “validated” – meaning that the application meets the basic requirements of the council, not that it has been approved for building to start. The Lib Dem team is disappointed that the developer has not done […]

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Stockport Sea Cadets is recruiting

by Lib Dem team on 28 July, 2021

From the Sea Cadets: If you’re aged between 10 – 17 and want to learn new skills, challenge yourself, live new experiences and much more, or if you just want to boost your CV and gain life-changing qualifications ….. Then Stockport Sea Cadets is for YOU!! If you’re interested or want some more information then […]

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Belmont becomes listed within days of fire

by Lib Dem team on 28 July, 2021

Historic England have announced that Belmont, formerly Belmont Care Home, at 57 Schools Hill Cheadle, has been given Grade II listed designation. The welcome news comes just days after a fire destroyed large parts of the roof. The council recently gave planning permission for Belmont to be split into flats, with houses built in the […]

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Next week’s Cheadle Area Committee will be held at Stockport Town Hall to allow social distancing. It will start at 6pm on Tuesday 3 August 2021 and will be webcast. Here’s what’s on the agenda: Funding applications from community groups: Cheadle Sports Club – Bowls section seeking £989 towards improved facilities Friends of Hall Street […]

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The Lib Dem team is very concerned about data from The Rivers Trust showing that raw sewage was discharged into Micker Brook, Gatley Brook and the Mersey for hundreds of hours over 2019. Figures show more discharges in 2020, though the flooding complicates the picture. “We have had several reports of people jumping into Micker […]

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Bruntwood and Abney get froggy

by Lib Dem team on 21 July, 2021

Bruntwood and Abney Hall Parks each have a new froggy residents. Each One Stockport frog is unique, has been inspired by local people to represent their area and brought to life by local artists from Arc – Arts for Recovery in the Community – a leading arts and mental health charitable organisation based in Stockport […]

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The Lib Dem continues to press Highways England to sort out the overgrown grass and faded Keep Clear sign where South Park Road meets the M60 J3 slip road. The overgrown grass restricts visibility for anyone trying to turn onto the slip road from the South Path Road Estate, or coming onto the estate from […]

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