Police launch new taskforce to tackle off-road bikes

by Iain Roberts on 25 July, 2017

Greater Manchester Police have launched a dedicated taskforce to tackle off-road bikes being driven illegally. The new team is based in Eccles but will work right across GM. “Off road bikes have long been a problem in our area, so this is welcome news,” said Cllr Iain Roberts. “The neighbourhood police simply don’t have the […]

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Pride comes to Stockport on Sunday

by Iain Roberts on 25 July, 2017

The first Stockport Pride will on Sunday 30th July 2017, 10am to 4pm at Stockport market. The Lib Dem team will be there, supporting the event and the LGBT+ community, so do come along and say hello. More information on Stockport Pride here.

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A6 closed in Stockport from next week

by Iain Roberts on 21 July, 2017

A reminder part of the A6 will be closed next week. Preparations for the closure were underway again today. From Monday 24th July 2017 essential repair works will take place on the bridge that runs under the A6 in Stockport town centre between Exchange Street (Garrick Theatre) and Heaton Lane. This section of the road […]

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This programme shows the events available for young people in Stockport Town Centre over the summer.

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Iain welcomes Vince as Lib Dem leader

by Iain Roberts on 21 July, 2017

Iain writes: Vince Cable has been a regular visitor to Cheadle over the last few years and I’m sure will be a great leader for the Lib Dems. I meet him in Manchester, just after the General Election was announced and again after he became leader. Known as the “Sage of Westminster”, Vince’s warnings ahead […]

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Violent crime up, but reporting crime is hard

by Iain Roberts on 20 July, 2017

Iain writes: A couple of days ago I was on my way home when a motorcyclist tore past me at high speed along a residential street, weaving past cars, bikes and pedestrians. It was in Manchester rather than Stockport, and I happened to see which house the biker went to and got the details. A […]

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Cheadle village conservation area

by Iain Roberts on 17 July, 2017

Last week we published a map showing the Gatley village conservation area and the listed buildings in Gatley. This week we’re doing the Cheadle map.

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Iain launches 2017 residents survey

by Iain Roberts on 15 July, 2017

Iain and the Lib Dem team have launched our Cheadle and Gatley 2017 Residents Survey to find out what you think about key issues and so you can tell us the issues you want us to be working on. Please take a couple of minutes to fill it in – the more people who complete […]

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Gatley conservation area mapped

by Iain Roberts on 13 July, 2017

This is for information as we get asked the question every now and again. This map shows the Gatley conservation area along with the three listed buildings in Gatley. We’ll do the same for Cheadle soon.

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The planning application for new primary and secondary schools to be build on the Cheadle College site, in addition to the existing college, is now online. You can see the plans and comment here. The Lib Dem team can see benefits in having more good local schools, but we are concerned about the implications for […]

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