Cheadle Police report, 23rd Feb 2018

by Iain Roberts on 23 February, 2018

From our local police: This week there have been 7 residential burglaries spread across the 4 areas.   Heald Green had one burglary overnight on Monday 19th where the offender forced open a garage window and stole items from both the garage and shed at this address. There was also an overnight attempted burglary on Thursday […]

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Stockport Council had its annual budget meeting last night. I’m told that the webcast of the meeting had no sound: opinions may differ on whether that’s a good or a bad thing! The Lib Dems proposed an amendment to the Labour budget to do four things: 1. We proposed freezing district centre parking charges. 2. […]

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New cycling club – all abilities welcome

by Iain Roberts on 21 February, 2018

A new cycling club is being launched at Cheadle Mosque, with rides every Sunday at 9.30am. All abilities welcome.

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The Lib Dem team have been working on parking issues on Milton Crescent for some time, trying to address safety concerns. This proposal is the latest step – we’re hoping for more. It puts double yellow lines at the junction with Gatley Road and along the run-in section towards Chadvil. As with all these sorts […]

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Two new wards proposed for Cheadle Royal Hospital

by Iain Roberts on 20 February, 2018

As Place North West is reporting: The Priory Group has submitted a planning application to build two new wards at its Cheadle Royal Hospital, 11 years after similar proposals were first approved by Stockport Council. Designed by Day Architectural, the plans will add nearly 57,000 sq ft of space at the site between Heald Green […]

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Local Police report, 19th February 2018

by Iain Roberts on 19 February, 2018

Today’s report from the local police. Good Morning All,   We are happy to say that burglaries and theft from vehicle crimes have been low over the weekend. There were two attempted burglaries in the early hours of Friday 16th where an offender tried the door handles of two houses on the same street in Heald […]

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Open gardens for Snowdrop Festival

by Iain Roberts on 16 February, 2018

Visit the gardens at 6 and 9 West Drive, Gatley for the Snowdrop Festival, Sunday 18th Feb 1-3pm.

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Iain asks Labour not to close down Abney Cafe

by Iain Roberts on 16 February, 2018

Stockport council has given the Abney Cafe a last-minute reprieve after Cllr Iain Roberts, working with the Peacocks who run the cafe, asked for an extra week to sort out issues around the lease agreement. Labour had decided to evict the Peacocks and the Council had issued the notice for them to leave. The well-known […]

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Labour still planning Cheadle car park price hike

by Iain Roberts on 15 February, 2018

Labour are pushing ahead with plans to hike the car parking fees in Cheadle’s car parks, despite the Federation of Small Businesses branding the plan “damaging and unlawful”. The Liberal Democrats have committed to freezing car parking charges if the party wins the elections in May. “Shops are under a huge amount of pressure at […]

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The Manchester Evening News is reporting that roadworks at the pyramid junction of the M60 will cause more delays over the coming months: Contractors started a month of improvements to junction one at Stockport Pyramid on Monday. The work involves the closure of one lane of Hollywood Way northbound, which runs past the Pyramid from […]

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