Graham Greenhalgh has asked the Council to sort out the problem where someone can by a ticket for Massie Street East car park and get fined for parking on Massie Street West – despite them being just yards apart. Often you can park on one and the nearest ticket machine will be on the other. […]

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As we’ve reported, the Council is consulting on transport infrastructure plans for the next twenty years, including proposals for the Kingsway junction, new stations and a rapid bus route along the A34. We’ve listened to your comments, discussed our view and come up with our submission below. Your views are probably different to ours, so […]

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Teens warned about Scholes Field robberies

by Iain Roberts on 21 June, 2018

Teens are being warned to take care after another robbery on Scholes Fields. The robbers, who had knives, took coats, bags and phones. One of the robbers was caught and arrested. “Our village should be safe for everyone,” said Iain Roberts. “There were a number of similar robberies last year on Scholes Fields and everyone […]

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Gatley Open Gardens, Sunday 24th June

by Iain Roberts on 17 June, 2018

Gatley Open Gardens Day on Sunday 24th June 2018. Tickets are £5-00 with accompanied children going free and that covers entry to all 12 gardens. You may know that we raise money for The Christie Hospital and last year this amounted to nearly £5200-00. The link below gives more details, including all the gardens taking […]

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More rail strikes this week

by Iain Roberts on 17 June, 2018

There are more rail strikes this week: on Tuesday 19th, Thursday 21st and Saturday 23rd June 2018. Full details here. The Gatley service can be found on the Manchester Oxford Road – Alderley Edge timetable (naturally) with trains into Manchester leaving at six minutes past the hour, and trains out from Manchester leaving at 32 […]

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Eid Mubarak

by Iain Roberts on 15 June, 2018

The Lib Dem team would like to wish Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim friends.

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Cheadle Police report, 11th-15th June 2018

by Iain Roberts on 15 June, 2018

Here’s this week’s report from our local Police: Last week ( commencing Monday 11th – Friday 15th ) there has been 3 residential burglaries and 3 theft from vehicle crimes on our Cheadle patch. Cheadle – On Thursday 14th, on Kingsway, there was a residential burglary whereby a man approaches from the rear of the […]

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Thanks to the Centre for Cities, we have some interesting data on how many cars and buses are on different roads. We don’t know the numbers for every road, but where the figures are measured, we have them. So, for example, we know that nearly 60,000 cars a day travel into Manchester along the A34 […]

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Wilmslow Road resurfacing from 25th June

by Iain Roberts on 13 June, 2018

Another road being resurfaced as part of the Lib Dem £100m investment: Wilmslow Road, between Abney Place and Broadway. Needless to say, there is no way to do this without disruption, so the work is being carried out overnight. The work is planned to start on 25th June 2018 and take up to a week […]

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Manchester Airport respond on complaints

by Iain Roberts on 12 June, 2018

We have received a number of complaints from residents about different aspects of Manchester Airport’s operations: noise from takeoff, customer service for passengers and the soon-to-be-introduced drop-off charges, among others. Here’s the response we’ve had from Jonathan Challis at the airport. We think this approach is sensible: report problems to the airport, then contact us […]

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