Forecourt changes at Manchester Airport

by Iain Roberts on 21 March, 2018

This article has been sent to councillors by Manchester Airport to give more information on their plans for drop-off charges: As passenger numbers have grown, we have increasingly experienced major congestion problems on our Terminal forecourts, made worse by a high percentage of visitors repeatedly recirculating at peak times. Although we have invested in various […]

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Police report, 19th March 2018

by Iain Roberts on 19 March, 2018

Here’s today’s report from our local police: Below are the burglary and theft from vehicle crimes from over the weekend (inclusive of Friday 16th – Sunday 18th). Cheadle has had 4 residential burglaries during this period. The first occurred early hours of Friday morning where offenders forced open a ground floor window, stole property and […]

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Tatton redevelopment could be just weeks away

by Iain Roberts on 16 March, 2018

The Lib Dem team have spoken to those involved and understand that work could start on the Tatton redevelopment in the next few days or weeks. The site, owned by Dickens Property Group, has planning permission for a large convenience store (which looks set to be a Co-op) along with 36 apartments which will be […]

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Iain urges residents to report potholes to the Council

by Iain Roberts on 15 March, 2018

Cllr Iain Roberts is urging residents to report potholes to the Council. “Like everywhere, we’re seeing more potholes after the freezing weather. Cold winters damage our roads and that means potholes have become bigger and new ones have turned up,” Iain said. The Lib Dem team are calling on the Council to properly resurface some […]

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Labour partial u-turn on car park charge hike

by Iain Roberts on 14 March, 2018

It’s official! Following pressure from the Lib Dems, residents and business, Labour have made a partial u-turn on their plans to hike car parking charges in Cheadle car parks. Labour, who run Stockport Council, are now proposing the two hour charge be increased from 30p to 40p with the three-hour charge increased from £1.50 to […]

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Cafe One joins Community Toilet Scheme

by Iain Roberts on 13 March, 2018

Cafe One, above Tesco in Cheadle village centre, has joined the community toilet scheme. That means the Council pays it to open its toilets to everyone, whether or not they are buying something as well. There are now three community toilet facilities in Cheadle village, one in Gatley and one at Bruntwood Park. “We’d like […]

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Cheadle policing report to 12th March

by Iain Roberts on 13 March, 2018

From our local policing team: Good Morning All, As this is the first update so far in March I will include Burglary and Theft From Vehicle Crime figures inclusive of 1st March to 12th. There have been 9 Residential Burglaries and 8 Theft From Vehicle Crimes for the Cheadle area in total. Heald Green has had […]

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Iain clears up at Marchbank and Kingsway

by Iain Roberts on 10 March, 2018

Iain was out on Saturday morning filling three bags with litter from Marchbank Drive and Kingsway around the motorway slip road. “I saw there was a lot of litter lying around when I delivered our latest leaflet on Friday, so I popped over on Saturday morning and cleared up that section of Kingsway, the path […]

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Gatley community litter pick

by Iain Roberts on 10 March, 2018

Thank you to everyone who came and helped with the Gatley community litter pick on Saturday. Having been delayed by a week due to the snow, we were very lucky with the weather this time. My most impressive find was a four-slice toaster – abandoned on the old graveyard next to the Medical Centre. There […]

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If your black, blue or brown bin collection was missed in the snow, it should have been collected this week. Some bins still haven’t been collected though. Here’s what Stockport Council is advising on these: Snow disruption update – 9th March 2018 The Brown, Black and Blue collection crews have this week returned and emptied […]

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