A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road opens

by Iain Roberts on 20 October, 2018

The A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR) opened to traffic on Monday. Already the benefits are being seen, with less traffic in Heald Green and elsewhere. “Someone told me this week that the road has instantly cut 30 minutes from their daily commute,” said Iain. The full effects of the road will take a […]

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100 year commemoration of the end of WW1

by Iain Roberts on 18 October, 2018

Graham Greenhalgh writes: To commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One local councillors are placing large poppies in Cheadle & Gatley and Cheadle Hulme wards. The poppies will be placed around the War Memorials, village centres, religious buildings and schools. Additionally, Stockport Council have arranged to clean the masonry and polish the […]

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Lights out at Abney

by Iain Roberts on 18 October, 2018

Cllr Graham Greenhalgh has warned residents that the streetlights on the road into Abney Hall Park opposite the cemetery are currently out for repair. This is the entrance nearest to Parrs Wood. Apparently the lighting was discovered to be over 80 years old, and some cabling is potentially dangerous, so work is being done to […]

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The stations Gatley trains to go suffer some of the worst delays in the country, according to a new report. “The reason is simple,” said Cllr Iain Roberts. “there simply aren’t enough platforms or tracks in Manchester to deal with the numbers of trains. That means more and more trains sit outside stations waiting for […]

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Should traffic wardens wear body cameras?

by Iain Roberts on 12 October, 2018

Stockport Council is consulting on whether traffic wardens (also called Civil Enforcement Officers or CEOs). You can have your say here.

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Worker Bee Market comes to Gatley on Sat 27 October

by Iain Roberts on 12 October, 2018

From Gatley Village Partnership: The first ever Worker Bee Market in Gatley will bring together many local Gatley makers, alongside some of Worker Bee’s finest traders on The Green, Church Road. Handmade skincare, fudge, cake and cheesecakes, ceramics, jewellery, glassware and plants to name a few; they are all hand-picked to complement Gatley centre’s independent […]

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Cheadle Medical Practice is looking for community champions. • Champions are people of all ages and backgrounds who voluntarily give their time to work with their GP practice to support people within the local community. • Champions help the practice to meet the non-clinical needs of patients, for example, organising or finding social, creative and […]

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Cheadle Village Partnership, 17 October 2018

by Iain Roberts on 8 October, 2018

All welcome to Cheadle Village Partnership on Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 7pm. The meeting is in the Upper Rooms, Cheadle (above Tesco – access from Massie Street car park).

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Cheadle Police update 22 Sep – 5 Oct 2018

by Iain Roberts on 5 October, 2018

This update covers 22/09/18 – 05/10/18. ( Last 2 weeks ) In Cheadle we have had 11 residential burglaries. (5) Heald Green, (3) Cheadle Hulme, (1) Gatley and (2) in Cheadle. Fortunately, many of these Burglaries were disturbed by residents inside the addresses. Offenders were often disturbed while in the process of trying to gain […]

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Gatley rail user wins appeal against penalty fare

by Iain Roberts on 5 October, 2018

On Saturday 4 August a local resident wanted to visit Manchester. He went to Gatley station and found the ticket office closed – as per normal. Sometimes there is a conductor on the train, but not this time – so he couldn’t buy a ticket – quite normal. On arrival at Piccadilly station, he joined […]

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