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Stockport school admissions now open

by Iain Roberts on 16 August, 2017

SCHOOL ADMISSIONS NOW OPEN The online application system for school admissions is now open for you to apply for your child to attend Nursery, Reception or Secondary School in September 2018.   Admissions Round Closing Date Nursery, Consideration for January 2018 start 31st October 2017 Nursery, Consideration for April 2018 start 15th February 2018 Nursery, […]

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The Lib Dem team want you to have your say on how we provide jobs and what our town, district and local centres will look like over the next twenty years. Stockport Council is drawing up its Local Plan. There are five different topics and we’ll be looking at one each week. The Lib Dems […]

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From the Council: Stockport Council is undertaking a programme of repairs across the borough as part of the ‘Investing in Stockport’ initiative. Stockport Council will be undertaking resurfacing works on Massie Street East Car Park (part) and the works will be carried out by our Alliance Partner J Cooney Ltd. Work is scheduled to commence […]

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The mystery bushes of Old Hall Road

by Iain Roberts on 9 August, 2017

Across the country there are thousands – probably hundreds of thousands – of plots of land where the ownership isn’t clear. Some roads (like Birch Road in Gatley) are “unadopted”. Some paths, like the path down the side of the Tatton site, aren’t owned by anyone. The Council isn’t responsible for them and it’s not […]

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Last night’s Cheadle Area Committee was at Trinity Church, Massie Street, Cheadle starting at 6pm. Here’s what was discussed and decided: Several issues raised about the area including the ongoing issue of the pavements on Cheadle High Street. Cheadle Get Connected, a great community company that’s been started to help combat loneliness (especially among older […]

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Council services notice on Brookfield Park travellers

by Iain Roberts on 8 August, 2017

The Council has served notice on the travellers who are camped on Brookfield Park, Cheadle. According to the notice, they had to leave the field by 4pm on Saturday (12th August). We have not had a chance to check whether they’ve gone. If they have not, the Council will apply for a magistrates court hearing […]

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Gatley war historian publishes new book

by Iain Roberts on 5 August, 2017

Local war historian John Hartley has a new book out.  It’s a history of the 6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, in the First World War. The Battalion was the local Stockport area Territorial unit, drilling at the Armoury and also recruited in the wider North Cheshire area, including Hyde, Stalybirdge as well as Glossop. It’s available […]

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Lib Dems act on Brookfield illegal traveller access

by Iain Roberts on 4 August, 2017

Travellers accessed Brookfield Park on Friday morning, cutting through a padlock on a gate to gain access. Around ten caravans moved onto the site and the local councillors were in touch with the council during the day. The latest information we have is that, because access was gained illegally, the Police can issue a Section […]

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For years the Lib Dem team have been campaigning to bring a train or tram/train service to Cheadle. We think the best chance is to get tram/train on the Mid-Cheshire line that runs from Stockport through Cheadle and Gatley to Baguley and Altrincham. We’ve spoken to Government ministers and senior civil servants. We’ve worked with […]

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The next Cheadle Area Committee is on Tuesday 8th August 2017 at Trinit Church, Massie Street, Cheadle. As always, all are welcome. Here’s what’s on the agenda: Presentation from Cheadle Get Connected, the great local community group. Cheadle Village Partnership are applying for £1000 towards the £7,985 total cost of the Cheadle Victorian Christmas Market. […]

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