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Iain’s Council Motion calls for Police 101 Action

by Iain Roberts on 20 October, 2017

Stockport Liberal Democrats will call for action to make it easier to report non-emergency crimes in a motion at Stockport Full Council on Thursday. If passed, the motion will see Stockport Council writing to Mayor Andy Burnham, who is responsible for policing in Greater Manchester, calling for a review into how the system can be […]

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Daylesford Crescent pavement repair Tues/Weds

by Iain Roberts on 17 October, 2017

Daylesford Crescent is the latest road to benefit from the Lib Dem £100 million investment in repairing our roads and pavements. The pavements on Daylesford Crescent will be repaired next Tuesday and Wednesday (24th & 25th October) weather permitting. “We’re very glad to see more work being done in Cheadle and Gatley – and there’s […]

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Ockleston Memorial slowly moves back to Cheadle Green

by Iain Roberts on 17 October, 2017

The Lib Dem councillors would like to thank Cheadle Civic Society for the latest fantastic piece of work – moving the historic Ockleston Memorial back to Cheadle Green. For many years it’s been tucked away on Queens’ Gardens. The move to bring it back to Cheadle Green has not been easy and has been undertaken […]

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Proposed new Parliamentary constituencies announced

by Iain Roberts on 17 October, 2017

The Boundary Commission have released their latest proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies. A new Stockport South and Cheadle constituency would cover Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Heald Green, Gatley, Edgeley, Cheadle Heath, Davenport, Cale Green and part of the Heatons. Meanwhile, Hazel Grove and Wilmslow would stretch from Alderley Edge through Wilmslow and Bramhall right up to […]

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Lib Dems respond to Stockport Local Plan consultation

by Iain Roberts on 14 October, 2017

The Lib Dems have submitted our response to the first stage of Stockport’s Local Plan consultation. “We are calling for a phased approach to house-building, with brownfield sites built on first. Green Belt should not be released unless it is needed at a later date – and we believe it may never be,” said Cllr […]

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Skate ramp memorial to local man

by Iain Roberts on 14 October, 2017

Friends of local lad Will have turned the skateboard ramp in Gatley Rec Ground into a memorial, after he took his own life. Will, who was in his early twenties when he died a few days ago, spent many of his teenage years at the skateboard ramps and attended local schools. “Will’s death is a […]

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Oddfellows planning application for new car park

by Iain Roberts on 14 October, 2017

Oddfellows Hotel in Bruntwood Park have applied for a planning application for a car park. The application is number 67142 – you can see the details and have your say here. The planning application is retrospective – the car park has already been built without permission. The site of the car park is council land […]

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Councillors thank David Bailey for GVP work

by Iain Roberts on 10 October, 2017

It was recently announced that David Bailey will be standing down as Chair of the Gatley Village Partnership – a position he’s held for several years. The councillors would like to thank David and the whole GVP team for all the work they’ve done. Here is the announcement: We are sorry to announce that our […]

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Manchester Giants join us for new basketball zone

by Iain Roberts on 9 October, 2017

A new basketball zone at South Park, Cheadle Hulme is helping young players from Cheadle Basketball Club practise their skills and helping more kids keep fit and play basketball. For the official opening, we brought along Austin and David – the two new American signings to Manchester Giants basketball club. Iain said “We’re getting more […]

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When a resident contacted us about problems getting home by bus on Monday, we asked Stagecoach for an explanation. To their credit, they responded within a couple of hours explaining the situation. With more First Bus strikes planned, it’s worth being aware that they can have a knock-on effect on Stagecoach services on certain routes. […]

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