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The next Cheadle Area Committee is on Tuesday 5th June 2018 at 6pm. The meeting is at Trinity Church, Massie Street, Cheadle. It’s open to all, and the webcast should be available on the council website from the following day. Here’s what’s on the agenda: Funding application from 5th Cheadle Hulme Scout and Guide Community […]

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The Council has told the Lib Dem team today that the recycling containers in the car park by the Co-op will be removed this weekend and not replaced. This follows the recycling facilities being removed from Cheadle earlier this year – on that occasion the Council didn’t give any advance notice at all. Cllr Iain […]

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Graham Greenhalgh slams Northern Rail

by Iain Roberts on 21 May, 2018

Cllr Graham Greenhalgh has slammed Northern Rail’s incompetent introduction of a new timetable that saw an already-reduced Gatley service cut even further as train after train after train was cancelled. “First Northern slashed the number of peak-hour services stopping at Gatley. Then, to add insult to injury, they cancelled every single one of the first […]

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Tatton: the fences go up, but the jobs not done yet

by Iain Roberts on 21 May, 2018

The Lib Dem team have welcomed signs of activity at the former Tatton cinema, with fences and a portacabin set up. “It’s good to see all the work we, and others, put in starting to pay off,” said Iain. “But the job’s not done until the work is finished and we have a new Co-op […]

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Graham, Keith and Iain are urging local residents to have their say on the future plans for transport in our area at a public event in the Upper Rooms, Cheadle from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday 31st May. The draft document – which aims to set out the local priorities – includes a proposal for […]

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Cheadle library closed for the next month

by Iain Roberts on 20 May, 2018

From the council: Library closure Cheadle Library will be closed from Monday 21 May to Saturday 16 June 2018 for building works. Customers can access our services at any library in Stockport. Find our nearest library. You can renew your library items online or borrow ebooks and audiobooks via our online service.

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Useful Police info on off-road bikes

by Iain Roberts on 18 May, 2018

Off-road bikes have again become a serious problem – we’re seeing far too many of them and they’re dangerous. The Police have a useful webpage with information about the issue and what we as residents can best do to tackle it. See it here for more information.

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Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim residents

by Iain Roberts on 17 May, 2018

As the month of Ramadan begins, the Lib Dem team would like to wish our Muslim residents, and especially all our friends at the Cheadle Muslim Association, a very happy Ramadan.

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Northern Rail strikes Thu 24th & Sat 26th May

by Iain Roberts on 15 May, 2018

The latest Northern Rail strikes are on  Thursday 24th and Saturday 26th May 2018. These are under the new timetable so we don’t know what the revised strike timetable will look like. We’ll update this page when the strike day timetables are published. Update 1: as of Wednesday 23rd, Northern have published the timetables […]

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Following shock news that Northern (Arriva) are imposing a 50% cut in peak train services from Gatley to Manchester, the Lib Dem team wrote to Northern asking for an explanation. Over a week later, we have not received a reply. We have now written to Mayor Andy Burnham, the Head of TfGM and Stockport Council […]

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