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Gatley Rec lines painted

by Iain Roberts on 3 January, 2020

We’re pleased to see that the lines have been painted on the new games area at Gatley Rec, and that even in early January the new area is already being well used. We have identified a few more issues that need resolving and spoken to council officers: The paths will be cleaned soon and the […]

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Concern over bin collection day mix-up

by Iain Roberts on 3 January, 2020

The Lib Dems are investigating an apparent mix-up on bin collection days from Stockport Council. A number of residents have complained that the Christmas collections disappeared from the “Your next collections” report on the council website, while still being on the bin calendar. The result was people being unsure whether or not there was a […]

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Confusion over Northern rail franchise plans

by Iain Roberts on 2 January, 2020

The Lib Dem team is calling for clarity after confusion over whether Northern is to be stripped of its franchise after years of failing to run a basic decent service. The Manchester Evening News has since reported that there is in fact no firm plan for Northern and the announcement may have simply been an […]

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Happy New Year 2020

by Iain Roberts on 26 December, 2019

A very Happy New Year from Tom, Keith, Graham, Iain and the Lib Dem team. We hope you enjoy New Year’s Eve and wish you every success and happiness for 2020.

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Gatley getting a Post Office back

by Iain Roberts on 24 December, 2019

Good news – Gatley is getting a Post Office again. The new sub post office will open in the convenience store on Foxland Road early in 2020. “It’s very important for Gatley to have a Post Office, so it’s great news that someone has been found to take it on. We look forward to it […]

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Cheadle Mill court order secured

by Iain Roberts on 23 December, 2019

As the Manchester Evening News reports, Stockport Council has secured an order from the High Court for the owner of Cheadle Mill to submit a new planning application and sort out issues with the site, including possible contamination. This order follows years of problems and stress for residents at Cheadle Mill. “Residents should never have […]

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Happy Hanukkah

by Iain Roberts on 20 December, 2019

Overnight highways works, Cheadle College in Jan

by Iain Roberts on 19 December, 2019

The Council has informed us that there will be overnight road resurfacing works outside Cheadle College from 7th January. Full details in this letter.

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Merry Christmas from the Lib Dem team

by Iain Roberts on 18 December, 2019

Gatley Carrs group press on for protection

by Iain Roberts on 18 December, 2019

The Gatley Carrs Conservation Group had a fascinating talk from Jamie Leeson, Fields in Trust, when they met on Tuesday 17 December 2019. Jamie explained that protecting a green space with the new legal mechanism from Fields in Trust is very different to the old covenant method. CGGC want to ensure that the Carrs is […]

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