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Local Police report, November 2019

by Iain Roberts on 18 November, 2019

From Inspector Rob Hawksley I am looking to restart my weekly updates on events in Cheadle and Bramhall. I am acutely aware that I have not sent any updates out since August. There are various reasons behind this and I am in a position to be able to send out more regular updates. In terms […]

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Remembrance thank you

by Iain Roberts on 14 November, 2019

The Lib Dem team would like to thank everyone who gave their time to help organise or attend Remembrance services across Stockport and beyond. It means so much to our communities and to members of our armed forces, veterans and their families.

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How to request a traffic warden

by Iain Roberts on 14 November, 2019

If you are concerned about a vehicle parking illegally on yellow lines (single or double) you can ask the council to send out a traffic warden by completing the form here. Council traffic wardens can enforce on yellow lines. Unfortunately, parking on the pavement or on junctions (where there are no yellow lines), across driveways […]

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Lib Dems will introduce free childcare from 9 months

by Iain Roberts on 14 November, 2019

The Liberal Democrats will introduce free childcare from 9 months, transforming the lives of parents and children across the UK. Today’s high cost of childcare means that too many parents are unable to return to work without risking real financial hardship. With the average cost of 25 hours nursery care for a child under two […]

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Cambridge Road resurfacing starts 19th Nov

by Iain Roberts on 8 November, 2019

As part of the Lib Dem £100m investment to repair roads and pavements across Stockport, Cambridge Road in Gatley will be resurfaced, starting on Tuesday 19 November 2019. “We are very glad that Cambridge Road is being resurfaced,” said Cllr Keith Holloway. “It’s in poor condition and desperately needs resurfacing”. The Council says: As part […]

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Jo Swinson’s Plan for a Brighter Future

by Iain Roberts on 6 November, 2019

Jo Swinson has launched the Liberal Democrats’ Plan for a Brighter Future. Jo will start her nationwide tour today and details of the plan will be delivered to millions of people across the UK by mail and online.  The plan outlines the party’s key priority – to Stop Brexit – and sets out a bold vision on how […]

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As The Mirror is reporting, the Liberal Democrats are proposing to invest an additional £11 billion in the NHS to put physical and mental health on an equal footing. Importantly, the Lib Dems are also saying how they’ll pay for it – with an extra penny on income tax. More information in The Mirror here.

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Report back from Cheadle Area Committee, 5 November 2019

by Iain Roberts on 6 November, 2019

Cheadle Area Committee was at 6pm on Tuesday 5 November 2019 at Trinity Church, Massie Street, Cheadle. Here’s what was discussed and agreed: Petition from residents of Greenvale Drive and Greenvale Court asking for residents’ parking. The Council currently has a moratorium on residents’ parking schemes while a new policy is worked up. When that […]

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Our third General Election in five years is about to kick off. In Cheadle, the Progressive Alliance are recommending a vote for Lib Dem Tom Morrison to defeat the Conservatives. Volunteer here to help Tom beat the Tories in Cheadle. Labour have selected a councillor from Oldham – Dr Zahid Chauhan – as their candidate […]

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Longley Lane closed 3rd – 10th November 2019

by Iain Roberts on 31 October, 2019

We’ve been told by our fellow councillors over the border in Sharston that Longley Lane will be closed to traffic for road surface works from 3rd to 10th November. Signed diversions should be in place.

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