Iain welcomes Stockport Exchange phase 3

by Iain Roberts on 3 January, 2018

Iain has welcomed news that Phase 3 of Stockport Exchange has been launched, with a new office block to be built on the site of the former Cineworld cinema by Stockport station. “This is phase three of six that was agreed by the Lib Dem administration on Stockport Council,” Iain said. “When I joined the […]

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More rail strikes on 8th, 10th and 12th Jan 2018

by Iain Roberts on 3 January, 2018

The RMT Union will be on strike on Monday 8th, Wednesday 10th and Friday 12th January 2018 and, as with previous strikes, Northern Rail will be running a reduced service – mostly one train an hour stopping at Gatley in each direction, with an additional 8.32 train into Manchester. More information and the timetables for […]

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Chris Boardman’s cycle plans for Cheadle and Gatley

by Iain Roberts on 27 December, 2017

A couple of weeks ago Chris Boardman, the Mayor’s Cycling champion, released his first report. It builds on previous reports from TfGM and others. You can read it here. Boardman calls for a £1.5 billion fund to deliver a high quality cycle network over the next ten years, including an orbital cycle route through Cheadle […]

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Help for homeless people in Stockport this Christmas

by Iain Roberts on 21 December, 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Lib Dem team

by Iain Roberts on 21 December, 2017

Iain, Keith, Graham and the Lib Dem team would like to wish all our residents a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope you have a wonderful time.

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The Conservatives yesterday announced that both Stockport Council and the Mayor of Greater Manchester would have to put up Council Tax to fund local services, including policing. Cllr Iain Roberts said “Our Council Tax bill will come from Stockport Council in April, but these increases are straight from the Conservatives. Local councils have faced bigger […]

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Greenbank vets set to move to Brook House

by Iain Roberts on 20 December, 2017

We were pleased to see this announcement from Greenbank Vetinary Clinic, which will not only see them move into better premises with more parking but also be a relief for residents in the Greenbank Road area who should suffer from fewer parking and dog mess problems. We wish the vets every success with the move. […]

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Following an incident last weekend with a large number of youths committing vandalism and anti-social behaviour in Cheadle village, there was some criticism of the Police response. Inspector Walsh responded with a detailed – and very thoughtful – post on the local Police Facebook page and we felt it was right to publish that in […]

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Lib Dems act on Conservation Area concerns

by Iain Roberts on 20 December, 2017

Keith, Iain and Graham have taken action on three issues residents have raised in the Cheadle and Gatley Conservation Areas. As ever, we thank residents and the Cheadle Civic Society for their help. We support local businesses in our villages, but it’s important for those businesses to do their bit in following the rules to […]

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Bruntwood safety railings repaired

by Iain Roberts on 20 December, 2017

Safety barriers at Bruntwood Park are being repaired after Iain spotted that they were rusting through. The railings, at the bottom of the path from the hotel to the road, are important for safety. “Council officers acted quickly after we reported the issue,” Iain said. “It’s a small issue, but a potential safety hazard so […]

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