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New bin collection calendars out this week

by Iain Roberts on 11 October, 2019

Stockport Council has been posting out new bin collection calendars this week – if you’ve not got yours already, it should be arriving soon. The last bin collection calendar ran from 2017 to 2019 but runs out at the end of this month. The new calendar covers the next 12 months. You can check your […]

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Cycling and walking scheme consultation opens

by Iain Roberts on 11 October, 2019

Stockport Council is consulting on a number of cycling and walking schemes around the borough, though none is in Cheadle and Gatley. The consultation on the cycling and walking proposals are open for  on a fairly short time window until Nov 4th.  The consultation can be found here. There are eight schemes being consulted on, […]

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Happy Yom Kippur

by Iain Roberts on 9 October, 2019

The Lib Dem team would like to wish our Jewish residents a very happy Yom Kippur.

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Better buses for Greater Manchester

by Iain Roberts on 8 October, 2019

For years the Liberal Democrats have been campaigning for Greater Manchester to take control of its bus network. Finally, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority have announced a public consultation to do just that – great news! The Lib Dem team are supporting the Better Buses for Greater Manchester campaign and their petition calling for regulated […]

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Cheadle Police surgery, 18 October

by Iain Roberts on 8 October, 2019

The next Police surgery will be in the Upper Rooms cafe, Cheadle 10.30am – 11.30am on Friday 18th October 2019.

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From the Council: Please be advised that contractors working on behalf of Electricity North West are currently undertaking works to repair a high voltage mains fault on Manchester Road, Cheadle, between the junctions of Mill Lane and Station Road. These works require the use of temporary traffic signals and are expected to be completed on […]

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Scholes planters get off the ground

by Iain Roberts on 4 October, 2019

Cllr Keith Holloway has congratulated local schools and Friends of Scholes Park for new planters. “The Friends of Scholes Park have led on this scheme from the start,” said Keith. “They applied to the councillors for funding, which we were more than happy to give, and have worked with local schools to turn a great […]

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Have you ever thought about becoming a councillor?

by Iain Roberts on 28 September, 2019

In 2020, Stockport will elect 21 councillors. But in 2022, every single seat will be up for election. This is because the ward boundaries are changing. (Cheadle & Gatley is too big, so some parts are likely to move into other wards). Have you ever thought about being a councillor and representing your local area […]

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Peak hour trains to and from Gatley are seriously delayed or cancelled almost every day. One of the most frustrating experiences is seeing a train that should have stopped at the station speeding through, leaving a packed platform waiting for half an hour or more. It happened on Thursday when Cllr Iain Roberts was travelling […]

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Gatley station crossing broken again

by Iain Roberts on 25 September, 2019

A few weeks after we all hoped TfGM had repaired it for good, the pedestrian crossing by Gatley station has again started malfunctioning. The Lib Dem team reported it to TfGM first thing on Wednesday morning. “Whether TfGM’s fix didn’t work for long, or whether someone is deliberately breaking it, we don’t know – but […]

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