Iain launches pop-up park in Mersey Square

by Iain Roberts on 29 August, 2015

Over £900 million is being invested in Stockport Borough, and as part of that, Iain launched Stockport’s very own pop-up park in Mersey Square. Over the next five years, the ambitious programme of projects will include: Redrock Stockport, a new cinema, cafes and restaurants; Stockport Exchange, a new office quarter by the station; Stockport Interchange, […]

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The Cheadle Muslim Association wish to extend a warm invitation to you for their forthcoming “Funday Extravaganza and Open Day” to be held on Saturday 5th September 2015. The mosque is situated at 377 Wilmslow Rd, Heald Green, Cheadle SK8 3NP. The event now in its eleventh year is an opportunity for local communities to come together, […]

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Lib Dems call for TfGM to Get Me There by Christmas

by Iain Roberts on 27 August, 2015

Greater Manchester Liberal Democrats are calling for TfGM, First and Stagecoach to work together and launch an Oyster-style travel smartcard by Christmas. “Get Me There could be rolled out to everyone on buses and trams by Christmas. Almost every bus and every tram stop in Greater Manchester already has the equipment needed to run a […]

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A34 improvement works – the details

by Iain Roberts on 26 August, 2015

The Council is sending out a letter to let people know the details of works to improve the A34 around Stanley Green, Cheadle Hulme. Notification of Works on the A34 from Storeys Way to Stanley Green Roundabout We write to inform you that the appointed contractor for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6 […]

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Tatton Cinema planning proposals now out

by Iain Roberts on 25 August, 2015

For a while we’ve been saying that the owners of the Tatton Cinema site were bringing forward development proposals, but it was taking time. They are finally here! We have not seen the proposals in detail, so we put them here for everyone – including ourselves – to take a look at and come back […]

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TPS Scam warning

by Iain Roberts on 25 August, 2015

It seems that no good idea goes un-scammed! We’ve had reports of elderly people being called up by someone claiming to be from the Telephone Preference Service (that opts you out of nuisance calls – or would do if the callers observed it). The caller says that there’s an £84 fee to renew TPS membership […]

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Keith Holloway and the Lib Dems are campaigning against Tory plans to deliver big cuts to the police and close local courts. “At a time when violent crime is on the rise in Greater Manchester, the Conservatives want to cut up to 1,500 more police officers and close our local courts,” Keith said. “The Police […]

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South Park Road Estate Keep Clear – new date given

by Iain Roberts on 19 August, 2015

Regular readers will know that the Lib Dem team have been chasing Highways England for some months to get a “Keep Clear” box painted on the M60 J3 slip road where it meets the South Park Road Estate. First we were promised it would be done in April, then by the end of July. We’ve […]

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Stockport Council budget savings proposals announced

by Iain Roberts on 19 August, 2015

The ruling Lib Dem group on Stockport Council have announced our proposals for the council’s 2016/17 budget. Stockport has had to make big savings every year since 2010 as the Government seeks to get spending under control (in reality, while local council spending has fallen sharply, central government spending has actually increased). 2016/17 sees the […]

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A34 improvements works start on 1st September

by Iain Roberts on 18 August, 2015

Works to improve traffic flow along the A34 begin on 1st September. The works are part of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road and will see improvements at the Stanley Green roundabout and the roads on each side. This drawing shows the proposed new layout. The works will involve narrow lanes and some overnight […]

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