The Lib Dem team try to get out in the ward as much as we can. This week’s work includes: walking and cycling round Gatley and Cheadle looking out for potholes, graffiti and other issues. We covered about half the ward and are putting the reports into the council for action. cutting back nettles growing […]

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What’s coming to Cheadle Area Committee, 11th August

by Iain Roberts on 3 August, 2015

The next Cheadle Area Committee is at 6pm on Tuesday 11th August 2015 at the Ladybridge Residents Club, Edenbridge Road, Cheadle Hulme. As always, all are welcome. At the August Area Committee: Planning application 57891 – outline application for a house in the back garden of 14 Lynton Vale Avenue, Gatley. An outline application normally […]

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Seashell Trust plans expansion – and housing

by Iain Roberts on 31 July, 2015

Mark Geraghty, the Chief Executive of the Seashell Trust, came to speak to councillors in a public meeting at the Town Hall. He was setting out his plans – still at an early stage – for the charity. Founded in 1823, the Trust is one of the leading bodies caring for profoundly disabled (mostly deaf-blind) […]

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Stockport Council completes purchase of Edgeley Park

by Iain Roberts on 31 July, 2015

Stockport Council has completed its purchase of Edgeley Park.¬†Contracts have been signed and all due diligence requirements for the purchase have been finalised. The Council has purchased Edgeley Stadium, the home of Stockport County Football Club for the benefit of the Club and the people of Stockport. We will now be working with the Football […]

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Gatley mourns Ayesha Rahman

by Iain Roberts on 30 July, 2015

Those who knew Ayesha, who had been touched by her life, and those who did not. People of all faiths and of none. As the light of the day drained away, we gathered together to mourn the loss of a 19 year old woman taken from us when her whole life lay ahead of her. […]

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All invited to Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Gatley Carrs

by Iain Roberts on 29 July, 2015

Teddy Bears’ Picnic, 1-4pm, Sunday 9th August 2015 at Gatley Carrs nature reserve. Admission FREE, donations welcome.

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Monday night saw a well-attended community meeting about crime, with local councillors and residents joined by Inspector Neil Cook from the Stockport West police. The meeting was organised by the Lib Dem team and hosted by Cheadle Muslim Association, who even laid on tea and biscuits. It followed concerns being raised, particularly on the local […]

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80 people braved the rain to take part in the Gatley Fun walk – with some running or cycling – to raise money for St Ann’s Hospice last Sunday. The Lib Dem team came out to do our bit, with Keith and Iain completing the walk – ten miles from the Horse and Farrier in […]

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Double bin for Gatley skate park

by Iain Roberts on 27 July, 2015

People have complained that there isn’t enough bin space at Gatley skate park in the Rec ground so litter ends up on the floor that could go in the bin. To help, Keith has secured a smart new double bin to replace one of the older single bins. Hopefully this will improve the litter situation.

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Light up the park for Ayesha

by Iain Roberts on 25 July, 2015

We have all been touched by the tragic death of 19 year old Ayesha Rahman, who was hit by a car near the junction of Gatley Road and Delamere Road in Gatley last Monday night and died of her injuries in hospital early on Tuesday morning. We would like to let you know about a […]

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