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Cheadle and Gatley Lib Dems are moving

by Iain Roberts on 2 June, 2016

From June 2016, new stories will be posted on our new website here. This website will be staying up so people can access all the older stories and information, and we will continue to monitor comments posted here – for a while at least (nearly all comments on stories more than a few months old […]

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What were the local issues four decades ago?

by Iain Roberts on 2 June, 2016

On a dusty bookshelf in the upper reaches of Stockport Town Hall are hardback-bound copies of old committee minutes, stretching all the way back to the founding of the council in 1974. But what were the good people of Cheadle and Gatley worrying about back then? A glance through those early papers reveals all. Here […]

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Following widespread media coverage about councils using inflated residents’ parking permit charges as a way of increasing their income, Stockport’s Liberal Democrat Group have expressed concern that the new Labour Executive may choose to adopt a policy similar to Labour run Manchester City Council and force residents to pay more. Speaking of these concerns Cllr […]

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Evening lane closures on Kingsway

by Iain Roberts on 26 May, 2016

From the Council: Contractors working on behalf of Transport for Greater Manchester will be undertaking works to re-cut the detector loops of the traffic signals on Kingsway, Gatley, at the junction of Gatley Road. These works are scheduled to take place on 6th June and 7th June and will require temporary lane closures from 8pm […]

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Council promises to repair Bruntwood Park potholes

by Iain Roberts on 25 May, 2016

The Council has promised to repair potholes on the road from Schools Hill into Bruntwood Park after Lib Dem councillors intervened. “There are some large potholes along the narrow road,” said Cllr Keith Holloway. “We’ve pressed the council to get them fixed and they’ve promised it will be done shortly.” The Lib Dem team are […]

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Gatley Rec playground gates finally coming back

by Iain Roberts on 25 May, 2016

The Lib Dem team have been chasing up the gates to the playground at Gatley Rec. “The gates were taken away for repair months ago, and we were assured they wouldn’t be long,” said Cllr Graham Greenhalgh. “When they didn’t appear, we chased it up. We’ve now been assured that both gates will be back […]

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Cllr Iain Roberts is calling for planning rules to be changed to prevent more takeaways opening in Cheadle and Gatley. “We would like to see planning changes to put a limit on the number of takeaways that can be opened in one area. Cheadle and Gatley already have enough takeaways. At the moment it’s very […]

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Stockport welcomes Chris Gordon as new mayor

by Iain Roberts on 25 May, 2016

Stockport councillors welcomed our new mayor for 2016/17. Stockport’s First Citizen for the coming year is Chris Gordon. We also said farewell to Andy Verdeille, the outgoing mayor who has also stepped down as a councillor. As well as a long career as a health researcher in Manchester, Chris Gordon is a huge roller coaster […]

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Stockport beer and cider festival 2016

by Iain Roberts on 23 May, 2016

Stockport beer and cider festival runs 2nd to 4th June 2016 just down the road at Edgeley Park. As the organisers say: The Festival is held each year the weekend after the late May Bank Holiday at Edgeley Park and is amongst the largest CAMRA organised festivals in the North of England. The number of […]

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Thank you for CVP community consultation

by Iain Roberts on 19 May, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came to the Cheadle Village Partnership annual community consultation on Wednesday. Thank you as well to the organisers, especially Rob Munro and Andrew Fraser. The main areas of discussion were over car parking, a train service for Cheadle, our green spaces, health and wellbeing and traffic. Keith, Graham and Iain […]

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