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Cheshire East leader faces Police investigation

by Iain Roberts on 3 January, 2016

One of the biggest issues facing our area in the next few years is how we will cope with the additional traffic from the 4,000+ homes that Cheshire East Council plan to build near the Stockport border – many of them around Handforth Dean. We have been asking Cheshire East to work with us and […]

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Flooding in the North

by Iain Roberts on 28 December, 2015

Our thoughts go out to all those affected by flooding across the North, and we would like to thank the emergency services and army troops who have worked tirelessly to ensure that everyone is safe. Thankfully our area has not suffered. Stockport has the benefit of being on relatively high ground. In the town itself […]

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Greater Manchester opened to fracking after MPs vote

by Iain Roberts on 24 December, 2015

A couple of weeks ago we reported that our Conservative MP Mary Robinson had voted to allow fracking under national parks. Over in Hazel Grove, their Tory MP William Wragg managed to go even further. He’s just one of two Conservative MPs who signed a Greenpeace pledge to oppose all fracking and yet he too […]

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Community Payback clear Cheadle footpath

by Iain Roberts on 11 November, 2015

The Lib Dem team are pleased that an overgrown footpath we asked to be cleared has now been done by Community Payback. It took a while as not was the footpath very overgrown but a tree had fallen from a back garden across it. The path runs from Demmings Road behind the houses and comes […]

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Brooklyn Crescent Park Autumn clear-up

by Iain Roberts on 10 November, 2015

Lend a hand at the Brooklyn Crescent Park Autumn clear-up from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 21st November 2015.

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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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Keith launches village street survey

by Iain Roberts on 15 June, 2015

Over the next few weeks you may see your Lib Dem councillors – Keith Holloway, Graham Greenhalgh and Iain Roberts – walking or cycling down your road and noting any issues. Please do say hello! Keith has launched a village street survey and over the summer the Lib Dem team will be walking along every […]

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We reported a few months ago of funding to improve cycle access in Gatley through the Government’s Cycle City Ambition Grant for Greater Manchester. The project aims to boost cycling to and from Gatley Station and also through to Cheadle, Parrs Wood and Stockport. The Lib Dem team were keen to make sure the benefits […]

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50 new bins for parks across Stockport

by Iain Roberts on 24 April, 2015

You’ve told us litter in our parks is a serious problem, so Lib Dem Stockport is putting in 50 new bins, replacing damaged dog waste bins and the old-style open top bins that allow litter to blow out. The new bins should increase capacity and will hopefully be better used and more effective, reducing the […]

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Graham Greenhalgh supports Gatley litter pick

by Iain Roberts on 30 March, 2015

Lib Dem local election candidate Graham Greenhalgh was out to support the Gatley Village Partnership litter pick last Sunday. The litter pickers braved the rain to clear Old Hall Road and the path alongside the Tatton site before working up Church Road and round the car park by the Co-op. “I’d like to thank Gatley […]

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