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Archive for the ‘green spaces’ Category

Bruntwood Park – lots to do in the sunshine

by Iain Roberts on 28 August, 2012

Back in the Spring the Lib Dems were pressing the Parks people to sort out an issue with the new toddlers’ play area at Bruntwood Park – drainage was poor and it was getting waterlogged. It took a bit of time to get it right, but the problem was solved and we’re grateful to the […]

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Decision time for Gatley Green

by Iain Roberts on 25 May, 2012

Before the local elections, the councillors approved changes to Gatley Green including improvements to the paving around the shops on both sides of Church Road, making it more difficult for vehicles to drive the wrong way along Gatley Green and blocking off the cut-through behind the war memorial. The changes then have to be advertised […]

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The parapets of the footbridge from Church Road to Walter Stansby Park, Gatley will be repainted from 19th to 30th September, and the bridge will be closed during that period. The retaining wall running alongside Church Road by the park will also be repaired over the same period as part of the Council’s Retaining Walls […]

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Open community forum – Diamond Jubilee Park

by Iain Roberts on 21 July, 2011

For some time the Lib Dems have been working with local residents and police to tackle anti-social behaviour on Diamond Jubilee Park, Cheadle. For anyone  who uses or lives near the park, there’s an open community forum on Diamond Jubilee Park which will take place on the 18th August 2011 at Cheadle Library 6.00pm to […]

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Balsam Bash at Gatley Carrs, 31st July

by Iain Roberts on 20 July, 2011

Did you know that there is a wildlife conservation area in walking distance of Gatley village centre? From the Tatton site, go along Old Hall Road, turn left at Conker Island and at the end of Brookside Road is Gatley Carrs, with wild flowers, pondlife, insects, birds and bats. The Conservation Group are having a task […]

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Boost to wildlife at Gatley Carrs

by Iain Roberts on 15 July, 2011

From the Gatley Carrs Conservation Group: After the disappointment with death of fish in the ponds at Gatley Carrs Local Nature Reserve in the big freeze last December, wildlife has received a boost from activities this spring. In late February and March the ponds were cleared of encroaching reed-mace (bullrushes) by a contractor and help […]

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Text Stockport Council to report dog foulers

by Iain Roberts on 1 July, 2011

Stockport Council has launched a new service, and is asking members of the public to report illegal dog foulers by text message. The following information is requested in the text: Specific date and time of the fouling Specific location of the dog poo/dog mess Brief description of dog and the owner The name of the […]

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Tree being felled by 6 Cheadle Road, Cheadle

by Iain Roberts on 14 February, 2011

A large tree will be felled outside 6 Cheadle Road, Cheadle this week.  The tree has become dangerous due to the presence of a root decaying fungi. The location is across the road from the Village Hotel and Cheadle baths.

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Councillors recommend fishing future for Abney Hall Park

by Iain Roberts on 15 October, 2010

Following a substantial amount of work from Council officers and local community groups, local councillors were pleased to support a proposal that the Stockport and District Anglers Federation manage and bailiff angling activities at Abney Hall Park pond off Newlands Road in Cheadle. The pond has been used for fishing since 1988 and recent anti-social […]

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We had an unusual request to Cheadle Area Committee on Tuesday. The owners of 10 Priest Avenue, Gatley have asked to lease a pond on the edge of Scholes Park from the Council. They had previously fenced the pond (which is a small pond within a copse on the edge of the field – see […]

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