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Back to Netball

by Iain Roberts on 3 January, 2013

Ladies – why not give social netball a try? Fun and social netball sessions led by a qualified coach for women of all ages and abilities! WHEN : 31/01/2013, 19:00 – 20:00 WHERE : Cheadle 6th Form College, Cheadle Road, Stockport, SK8 5HA HOW MUCH : £3 For more information and to book your place, […]

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The media is carrying a story about proposals to force obese people on benefits to go to the gym – or lose money. Obese who refuse to exercise “could face benefits cut” says the BBC. Obese and unhealthy people could face benefit cuts says the Guardian. I need to say two things about these proposals. […]

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Gatley Golf Club have refurbished their function room for meals, parties and other events. The new Centenary Suite function room, which includes a raised area for a DJ and extensive variable lighting, is free to hire for charities and schools, and available at reasonable rates for others. The golf club can cater for up to […]

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Bruntwood Park BMX track in Cheadle was opened in 1985. It has been well used over time and as such is in need of renovating and improving for use today. Stockport Council will be applying to Sport England for funding to improve and develop the BMX track. We want to know if the suggested improvements […]

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Award-winning writers to visit Cheadle library

by Iain Roberts on 1 February, 2012

From Stockport Council: Stockport Council is supporting National Libraries Day by hosting a special event at Cheadle Library featuring North West based writers. Residents are invited to come along and meet award winning North West writers Michael Stewart, Helen Walsh and M.J. Hyland at Cheadle Library on Saturday 4th February from 4.30pm to 6.00pm. The […]

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Gatley Rec Ground – footpath to be repaired

by Iain Roberts on 31 January, 2012

Following pressure from the Lib Dems, the main path through Gatley Rec Ground will be properly repaired with work starting in the next few weeks. The tennis and basketball courts also need repairing, and the aim is to do those in the next financial year (2012/13). The Recreation Ground is a well-used, and well-loved local […]

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New way to apply for a Stockport leisure key

by Iain Roberts on 6 January, 2012

From Tuesday 10th January, there’s a new way to apply for a Leisure Key in Stockport. The Leisure Key scheme allows Stockport residents to get discounts on leisure and cultural activities such as swimming and other sports and theatre. The new system streamlines the claims process for Leisure Key customers, removing the need for a […]

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New toddler playground opens at Bruntwood Park

by Iain Roberts on 7 December, 2011

I was very pleased to attend the official opening of the new toddlers’ playground at Bruntwood Park this afternoon, along with Cllr John Smith – Exec member for Leisure. Yes, it was cold but at least it wasn’t raining or hailing, and the youngsters certainly enjoyed it. Thanks to senior ranger Jane Bardsley for all […]

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Community toilet signs go up in Cheadle

by Iain Roberts on 28 October, 2011

Cheadle’s three community toilets (at the Star Inn, Jackson’s Supper Bar and Cheadle Library) have been operating successfully for a while.  They replace the old toilet block in Massie Street car park which was frequently vandalised, often closed or cold and uninviting. Whilst not perfect, the community toilets are a step forwards, but we’ve been […]

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Borrow eBooks and audio books from Stockport Libraries

by Iain Roberts on 9 September, 2011

Stockport Libraries are offering a new service – you can borrow eBooks and audio books online (to read the eBooks, you need a reader that works with the eBook standard – that’s pretty much all of them except Kindle which is difficult). The service officially launches on 19th September, but it seems you can get […]

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