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Libby Lane becomes Bishop of Stockport

by Iain Roberts on 17 December, 2014

Congratulations to Libby Lane, the new Bishop of Stockport and the first female Anglican bishop in the UK. It’s great to see Stockport – and our historic Town Hall – as the venue for such a historic occasion: a proud day for our Borough.

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I was proud this morning to sign up to the Devo Manc proposals on behalf of Stockport’s Leader Cllr Sue Derbyshire. Ten local authorities run by all three parties have agreed to the biggest devolution of powers from Westminster seen for many years – if this goes ahead, Greater Manchester will have more powers than […]

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We’re very happy to pass on news of cheadlevillage.net – the new community website for Cheadle with local news, events, history, groups, businesses and more – take a look!

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Manchester Confidential’s take on Cheadle

by Iain Roberts on 20 March, 2014

A long and comprehensive guide and review to Cheadle on the Manchester confidential website – some really good stuff.  

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Body found in Cheadle believed to be missing man

by Iain Roberts on 5 March, 2013

Police have found the body of a man in the River Mersey, Cheadle near to the Waterside Hotel off Manchester Road. The body was found at about 3.10pm yesterday. The body has not yet been formally identified but is believed to be Neil Marsom who went missing in January. Neil Marsom from Sale was dropped […]

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Welcoming home a Stockport World Champion

by Iain Roberts on 2 August, 2011

I took my daughter* to Manchester Airport this morning and we welcomed home our Stockport swimmers, back from the World Championships in China. Keri-Anne Payne (below) returned from winning Gold in the women’s 10km swim, to see her newborn niece for the first  time. Stockport has (if I’ve counted right) 14 olympians and para-olympians, including […]

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July Keeping in Touch leaflet from the Lib Dems

by Iain Roberts on 16 July, 2011

Here’s our latest Keeping in Touch leaflet being delivered to Cheadle & Gatley at the moment. C&G July 2011 a3

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Cllr Pam King joins the blog

by Iain Roberts on 13 February, 2011

For some time I’ve been trying to figure out how to include Pam King in the blog as she contributes a lot of the stories and information we post here. I couldn’t work out how to do it, but over the weekend there’s been an upgrade to the version of WordPress the blog uses and […]

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Advice from United Utilities on burst pipes

by Iain Roberts on 30 December, 2010

United Utilities have published advice for anyone suffering from burst pipes due to the thaw.  Take a look here. I’ve not been told about significant burst pipe issues in our area, so I’m hoping we’ve got off lightly, but do let me know if you know otherwise.

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Proud of Stockport – who will you nominate?

by Iain Roberts on 11 October, 2010

From Stockport Council: Stockport’s extraordinary people are to be recognised again in the borough’s popular Proud of Stockport awards. Do you know someone who helps to make Stockport special? Is there an individual, a group, a volunteer, or perhaps a local personality, or someone else who deserves recognition for good and community spirit? The list […]

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