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Councillors consult on Cheadle parking charges

by Lib Dem team on 7 January, 2016

The Lib Dem team are consulting on putting up long-stay parking charges in Cheadle village as one way of increasing the number of short-stay places and boosting trade for local shops. As you know, parking in Cheadle village is not easy. Many local traders firmly believe that the problem is too many people parking all […]

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Lib Dems plan improvements to car parking in Cheadle

by Lib Dem team on 25 November, 2015

The Lib Dem team have been working for some time on improving car parking in Cheadle. We know there are no easy fixes – most of the answers that helps one group causes more hassle for someone else. For example, if we push long-stay cars out of the car parks, they’ll probably park up on […]

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Parking problems outside schools

by Lib Dem team on 18 November, 2015

One of the issues that regularly comes up for the Lib Dem team is parking problems outside schools. It’s a nationwide issue, and not an easy one to crack, so we keep at it. We recently asked for an update from the Council’s parking enforcement team, so here it is. Every school and college in […]

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Stockport’s Peel Centre is a popular shopping centre, and rightly so with stores from New Look to Hobbycraft, Toys R Us to Currys. The shops are great, but there’s a regular stream of complaints from people who feel they’ve been unfairly given a parking ticket – they appear in the papers all the time. Just […]

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Alex hospital car park planning app submitted

by Lib Dem team on 22 April, 2015

We reported a few weeks ago that the Alexandra Hospital planned to convert the old coal yard into a car park, freeing up spaces in the village. The planning application has now been submitted and you can view it online here, and of course submit your comments in favour or against if you wish.

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Graham Greenhalgh and the Lib Dem team have worked with the council to free up ten new parking spaces for short-stay parking in Cheadle village, with more to come. The Lib Dems have been working on ways to free up parking spaces for short-stay visits in Cheadle village. Cheadle has over 400 spaces in its […]

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Freeing up parking spaces in Cheadle’s car parks

by Lib Dem team on 6 March, 2015

In recent months the Lib Dem team has been working to see how we can free up spaces for shoppers in Cheadle’s car parks. Cheadle has more car parking than any other district centre in Stockport – over 400 spaces in the car parks plus a range of short-stay near the village centre (e.g. Ashfield […]

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Improving parking in Cheadle village centre

by Lib Dem team on 9 December, 2014

Cheadle village has a lot of car parking spaces compared to most other similar centres, but it’s also successful as a shopping and employment centre. That leaves us with the problem that the parking sometimes runs out and people can struggle to find spaces in the main car parks. Traders and shoppers both complain that […]

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Christmas in Stockport – including free parking dates

by Lib Dem team on 4 November, 2014

Exciting events, festive markets, free parking and late night shopping are just some of the great things on offer in Stockport this Christmas. Celebrations kick off with Merseyway Shopping Centre’s Christmas light switch-on event on Wednesday 12th November. The Council will be providing FREE parking from 2.00pm in its pay and display car parks and […]

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Free Parking in Stockport for low emission cars

by Lib Dem team on 6 October, 2014

Stockport Council has been offering free parking in its car parks and on-street parking since the Lib Dems introduced it in 2007 for anyone driving a Band A car, which have been identified by the tax disc until now (these include electric vehicles, most hybrids and very low emission cars). Following the Government decision to […]

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