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“Keep Clear” boxes go down on slip road

by Iain Roberts on 2 September, 2015

Cheers all round in the Lib Dem team. We’ve been working for months to persuade Highways England to put down Keep Clear boxes where the South Park Road Estate exits onto the M60 J3 slip road and finally it’s been done. They needed a dry night to do the painting, so I guess we should […]

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A34 improvement works – the details

by Iain Roberts on 26 August, 2015

The Council is sending out a letter to let people know the details of works to improve the A34 around Stanley Green, Cheadle Hulme. Notification of Works on the A34 from Storeys Way to Stanley Green Roundabout We write to inform you that the appointed contractor for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6 […]

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South Park Road Estate Keep Clear – new date given

by Iain Roberts on 19 August, 2015

Regular readers will know that the Lib Dem team have been chasing Highways England for some months to get a “Keep Clear” box painted on the M60 J3 slip road where it meets the South Park Road Estate. First we were promised it would be done in April, then by the end of July. We’ve […]

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A34 improvements works start on 1st September

by Iain Roberts on 18 August, 2015

Works to improve traffic flow along the A34 begin on 1st September. The works are part of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road and will see improvements at the Stanley Green roundabout and the roads on each side. This drawing shows the proposed new layout. The works will involve narrow lanes and some overnight […]

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The Conservative government have today announced a £13 billion investment in road and rail transport across the North of England. It’s not new (all the schemes have been around for a while and most have already been formerly announced) but in a quiet August it’s a repackaging that should generate a few headlines and, ministers […]

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What will Greater Manchester look like in 25 years time? What should it look like? What sort of transport infrastructure will we need to make that happen? Roads, rail, air, walking, cycling, buses, trains and trams – how should they connect us to the rest of the world, to the UK and to each other […]

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Silverdale Road pavement void reported

by Iain Roberts on 20 July, 2015

The Lib Dems took swift action over the weekend when we were told about a void under the pavement outside 12 Silverdale Road, Gatley. We contacted the Council’s out-of-hours service who came out to take a look, initially putting down cones until a proper repair can be undertaken. This is more than just a hole […]

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The latest estimates are that plans by Conservative Cheshire East Council to build over 2,000 homes on green fields near Handforth Dean would see traffic on the already-congested A34 increase by a massive 25%, leading to far longer queues and far more pressure on the Kingsway/Gatley Road junction – already one of the busiest in […]

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Keith moves forward with Styal Road speed signs

by Iain Roberts on 16 July, 2015

Keith and the Lib Dem team were asked by residents to look at having vehicle-activated speed signs on Styal Road to slow down traffic. After meeting on-site with council officers, we now have a proposed scheme. Keith will be asking council officers to move ahead and consult on these proposals.

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Cheadle Area Committee is next Tuesday, 14th July. It’s at the Ladybridge Park Residents Club, Edenbridge Road, Cheadle Hulme. As always it starts at 6pm and it’s an open meeting – everyone is welcome. On this month’s agenda: Planning application 56819 – new house proposed for 9 Rodmill Drive, Gatley. Planning officers recommend refusal. Planning […]

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