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Crime Survey

by clairehalliwell on 19 July, 2017

Local Liberal Democrat Claire Halliwell has launched a campaign to keep residents across feeling safer in their homes. The Lib Dem team are surveying residents across the area to encourage residents to let them know what the local issues are. Claire said, “I feel very lucky never to have had my home burgled but as a […]

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Conservatives vote with Labour to support Burnham Tax

by clairehalliwell on 23 February, 2018

Amid shocking scenes at Stockport Town Hall during last night’s budget meeting, neutral observers were stunned to see Conservative councillors vote with Labour to block a Liberal Democrat amendment that would have reduced the Council Tax increase by over £750k. Liberal Democrats attacked the Burnham Tax, a precept imposed by the elected Mayor of Greater […]

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New cycling club launched!

by clairehalliwell on 22 February, 2018

A new cycling club is being launched at Cheadle Mosque, with rides every Sunday at 9.30am. All abilities welcome.

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In a move to improve driving standards in this area GMP have begun a new project named ‘Operation Considerate’ to encourage the public to get more involved in making our roads safer. Dashcams are becoming popular car accessories and can be invaluable in providing evidence of road crimes so the police are asking people with […]

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Changes to bus services in the Cheadle area

by clairehalliwell on 6 February, 2018

The stream of changes to local bus services both by bus operators and the Labour-controlled Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) continues.   As the latest changes include the 11 and 11A, I am writing to tell you more about these, which are due for implementation in April 2018.   They have been recommended by TfGM, who subsidise […]

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Meadowbank school update

by clairehalliwell on 4 February, 2018

Our thanks to the many residents who responded from Demmings and Brookfield Roads which have been particularly affected. On Monday Highways staff together with June,John and Paul met the Head Teacher and governor colleagues to discuss the next steps to deal withe long standing problem. Meadowbank is one of a number of schools where the Council is […]

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Orrishmere School

by clairehalliwell on 2 February, 2018

Last week Cheadle Area Committee approved a proposal by Councillor John Pantall calling on Pam Smith, the Council’s Chief Executive, to ensure a decision is made quickly about the future of the Orrishmere School site. The school closed in the summer of 2015, following the opening of the new larger Oak Tree School.  At first […]

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Reported roads works for February

by clairehalliwell on 30 January, 2018

There is a full update of roadworks in the local area on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) However, there are significant roadworks this month around – http://www.gmroadworks.org/ From the 14/02/2018 – 21/02/2018 between The Spinney to 28 Fw Trail Digs there will be some carriageway incursions. From the 19/02/2018 – 14/03/2018 from Turves Road to approx Carberry Court there […]

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Stockport Liberal Democrats have pledged to freeze parking charges in district centres if they regain control at the Town Hall following this summer’s elections. Speaking about Labour’s proposals, Cllr Mark Hunter, leader of the Lib Dem Group, said: “Labour are proposing a huge hike in parking charges in places like Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Marple, and […]

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A555 to close for 17 weeks for repairs

by clairehalliwell on 27 January, 2018

The A555 is to close for 17 weeks between the A34 and Handforth/Heald Green for repairs, starting from 12th February 2018. More information here,

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SK8 14th worst for burglaries

by clairehalliwell on 23 January, 2018

People living in the SK8 postcode area have the 14th highest chance of being burgled in the country, data from MoneySupermarket.com suggests. The story is reported on ImagineFM. Burglary remains a very big issue in this area, which makes it even stranger that Andy Burnham’s policing priorities plan for the next year does not mention burglary […]

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