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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Northern Rail to double fares if you buy on the train

by clairehalliwell on 8 April, 2018

The Manchester Evening News is reporting that Northern Rail will be doubling fares for people who buy on the train instead of using a ticket machine or the phone app. Passengers with Northern Rail will soon be fined £20 or double their fare if they wait to buy a ticket on the train. The operator […]

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Latest on Adswood tip odours

by clairehalliwell on 3 April, 2018

The local Environment Agency office sent an officer in the last week. Following that inspection, they think the smells are related to restoration work on the site – bringing in material for tree planting. Unfortunately, they are only operating on a skeleton staff over the bank holiday weekend. But they will be going back on […]

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Council removes recycling sites without consultation

by clairehalliwell on 3 April, 2018

As part of the cost cutting measures right across Stockport the council has removed their recycling bins from Massie Street car park in Cheadle and other local sites. The theory is that all residents should now have their own recycling bins provided by the council and that companies should not have been using these public […]

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Update on parking around Meadowbank School

by clairehalliwell on 25 March, 2018

In consultation with your Councillors and the Head of the School highways engineers are proposing advisory 20 mph signs on approaches near Demmings Road and Tennyson Road, yellow lines along the Councillor Lane service road (on house side) and also at entrance to Brookfield Road and Tennyson Road, together with bollards at the Demmings Road […]

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Road works on Councillor Lane

by clairehalliwell on 25 March, 2018

Please be advised that contractors working on behalf of United Utilities will be replacing a manhole frame and cover in the carriageway on Councillor Lane, Cheadle Hulme at the junction with Stockport Road. These works are scheduled to take place between the hours of 8pm-10pm on 27th March and will require the prohibition of a […]

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Sandringham Road Playing fields

by clairehalliwell on 25 March, 2018

With heavy rainfall, the playing fields have been badly waterlogged. The view of the Council’s Greenspace team is they doubt the drainage can be improved. The field is part of the wider flood defence scheme so is effectively part of the flood plain. However, recently a section of the footpath was covered with water overflowing […]

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Stockport Liberal Democrats call for action on town centre

by clairehalliwell on 22 March, 2018

Speaking after further announcements of retail closures affecting Stockport Town Centre, Cllr Mark Hunter, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, called for urgent action from Stockport Council. He said: “It is clear we need to up our game and not just let this happen around us. We need to respond to the changing pattern of […]

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Don’t forget the clocks change this weekend!

by clairehalliwell on 21 March, 2018

  This Sunday, 25 March, The UK will switch to British Summer Time (BST) at 1am on Sunday morning, meaning people will effectively lose an hour’s sleep. The change, also known as daylight saving time, will mean there is more daylight in the evenings but less in the mornings. Local campaigner Claire Hallwiell said, “Most electronic devices […]

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Ring and ride transport service

by clairehalliwell on 20 March, 2018

Ring and Ride, Greater Manchester’s door-to-door accessible transport service for people who find it difficult to use public transport. To be eligible to use the service you must: • hold a Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) Concessionary Plus Pass; or • hold a TfGM Concessionary Disabled Person Pass; or • be 70 years or over, […]

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Make sure you’re registered to vote

by clairehalliwell on 18 March, 2018

On Thursday 3 May, residents across Stockport will go to the polls to vote for their local Councillor to represent them at a local level. Local government elections select councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on running services in your local area. These include housing, education, transport, planning, parks, leisure, public safety, social care and […]

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