Latest Proposed Parliamentary Boundaries Announced

by jontwigge on 22 October, 2017

The Boundary Commission have released their latest proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies. Hazel Grove and Wilmslow would stretch from Alderley Edge through Wilmslow and Bramhall right up to Offerton Meanwhile, a new Stockport South and Cheadle constituency would cover Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Heald Green, Gatley, Edgeley, Cheadle Heath, Davenport, Cale Green and part of the […]

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Get Involved in Your Local Community

by jontwigge on 22 October, 2017

“Stockport Local” is the place to find out about community groups, services and activities. It’s the easiest way to find out what’s on, when it’s on and how to join in. Thanks to the involvement of hundreds of local groups, Stockport Council have launched ‘Stockport Local’, an online directory of community groups and services on […]

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Stockport Council Wellbeing Festival

by jontwigge on 17 October, 2017

The Council’s Wellbeing Festival takes place from 11am to 2pm on Monday 23 October in the Town Hall Ballroom and celebrates the beginning of Great Britain Health and Wellbeing Week. Council employees and members of the public are invited to the event which will include a wide range of stalls, information and activities to inspire […]

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Woodford Road to Close Again: 24-27th Oct

by jontwigge on 16 October, 2017

During the school holiday week (24rd to 27th October) Woodford Road in Poynton will be closed again. On the Monday (23rd) there will be temporary traffic lights.  The work is to “complete the jointing on the new bridge”. During the closure there will be signs again at the junction with Chester Road and Dean Lane. […]

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Further Council Cuts to Affect More Services

by jontwigge on 16 October, 2017

With government austerity set to massively reduce council budgets once again next year Stockport is no exception and will have to make further cuts. As part of budget planning the council is asking residents for their views on five sets of cuts in: Cuts to apprenticeship events for young people Closure of the Apprenticeship’s Store […]

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The Lib Dems have submitted our response to the first stage of Stockport’s Local Plan consultation. “At the heart of the Lib Dem response is a two stage approach to house-building across the next 20 years – brownfield in the first years and green belt only later, if at all. “Major changes in the UK […]

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Sunday 22nd: Lane Closures on the A6

by jontwigge on 15 October, 2017

Council officers tell me that there will be carriageway repairs on the A6 next Sunday (22nd) and that they will require the use of temporary lane closures. Solutions SK, working on behalf of Stockport Council, will be undertaking various repairs along London Road, Hazel Grove, between the junctions of Rosebery Street and Macclesfield Road. Roseberry […]

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A6MARR Bus Bridge and Overall Progress Update

by jontwigge on 14 October, 2017

The Bus Bridge and Public Presentations: The huge delay of the new bus bridge along the old A6 that runs across the new A6MARR has been a disaster for some local residents who have faced a long walk down towards the police station to catch a bus. Originally to be opened this summer, along with […]

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Dozens of pubs in Hazel Grove hit with crippling hikes to their business rates still haven’t received any funding from the government’s flagship relief scheme, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. The government announced last March that pubs in England hit with higher business rates would receive a one-off £1,000 annual discount. But six […]

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The Council has recently agreed in principle to continued funding for the Digital by Design programme started a few years ago. New work will build on much of the work already done and should therefore be faster and more effective giving greater benefits and cost savings. Stockport’s Improved Website Some of the key points from […]

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