Pay Council Tax over 12 months rather than 10

by paulankers on 18 May, 2020

With many of you furloughed, newly unemployed or many other circumstance during this virus outbreak, its worth highlighting that changes that came into being a few years ago allow you to pay Council Tax over the full tax year. Many people have complained to us that council tax is paid over 10 months rather than […]

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Local team launch community recognition scheme.

by charlesgibson on 16 May, 2020

We’re launching a community recognition scheme, so that we can thank those who have gone the extra mile to help in this very trying time. To our NHS workers and care givers, council staff and front line and key workers, you have our sincerest thanks and utmost respect. These past few weeks have been very […]

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Latest advice on Covid 19

by charlesgibson on 11 May, 2020

you can find the full government guidance here. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/884171/FINAL_6.6637_CO_HMG_C19_Recovery_FINAL_110520_v2_WEB__1_.pdf if you have any questions or concerns Covid related or otherwise please do not hesitate to get in touch with any of the team. and as far as possible please continue to stay at home and make sure we remain socially distanced.

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VE Day community coffee morning

by charlesgibson on 7 May, 2020

During these difficult times lots of us are missing our families and friends. I can certainly say that is true for myself, but as well as these challenges I miss being out and about in Hazel Grove meeting residents and helping to solve their problems. Sadly we can’t do this at the moment but that […]

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Stockport Liberal Democrats have today called for the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to urgently review its policy of temporary closure of all the local tip sites across the borough. With less regular normal refuse collection services currently operating, many residents are concerned about possible increases in fly tipping creating a health hazard. Local council tip […]

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VICTORY IN FIGHT TO SAVE 375 BUS

by charlesgibson on 8 April, 2020

We are delighted to report that, following our hard-fought campaign, Transport for Greater Manchester have announced that the 375 bus service has been saved. More than 3,600 people signed the Lib Dem petition to save the 375 service, showing just how important the bus is to so many local people. It is a lifeline for […]

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Fight goes on to save vital rural bus

by charlesgibson on 30 March, 2020

Despite the cancellation of two important meetings to re-examine the decision to axe the 375 bus service, a route that serves several isolated communities in Stockport borough, local Liberal Democrats have vowed to keep on fighting to save it. The 375 service is an essential lifeline for residents in many communities including Mellor, the area’s […]

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Information About Stockport Credit Union

by paulankers on 29 March, 2020

Stockport Credit Union have a new website  https://www.stockportcu.com/ if you wanted to take a look . They are open for business even during the Coronavirus outbreak. They’re a social enterprise financial co-operative that provides affordable financial services to people who live or work in Stockport, helping our members help each other and become financial independent […]

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Change to Bin Collections During Coronavirus

by paulankers on 28 March, 2020

There are many Stockport Council employees who have self isolated during the crisis. The priority will always be to keep you and your family safe. However, this is likely to see an impact on bin collections in Hazel Grove. Other areas of Stockport have seen services impacted. From next week, w/c 30/3 we will see […]

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Useful phone numbers

by charlesgibson on 27 March, 2020

Below is a list of useful phone numbers that residents can use to contact the Council and various other groups and services should they need any support or have an issue during these difficult times.

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