Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

Cllr Jon Twigge, Cllr Paul Ankers and Lou Ankers would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. At this time of year it is common to reflect on the year that is just finishing. 2018 has been a momentous year in UK politics, with the debate over Brexit heating up. […]

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Hazel Grove Public Toilets

by paulankers on 17 December, 2018

Hello again from the Hazel Grove Liberal Democrats.   The Liberal Democrats are (in)famous for keeping in touch – I’m sure you’ve seen our leaflets. Well, a few months ago we sent out a survey of residents asking for their views on the most important local issues. We had a huge response and it’s been […]

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Girl Guides Need Your Support

by paulankers on 29 November, 2018

Girlguiding have been in touch asking for help to recruit volunteers. Many groups need local people involved to help them survive and the Girl Guides really enhance the lives of the girls that join. They don’t have the volunteers needed to allow every girl access to the leading charity for Girls and Young Women for […]

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Waste in the Wrong Place Survey

by jontwigge on 2 September, 2018

Stockport Council is constantly striving to improve services and is currently running a Discovery Project called “Waste in the wrong place”. The purpose of this project is to look at how Stockport residents report issues regarding litter and waste online, as well as the experience and process of doing so. With this information we can […]

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Barclays Branch in Hazel Grove to Close

by jontwigge on 19 August, 2018

Unfortunately, Barclays Bank tell us that their branch in Hazel Grove will close on Friday 7th December. Banks now have to consult with customers and the community before the branch actually closes – please let us know if this will affect you badly and we can pass on your comments to Barclays. It is really […]

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Hazel Grove Library Closing Temporarily in September

by paulankers on 17 August, 2018

Hazel Grove Library  will be closed between Monday 17th September 2018 date and Thursday 20th September 2018 while they install self-service technology.  The Library will reopen on Friday 21st September 2018.  You can renew Library items online or borrow ebooks and eaudiobooks via our web pages :Look for, reserve or renew an item – Stockport Council  The […]

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A Summer of Great Events in Stockport

by jontwigge on 29 July, 2018

Here’s just a taste of what’s happening: Stockport Play Day (1st August) – head to Torkington Park for a day of family fun as Stockport takes part in the national Playday initiative. Activities will include a hay maze. cardboard city, football skills, face painting and much more. Teddy Bear’s Picnic (4th August) – come and […]

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Proposed Bus Route Changes (372/373)

by paulankers on 27 June, 2018

TfGM will be reporting a number of proposals to change subsidised bus services to the July 6th Committee meeting. The proposed major changes are to service 372 (Stockport – Woodsmoor – Stepping Hill – Torkington – Hazel Grove). The proposal is to maintain an hourly service on the busiest section of service 372 (between Stockport, […]

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Friends Of Torkington Park News

by paulankers on 15 June, 2018

The group are holding a Secret Garden Concert on 22nd July, between 2-4pm, costing £3.50 with Hazel Grove Brass Band.  If you want tickets before the event send a request to the [email protected] and they will endeavour to get them to you if your address is local, you can also pay on the day. The next […]

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Become a Community Reserve Volunteer?

by paulankers on 14 May, 2018

Stockport Council is joining the British Red Cross and Aviva in calling on people across the borough to sign up to a new scheme called community reserve volunteers. The British Red Cross community reserve volunteer scheme wants local people to work together as a team during major emergencies, such as flooding, fires and power failures. The […]

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