Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

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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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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MacMillan Coffee morning – HG Methodist Churcvh

by paulankers on 20 September, 2017

The Hazel Grove for Health Group are having a ‘Fund Raiser’ event on 28th (Thursday) September 2017 in order to raise funds for the Macmillan Nursing Service. For an entry of £2. there are plenty of refreshments and a Raffle. Coffee/Tea’s, Cakes, biscuits etc . Raffle also available. So if you get chance ‘POP-In’ and […]

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Have Your Say on Stockport’s New Local Plan

by paulankers on 9 September, 2017

The Council is inviting residents to join the conversation on the Stockport Local Plan, a plan for the future of the borough through to 2035. There are big challenges and opportunities facing the borough. People are concerned about housing, both in terms of numbers and where they are built. We also know that while Stockport […]

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Greater Manchester Spatial Framework Update

by jontwigge on 29 August, 2017

Having received 27,000 responses to the initial consultation the Mayor of Greater Manchester and council leaders have discussed the next steps for the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF). The first consultation said a total of over 19 thousand new houses are needed in Stockport in the coming 20 years and suggested that around 4,000 be […]

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Find and Advertise Local Groups

by jontwigge on 27 August, 2017

The Council website now has a local groups feature where you can find local groups and even advertise your own groups. It is easy to find and search at: A search for Health and Wellbeing in Hazel Grove showed 32 local groups !  The first three are shown in the picture above. If you can’t […]

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Hazel Grove Ward Committee – Postponed

by paulankers on 25 August, 2017

Note that the Ward Committee has been postponed – this is with a view to adding a SEMMMS (A6 to the airport and Bredbury etc) refresh to the agenda. It was to have been on Monday, 4th September, 2017 6.30 pm – there will be a new date soon Civic Hall, London Rd Since, their reintroduction, […]

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Hazel Grove 1st Scouts – General Information

by paulankers on 20 August, 2017

There are three scout groups in Hazel Grove, plus a Girlguiding group. Over the next few weeks we will share some information on them all. Meeting Times & Programmes All 1st Hazel Grove Scout sections meet at The Methodist Church, Wesley Street, Hazel Grove Stockport, SK7 4JQ. Beech Beavers Beech Beavers meet on a Monday […]

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Is Poise Brook being maintained properly?

by paulankers on 18 August, 2017

Local resident Susan Challinor contacted the team to raise concerns about maintenance of Poise Brook. The brook was one of the factor in the flooding that Hazel Grove experienced last summer. Local sources suggest the brook was regularly maintained until about 6 years ago, but it is not now, leading to debris, including a bag […]

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