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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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Norbury Church Film Night

by paulankers on 13 August, 2017

Norbury Church Film Club  will be watching ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, Oscar Wilde’s delightful exceedingly witty play brought to the big screen. Our source does not say which version of it, but we are hoping for the 1952 version over the 2002 remake. Saturday 26th August 6.30pm  

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Hazel Grove Gardening Club Show

by paulankers on 11 August, 2017

Organised by Hazel Grove and District Gardening Club, the 30th Annual Horticultural show takes place on Saturday 12th August 2017 at Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley Street, Hazel Grove, SK7 4JQ. Open for public viewing from 1pm – 3.30pm. Adults 50p accompanied children free. Trophies awarded at 3.30pm. Plants for sale, raffle and refreshments. Classes: […]

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Over half of 101 calls not being answered

by paulankers on 9 August, 2017

A survey by the Liberal Democrats has found that 53% of people who called 101 – the non-emergency Police phone number – gave up before speaking to the Police. Most people who did get through waited for more than five minutes, with some waiting for 30 minutes or more for the call to be answered. […]

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It won’t come as a surprise to many here in Hazel Grove that our retailers are experiencing some difficulties. Stockport Council is preparing a new local plan at the moment – you can find out more about this at  The purpose of the local plan is to make Stockport and the surrounding areas as […]

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Don’t Miss Hazel Grove Carnival This Weekend!

by paulankers on 13 July, 2017

Celebrating 40 Years of this Amazing Community Event The Theme This Year is……. The ’70s! More information here Hazel Grove Carnival 2017 Saturday, 15th July 2017 Funfair & Events from 10:00am @ Torkington Park – Hazel Grove Parade Starts 11:30am @ Highfield Road – Hazel Grove Our council candidate Paul Ankers will be helping out […]

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