Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Bypass Opens on 15th October

by paulankers on 6 October, 2018

The new bypass from Hazel Grove to the Airport (incorporating and existing part of the A555) will open on Monday 15th October. The road has been long needed and campaigned for by many but especially former LibDem MPs Mark Hunter and Andrew Stunell when they were at Westminster. Cllr Paul Ankers said, “There is a […]

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Christmas Bin Collections

by paulankers on 18 December, 2017

Lots of us produce extra waste over the Christmas period (wrapping paper, parsnip peelings and one or two bottles…) and it can be easy to lose track of what day it is so check the collection calendar on the Council’s website here: It has useful information in case of a disruption of service (for […]

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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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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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Flytipping Moved From Lochmaddy Close

by paulankers on 13 August, 2017

Paul Ankers reported and had removed a lot of flytipping on Lochmaddy Close & Kyle Court recently. There was a significant amount of wood dumped. Sadly, that area suffers from a lot of flytipping. If you are aware of any issues like this in the future, email Paul Ankers at [email protected]

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Blocked Drains and Grids

by jontwigge on 3 June, 2017

Good news, the digital and design team have now made the new online reporting of blocked drains and grids live. This uses the same technology as reporting a faulty street light so you can now do all of the following things: find blocked grids on a map or by post code zoom in and see […]

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Much Needed Investment in Hazel Grove Streetlights

by paulankers on 14 March, 2017

Following our Streetlight campaign last Autumn, Stockport Council is in the process to install a complete set of LED lighting in Hazel Grove. Last Autumn, local campaigner Paul Ankers & Cllr Jon Twigge reported about 40 failing streetlights and there are similar numbers across Stockport. Paul said, “Our street lights are inadequate and an embarrassment. […]

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Cllr Jon Twigge says “The new report into the A6 to Bredbury road says that average traffic speed in Stockport can be less than ten miles an hour for much of the day. More houses means more traffic and the A6 in Hazel Grove is already bursting at the seams!” Here in Hazel Grove we […]

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Improving our Footpaths and Alleyways

by jontwigge on 3 February, 2017

The Council have a fancy name for it, the Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP), but basically this means making sure that any off road paths, including those in parks, are meeting the public’s needs. This plan has to be reviewed regularly and the first part of the latest review is to ask everyone how […]

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