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Join the local Lib Dem Team for Curry

by jontwigge on 10 July, 2016

Are you free on the 19th July for a catch up with local Liberal Democrats over one of the best local Curries around? Our regular Curry events are a great way to meet local activists, councillors and friends and support the local Lib Dems. If you would like to join us please call Paul Ankers […]

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Flooding Around Torkington and Hazelwood Rds

by paulankers on 12 June, 2016

Torkington and Hazelwood Rds no longer look like rivers that greeted me when I arrived on Saturday 11th June .  At its height, the water was only an inch from getting into many houses on Hazelwood Rd.  The cars and especially bigger ones going through the water before the road was eventually closed made it […]

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You can meet Cllr Jon Twigge at Hazel Grove Library for his surgery where you can raise issues that you want him to work on. The  surgeries are confirmed for 1st Saturday morning of the month – 9:30am till 11.30am . The first surgery will be on Saturday 2nd July, 2016

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Lib Dem Action File

by paulankers on 31 May, 2016

Some of the items Jon and the team have been working on in Hazel Grove recently Jon and the Lib Dem team have reported the left over tree stump on Battersby Avenue. The Lib Dem team have reported the trees on Avondale Avenue for pruning after resident’s requests, and they have been pruned. Jon and the team have been […]

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Councillor Jon Twigge elected – Thank You

by paulankers on 9 May, 2016

Thank you for all of our support on Thursday – Jon Twigge was elected to Stockport Council You can see his councillor page on the  Stockport council website here Jon was elected on 39% of the vote and has a 283 majority over his nearest rival. The results in full are below:   Election Candidate […]

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Vote for Jon Twigge on Thursday

by paulankers on 4 May, 2016

A short post to ask for your support in tomorrow’s local elections. Jon Twigge has worked hard for our area and kept in touch all year round to let you know what he’s been doing. If elected as your councillor, Jon will continue to campaign for Hazel Grove ward – bringing practical ideas that improve the area for residents […]

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Stockport councillors voted to approve the Lib Dem budget that had to cope with the biggest cuts in the history of the borough and the 3.75% “Osborne Tax” – the amount the Government is asking authorities to increase council tax by. A Conservative amendment to increase council tax by 2% by scrapping plans to improve […]

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Some good news – the Hazel Grove Lib Dem team have negotiated a new weekly bus ticket with Stagecoach. Our  initial aim was to try to get people parking in Hazel Grove residential streets to move to the park and ride.  At £13.50 a week the Greater Manchester ticket was too much but this new ticket, […]

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Profile : Council Leader Cllr Sue Derbyshire

by paulankers on 9 February, 2016

Liberal Democrat councillor, Iain Roberts wrote this profile for Mark Pack’s Lib Dem Newswire reproduced here with permission Who in the Liberal Democrats is most able to make a difference and improve people’s lives? Despite liking to think of ourselves as the party of pavement politics and local government, we do rather like our national […]

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Lisa Smart launches Fox hunting petition

by paulankers on 25 August, 2015

If you are against Conservative plans to re-introduce Fox hunting, please join Lisa’s campaign to put a stop to it. You can find our more on Lisa’s website.

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