Archive for the ‘Local Council’ Category

TWO Pedestrian Crossings for Commercial Rd

by paulankers on 30 January, 2020

Two much needed crossings are set to be installed on Commercial Road in 2020. Local people have wanted a crossing for years, but Town Hall bosses let Hazel Grove down when funding was in place from Sainsbury’s. Your LibDem teams have campaigned for this as part of their road safety campaigns and two crossings are […]

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Bowerfield Crescent Footway Improvements

by paulankers on 16 January, 2020

Stockport Council is undertaking a programme of repairs across the borough as part of the ‘Investing in Stockport’ initiative. One of the key themes of the initiative is investing in economic growth and regeneration to create more opportunities for local residents. There is a commitment to invest £100m to improve roads and footpaths across the […]

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Flooding Update and Drop In Session

by paulankers on 20 August, 2019

As everyone in Hazel Grove experienced, the ward and many surrounding areas experienced excessive amounts of rainfall in late July which led to the flooding of a number of homes and businesses. The council is commissioning an independent review into the events leading up to the flooding, to understand why it happened and help inform […]

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Free Bus Travel For Teenagers

by paulankers on 28 May, 2019

Our Pass is a new bus pass for 16-18 year olds which offers free bus travel across the city region. The scheme goes live soon and there is a consultation survey before that too. The main things to know are: A survey has been launched asking young people what opportunities they want from the pass. […]

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Open Space Provision Consultation

by paulankers on 20 May, 2019

This new consultation into open space provision & commuted sums can appear a bit dry, but boring consultations are usually the ones that have the greatest impact on your lives. The commuted sums aspect of the report is the main way investment into our parks is funnelled. The local Council is not the main investor […]

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Thank you to all local residents who cast a vote this May and an extra special thanks to the 1,993 of you who voted for Lou Ankers and the local Lib Dem team. The Lib Dem team will continue fighting on the issues that matter to local residents. If you want to get in touch […]

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Stockport Labour Budget Thrown Out

by paulankers on 25 February, 2019

On Thursday night, the Labour budget was voted down, the first time such a thing has occurred in thirty years. Labour’s plans, which include scrapping the free town centre Metroshuttle bus, were voted down by Lib Dem and Conservative councillors. The move came after Labour blocked a Lib Dem amendment which sought to take power […]

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WATCH: Cllr Ankers Raises Your A555 issues

by paulankers on 31 January, 2019

Cllr Paul Ankers quizzes senior officer on A555 issues Cllr Paul Ankers is calling for public consultations on the impacts of the implementation of the new A555 road. There were good sessions in the Civic Hall prior to completion but the Council feel they are doing enough. Click on the link above to see the […]

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GMSF Consultation

by paulankers on 30 January, 2019

The Greater Manchester Plan for the next twenty years can potentially have a big impact on the lives of villages and towns like Hazel Grove & High Lane. The headline for Hazel Grove is that not a blade of our greenbelt land will be lost and we will get improved transport with tram-train coming to […]

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Half A Job on Butley St Resurfacing

by paulankers on 30 January, 2019

Cllr Paul Ankers has raised with officers his unhappiness with contractors leaving Butley St without completing much needed carriageway resurfacing. A large section near 11a Butley St has not been resurfaced. Cllr Ankers said, “I imagine they were unable to move a car, but its unsafe and needs addressing swiftly. This is part of a […]

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