Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

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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Investing in Our Roads & Pavements – Argyle St

by paulankers on 24 February, 2019

When your Liberal Democrats ran Stockport Council, we created a scheme to invest £100m to improve roads and footpaths across the borough over a nine year delivery period. This funding will be used to carry out a range of repairs from patching to resurfacing in targeted areas which will provide a long term solution to […]

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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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Residents Parking Schemes Under Review

by paulankers on 2 January, 2019

The Council has announced a freeze on applications for new Residents Parking schemes for the next few months, and the development of a new scheme for residents parking. There will no doubt be a consultation on the new proposals in 2019. Here’s what we’ve been told by the Council: We are aware that there are […]

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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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Lisa Smart Writes: The Labour party have done a backroom deal to make it easier for them to push through one of the most important decisions affecting the lives of people living in the Hazel Grove constituency – that of where new homes are going to be built over the next 20 years. GMSF The […]

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