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10 Screen Cinema Opens in Stockport Late November

by jontwigge on 7 October, 2017

Excitement continues to build around Stockport’s newest leisure destination, Redrock, as the opening in November draws closer. The Light Cinema and Redrock Stockport are gearing up for opening.   The fit out work on The Light Cinema has begun, bringing a state of the art 10 screen cinema to Stockport town centre in just a few […]

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MacMillan Coffee morning – HG Methodist Churcvh

by paulankers on 20 September, 2017

The Hazel Grove for Health Group are having a ‘Fund Raiser’ event on 28th (Thursday) September 2017 in order to raise funds for the Macmillan Nursing Service. For an entry of £2. there are plenty of refreshments and a Raffle. Coffee/Tea’s, Cakes, biscuits etc . Raffle also available. So if you get chance ‘POP-In’ and […]

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Citizens Advice Stockport is warning residents to be on the lookout for rogue builders as the national charity reveals it has helped people with 40,000 problems related to home improvements in the last year. “While there are many good trade businesses out there it is sad fact that too many do not always provide the […]

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Amidst mounting speculation that the UK government may finally be prepared to act, Stockport Liberal Democrats have put forward a motion to a meeting of the Council on Thursday this week calling for the Public Sector Pay Cap to be lifted. Currently all public sector workers, including nurses, police officers and local government workers are […]

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McCarthy & Stone to Purchase Royal Oak Site

by jontwigge on 9 September, 2017

Both the current owner, who eventually got planning permission to build houses, and McCarthy & Stone have confirmed the new situation. McCarthy & Stone have acquired an interest in the Royal Oak site and will purchase it if they get planning permission for accommodation for  older people.   You may recognise the name, McCarthy & […]

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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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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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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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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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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 https://www.stockport.gov.uk/localplan.  The purpose of the local plan is to make Stockport and the surrounding areas as […]

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