Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

Improvements in Memorial Gardens

by paulankers on 21 August, 2018

The gates and railings of the Memorial Gardens are due to be restored this winter. The work will involve the removal of the gates and railings to the workshop of a local heritage ironwork specialist where they will be restored. Sound elements of the gates and railings will be retained while rotten elements will be […]

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Hazel Grove Library Closing Temporarily in September

by paulankers on 17 August, 2018

Hazel Grove Library  will be closed between Monday 17th September 2018 date and Thursday 20th September 2018 while they install self-service technology.  The Library will reopen on Friday 21st September 2018.  You can renew Library items online or borrow ebooks and eaudiobooks via our web pages :Look for, reserve or renew an item – Stockport Council  The […]

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Torkington Road Roadworks for two weeks

by paulankers on 14 August, 2018

Stockport Council has committed to invest £100m to improve roads and footpaths across the borough over a nine year delivery period after LibDems approved the funds when running the Council. 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 […]

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INNOVATIVE INTERCHANGE AND NEW TOWN CENTRE PARK FOR STOCKPORT GIVEN GO-AHEAD Proposals for the multi-million pound redevelopment of Stockport’s bus station were today (Friday 29 June) given the green light by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA). The scheme, part of a whole range of regeneration plans LibDems put forward before losing control of the […]

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Friends Of Torkington Park News

by paulankers on 15 June, 2018

The group are holding a Secret Garden Concert on 22nd July, between 2-4pm, costing £3.50 with Hazel Grove Brass Band.  If you want tickets before the event send a request to the [email protected] and they will endeavour to get them to you if your address is local, you can also pay on the day. The next […]

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Become a Community Reserve Volunteer?

by paulankers on 14 May, 2018

Stockport Council is joining the British Red Cross and Aviva in calling on people across the borough to sign up to a new scheme called community reserve volunteers. The British Red Cross community reserve volunteer scheme wants local people to work together as a team during major emergencies, such as flooding, fires and power failures. The […]

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Royal Oak Site Should Be Cleaned Up Soon

by jontwigge on 1 March, 2018

Today council officers have written to the current owners of the Royal Oak site to radically clean up the site. “We have all been trying to get this done properly for months and now the council is finally in a position to formally request a complete clean up”, said Cllr Jon Twigge.  “If the site […]

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London Rd Works This Sunday

by paulankers on 2 February, 2018

Solutions SK working on behalf of Stockport Council will be carrying out highway repairs on London Road, Hazel Grove on the pedestrian crossing near to Asda (adjacent to Angel Street) on Sunday 4th February.  These works are expected to be completed first thing on Sunday morning and will require the use of a temporary lane closure. 

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Have Your Say on Community Policing

by paulankers on 27 December, 2017

The Manchester Mayor is currently developing a new police and crime plan which will set the strategic direction for the police and other organisations with responsibilities for keeping our communities safe. The name of the draft plan is ‘Standing Together: A Plan for police, community safety, criminal justice services and citizens in Greater Manchester’ which reflects the […]

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Support a Stockport Charity: Stockport Womens Centre

by paulankers on 20 December, 2017

Stockport Women’s Centre’s  vision is ‘women supporting women’ – working together to improve the quality of women’s lives in Stockport. Their mission is to support, empower and educate women to improve their mental and physical health and well-being, enabling them and their families to have improved life chances. Paul Ankers said, “Domestic abuse upsets me. […]

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