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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  The purpose of the local plan is to make Stockport and the surrounding areas as […]

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Carved Tree Animals

by jontwigge on 17 July, 2017

Update – I have now included a detailed response from a senior officer below the main story. A slightly unusual question, but a member of the public asked me if it would be possible to have carved tree animals when trees are cut down rather than leaving short stumps for ages.   They would be cut […]

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Torkington Park Duck Race

by paulankers on 22 June, 2017

The Torkington Park Duck Race is this Sunday. (25th) Events take place between 1pm and 4.30pm. (There is a detailed programme of events on the noticeboards in the Park) Entry in the Duck Race costs £1. Food and Drink will be available. There will also be children’s games, duck lotto and other fun stuff.

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Hazel Grove Carnival Turns 40 This July

by paulankers on 8 May, 2017

Hazel Grove Carnival turns 40 this July & Committee Co-Chair Tara Walters wants you to celebrate like its 1977. * The Carnival is on 15th July, with all the usual events, including the parade, dog show & stalls. It will, as ever, be in Torkington Park. Put it in your diary and come and enjoy […]

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Green Lane Park Improvements

by paulankers on 3 October, 2016

Good news for residents near Green Lane/Davenport Rd as the park play area will be getting a revamp in early 2017. Four pieces of new equipment will be put in place, including a sidewinder see saw & a rotaweb rope climbing frame. Sadly, the basketball net will make way for these improvements. There will also […]

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