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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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GMSF Delayed Again – Less New Houses Needed?

by jontwigge on 5 July, 2018

The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) has again been delayed. The latest cause is mainly that new official population estimates show slightly slower growth than previously expected. The new date for the report to be published is October this year. What is most interesting about this is that even a relatively small reduction in demand […]

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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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There are normally elections for local councillors for Stockport Council three out of every four years.  This year there is an election in Hazel Grove Ward (most of the the town itself) on Thursday May 3rd and as normal here it will almost certainly be a Liberal Democrat or Conservative winner who takes the seat. […]

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Phase 3 of Stockport Exchange has been launched, with a new office block to be built on the site of the former Cineworld cinema by Stockport station. This is phase three of six that was agreed by the Lib Dem administration on Stockport Council. A few years ago, anyone coming out of Stockport station would […]

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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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Latest Proposed Parliamentary Boundaries Announced

by jontwigge on 22 October, 2017

The Boundary Commission have released their latest proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies. Hazel Grove and Wilmslow would stretch from Alderley Edge through Wilmslow and Bramhall right up to Offerton Meanwhile, a new Stockport South and Cheadle constituency would cover Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Heald Green, Gatley, Edgeley, Cheadle Heath, Davenport, Cale Green and part of the […]

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