Archive for the ‘Street Lighting’ Category

Lighting, Graffiti and Hazel Grove Ward – an update

by paulankers on 30 December, 2018

Cllr Paul Ankers and Lou Ankers love living in Hazel Grove but sadly there are a few areas that can be worrying to walk through. When Lou is walking back from her daughter’s nursery over the train line and down into Green car park, she can be often intimidated by the vandalism and groups of […]

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LED Street Light Update

by jontwigge on 7 March, 2018

There has been talk of upgrading the street lights in Stockport to shiny new LED technology for some time and the program to replace them is finally going to start this year.  The good news is that Hazel Grove will be one of the areas that get the first replacements so we should see our […]

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Realigned A6 Streetlights On All Day?

by jontwigge on 27 July, 2017

Some of you may have noticed the street lights on the realigned A6 as you travel towards High Lane have been on all day.   “I was asked to look into why the street lights on the realigned section of the A6 were on all the time.  That is a lot of lights to be […]

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Much Needed Investment in Hazel Grove Streetlights

by paulankers on 14 March, 2017

Following our Streetlight campaign last Autumn, Stockport Council is in the process to install a complete set of LED lighting in Hazel Grove. Last Autumn, local campaigner Paul Ankers & Cllr Jon Twigge reported about 40 failing streetlights and there are similar numbers across Stockport. Paul said, “Our street lights are inadequate and an embarrassment. […]

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Stockport Street Lights Set for Revamp

by paulankers on 5 March, 2017

All Stockport’s street lights are set for a revamp to LED technology & one uniform style following pressure from your local LibDem team. Local Campaigner Paul Ankers has reported dozens of failing lights over the last 6 months and many fail again and again. The patchwork nature of the network is unsightly too and reflects […]

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Street Light Tracking and Council Tax Live

by jontwigge on 11 February, 2017

The latest update on the Council website is now live. You can now report street light faults more easily and track where the repairs are up to.  Here is one I reported a couple of days ago:   To track your reports you need to first register for a My Account at: Once registered you […]

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Better Street Light and Drains Reporting

by jontwigge on 6 December, 2016

As part of the Councillors Digital Update meetings Cllr Jon Twigge suggested getting street light reporting upgraded on the new website early.  That work is almost complete and should be live in a few weeks.  The new system will show much more information than the current one with a history of what has happened for […]

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Spotlight On Street Lights 2: 23 Faults Reported

by paulankers on 31 October, 2016

Local Campaigner Paul Ankers has reported 23 broken street lights in Hazel Grove throughout October. Paul has delivered letters to some of the affected areas with a petition calling on the Council to tackle this high level of failures. Paul said, “In any ward it should be a handful. This is a crisis. The Council […]

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