Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category

TWO Pedestrian Crossings for Commercial Rd

by paulankers on 30 January, 2020

Two much needed crossings are set to be installed on Commercial Road in 2020. Local people have wanted a crossing for years, but Town Hall bosses let Hazel Grove down when funding was in place from Sainsbury’s. Your LibDem teams have campaigned for this as part of their road safety campaigns and two crossings are […]

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WATCH: Cllr Ankers Raises Your A555 issues

by paulankers on 31 January, 2019

Cllr Paul Ankers quizzes senior officer on A555 issues Cllr Paul Ankers is calling for public consultations on the impacts of the implementation of the new A555 road. There were good sessions in the Civic Hall prior to completion but the Council feel they are doing enough. Click on the link above to see the […]

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Half A Job on Butley St Resurfacing

by paulankers on 30 January, 2019

Cllr Paul Ankers has raised with officers his unhappiness with contractors leaving Butley St without completing much needed carriageway resurfacing. A large section near 11a Butley St has not been resurfaced. Cllr Ankers said, “I imagine they were unable to move a car, but its unsafe and needs addressing swiftly. This is part of a […]

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Residents Parking Schemes Under Review

by paulankers on 2 January, 2019

The Council has announced a freeze on applications for new Residents Parking schemes for the next few months, and the development of a new scheme for residents parking. There will no doubt be a consultation on the new proposals in 2019. Here’s what we’ve been told by the Council: We are aware that there are […]

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As residents of Hazel Grove Paul and Lou Ankers are passionately interested in how we can combat traffic congestion in our area. So, like many of you,  we were interested to see how the opening of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR) would impact us. Whilst there have been some benefits, it’s clear that […]

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Torkington Road / A6 Lanes To Be Restored

by jontwigge on 23 October, 2018

Following the recent resurfacing of the bottom of Torkington Road where it meets the A6 a sharp eyed resident spotted that the white lines for the lanes had not been repainted in the right place. Several years ago, a great deal of effort went into getting the council, and even a government department, to agree […]

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Bypass Opens on 15th October

by paulankers on 6 October, 2018

The new bypass from Hazel Grove to the Airport (incorporating and existing part of the A555) will open on Monday 15th October. The road has been long needed and campaigned for by many but especially former LibDem MPs Mark Hunter and Andrew Stunell when they were at Westminster. Cllr Paul Ankers said, “There is a […]

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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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A6 to M60 Setback

by jontwigge on 21 July, 2018

    The A6 to M60 road is part of the SEMMMS strategy Goyt Valley SOS recently uncovered a letter from the department for transport (DfT) declining to fund the next stage of the A6 to M60 road scheme at the moment. The scheme includes the Hazel Grove A6 bypass. I strongly support Goyt Valley […]

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After lengthy discussion and negotiation with McCarthy and Stone, planning officers are recommending that their plan for 40 new apartments on Commercial Road at the site of the former Royal Oak should be approved. A strong argument for the plans were the need for housing generally especially given that Stockport’s housing plans are getting older […]

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