Archive for the ‘Parking’ Category

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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Parking to Cost 50% More in Hazel Grove

by jontwigge on 25 February, 2018

Despite the efforts of the Liberal Democrat group with an amendment to the Labour budget that included a call to block the increase in parking charges in Stockport District Centres the increase was approved by a vote in the full council. The cost of one hour in our council car parks will increase from 20p […]

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Stockport Liberal Democrats have pledged to freeze parking charges in district centres if they regain control at the Town Hall following this summer’s elections. Speaking about Labour’s proposals, Cllr Mark Hunter, leader of the Lib Dem Group, said: “Labour are proposing a huge hike in parking charges in some places. In the district centres, they […]

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Free Parking in Hazel Grove On Next Two Saturdays

by paulankers on 12 December, 2017

All Council Car Parks in Hazel Grove will be free of charge for the next two Saturdays. In addition to this, there will be free parking in Stockport Town centre on the following days: Monday 11th December to Friday 15th December, free after 3pm Sunday 17th December, free all day Monday 18th December to Friday […]

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Shout About Stockport – Have Your Say

by jontwigge on 5 June, 2017

You probably know about the exciting changes happening across Stockport Town Centre. New investment, transport improvements, leisure opportunities, better spaces and places, cultural programmes and a host of big brand names and independent businesses are moving to Stockport. It’s all part of the complete reinvention at the heart of our town. Now we need your […]

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Local residents on Cooke St have called for an increase in the number of residential permit parking spaces on the street to accommodate the increased number of residents with permits wishing to park. Local Councillors on the Stepping Hill area Committee, including local LibDem Jon Twigge, will hear the petition on Tuesday evening (5th June). […]

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Reporting Back: Hazel Grove Ward Committee

by paulankers on 21 October, 2016

The second Hazel Grove Ward Committee took place on Wednesday night. We are happy to say it had a larger number of residents than the first! There was one question submitted about fears about Housing developments behind Sandown Rd on the racecourse estate. The short answer, given by the Tory Chair of the Committee, was […]

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Damaged Bollards On Hazelwood Rd Reported

by paulankers on 15 October, 2016

Local LibDem Campaigner Paul Ankers has reported two damaged bollards outside the shops on Hazelwood Rd. Paul said, “Wooden bollards don’t serve their purpose. Metal ones would be more of a disincentive to cars hitting them. They would also be reflective at night.”

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Council Motion This Thursday to Fight NHS Cuts

by jontwigge on 11 September, 2016

Stockport Liberal Democrats have continued their campaign against cuts to our Health Service by tabling a motion to be debated at the meeting of the Full Council next week. Cllr Iain Roberts, Leader of Stockport Liberal Democrats, said: “Having raised the issue of increases to staff car parking charges, the wider cuts to hospital services and, most […]

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A campaign against big increases to the cost of staff parking permits at Stepping Hill hospital has gathered more than 500 signatures in just a few days.   The campaign by Stockport Liberal Democrats began after information was received from a member of staff that the hospital were planning to triple staff parking fees. The […]

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