Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

St Mary’s Way Work Nearing Completion

by jontwigge on 3 April, 2018

The great news is that St Mary’s Way work is nearing completion.  With most of the major work at the site almost done we should now see less disruption in the final few weeks with only minor traffic control until it is finished completely.  The exception will be overnight closures for final resurfacing which should […]

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Paul Ankers will be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Hazel Grove, after nomination papers are accepted by town hall officials. “We’ve had a great reception on the doorstep so far,” said Paul. “Residents say they like having Lib Dem councillors who work all year round and get things done. They rarely hear from the other […]

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Melford Road Unauthorised Occupations

by jontwigge on 27 February, 2018

We have seen a series of unauthorised occupations in Melford Road by various different groups of travellers over the years but hopefully there will be an end to the problem soon with the council to make extensive changes to the site – more below. The last year has seen probably more than ever and we […]

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Hazel Grove A6 One of Most Congested in the Country

by jontwigge on 10 February, 2018

In a new report the A6 through Hazel Grove is again shown to be one of the most congested stretches of road in the country.  This time, only seven roads across the whole of the country, other than London, are worse. The average total number of hours people waste stuck in the traffic through Hazel […]

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Fiveways Junction Regularly Blocked

by jontwigge on 21 January, 2018

With the growing traffic along Macclesfield Road the junction with Dean Lane and Mill Lane has been getting steadily busier. At busy times there are often queues at the junction and more people are failing to keep it clear. Recently talking to the residents of Mill Lane a number of people all commented on how […]

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A6 MARR and Carillion Update

by jontwigge on 15 January, 2018

With the news of Carillion going into liquidation on the news today there will clearly be large impacts across the country. The good news for Hazel Grove is that the A6 MARR is run by a joint venture between Carillion and Morgan Sindall, another construction company.  In the short term this means that the project […]

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A6 to Bredbury Road – The Process Continues

by jontwigge on 5 January, 2018

After one of the longest debates in recent Stockport Council history the process possibly leading to building the new road from the A6 just south of Hazel Grove across to Bredbury and the M60 still continues.   The Road is the Second Phase of a Road from the Airport to Bredbury The debate was only […]

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Action on Speeding

by jontwigge on 28 December, 2017

It is hugely disappointing to know that Police resources are so stretched that speeding motorists get so little attention that some people seem to think that they can get away with incredible speeds and dangerous driving on our roads. Recent announcements by the government that Police budgets are to be frozen this year (with a […]

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Bridge News and Free Shuttle Bus For Now

by jontwigge on 4 December, 2017

Finally, after months without a service, the council has provided a free shuttle bus service for residents on Buxton Road, Alma Road, Cherry Tree Road and Yew Tree Avenue !  The bus display a sign that read – “Hazel Grove Shuttle Service”. Months of delays had left these residents without a bus service while the […]

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The A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR) is expected to reduce traffic flow and congestion a little on some local roads in the surrounding areas, including some roads through Hazel Grove. To find out more about the proposals, discuss them with the Stockport Council team and provide your comments we invite you to attend […]

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