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School Admissions Now Open

by paulankers on 18 August, 2017

Applications for School, Admissions are now being accepted across the borough, with deadlines varying from October 31st to next March depending on what you are applying for. Use this link to start the application or learn more about the process.

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Chester Rd Allotment Open Day

by paulankers on 11 August, 2017

Sunday 3rd September 1pm – 4pm. Entry via the gates on Chester Road or School Street. There is often fun & games & stalls. It is also nice to have a look around the various plots. We have some talented allotmenteers in Hazel Grove. LibDem Campaigner Paul Ankers remembers meeting a star of the great […]

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Thank You

by paulankers on 14 June, 2017

Stockport Councillor Lisa Smart narrowly missed out on winning the Hazel Grove constituency in Theresa May’s snap General Election. Lisa’s Liberal Democrats increased there share of the vote more than any other party and cut the Conservative majority to just over 5,500. But it wasn’t enough. A proven local campaigner and part of the Liberal […]

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Craft Fair This Saturday

by paulankers on 19 May, 2017

There is a Craft Fair being held this Saturday in Hazel Grove. The United Reform Church, Short Street. junction of the A6 and Commercial Road. Opposite ASDA Supermarket. The event runs from 10:00 till 12:30. Plenty of Hand Crafted Goodies; cards, jewellery etc. etc. on offer. Who knows what Gem you may spot, worth a […]

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Cllr Jon Twigge – Surgery This Saturday

by paulankers on 3 May, 2017

Cllr Jon Twigge holds the latest of his surgeries this Saturday at Hazel Grove Library. Jon is there every first Saturday of the month: Hazel Grove library – 9:30-11:30 No appointment is necessary. He sits in a back room near the computers, but the librarians will be happy to direct you if necessary.

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Government Letting Tax Avoiders Get Off The Hook

by paulankers on 30 April, 2017

The government has agreed to drop key measures to tackle tax avoidance from the Finance Bill following a deal with Labour These include tougher penalties for tax evasion, changes to prevent people avoiding inheritance tax through offshore trusts and the axing of permanent non-dom status. Liberal Democrat MP and Public Accounts Committee member John Pugh said: “Many voters will […]

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Rising Sun Closed – But Set to Re-open In May

by paulankers on 26 April, 2017

Hazel Grove institution the Rising Sun closed earlier this month. Fears that it would remain shut can be put to rest though. Although Pete the landlord has gone, most of the staff will remain when it opens in early May. Local campaigner Paul Ankers is a fan of the pub, “My wife and I are […]

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As part of the new SEMMS bypass project, an often congested section of the A6 has been replaced. The section near Cherry Tree Drive, Thai Fusion etc. has been bypassed. Its well worth a look. However, a You-Tuber has been one of the first up and down, so you can see for yourself now. It […]

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Storytime At Hazel Grove Library

by paulankers on 7 April, 2017

Toddlers will have a lot of fun at Storytime at Hazel Grove Library on Tuesday mornings. At 11am for about 30 mins library staff will enchant your tots with stories. Usually busy, always fun.

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Smart Motorway is Coming to Stockport

by paulankers on 3 April, 2017

Smart Motorways are coming to Stockport. Councillors have received notification that the smart motorway programme is coming to Stockport, with the M60 junctions 24-27 and 1-4 to be delivered and work planned to start in 2020. The aim will be to relieve of eliminate the gridlock Stockport suffers especially at Junctions 1 & 27.  We are promised […]

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