New Planning Applications in Hazel Grove

by paulankers on 11 February, 2020

Conversion of Torkington Lodge to 13 no. flats, reconfiguration of the car park, demolition of a storage building to the rear and associated works. The Council House Torkington Road Hazel Grove Stockport SK7 4RQ Ref. No: DC/075816 | Received: Tue 28 Jan 2020 | Validated: Tue 28 Jan 2020 | Status: Registered Application for Listed […]

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Some Freeview channels are moving to new airwaves to allow for the future development of new mobile broadband services. Following a decision by the UK Government, transmitters are being updated region by region as part of a major engineering programme which began in 2017 and is due to complete in mid-2020. The final stages of […]

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The long mooted plans for Stockport Council Housing arm Viaduct Housing to turn the former Council House into 13 shared ownership flats were submitted in late January. The proposals can be viewed here. Cllr Paul Ankers attended a consultation event in his first few of being a Councillor in 2018, but has heard little since. […]

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Improved Security For Torkington Park

by paulankers on 7 February, 2020

Your LibDem team have secured funding to make Torkington Park more secure. Two separate schemes will be installed in 2020; improved barriers will prevent incursions into our park as seen in September 2019 and a series of lights will be installed across the park so walking through the park after dark is safer. The lights […]

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Road Safety Investment Around Norbury Hall School

by paulankers on 4 February, 2020

There will be improved road safety markings and restrictions around Norbury Hall School after concerns parents contacted Cllr Paul Ankers. The scheme will make it harder for drivers to park directly around the school. The concern is both about parents dropping off/picking up and also that Shepley Drive/Castleton Rd/Haddon Rd is a rat run. Cllr […]

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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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Dean Lane Congestion Tackled by Fiveways Improvements

by paulankers on 30 January, 2020

Local people have long complained about congestion on Dean Lane heading to Fiveways, a problem that got worse when the A555 opened increasing demand. Your LibDem Councillors have worked hard to find a solution with Council officers. A development has been secured that will allow a dedicated right hand filter lane for Poynton/A555 traffic which […]

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Drop in Sessions for Stockport Council’s Independent Flood Review are starting next week. The consultants Mott McDonald, who were commissioned to undertake the original section 19 flood report following the flooding event last summer, have been reviewing the initial information provided by residents and other key stakeholders including the Environment Agency and UU and are […]

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Bowerfield Crescent Footway Improvements

by paulankers on 16 January, 2020

Stockport Council is undertaking a programme of repairs across the borough as part of the ‘Investing in Stockport’ initiative. One of the key themes of the initiative is investing in economic growth and regeneration to create more opportunities for local residents. There is a commitment to invest £100m to improve roads and footpaths across the […]

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Bus Bridge Camera Proving Effective

by paulankers on 12 January, 2020

The camera on the bus bridge on Buxton Rd is proving effective The number of vehicles using it as a cut through is dropping every month. In September 2018 409 penalty notices were issued, but this reduced to 176 notices in November.

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