Unstaffed Rail Stations could Become Crime Spots

by jontwigge on 10 October, 2017

As rail strikes continue in Greater Manchester the RMT, which represents many rail workers, claims that some unstaffed rail stations could become crime hotspots if plans to remove guards from some trains goes ahead. The RMT press statement says there are 330 unstaffed stations around the country – around 30 in Greater Manchester. Is it […]

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A6 in Stockport Due to Reopen on 16th October

by jontwigge on 9 October, 2017

The last works on the A6 bridge in the centre of Stockport are due to finish on 15th October with the road opening again on Monday 16th. Once the road is open again works will resume in St Mary’s to complete that area giving more capacity around Stockport. Please note that buses may be affected […]

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10 Screen Cinema Opens in Stockport Late November

by jontwigge on 7 October, 2017

Excitement continues to build around Stockport’s newest leisure destination, Redrock, as the opening in November draws closer. The Light Cinema and Redrock Stockport are gearing up for opening.   The fit out work on The Light Cinema has begun, bringing a state of the art 10 screen cinema to Stockport town centre in just a few […]

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A fun and interesting event where you might pick up a bargain! Shepherd & Williams present The Edgeley Park Stadium Antique and Collectors Fair, offering up to 80 stalls and a huge variety of antiques and collectables. Set inside a lavish suite in Stockport County’s iconic stadium, this is a fantastic day out and the […]

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Responding to Jeremy Hunt’s speech at Conservative Party conference on Tuesday, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Norman Lamb said: “The public and NHS staff have grown tired of these empty promises. “Time and again this government has announced fantasy numbers on extra GPs, nurses and doctors, while in the real world numbers continue to fall. “Despite […]

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A6 Drains and Roadworks Update

by jontwigge on 25 September, 2017

Many people will have noticed the dropped drain grids and intermittent lane closures along the A6 in the last few weeks. When these problems were first investigated some weeks ago there were found to be unmapped drains running along the road. Below is the latest unedited update from Council Officers about the ongoing situation.  There […]

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MacMillan Coffee morning – HG Methodist Churcvh

by paulankers on 20 September, 2017

The Hazel Grove for Health Group are having a ‘Fund Raiser’ event on 28th (Thursday) September 2017 in order to raise funds for the Macmillan Nursing Service. For an entry of £2. there are plenty of refreshments and a Raffle. Coffee/Tea’s, Cakes, biscuits etc . Raffle also available. So if you get chance ‘POP-In’ and […]

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Citizens Advice Stockport is warning residents to be on the lookout for rogue builders as the national charity reveals it has helped people with 40,000 problems related to home improvements in the last year. “While there are many good trade businesses out there it is sad fact that too many do not always provide the […]

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Amidst mounting speculation that the UK government may finally be prepared to act, Stockport Liberal Democrats have put forward a motion to a meeting of the Council on Thursday this week calling for the Public Sector Pay Cap to be lifted. Currently all public sector workers, including nurses, police officers and local government workers are […]

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McCarthy & Stone to Purchase Royal Oak Site

by jontwigge on 9 September, 2017

Both the current owner, who eventually got planning permission to build houses, and McCarthy & Stone have confirmed the new situation. McCarthy & Stone have acquired an interest in the Royal Oak site and will purchase it if they get planning permission for accommodation for  older people.   You may recognise the name, McCarthy & […]

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