Coronavirus – information and advice

by charlesgibson on 20 March, 2020

We all know our community is at its best when we pull together. We know we all want to support each other as best we can right now. The situation with Coronavirus is changing all the time. We want to make sure you are aware of where to get the most up to date advice […]

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Your Hazel Grove Councillor team hold advice surgeries on the first Saturday of the month at Hazel Grove Library. However, as a part of the Council response to Coronavirus all Councillor surgeries are being suspended, starting with the 4th April. We are going to be quite active across the ward ensuring people in most need […]

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Cavendish Road Resurfacing – 31st March

by paulankers on 17 March, 2020

Cavendish Road is to be resurfaced between Rutland Road to Bakewell Road. The work will take place on 31st of March 2020. Some temporary traffic restrictions will need to be in place. Residents of the road and surrounding areas have been keen for this move for a significant time, so the Lib Dem Hazel Grove […]

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Local elections delayed for a year

by charlesgibson on 13 March, 2020

It has just been announced that the Local and Mayoral Elections scheduled for May 7th will now be delayed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. So we would expect the next election for Stockport Council to be on May 6th 2021. Apologies if any literature you receive in the coming days says May […]

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Coronavirus – Team Statement

by paulankers on 13 March, 2020

This morning the UK went into the ‘Delay’ stage of their strategy to deal with the worldwide pandemic that is Covid-19, also known as Coronavirus. It appears the government strategy will take about 16 weeks or more to complete. Much of the plan is to continue as normal although I expect more and more public […]

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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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