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Mill Brow recreation park success!

by Geoff Abell on 22 August, 2016

We’re delighted to report that Mill Brow Park has achieved the funding needed for the first phase of its development with the installation of a trim trail.  This is thanks to some fantastic work locally, raising awareness, engaging the community and fund raising by the volunteer Friends team in Mill Brow, along with funding from […]

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Stockport Exchange taking shape!

by Malcolm Allan on 22 August, 2016

Stockport Exchange is the new development around Stockport Station. There is quite a transformation taking place and now visible in the area. The new taxi rank for the station is now open on the Wellington Road side of the Station and the new buildings are virtually complete ready for a hotel and retail outlets. The […]

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Active Citizens Fund

by Malcolm Allan on 22 August, 2016

Communities across Greater Manchester are being invited to bid for a slice of £200k for projects that help to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour.  This is a Fund run by the Police & Crime Commissioner for greater Manchester and full details are on gmpcc.org.uk/funding The maximum for each project is £5k, and evidence will be required […]

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Leaflet comments

by Malcolm Allan on 22 August, 2016

One of our local residents objected very strongly to one of our leaflets just before the recent elections. We want to publish his view out of respect for everyone’s opinion and in the light of the strength of his complaint. The leaflet had, on the reverse side a page about “A record of Lib Dem […]

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Friends of Marple Station restore Miss Marple covers

by Geoff Abell on 18 August, 2016

Friends of Marple Station have recently restored versions of these covers with a more durable material, made by a local firm.  These replaced ones erected in association with Marple’s 150 anniversary last year that suffered with our winter weather.

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As well as ward closure and increase in staff parking charges, the hospital has announced the following.   Car Parking Fees Car parking charges are as follows: Up to 2 hours: £2.50 2-4 hours: £4.00 More than 4 hours: £6.00 Please note the revised car parking rates as of 1st September 2016 are: Up to […]

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Councillors have been advised by the Highways Department of the following improvements to roads and lanes in Mellor, Tarden, Mill Brow and Ludworth Moor areas. 2 other pieces of road work news:  National Grid have informed us that mains works on Stockpot Road should only disrupt traffic during the day and will be complete by 15 Aug; the […]

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TfGM (Transport for Greater Manchester) are look for comments on our transport for all users – cyclists, buses, car, trams, trains, taxis, pedestrians.  Maybe even narrow boat.  With a growing population, how do you want to see transport links develop by 2040? A short document about the 2040 vision is here. The consultation link is […]

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Manchester City Council bosses due to get pay rises

by Geoff Abell on 3 August, 2016

  Senior managers at Manchester City Council could receive above-inflationary pay rises if plans are approved on Thursday 4 Aug, reports Local Government organisation LGiU. Councillor John Flanagan said the rises affected eight posts and would be funded from within existing budgets. Mr Flanagan, executive member for finance, said: “It is essential that we can […]

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Road matters

by Geoff Abell on 29 July, 2016

We have been advised of a number of imminent road works affect Mellor in particular Sewer inspection and cleaning at the junction of Town St, Lower Fold and Brabyns Brow (i.e. next to the bridge of Marple Bridge) between 1st and 7th Aug. United Utilities are replacing an old water supply on Longhurst Lane near […]

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