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Easy ways to reduce car pollution near schools

by Geoff Abell on 6 December, 2017

News from TfGM and the GM mayor, December 2017 “Engines off at school gates!” urges Greater Manchester Mayor in clean air drive Mayor Andy Burnham has called on Greater Manchester’s drivers to help tackle deadly air pollution by turning their car engines off at the school gates. Pupils and teachers at Leigh Central Primary School […]

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Driverless car project comes to Stockport next year

by Geoff Abell on 11 April, 2017

Self-driving cars to take to Greater Manchester streets with £5million research win A convoy of self-driving cars is set to head on to the highways of Greater Manchester early next year as part of a trail-blazing, £5million research project investigating the future of road transport. Testing of a Westfield sports car, one of the proposed […]

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St George’s Day in Marple

by Geoff Abell on 20 April, 2016

Please note that the below roads in Marple will be closed to traffic to allow the Marple St Georges Day Parade to commence on Sunday 24th April.   The following rolling closure will be in place from 14:30 to 15:00: –          Stockport Road – From Church Street to Hibbert Lane –          Hibbert Lane – From Stockport […]

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Marple Bridge parking feedback

by Geoff Abell on 1 April, 2016

Marple Bridge Car Parking Survey   Thank you for the amazing response to our survey. We had a total of 241 replies; 170 on line and 71 paper forms.  We knew people feel strongly about this but that’s a far bigger response than we had expected – thanks! Many people have taken the trouble to […]

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