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Mellor flood

by Geoff Abell on 27 November, 2016

There was some sporadic flooding locally last week, including a stream that diverted itself down Longhurst Lane in Mellor after a culvert was blocked! Local response was outstanding, including a building firm that donated sand for sandbags.  Lessons should also be learnt about maintenance of water flows; this could have been worse, although it was […]

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Future Road Works

by Geoff Abell on 22 September, 2016

As well as the emergency measures taken to stop leaks on Station Road by United Utilities this week,  these works are proposed. Strines There will be flood mitigation works to re-establish an embankment and a culvert on Strines Road, between the junction with Station Road and the borough boundary.  These works are scheduled to take […]

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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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