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Mark Hunter to stand for Lib Dems in Cheadle

by Iain Roberts on 20 April, 2017

Councillor and former MP Mark Hunter will be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Cheadle constituency. Local Councillor Lisa Smart will be the Liberal Democrat candidate for the constituency of Hazel Grove at the General Election on June 8th 2017. Mark and Lisa have a track record of campaigning for better services at Stepping Hill Hospital, […]

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The Government has said that nearly 1,000 new houses and apartments need to be built in Stockport each year for the next twenty years. Under the policies the Government have put in place, not all the brownfield sites in towns can be used, so councils are having to look to greenbelt – a move opposed […]

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Lib Dem campaign against NHS cuts

by Lib Dem Team on 7 September, 2016

Stockport Liberal Democrats have continued their campaign against cuts to our Health Service by tabling a motion to be debated at the meeting of the Full Council next week. Cllr Iain Roberts, Leader of Stockport Liberal Democrats, said: “Having raised the issue of increases to staff car parking charges, the wider cuts to hospital services and, most […]

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Two Rainbow 88 Charity events coming up

by Lib Dem Team on 7 September, 2016

Annual A34 maintenance works coming up

by Lib Dem Team on 18 July, 2016

From the Council: The annual summer high speed roads maintenance programme is now underway and over the next few weeks Solutions SK Operatives will be undertaking works at various sites across the borough including litter picking, grass cutting, tree pruning, carriageway / drainage and barrier repairs, road markings and street lighting repairs. The works will […]

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Cllr Mark Hunter has congratulated Stockport Homes on being named the UK’s Top Landlord in a competition organised by one of the profession’s leading magazines, Housing 24, after winning a public vote following their nomination by a panel of experts from a shortlist of ten similar housing organisations. Mark Hunter, Shadow Executive Member for Communities […]

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Today is a day for reflection, as we consider the consequences of the fateful decision to go to war in Iraq. Our first thoughts need to be with the families across the world who have grieved loved ones, experienced life-changing injuries, and witnessed destruction and despair often beyond description. There is no justice that can […]

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Following the publication today of a major report that suggests the Northern Powerhouse could be just ‘smoke and mirrors’, Liberal Democrats have called for the government to be frank and honest with the North West region about its future plans. Cllr Mark Hunter, Deputy Leader of the Lib Dem group on Stockport Council and a […]

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The Liberal Democrats have welcomed the 5,000 new members who have joined the party since Friday – more than a thousand a day. “Stockport voted to Remain and the Lib Dems led the campaign. We’ve been inundated with support since the referendum,” said Cllr Iain Roberts, leader of the Lib Dems on Stockport Council. “The […]

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Turves Road closure latest

by Lib Dem Team on 2 June, 2016

Contractors have cut through a gas pipe on Turves Road near the junction with Eastings Close. The pipe is now burning and emergency services have been on the scene all afternoon. A small number of residents living close to the fire have been evacuated from their homes. Others are having to remain in their homes. […]

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