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A6/MARR Mitigation – Roadworks update

Cheshire East Highways have confirmed that village roadworks proposed to start on 18th September 2017 will now start on Monday 2nd October 2017.  The Parish Council will be provided with a work schedule shortly and will communicate this to residents via the Council website, Twitter and eBulletin.

The electronic boards on the A6 will be updated shortly.

Cheshire East Council Flood Risk Consultation

Cheshire East Council are inviting comments on their Local Flood Risk Management Strategy. The consultation will be over a six week period from Wednesday 16 August 2017 to Wednesday 27 September 2017.

A draft copy of the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy and details of how to submit comments are available HERE 

A6/MARR mitigation – A statement from Cheshire East Council

At the request of Disley Parish Council, in light of the many comments, queries and concerns raised by Disley and Newtown residents, Cheshire East Council Highways have asked for the following statement to be communicated to the village.  The Parish Council continues to be in discussions with CEC Highways on further related proposals.

“Following the well-attended Public Engagement events at Disley Primary School on 10th and 11th March   Cheshire East Council received 215 pieces of correspondence about the mitigation scheme in Disley. The information gathered shows there is support for the concept to improve the centre of the village by widening footways and enhancing the Fountain Area. The design for this area will be further developed based on the feedback given focusing on maintaining traffic movements through the traffic lights at the Rams Head junction.

 There was also good support for the footway improvements in Jacksons Edge Road and the introduction of the traffic signals.

Comments provided on the A6 Manchester Airport Relief Road Mitigation Measures have also been considered and a number of changes have been implemented including:

  • Relocating pedestrian refuge island to the north side of Light Alders Lane / Coppice Avenue;
  • Amending through lane widths at Light Alders Lane / Coppice Avenue junction and Lyme Park junction to be minimum 3.0m
  • Retaining the bus stops in their current locations either side of Dryhurst Lane with additional localised footway widening
  • Removing proposed parking outside the Springfield Allotments
  • Improved sight stopping distances at the Allotments bend by use of road markings
  • Extending parking bays where possible
  • Omitting the Give Way and turn lane arrows at the minor side roads and accesses to the east of the Esso Garage.
  • Will be prioritised for future trial of Air Pollution-reducing paving material at Redhouse Lane junction
  • Improved cycle lane marking from Fountain Square to Stockport Boundary

 We wish to thank the residents of Disley for their valuable feedback. The mitigation measures will be implemented in the coming weeks and will be completed by Autumn 2017.”

Should residents wish to contact Cheshire East Highways regarding this statement, they can email to: disleymm@cheshireeast.gov.uk or telephone 0300 123 5020.

In support of those affected by the events at the Manchester Arena

A place of quiet reflection

St. Mary’s Church in Disley will be open tonight (23rd May) until 8.00pm offering a quiet place for anyone affected by the events last night in Manchester.  All will be made very welcome.

Vigil in Macclesfield

With the help and support of St Michael and All Angel’s Church in Macclesfield, there will be a vigil service tonight commencing at 7.00pm in response to last night’s attack in Manchester.  Please feel free to attend at St Michael & All Angels Church, Market Place, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 1HW

On behalf of Disley Parish Council, our thoughts are with all those who have lost loved ones and been  injured in this appalling event.  We support everyone affected by this attack and offer our sincerest sympathies.

Disley Post Office refurbishment details and consultation

Disley Parish Council has been contacted by the Post Office recently and has been informed that there are plans to carry out some refurbishment and changes of services at Disley Post Office on Market Street, Disley.

A letter providing details of what they are planning to do and how you can let them have your comments is available HERE.  Although the Services Comparison Sheet is headed “Barnton,” we have been assured that the details are correct Disley.

You can also share your views through the online questionnaire via the link HERE.

Cheshire Police want resident views on future funding

David Keane, Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, is urging residents across the county to join the conversation on funding for their police service. Between 3 and 24 January 2017, Cheshire’s communities will be able to give their views on whether funding for Cheshire Constabulary should be maintained at current levels or reduced. The public… Continue Reading

Lyme Park – A run in the dark

On Saturday 21st January 2017 Lyme Park opens its afterhours doors to the public to host ‘NightRun’. NightRun is a national series of night-time trail running events, held in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor, with thousands expected to take part. Graham Clark, Outdoor Activities Development Officer says “NightRun events are about having fun, being social and exploring the… Continue Reading

Draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) consultation period has been extended

The Draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) consultation period has been extended until January 16th 2017. The draft framework is available to view and comment on HERE. Paper copies can be viewed at Stockport’s libraries and comments can be made online as above, by email to GMSF@agma.gov.uk or by post to Greater Manchester Integrated Support Team, PO… Continue Reading