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Parish Council response to proposed closure of Disley Library

Following a Council resolution taken at the Parish Council meeting of 10th January 2018, Disley Parish Council has submitted a formal response to Cheshire East Council’s Pre-Budget Consultation 2018/21.  The response specifically relates to the Proposal to close Disley Library ained in Outcome 6 – Item 79.

The Parish Council’s response takes into full account strong representations made to the Council from residents both via the “Save Disley Library” campaign, set up by residents in response to the proposal, and public representations subsequently made at a Parish Council meetings.  A paper petition, ePetition and leaflet drop have been organised by residents independently of the Parish Council and the results of these will be forwarded directly to Cheshire East Council.

The Parish Council’s response is available to view/download HERE.

Cheshire East Council Housing Strategy 2018-2023 – consultation

Cheshire East Council are consulting on a proposed new housing strategy, setting out the authority’s vision and priorities for housing until 2023.

Driven by the Cheshire East Local Plan, the Housing Strategy is a significant contributor to achieving the aims and objectives of the Corporate Plan and the resident focused outcomes.

Cheshire East wish to see that homes built across the borough are of the right type and are built in the right place, offering a range of high quality housing that is affordable and meets the needs of young people, families and older residents.

To view and contribute to the draft Housing Strategy, please click HERE

The consultation runs for 6 weeks from 27 November 2017, and closes at 5pm on Monday 8 January 2018.

Disley Air Quality update

The Parish Council has received some updated information from Cheshire East Council regarding the air quality in the village.

The latest collected data readings and guidance notes are available to view HERE.

Cheshire East Council have confirmed that they are due to hold air quality workshops in March/April 2018.  Once they have finalised the date for the Disley meeting, we will advertise this widely to ensure as many residents as possible attend.  The more community involvement in this, the better, as it will provide a more robust and locally-focussed action plan for the Disley area.

In the meantime, the Parish Council will continue to provide residents with as much information on this important issue as possible.

Arnold Rhodes consultation postponed – Updated 13th Dec. 2017

Disley Parish Council regret that the Arnold Rhodes Playing Fields consultation sessions booked for w/c 4th December 2017 have been postponed.  This is due to the Project Leader being urgently called away for personal reasons. The consultation will now commence in January 2018 and full details of dates and locations will follow shortly. Disley Parish Council would like to apologise… Continue Reading

Disley News – Newsletter out now

Disley Parish Council’s winter edition of the Disley News is out now and will be delivered through Disley and Newtown letterboxes shortly. If you have not received a copy, or would like additional copies, they are available at Disley Library, Disley Community Centre and at various other outlets throughout the village. The Disley News is also… Continue Reading

Disley Library – update

Disley Parish Council held a further meeting with Cheshire East Library Services Managers to discuss the proposed closure of Disley Library under the Cheshire East pre-budget consultation 2018/21 document. A wide range of options were discussed, with Cheshire East and the Parish Council committed to working towards finding savings that could help secure the Library’s future.  Specific options are due to… Continue Reading

Disley Library closure proposal – update

Following last week’s proposal by Cheshire East Council to close Disley Library, contained in the pre-budget consultation 2018/21 document, the Parish Council arranged an urgent meeting with Cheshire East Library Services to discuss the issue. Disley Parish Councillors have now met with Library Services to explore the options available to retain some, or all, of the services provided by Disley Library.  Both parties… Continue Reading