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2021 Civic Awards
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Closing date
1st October 2021

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Disley’s first public electric vehicle chargepoints

Disley Parish Council is excited to unveil Disley’s first public electric vehicle chargepoints at the Community Centre car park in the centre of the village.

The chargepoints have dedicated parking spaces and use Superfast 22 kW technology for quick charging.  Payment is made easily through the VendElectric app available from Google Play, the AppStore or the app.vendelectric.com website.

The installation of the chargepoints is part of the Parish Council’s on-going commitment to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality in Disley and was part-funded by an OZEV grant.

The chargepoints are now fully operational and User Guide is available to download at:

VendElectric User Guide.

Congratulations to Dame Sarah Storey

Disley’s Dame Sarah Storey became Britain’s most successful Paralympian, when she won her 17th gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

On behalf of Disley and Newtown, the Parish Council would like to congratulate Dame Sarah on her amazing achievement.

Buxton Old Road – Road closures – Update

Disley Parish Council has received information from Cheshire East Council Highways that there are two separate road closures imminent for Buxton Old Road in Disley.

  1. A6 to Mudhurst Lane junction

This 5-day closure was originally due to commence on 13th August 2021 but was postponed at the last minute due to “Covid restrictions and resource availability.”  The closure was to carry out much-needed Level 2 patching.

Cheshire East had hoped to complete the works towards the end of August, but this has not happened. The Parish Council has been assured that once a date has been confirmed, Cheshire East will send a letter to all affected residents.  The Parish Council is aware that the original signage is still in place and has requested that this be removed to avoid confusion.  The Cheshire East Council closure notice for this work states that, “vehicular access will be maintained for emergency vehicles and residents where possible.”  The original closure was due to be between 9.30am and 3.30pm each day with a diversion route in operation.  It is hoped that this will remain the case for the rescheduled work.

Update: The Parish Council has requested an update from Cheshire East Highways to confirm the new start date and is awaiting a reply.

  1. From Mudhurst Lane junction to Redmoor Lane junction.

This is a 6-week closure from Monday 6th September 2021 until approx. Friday 15th October 2021 and the closure will be in force 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The closure is to allow for the urgent, safety-critical repair of a retaining wall at Byron House and to replace a timber parapet. Cheshire East Highways have confirmed that the nature of the works requires a full road closure to ensure the safety of the public and the workforce.  The road signage contains contact details for the Traffic Management Supervisor should there be any problems during the works.  A diversion route will be in operation.

The Parish Council will continue to liaise with Cheshire East Council regarding these closures and update residents as soon as possible.

Middlewood Partnership video

The Middlewood Partnership, which includes the Schoolhouse Surgery, has launched a video called, “General Practice Redefined.”  The vidoe tells the story of the Partnership’s merger-led transformation and highlights the benefits for patients, staff and the wider community.

The video can be viewed at: General Practice Redefined

Statement regarding the asset transfer of Danehill Close Play Park

At a Parish Council meeting held on 8th July 2021, Councillors agreed the below Statement:

Disley Parish Council is not currently progressing discussions with Cheshire East Council regarding the asset transfer of Danehill Close Play Park.  Cheshire East has indicated that it would need to resolve possible encroachment issues at the site.  The Parish Council is also concerned that any asset transfer would not include any monies to bring the site up to an acceptable condition.  Cheshire East have stated that Disley Parish Council would be required to meet both sets of legal fees.  Should Cheshire East’s policy on asset transfers change in the future, then the Parish Council would reconsider the proposal.

Parish Councillor Surgeries

Disley Parish Councillors will be available to meet with Disley and Newtown residents ahead of each monthly Council Meeting.

The surgeries will be confidential and Cheshire East Councillor, Cllr. Brendan Murphy, will also attend whenever possible.

The surgeries will be by appointment only, so if you would like to discuss any local issue with a Parish Councillor, please either phone 01663 762726 or email: admin@disleyparishcouncil.org.uk

Forthcoming surgeries will be held at Disley Community Centre on:

Disley Parish Council response to Cheshire East Local Plan consultation

Following a meeting of Disley Parish Council held on 10th December 2020, the Parish Council has submitted a formal response to the Cheshire East Council Local Plan Draft Site Allocation and Development Policies Document (SADPD) consultation.

The response is available to view at:

Disley Parish Council SADPD response 15th December 2020

The response references an Advice Note from Counsel at Kings Chambers in Manchester regarding Safeguarded Land which is available to view at:

Cheshire East Safeguarded land Advice Note 11th November 2020

The SADPD includes non-strategic planning policies and site allocations. Full consultation details can be found at:

CHESHIRE EAST SADPD CONSULTATION

Please Note: This consultation closed on Wednesday 23rd December 2020.

Cheshire East Council – Site Allocations and Development Policies (SADPD) Consultation

The Cheshire East Council Strategic Local Plan sets out a future allocation of houses to be built across Cheshire East to meet housing needs over the next 30 years.

The Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD) proposes future housing allocations across 13 Local Service Centres in Cheshire East, of which Disley and Newtown is one.

A revised draft of the SADPD is now available and can be found on the Cheshire East Council website at: Cheshire East Local Plan.  The Parish Council will advertise details of the public consultation on this document as soon as they become available.

Disley Parish Council has prepared a statement in response to this, which is available to download at: Disley Parish Council SADPD Statement.

Coronavirus – how you can help in Disley & Newtown

Thank you very much to all of you who are already helping family, friends and neighbours at this difficult time.

In order to ensure that all residents receive an offer of support, Disley Parish Council is setting up a scheme for every road in Disley & Newtown to assist people who are self-isolating and require support.

Disley Parish Council is compiling a list of road co-ordinators – please would you be prepared to be included in this scheme?

This will involve:

  • delivering postcards to every house with details of your name and contact number
  • taking requests for assistance and co-ordinating help required
    For example:
    – picking up shopping / urgent supplies
    – posting mail
    – making a friendly phone call

To volunteer, please email Disley Parish Council admin@disleyparishcouncil.org.uk and

copy in Councillor Sue Adams sue.adams@disleyparishcouncil.org.uk

or call 01663 762726 (weekdays only).

Postcards have been printed and will be delivered to each co-ordinator following contact with Disley Parish Council.

Disley Traders are offering to deliver goods to those who are in self-isolation.

Please contact:

  • Disley Bakery – 01663 308416 (now open from 6.30am)
  • Disley Hardware – 01663 611242
  • Disley Butchers – 01663 762892
  • Disley Pharmacy – 01663 762048

Thank you.

Disley & Newtown wins Best Kept Village Award

Best Kept Village 2019 plaqueDisley Parish Council is delighted to announce that Disley & Newtown has been awarded the prestigious Championship Award in the Cheshire Best Kept Village Competition 2019.  This is a huge scoop for the village and is fantastic recognition for all the hard work that been put into the village’s appearance over the past 12 months.

As well as the main prize, the village also took home a Little Gem Award for the Memorial Park on the A6 and won the individual prize in the Best Kept Village (Population 2,501 -5,000) category.

These awards represent a superb community effort and thanks go to PRIDE, the Friends of Disley Station, Disley Parish Council officers, Disley WI, St. Mary’s Church and the many individual residents who have contributed and helped to improve the environment around the village.

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