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  • Mark with Local Government Minister Don Foster at the former BAE Site
    Article: Jul 11, 2014

    Cheadle MP Mark Hunter has made a last ditch plea to developers, Harrow Estates, to re-think their plans for a massive new housing development at Woodford in his constituency.

    Harrow, part of the Redrow Group, propose up to 950 new homes to be built on the former BAE Systems' airfield - despite opposition from local residents. As the local MP, Mr Hunter has consistently opposed the size and scale of the proposed development believing it would damage the unique characteristics of Woodford village.

  • Reading Challenge Summer
    Article: Jul 10, 2014

    Mark Hunter MP supports Cheadle constituency campaign for every child to join local library and share love of reading

    Local MP Mark Hunter is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to join their local library and take part in this year's Summer Reading Challenge - the UK's largest reading for pleasure promotion for primary school children.

  • Stockport Interchange (© Copyright Stephen McKay, http://www.geograph.org.uk/profile/1621, and licensed for reuse http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/.)
    Article: Jul 8, 2014

    The Greater Manchester Growth Deal, which will see over £450million invested into Greater Manchester over the next few years, was strongly welcomed by Greater Manchester MPs Mark Hunter, Andrew Stunell and John Leech when it was announced today.

    The deal will help to create 5,000 jobs, support over 75,000 people learning new skills and generate up to £80million in private and public investment.

  • Greenbank School Prize Giving
    Article: Jul 8, 2014

    As the summer term comes to a close, schools across Cheadle constituency are holding events to celebrate their pupils' achievements; occasions that are particularly special for those moving up to secondary schools or to leave school all together at the conclusion of their GCSEs.

    Local MP, Mark Hunter MP was invited to attend Cheadle Hulme's Greenbank Preparatory School's summer Speech Day as Guest of Honour, to present the prizes and certificates.

  • Heald Green Festival 2014 Pharmacy
    Article: Jul 1, 2014

    The first of the annual festivals that take place each summer across Cheadle constituency took place on the last Saturday in June, in Heald Green. Hundreds of different stalls, rides and attractions were open for business and enjoyed by the large number of people that braved the overcast skies to attend.

  • Sunrise Living Care Home
    Article: Jun 30, 2014

    Pensioners would be guaranteed to earn at least an extra £790 per year by the end of the next parliament under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans, Pensions Minister Steve Webb announced today.

    These changes mean the state pension will be worth at least £131-a-week by 2020, up from just £97.65 four years ago; and it is expected to benefit 51,027 pensioners in the Stockport area alone.

  • Care Home Open Day logo
    Article: Jun 27, 2014

    The Care Home sector has sadly been marred in recent years by negative press generated by a small number of badly run homes. In an effort to reveal the truth that care homes can be inspiring places, full of unique and charming residents and run by professional and caring staff, the UK's second inaugural National Care Home Open Day was held on 20th June 2014.

  • Mark and Iain Roberts A555 Relief Road
    Article: Jun 25, 2014

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP, has confirmed Stockport, Manchester, and Cheshire East councils' planning permission for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road.

    Following careful consideration by the Department for Transport, it has been decided that the scheme will not be called in for a Planning Public Inquiry.

  • Mark Hunter MP
    Article: Jun 24, 2014

    The Department for Transport has announced a nationwide, £168m pothole repair fund to tackle the country's potholes; a danger to both car users and pedestrians, as well as damaging to vehicles.

    Stockport Council will collect £364,000 from this fund, in addition to the £286,735 it received in March as part of a Weather Repair Fund. The Council will use the money as part of its ongoing maintenance work on roads and pavements.

  • Lloyds Scholar Katie Doherty Mark Hunter
    Article: Jun 20, 2014

    Mark Hunter MP for Cheadle constituency, joined local student and Lloyds Scholar, Katie Doherty, for the launch of a new report exploring the issues faced by students from low-income families in going to University.

    The report, Bigger Thinking,waslaunched at a Parliamentary Reception on Monday 16 June in the Strangers' Dining Room at the House of Commons with Group Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group, António Horta-Osório.