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  • Local shops on Station Road
    Article: Jan 10, 2015

    Local MP Mark Hunter is calling on small shops in Cheadle constituency to enter the 'Best Small Shops Competition' for a chance to be recognised in an awards ceremony at the Houses of Parliament.

    Applications can be submitted via www.bestsmallshops.uk and should set out in no more than 500 words why they are the best small shop focusing on: innovation in the business, community engagement and entrepreneurial activity.

    The closing date is 30th January and shortlisted applicants will be invited to a Parliamentary Reception on 25th February where the winner will be announced.

  • Pacer Train
    Article: Jan 9, 2015

    Two local MPs have joined forces in Parliament to get the notorious 'Pacer' trains scrapped, and replaced by newer, safer and more accessible trains on commuter routes through Stockport.

    Commenting, Hazel Grove MP Andrew Stunell said -

    "These rickety old trains are years past their sell-by date. Passengers on the Marple and Buxton lines deserve better. I want the Chancellor to go beyond the nods and winks of the Autumn Statement and commit to scrapping them altogether without any further delay."

  • Standing up for local businesses
    Article: Jan 6, 2015

    Mark Hunter, Liberal Democrat MP for Cheadle constituency, has pledged to continue his long-running support for local pubs and breweries should he be re-elected in 2015.

    The three pledges Mark is backing are highlighted in the Manifesto for Pubs and Real Ale by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, which sets out a package of reforms they are seeking from the next Government. These important promises are to:

  • Post Office
    Article: Jan 3, 2015

    A crucial lifeline has been thrown to post offices in Cheadle constituency thanks to a major Government contract. The deal, unveiled by Liberal Democrat pensions minister Steve Webb, offers support to disabled people and the elderly while also helping to protect the future of the post office network.

  • Libby Lane First Female Bishop Stockport
    Article: Dec 17, 2014

    The Church of England have announced that the Revd Libby Lane will become their first ever female Bishop, taking up the post of the Bishop of Stockport.

    The Church of England's General Synod voted to back plans for female bishops in July and adopted the change formally on 17 November. Mrs Lane will be consecrated as the eighth Bishop of Stockport on 26th January at a ceremony at York Minister.

  • Millies Trust Westminster Hall Debate December
    Article: Dec 16, 2014

    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Childcare and Education, Sam Gyimah MP, has promised a national review into nursery school provision of paediatric first aid. The Review will include a wide consultation of pre-schools on their practices, and on what checks there are on first-aid training providers. The Minister stopped short of a commitment for universal paediatric first aid training for all nursery school staff.

  • Care2Save Andrew Stunell Mark Hunter Donna Air St Ann's Hospice
    Article: Dec 12, 2014

    Andrew Stunell and Mark Hunter showed their support at a Westminster event for Care2Save.co.uk, the newly-launched shopping site that will help raise funds for charities across Hazel Grove and Cheadle constituencies when people shop online.

    Care2Save is unique in the UK, as it is the only charity owned and run shopping website that gives 100% of the money that it makes through commission directly to the charity sector. 80 per cent goes to a registered charity of the shopper's choice, and the remaining 20 per cent goes to the Care2Save Charitable Trust, which supports hospice and palliative care in the UK and globally.

  • Make the world better with a sweater Save the Children
    Article: Dec 10, 2014

    Mark Hunter, local MP for Cheadle constituency, has popped on a pullover and posed for a festive photograph to support for Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day campaign.

    In its third year, and the biggest yet, Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day is bringing together supporters and campaigners to be part of its woolly revolution to 'make the world better with a sweater'.

  • Article: Dec 10, 2014

    Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP, has today made a shock decision not to hold a public enquiry into the development plans of Woodford Aerodrome, despite being encouraged to by the local MP, Councillors and hundreds of residents.

    In a letter to the MP for Cheadle constituency, Mark Hunter, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Brandon Lewis explained:

  • RNIB Steve Winyard, Head of Membership & Campaigns at RNIB
    Article: Dec 9, 2014

    Mark Hunter MP (Cheadle constituency) is backing a campaign by sight loss charity RNIB to ensure that everyone diagnosed with sight loss gets emotional support to come to terms with their condition.

    Mark attended the launch of The Royal National Institute of Blind People's (RNIB) new report 'Being There When it Matters', which is calling for every eye department in the UK to have access to a qualified sight loss adviser so that people are properly supported as they adapt to life with reduced or no vision. The current picture is bleak; only 30% of eye departments in the UK have access to a qualified sight loss adviser.