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How the hell did this get through planning?

Sandringham Rd Iffyness Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 21:29

This was the level of the original flooding problem, which the LibDem councillors chose to ignore and pass the new housing development at Sandringham Road. No consideration whatsoever was given to the flooding problem. Why not? Was the application decided even before it came before the planning committee? I know what I think.

These photos were taken on July 23rd 2013.

Never, ever waste your vote on a LibDem Councillor. They cause you problems and then refuse to help resolve them.

Why would anyone vote LibDem?

Sandringham Rd Iffyness Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 18:54

Local people are begging LibDem local councillors for help. They are completely useless when things go wrong, even when they themselves have caused the problems.

The photos below show examples of the regular maintenance programme. Human waste exit pipes in home walls; the grids are blocked solid. Shopkeepers are left to poke with stick, and these are food shops. It is causing flooding right outside Orrishmere school. Check out the flood level at kerb.

Some time ago there were terrible floods in Hull. It turned out these were due to the LibDem run council cancelling all unblocking of grids to save money.

The link below is another example of the complete contempt of local councillors for the safety and well-being of local people:-

Bless Eric Pickles (never thought I would say that)

Reddish Vale Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 15:03

They have to allow filming of council meetings now.

Stockport Council loses ICO appeal

Bypass Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 13:58

The ref # is FER0488388 and will eventually be accessible on the ICO Website

“The Commissioner’s decision is that SMBC has not dealt with the request in accordance with the EIR. The Commissioner finds that the report is not a draft document and even if it were the public interest would favour disclosing it. Although the Council later accepted the Commissioner’s advice and disclosed the report, this disclosure exceeded the statutory time for making information available. The Council therefore breached the regulation 5(2) of the EIR.”

This is in regards to the dodgy “Cheadle Constituency Link Road” for votes:-

Lord Goddard. No for sale sign

North Reddish Primary School Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 09:10

No-one ever saw a for sale sign up. So why not?

Grimley Fiendisch and HS2

GVAGrimley Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 09:05

Not really to do with Stockport Council but shows how their tentacles stretch everywhere:-

Who passed the planning application for the Junction 25 Recycling Plant

Bredbury Fire/Pollution Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 08:44

FIOA response 7637 received 10th September 2013 at 14.56

“Dear Mrs Oliver

I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 7637).

The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information and our response is as follows.

The information which has been requested is available to view on the Council website.

The decision was made under delegated powers under the name of the, then Head of Service Richard Leyshon.

Yours sincerely

Simon Oldfield
Freedom of Information/ Data Protection Officer & RIPA Coordinator
Stockport Council”

I believe Mr Leyshon was also involved in the Offerton Precinct planning application:-

Councillor Butler looking into the proposed use for North Reddish Juniors School Building

North Reddish Primary School Posted on Sat, September 14, 2013 08:35

Email received from Andrew Gwynne MP 13th September 2012 at 20.20


I fully appreciate the potential issues. The problem is another educational use would not require planning permission as it is the previous use of the building.

I think we need to see precisely what options the owners come up with. Cllr Butler has posted on my Facebook page tonight the owner is possibly looking at some form of special school provision, but I have no other information than that at this stage.

Once I get more clarification of details I will see what options are available to the local community.

Bluntly, SMBC should not have sold the building on without thinking about the possible consequences for the locality, but this is just path of the course with this Council I’m afraid. They didn’t even consult with me. But, hey, I’m only the Member of Parliament!

I will do what I can to support local residents. Let’s see what further details the owners come up with.


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