Agenda

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee
Monday, 9th March, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 January 2020.

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2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

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4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair about local community events or issues.

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4.(ii)

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Area Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting on the cards provided. These are available the meeting.  You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

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4.(iii)

Neighbourhood Service Structure pdf icon PDF 425 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

In January 2019 Area Committee was informed of the creation of the Neighbourhoods Team (appendix A). This report provides an update and outlines the duties of the officers within the team.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Ian Walmsley on 0161 474 4382 or email: ian.walmsley@stockport.gov.uk

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4.(iv)

Petitions

To receive petitions from members of the public and community groups.

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4.(v)

Open Forum - District Centres Update pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration

 

The report builds on the recent Scrutiny review into the health and prosperity of the borough’s District Centres and is seeking early views from Members to shape a future programme of work that will feed into the Council’s Local Plan and future delivery of regeneration and investment.

 

The report also proposes a number of proposals that could be implemented quickly whilst further engagement takes place over the coming months.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940, paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

 

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4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Stockport Volunteer Police Cadets pdf icon PDF 403 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the ‘Stockport Volunteer Police Cadets’ for a grant of £500.00 (£100.00 from this Area Committee) towards the cost of offering targeted crime prevention advice. 

 

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4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - African Caribbean Community Association pdf icon PDF 796 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the ‘African & Caribbean Community Association’ for a grant of £969.36 (£184.56 from this Area Committee) towards the cost of computer and projection equipment.

 

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4.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Help the Hatters pdf icon PDF 558 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from ‘Help the Hatters’ for a grant of £1,000 (£190.44 from this Area Committee) towards the cost of a number of initiatives at Stockport County Football Club.

 

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4.(ix)

Ward Flexibility Funding - St Mary's Church pdf icon PDF 399 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the ‘St Mary’s Church’ for a grant of £1,000.00 (£500.00 from the Reddish North ward and £500.00 from the Reddish South ward allocations) towards the cost of a “Place of Welcome and Film club” to form community links between the church and the community and to reach out to lonely / vulnerable adults to tackle social isolation across all age groups.

 

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4.(x)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Heaton Mersey Lacrosse club pdf icon PDF 415 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the ‘Heaton Mersey Lacrosse Club’ for a grant of £1,000.00 (£400.00 from the Heatons North ward and £600.00 from the Heatons South ward allocations) towards the cost of purchasing a range of new equipment/protective kit to play at International level in Toronto, Canada including helmets, pads and sticks.

 

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4.(xi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Moorfield Grove Residents Group pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the ‘Moorfield Grove Residents Group’ for a grant of £1,000.00 from the Heatons North ward allocation towards the cost of path widening for disabled access to Moorfield Grove.

 

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4.(xii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Social Events and Activities pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the ‘Social Events and Activities’ for a grant of £416.00 from the Reddish South ward allocations) towards the cost of providing tea and coffee at a reduced cost to the participants.

 

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

(a)

To consider the development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to speak or hear the Area Committee’s deliberations.

 

(b)

To consider the remaining development applications.

 

(c)

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration on any planning issues relevant to the area.

 

The following development applications will be considered by the Area Committee:-

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5.(i)

DC074926 : 21/21A Peel Moat Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4PL pdf icon PDF 329 KB

Conversion of existing building at Number 21 Peel Moat Road from 4 no. flats to 1 no. single dwelling house, to include relocation of front door to originally designed location and introduction of bi-fold doors to sun room. Single storey side extension to existing building at Number 21A Peel Moat Road for use as additional/ancillary living accommodation.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess on 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@atockport.gov.uk

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Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report summarises appeal decision; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals; and enforcement action within the Heatons and Reddish Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Executive Business

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7.

St Elisabeth's Way, Reddish - Pedestrian Barriers pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration

 

The report sets out a proposal to introduce pedestrian barriers on part of St Elisabeth's Way in Reddish following reports of motor scooters/bikes using the passage at the southerly (cul-de-sac) end of St. Elizabeth’s Way.

 

The Area Committee’s views are requested, following the item being deferred from the meeting held in December 2019.

 

Officer Contact: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

 

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8.

Local Initiative Report - Heaton Mersey Common Entrance Wall pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report provides an estimate for a proposed Local Initiative scheme in response to a specific request from members of this Area Committee.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the proposed Local Initiative Scheme to repair and clean the Entrance Wall at Heaton Mersey Common at a cost of £3,148.00 (£2,484.00 for the wall repairs and imitation stone coping replacement and £664.00 for the cleaning of the wall)  to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget.

 

Officer contact: Wayne Bardsley on 0161 474 2588 or email wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk

 

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9.

Application for the Use of Parks

To consider reports of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

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9.(i)

Park Use Application - Heaton Moor Park, Annual Summer Festival 2020 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report details an application received from the Four Heaton’s Traders Association (4HTA) to hold their Annual Summer Festival at Heaton Moor Park on Sunday 12th July 2020, between the hours of 11.00am and 5.00pm, accessing the site between the hours of 7.00am and 7.00pm to set up and close down the event.

 

The Area Committee is requested to grant the application.

 

Officer contact: Wayne Bardsley on 0161 474 2588 or email: wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk

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9.(ii)

Park Use Application - Mersey Vale Trans Pennine Trail, Annual Half Marathon 2020 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report details an application received from Stockport County Supporters Co-operative to hold their annual half-marathon on Sunday 6th September 2020 with a circular route being run from and back to Stockport County Football Club along the Trans Pennine Trail between the Woolpack Bridge through Mersey Vale along the Trans Pennine Trail NCN62 and on into Manchester (see route map attached). The event will start at 9.30am and finish at 12.30pm, setting up from 8.30am.

 

The Area Committee is requested to grant the application.

 

Officer contact: Wayne Bardsley on 0161 474 2588 or email: wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk

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10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Charles Yankiah, 0161 474 3206 or email: charles.yankiah@stockport.gov.uk

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11.

Vale Close

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor Colin Foster.

 

 

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