Please note that there will be an
extraordinary meeting of the Area Committee on Wednesday 23
November 2016 in High Lane Village Hall at 6pm
specifically to discuss the A6MARR Complimentary and Mitigation
Measures. An agenda and background information will be published
the week prior to the meeting.
Councillors are encouraging all residents to
have their say on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and
complete the consultation. This can be done via the following
Post: Greater Manchester Combined
1st Floor Churchgate House
56 Oxford Street
All comments must be received by 23.59 on 23
MARPLE AREA COMMITTEE
About the Area Committee
The Marple Area
Committee represents the wards of Marple North and Marple
At area committees
members of the public have the opportunity to ask questions about
any matters within the Area Committee’s powers (except on
legal or confidential matters). You can submit a question and view
the Code of Practice using the online
Council has delegated £3000 to each ward to allow Community
Groups and other non-commercial organisations to apply for
contributions toward funding for projects within the
fund is administered by the Democratic Services Manager in
consultation with the Ward Councillors.
A copy of the application form and associated guidance is available
Ward Funding page.
Area Committee have powers to deal with certain types of planning
applications, and Councillors have the power to call up
applications that are ordinarily dealt with by planning officers,
to be considered and determined by the Area Committee.
of the public also have the opportunity to address the Committee
during consideration of a planning application for a total of 3
minutes. One person will be permitted to address the Area Committee
for 3 minutes in objection to the application and one person for 3
minutes in support of the application.
wish to speak on a planning application it is advisable that you
arrive 5 minutes prior to the commencement of the meeting in order
to inform the Democratic Services Officer.
addition, the Area Committee operates Open Forum arrangements which
allow groups to make presentations to the Committee on issues that
affect the local community. The Open
Forum is governed by the
Code of Practice.
Greater Manchester Police
Inspector Tony Stiles is now responsible for
Marple, High Lane, Bredbury and Romiley. Under the new Local
Policing Restructure his dedicated Local Policing Team will focus
on protecting vulnerable people, reduce crime and reduce
anti-social behavior. They are integrated into
the community initially based at Bredbury and after
refurbishment Marple, providing a 24 hour service. The team
works closely with partners to find the most efficient and
effective ways to solve any given problem. Information from the
public is vital to successful policing and anyone who has any
information that may assist in investigations should contact the
team on 0161 856 9773, Non-Emergency Line, 101 or anonymously on
Crimestoppers 0800 555 111. Please support the team by making
officers aware of crime or issues in your area.