Area Committee News –
Updated 12 December 2018
agenda for the next meeting of the Area Committee meeting on
12 December 2018 at 6.00pm in Marple Senior
Citizens Hall has now been published and can be viewed via the
11th November marked the 100 year anniversary of the end of the
First World War. Remembrance Day Services were held in Marple
Memorial Park, Mellor, Compstall and
High Lane. Approximately 2000 people attended the event in the
Memorial Park. Councillors would like to thank the huge number of
volunteers who worked tirelessly to make the service such a success
and memorable event
2018:- The results from the election held
on 3 May can be viewed on the Democracy
archive of public realm reports can be viewed in the
Contractors working on behalf
of Cadent are currently undertaking works to restore a gas supply
on Strines Road, Strines, between the junctions of Plucksbridge Road and Station Road. These works
require the use of temporary two-way signals and are expected to be
completed on 14th December.
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About the Area Committee
Marple Area Committee represents the wards of Marple North and
Marple South & High Lane.
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
archive of previously asked question and answers on the
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.
If you 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.
In 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
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