Area Committee News
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.
Greater Manchester Spatial Framework
Councillors can confirm arrangements for the consideration of the consultation being undertaken by the GM Combined Authority on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. The issue will be discussed at:
· An extraordinary meeting of the Area Committee held in High Lane Village Hall on 30 November 2016 at 6.00pm; and
· At the scheduled meeting of the Area Committee in Marple Senior Citizens Hall on 14 December 2016 at 6.00pm
Council Officers will be in attendance at both meetings to make a presentation and answer any questions you may have.
Further information can be viewed on the Combined Authority website: www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/GMSF
Councillors are extremely keen that residents attend so please spread the word.
MARPLE AREA COMMITTEE
About the Area Committee
The Marple Area Committee represents the wards of Marple North and Marple South.
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 question form.
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 community.
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 on our 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.
Members 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 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.
Support officer: Stephen Fox. (0161 474 3206)
Phone: 0161 474 3216
Web site: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/democracy