Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee - Tuesday, 19th October, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

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1.

Sir David Amess, MP

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Minutes:

The Chair referred to the recent murder of Sir David Amess, MP.

 

Members of the Area Committee and Officers observed a minute’s silence as a mark of respect to his memory.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 14 September 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

3.

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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Minutes:

Councillors and Officers were invited to declare any interests which they had in any of the agenda items for this meeting.

 

The following interest was declared:-

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Carole McCann

Agenda item 5(vi) – ‘Ward Flexibility Funding – Heald Green Christmas Committee’ as the applicant and Chair of the Committee.

 

Councillor McCann left the room and took no part in the discussion or decision on the item.

 

 

4.

Urgent Decisions

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

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Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

5.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on ward flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the Area Committee’s delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on Ward Flexibility Funding. The report also includes the current position on the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         Reference was made to the existing parking restrictions at Church Road/Elm Road, Gatley. On occasions, cars had been double parked at the junction making access and egress difficult. Members requested that the Civil Enforcement Officers monitor the junction. A similar request was made for the Civil Enforcement Officers to monitor the traffic restrictions on Ladybridge Road, Cheadle Hulme.

·         An update was requested on the installation of parking restrictions on Cranleigh Drive, Cheadle.

·         An update was requested on the Area Committee’s request for a residents’ parking scheme to be introduced on Vaudrey Drive, Cheadle Hulme.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

Community Engagement

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6.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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The Chair referred to a parade by uniformed cadets on 24 October 2021 to mark Trafalgar Day, followed by a service at St. George’s Church. He also referred to a number of Remembrance Day Services which would be held in the Cheadle area on 14 November 2021.

6.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

Councillors and members of the public are invited to raise ‘Neighbourhood Policing’ issues with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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Inspector Rob Hawksley attended the meeting to report on neighbourhood policing issues in the Cheadle area. He also reported on recent crime committed in the Cheadle area, and advised the meeting that this would be the last meeting he would be attending prior to his retirement from Greater Manchester Police.

 

Members were advised of the following:-

 

·         The number of robberies and anti-social behaviour perpetrated by young people on mopeds

·         Shoplifting incidents in Cheadle

·         Operation Treacle over halloween and bonfire night

·         Crime prevention work in the area.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:

 

·         It was requested that Park Road and the area around Diamond Jubilee Park and Abbey Road/Parsonage Way, Cheadle be included under Operation Treacle.

·         Further to comments made at previous meetings of the Area Committee, Members asked that a report on Speedwatch be brought to the Area Committee as soon as possible.

 

RESOLVED – That Inspector Hawksley be thanked for his attendance and work in the Cheadle area, and wished a long and happy retirement.

6.(iii)

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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No public questions were submitted.

6.(iv)

Petitions

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

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6.(v)

Open Forum: New Cheadle Railway Station & Walking and Cycling Routes Consultation - Towns Fund

In accordance with the Code of Practice no organisation has indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

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Minutes:

Jamie Carruthers ( Head of Capital Programme, Stockport Council) attended the meeting and made a presentation on the consultations being undertaken on the new Cheadle Railway Station & Walking and Cycling Routes.

 

The public consultation would run for three weeks until 7 November 2021 and would be hosted on the Council’s website. Two drop-in sessions were planned: between 10.00am-212 noon on 23 October 2021 at Cheadle Library and between 2.30pm-6.30pm on 4 November 2021 at Cheadle Village Hall.

 

RESOLVED – That Jamie Carruthers be thanked for his attendance and presentation.

6.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Heald Green Christmas Committee pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the Heald Green Christmas Committee towards the cost of a Christmas event to be held in Heald Green on 28 November 2021.

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of the Heald Green Christmas Committee for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of a Christmas event to be held in Heald Green on 28 November 2021.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application received from the Heald Green Christmas Committee for a grant of £250 towards the cost of a Christmas event to be held in Heald Green on 28 November 2021, to be funded from the Ward Flexibility Budget (Heald Green Ward allocation).

6.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Stockport Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the Stockport Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club towards the cost of replacing two pull-up banners and purchasing two large feather banners for signposting the venue used for the Breakfast Club.

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of the Stockport Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of replacing two pull-up banners and purchasing two large feather banners for signposting the venue used for the Breakfast Club.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application received from Stockport Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club for a grant of £78.51 from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of replacing two pull-up banners and purchasing two large feather banners for signposting the venue used for the Breakfast Club, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward - £26.17

Cheadle Hulme North Ward - £26.17

Heald Green Ward - £26.17

6.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Cheadle Town Football Club pdf icon PDF 8 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from Cheadle Town Football Club to provide a defibrillator which will be located at the Wobbly Stamp public house.

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Cheadle Town Football Club for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of a defibrillator to be located at the Wobbly Stamp public house in Cheadle.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application received from Cheadle Town Football Club for a grant of £1,000 towards the cost of a for a defibrillator to be located at the Wobbly Stamp public house in Cheadle, to be funded from the Ward Flexibility Budget (Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation).

6.(ix)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Cash for Kids Charity pdf icon PDF 446 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding towards to the cost of providing Christmas gifts to children in Stockport.

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of the Cash for Kids Charity for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget 340 towards the cost of providing Christmas gifts to children in Stockport.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application received from the Cash for Kids Charity for a grant of £999 towards the cost of providing Christmas gifts to children in Stockport, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward - £333

Cheadle Hulme North Ward - £333

Heald Green Ward - £333

7.

Development Application pdf icon PDF 275 KB

 

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive on any planning issues relevant to the Cheadle area.

 

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

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Minutes:

A development application was submitted.

 

(NOTE: Full details of the decisions including conditions and reasons for granting or refusing planning permission and imposing conditions are given in the schedule of plans. The Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration is authorised to determine conditions and reasons and they are not therefore referred to in committee minutes unless the committee makes a specific decision on a condition or reason. In order to reduce printing costs and preserve natural resources, the schedule of plans is not reproduced within these minutes. A copy of the schedule of plans is available on the council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/planning. Copies of the schedule of plans, or any part thereof, may be obtained from the Services to Place Directorate upon payment of the Council’s reasonable charges).

 

The Chair outlined the procedure approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

7.(i)

DC/080594 - Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 517 KB

Construction of a 3G synthetic sports pitch with sports fencing, floodlights, storage container, spectator area and pedestrian access.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions.

 

Officer Contact: Rebecca Whitney on 0161 474 4405 or email: rebecca.whitney@stockport.gov.uk

 

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In respect of development application DC/080594 for the construction of a 3G synthetic sports pitch with sports fencing, floodlights, storage container, spectator area and pedestrian access at Laurus Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle Road, Cheadle Hulme

 

a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – (6 for, 2 against) – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to undertake a site visit in order to balance the impact of the proposal on local residents versus the community benefit, examine the scope of the application, receive reassurance in terms of parking issues and look at the separation distances from neighbouring properties and the impact that lighting may have.

 

8.

PLANNING APPEALS, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Cheadle 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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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by the Cheadle Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

 

9.

One Stockport Frogs pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report provides the Area Committee with an update on the One Stockport frogs initiative

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Helen Walters on 0161 474 3734 or email: helen.walters@stockport.gov.uk

 

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A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) providing the Area Committee with an update on One Stockport frogs and how they had been funded.

 

It was reported that ‘Blossom Frog’, which was located in Bruntwood Park in the Cheadle and Gatley Ward, was to be funded from the Place Directorate Reserve Budget; ‘Forest Frog’, which was located in Abney Park in the Cheadle Hulme North Ward, was to be funded from the Place Directorate Reserve Budget and ‘Mercury’ frog, which had been located near to the shops on Finney Lane in the Heald Green Ward, had been funded by sponsorship from local retailers and businesses.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

10.

Appointment of Councillors to lay Wreaths at Remembrance Day Services - 14 November 2021 pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer

(Legal & Democratic Governance)

 

The report requests the Area Committee to nominate Councillors to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day Services at Cheadle, Gatley and Heald Green War Memorials on 14 November 2021.

 

The Area Committee is requested to nominate Councillors.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to appoint Councillors to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day Services at Cheadle, Gatley and Heald Green War Memorials on Sunday, 14 November 2021.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the appointment of the following Councillors to lay wreaths on Sunday, 14 November 2021:-

 

Cheadle War Memorial       - Councillor Tom Morrison

Gatley War Memorial          - Councillor Graham Greenhalgh

Heald Green War Memorial – Councillor Carole McCann