Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee
Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 October 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 19 October 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

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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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 Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

David Meller

Agenda item 8 – ‘Cheadle Towns Fund – Cheadle Railway Station and Cycling and Walking Consultation Results’ as a member of the Board of Cheadle Towns Fund.

 

 

3.

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.

4.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 175 KB

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

 

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 Services) 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 detailing the current position on Ward Flexibility Funding. The report also included the current position on the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget.

 

The following comment was made/issue raised:-

 

·         The receipt of a petition requesting permit parking on New Hey Road, Cheadle needed to be included in the progress report on traffic issues.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

5.

Community Engagement

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5.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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Minutes:

The Chair announced that a Cheadle Victorian Market would be held on Cheadle Green on 4 December 2021 and that the Christmas Lights switch on in Gatley would be held on 5 December 2021. Tree planting to celebrate the Queen’s Green Canopy was being held at Gatley Hill on 4 December and there was a lantern parade at Scholes Field in Gatley also on 4 December.

 

It was further reported that a Christmas Concert was being held in Heald Green on 12 December 2021 and that there would a Christmas ‘Carols around the Trees’ at 7.00pm on Christmas Eve.

 

An event Carols on the Green was being organised by the shops on Councillor Lane on 19 December 2021 and the Church was holding a fund raising ball on 18 December 2021.

 

The Mayor advised that his Carol Service was being held at 12.30pm on 8 December 2021 at Stockport Parish Church, St. Mary’s in the Marketplace.

 

 

5.(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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Minutes:

Inspector Martin Baker attended the meeting to report on neighbourhood policing issues in the Cheadle area. He also reported on recent crime committed in the Cheadle area.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:

 

·         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 Baker be thanked for his attendance.

 

5.(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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Minutes:

No public questions were submitted.

5.(iv)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

5.(v)

Open Forum

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:

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

5.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Gatley Flower Rangers pdf icon PDF 312 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the Gatley Flower Rangers (part of the Gatley Village Partnership) for £1,000 (Cheadle & Gatley ward) towards the cost of compost, gardening supplies and plants for use in improving the green spaces of Gatley.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of the Gatley Flower Rangers for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of compost, gardening supplies and plants for use in improving the green spaces of Gatley.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application received from the Gatley Flower Rangers for a grant of £1,000 towards the cost of compost, gardening supplies and plants for use in improving the green spaces of Gatley, to be funded from the Ward Flexibility Budget (Cheadle and Gatley Ward allocation).

5.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - United Stockport Circuit pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the United Stockport Circuit for £150 (£50 from each ward) towards the cost of providing a Drive-In Carol Service over Christmas.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of the United Stockport Circuit for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of setting up a Drive-In Carol Service over Christmas.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to an application received from the United Stockport Circuit for a grant of £150 from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of setting up a Drive-In Carol Service over Christmas,

to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle & Gatley Ward - £50

Cheadle Hulme North Ward - £50

Heald Green Ward - £50

5.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - SEN Youth Club pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from SEN Youth Club to set up a club for young people with Special Educational Needs/additional needs where they can meet on a regular basis. It is expected that most children will come from the Cheadle/Heald Green area.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application on behalf of the SEN Youth Club to set up a club for young people with Special Educational Needs/additional needs where they can meet on a regular basis. It is expected that most children would come from the Cheadle/Heald Green area.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be referred to the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust for consideration and the applicant be requested to provide more detail, in particular confirmation that the club had the necessary policies and procedures in place.

 

 

6.

Development Applications

There are currently no development applications to consider.

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Minutes:

There were no development applications to consider.

7.

PLANNING APPEAL, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 163 KB

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

 

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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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service and Monitoring Officer (Legal and Democratic Services) 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.

8.

Cheadle Towns Fund - Cheadle Railway Station and Cycling and Walking Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 656 KB

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

 

The Area Committee is asked to comment on this report and give approval to the cycling and walking proposals and the legal advertising of the associated Traffic Regulation Orders relating to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads (contained in Appendix C).

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration gives approval for a planning application to be submitted for the Cheadle Station Proposal, and approval for the cycling and walking proposals for:-

 

Newland Road to Oak Road(including Queens Gardens);

Oak Road to Brookfield Park;

Brookfield Park to Shiers Drive;

Shiers Drive to Bruntwood Lane;

 

and the legal advertising of the associated Traffic Regulation Orders relating to Strategic Highways and District Distributor Roads (contained in Appendix C) and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

Officer Contact: Katy Farrer on 0161 474 4907 or email: katy.farrer@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report on the Cheadle Towns Fund – Cheadle Railway Station and Cycling and Walking Consultation Results (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to comment on the report and support the cycling and walking proposals and the legal advertising of the associated Traffic Regulation Orders relating to Local Distributor and Local Access Roads.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration be recommended to approve that a planning application be submitted for the Cheadle Station Proposal, and approval be given to for the cycling and walking proposals for:-

 

Newland Road to Oak Road(including Queens Gardens);

Oak Road to Brookfield Park;

Brookfield Park to Shiers Drive;

Shiers Drive to Bruntwood Lane;

 

and the legal advertising of the associated Traffic Regulation Orders relating to Strategic Highways and District Distributor Roads (contained in Appendix C) and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the Orders.

 

9.

A34 Improvement Plan - Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 560 KB

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

 

The report considers a proposal to advertise the Traffic Regulation Order associated with each scheme within the A34 Improvement Plan.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider the contents of the report and recommend that the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration approves the proposed measures and the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Orders contained in Appendix B and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Nick Whelan on 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) regarding a proposal to advertise the Traffic Regulation Order associated with each scheme within the A34 Improvement Plan.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration be recommended to approve:-

 

·         the proposed measures set out in the report and shown in the revised plans attached to the report; and

·         the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Orders contained in Appendix B and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Orders be made.

10.

Road Safety Around Schools - Outwood Primary School, Heald Green

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

 

To report the findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around Outwood Primary School, Heald Green, and to seek approval for the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders and associated signage, implementation of bollards and dropped kerbs with tactile paving; road markings and new school warning signs.

 

Officer Contact: Caroline Aylmer-Shanks at c.aymler-shanks@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

With the agreement of the Area Committee, this item was withdrawn.

11.

Rimsdale Close, Gatley - New Street Name Plate pdf icon PDF 300 KB

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

 

To seek approval for the supply and installation of new street name plate signage on Rimsdale Close, Gatley.

 

Officer Contact: Nicola Ryan on 0161 474 4409 or email: nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) seeking approval for the supply and installation of new street name plate signage on Rimsdale Close, Gatley.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the supply and installation of new street name plate signage on Rimsdale Close, Gatley, to incorporate ‘Leading to Firs Close’, as shown on Drawing No. NM36-01 attached to the report, at an estimated cost of £386, to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Cheadle & Gatley Ward allocation).