Category Archives: Stockport

Christmas Quiz 2016

How soon it all comes round again! For the fourteenth year in a row we are joining a group of increasingly decrepit friends for our annual Christmas Lunch at the Arden Arms in Stockport. I wonder how many of us … Continue reading

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Darran Palmer, UKIP candidate for Hazel Grove

Following the interviews with Michael Taylor for Labour , Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats, and William Wragg for the Conservatives here are Darran Palmer’s UKIP answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? My … Continue reading

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William Wragg, Conservative candidate for Hazel Grove

Following the interviews with Michael Taylor for Labour and Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats, here are William Wragg’s Conservative answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? My name is William Wragg, I am … Continue reading

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Lisa Smart, Liberal Democrat candidate for Hazel Grove

Following yesterday’ interview with Michael Taylor for Labour. Here are Lisa Smart’s Liberal Democrat answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? I am 35, I live in Romiley, I am director of Stockport Credit … Continue reading

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Michael Taylor Labour candidate for Hazel Grove

Could you give me a one minute biography? My Father was a milkman, my mother a nurse. I am originally from Lancaster. A product of the grammar school system I was the first person in my family to go to … Continue reading

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Romiley Hustings – a different Evensong

We went along this evening to see the Hazel Grove candidates in action together at a hustings event organised by the Churches together group and held at St Chad’s church in Romiley. It has been a very long time since … Continue reading

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Lies, damn lies and Yougov

Thirty days to go. Nick Clegg found his way to Romiley, thankfully this time in the right constituency. Is there some significance in a second visit from the Lib Dem’s leader in 4 days for the vulnerability of this seat? … Continue reading

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