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Mellorview’s Hazel Grove election prediction

In the 2010 General Election, the Hazel Grove constituency results were as follows: Andrew Stunnell, LibDem, won the seat with a 6,300 majority on a 41,000 vote turnout (this represents some 66% of a 63000 electorate) Stunnell polled 20,000 whilst … Continue reading

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Queasy like Stockport morning…

A recent post by local beer blogger Curmudgeon about the decline of the pubs around Stockport marketplace struck a chord with me as it echoed some of the thoughts I experienced during a Saturday morning visit to Stockport town centre … Continue reading

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Stockport MBC on budget

On Thursday night , Stockport MBC passed it’s budget plans for 2011/12 and they have done very well in spite of cuts to their funding from central government. From a purely selfish point of view they are freezing the level … Continue reading

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Free Parking for corporate fat cats

As discussed in an earlier post in November, British Gas continue to post record profits. Today they announced a profit of £742 million, an increase of some 24% after their inexcusable price rises and the cold winter. Their Press and … Continue reading

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That was a week past that featured….

..a visit to the excellent Regent cinema in Marple to see The Kings Speech. We needed to book three weeks in advance to get seats to see this film ( bloody Baby Boomers following Friends of the Earth advice ) … Continue reading

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