Election Results

The results of the election held on the 2nd May 2019 are as follows:

Ratepayers 2393
Labour 450
Conservative 238
Liberal Democrats 208
Green 160

Turnout 34.7%

Therefore we are pleased to announce that Cllr Carole McCann has been duly elected. Full results for other wards in Stockport can be found here

Thank you for your support.

Seashell Trust Public Inquiry – Show Your Support!

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Related to Seashell Trust’s £50 Million Planning Appeal and 325 houses on the Green Belt. This could set a precedent for thousands of houses to be built in the area under GMSF. Come and support the Heald Green Action Group, alongside the Ratepayers, jointly fighting this Planning Appeal on behalf of the community!

New Election Candidate!

At a packed AGM meeting last night, we are pleased to report that Carole McCann was nominated as our candidate in the forthcoming local election to Stockport Council on Thursday 2nd May 2019.  To find out more about Carole and the elections, please click here.

Of course a new candidate means that we also sadly have to say goodbye to Cllr Sylvia Humphreys who has worked incredibly hard for Heald Green for 19 years.  Sylvia and her husband Norman have both been involved with the Ratepayers’ Association for approximately forty years and it was fascinating for all those present last night to hear about all the initiatives they have been involved in over the years, including the specially chartered train journeys to London from Heald Green station as well as trips abroad.  Latterly Norman has served as the Treasurer for the Association but both Sylvia and Norman have decided that now is the right time to step back from their respective roles and hope to be able to spend more time with their grandchildren.

Annual General Meeting

The 90th Annual General Meeting of the Heald Green and Long Lane Ratepayers’ Association is to be held at Heald Green Village Hall, Outwood Rd, on Friday 29th March 2019 at 7:30pm.  The agenda is as follows:

  • To receive apologies for absence
  • To confirm the Minutes of the previous AGM
  • To receive the Annual Report (click here to see a copy on page 7 of Contact)
  • To receive the Financial Report (click here for a copy of the Statement of Accounts)
  • To elect officers for the ensuing year
  • To elect members of the Committee
  • To nominate a candidate for the forthcoming election to Stockport Council
  • To appoint an Independent Examiner for the ensuing year
  • To determine the annual subscription
  • Any other relevant business

Please send nominations for the Committee to the Secretary by 22nd March 2019.



One off GMSF-focussed councillor surgery – 16th March

The Greater Manchester Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment (GMSF) proposes 1,700 additional homes for Heald Green and a loss of more than 50% of our greenbelt!

The current public consultation closes Monday 18th March. Have you had your say?

Your Heald Green Councillors are holding a drop-in surgery to support you if you have any last minute questions about how best to engage in this process and HAVE YOUR SAY! This one off surgery will take place on Saturday 16th March, 11.00am – 1.00pm, at Life Church, Outwood Road.

For more information about the proposals and how they impact on Heald Green please click here

Join the fight for Heald Green!

Following the packed Public Meeting on Tuesday evening to raise awareness of the proposed large-scale development in Heald Green, we have overhauled the information on our website to make it clearer for residents to understand the implications for Heald Green, how they can contribute to the consultation, and help protect Heald Green from disproportionate mass-development.

We distributed some posters on Tuesday evening for people to display to raise awareness across the village, if you were unable to attend the meeting, there are some spare posters available from Roger Dean Estate Agent on Finney Lane or you can download a copy to print yourself by right-clicking on the image above or by clicking here

Please make your views known during the consultation and encourage your friends and family to do the same.  All the information you need about the proposals for Heald Green and how to respond to the consultation are available by clicking here.