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“Your Vote, Your Council” Members, Parish and Town Councils, and submitted to and approved in writing by the Cllr. Wray wrote and circulated his response to Local Planning Authority. The approved the plans for traffic mitigation measures for measures shall then be fully implemented the proposed new road basically saying that before the Relief Road is opened. Within 12 the plans ignore the parish council’s months of the opening of the Relief Road, an suggestions and include only the contractor’s assessment of the traffic (Ringway Jacobs) ideas. flows, in a form to be agreed Consequently they do not go in writing with the Local far enough to deter long Planning Authority, shall be distance traffic from passing through the undertaken, and any recommendations shall village on its way to the new road. Cllr. be implemented in full as agreed by the Local Saunders, who represents Pott Shrigley on Planning Authority, unless any variation is first Cheshire East Council (CEC), offered to speak agreed in writing by the Local Planning on the parish council’s behalf when the Authority.’ application was discussed at the Strategic th For further information visit: Planning Committee meeting on 10 January http://tinyurl.com/gmhbzq9 2017; this offer was accepted and Cllr. Saunders was briefed on the work required, POTT SHRIGLEY SCHOOL FUTURE which includes engineering measures such as single passing places to deter traffic from using Plans to begin the process of closing the school have been suspended. The Cheshire East Bakestonedale Road and Shrigley Road. Also, Council (CEC) has now said it will be finding the speed restrictions suggested by Ringway Jacobs would require enforcement and there is ways of making the school ‘financially viable’ after new information emerged during the little chance of this being available. It was predicted that Ringway Jacobs would be keen review period. Kath O’Dwyer, CEC Deputy to monitor the situation only after the road has Chief Executive, said: ‘Not all options to ensure the school can remain financially viable and been built so it is imperative that CEC provide a good education have been fully understands that the traffic situation is very explored.’ Concern was expressed at the difficult already and the new road can only January parish council meeting about the lack aggravate the situation. Therefore Pott of information from the school governors in Shrigley Parish Council asked for effective the light of the local authority’s decision mitigation measures to be added as a condition to planning consent. The following is though council was aware that the school governors would be issuing a statement on the an extract from the Strategic Planning following day. This statement was that the Committee minutes of 10th January 2017: governing body of the Federation of Pott ‘Prior to the opening of the Relief Road hereby Shrigley and Bollington St John's Schools had approved, details of traffic mitigation measures agreed to allow Pott Shrigley Church School to to discourage the use of specific surrounding leave the federation; this would take effect roads (including Street Lane) shall be the from Monday 27th February 2017, being the subject of consultation with the Ward

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