October 2017

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SMGB thanks you for all your support in our campaign. You can stay up-to-date with the latest developments on our Facebook page, link below:


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May 2017 (updated)

General Election candidates on protecting Macclesfield green belt


SMGB recently got in contact with the local candidates ahead of the upcoming General Election on 8 June 2017 to ask them what they would do to protect Macclesfield's green belt and how they would alter or prevent the Local Plan.


We received responses from five candidates. Please find below their responses in alphabetical order by surname:


James Booth response
Richard Flowers response

James Booth (Green Party)

Richard Flowers (Liberal Democrats)

Mark Johnson response
Neil Puttick response

Mark Johnson (Independent)

Neil Puttick (Labour)

David Rutley response

David Rutley (Conservative)





What do you need to do now?


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SMGB Fighting Fund



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- Tell your friends and relatives

- Speak to or write to your MP and/or councillor. Find out who your local councillor is and how to contact them here: http://moderngov.cheshireeast.gov.uk/ecminutes/mgFindCouncillor.aspx

- Get more involved! Attend public meetings, spread the word, join us and help.




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