Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Angry Residents in Protest at New £600M Bypass

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Angry Residents in Protest at New £600M Bypass

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ANGRY residents have held a meeting to discuss how to stop a major bypass being built through countryside on their doorstep.

A council feasibility study was published earlier this year looking at taking the A6 SEMMS relief road from Hazel Grove through the Goyt and Poise Brook valleys to the M60 at Bredbury.

It is expected a business case for the road will be published within the next month, but the council say no firm decision on whether to press ahead has been made.

But residents in Offerton say they have not been informed of the proposals and aired their views at a meeting at Offerton Community Centre.

It was organised by members of the Goyt Valley SOS group, who are campaigning to prevent the bypass extension being built through countryside, at an estimated cost of £600m. …

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