Politics

Crewe and Nantwich political leaders issue joint support to Manchester bomb victims

Crewe and Nantwich political leaders issue joint support to Manchester bomb victims

Political leaders across Cheshire East have come together to condemn the Manchester Arena terrorist attack and support all those caught up in the horror.

And staff and pupils at schools where pupils were affected, including Malbank School in Nantwich, will be offered support from Cheshire East Council.

Edward Timpson’s Cheshire East schools funding success “laughable”, claims Labour

Edward Timpson’s Cheshire East schools funding success “laughable”, claims Labour

Crewe & Nantwich Labour candidate Laura Smith has hit back after Edward Timpson claimed success in the Cheshire East schools funding campaign.

Theresa May announced in her Tory Party manifesto that no schools would have its budget cut under any new National Funding Formula.

Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is new Cheshire East Mayor

Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is new Cheshire East Mayor

Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is the new mayor of Cheshire East – crowning 31 years in public life.

The retired magistrate, who represents Nantwich North and West, takes over the chain of office from outgoing mayor Olivia Hunter at Wednesday’s annual council meeting.

May 15, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich student becomes internet star after grilling David Cameron

Nantwich student becomes internet star after grilling David Cameron

A young Nantwich student has become an internet sensation overnight after a BBC video of him grilling former Prime Minister David Cameron went viral.

Max Parry was filmed questioning Mr Cameron who was visiting Nantwich to support Conservative candidate Edward Timpson’s election campaign.

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

A landmark Supreme Court ruling has allowed Richborough Estates to build 170 homes on green land in Willaston.

The decision, by five judges in the highest court in the land, brings an end to a three-year legal battle.

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

A radical plan to axe all subsidised evening and Sunday bus services, is being considered by Cheshire East Council.

The proposal, which will now go out for a 10-week consultation, is designed to save the authority more than £1.5 million.

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

A man has staged a two-day rooftop protest on the home of Crewe & Nantwich candidate Edward Timpson near Tarporley.

Police said a small number of protesters gathered at his address on Saturday at 9am, and two climbed on to the roof.

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley businesswoman Laura Smith has been selected as Labour parliamentary candidate to fight for the Crewe and Nantwich seat in June.

The 32-year-old was selected by the Labour group ahead of the party’s 2015 candidate Adrian Heald.

Former Malbank School pupil to stand for UKIP in General Election

Former Malbank School pupil to stand for UKIP in General Election

A former Malbank School pupil has been chosen as the UKIP Parliamentary candidate for Crewe and Nantwich in June’s General Election.

Cllr Michael Stanley was born in Crewe to a family that ran a number of pubs in Crewe from the 1970s to the late 1990s.

April 29, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds could be installed around Barony Park in Nantwich to stop travellers “plaguing” the town, a council boss has revealed.

The plan emerged as Cheshire East Council chiefs face a rising tide of unofficial traveller camps being set up on public land.

April 28, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson has been formerly re-adopted by the Conservative Party to bid for the Crewe & Nantwich seat in June’s General Election.

Mr Timpson will be looking to secure his third election victory in the constituency.

April 28, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Edward Timpson faces fight over Crewe & Nantwich seat on June 8 election

Edward Timpson faces fight over Crewe & Nantwich seat on June 8 election

Edward Timpson is facing a battle to retain his Crewe & Nantwich seat at the snap General Election called by Theresa May.

But a spokesman for the MP said today he is “relishing the challenge” and supports the Prime Minister’s decision to hold the election on June 8.

April 18, 2017 2 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

A High Court judge has thrown Muller Property a lifeline in its bid to build a controversial 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley.

The judge has quashed a decision by the Secretary of State last August which had refused Muller’s attempt to overturn Cheshire East Council’s original rejection of the development’s first phase.