Politics

Nantwich firms urged to back superfast broadband campaign

Nantwich firms urged to back superfast broadband campaign

Nantwich businesses and communities are being urged to join a growing campaign to secure superfast broadband by 2015. Council chiefs believe the faster service will boost the area’s economy by £1.3billion and create 11,000 jobs over next 15 years.

August 8, 2012 2 comments Business, Latest, Politics
MP Timpson and councillors back petition against “Nantwich South” plans

MP Timpson and councillors back petition against “Nantwich South” plans

Dozens of campaigners gathered with local councillors and MP Edward Timpson to launch a petition against a massive Nantwich housing development. Hundreds of residents have already objected to Muller Property Group’s bid to build a 1,000-home “Nantwich South” site in Stapeley.

Campaigners to launch petition against Muller’s “Nantwich South” plans

Campaigners to launch petition against Muller’s “Nantwich South” plans

Campaigners fighting plans for a 1,000-home “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley are to launch a petition against the proposal. Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson and local councillors Andrew Martin and Peter Groves are expected to attend the launch of the petition tomorrow (July 14).

Willaston Green Gap Action Team launch Government e-petition

Willaston Green Gap Action Team launch Government e-petition

Residents are being urged to sign an e-petition to “Save The Green Gap” around Nantwich and surrounding villages. Willaston Green Gap Action Team has launched the e-petition on the Government’s website.

July 4, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, Politics
Councillors agree free dial-a-ride for Nantwich bus pass holders

Councillors agree free dial-a-ride for Nantwich bus pass holders

Councillors have voted for free flexible transport for concessionary bus pass holders in Nantwich, Crewe and surrounding villages. Cheshire East Council Cabinet’s decision means concessionary bus pass holders can access dial-a-ride services across the borough.

July 4, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, Politics
Nantwich-born prison governor to stand for local Labour party

Nantwich-born prison governor to stand for local Labour party

Prison governor Gary Poole is bidding to become Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Crewe & Nantwich. Mr Poole, born in Nantwich, also lived in Crewe’s West End when he worked at the CWS Tea & Coffee Centre on Weston Road.

July 3, 2012 3 comments Latest, Politics
Crewe & Nantwich Scouts speak out at House of Commons

Crewe & Nantwich Scouts speak out at House of Commons

Crewe and Nantwich Scouts joined their MP Edward Timpson for the prestigious annual Speaker’s reception. They were among 150 young people in Scouting and volunteer Scout leaders from across the UK to meet with MPs at the House of Commons event.

July 2, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Nantwich MP Timpson seeks diabetes talks with NHS leaders

Nantwich MP Timpson seeks diabetes talks with NHS leaders

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson is seeking talks with Cheshire NHS leaders in a bid to boost diabetes healthcare. Mr Timpson has backed calla by Diabetes UK for a national plan to improve the care of people with diabetes.

June 21, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, Politics
Crewe & Nantwich MP Timpson backs RNIB’s SOS campaign

Crewe & Nantwich MP Timpson backs RNIB’s SOS campaign

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson helped to launch a new eye health campaign when he welcomed the RNIB to Parliament. The Royal National Institute of Blind People’s campaign Save our Sight (SOS) aims to highlight how 50% of sight loss is avoidable.

June 19, 2012 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones is new Cheshire East leader

Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones is new Cheshire East leader

Bunbury Councillor Michael Jones is the new Leader of Cheshire East Council, despite a late challenge by Nantwich Independent Cllr Arthur Moran. Cllr Jones, also leader of the Conservative group, won an election after receiving 48 of the 73 votes cast.

May 17, 2012 1 comment Latest, News, Politics