Politics

Cheshire East Council “rubbished” over litter and dog fouling fines

Cheshire East Council “rubbished” over litter and dog fouling fines

New figures show Cheshire East Council wardens dished out just 25 fines for littering across the whole borough in 2013-14. And there were just NINE fixed penalty notices for dog fouling in the region for the same period.

Councillors’ school and highways fears over Nantwich homes plan

Councillors’ school and highways fears over Nantwich homes plan

Councillors are calling on school and highways improvements amid plans to build 268 new houses on farmland in Nantwich. Detailed plans for the site off Queen’s Drive have been submitted after Gladman Homes gained outline planning approval, despite local objections.

May 14, 2014 0 comments Acton, Environment, Latest, Politics
Chancellor George Osborne hails Nantwich college’s food effort

Chancellor George Osborne hails Nantwich college’s food effort

Chancellor George Osborne gave Nantwich’s Reaseheath College a big pat on the back – after visiting its dairy parlour. Mr Osborne praised Reaseheath for its efforts to help food producers meet the challenge of world population growth and climate change.

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson hails latest crime figures for Cheshire

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson hails latest crime figures for Cheshire

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has welcomed new figures which show crime has fallen in Cheshire over the last 12 months. Latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that since 2010, recorded crime in Cheshire has fallen by 16%.

April 29, 2014 0 comments Crime, Latest, Politics
Crewe and Nantwich transport strategy results to be unveiled

Crewe and Nantwich transport strategy results to be unveiled

The results of an extensive transport survey across Crewe and Nantwich are set to be unveiled. The Local Forum on Transport Strategy for Cheshire will be held tomorrow (April 23).

Latest Cheshire East housing supply ruling “big blow”, says Nantwich campaigner

Latest Cheshire East housing supply ruling “big blow”, says Nantwich campaigner

A campaigner fighting  housing developments in Nantwich fears the latest ruling by a planning inspector on Cheshire East’s 5-year supply is a “huge blow”. Pat Cullen, who heads the Protect Stapeley group, says residents have been “let down”.

April 14, 2014 2 comments Environment, Latest, Politics, Stapeley
170-homes plan in Willaston to be “refused” by planners

170-homes plan in Willaston to be “refused” by planners

Planners are recommending a bid to build 170 homes on land in Willaston, Nantwich, is rejected. But Cheshire East Council has been criticised for a delay in making the decision on the plans which are set to go to appeal.

Cheshire East to review green bin suspension plans in 2014-15

Cheshire East to review green bin suspension plans in 2014-15

Council chiefs have pledged to review the suspension of green waste collection services in Cheshire East in 2014-15. It comes as families across Nantwich have been able to put their green bins out for the first time in four months.

March 20, 2014 1 comment Environment, Latest, Politics
Crewe and Nantwich politicians back new HS2 Cheshire link plan

Crewe and Nantwich politicians back new HS2 Cheshire link plan

Leading Crewe and Nantwich politicians have welcomed a plan to extend the HS2 line to South Cheshire earlier than first thought. David Higgins, Chairman of HS2 Ltd, has announced that Phase Two of the £50 billion high speed rail link should be “accelerated”.

March 17, 2014 1 comment Business, Environment, Latest, Politics
Councillor says Nantwich people “let down” over Kingsley Fields plan

Councillor says Nantwich people “let down” over Kingsley Fields plan

A Nantwich councillor admits people in the town have been “let down” after plans for the massive 1,100-home Kingsley Fields development were approved. Cllr Jon Hopkins (pictured) was among several councillors to speak out over the impact the development could have on Nantwich.

Nantwich primary schools earn Olympic legacy cash boost

Nantwich primary schools earn Olympic legacy cash boost

Primary schools across Nantwich and Crewe are to share £1.7 million of funding  to boost sports provision. The money is part of a £150 million a year commitment by the Government under the Primary PE and Sport Premium, until 2020.

Stapeley councillors defend ditching barrister at Muller Homes inquiry

Stapeley councillors defend ditching barrister at Muller Homes inquiry

Parish councillors in Nantwich defended their decision  to ditch a £20,000 barrister to fight Muller Homes at a public inquiry. Stapeley Parish Council had earmarked local taxpayers’ money to pay for experienced legal counsel at the four-day hearing.

March 7, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Stapeley
Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy voted through by full council

Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy voted through by full council

Cheshire East councillors have voted through the final version of a new Local Plan Strategy which is to be sent to Government for endorsement. The Plan proposes a number of policies which impact on Nantwich and surrounding areas over the next 15 to 20 years.