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Cheshire East Cabinet member quits over events company row

Cheshire East Cabinet member quits over events company row

A senior councillor on Cheshire East has resigned over his involvement with an events company which went into liquidation.

Cllr Sam Gardner has tonight (April 14) stepped down with immediate effect as portfolio holder for leisure and open spaces.

April 14, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Plans for new Puffin crossing for busy Rope Lane in Shavington

Plans for new Puffin crossing for busy Rope Lane in Shavington

A new Puffin crossing is set to be installed at a busy junction in the Rope area of Shavington.

The crossing will be installed on Rope Lane near to the junction with Bankfield Avenue.

Cheshire East Leader Councillor Michael Jones to quit

Cheshire East Leader Councillor Michael Jones to quit

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones is to resign his position amid growing pressure over the ‘physiogate’ scandal.

It’s thought Cllr Jones, councillor for Bunbury, told fellow councillors at a Tory Group meeting tonight (December 8) he is stepping down.

December 8, 2015 3 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East elections: Sarah Pochin wins Willaston and Rope seat

Cheshire East elections: Sarah Pochin wins Willaston and Rope seat

By Kirsty Rollings
Voters in Willaston and Rope Ward made a bold statement with their appointment of first time candidate Sarah Pochin.

Conservative candidate Pochin took the seat from outspoken UKIP candidate Brian Silvester in a comfortable victory in the Cheshire East Council elections.

Call for crackdown on HGV drivers breaching Willaston lorry ban

Call for crackdown on HGV drivers breaching Willaston lorry ban

Residents in Willaston are calling for action to stop trucks using the village as a rat run.

A ban on HGVs driving on the narrow roads through Willaston was introduced 12 years ago.

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East has until end of July to submit more evidence in its fight to get a Local Plan recognised.

The new deadline has been set by planning inspectors to take account of the general and local elections.

Arriva Buses reinstate Willaston weekend service after campaign

Arriva Buses reinstate Willaston weekend service after campaign

A campaign to save late evening bus services through the village of Willaston has been successful.

Villagers and councillors raised fears after Arriva Buses announced a plan to withdraw weekend evening services for the number 84 bus between Crewe and Nantwich, which serves Willaston.

April 7, 2015 1 comment Village News, Willaston & Rope
UKIP’s Brian Silvester fights for Willaston and Rope seats

UKIP’s Brian Silvester fights for Willaston and Rope seats

Willaston and Rope Councillor Brian Silvester has been selected as candidate for the ward in Cheshire East Council elections on May 7.

Cllr Silvester has also been nominated for election to Rope Parish Council, with elections on the same day.

Councillors raise traffic fears over Shavington road closure

Councillors raise traffic fears over Shavington road closure

Councillors in Shavington fear the closure of a main road in the village for 10 weeks will cause chaos in surrounding streets.

Work on the new spine road between the A500 roundabout and Gresty Bridge will mean the closure of the road in May.

Two-year Cheshire East council tax freeze for Nantwich residents

Two-year Cheshire East council tax freeze for Nantwich residents

Nantwich residents will have council tax bills frozen for at least the next two years, Cheshire East Council has agreed.

The local authority is the first in the country to announce a two-year freeze.

February 26, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Villagers celebrate as High Court throws out Willaston plan

Villagers celebrate as High Court throws out Willaston plan

Villagers fighting plans for 146 homes in Willaston are celebrating after a High Court overturned an appeal.

A judge has ruled that proposals by Richborough Estates for the homes off Moorfields should be thrown out.

Cheshire East Council chiefs claim victory in war on potholes

Cheshire East Council chiefs claim victory in war on potholes

Council chiefs claim they are winning the battle against potholes – despite criticism over the amount of compensation paid to drivers.

Cheshire East Council says reports or complaints about potholes have fallen to 2,849 in 2014/15 – down from 17,241 in 2012/13.

February 12, 2015 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
More than 200 attend Willaston meeting over housing plans

More than 200 attend Willaston meeting over housing plans

More than 200 people packed a public meeting in Willaston to discuss controversial housing applications.

Villagers aired their concerns at Willaston Primary School over applications which could see another 300 homes being built on green space.

February 10, 2015 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope