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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
Willaston School to stage public meeting over housing plans

Willaston School to stage public meeting over housing plans

Campaigners in Willaston are urging residents to attend a public meeting to discuss controversial housing applications.

The meeting will be at Willaston Primary School on Monday February 9, starting at 7pm.

February 6, 2015 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
New bid to build 120 homes in Willaston angers councillor

New bid to build 120 homes in Willaston angers councillor

A councillor has blasted yet another planning application to build new homes on green fields in Willaston, Nantwich.

Wainhomes has submitted a proposal for a 120-home development on a site off Cheerbrook Road.

January 22, 2015 3 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Campaigners win fight to stop 880 homes at Gresty Oaks, Shavington

Campaigners win fight to stop 880 homes at Gresty Oaks, Shavington

Residents and councillors in Shavington have won their fight to stop a 880-house development at Gresty Oaks.

Developers Himor Group had appealed to the Secretary of State after Cheshire East Council originally threw out the plan for the massive development bordering the A500, Gresty Road and Rope Lane.

January 21, 2015 5 comments Shavington, Village News, Willaston & Rope
Cheshire East Leader Michael Jones hits back over calls to quit in Twitter row

Cheshire East Leader Michael Jones hits back over calls to quit in Twitter row

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones has hit back at suggestions he should resign after it emerged council staff were used to write personal tweets attacking his political opponents.

January 6, 2015 7 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
£30k pay rise for Cheshire East director in charge of Local Plan

£30k pay rise for Cheshire East director in charge of Local Plan

A Cheshire East Council director whose department presided over the much-criticised effort to deliver the Local Plan, is set to be promoted with a £30,000 pay rise.

Caroline Simpson (pictured) is set to move from “director of economic growth and prosperity” to “executive director of economic growth and prosperity”, according to a report.

December 17, 2014 1 comment News, Politics
Councillors blast Cheshire East over four-fold rise in housing appeal losses

Councillors blast Cheshire East over four-fold rise in housing appeal losses

Opposition councillors have blasted Conservative-led Cheshire East Council over the growing number of housing appeal losses.

New figures show Cheshire East has lost a staggering 29 appeals in 2014 alone – four times the number they lost in 2012.

December 3, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Willaston councillor “calls in” application to build five homes

Willaston councillor “calls in” application to build five homes

A Willaston councillor has “called in” an application to build five detached houses in the village, branding it “contentious”.

Cllr Brian Silvester said he was “amazed” that a planning officer at Cheshire East Council was going to decide on the plan for the detached houses on land off Cheerbrook Road.

November 23, 2014 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Cheshire East councillor steps aside as ‘flawed’ Local Plan costs top £3.7 million

Cheshire East councillor steps aside as ‘flawed’ Local Plan costs top £3.7 million

Furious opposition councillors have called for Cheshire East Council heads to roll after figures revealed £3.7 million has been spent on the authority’s flawed Local Plan.

And the first casualty was unveiled today, as Cllr David Brown who has overseen the Plan since 2010 announced he is stepping aside.

November 19, 2014 5 comments Environment, News, Politics
Six-month delay to Cheshire East Local Plan after planning inspector’s criticism

Six-month delay to Cheshire East Local Plan after planning inspector’s criticism

A damning report by a Planning Inspector has told Cheshire East Council its long-awaited Local Plan is still not good enough to be adopted.

The blow, described as “regrettable” by council chiefs, was delivered by an inspector giving his “interim views” on the Plan’s soundness and legal compliance.

November 12, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Village News
Residents’ joy as slurry lagoon plans for village near Nantwich are ditched

Residents’ joy as slurry lagoon plans for village near Nantwich are ditched

Councillors and villagers near Nantwich are celebrating after controversial plans for a huge slurry lagoon near homes and a school were withdrawn.

The massive lagoon was planned for land off Eastern Road between Shavington and Willaston, close to Shavington High School.

November 4, 2014 1 comment News, Shavington, Village News, Willaston & Rope
Councillors angry after Willaston pub demolition plan passed

Councillors angry after Willaston pub demolition plan passed

A councillor is furious that plans to demolish a historic Nantwich village pub were pushed through, despite a council conservation officer’s recommendation to save it.

The owners of The Horse Shoe Inn, on Newcastle Road, Willaston have applied to knock the closed pub down to make way for potential housing on the site.

October 28, 2014 1 comment Village News, Willaston & Rope
Willaston developers believe 250 homes plan will “benefit” community

Willaston developers believe 250 homes plan will “benefit” community

Developers behind the latest plan to build 250 homes on land between Willaston and Nantwich say it will “benefit” the community.

They spoke out after strong reaction to a Stretton Ltd bid to develop a 28-acre plot of agricultural land between the A51 bypass, the railway line and Park Road in Willaston.

October 2, 2014 1 comment Village News, Willaston & Rope