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95% of pothole compensation claims rejected, says Cheshire East Council

95% of pothole compensation claims rejected, says Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East Council road chiefs say there has been a “sharp decline” in compensation claims for pothole damage – and that 95% of claims are rejected.

They also believe the decline is due to the authority’s “co-ordinated and robust evidence-based approach to prevention, as well as repairs”.

Nantwich driver blasts Cheshire East Council after 4ft pothole claim is refused

Nantwich driver blasts Cheshire East Council after 4ft pothole claim is refused

A Nantwich driver whose car was badly damaged by this massive 4ft-long pothole, said he was refused compensation because Cheshire East Council told him the road was fine!

Kevin Tew’s car suffered nearly £150 damage when it plunged into this 5in deep, 18in wide “bunker” on a bend on Main Road in Weston.

March 7, 2018 9 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
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94% gain first choice secondary school places in Cheshire East

More than 94% of applicants have secured first choice secondary school places in Cheshire East, the authority has said.

It’s a rise of 0.5% on last year’s figure and nearly 11% better than the 2017 national average of 83.5%.

“Mumsnet” for the middle-aged launches for Cheshire East residents

“Mumsnet” for the middle-aged launches for Cheshire East residents

A “Mumsnet for the middle-aged” website has launched aimed at Cheshire East residents.

And the founder of ‘Age Space’, an online hub offering advice and information for anyone caring for older relatives, is seeking support from groups and businesses across Crewe and Nantwich.

February 28, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Mayor of Cheshire East charity dance set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Mayor of Cheshire East charity dance set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Mayor of Cheshire East Arthur Moran will hold the annual charity dance at Nantwich Civic Hall later this month.

Cllr Moran, who represents Nantwich North and West and is also a town councillor, has chosen ovarian cancer and protate cancer charities to benefit from the dance.

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Green waste collections to stop for two months, says Cheshire East Council

Green waste collections to stop for two months, says Cheshire East Council

Residents in Crewe and Nantwich will not have green waste bin collections for more than two months.

The cost-cutting move by Cheshire East Council will impact households across the borough between December 3 and February 11.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Wistaston’s mooning gnomes removed by Cheshire East highways

Cheeky mooning gnomes who have been entertaining Wistaston folk for two months have finally been removed by party-pooper highway chiefs.

Pensioner Laurence Perry’s two bare-bottomed garden characters hit the headlines when they caused a village rumpus back in July.

September 8, 2017 6 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Air quality data in Nantwich and other towns was “deliberately manipulated” by Cheshire East Council for three years, a damning report concludes.

Cheshire East Council, which monitors nitrogen dioxide levels at around 100 sites, has been criticised over data inaccuracies submitted to Defra.

Malbank School students show kitchen skills in Ready Steady Cook contest

Malbank School students show kitchen skills in Ready Steady Cook contest

Students at Malbank School and Sixth Form College in Nantwich showed off their culinary skills when they hosted a Ready, Steady, Cook fun food event.

The group worked with the school’s caterers Chartwells, who are part of the Compass Group and who have won a number of school catering contracts in Cheshire East.

Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Gardening fans across the UK have launched a campaign to save Wistaston’s mooning gnomes after the village rumpus hit national headlines.

Thousands of readers have clamoured for a Cheshire East Council climb-down after it demanded gardener Laurence Perry remove his two gnomes baring their bottoms

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

Village gardener’s cheeky gnomes cause rumpus in Wistaston

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Green-fingered Laurence Perry’s cheeky garden gnomes have sparked a rumpus in Wistaston – and a council letter threatening action!

Laurence, who has helped transform derelict council land in the village for the last four years, added the gnomes baring their bottoms as part of colourful displays on grass verges.