Post Tagged with: "highways"

Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen blew through South Cheshire overnight, causing trees to fall and roads to flood.

But Nantwich and surrounding areas escaped lightly with little structural damage, says Cheshire East Council.

September 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Incident, News, Village News
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
Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff were left red-faced after painting bright yellow ‘school’ warning signs outside a village school near Nantwich which closed 10 years ago!

The clanger was made outside the old Buerton Primary School on Woore Road near Audlem.

Wistaston mooning gnomes are celebrities despite council threat

Wistaston mooning gnomes are celebrities despite council threat

Defiant pensioner Laurence Perry’s mooning gnomes are still enjoying the limelight in Wistaston – despite threats from highways chiefs to have them removed.

Laurence has moved one of the gnomes a few feet from the roadside at Westfield Drive/Park Drive junction into the flower border.

Drivers face Middlewich Road 8-week closure chaos

Drivers face Middlewich Road 8-week closure chaos

Motorists could face traffic nightmares for up to eight-weeks as the A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich is closed due to flood damage.

The busy route was badly damaged when a burst water main flooded the area with the junction at Colleys Lane.

July 21, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Footpath project connecting Stapeley estates completed

Footpath project connecting Stapeley estates completed

A community project to resurface a footpath connecting two Nantwich estates has been completed after confusion over its ownership.

The work was carried out by Cheshire East Council’s highways service after residents reported poor condition of the path between Clonners Field and Cronkinson Oak on the Stapeley estate.

April 20, 2016 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Drivers demand action after van crash on flooded Willaston road

Drivers demand action after van crash on flooded Willaston road

Drivers in Willaston are calling for more to be done to resolve a flooded junction after a van crash.

The driver of this van (pictured) had a lucky escape when his vehicle went out of control at the flood-hit junction of Eastern Road and Rope Hall Lane.

February 17, 2016 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Willaston & Rope
Council issues flooding alert in South Cheshire as roads are closed

Council issues flooding alert in South Cheshire as roads are closed

Residents and drivers across Cheshire East are being warned to be aware of potential flooding problems this week.

Cheshire East Council highways teams have to close three roads due to floods today (January 4), including Windmill Lane in Buerton near Nantwich, and Maw Lane and Gresty Lane in Crewe.

BT prosecuted in court for endangering Nantwich residents

BT prosecuted in court for endangering Nantwich residents

Telecoms giant BT has been prosecuted for endangering Nantwich residents during highways works, it has emerged.

The company was taken to court by Cheshire East Council following works on signal-controlled junction on High Street, Nantwich.

December 15, 2015 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
South Crofts residents meet highways chiefs to resolve parking hell

South Crofts residents meet highways chiefs to resolve parking hell

Residents on a narrow Nantwich street fed-up with cars driving and parking illegally on footpaths, are to meet with highways bosses.

Families on South Crofts have flooded Cheshire East with complaints, saying shoppers are parking there and forcing other motorists to drive on pavements.

September 24, 2015 9 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Marsh Lane in Nantwich to close for  bridge repairs

Marsh Lane in Nantwich to close for bridge repairs

Busy Marsh Lane in Nantwich is to close for a week for a damaged bridge to be repaired.

The lane will be shut by Cheshire East Council either side of Ravensmoor Bridge between August 10 and 14.

July 24, 2015 0 comments Environment, News
Highways bosses “sorry” over Nantwich roadworks traffic chaos

Highways bosses “sorry” over Nantwich roadworks traffic chaos

Highways chiefs said “sorry” to hundreds of drivers who were caught up in the traffic problems plaguing Nantwich this week.

Traffic flows in the town are expected to return to normal after a series of emergencies caused delays, Cheshire East Council said.

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Villagers and councillors in Willaston have welcomed re-surfacing plans on two key roads.

Wistaston Road and Wybunbury Road, two main routes through the village, will undergo work to repair potholes and uneven surfaces.