Post Tagged with: "highways"

Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Highways chiefs in Cheshire East have almost doubled the number of pothole repair teams in a bid to tackle the rapid rise in road defects.

Drivers are faced with hundreds of potholes on many journeys around Crewe and Nantwich, with major roads also badly affected.

February 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich residents voice anger over potholes plaguing roads

Nantwich residents voice anger over potholes plaguing roads

Angry residents have called on action from Cheshire East highways to fix the growing tide of potholes plaguing the streets of Nantwich.

Highways bosses claim the weather conditions have caused the “increase in the number of potholes” this winter.

January 23, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

EXCLUSIVE
Cheeky mooning gnomes in Wistaston who made international headlines, have made a Christmas comeback!

This family of friendly characters have taken up residence outside gnome fan Laurence Perry’s home on Westfield Drive.

December 16, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Stapeley councillors are calling for action at two busy road junctions in Nantwich after a series of accidents in recent weeks.

There have been a number of incidents at the traffic lights junctions of Newcastle Road/Elwood Way and further along where Elwood Way meets A51 London Road and Peter de Stapleigh Way.

November 7, 2017 1 comment Environment, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
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