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Nantwich property agents Martin&Co achieve record high lettings

Nantwich property agents Martin&Co achieve record high lettings

Nantwich property firm Martin&Co has achieved record figures for lettings at its Nantwich office.

The company, on Hospital Street, saw a 25% increase in lettings between May and August.

October 2, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Council leaders welcome Crewe HS2 hub station public consultation

Council leaders welcome Crewe HS2 hub station public consultation

Cheshire East Council leaders have welcomed a Government announcement for a public consultation on plans to build a HS2 Hub station in South Cheshire.

The consultation was unveiled today (July 17) by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling who confirmed Britain’s high speed rail lines to the North West, East Midlands and Yorkshire.

HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Wildlife Trust fears the five-mile section of HS2 will destroy vital areas of natural habitat.

They believe the high speed link just south of Crewe will destroy 69 ponds, 14 miles of hedgerows, and 27 acres of native woodland, including ancient woods.

June 26, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich law firm Beswicks wins legal battle in HS2 land case

Nantwich law firm Beswicks wins legal battle in HS2 land case

A Nantwich law firm is celebrating victory in a complex legal battle over land required for high speed rail.

Beswicks Legal, together with Hinson Parry and Company Chartered Surveyors in Stone, won the first Lands Tribunal case against HS2 and the Secretary of State for Transport.

May 1, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Council leaders in Cheshire East have welcomed a Government report which revealed more details about Phase Two of high-speed rail project HS2.

The report from the Secretary of State confirms the intended route known as 2b through Cheshire East and on to Manchester Airport and Manchester.

November 15, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

A new school looks set to be built as part of the new 1,100-homes Kingsley development in Nantwich, a report shows.

But highways improvements in the town won’t be carried out until hundreds of homes have already been built, according to the Section 106 agreement seen by Nantwichnews.

Cheshire business leaders welcome HS2 hub station for Crewe

Cheshire business leaders welcome HS2 hub station for Crewe

By Kirsty Rollings
South Cheshire business bosses have welcomed today’s Government announcement that Crewe will have an HS2 rail link and hub station open in the next 12 years.

The decision could create quarter of a trillion pound growth in the area’s economy, according to Cheshire East Council Leader Cllr Michael Jones.

November 30, 2015 12 comments Business, Business
HS2 Superhub station set for Crewe six years early, Government confirms

HS2 Superhub station set for Crewe six years early, Government confirms

The Government has today announced it will build the HS2 high-speed rail via Crewe – and will invest £5 billion to complete the project six years early.

Chancellor George Osborne made the landmark statement confirming the finalised route the HS2 project will take.

November 30, 2015 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Government’s early HS2 plan for South Cheshire welcomed

Government’s early HS2 plan for South Cheshire welcomed

Council bosses have welcomed the Government’s bid to build and open the HS2 rail line to South Cheshire sooner than planned.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has called for the HS2 to Crewe to be ‘fast-tracked’.

June 2, 2015 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
HS2 railway conference staged in South Cheshire as Chancellor visits Crewe

HS2 railway conference staged in South Cheshire as Chancellor visits Crewe

Key players from the region’s railway industry are meeting in South Cheshire to outline the benefits of the proposed HS2 North West hub station at Crewe.

And it comes on the same day Chancellor George Osborne visited Bentley in Crewe to further outline the impact of his Autumn statement on the economy.

December 4, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
MP Edward Timpson backs HS2 hub station decision for Crewe

MP Edward Timpson backs HS2 hub station decision for Crewe

Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson believes the decision to site HS2 hub station in Crewe is “fantastic”.

Conservative MP Mr Timpson says he has been pestering Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin to make Crewe’s case, and to speed the project up.

October 28, 2014 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
Crewe chosen for HS2 hub station over Stoke-on-Trent

Crewe chosen for HS2 hub station over Stoke-on-Trent

Crewe is to be the site for a northern hub station for HS2, a report has finally decided.

HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins has favoured South Cheshire for the station and HS2 link north of Birmingham to the North West over Stoke-on-Trent.

October 26, 2014 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
Crewe winning HS2 station bid as Rail College goes to Birmingham

Crewe winning HS2 station bid as Rail College goes to Birmingham

Crewe looks to be winning the race to secure a second phase of the HS2 rail line, despite a specialist college linked to the project going to Birmingham.

Reports suggest chairman of HS2 Sir David Higgins is set to announce that the second phase linking to the North West should run through South Cheshire rather than Stoke-on-Trent.

October 5, 2014 0 comments Business, Business