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Council-run respite care homes in South Cheshire earn 12-month reprieve

Council-run respite care homes in South Cheshire earn 12-month reprieve

Council-run respite care homes serving Nantwich residents have been given a 12-month reprieve.

The future of Lincoln House in Crewe looked in doubt as Cheshire East Council looks to the independent sector to provide future care.

December 10, 2014 0 comments Health, 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
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
Cheshire East Council bosses defend £3.7million Local Plan spending

Cheshire East Council bosses defend £3.7million Local Plan spending

Cheshire East Council bosses have defended the £3.7 million spent on the Local Plan which has taken more than five years to put together.

Critics have attacked the authority for spending the amount after a planning inspector criticised the Plan for not addressing housing supply needs.

November 25, 2014 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
War memorial at Bunbury church given £2,400 boost

War memorial at Bunbury church given £2,400 boost

A war memorial in a village near Nantwich has been handed a £2,400 boost to undergo much-needed renovation.

The money will help repair and refurbish the church gateway of St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

November 20, 2014 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
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
Protect Stapeley campaigner blasts council over Local Plan problems

Protect Stapeley campaigner blasts council over Local Plan problems

A campaigner fighting to keep developers away from Stapeley and Nantwich says Cheshire East’s Local Plan delay will “inevitably lead” to more unsuitable developments.

Pat Cullen, who runs Protect Stapeley, has blasted council staff for failing after five years to get the Local Plan adopted.

November 18, 2014 1 comment Environment, News, Politics, Stapeley
New site targets illegal traveller camps in Cheshire East

New site targets illegal traveller camps in Cheshire East

Council chiefs hope to open a new site to stop illegal traveller camps setting up in Nantwich and other areas.

More than 75 illegal camps have been reported across Cheshire East this year, with one recently on Barony Park in Nantwich.

November 17, 2014 0 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
Wistaston families urged to attend A534 safety consultation day

Wistaston families urged to attend A534 safety consultation day

Councillors in Wistaston are to stage a consultation event for families to air their views on improving the A534 road.

It comes as council highways bosses complete a route management and safety review of the busy Crewe/Nantwich road through the village.

November 8, 2014 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
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
Crime Commissioner “disappointed” at Cheshire East missing child sexual exploitation “summit”

Crime Commissioner “disappointed” at Cheshire East missing child sexual exploitation “summit”

Cheshire’s Police Crime Commissioner has taken a swipe at Cheshire East Council’s leader for missing a key “summit” on tackling child sexual exploitation.

Crime Commissioner John Dwyer said it was “disappointing” that Cllr Michael Jones had not attended the meeting.

October 9, 2014 0 comments Crime, 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