Post Tagged with: "pothole"

Government pledges more pothole cash for Crewe and Nantwich’s crumbling roads

Government pledges more pothole cash for Crewe and Nantwich’s crumbling roads

The Government will pay more than £1 million towards repairing Crewe and Nantwich’s pothole-plagued highways, it has emerged.

Cheshire East Council will receive the extra funds from the national Pothole Action Fund to tackle the borough’s potholes and road defects.

March 28, 2018 8 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
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
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
Busy Park Road in Nantwich faces five-day closure

Busy Park Road in Nantwich faces five-day closure

Pothole-ridden Park Road in Nantwich is to close for almost a week for major resurfacing work.

The A530 road to Whitchurch will be closed from the junction with Wellington Road to the junction with Shrewbridge Road.

April 26, 2016 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East gets £10.4 million to tackle pothole problem

Cheshire East gets £10.4 million to tackle pothole problem

More than £10 million of extra funding will help tackle pothole-ridden roads across Nantwich and Crewe.

Cheshire East Council has received it as part of a £54.5 million Government allocation to improve roads over the next six years to 2020/21.

December 30, 2014 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
Pothole complaints drop 90%, claim Cheshire East Council bosses

Pothole complaints drop 90%, claim Cheshire East Council bosses

Council chiefs claim they are winning the fight against pothole plagued roads across Nantwich and Crewe. Cheshire East Council say they have reduced the number of reported potholes by 90% in a year.

November 27, 2013 2 comments Environment, Latest, Politics
Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Residents in Wistaston are warning motorists about a large and dangerous pothole on a busy route through the village. These pictures show how the long gaping hole is affecting vehicles along Broughton Lane, towards Church Lane and Joey the Swan.

February 18, 2013 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Wistaston
More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

This 10cm-deep pothole in the Nantwich area has sparked a health warning to drivers by reader Andy Oakes. And it seems the hole, on Den Lane between Wrinehill and Blakenhall, could have gone unrepaired for nearly four years.

January 12, 2013 3 comments Acton, Environment, Latest, Politics, Wybunbury