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Ofsted finds ‘serious weaknesses’ in Cheshire East SEND services

Ofsted finds ‘serious weaknesses’ in Cheshire East SEND services

By Stephen Topping
Ofsted inspectors have criticised Cheshire East Council for “serious weaknesses” in its services for youngsters with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

Now the authority has to provide a ‘Written Statement’ to Ofsted to outline how it intends to improve.

May 14, 2018 6 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Hundreds of rail travellers in Nantwich and Crewe have been left stranded after Arriva Trains Wales pulled services because they “ran out of trains”.

It’s believed rail chiefs have been told that a number of trains were potentially ‘damaged’ by running over a faulty set of points in Wales overnight.

February 28, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe and Nantwich residents face Council Tax hike of 5.99%

Crewe and Nantwich residents face Council Tax hike of 5.99%

Council Tax is set to rise by 5.99% this April – a higher increase than was proposed by Cheshire East Council just three months ago.

The authority’s Cabinet approved the move yesterday, claiming it is needed to “protect frontline services”.

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening bus services running in Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Congleton are being retained.

All subsidised evening services in Cheshire East were due to be axed in a bid to save £1.5 million in costs.

February 7, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics, Village News
Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services in Crewe and Nantwich look set to be scrapped by Cheshire East Council after it reviewed its plans following consultation.

But Saturday services will be maintained as the authority prepares to press ahead with cuts to its subsidised bus services.

October 24, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

A radical plan to axe all subsidised evening and Sunday bus services, is being considered by Cheshire East Council.

The proposal, which will now go out for a 10-week consultation, is designed to save the authority more than £1.5 million.

Rail delays after person hit by train at Wrenbury

Rail delays after person hit by train at Wrenbury

Rail services were delayed today after a person was hit by a train at Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

Services between Shrewsbury and Manchester were disrupted until this afternoon after the incident earlier today.

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators like D&G have stepped in to maintain services after GHA Coaches went in to administration.

Public services across South Cheshire were thrown into chaos after the company announced it was ceasing all operations on July 13.

GHA Coaches closure leaves Nantwich and village bus services in chaos

GHA Coaches closure leaves Nantwich and village bus services in chaos

Public and school transport services in South Cheshire were hit after GHA Coaches ceased trading.

The firm announced it had gone into administration last night (July 13) throwing many services into doubt.

Week-long rail service disruption hits hundreds of Nantwich passengers

Week-long rail service disruption hits hundreds of Nantwich passengers

Rail passengers in Nantwich have been left high and dry for a week with all services between Crewe and Shrewsbury cancelled for engineering work.

Services stopped on Saturday (November 28) and will not be back on until Monday December 7.

December 1, 2015 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Wulvern Housing to close Nantwich payments office

Wulvern Housing to close Nantwich payments office

Housing provider Wulvern is to close its office in Nantwich because of a drop in numbers using it.

The organisation has announced it is to close two town centre offices, one in Crewe and the one in Nantwich, from July 24.

June 23, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News