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Bentley Motors union members in Crewe back strike action over pension change plan

Bentley Motors union members in Crewe back strike action over pension change plan

Workers at Bentley Motors in Crewe have backed industrial action over plans to close their defined pension scheme, union bosses have said.

Unite union members at the luxury car maker’s South Cheshire headquarters took part in a consultative ballot with a 98% result in favour of strike action.

April 10, 2018 2 comments Business, Business
South Cheshire rail users to suffer Virgin Trains drivers strike

South Cheshire rail users to suffer Virgin Trains drivers strike

Crewe and Nantwich rail users could be hit by further transport problems as Virgin Trains West Coast staff announce strike action in December and January.

The action comes after RMT Union members voted by 9 to 1 in favour of striking in a dispute over pay.

November 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
More Arriva bus driver strikes to hit Crewe and Nantwich passengers

More Arriva bus driver strikes to hit Crewe and Nantwich passengers

Bus users in Crewe and Nantwich face another NINE days of disruption in December as Arriva drivers and engineers increase their industrial action.

Unite and GMB unions have announced 24-hour strike action in December on the 4th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd.

November 18, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich bus users face more travel problems amid Arriva strike days

Nantwich bus users face more travel problems amid Arriva strike days

Hundreds of bus users in Nantwich and Crewe face five more days of travel problems as Arriva drivers continue strike action.

The next day of industrial action takes place on Monday (November 6), with no Arriva bus services across South Cheshire, warns Arriva North West.

November 4, 2017 1 comment News
Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Hundreds of bus passengers across Crewe and Nantwich have been hit by the first of three planned industrial action days by Arriva North West drivers.

All Arriva North West services running in Crewe and Nantwich were cancelled today as part of the first 24-hour strike.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
New Crewe and Nantwich MP calls for MMU to stop Crewe campus redundancies

New Crewe and Nantwich MP calls for MMU to stop Crewe campus redundancies

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP has called on Manchester Metropolitan University to halt redundancies amid plans to close the Crewe campus.

Ms Smith, from Stapeley, is a former MMU students where she studied before working as a teacher at Brine Leas.

June 20, 2017 2 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
MMU staff in South Cheshire back strike action in jobs row

MMU staff in South Cheshire back strike action in jobs row

Staff at the South Cheshire campus of Manchester Metropolitan University have backed a two-day strike action in a row over jobs.

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be on strike later this month after they overwhelmingly backed industrial action.

May 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich schools warn of closure over NUT strike action

Nantwich schools warn of closure over NUT strike action

The headteacher of a Nantwich academy has warned the school may have to shut if teachers walk out on strike.

Andrew Cliffe, head of Brine Leas School on Audlem Road, has written to parents of the 1,000+ students as strike action looms on July 5.

More than 150 patients hit by doctors strike at Leighton Hospital

More than 150 patients hit by doctors strike at Leighton Hospital

More than 150 patient operations and appointments had to be cancelled at Leighton Hospital as a result of the junior doctors strike, it has emerged.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said the industrial action forced them to re-schedule 18 non-urgent operations.

January 13, 2016 2 comments Health, News, Politics
Rail strike action to hit Nantwich Arriva Trains Wales services

Rail strike action to hit Nantwich Arriva Trains Wales services

Nantwich commuters face rail travel disruption when they return to work on Monday – with all Arriva Trains Wales services cancelled due to strike action.

A planned 24-hour strike by Arriva Trains Wales drivers, as part of a dispute over pay and conditions, looks set to go ahead.

January 2, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Unison calls off Cheshire police staff strike action

Unison calls off Cheshire police staff strike action

Police staff in Cheshire have called off planned industrial for New Year′s Eve.

The decision was taken after discussions between Cheshire Constabulary and UNISON.

December 26, 2014 0 comments Human Interest, News
Dozens of schools in Nantwich and villages hit by teachers strike

Dozens of schools in Nantwich and villages hit by teachers strike

A number of schools in and around Nantwich will be hit by the national teachers strike tomorrow (March 26). The latest list issued by Cheshire East Council shows several schools will either be closed or partially closed because staff will be involved in strike action.

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Schools across Nantwich and surrounding villages will be hit by the national teachers strike this week. Several primary schools in the town are having to close some year group classes on Thursday (June 27), while others remain open.