Politics

Cheshire East Cabinet member vows “action” over Stapeley oak tree felling

Cheshire East Cabinet member vows “action” over Stapeley oak tree felling

A Cheshire East Cabinet councillor has vowed “very serious action” after trees blocking a proposed controversial “Nantwich South” access road were hacked down. Cllr David Brown said they are looking at whether the council’s environmental conditions have been breached.

April 8, 2013 10 comments Environment, Latest, Politics, Stapeley
Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Planners say developer Muller Property’s first phase of a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village should be refused. Muller’s initial application is for 189 homes and access road into the site between Peter Destapleigh Way, Broad Lane and London Road.

Nantwichnews reveals Cheshire East Council payouts to pothole victims

Nantwichnews reveals Cheshire East Council payouts to pothole victims

Exclusive Compensation paid out by Cheshire East Council for pothole-damaged vehicles has almost trebled in 12 months, Nantwichnews can reveal. They paid out a staggering £32,000 to drivers in 2012 as claims lodged more than doubled compared to 2011.

Connect 2 Crewe-Nantwich “Greenway” to be unveiled this week

Connect 2 Crewe-Nantwich “Greenway” to be unveiled this week

The Connect 2 Crewe-Nantwich Greenway will be officially unveiled to the public this week. Councillors, campaign groups, community leaders and the public will attend the opening alongside the A530, near Alvaston Hall.

New 31-homes plan in pipeline near Brine Leas School, Nantwich

New 31-homes plan in pipeline near Brine Leas School, Nantwich

A developer wants to build 31 new homes on land off Audlem Road at the back of Brine Leas School in Nantwich. Initial proposals have been sent to Nantwich Town Council to ask for their views on the plans.

Nantwich primary schools to get help from £10 million Cheshire East pot

Nantwich primary schools to get help from £10 million Cheshire East pot

Rundown primary school buildings in Nantwich have been given a cash boost under new Government funding. Cheshire East Council is receiving more than £10 million to improve school buildings and create new school places.

March 5, 2013 0 comments Latest, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich residents get two-year Council Tax freeze, says Cheshire East

Nantwich residents get two-year Council Tax freeze, says Cheshire East

Cheshire East is to freeze Council Tax rates for Nantwich residents for the next two years. And more than a quarter of council management posts are to be cut to save £5 million.

Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors are calling for the village to be switched into the Nantwich Local Area Partnership from Crewe. They say the village has a stronger connection to Nantwich, says Willaston Parish Council.

Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Crewe and Nantwich residents can have their say on the planned high-speed HS2 rail link for South Cheshire. The Government announced its preferred route last month, which includes a high-speed service from Crewe to London in 58 minutes.

February 20, 2013 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council finance chief Lisa Quinn quits post

Cheshire East Council finance chief Lisa Quinn quits post

Cheshire East Council’s head of finance Lisa Quinn has quit, it emerged today. Ms Quinn (left in picture), director of finance and business services, left her job by mutual agreement on Friday,  a Cheshire East statement has revealed.

February 18, 2013 2 comments Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Cheshire East seeks funding help for Nantwich CCTV cameras

Cheshire East seeks funding help for Nantwich CCTV cameras

The future of Nantwich’s CCTV service could be in doubt unless the town council contributes. Nantwich Town councillors have been told by Cheshire East Council they may have to pay up to £26,000 if they want a full service to remain in place.

February 12, 2013 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Nantwich residents face 2% rise in police council tax bill

Nantwich residents face 2% rise in police council tax bill

Nantwich homeowners face a near 2% hike in the police element of council tax to help fund 21 new officers. Cheshire’s new Police & Crime Commissioner John Dwyer (Pictured) is set to turn down the Government’s council tax freeze grant of 1%.

February 5, 2013 1 comment Crime, Latest, Politics, Village News
MP Edward Timpson visits Nantwich school for time capsule event

MP Edward Timpson visits Nantwich school for time capsule event

Youngsters at a Nantwich primary school will welcome their local MP to help leave a mark in history. Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson will also be at Millfields Primary and Nursery to celebrate the school’s latest Ofsted report.

January 30, 2013 0 comments Latest, Politics, Schools & Colleges