Politics

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

A Willaston councillor has been fined £45,000 after admitting fire safety breaches at a property he rented out. Cllr Brian Silvester, who represents Willaston and Rope at Cheshire East, was fined at Chester Crown Court.

October 24, 2012
Independent bids for Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner post

Independent bids for Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner post

An Independent candidate for the new Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner role, has the backing of ex MP Martin Bell. Sarah Flannery launched her campaign alongside former Tatton MP Bell this month.

October 3, 2012
MP Timpson outlines support for Crewe & Nantwich business owners

MP Timpson outlines support for Crewe & Nantwich business owners

Nantwich business owners quizzed MP Edward Timpson over Government support for local enterprise. Fifty members of the Crewe & Nantwich branch of Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) met Mr Timpson.

September 26, 2012
Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

A candidate for Cheshire’s new top policing post wants to double the number of special constables and crack anti-social yobs. Ex Crewe & Nantwich borough councillor John Dwyer also vows to form a team to tackle the county’s 100 worst drug offenders.

September 25, 2012
Nantwich Town Council to stage “town strategy” meeting for residents

Nantwich Town Council to stage “town strategy” meeting for residents

Nantwich Town Council is to hold a special consultation evening for the public on the Draft Nantwich Town Strategy. The strategy, part of the consultation process on the new Cheshire East Local Plan, gives people a chance to shape how Nantwich should grow up to the year 2030.

September 13, 2012
Muller Property grilled by angry Nantwich councillors and residents

Muller Property grilled by angry Nantwich councillors and residents

Housing developers were given a rough ride by angry residents and councillors over their “Nantwich South” plans. Muller Property gave a presentation to Nantwich Town Council before being grilled by campaigners and councillors objecting to the 1,000 home scheme.

September 11, 2012
Nantwich MP Timpson hits night-time streets with town police

Nantwich MP Timpson hits night-time streets with town police

MP Edward Timpson was given a taste of Nantwich nightlife when he went on Friday night patrol with the town’s police. He teamed up with PC  Amy Fletcher to witness the challenges and demands of the weekend when hundreds descend on the town.

September 10, 2012
MP Edward Timpson hails success of Nantwich Veterinary Hospital

MP Edward Timpson hails success of Nantwich Veterinary Hospital

MP Edward Timpson has hailed Nantwich Veterinary Hospital as a key amenity for the town. He was visiting the hospital at Crewe Road End, Nantwich, with practice partner Colin Baxter.

September 7, 2012
MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has issued a plea to residents in Stapeley to back the fight to stop more housing developments. He believes the “power of the people” which stopped the Parkers Road traveller’s site in Crewe should give villagers heart.

September 4, 2012
Nantwich town councillor quits Conservatives for UKIP

Nantwich town councillor quits Conservatives for UKIP

A Nantwich town councillor is quitting the Conservatives to join UKIP. Cllr Stuart Hutton, 35, announced the decision this week, just over a year after being elected to the town council.

August 8, 2012
Nantwich firms urged to back superfast broadband campaign

Nantwich firms urged to back superfast broadband campaign

Nantwich businesses and communities are being urged to join a growing campaign to secure superfast broadband by 2015. Council chiefs believe the faster service will boost the area’s economy by £1.3billion and create 11,000 jobs over next 15 years.

August 8, 2012
MP Timpson and councillors back petition against “Nantwich South” plans

MP Timpson and councillors back petition against “Nantwich South” plans

Dozens of campaigners gathered with local councillors and MP Edward Timpson to launch a petition against a massive Nantwich housing development. Hundreds of residents have already objected to Muller Property Group’s bid to build a 1,000-home “Nantwich South” site in Stapeley.

July 14, 2012
Campaigners to launch petition against Muller’s “Nantwich South” plans

Campaigners to launch petition against Muller’s “Nantwich South” plans

Campaigners fighting plans for a 1,000-home “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley are to launch a petition against the proposal. Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson and local councillors Andrew Martin and Peter Groves are expected to attend the launch of the petition tomorrow (July 14).

July 13, 2012