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Mum begs CEC to rethink A530 diversions after baby’s near death journey

Mum begs CEC to rethink A530 diversions after baby’s near death journey

A Wistaston mum has begged council bosses to revise A530 closure diversions after a heartbreaking journey almost cost the life of her nine-month-old baby.

Dawn Nelson fears that in a life critical situation, the route to Leighton Hospital is too long and slow, and is confusing for many drivers.

July 8, 2022
So why was A530 Middlewich Road closed before “visible” works started?

So why was A530 Middlewich Road closed before “visible” works started?

Cheshire East Council chiefs say “pre works” including deliveries and surveys on the A530 Middlewich Road meant it had to be closed on May 9.

It comes as many have observed a lack of ‘visible’ construction work taking place on the stretch between Pyms Lane and Smithy Lane.

June 9, 2022
Health worker reveals impact of road closure on Leighton Hospital journey times

Health worker reveals impact of road closure on Leighton Hospital journey times

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A health worker doing 12-hour shifts says the A530 Middlewich Road closure is adding an extra one hour to her journey to Leighton Hospital every day if she uses the official diversion route.

The woman, who asked not to be named, says she is currently using the gridlocked Minshull New Road rat-run to save time and fuel.

June 8, 2022
Bin collections hit by chaos of A530 Middlewich Road closure

Bin collections hit by chaos of A530 Middlewich Road closure

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Food waste and general recycling bins aren’t being collected in parts of Cheshire East because of the chaos caused by the A530 Middlewich Road closure, a councillor said.

Three councillors asked direct questions about the 80-week closure which is causing havoc for people trying to get to and from Leighton Hospital from the surrounding areas of Nantwich, Middlewich and Crewe.

May 30, 2022
Ambulance bosses confident A530 closure will not endanger patients

Ambulance bosses confident A530 closure will not endanger patients

Ambulance bosses say they are confident the closure of the busy A530 Middlewich Road to Leighton Hospital will not endanger patients in an emergency.

It comes after one resident revealed how a paramedic warned him that “people in Audlem will die” because of the time it is taking ambulances to get to Leighton.

May 27, 2022
READER’S LETTER: CEC and Bentley should work together during roadworks

READER’S LETTER: CEC and Bentley should work together during roadworks

Dear Editor,
Construction of the North West Crewe Package (NWCP) started on 9th May 2022.

On completion of NWCP in November 2023 it promises to ease congestion and improve access to Leighton Hospital and bring opportunities housing developments and for local businesses to expand.

May 23, 2022
READER’S LETTER: North West Crewe Package packs an 80 week punch! – Who knew?

READER’S LETTER: North West Crewe Package packs an 80 week punch! – Who knew?

Dear Editor
Anyone living in and around Crewe is now well aware that the A530 Middlewich Road is closed with sections out of bounds until November 2023.

A couple of weeks in and we’ve seen the mayhem caused by the loss of this key route from Nantwich to Middlewich, a ‘confusion’ of diversion signs and have our own ‘personal’ tales to tell of the knock-on impacts.

May 20, 2022
Full closure of A530 Middlewich Road until October, CEC confirms

Full closure of A530 Middlewich Road until October, CEC confirms

There will be a “full closure” of the A530 Middlewich Road between Pyms Lane and Smithy Lane from May to October, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The closure is one of many disruptions facing motorists as work begins on the North West Crewe Package (NWCP) scheme over the next two years.

May 1, 2022
Drivers warned over delays from North West Crewe Package road closures

Drivers warned over delays from North West Crewe Package road closures

Drivers are being warned of road closures from May as work begins on overhauling the road network near Leighton Hospital as part of the North West Crewe Package.

Cheshire East Council is urging residents and motorists to sign up to receive updates as a long section of the A530 is set to close from May 9.

April 27, 2022
A530 Middlewich Road closure warning for motorists

A530 Middlewich Road closure warning for motorists

Motorists could face major delays this week as scheduled and emergency works take place on two sections of the A530 between Nantwich and Middlewich.

A burst water main on the Middlewich Road stretch between the Alvaston roundabout and Colleys Lane has caused significant damage to the road today (April 24).

April 24, 2022
Combermere Abbey announces return of Bluebell Walks for 2022

Combermere Abbey announces return of Bluebell Walks for 2022

Historic venue Combermere Abbey near Nantwich is opening its grounds to the public for its popular annual bluebell walks.

The walks will also include walking tours around the historic abbey.

March 12, 2022
Drivers warned as CEC steps up road repairs programme

Drivers warned as CEC steps up road repairs programme

Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of some disruption as Cheshire East Council steps up its road repairs programme in next few weeks.

With major gas pipe works on Welsh Row, bridge repairs on A530 Whitchurch Road, and fibre broadband works across the town, it could be a summer of delays and diversions.

August 2, 2021
Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

The busy A530 Whitchurch Road near Nantwich is to be closed for up to eight days for major canal bridge repairs.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route and follow diversions between July 31 and August 8.

July 30, 2021