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Coole Lane accident in icy conditions

Non-gritted road caused “catastrophic accidents” on icy roads, councillors told

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Three days of icy, non-gritted roads near Nantwich and Audlem saw “three catastrophic accidents and the school bus cancelled”, the former leader of Cheshire East Council said.

Cllr Rachel Bailey (Audlem, Con) told a full council she had not intended speaking on the winter gritting programme and had planned to ask a question about home school transport.

December 16, 2021
FEATURE: 5 reasons why Gap Insurance could be right for you

FEATURE: 5 reasons why Gap Insurance could be right for you

Although we all try to be as careful as we can out on the road, inevitably accidents can and do happen.

Whether your car skids off the road on a patch of black ice, or you get T-boned coming out of a junction – if you’re driving on the road there’s always a chance your car might end up taking the brunt of a collision.

August 22, 2021
Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner targets road safety as “priority”

Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner targets road safety as “priority”

Cheshire’s Police Crime Commissioner says road safety is a priority after figures show more than 280 people were seriously injured on the county’s roads in 2020.

Twenty-nine people lost their lives in road accidents in the same year.

August 8, 2021
Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Stapeley councillors are calling for action at two busy road junctions in Nantwich after a series of accidents in recent weeks.

There have been a number of incidents at the traffic lights junctions of Newcastle Road/Elwood Way and further along where Elwood Way meets A51 London Road and Peter de Stapleigh Way.

November 7, 2017
Willaston and Wistaston residents’ plea over spate of A534 accidents

Willaston and Wistaston residents’ plea over spate of A534 accidents

Residents  in Willaston and Wistaston are demanding action to make the busy A534 road safer after a spate of accidents. Homeowners have joined local councillors in calling for Cheshire East Council to review the speed limit and safety of the route.

February 10, 2014
Nantwich headteacher’s cycle helmet deal could save lives

Nantwich headteacher’s cycle helmet deal could save lives

A Nantwich headteacher has clinched a deal to provide cheaper cycle helmets in a bid to save pupils’ lives. Andrew Cliffe, of Brine Leas School, acted after two accidents involving students in the space of a week.

July 3, 2012