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More than 1,000 responses to Cheshire East bus consultation

More than 1,000 responses to Cheshire East bus consultation

More than 1,000 people have aired views on the current Cheshire East Council consultation on local bus services.

The consultation, which runs until July 3, seeks views from as many people as possible – whether you are a regular bus user or not.

June 18, 2024
Crewe-Nantwich 84 bus service change amid new station opening

Crewe-Nantwich 84 bus service change amid new station opening

The 84 and 84X bus services between Crewe and Nantwich will have a temporary stop this weekend in Crewe as the new bus station prepares to open.

Service 84 and 84X will use the temporary stop on Prince Albert Street in Crewe on Saturday May 4 from 7.20pm until end of service on Monday May 6.

April 30, 2024
Review bus route from Nantwich to Leighton Hospital, councillor urges

Review bus route from Nantwich to Leighton Hospital, councillor urges

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council must ensure bus routes are provided to Leighton Hospitals when it reviews the services it supports, councillors have said.

The council currently spends £2.5 million a year supporting bus services which are not commercially viable but are deemed important and socially necessary.

April 10, 2024
30,000 concessionary bus passes may not be renewed, warns Cheshire East

30,000 concessionary bus passes may not be renewed, warns Cheshire East

Nantwich residents with concessionary bus services may not have them automatically renewed under plans by Cheshire East Council.

The authority aims to minimise the number of passes it issues that go unused.

November 1, 2023
Willaston councillor calls on CEC to raise bus fare awareness

Willaston councillor calls on CEC to raise bus fare awareness

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A Willaston councillor has called on Cheshire East Council to make the public more aware that the £2 bus fare cap has been extended.

The £2 fare cap was originally intended to run until the end of October.

October 13, 2023
Residents using free Flexilink “dial a ride” in Cheshire East could be charged

Residents using free Flexilink “dial a ride” in Cheshire East could be charged

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Fares could be introduced for bus pass holders in Cheshire East who currently travel free on a FlexiLink ‘dial-a-ride’ service for elderly and disabled people.

That is one option Cheshire East Council is considering in a bid to keep the FlexiLink service running as passenger numbers drop.

July 16, 2023
Cheshire East invites views on £2.4million budget for bus services

Cheshire East invites views on £2.4million budget for bus services

Cheshire East Council wants the views of users on how to spend £2.4 million on bus services in the borough.

Meanwhile, bus users will enjoy an extension to the £2 single bus ticket scheme now being offered until October 31, with a fare cap of £2.50 from 1 November for another year.

July 1, 2023
New 84 service between Crewe-Nantwich-Chester launches on April 23

New 84 service between Crewe-Nantwich-Chester launches on April 23

The new 84 bus service between Chester, Nantwich and Crewe run by Stagecoach will begin this Sunday April 23, the company has confirmed.

Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire is introducing the new 84 service following the announcement of the closure of Arriva North West’s Depot in Winsford/Macclesfield.

April 18, 2023
Stagecoach to run Nantwich to Chester route 84 service

Stagecoach to run Nantwich to Chester route 84 service

Stagecoach says it will run the Chester to Crewe via Nantwich bus service amid Arriva’s plan to end the route.

Arriva announced last week it was set to close its Winsford and Macclesfield depots and stop running a range of bus routes, including the 84.

March 8, 2023
Go-too rural bus service in Nantwich expands to more areas

Go-too rural bus service in Nantwich expands to more areas

The go-too bus service serving rural areas around Nantwich is expanding to meet fresh demand from customers.

Cheshire East Council is launching a campaign to promote the service being trialled in the rural area south of Nantwich, where residents have limited access to public transport.

February 8, 2023
Cheshire East bus operators to cap bus fares at £2 in New Year

Cheshire East bus operators to cap bus fares at £2 in New Year

Bus users in Cheshire East will only pay a maximum £2 fare for any local journey after Cheshire East Council agreed to follow a Government scheme.

The Department for Transport scheme encourages people to “get around for £2” and will run from January 1 to March 31.

December 22, 2022
Mobile Health Bus to visit Nantwich to boost flu jab rates

Mobile Health Bus to visit Nantwich to boost flu jab rates

A specially designed “Flu Bus” is in Nantwich town centre this week aimed at making the flu jab more accessible for residents and reduce health inequalities.

The walk-in Mobile Health Bus, organised by Well Pharmacy, will be based on Nantwich Town Square in front of the church on October 13, 15 and 15 from 9am- to 5.30pm each day.

October 10, 2022
On-demand Cheshire East bus service sees passenger numbers grow

On-demand Cheshire East bus service sees passenger numbers grow

The new on-demand bus service ‘go-too’ is proving just the ticket for people in rural areas around Nantwich after clocking up its 10,000th passenger journey.

The service was launched 12 months ago in a bid to help reduce isolation in villages in a wide area south of Nantwich.

October 5, 2022