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Active Travel campaigners want bigger “greenway” network in South Cheshire

Active Travel campaigners want bigger “greenway” network in South Cheshire

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Active travel campaigners are asking Cheshire East to work with HS2 to create a greenway network north of Crewe to Middlewich and Winsford.

Peter Foster, of Active Travel Crewe, said HS2’s environmental statement says “a key aim is to create a green corridor along the new railway, in particular through the provision of additional funds to help stakeholders realise their own green infrastructure projects”.

March 1, 2022
NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners plan demo at Leighton Hospital

NHS pay campaigners say they will return to Leighton Hospital this week as Covid restrictions are eased.

Members of Crewe’s Trades Union Council say they will return to the hospital tomorrow (April 1) with a socially distanced campaign to raise awareness “for a real and meaningful pay settlement for all NHS staff”.

March 31, 2021
Priti Patel in Nantwich with Dr Mullan and Barony Park campaigners

Home Secretary Priti Patel visits Nantwich to meet Barony Park campaigners

Home Secretary Priti Patel was in Nantwich today to back campaigners fighting to protect Barony Park from unauthorised travellers.

Ms Patel met with Friends of Barony Park group, led by campaigner Rachel Cole.

November 19, 2019
Campaigners reveal scale of concern over fox hunting in Cheshire

Campaigners reveal scale of concern over fox hunting in Cheshire

By Stephen Topping
Figures released by campaigners have revealed the scale of concern surrounding alleged illegal fox hunting across Cheshire.

The League Against Cruel Sports received 21 reports of suspected incidents during the 2018-19 hunt season – which began last November and ended recently.

May 2, 2019
Pro-hunt campaigners blast Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner

Pro-hunt campaigners blast Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Attempts to make sure hunts in Cheshire are planned and conducted lawfully have been labelled a “ridiculous waste of money” by pro-hunting campaigners.

The Countryside Alliance has accused David Keane, Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), of having an ‘obsession with hunting’ and called on him to spend his force’s resources on tackling “real crime” instead.

March 5, 2019
Protect Stapeley campaigners welcome Wainhomes plan rejection

Protect Stapeley campaigners welcome Wainhomes plan rejection

Campaigners have welcomed a decision by councillors to reject for a second time a plan to build 104 homes on land off Audlem Road in Nantwich.

The controversial plan, for land behind Brine Leas School in Stapeley, was first rejected in November by Cheshire East Council.

July 13, 2016
Youth Cafe plan for Nantwich gathers pace, say campaigners

Youth Cafe plan for Nantwich gathers pace, say campaigners

Campaigners fighting a Youth Cafe for teenagers in Nantwich believe plans are gathering pace.

The group, led by Nantwich mum Helen Chesters, staged a public meeting at The Gables in Nantwich to hear people’s ideas.

May 27, 2015
Hack Green travellers site plan re-classed as “major development”

Hack Green travellers site plan re-classed as “major development”

Campaigners are urging residents to back their fight to stop a former RAF camp near Nantwich turned into a large-scale site for travelling showpeople.

The call for help comes as the Hack Green plans were re-classified as a major development by Cheshire East Council, the size of Nantwich town centre (pictured).

September 3, 2014
Parents angry as Nantwich crossing “not in use” 3 weeks after opening

Parents angry as Nantwich crossing “not in use” 3 weeks after opening

A zebra crossing on a busy road outside a Nantwich primary school is still “not in use” – almost three weeks after it was installed. Parents who fought for the crossing near St Anne’s Primary on Wellington Road are calling for Cheshire East Council to take action.

November 13, 2013
Horse campaigners plan Red Lion Abattoir protest in Nantwich

Horse campaigners plan Red Lion Abattoir protest in Nantwich

Animal rights campaigners across the country are planning to descend on a controversial abattoir near Nantwich in a bid to close it down. Hundreds are expected to gather in Nantwich town centre before travelling to the Red Lion abattoir, at Sound Heath near Wrenbury.

January 29, 2013
Nantwich South artist impression, unveiled back in 2012

Stapeley Parish Council meeting over Muller Property “Nantwich South” plan

Residents in Stapeley are being urged to attend a parish council meeting to discuss Muller Property Group’s controversial Nantwich South plans. The meeting, to be held on Thursday at Pear Tree Primary School, comes after Muller submitted its first two applications as part of a larger proposal to create a 1,100-home village on green fields.

October 31, 2012
Nantwich anti-housing campaigners to join Sandbach protest march

Nantwich anti-housing campaigners to join Sandbach protest march

Nantwich campaigners fighting large housing developments are joining forces with residents facing similar issues in a neighbouring town. Dozens are expected to attend a mass protest march in the centre of Sandbach tomorrow (September 29).

September 28, 2012