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Cheshire fire station upgrades could cost £12 million

Cheshire fire station upgrades could cost £12 million

Fire chiefs have been given the green light to continue a £8.5 million station upgrade scheme – although the final cost could be closer to £12 million, writes Stephen Topping.

Cheshire Fire Authority agreed to renovate 21 of the county’s ageing fire stations back in September 2018.

March 14, 2020
Plans for 13 new “rapid response units” to cut deaths on Cheshire roads

Plans for 13 new “rapid response units” to cut deaths on Cheshire roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Thirteen new rapid response rescue units could soon be introduced across Cheshire including one in Nantwich in an effort to cut the number of deaths on the county’s roads.

December 10, 2019
Work to start on fire station refurbishment plan across Cheshire

Work to start on fire station refurbishment plan across Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Work will begin this month on an £8.5 million project to refurbish 21 of Cheshire’s ageing fire stations.

But Nantwich station on Beam Street will be one of the last to undergo the work, not until 2023-24.

April 3, 2019
Cheshire Fire Service rated “good”, according to review

Cheshire Fire Service rated “good”, according to review

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is rated “good” in most areas, according to an independent review by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS).

The service is one of 14 inspected so far with more to be scrutinised in 2019.

December 30, 2018
Nantwich fire station among 21 “deterioating” bases to be revamped

Nantwich fire station among 21 “deterioating” bases to be revamped

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Nantwich, Audlem and Tarporley fire stations are among 21 earmarked for improvements as part of an £8.5 million project agreed by Cheshire Fire Authority.

The service has opened new fire stations in Alsager, Lymm, Mollington in Chester and Penketh in Warrington over the past three years.

September 21, 2018
New Cheshire Fire training centre costs soar by more than £1.6 million

New Cheshire Fire training centre costs soar by more than £1.6 million

By Stephen Topping
A new training centre for Cheshire’s firefighters has moved a step closer to reality – but its cost has soared by more than £1.6 million.

Members of the Cheshire Fire Authority approved plans for a state-of-the-art training centre in Winsford last September, with the facility expected to cost more than £9 million.

July 24, 2018
Complaints against Cheshire Fire and Rescue fall by more than half

Complaints against Cheshire Fire and Rescue fall by more than half

By Stephen Topping
Complaints made to Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fell by more than half last year.

Figures revealed by the Cheshire Fire Authority show that the service received 17 complaints in 2017-18, compared to 35 in the previous year.

July 6, 2018
Thousands sign petition against plans to downgrade Crewe Fire Station

Thousands sign petition against plans to downgrade Crewe Fire Station

The campaign to stop proposals to downgrade Crewe Fire Station takes to the streets again this weekend, after thousands of people signed a petition.

Cheshire Fire Authority proposals could see only one fire engine for Crewe and Nantwich with 24/7 on call firefighters.

December 6, 2017