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Coole Lane accident in icy conditions

Winter gritting cuts impacting Cheshire East district nurses, say councillors

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
District nurses have been unable to reach some patients since Cheshire East stopped gritting certain routes and there have been several accidents on icy roads, councillors said.

Cheshire East Council axed a number of roads from its gritting schedule this winter following the introduction of new scoring criteria which adheres to national guidelines.

March 4, 2022
Consultation on winter gritting changes was held, CEC chiefs say

Consultation on winter gritting changes was held, CEC chiefs say

Organisations and residents were consulted over changes to the winter gritting strategy in Cheshire East, council chiefs said today.

Many have aired anger over changes to the winter gritting routes, which has seen busy rural roads like Coole Lane and Checkley Lane near Nantwich no longer being gritted.

January 15, 2022
Cheshire East had to grit Coole Lane after police pressure

Cheshire East had to grit Coole Lane after police pressure

Council chiefs who withdrew a rural lane from its winter gritting route, today admitted they had to grit part of it after pressure from Cheshire Police.

Highways were called out by police after officers attended the latest in a series of accidents on Coole Lane, between Nantwich and Audlem.

January 11, 2022
Coole Lane accident in icy conditions

READER’S LETTER: Delays result in gritting concerns kicked into Spring

On 7th January 2022, since being cut from the winter gritting routes by CEC, yet another serious road incident caused by icy conditions occurred on Coole Lane, near Audlem.

My colleague, Cllr Rachel Bailey (Audlem) referred to the “carnage” now occurring on this lane which has highlighted the unacceptable costs to road users, blue light services and to Cheshire East Council being incurred by this poorly considered policy.

January 9, 2022
Un-gritted Coole Lane witnesses another accident in icy conditions

Un-gritted Coole Lane witnesses another accident in icy conditions

Residents on Coole Lane in Nantwich have witnessed yet another accident in icy conditions after Cheshire East removed it from its gritting routes.

Freezing temperatures turned wet patches into treacherous ice on the rural route between Nantwich and Audlem earlier today

January 7, 2022
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
READER’S LETTER: Three days of carnage on Coole Lane

READER’S LETTER: Three days of carnage on Coole Lane

Dear Editor,

To Cllrs Browne and Corcoran.

In launching your 2022/23 budget consultation you claim a balanced four-year budget but totally ignore the impact of ‘your policy’ of cuts to rural areas and passing on cost to Parish Council’s via your ‘highway pilot top up scheme/price list’.

December 12, 2021
Coole Lane accident in December 2021

Third crash on Coole Lane after road removed from CEC gritting routes

Coole Lane in Nantwich has seen another crash – the third in three days – after Cheshire East Council removed it from its winter gritting route.

The latest accident involved a skip lorry which crashed off the road into the ditch.

December 2, 2021
Coole Lane accident in icy conditions

Residents angry over Coole Lane removal from CEC gritting route

By David Harrison
Residents angry over Coole Lane’s removal from winter gritting routes say it has had an immediate chaotic impact on the busy rural road.

The first major cold snap of the winter led to a temporary closure of the road which connects Nantwich and Audlem after police were called to an accident yesterday (November 29).

November 30, 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
Owner appeals for help to trace missing Eagle Owl

Owner appeals for help to trace missing Eagle Owl

The owner of this magnificent bird has appealed for help after it went missing from its Nantwich home.

The Eagle Owl disappeared from home on Coole Lane, at the Nantwich end, last night (Monday November 23).

November 24, 2020
Motorcyclist seriously injured after Coole Lane crash with truck near Nantwich

Motorcyclist seriously injured after Coole Lane crash with truck near Nantwich

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a collision with a lorry near Nantwich.

The 21-year-old man was badly injured when his motorbike collided with the truck on Coole Lane, between Nantwich and Audlem.

April 26, 2018
Police warning to villagers over rural theft near Nantwich

Police warning to villagers over rural theft near Nantwich

Nantwich Police have issued warnings to residents in rural areas between Nantwich and Audlem.

It comes after a break-in of an outbuilding off Coole Lane when a number of valuable items of equestrian kit was stolen.

June 2, 2016