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Petition launched to support Nantwich market traders facing 10% rent rise

Petition launched to support Nantwich market traders facing 10% rent rise

A petition has been launched to oppose plans to rise rents for Nantwich market traders by up to 10%.

Crewe & Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan and Nantwich councillors have joined forces with Nantwich Market traders to launch the petition.

March 11, 2020
Councillors demand action on blocked gullies amid flood problems

Councillors demand action on blocked gullies amid flood problems

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors in Cheshire East are again calling for action to clear blocked gullies – claiming their regular reports of problems are falling on deaf ears.

Cheshire East Council has stepped up efforts to clear gullies following the major flooding which first hit the borough last summer – with an extra two gully emptying machines being used.

January 26, 2020
Nantwich Town Council seek public views on Civic Hall plans

Nantwich Town Council seek public views on Civic Hall plans

Town councillors are seeking views of Nantwich residents over its plans for a £200,000 extension of the Civic Hall.

The proposals, as revealed by Nantwich News earlier this month, include extending the rear of the hall.

January 21, 2020
Vision for Nantwich scheme to transform gasworks site given go ahead

Vision for Nantwich scheme to transform gasworks site given go ahead

By Stephen Topping, local democracry reporter
A long-awaited development that will transform a busy part of Nantwich has been given the green light from councillors – despite some concerns over flood risk.

At Wednesday’s meeting, Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee voted to approve plans for 31 apartments plus a hotel, restaurants and shops at the former gasworks off Welsh Row.

November 28, 2019
Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A cross-party group of eight councillors will consider whether the Cheshire East mayoralty should continue.

Cheshire East Council’s constitution committee has agreed to set up a working group with eight councillors to consider the issue.

November 25, 2019
Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors are calling for Cheshire East’s bus service to be improved – less than two years after council chiefs swung the axe on some subsidised routes.

Cheshire East Council stopped funding evening subsidised bus services and some weekend services from April 2018 in a move that saved the authority £1 million.

November 13, 2019
Councillors back Plastic Free Nantwich motion

Councillors back Plastic Free Nantwich motion

Town councillors in Nantwich have backed a motion to support campaigners in reducing single use plastic.

Plastic Free Nantwich is part of the national movement Plastic Free Communities and was set up by Emilie Janman and Jeremy Herbert earlier this year.

November 11, 2019
Concerns over Cheshire East traveller transit site plan to be reviewed, say councillors

Concerns over Cheshire East traveller transit site plan to be reviewed, say councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Council chiefs insist they will take on board residents’ concerns about the next part of the local plan – including a possible traveller transit site in Middlewich.

Consultation recently came to an end on Cheshire East Council’s latest draft for its Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD).

October 21, 2019
Shavington Youth Club members celebrate securing club’s future

Shavington Youth Club members celebrate securing club’s future

Members of Shavington Youth Club are celebrating securing the club’s future.

They were joined by Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith, parish councillors, National Citizen Service (NCS) volunteers and the public for the celebration event.

October 3, 2019
Councillors consider clampdown on pavement parking

Councillors consider clampdown on pavement parking

Cheshire East councillors are considering a clampdown on pavement parking to make walking around streets of Nantwich and other towns easier.

September 11, 2019
44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A bid to revive plans for new homes on a stretch of Shavington countryside has been rebuffed by councillors.

Keyworker Homes and the Guinness Partnership wanted to build 44 affordable homes in Newcastle Road – on land to the west of the Esso garage.

August 11, 2019
New Grand Junction retail park access road rejected by councillors

New Grand Junction retail park access road rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping
Plans for a new slip road entrance to Grand Junction retail park in Crewe – which would have cut across an existing cycleway – have been rejected by councillors.

Members of Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee warned the road would be dangerous for pedestrians and an inconvenience to cyclists

August 10, 2019
21 more homes approved by councillors for Nantwich countryside

21 more homes approved by councillors for Nantwich countryside

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have allowed 21 homes to be built in a patch of Nantwich countryside because the site is now surrounded by a major housing estate.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee gave the green light for the development at Fields Farm, off Queens Drive, at today’s (August 7) meeting.

August 7, 2019