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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
Councillors help residents measure out Barony Park for boundary work

Councillors help residents measure out Barony Park for boundary work

Councillors joined Nantwich residents to measure out Barony Park in a bid to speed up action and install perimeter protection.

Members of Friends of Barony Park were joined by Nantwich Town Councillors David Marren and Cheshire East Council Leader Sam Corcoran in the exercise.

July 17, 2019
Councillors ignore planners and approve new Aldi store for Crewe

Councillors ignore planners and approve new Aldi store for Crewe

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Plans for a new Aldi store in Crewe have been approved after developers vowed to spend £40,000 to protect great crested newts on the site.

Cheshire East Council’s strategic planning board passed proposals for the land, off University Way, despite officers recommending it for refusal.

June 26, 2019
Better buses plea as Cheshire East to overhaul public transport plan

Better buses plea as Cheshire East to overhaul public transport plan

By Stephen Topping
Better buses are likely to be at the top of the agenda when councillors are given the chance to overhaul the borough’s transport plan.

Cheshire East Council had been close to adopting its local transport plan for up to 2023 under the previous Conservative administration, following public consultation last summer.

June 24, 2019
Arthur Moran takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

Arthur Moran takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

The new Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Arthur Moran has officially taken over the chains of office for 2019-20.

Cllr Moran was formally elected as the new Mayor to take over from Cllr David Marren at a Mayor Making Ceremony on Friday (May 10).

May 14, 2019
Cheshire East Council defends £1,000-a-day  temporary officer

Cheshire East Council defends £1,000-a-day temporary officer

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The hiring of a temporary officer for more than £1,000 a day has been defended by Cheshire East Council chiefs who insist the alternatives were more costly.

Cheshire East has hired an interim officer to take on the role of monitoring officer – a role required by law, with responsibility for ensuring the council’s code of conduct is followed by members and officers.

April 26, 2019
Nantwich residents urged to register for May 2 local elections

Nantwich residents urged to register for May 2 local elections

Nantwich residents are being urged to register to vote in the forthcoming local elections on May 2.

Those who are not registered will not be able to cast votes to elect councillors to represent them on Cheshire East Council as well on local town and parish councils.

March 9, 2019
Councillors approve 2.99% Council Tax rise across Cheshire East

Councillors approve 2.99% Council Tax rise across Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents in Cheshire East will face an increase in Council Tax from April after members approved the budget for next year.

A 2.99 per cent tax increase will come into effect – with the bill for a Band D property rising from £1,404.28 to £1,446.27.

February 23, 2019
Councillors urge MPs to back bid to change Cheshire East Council system

Councillors urge MPs to back bid to change Cheshire East Council system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Independent councillors in Nantwich and Crewe are urging MPs to get behind plans to transform the way Cheshire East Council is run ahead of a crucial meeting.

Members of the Independent group, including Nantwich councillors Arthur Moran and Penny Butterill, have secured a special council meeting on March 5 to debate whether to change from a cabinet system to a committee system.

February 20, 2019
Healthcare chiefs in South Cheshire voice fears over Cheshire East Council budget plans

Healthcare chiefs in South Cheshire voice fears over Cheshire East Council budget plans

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Officers in charge of buying healthcare across the borough have spoken out against the ‘scale of savings proposed’ in Cheshire East Council’s next budget.

The local authority ran its pre-budget consultation for 2019-20 last autumn, and revised proposals will be put before councillors later this month to be signed off.

February 5, 2019