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CEC plans two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

CEC plans two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

Residents are being urged to air views on two new schemes for more direct links for walking and cycling between Crewe railway station and the town centre.

Cheshire East Council says it aims to improve pedestrian and cycle links to encourage an increase in “active travel”.

April 26, 2022
Free adult cycling sessions to be launched by Everybody Sport

Free adult cycling sessions to be launched by Everybody Sport

Free adult cycling sessions including Learn to Ride and Commuter Confidence are to be launched in Cheshire East next month.

The sessions, held in Crewe and Macclesfield, are being organised by Everybody Sport and Recreation.

March 26, 2022
Cheshire East towns and villages could soon host car-free days

Cheshire East towns and villages could soon host car-free days

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East’s cycling and walking champion is calling on the council to support towns and villages that want to host car-free days.

Cllr Suzie Akers Smith has put forward a motion requesting a communications plan which explains how residents and communities in towns and villages can host a car-free day.

February 18, 2022
Dame Sarah Storey opens new-look Nantwich Leisure Centre

Dame Sarah Storey opens new-look Nantwich Leisure Centre

British Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey has officially opened the newly refurbished Nantwich Leisure Centre.

The centre and Barony Sports complex has recently undergone a £2.2 million investment in partnership with Cheshire East Council, with a new gym extension, indoor group cycling studio, new-look reception and Taste for Life café.

February 14, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Highway Code changes have “positive” impact on safety

READER’S LETTER: Highway Code changes have “positive” impact on safety

Dear Editor,
As the cycling and walking champion for Cheshire East Council I am very grateful for the changes in the highway Code that protect pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders.

Walking around myself I have enjoyed walking over junctions rather than running to get out of the way of a vehicle and I have experienced an overall positive impact to my safety whilst being active than before the changes.

February 7, 2022
Plan for Walking and Cycling network in Cheshire East gets go ahead

Plan for Walking and Cycling network in Cheshire East gets go ahead

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East has given the go ahead for a plan to develop walking and cycling networks.

Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) have been developed for Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield and Wilmslow.

November 23, 2021
“Pedal for Pounds” Cancer Research event comes to Crewe and Nantwich

“Pedal for Pounds” Cancer Research event comes to Crewe and Nantwich

A month-long virtual cycling challenge for all ages and abilities, Pedal For Pounds, is coming to South Cheshire in June in a bid to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

May 14, 2021
Works to begin on new “Nantwich Leisure Centre” redevelopment

Works to begin on new “Nantwich Leisure Centre” redevelopment

Nantwich will benefit from a £2.1 million investment into Nantwich Leisure Centre as the first phase of the redevelopment project is to begin in May.

Work will include an extended gym and a new Group Cycling Studio, one of the key suggestions by Nantwich members in the Everybody Sport and Recreation annual surveys.

April 26, 2021
Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Plans to improve cycling and walking provision across Cheshire East have been approved by council leadership.

The CEC cabinet today approved the implementation of “Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans” (LCWIPs) — covering Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield, and Wilmslow.

March 9, 2021
New cycling infrastructure in Cheshire East “will provide safety”

New cycling infrastructure in Cheshire East “will provide safety”

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
New cycling infrastructure “will enable the most vulnerable people in our society to maintain their independence by providing safety” in Cheshire East.

That’s according to Cllr Suzie Akers Smith, Cheshire East Council’s Cycling and Walking Champion.

February 23, 2021
READER’S LETTER: “20’s Plenty” Motion is great day for Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: “20’s Plenty” Motion is great day for Cheshire East

Dear Editor,
It was a wonderful feeling being part of the Cheshire East Labour/Independent administration on Wednesday 16th December after voting in favour of a 20’s Plenty in 2020 motion to reduce speed limits on Cheshire East roads where people live and work, on housing developments, town and village centres.

December 22, 2020
£588,000 grant to boost cycling and walking in Cheshire East

£588,000 grant to boost cycling and walking in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council is to develop new schemes to promote cycling and walking in the borough after being awarded £588,000 by the government.

The grant follows a bid by the council for a second phase of “active travel” funding from Department for Transport.

November 28, 2020
READER’S LETTER: My aims as CEC Cycling and Walking Champion

READER’S LETTER: My aims as CEC Cycling and Walking Champion

Dear Editor,
One of my aims as a Cheshire East Councillor is to improve the safety of our roads.

Anybody in Cheshire East who has crossed roads and roundabout junctions will have either been tooted off the road, or not been ‘allowed’ to cross.

November 22, 2020