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Beeston Castle & Tarporley Station in 1961 - pic by Ben Brookshank, creative commons licence

Bid for Beeston and Tarporley station takes step forward

A bid to reopen a Beeston and Tarporley railway station on the Crewe-Chester line has taken another step forward.

Members of the Beeston and Tarporley Station Reopening Group have delivered a Feasibility, and Preliminary Business Case submitted to the Dept for Transport

May 11, 2022
Eddisbury MP Timpson labels Boris Johnson “shameful” over ‘Partygate’

Eddisbury MP Timpson labels Boris Johnson “shameful” over ‘Partygate’

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Tory Cheshire East MP Edward Timpson said Government leaders should lead by example and called it “shameful” those setting the rules did not follow them during lockdown.

Eddisbury MP Mr Timpson issued a statement after Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologised for breaking the rules when he was fined £50 following the police investigation into Partygate.

April 13, 2022
Cheshire politicians ramp up support for Crewe Railways HQ bid

Cheshire politicians ramp up support for Crewe Railways HQ bid

Cheshire MPs and Council Leaders have ramped up their campaign to back Crewe’s bid to become the home of Great British Railways.

Crewe is one of a number of towns and cities across the UK that have submitted a bid to host the headquarters of Great British Railways, the new organisation which will run the UK’s rail network.

April 4, 2022
A dejected Laura Smith during Kieran Mullan's (Conservatives) acceptance speech

Former Crewe and Nantwich MP Smith NOT standing as candidate

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Former Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith has said she will not be standing as Labour’s parliamentary candidate at the next general election.

Ms Smith won the seat from the Conservatives in 2017, beating sitting MP Edward Timpson by just 48 votes after three recounts.

March 14, 2022
Ed Parrish, Marcus Clinton, Edward Timpson, Michelle Donelan (1)

Politicians hail Reaseheath College for apprenticeships programme

Two senior politicians have paid tribute to Reaseheath College and University Centre in Nantwich and how its apprenticeships are meeting the demands of industry.

Minister of State for Higher & Further Education Michelle Donelan MP, and MP for Eddisbury Edward Timpson both praised Reaseheath’s efforts to deliver transferable and work-ready skills which meet the demands of fast evolving markets.

February 25, 2022
Cheshire MPs welcome Budget but business leaders cautious

Cheshire MPs welcome Budget but business leaders cautious

Tory MPs in Cheshire have welcomed the new Budget announcements – but business leaders have given it a mixed response.

Conservatives say Rishi Sunak’s Budget will help level up the North West, building on investments made in Crewe and Nantwich like the £22.9 million for a Town Deal and £14 million from the Future High Streets Fund.

October 28, 2021
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to run 17th London Marathon for charity

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to run 17th London Marathon for charity

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson is set to tackle his 17th London Marathon – this time in aid of Cheshire Young Carers.

The organisation works to give a childhood to young people aged six to 25 with caring responsibilities.

October 1, 2021
Cheshire MPs push for Leighton Hospital funding from Government

Cheshire MPs push for Leighton Hospital funding from Government

Cheshire MPs are urging the Government to select Leighton Hospital as one of eight in the country to benefit from a multi-billion pound building programme.

Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan, Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson, and Congleton MP Fiona Bruce say they have written a joint letter to new Health Secretary Sajid Javid.

August 4, 2021
MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs in Cheshire have welcomed a police recruitment drive which they say has resulted in an “additional” 91 police officers on the streets.

It comes as Cheshire’s PCC David Keane also this week approved a 2021-22 budget to recruit another 88 officers by raising the policing precept of Council Tax by £1.25 per month for Band D property holders.

January 30, 2021
Crewe and Nantwich in Tier 2 of Covid restrictions from December 3

Crewe and Nantwich in Tier 2 of Covid restrictions from December 3

Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester boroughs will be in Tier 2 – the ‘high alert’ level – once national lockdown ends on December 2.

The Government made the announcement this morning, which means both boroughs remaining in same tier as they were before national lockdown back in early November.

November 26, 2020
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
Edward Timpson

MP Edward Timpson welcomes funding for Eddisbury schools

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson said schools in Calveley and Tarporley will benefit from Government funding to improve school facilities.

The constituency has been allocated a share of £434 million investment to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve education across the UK.

July 15, 2020
Zoos minister Zac Goldsmith with Cheshire MPs Mullan, Timpson and McVey

Cheshire MPs claim breakthrough in bid to save Chester Zoo

Cheshire MPs say they have made a breakthrough in the campaign to save Chester Zoo.

Today, the MPs including Kieran Mullan of Crewe and Nantwich, and Edward Timpson of Eddisbury, say they have “secured a commitment” from Zoos Minister Zac Goldsmith.

June 7, 2020