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Floods in Nantwich

Crewe & Nantwich MP hits out at Cheshire East Council over flood funds delay

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has called on Cheshire East Council to speed up a funding scheme to help residents hit by flooding.

Government grants of between £500 and £5,000 have been available since November for householders affected by flooding.

February 26, 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
Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

Rural flooding victims in South Cheshire blast council response

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents in parts of rural South Cheshire hit by repeat flooding since October fear they are being ignored by Cheshire East Council.

The area was hit by heavy rain throughout the autumn, but drainage is still struggling to cope with blocked gullies leaving nowhere for surface water running from farmland to travel.

December 24, 2019
flooding in Nantwich

Flooding warnings issued as homes and roads affected across South Cheshire

Heavy rain for last 24 hours has caused flooding chaos across South Cheshire with roads, homes and businesses hit.

Fire crews and police have been called out to dozens of incidents caused by flood waters across Nantwich and Crewe.

October 26, 2019
Readers’ Letters: New homes increase flooding fears in Wistaston

Readers’ Letters: New homes increase flooding fears in Wistaston

Dear editor,
I am fearful that the rush to construct new large scale housing estates in Wistaston has already contributed to an increase in flooding on its roads.

October 4, 2019
Cheshire East to step up gully clearance after flooding problems

Cheshire East to step up gully clearance after flooding problems

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Work is being stepped up to clear gullies across parts of Cheshire East that were hit by flooding this summer.

Paul Traynor, head of highways at Cheshire East Council, told councillors two more gully clearing machines are being used in an attempt to clear as many grids as possible by the end of the year.

September 17, 2019
Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Fallen trees and flooding but South Cheshire escapes Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen blew through South Cheshire overnight, causing trees to fall and roads to flood.

But Nantwich and surrounding areas escaped lightly with little structural damage, says Cheshire East Council.

September 13, 2017
Burst water main causes flooding on Nantwich roads

Burst water main causes flooding on Nantwich roads

A burst water main in Nantwich has caused chaos with flooded roads and affected water supplies to hundreds of properties.

The leak was spotted close to the junction of the A530 Middlewich Road and Colleys Lane, not far from the Alvaston/Sainsbury’s roundabout, at around 6.50am.

July 19, 2017
Nantwich lane flooded for months without repairs, say residents

Nantwich lane flooded for months without repairs, say residents

Residents in Wrenbury are demanding action on a road that has been flooded for months, causing problems for emergency services and other users.

Flood waters have plagued the junction of Pinsley Green Road and Station Road since the turn of the year.

March 7, 2017
Heavy rain causes floods near Nantwich as Flood Alert issued

Heavy rain causes floods near Nantwich as Flood Alert issued

Emergency services have had to deal with localised flooding in Nantwich area after torrential rain hit the region.

Weather forecasters say more than 27mm of rain fell in Nantwich in just two hours today (June 14)

June 14, 2016
Council issues flooding alert in South Cheshire as roads are closed

Council issues flooding alert in South Cheshire as roads are closed

Residents and drivers across Cheshire East are being warned to be aware of potential flooding problems this week.

Cheshire East Council highways teams have to close three roads due to floods today (January 4), including Windmill Lane in Buerton near Nantwich, and Maw Lane and Gresty Lane in Crewe.

January 4, 2016
Nantwich’s Wellington Road closed as United Utilities sewer works begin

Nantwich’s Wellington Road closed as United Utilities sewer works begin

A busy route in and out of Nantwich is now closed for eight weeks as major drainage works get under way. Wellington Road is now closed off between Station Road and Parkfield Drive.

July 16, 2013
Cheshire East Council to study flooding problems in Nantwich village

Cheshire East Council to study flooding problems in Nantwich village

A councillor has welcomed plans to reduce flooding in the village of Willaston, near Nantwich. Areas of the village, such as Coppice Road, have been badly  hit by floods in recent years.

July 5, 2013