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Cheshire East Council says highways maintenance funding “cut” by Government

Cheshire East Council says highways maintenance funding “cut” by Government

Cheshire East highways chiefs say their Government funding for highways maintenance has been slashed by almost £4 million.

CEC says it has been allocated £13 million from the government’s highways maintenance funding for next financial year.

February 25, 2021
CEC Ward councillors get extra budget to tackle local highways problems

CEC Ward councillors get extra budget to tackle local highways problems

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Ward councillors in Cheshire East are to have an extra £4,200 to tackle issues like potholes from April.

As part of the Cheshire East 2021/22 budget, Cllr David Marren proposed an amendment to the finance plans which would see each member given ‘at least £4,200’ to tackle highway maintenance issues in their area.

February 18, 2021
Cheerbrook Farm Shop still open despite A51 road closure for repairs

Cheerbrook Farm Shop still open despite A51 road closure for repairs

Bosses at Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich say they are still open this weekend – despite the main A51 Newcastle Road being closed by highways for major repair work.

The business was preparing for a busy Valentine’s weekend when they told about the closure by a customer.

February 12, 2021
Primary school near Nantwich waits 10 months for repairs to SID

Primary school near Nantwich waits 10 months for repairs to SID

A primary school near Nantwich has waited almost a year to have a speed warning device on a busy road repaired by Cheshire East highways.

Now staff and parents at Bridgemere CE Primary School have finally received a reply – to be told the SID (speed indicator device) on Bridgemere Lane won’t be repaired at all!

November 24, 2020
Poppies painted on roads to commemorate Remembrance Sunday

Poppies painted on roads to commemorate Remembrance Sunday

Highways teams have painted specially designed poppy markings across roads in Cheshire East to mark Remembrance Sunday.

The iconic poppies, including one outside Nantwich Civic Hall, have been painted in honour of the service and sacrifice provided by our Armed Forces, veterans and their families.

November 7, 2020
Plan unveiled for major changes to Colleys Lane junction with A530

Plan unveiled for major changes to Colleys Lane junction with A530

Plans have been unveiled to change the junction of Colleys Lane with the A530 Middlewich Road in Willaston.

Draft proposals from Cheshire East highways include making it no entry into Colleys Lane from the A530.

September 24, 2020
Margaret Simon

READER’S LETTER: Leader of Cheshire East Council is “rattled”

Dear Editor

At last Tuesday’s virtual Cheshire East Council’s Cabinet meeting, I was outraged to have to listen to the Labour Leader of the Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, launch into a tirade blaming the previous Conservative administration for the Well Managed Highways Infrastructure Policy which his own Cabinet team had only recently unanimously voted through

May 14, 2020
Pothole-plagued Nantwich street finally set to be resurfaced

Pothole-plagued Nantwich street finally set to be resurfaced

One of the worst pothole-ridden streets in Nantwich is finally set to be resurfaced – but not for another 12 months!

Residents on South Crofts have been fighting for years to get their street re-surfaced.

April 24, 2020
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
MP intervenes as Shavington residents fight one-way plan for Main Road

MP intervenes as Shavington residents fight one-way plan for Main Road

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has backed residents in Shavington fighting plans to turn Main Road into a one-way route.

The MP was contacted by a large number of people who objected to a Traffic Order Regulation as part of the Magenta Housing 45-dwelling development on land at the rear of The Elephant pub.

July 22, 2019
Workmen put kerbside warning signs in Wistaston the wrong way round

Workmen put kerbside warning signs in Wistaston the wrong way round

By Jonathan White
Bungling workmen have placed kerbside warning signs the wrong way round on a busy Wistaston road.

Four verge marker posts were installed at Wistaston Hall Bridge on Church Lane as a warning to drivers.

May 31, 2019
Welsh Row in Nantwich to close for five days

Welsh Row in Nantwich to close for five days

Welsh Row in Nantwich is to close for five days starting on May 28 for “structural patching work”, says Cheshire East highways.

The closure will be in place from 9am until 5pm each day between Tuesday (May 28) and Saturday June 1.

May 26, 2019
Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

A street light left in a busy Wistaston road by developers is still there – despite council bosses pledging it would be removed “as a matter of urgency” two weeks ago.

Now a local pro-cycling group has hit out at Cheshire East highways, who say they are “satisfied” the light has been safely cordoned off.

October 31, 2018