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Pothole-plagued Station Road in Wrenbury to finally be resurfaced

Pothole-plagued Station Road in Wrenbury to finally be resurfaced

Long-suffering resident and motorists in Wrenbury are to FINALLY see pothole-ridden Station Road resurfaced next month.

The road has made a national headlines in recent months after we revealed how locals had put up amusing warning signs for drivers.

May 15, 2024
July completion date for highways scheme around Leighton Hospital

July completion date for highways scheme around Leighton Hospital

The completion of the long-running and often criticised road infrastructure works around Leighton Hospital will not be finished until at least July.

Cheshire East Council confirmed today that the North West Crewe Package highways scheme is in the final stages of works.

May 3, 2024
CEC to scrap cash payments on all but one car park in Nantwich

CEC to scrap cash payments on all but one car park in Nantwich

Nantwich Town councillors are to discuss plans by Cheshire East to scrap cash payments on all but one of the council-run car parks in the town.

Cheshire East highways committee agreed back in January to going “cashless” on its car parks.

May 2, 2024
Local councillors query Cheshire East delay over “lane rental” scheme

Local councillors query Cheshire East delay over “lane rental” scheme

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East is to drive ahead with plans to introduce a lane rental scheme to speed up utility firms that dig up roads to carry out repairs.

But local councillors, while welcoming the news, have hit out at the delays in getting the scheme up and running.

April 9, 2024
Top tips for affordable car rentals for traveling across UAE

Top tips for affordable car rentals for traveling across UAE

Everyone knows about exploring Route 66 or meandering through Europe’s golden highways but seldom consider the possibility of renting a car in the UAE.

The UAE is well known for its roads, and especially its supercars.

February 26, 2024
New Cheshire East parking charges could be increased by January 2025

New Cheshire East parking charges could be increased by January 2025

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
The introduction of new parking charges across Cheshire East in October could be followed by an increase in those fees as early as next January.

The Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) sought clarification about a further hike in prices after the highways and transport committee last month voted in favour of reviewing parking charges annually.

February 21, 2024
Cheshire East Conservatives challenge parking charges decision

Cheshire East Conservatives challenge parking charges decision

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Tories are challenging the decision to introduce parking charges in free towns and hike up prices in others saying flawed data was used and relevant information wasn’t considered.

Former council leader Rachel Bailey (Audlem, Con) has called-in last month’s highways committee decision to implement a new charging policy across Cheshire East and asked that it be referred to full council for further debate.

February 20, 2024
Red-faced council chiefs “sorry” over Wrenbury road

Red-faced council chiefs “sorry” over Wrenbury road

Red-faced highways chiefs have said “sorry” over the horrific state of a busy road in Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

It comes after angry residents erected a sign on Station Road, warning drivers the road would “break their soul as well as their vehicle”.

February 2, 2024
Cheshire East to consult on Sunday and evening parking charges

Cheshire East to consult on Sunday and evening parking charges

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is to consult the public on introducing Sunday and evening parking charges along with cashless machines after the move was backed by councillors.

The decision to hold a further public consultation was taken immediately after the highways and transport committee agreed to introduce parking charges in the currently ‘free’ towns and villages and hike up fees in those which already pay.

January 28, 2024
Cheshire East councillors approve controversial changes to parking charges

Cheshire East councillors approve controversial changes to parking charges

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Controversial plans to introduce parking charges in “free” towns and hike up prices in those which already pay have been backed by councillors.

Eleven members of Cheshire East’s highways and transport committee today (Thursday) voted in favour of implementing the new charges, with one voting against and one abstaining.

January 25, 2024
Nantwich resident’s anger at CEC reply on faded speed signs

Nantwich resident’s anger at CEC reply on faded speed signs

A Nantwich resident was stunned when Cheshire East highways bosses declined to replace road speed limit signs which are faded so badly they are no longer visible in the dark.

The signs, pictured, inform drivers entering Whitehouse Lane from Middlewich Road in Nantwich that they are moving from a 40mph zone to a 20mph zone.

January 5, 2024
Councillor raises junction fears after latest road accident

Councillor raises junction fears after latest road accident

A councillor had raised concerns about a busy road junction in Crewe after another accident there.

Cllr James Pratt says there have been several bad collisions at the junction of Frank Webb Avenue and Badger Avenue.

December 23, 2023
Protesters attend CEC meeting to demand parking charge re-think

Protesters attend CEC meeting to demand parking charge re-think

Protesters from Audlem called on Cheshire East Council to re-think plans to introduce parking charges, saying it would impact health workers and prevent businesses relocating to town centres, writes Belinda Ryan.

Placard-waving demonstrators turned up outside yesterday’s meeting of the full council at Jodrell Bank to put their arguments to councillors before next month’s highways committee meeting, when a decision on the charges will be made.

December 14, 2023