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Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Village roads included in highways investment schedule

Villagers and councillors in Willaston have welcomed re-surfacing plans on two key roads.

Wistaston Road and Wybunbury Road, two main routes through the village, will undergo work to repair potholes and uneven surfaces.

March 9, 2015
Wistaston families urged to attend A534 safety consultation day

Wistaston families urged to attend A534 safety consultation day

Councillors in Wistaston are to stage a consultation event for families to air their views on improving the A534 road.

It comes as council highways bosses complete a route management and safety review of the busy Crewe/Nantwich road through the village.

November 8, 2014
Anger over A51 Reaseheath crossing after lights destroyed

Anger over A51 Reaseheath crossing after lights destroyed

Residents in Reaseheath near Nantwich are demanding action to repair a busy A51 crossing which was smashed up in an accident.

The traffic lights on the main Nantwich to Chester route near Reaseheath College were left out of action for three days.

August 28, 2014
Cheshire East Council blames drainage workers for road sign blunder

Cheshire East Council blames drainage workers for road sign blunder

Crewe and Nantwich highways chiefs say a road sign spelling blunder was caused by drainage workers.

Residents noticed this botched spelling outside Mablins Lane Primary School, in Leighton, Crewe.

July 7, 2014
Highways to tackle “ghastly” grass verge mess in Nantwich village

Highways to tackle “ghastly” grass verge mess in Nantwich village

Highways chiefs have vowed to fix a parking problem in Nantwich which has turned a village street into a “ghastly mess”. Residents living on Circle Avenue in Willaston say motorists parking on grass verges have caused an eyesore.

June 17, 2014
More Government cash earmarked to tackle potholes on Nantwich roads

More Government cash earmarked to tackle potholes on Nantwich roads

Crewe and Nantwich is to get a “double cash boost” to help blitz the area’s pothole-ridden roads. The Department for Transport (DfT) revealed Cheshire East’s share of a £103.5 million pot to deal with the damage caused by severe weather is £1.25 million.

March 24, 2014
Pothole complaints drop 90%, claim Cheshire East Council bosses

Pothole complaints drop 90%, claim Cheshire East Council bosses

Council chiefs claim they are winning the fight against pothole plagued roads across Nantwich and Crewe. Cheshire East Council say they have reduced the number of reported potholes by 90% in a year.

November 27, 2013
Parents win fight for new crossing at Nantwich primary school

Parents win fight for new crossing at Nantwich primary school

A school crossing on a busy Nantwich street is to be installed after years of campaigning by parents. The crossing will be built on Wellington Road outside St Anne’s Catholic Primary in October, Cheshire East Highways have confirmed.

September 12, 2013
Snow and ice sparks more road and bin delays in South Cheshire

Snow and ice sparks more road and bin delays in South Cheshire

More winter snow and ice is causing problems on South Cheshire’s roads and with bin collections. Refuse teams are battling to catch up with bin collections across the region after snow and ice caused a backlog.

January 21, 2013
Cheshire East highways vow to repair potholes plaguing Marsh Lane, Nantwich

Cheshire East highways vow to repair potholes plaguing Marsh Lane, Nantwich

Highways chiefs have promised to fix the pot-hole problems plaguing residents and motorists on Marsh Lane in Nantwich. Cheshire East Council says it has sent a team to assess the road which has sparked complaints from residents, teachers and town councillors.

January 10, 2013
Residents demand action on potholes plaguing Marsh Lane, Nantwich

Residents demand action on potholes plaguing Marsh Lane, Nantwich

These are some of the potholes plaguing a busy road in Nantwich, leaving community leaders fearing for children’s safety. Residents, headteachers and town councillors are calling for Cheshire East to carry out urgent repairs to Marsh Lane.

January 8, 2013
Nantwich road repairs boosted by £2.3m grant to Cheshire East Council

Nantwich road repairs boosted by £2.3m grant to Cheshire East Council

Work on damaged roads in and around Nantwich has been bolstered by a £2.3 million grant from the Government. The funding comes after Cheshire East councillors lobbied Ministers for more cash to repair highways badly damaged by freezing winters and floods.

December 21, 2012
New Cheshire East highways deal for Nantwich roads

New Cheshire East highways deal for Nantwich roads

Nantwich’s roads will be maintained by a different company after Cheshire East Council unveiled its new approach to servicing the area’s highways. A new fleet of gritting vehicles, roadwork updates via Twitter and savings of more than £1 million a year are being promised by the council.

October 5, 2011