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Cheshire East “Homes for Ukraine” scheme a success, says council

Cheshire East “Homes for Ukraine” scheme a success, says council

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East says the Homes for Ukraine Scheme has been successful but some refugees have been re-matched with new sponsors because of failed safeguarding checks or relationship breakdowns.

Dan Coyne, operational lead at Cheshire East for the Homes for Ukraine Scheme, said the council had so far inspected 139 of the 204 homes offered in the borough.

May 26, 2022
More than 170 CEC families offer homes to Ukraine refugees

More than 170 CEC families offer homes to Ukraine refugees

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
More than 170 families in Cheshire East have now offered a place in their homes to Ukrainian refugees.

Latest available figures released by Cheshire East Council – up to May 4 – show the number of residents who applied for the Homes for Ukraine Scheme increased by 33% in a week.

May 12, 2022
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Plans for 84 more homes in Shavington approved amid objections

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans for 84 homes and a commercial scheme at Shavington have been approved despite concerns about over-development.

Anwyl Homes submitted a full application for the residential scheme on land south of Newcastle Road and Stock Lane and outline plans for up to 700sqm of retail development.

May 5, 2022
62 Ukrainian refugees settled in Cheshire East

62 Ukrainian refugees settled in Cheshire East

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Sixty-two Ukrainian refugees are now living in Cheshire East with residents who have welcomed them into their homes and another 316 have applied for visas.

Cheshire East mayor Cllr Sarah Pochin (pictured) said the council is playing its part in welcoming refugees to the borough.

April 30, 2022
84 new homes plan for Shavington/Wybunbury “triangle” set for approval

84 new homes plan for Shavington/Wybunbury “triangle” set for approval

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans for 84 homes and a commercial development at Shavington are recommended for approval despite claims the number of houses exceeds that originally agreed.

Anwyl Homes has submitted a full application for the homes and outline plans for up to 700sqm of retail development.

April 30, 2022
Cheshire East Council welcomes its first Ukrainian refugees

Cheshire East Council welcomes its first Ukrainian refugees

A number of Ukrainian refugees have now settled in Cheshire East under the Homes for Ukraine scheme, the council has confirmed.

So far, 13 people have now arrived and settled with more set to come.

April 21, 2022
Planners back 45 new homes bid near Wrenbury despite objections

Planners back 45 new homes bid near Wrenbury despite objections

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans to build 45 affordable homes in the open countryside in Wrenbury have been recommended for approval despite objections from the parish council and local residents.

Sovini Homes wants to build the houses across two plots, on land south of Sandfield House, Station Road.

October 19, 2021
FEATURE: Empty homes and homelessness – state of the property market

FEATURE: Empty homes and homelessness – state of the property market

The property market in the UK seems to have been in a state of flux for years now, thanks primarily to an ongoing imbalance between supply and demand.

September 16, 2021
Developer amends plans for 149 new homes in Crewe Green

Developer amends plans for 149 new homes in Crewe Green

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A developer has amended plans to build 151 homes on a site in Crewe after the application was deferred by the council’s strategic planning board.

David Wilson Homes and the Duchy of Lancaster are now asking for permission to build 149 homes on the greenfield site off Sydney Road.

August 12, 2021
150 new homes in Shavington “triangle” given planning permission

150 new homes in Shavington “triangle” given planning permission

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than 150 new homes have been given planning permission in the Shavington triangle.

Cheshire East’s Strategic Planning Board voted unanimously today (Feb 24) to allow phase two of development within the area, despite concerns over drainage and flooding.

February 24, 2021
Cheshire East Council scheme claims to deliver more affordable homes

Cheshire East Council scheme claims to deliver more affordable homes

Cheshire East Council says a new housing development framework will ensure greater control on the type, price and forms of housing on council-owned land sold to developers.

June 17, 2020
Beechmere aftermath

Beechmere: Probe into fire continues as 34 found new places

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Council chiefs say their top priority following the Beechmere fire is finding the right accommodation for its former residents.

The retirement home complex, in Crewe, partially collapsed following a fire on August 8, leading to its 150 residents being evacuated.

September 12, 2019
44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

44 “affordable” homes bid in Shavington rejected by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A bid to revive plans for new homes on a stretch of Shavington countryside has been rebuffed by councillors.

Keyworker Homes and the Guinness Partnership wanted to build 44 affordable homes in Newcastle Road – on land to the west of the Esso garage.

August 11, 2019