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Malbank School bids for expansion to take in 120 more students

Malbank School bids for expansion to take in 120 more students

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Malbank School and Sixth Form College in Nantwich is set to expand to cater for 120 extra students.

Cheshire East Council has given permission for the school on Welsh Row to expand, with work expected to begin later this year.

June 12, 2019
Shavington Village Festival earns funding boost from housing developer

Shavington Village Festival earns funding boost from housing developer

Shavington Village Festival has secured £370 sponsorship from house developer Taylor Wimpey Manchester.

The popular event, running for more than 40 years and is organised by the Shavington Village Festival and Pantomime Committee, took place on Saturday 11th May and welcomed over 400 visitors from the village and across the region.

May 19, 2019
Young Nantwich volunteers renovate emergency housing

Young Nantwich volunteers renovate emergency housing

Young National Citizen Service volunteers in Nantwich have been brushing up their DIY skills.

Big-hearted teenagers and NCS youth workers gave up a weekend to help renovate a bungalow for emergency housing at Regents Park in Nantwich.

April 13, 2019
Nantwich pupils enjoy Time Capsule competition at new Tesni housing scheme

Nantwich pupils enjoy Time Capsule competition at new Tesni housing scheme

Youngsters from three Nantwich schools donned their hard hats on a new housing development as part of a time capsule competition!

Year 4 pupils at Highfields Academy, St Anne’s Catholic Primary School and Acton C of E Primary School were challenged to fill a capsule which could be buried on the site of the new Tesni Homes development on Welshman’s Lane.

April 3, 2019
Nantwich Walled Garden Society voices fears over housing plan for historic wall

Nantwich Walled Garden Society voices fears over housing plan for historic wall

Members of the Nantwich Walled Garden Society (NWGS) have voiced concerns over plans to build new houses on the historic site off Welsh Row.

Cheshire East Council is currently considering two new planning applications for permission to build six houses on the site.

January 31, 2019
Controversial housing scheme on Bombardier site in Crewe voted through

Controversial housing scheme on Bombardier site in Crewe voted through

By Stephen Topping
A housing development in the heart of Crewe which was previously deemed “not worthy” of the town has been approved at the second attempt.

Countryside Properties has been given the green light to demolish unused buildings at the Bombardier site in West Street – along with the historic boundary wall – and build 239 homes and 24 flats in their place.

September 27, 2018
Private landlords face tougher penalties for poor housing in Cheshire East

Private landlords face tougher penalties for poor housing in Cheshire East

Private sector landlords in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of tough new penalties to crack down on poor housing standards.

Cheshire East Council has amended its housing enforcement policy to include new powers, which could see the most serious offenders banned from letting properties altogether or entered on to a national database of rogue landlords.

July 31, 2018
New Marbury Meadows home to officially open in Wrenbury

New Marbury Meadows home to officially open in Wrenbury

A new addition to a housing development in Wrenbury will be officially opened by the village school’s headteacher tomorrow (July 7).

And residents can call in on the Wimbledon-inspired launch from 11am and look around the new view home on the Marbury Meadows development.

July 6, 2018
Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

By Stephen Topping
The head of planning at Cheshire East Council has hit back at claims that fewer homes should be built in the borough over the next 12 years.

Cheshire East adopted its Local Plan for up to 2030 last July, complete with the promise to deliver 1,800 new homes every year.

July 4, 2018
Housing boss claims Cheshire East Council “misrepresents” new homes facts

Housing boss claims Cheshire East Council “misrepresents” new homes facts

A housing boss bidding to push through a 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ development in Stapeley, claims Cheshire East Council is ‘misrepresenting’ the facts about planning permissions for new homes.

Colin Muller says almost a quarter of the homes that the authority claims it has granted planning permission for were actually approved on appeal.

May 8, 2018
Councillor’s fears over Cheshire East ‘land-banking’ by housing firms

Councillor’s fears over Cheshire East ‘land-banking’ by housing firms

By Stephen Topping
More than 20,000 homes with planning permission are yet to be built in Cheshire East – with some dating back as far as 2010.

Cheshire East Council has granted planning permission for 20,441 homes that are currently unbuilt.

April 10, 2018
Nantwich housebuilder provides new football kits for Brine Leas players

Nantwich housebuilder provides new football kits for Brine Leas players

Young football stars at Brine Leas School in Nantwich have netted some new kits courtesy of a housing developer.

Anwyl Homes made the donation as a contribution to the community as part of its Audlem Road ‘Heathfields’ housing development at the back of the school.

February 21, 2018
Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East’s Local Plan has finally been formally adopted, bringing hope to those fighting ‘unsustainable’ development in Nantwich and surrounding villages.

The decision comes after a planning inspector gave Cheshire East Council’s strategic blueprint for shaping development in the borough up to 2030 a “clean bill of health” last month.

July 27, 2017