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Crewe and Nantwich housing provider Wulvern unveils merger

Crewe and Nantwich housing provider Wulvern unveils merger

South Cheshire homes provider Wulvern Housing Ltd has become part of The Guinness Partnership Ltd following a legal merger.

Wulvern’s 5,500 homes, including a number of extra care schemes across Cheshire and Staffordshire, have transferred to Guinness.

February 5, 2017
Wainhomes plan for 104 homes in Nantwich back before council

Wainhomes plan for 104 homes in Nantwich back before council

A controversial plan to build more than 100 homes on land behind Brine Leas School in Nantwich goes back before councillors this week.

Wainhomes already has permission for around 40 homes on a parcel of land (pictured) accessed off Audlem Road after winning an appeal over original rejection in 2014.

July 11, 2016
Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Cheshire East Council denies Redsands site to become housing

Council chiefs have denied reports the former Redsands children’s home site in Willaston is to become a housing development. One local Willaston resident said he was told by workmen on the site it was to be demolished for a housing estate. But 12 months ago, Cheshire East Leader Cllr Michael Jones said the site would be taken over by car[Read More…]

March 9, 2016
Campaigners in Nantwich say wrong type of housing being built

Campaigners in Nantwich say wrong type of housing being built

Campaigners say a new study shows the wrong type of housing is being planned or built in parts of Nantwich.

An extensive report, focusing on Stapeley and Batherton, shows only 77 of 630 houses planned or built since 2010 will suit future needs of residents.

February 23, 2016
Council approves plan to turn Acton’s Star Inn pub into housing

Council approves plan to turn Acton’s Star Inn pub into housing

Planners have passed proposals to turn a listed Nantwich pub into houses, despite objections from councillors and residents.

The Star Inn, on Chester Road in Acton, will be converted into three residential units after Cheshire East Council approved the scheme.

February 22, 2016
Plan for new Alpraham village pavilion and homes set for approval

Plan for new Alpraham village pavilion and homes set for approval

A new village pavilion and recreation area could be built in Alpraham if plans for a 20-home development are passed.

The Wellcome Trust Ltd wants to build on a parcel of land where an existing play is sited, south of the A51, in the village near Nantwich.

January 30, 2016
Wulvern Housing to close Nantwich payments office

Wulvern Housing to close Nantwich payments office

Housing provider Wulvern is to close its office in Nantwich because of a drop in numbers using it.

The organisation has announced it is to close two town centre offices, one in Crewe and the one in Nantwich, from July 24.

June 23, 2015
Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East has until end of July to submit more evidence in its fight to get a Local Plan recognised.

The new deadline has been set by planning inspectors to take account of the general and local elections.

April 7, 2015
Judicial review ends on Moorfields homes plan in Willaston

Judicial review ends on Moorfields homes plan in Willaston

A judicial review decision on controversial housing plans for Willaston has been delayed.

The two-day hearing into plans for 146 houses off Moorfields took place in London.

February 16, 2015
Councillors blast Cheshire East over four-fold rise in housing appeal losses

Councillors blast Cheshire East over four-fold rise in housing appeal losses

Opposition councillors have blasted Conservative-led Cheshire East Council over the growing number of housing appeal losses.

New figures show Cheshire East has lost a staggering 29 appeals in 2014 alone – four times the number they lost in 2012.

December 3, 2014
Cheshire East councillor steps aside as ‘flawed’ Local Plan costs top £3.7 million

Cheshire East councillor steps aside as ‘flawed’ Local Plan costs top £3.7 million

Furious opposition councillors have called for Cheshire East Council heads to roll after figures revealed £3.7 million has been spent on the authority’s flawed Local Plan.

And the first casualty was unveiled today, as Cllr David Brown who has overseen the Plan since 2010 announced he is stepping aside.

November 19, 2014
Protect Stapeley campaigner blasts council over Local Plan problems

Protect Stapeley campaigner blasts council over Local Plan problems

A campaigner fighting to keep developers away from Stapeley and Nantwich says Cheshire East’s Local Plan delay will “inevitably lead” to more unsuitable developments.

Pat Cullen, who runs Protect Stapeley, has blasted council staff for failing after five years to get the Local Plan adopted.

November 18, 2014
Six-month delay to Cheshire East Local Plan after planning inspector’s criticism

Six-month delay to Cheshire East Local Plan after planning inspector’s criticism

A damning report by a Planning Inspector has told Cheshire East Council its long-awaited Local Plan is still not good enough to be adopted.

The blow, described as “regrettable” by council chiefs, was delivered by an inspector giving his “interim views” on the Plan’s soundness and legal compliance.

November 12, 2014