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Councillors call on CEC boss to drive Middlewich Road diversion

Councillors call on CEC boss to drive Middlewich Road diversion

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Three councillors have called on Cheshire East Council’s chief executive to drive the 10.6 mile diversion route caused by A530 Middlewich Road closure to see the havoc it is causing local people.

Rachel Bailey, who represents Audlem, Margaret Simon, of Wistaston, and Patrick Redstone, of Odd Rode ward, have written to Lorraine O’Donnell saying the road closure has blocked important ambulance routes, added delays to commutes and caused disruption throughout Crewe and Nantwich.

June 11, 2022
Plan unveiled for major changes to Colleys Lane junction with A530

Plan unveiled for major changes to Colleys Lane junction with A530

Plans have been unveiled to change the junction of Colleys Lane with the A530 Middlewich Road in Willaston.

Draft proposals from Cheshire East highways include making it no entry into Colleys Lane from the A530.

September 24, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Are we wasting CEC Leader’s “precious time”?

READER’S LETTER: Are we wasting CEC Leader’s “precious time”?

Dear Editor
At the most recent Cheshire East virtual Cabinet meeting, Cllr Sam Corcoran was irritated that questions to both himself and his Labour/Independent coalition Cabinet, from other equally elected Councillors, took up just over 40 minutes of the meeting.

July 10, 2020
Margaret Simon

READER’S LETTER: Leader of Cheshire East Council is “rattled”

Dear Editor

At last Tuesday’s virtual Cheshire East Council’s Cabinet meeting, I was outraged to have to listen to the Labour Leader of the Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, launch into a tirade blaming the previous Conservative administration for the Well Managed Highways Infrastructure Policy which his own Cabinet team had only recently unanimously voted through

May 14, 2020
Willaston and Wistaston call for HGVs to be moved off A534

Willaston and Wistaston call for HGVs to be moved off A534

Councillors are calling for HGVs to be taken off the busy A534 Crewe/Nantwich Road through Willaston and Wistaston.

Margaret Simon, Jacquie Weatherill and Sarah Pochin want to see lorries removed from road after its speed limit was reduction from 40mph to 30mph.

July 8, 2015
Wistaston sports association awarded £8,200 Cheshire East grant

Wistaston sports association awarded £8,200 Cheshire East grant

Wistaston Sports and Leisure Association has been awarded a £8,200 grant to boost its bid to widen involvement in the local community.

The Cheshire East Council grant will support WSLA’s application for £75,000 from environmental body Wren to help pay for a pavilion extension.

March 18, 2015
Wistaston celebrates as Gladman’s Witters Field appeal kicked out

Wistaston celebrates as Gladman’s Witters Field appeal kicked out

Councillors and campaigners in Wistaston are celebrating after an appeal won by Gladman Developments to build 300 homes was overturned by the Government.

Gladman wanted to build the homes on land off Church Lane, Wistaston, but were initially refused by Cheshire East Council.

March 2, 2015
Wistaston road users call for Broughton Lane safety action

Wistaston road users call for Broughton Lane safety action

Road users in Wistaston are calling for improvements to a busy junction they believe poses a danger to motorists and cyclists.

Cheshire East councillors met with highways staff, parish councillors, Sustrans and ActiveTravelCrewe to discuss the A534 Crewe/Nantwich Road junction with Broughton Lane.

December 27, 2014
Hands Off Wistaston group urge residents to fight Harlequin plan

Hands Off Wistaston group urge residents to fight Harlequin plan

Campaigners are calling on Wistaston residents to voice their concerns about proposed housing north of Wistaston Green Road to the planning inspector before it’s too late.

Harlequin, property developers based in Liverpool, have appealed to the Planning Inspectorate to consider their application to build 150 houses on land off Wistaston Green Road, Wistaston.

December 12, 2014
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
South Cheshire public “misled” over dementia care council hearing

South Cheshire public “misled” over dementia care council hearing

A Wistaston councillor has accused opposition of “misleading” the public over a Cheshire East Council hearing on dementia care.

Cllr Margaret Simon hit out after a “call-in” by Labour opposition over Cheshire East’s new plan for dementia care over next few years.

August 9, 2014
Wistaston campaigners call on public inquiry support against Gladman

Wistaston campaigners call on public inquiry support against Gladman

A six-day public inquiry into a controversial planning appeal in Wistaston near Nantwich is underway.

Gladman Developments appealed against refusal of their application to build around 300 homes on Witters Field.

August 6, 2014
Wistaston campaigners blast Gladman’s new Witters Field plan

Wistaston campaigners blast Gladman’s new Witters Field plan

Campaigners in Wistaston hit out at a developer’s second application to build 300 homes on village land known as “Witters Field”.

They spoke out after Gladman Developments Ltd submitted the second application for the land off Church Lane.

July 16, 2014