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Coole Lane accident in icy conditions

Non-gritted road caused “catastrophic accidents” on icy roads, councillors told

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Three days of icy, non-gritted roads near Nantwich and Audlem saw “three catastrophic accidents and the school bus cancelled”, the former leader of Cheshire East Council said.

Cllr Rachel Bailey (Audlem, Con) told a full council she had not intended speaking on the winter gritting programme and had planned to ask a question about home school transport.

December 16, 2021
Plan for Walking and Cycling network in Cheshire East gets go ahead

Plan for Walking and Cycling network in Cheshire East gets go ahead

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East has given the go ahead for a plan to develop walking and cycling networks.

Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) have been developed for Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield and Wilmslow.

November 23, 2021
Cheshire East unveils “ambitious” plan to transform bus services

Cheshire East unveils “ambitious” plan to transform bus services

Cheshire East Council has drawn up what it says are “ambitious plans” to transform bus services across the borough.

It hopes the Cheshire East Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) will boost the number of people using buses, which has fallen 24% in the past decade.

November 8, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Concern over Cheshire East “UK100 Network” motion

READER’S LETTER: Concern over Cheshire East “UK100 Network” motion

Dear Editor
At the recent Cheshire East Council meeting (20/10/21), Cllr Quentin Abel presented a notice of motion asking that the Council pledge to join the UK100 Network.

No one can deny Cllr Abel’s commitment or sincerity in bringing this motion to Council and I applaud and support his ambition for a carbon neutral borough.

October 24, 2021
LilaConnect begins fibre broadband work in Nantwich

LilaConnect begins fibre broadband work in Nantwich

Broadband company LilaConnect has started work on updating fibre connectivity in Nantwich and Crewe.

Construction is now underway in Stapeley with the aim of providing all homes and businesses access to a gigabit full fibre open access network by the end of 2023.

July 16, 2021
CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV bosses have hit back at claims they have not provided enough information on the system’s effectiveness in Nantwich.

Town councillors questioned at a meeting last week whether they should be paying almost £25,000 a year for the monitoring of its 14 cameras.

July 12, 2021
FEATURE: What Nantwich’s upcoming fibre internet means for you

FEATURE: What Nantwich’s upcoming fibre internet means for you

Following a plan from internet provider Openreach, work will soon be underway for the installation of a greater fibre network for homes and businesses in Nantwich.

Scheduled to begin in August of 2021, the fibre network is expected to see a gradual rollout until complete availability in late 2024.

May 3, 2021
Nantwich Local Transport Delivery Plan unveiled by Cheshire East

Nantwich Local Transport Delivery Plan unveiled by Cheshire East

Nantwich residents can air their views on local transport and parking plans unveiled for the town.

The consultations, which end on 31 January, seek the views of people, communities, elected members and other stakeholders.

January 6, 2021
Cheshire East bus network review to undergo fresh review

Cheshire East bus network review to undergo fresh review

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Another review of Cheshire East’s bus network is on the cards – two years after the last one saw evening and weekend services axed.

Cheshire East Council has faced repeated calls to reinvest in bus services since the last review in 2018, which led to the council cutting £1 million from its subsidised bus budget.

January 26, 2020
South Cheshire town and parish councils “invited” to help fund bus network

South Cheshire town and parish councils “invited” to help fund bus network

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Town and parish councils are being invited to chip in alongside Cheshire East Council to help improve the borough’s bus network.

CEC recently confirmed it is working with neighbouring Cheshire West and Chester Council to fund a Sunday service for Crewe, Shavington, Leighton Hospital, Middlewich, Winsford and Northwich.

January 15, 2020
Crewe Bus Users Group calls for more support for transport network

Crewe Bus Users Group calls for more support for transport network

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A group championing bus users across Cheshire is determined to see better transport links made a priority by council chiefs.

Crewe and District Bus Users Group (CDBUG) was set up to challenge cuts proposed in Cheshire East Council’s 2017 bus review.

November 29, 2019
Damaged mains hits water supply for thousands in Nantwich

Damaged mains hits water supply for thousands in Nantwich

A damaged water mains network has hit the supply to thousands of Nantwich residents.

United Utilities engineers are now on site in the Barony Road area to repair the damage.

November 3, 2016
Angry Nantwich Vodafone customers hit out at network problems

Angry Nantwich Vodafone customers hit out at network problems

Furious Vodafone customers in Nantwich have called on the mobile phone provider to improve its service in the area.

Many have tweeted this week that they have been without a network signal, some for several days.

July 8, 2014