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Nantwich councillor “staggered” by Sec of State’s Stapeley road ruling

Nantwich councillor “staggered” by Sec of State’s Stapeley road ruling

A Nantwich councillor said he was “staggered” and “bitterly disappointed” after a Cabinet minister gave the go ahead for housing developers to use an “unsafe” access point.

Stapeley campaigners lost their fight this week to prevent Wainhomes from narrowing busy Audlem Road from 7m to just 5.5m.

February 8, 2017
Nantwich and Crewe residents face almost 5% hike in Cheshire East Council Tax

Nantwich and Crewe residents face almost 5% hike in Cheshire East Council Tax

Families across Nantwich and Crewe are facing a 4.99% hike in Cheshire East Council Tax bills, it has emerged.

The whopping rise comes as the authority revealed it has to find £100 million of savings by 2020.

January 31, 2017
Nantwich residents face 3.99% hike in Council Tax in 2017

Nantwich residents face 3.99% hike in Council Tax in 2017

Nantwich families face a 3.99% rise in Council Tax as Cheshire East Council bids to find £100m savings.

The announcement means many face significantly larger tax bills in 2017-18, and follows a 3.75% increase in April this year.

November 3, 2016
Muller appeals for Nantwich South housing REFUSED by Government

Muller appeals for Nantwich South housing REFUSED by Government

Ministers have refused a controversial appeal by Muller Property Group to build the first phase of a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” development in Stapeley.

The developer had applied to build 189 homes and an access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

August 12, 2016
Councillor blasts Wain Homes for “back door” Nantwich housing plans

Councillor blasts Wain Homes for “back door” Nantwich housing plans

A councillor has accused developers Wain Homes of trying to pass plans for 104 houses in Nantwich “by the back door”.

Cllr Peter Groves hit out after it emerged the developer has submitted a second bid to build homes on land off Audlem Road at the rear of Brine Leas School.

March 8, 2016
Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Nantwich Town councillors have voted to support Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre, which is threatened with closure by Cheshire East.

The centre, on Dog Lane, provides services to hundreds of families and their young children every week.

February 9, 2016
Council tax to rise by 3.75% for Nantwich householders

Council tax to rise by 3.75% for Nantwich householders

Nantwich householders face a Council Tax of 3.75 per cent as Cheshire East bid to raise cash for “frontline services”.

Councillors say the rise is “to be regretted” but claim it is needed to fund services for the vulnerable, elderly and young.

February 1, 2016
Nantwich dementia business scoops top prize in Dabbers Den contest

Nantwich dementia business scoops top prize in Dabbers Den contest

A business which aids dementia sufferers has scooped first prize in this year’s Dabbers Den competition in Nantwich.

Jonny Morris and his company Nudgu helps sufferers to remember vital appointments and when to take medication.

November 19, 2015
Government ruling on Muller Homes appeal in Stapeley delayed again

Government ruling on Muller Homes appeal in Stapeley delayed again

A government ruling on the controversial Muller Homes housing application for Stapeley in Nantwich has been delayed once more.

Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Local Communities, was due to give his ruling on or before November 17.

November 17, 2015
Councillor urges public debate over Nantwich South bypass plan

Councillor urges public debate over Nantwich South bypass plan

A Nantwich councillor has urged resident to air their views on whether plans for a Nantwich South bypass linking the A500 to the A530 are viable.

Cheshire East Council leader Cllr Michael Jones revealed last week how the idea is being considered in a bid to alleviate traffic problems in Nantwich.

September 2, 2015
Blow for Stapeley campaign as Government reverses Muller Property ruling

Blow for Stapeley campaign as Government reverses Muller Property ruling

New Local Government Communities Secretary Greg Clark has reversed a decision to dismiss Muller Property Group’s appeal over refusal for its “Nantwich South” development.

In March, Eric Pickles overruled a planning inspector and dismissed Muller’s appeal against Cheshire East Council, which had refused permission for 189 homes and an access road.

July 7, 2015
Dabbers’ Den competition offers top prize worth £10,000

Dabbers’ Den competition offers top prize worth £10,000

Entrepreneurs in Nantwich will be entering the Dabbers’ Den again as the business competition returns for a fourth year.

And this time it is bigger than ever, with the best new business or business idea in line to win a top prize worth a whopping £10,000.

July 7, 2015
Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is new Independent group leader

Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is new Independent group leader

A Nantwich Town councillor has been made new leader of Cheshire East Council’s Independent group.

Cllr Arthur Moran, who represents Nantwich North and West, takes over as leader after previously leader Brendan Murphy lost his seat in the elections.

June 1, 2015