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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
Nantwich South artist impression, unveiled back in 2012

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
Nantwich Town Council welcomes new Labour councillor

Nantwich Town Council welcomes new Labour councillor

By Sara Royle
Nantwich Town Council is to have a Labour councillor for the first time in many years.

Douglas Bowyer-Bates, a Labour party candidate, polled 1,240 votes to secure one of seven seats representing Nantwich North & West on the town council.

May 10, 2015
Four Cheshire East borough councillors in Nantwich retain seats

Four Cheshire East borough councillors in Nantwich retain seats

By Kirsty Rollings & Sara Royle
Four councillors representing Nantwich on Cheshire East Council have retained their seats in the borough elections.

Peter Groves and Andrew Martin, both Conservative, triumphed in Nantwich South and Stapeley.

May 9, 2015
Nantwich Independent hits back at riverside car park plan

Nantwich Independent hits back at riverside car park plan

An Independent councillor in Nantwich has hit back at initial plans to build a car park on green space near the River Weaver.

Conservative councillors David Marren and Peter Groves say the site, behind Nantwich Pool off Wall Lane, is viable despite flood fears.

April 3, 2015
New Nantwich car park by River Weaver viable, say councillors

New Nantwich car park by River Weaver viable, say councillors

A new car park on the River Weaver flood plain in Nantwich could work, councillors say.

The town council has looked at different sites amid plans to build more parking space for Nantwich town centre visitors.

April 2, 2015
Protect Stapeley campaigners say community defeated Muller

Protect Stapeley campaigners say community defeated Muller

More campaigners have expressed their relief that Muller Developments’ appeal for a 1,100-house “Nantwich South” development in Stapeley has been rejected.

Pat Cullen, of campaign group Protect Stapeley, has worked alongside Stapeley Parish councillors and residents to fight Muller’s plans for land between Peter de Stapleigh Way, Audlem Road and London Road.

March 18, 2015
Muller Homes appeal for Stapeley housing thrown out by Eric Pickles

Muller Homes appeal for Stapeley housing thrown out by Eric Pickles

The Secretary of State has kicked out Muller Homes’ appeal to build the first phase of a 1,100-home development in Stapeley, Nantwich.

The announcement, a year since a four-day public inquiry into the appeal, has been welcomed by campaigners and councillors alike.

March 18, 2015
Holly Holy Day organisers hail ‘best ever’ Battle of Nantwich

Holly Holy Day organisers hail ‘best ever’ Battle of Nantwich

Organisers of Holly Holy Day in Nantwich have paid tribute to volunteers who helped make the event the most successful ever.

Thousands flocked into town, despite the roadworks and traffic problems, to enjoy what many believe was the biggest ever staged in its 43 years.

January 26, 2015
Council Leader Michael Jones “sorry” for Nantwich roadworks chaos

Council Leader Michael Jones “sorry” for Nantwich roadworks chaos

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones today apologised to Nantwich residents caught up in the traffic chaos gripping the town.

Cllr Jones and Nantwich South and Stapeley Cllr Peter Groves told Nantwichnews they were “sorry” after a flood of complaints about roadworks causing massive delays on Holly Holy Day.

January 24, 2015
Nantwich headteacher calls for street lights to be turned back on

Nantwich headteacher calls for street lights to be turned back on

A Nantwich headteacher is leading calls for council chiefs to switch street lights back on to boost safety.

Andrew Cliffe, head of Brine Leas Academy on Audlem Road, has twice written to Cheshire East Council raising concerns about streets plunged into darkness.

January 20, 2015