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Bickerton Hill housing expansion bid thrown out by councillors

Bickerton Hill housing expansion bid thrown out by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A developer’s bid to add four more homes to a rural development near Bickerton Hill has been rejected by councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee turned down a scheme from Torus Group to build 17 homes – including six affordable properties – on vacant former agricultural land in Mill Lane, Bulkeley.

October 30, 2019
Cheshire East vows to tackle developers who breach planning rules

Cheshire East vows to tackle developers who breach planning rules

Cheshire East Council bosses have pledged to tackle developers who breach conditions set down as part of planning permission.

Approval for new housing and other buildings is often granted ‘subject to conditions’, ranging from colour of materials, technical matters involving contaminated land and drainage, and even times and days when construction work is permitted.

October 11, 2019
Council to play bigger role in HS2 design through Cheshire

Council to play bigger role in HS2 design through Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is set to play a key role in making decisions on HS2’s construction and design.

The council agreed on Thursday (July 18) to become a ‘qualifying authority’ for Phase 2a – the route between Crewe and Birmingham – in parts of the high-speed rail route that sit in the borough.

July 19, 2019
New homes planned next to historic Walled Garden in Nantwich

New homes planned next to historic Walled Garden in Nantwich

A developer has submitted plans to build six houses next to the site of the historic Walled Garden in Nantwich.

But councillors are calling for conditions on the proposals by 4 Real Developments Ltd to include restoring the listed wall and setting up a fund to maintain the site in future years.

January 16, 2019
Nantwich Mayor joins campaign over fracking planning loophole

Nantwich Mayor joins campaign over fracking planning loophole

Nantwich Mayor and town councillor David Marren has joined 800 others across the UK to fight a Government bid to make easier planning regulations for fracking companies.

Under the proposals, fracking firms wishing to carry out exploratory drilling in areas of Cheshire will not have to obtain planning permission from local authorities.

January 8, 2019
A500 dualling project to start in 2020 after planning approval gained

A500 dualling project to start in 2020 after planning approval gained

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A major project to dual the A500 single carriageway between Crewe will start in 2020 after it was given planning approval.

The £55 million project has been unanimously approved by Cheshire East Council’s strategic planning board at a meeting yesterday (December 19).

December 20, 2018
Aldi unveils plan to demolish Nantwich store and build larger one

Aldi unveils plan to demolish Nantwich store and build larger one

Aldi supermarket chiefs have unveiled plans to demolish the current Nantwich store and build a bigger one in its place.

The store, on Station Road, has grown in popularity since opening in the early 2000s and bosses say a new store is now needed to cope with demand.

July 28, 2018
Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

By Stephen Topping
The head of planning at Cheshire East Council has hit back at claims that fewer homes should be built in the borough over the next 12 years.

Cheshire East adopted its Local Plan for up to 2030 last July, complete with the promise to deliver 1,800 new homes every year.

July 4, 2018
Alextra Group expands services into personal wealth advice

Alextra Group expands services into personal wealth advice

Crewe & Nantwich finance firm Alextra Group is expanding to offer more services including personal wealth management advice.

Alextra Wealth Management Limited has a team with more than 40 years’ financial planning experience, to be headed up by Steven Pepper who has recently joined the business.

June 15, 2018
South Cheshire finance team to tackle Pretty Muddy Challenge for charity

South Cheshire finance team to tackle Pretty Muddy Challenge for charity

Female colleagues from the South Cheshire office of Financial Planning firm 1825 are donning pink T-shirts and trainers for their third Pretty Muddy challenge.

Work pals from the firm’s office on Crewe Business Park will take on a 5k obstacle course as part of Cancer Research’s Race for Life event at Cholmondeley Castle, near Nantwich.

June 4, 2018
Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

By Stephen Topping
A Wybunbury councillor says there is “no point” in having the local plan if Cheshire East Council doesn’t do more to scrutinise housing developers.

Cllr Janet Clowes, cabinet member for adult social care and integration, spoke out at a southern planning committee meeting over an application to build 44 houses in Shavington.

May 3, 2018
Congestion fears over plans for 44 new homes in Shavington

Congestion fears over plans for 44 new homes in Shavington

By Stephen Topping
Planning chiefs are being urged to keep congestion in mind when deciding whether to approve a 44-home development in Shavington.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee will consider a reserved matters planning application from Wainhomes for the development on land behind Chestnut Avenue.

April 30, 2018
Family run farm in Marbury to become wedding venue

Family run farm in Marbury to become wedding venue

By Stephen Topping
A family-run farm in Marbury, near Wrenbury, could soon become home to a wedding venue after being granted a licence for music.

Grange Farm was given permission by Cheshire East Council for live and recorded music on Saturdays from 6pm to 12.30am.

April 30, 2018