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Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

A Planning Inspector has backed Cheshire East’s delayed Local Plan for shaping future development – almost three years after it was first submitted.

But the authority still faces a further delay before the Plan is formally adopted.

December 15, 2016
Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Campaigners in Wistaston have been dealt a blow after the Government allowed a developer’s appeal to build 300 houses on Witters Field.

Cheshire East Council had rejected plans by Gladman Developments for the green land off Church Lane.

September 21, 2016
Protect Stapeley campaigners welcome Wainhomes plan rejection

Protect Stapeley campaigners welcome Wainhomes plan rejection

Campaigners have welcomed a decision by councillors to reject for a second time a plan to build 104 homes on land off Audlem Road in Nantwich.

The controversial plan, for land behind Brine Leas School in Stapeley, was first rejected in November by Cheshire East Council.

July 13, 2016
Revised Cheshire East Local Plan to be re-submitted to inspector

Revised Cheshire East Local Plan to be re-submitted to inspector

Cheshire East Council’s much-delayed Local Plan is finally being re-submitted for inspection – two years after its original effort was handed in.

Council bosses have been revising the Local Plan after staging a NINTH public consultation exercise.

July 12, 2016
Showpeople’s bid for Hack Green site in Nantwich to go before appeal

Showpeople’s bid for Hack Green site in Nantwich to go before appeal

Residents fighting plans to turn the former RAF Hack Green camp in Nantwich into a site for travelling Showpeople will see the proposals put before an appeal hearing next week.

The original application to convert the site next to a quiet residential area off Coole Lane as submitted nearly two years ago.

February 1, 2016
Bunbury Neighbourhood Plan passes milestone

Bunbury Neighbourhood Plan passes milestone

Bunbury’s Neighbourhood Plan has successfully passed a key milestone.

The plan, designed to protect the community from unplanned and unsustainable development, has been given the green light by a planning examiner.

December 19, 2015
Crewe Engineering and Design UTC gets planning permission

Crewe Engineering and Design UTC gets planning permission

The new Crewe Engineering and Design UTC has been granted planning permission to allow construction to begin.



The new £10.6 million University Technical College will regenerate the heart of Crewe, with building work on the Victoria Centre, West Street campus starting in January next year.

December 3, 2015
£14 million of Section 106 money sits unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers

£14 million of Section 106 money sits unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers

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More than £14 million from housing developers is sitting unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers, we can reveal today.

The staggering amount was uncovered in a Freedom of Information Act, which revealed only half of Section 106 contributions received from developers since 2010-11 has been invested.

October 21, 2015
Former Star Inn manager voices anger over Acton pub closure

Former Star Inn manager voices anger over Acton pub closure

The former manager of a 500-year-old Nantwich pub set to be turned into housing, has blasted brewery agents for wrongly labelling it a failing pub.

Paul Beaton was the last manager of The Star Inn, in Acton, before Enterprise Inns decided to sell it.

September 24, 2015
Willaston School to stage public meeting over housing plans

Willaston School to stage public meeting over housing plans

Campaigners in Willaston are urging residents to attend a public meeting to discuss controversial housing applications.

The meeting will be at Willaston Primary School on Monday February 9, starting at 7pm.

February 6, 2015
New bid to build 120 homes in Willaston angers councillor

New bid to build 120 homes in Willaston angers councillor

A councillor has blasted yet another planning application to build new homes on green fields in Willaston, Nantwich.

Wainhomes has submitted a proposal for a 120-home development on a site off Cheerbrook Road.

January 22, 2015
Planning appeal adjourned into 11 homes off Wrens Close, Nantwich

Planning appeal adjourned into 11 homes off Wrens Close, Nantwich

A planning appeal into a bid to build homes off Wrens Close in Nantwich has been adjourned until November.

Nantwich South and Stapeley councillors attended the hearing which took place at Crewe Alexandra’s Gresty Road stadium.

September 23, 2014
Councillor urges judicial review over Willaston homes appeal decision

Councillor urges judicial review over Willaston homes appeal decision

A councillor has called for a controversial planning appeal decision in Nantwich to be taken to judicial review.

Willaston and Rope Cllr Brian Silvester believes the 146-home Moorfields planning decision to be taken to judicial review by the Cheshire East Council.

August 14, 2014