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Cheshire East Council plans to remove green belt site allocations

Cheshire East Council plans to remove green belt site allocations

Cheshire East Council is bidding to ditch some housing allocations from its Local Plan Strategy to prevent them swallowing up more green belt.

The move comes as the authority takes next steps to finalising the second part of its Local Plan Strategy.

September 16, 2020
Cheshire East blasts Secretary of State in letter over Stapeley appeal

Cheshire East blasts Secretary of State in letter over Stapeley appeal

Council chiefs have issued a stinging open letter to the Secretary of State, strongly criticising his decision to grant a planning appeal to build homes in Nantwich.

August 24, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Government White Paper on planning a blow for Crewe

READER’S LETTER: Government White Paper on planning a blow for Crewe

Dear Editor,
The Tory Government’s Planning for the Future White Paper will virtually give housing developers the licence to do what they want, where they want and local people will not be allowed to protest.

August 13, 2020
Nantwich Civic Hall extension plans submitted to Cheshire East

Nantwich Civic Hall extension plans submitted to Cheshire East

Nantwich Town Council has submitted an application to extend the town’s Civic Hall.

These images show how the hall will look once the £200,000 extension has been completed on the side facing Marks & Spencer store.

January 10, 2020
Cheshire East has 7.5 years housing land supply, says authority

Cheshire East has 7.5 years housing land supply, says authority

Cheshire East Council has a housing land supply figure of 7.5 years, the authority says.

The rise, from a figure of 7.2 years in the same period in the previous year, means more opportunity for people wanting to get on the housing ladder can access affordable housing or move into a new home.

January 8, 2020
Cheshire East Council defends planning appeals better, figures show

Cheshire East Council defends planning appeals better, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is becoming more successful in defending planning appeals, new figures appear to suggest.

December 19, 2019
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