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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
Bentley Motors set to get go ahead for Crewe site redevelopment

Bentley Motors set to get go ahead for Crewe site redevelopment

By Stephen Topping
Bentley Motors looks set to be given the green light by Cheshire East Council on its latest redevelopment plans for the Pyms Lane site in Crewe.

The firm, which employs thousands of people in Nantwich and Crewe, wants to build two, four-storey office blocks as part of its revamped campus.

April 24, 2018
Appeal over 41 homes plan for Wrenbury rules in Cheshire East’s favour

Appeal over 41 homes plan for Wrenbury rules in Cheshire East’s favour

Plans for 41 homes on the outskirts of Wrenbury near Nantwich have been rejected by a planning inspector after a two-day appeal.

Gladman Developments appealed against the Cheshire East Council decision to refuse permission for the houses on a green field site, claiming the authority could not demonstrate a five-year supply of housing land.

April 13, 2018
Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Air quality data in Nantwich and other towns was “deliberately manipulated” by Cheshire East Council for three years, a damning report concludes.

Cheshire East Council, which monitors nitrogen dioxide levels at around 100 sites, has been criticised over data inaccuracies submitted to Defra.

July 28, 2017
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