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Highways works programme unveiled for 2022-23 in Cheshire East

Highways works programme unveiled for 2022-23 in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has outlined its planned works programme for highways in 2022-23.

The programme includes repairs and renovations on roads, paths and bridges in and around the Nantwich area as well as across the borough.

April 7, 2022
“Quality assurance officers” to inspect Cheshire East road repairs

“Quality assurance officers” to inspect Cheshire East road repairs

New “quality assurance officers” are to be used by Cheshire East Council to inspect work carried out on the borough’s roads.

The authority said it aims to improve the quality of highways repairs after mounting criticism about the state of the area’s roads.

March 23, 2022
£7 million for Cheshire East roads in 2022-23 amid councillor warnings

£7 million for Cheshire East roads in 2022-23 amid councillor warnings

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council needs to invest as much as it can now to improve its highways to avoid closing unsafe roads in the future, a councillor warned.

It comes as the authority has included £7 million in its capital programme in 2022/3 for highways.

February 13, 2022
400 years to repair Cheshire East’s crumbling roads, says highways boss

400 years to repair Cheshire East’s crumbling roads, says highways boss

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Repairing Cheshire East’s roads will take a staggering 400 years if the investment from government continues at the same rate.

That’s the claim made by the chair of the highways committee at Cheshire East Council, Cllr Craig Browne.

September 24, 2021
Drivers warned as CEC steps up road repairs programme

Drivers warned as CEC steps up road repairs programme

Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of some disruption as Cheshire East Council steps up its road repairs programme in next few weeks.

With major gas pipe works on Welsh Row, bridge repairs on A530 Whitchurch Road, and fibre broadband works across the town, it could be a summer of delays and diversions.

August 2, 2021
Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

The busy A530 Whitchurch Road near Nantwich is to be closed for up to eight days for major canal bridge repairs.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route and follow diversions between July 31 and August 8.

July 30, 2021
Llangollen Canal at Hurleston to close for urgent repairs

Llangollen Canal at Hurleston to close for urgent repairs

A section of the busy Llangollen Canal at Hurleston in Nantwich is to close for urgent repairs.

Canal River Trust engineers are on site between Bridges 3 and 4 due to a “severe leakage” and a full closure will take place from Tuesday (April 20).

April 16, 2021
Cheerbrook Farm Shop still open despite A51 road closure for repairs

Cheerbrook Farm Shop still open despite A51 road closure for repairs

Bosses at Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich say they are still open this weekend – despite the main A51 Newcastle Road being closed by highways for major repair work.

The business was preparing for a busy Valentine’s weekend when they told about the closure by a customer.

February 12, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich Athletics Club forced to scrap home competitions

Crewe & Nantwich Athletics Club forced to scrap home competitions

Crewe & Nantwich Athletics Club have been told they can no longer host competitions because of the state of the council-owned Cumberland Arena track.

The news is a blow for the popular club which can host up to six major competitions every year.

February 5, 2020
Alpraham villagers battle to fix drains on crumbling Cheshire road

Alpraham villagers battle to fix drains on crumbling Cheshire road

Villagers say they have been fighting for authorities to fix blocked drains which have flooded their pothole-ridden road for almost four years.

Families on Hilbre bank in Alpraham say Cheshire East Council and water companies have not carried out essential repairs on a section of the route.

June 13, 2019
Nantwich Civic Society calls for action on town’s crumbling pavements

Nantwich Civic Society calls for action on town’s crumbling pavements

Disgruntled members of Nantwich Civic Society are aiming to ruffle Cheshire East Council feathers over the crumbling state of the town’s pavements.

They have launched their new “Puddleduck Campaign” to pressure the authority into much-needed repairs.

April 10, 2019
Councillor issues roads warning despite more Government pothole cash for Cheshire East

Councillor issues roads warning despite more Government pothole cash for Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The Government has handed borough chiefs another funding boost to tackle potholes – but an opposition councillor warns some roads might never be restored.

Cheshire East Council has been given an extra £533,171 from the Department for Transport to improve the borough’s roads.

April 8, 2019
Government to spend £8 million on repairing Cheshire’s crumbling roads

Government to spend £8 million on repairing Cheshire’s crumbling roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The Government is set to invest more than £8 million on patching up Cheshire’s roads next year.

Cheshire East Council will receive £4,632,000 from the Department for Transport in 2019-20, while Cheshire West and Chester Council will receive £3,525,000.

November 14, 2018