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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
New code of practice to end “Bodge job” pothole repairs in Cheshire East

New code of practice to end “Bodge job” pothole repairs in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors and officers at Cheshire East are hopeful a new code of practice will mean the end of ‘bodge job’ pothole repairs on major roads.

Cheshire East Council is set to adopt a new code of practice for road maintenance – called the Well Managed Highway Infrastructure – in line with Government guidelines introduced two years ago.

October 16, 2018
Shropshire Union Canal collapse near Middlewich will cost £3 million

Shropshire Union Canal collapse near Middlewich will cost £3 million

Work has started on the next phase to repair the Shropshire Union Canal breach near Middlewich after a giant 12-metre deep hole was left in the canal bank.

Paddle gates on the locks, which allow water into the canal, had been left open by a member of the public which caused the canal to overflow.

September 7, 2018
Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

By Jonathan White
Work started today on repairing the ‘Church Lane chasm’ sink-hole in Wistaston – more than two weeks after it first appeared.

Cheshire East Council highways teams arrived on scene to begin the repairs after the sink-hole emerged on June 26.

July 11, 2018
Cheshire East roads could get worse next winter, councillor fears

Cheshire East roads could get worse next winter, councillor fears

By Stephen Topping
Roads across South Cheshire could get a whole lot worse next winter.

That’s the warning from Cheshire East Council Conservative Cllr George Walton who says not enough work has been done to patch up the borough’s roads after last winter.

June 20, 2018
Cheshire East Council will not change roads repair strategy despite criticism

Cheshire East Council will not change roads repair strategy despite criticism

By Stephen Topping
The councillor in charge of Cheshire East’s roads insists their approach to repairing potholes is “the right way forward”.

Cllr Don Stockton believes engineers should be sent out to conduct structural repairs in a preventative way, rather than repair potholes as and when they need filling.

May 9, 2018
Police warn of bogus caller targeting Nantwich households

Police warn of bogus caller targeting Nantwich households

A bogus caller asking to do building or roof repairs is targeting Nantwich households, police have warned.

Officers are urging residents to check on elderly neighbours and make them aware of the alert.

March 28, 2018
Busy Nantwich roads to be closed for major highway repairs

Busy Nantwich roads to be closed for major highway repairs

Key Nantwich roads are to be closed to allow for highway repairs and improvements, said Cheshire East Council.

Highways teams are targeting busy routes including Station Road, Prachitts Row, and Millstone Lane with work beginning this weekend, March 25 – just five days before the start of Nantwich Jazz Festival.

March 20, 2018
Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Highways chiefs in Cheshire East have almost doubled the number of pothole repair teams in a bid to tackle the rapid rise in road defects.

Drivers are faced with hundreds of potholes on many journeys around Crewe and Nantwich, with major roads also badly affected.

February 14, 2018
M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

A £3 million Highways Agency project to repair bridges over the M6 motorway in South Cheshire starts this week.

And it will mean the full closure of southbound and northbound carriageways on some days.

January 20, 2015