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£5 million to improve three Cheshire East danger roads

£5 million to improve three Cheshire East danger roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than £5 million is to be spent on improving three dangerous Cheshire East roads including one in Crewe.

Cheshire East Council is to secure £1.1 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to improve the A532 at West Street, in Crewe.

March 10, 2020
Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

A Cheshire East Council report shows the authority could be about to cut 230km of roads from its winter gritting routes – including a number of rural roads around Nantwich.

The Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure report, to go before councillors next week, highlights potential changes to its winter service.

January 29, 2020
Plans for 13 new “rapid response units” to cut deaths on Cheshire roads

Plans for 13 new “rapid response units” to cut deaths on Cheshire roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Thirteen new rapid response rescue units could soon be introduced across Cheshire including one in Nantwich in an effort to cut the number of deaths on the county’s roads.

December 10, 2019
Police and fire chiefs’ fears as fatal accidents rise on Cheshire roads

Police and fire chiefs’ fears as fatal accidents rise on Cheshire roads

Chief Officers from Cheshire’s three emergency services have voiced their concerns at the rising number of people being killed on the county’s roads.

Forty-six people died in road traffic collisions in Cheshire in 2018, and this year so far 22 people have died – more than one a week.

May 9, 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
Councillors demand action over Cheshire East pothole repairs

Councillors demand action over Cheshire East pothole repairs

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Action is being demanded to fill Cheshire East’s potholes after councillors complained that patched up roads are breaking back up.

Cllr Mick Warren, independent member for Macclesfield East, told Thursday’s full council meeting that two potholes in his ward have broken back up just three weeks after they were repaired.

December 15, 2018
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
Ringway Jacobs lands Cheshire East Council highways contract

Ringway Jacobs lands Cheshire East Council highways contract

Ringway Jacobs has landed a £600 million contract from Cheshire East Council to continue managing its highways service across the borough.

The council approved the award of a new contract to deliver highways services for up to 15 years.

September 6, 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
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
Operation Crossbow targets criminals on Cheshire roads

Operation Crossbow targets criminals on Cheshire roads

Police ran Operation Crossbow today to catch criminals crossing Cheshire’s borders.

Officers from four forces took part in the crackdown, designed to disrupt the criminal network using key routes in the county.

March 9, 2016