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South Cheshire Councillor and UKIP supporter backs Trump’s US travel ban

South Cheshire Councillor and UKIP supporter backs Trump’s US travel ban

A South Cheshire councillor and UKIP supporter wants ‘rigorous vetting’ similar to Donald Trump’s controversial US travel ban on seven Muslim countries.

Cllr Brian Silvester, from Willaston, believes it should be the UK’s top priority to “address the Islamist threat”.

January 30, 2017
New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

New road crossing boosts safety on Rope Lane in Willaston

Road safety campaigners in Willaston are celebrating after a new crossing was installed on busy Rope Lane.

Local councillors in Willaston and Rope have been fighting for the crossing for years.

November 5, 2016
Rope councillors take part in Winter clean up campaign

Rope councillors take part in Winter clean up campaign

Rope parish councillors teamed up to carry out a clean-up of the village.

Councillors agreed walkways like Evergreen Way needed the same attention given to gardens.

October 8, 2016
Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan will not be in place before late 2016 at the earliest, a report says.

Campaigners in Nantwich fear this could pave the way for more developers to submit housing applications on green land.

September 18, 2015
Cheshire East elections: Sarah Pochin wins Willaston and Rope seat

Cheshire East elections: Sarah Pochin wins Willaston and Rope seat

By Kirsty Rollings
Voters in Willaston and Rope Ward made a bold statement with their appointment of first time candidate Sarah Pochin.

Conservative candidate Pochin took the seat from outspoken UKIP candidate Brian Silvester in a comfortable victory in the Cheshire East Council elections.

May 8, 2015
UKIP’s Brian Silvester fights for Willaston and Rope seats

UKIP’s Brian Silvester fights for Willaston and Rope seats

Willaston and Rope Councillor Brian Silvester has been selected as candidate for the ward in Cheshire East Council elections on May 7.

Cllr Silvester has also been nominated for election to Rope Parish Council, with elections on the same day.

April 2, 2015
Councillors raise traffic fears over Shavington road closure

Councillors raise traffic fears over Shavington road closure

Councillors in Shavington fear the closure of a main road in the village for 10 weeks will cause chaos in surrounding streets.

Work on the new spine road between the A500 roundabout and Gresty Bridge will mean the closure of the road in May.

March 22, 2015
Campaigners win fight to stop 880 homes at Gresty Oaks, Shavington

Campaigners win fight to stop 880 homes at Gresty Oaks, Shavington

Residents and councillors in Shavington have won their fight to stop a 880-house development at Gresty Oaks.

Developers Himor Group had appealed to the Secretary of State after Cheshire East Council originally threw out the plan for the massive development bordering the A500, Gresty Road and Rope Lane.

January 21, 2015
Villagers near Nantwich fight plans for giant slurry lagoon near school

Villagers near Nantwich fight plans for giant slurry lagoon near school

Villagers and councillors near Nantwich are fighting to stop a giant slurry lagoon being created on land near their homes.

Developers want to create a 300-acre site including the lagoon the size of two Olympic swimming pools on land off Rope Hall Lane, Rope, near Willaston.

September 12, 2014
Anger as Cheshire East axes garden waste collections for 4 months

Anger as Cheshire East axes garden waste collections for 4 months

Garden waste collections across Nantwich and Crewe are to be axed for four months to save money. But the move by Cheshire East Council has sparked anger from residents, according to local councillors.

October 16, 2013
Willaston and Rope councillor backs fight against 880 homes

Willaston and Rope councillor backs fight against 880 homes

A Willaston and Rope councillor has urged residents to fight plans for almost 900 houses on green land near their villages. Himor Group Ltd has applied to build an 880-house “Gresty Oaks” development on land bounded by Rope Lane, Gresty Lane, Crewe Road and the A500 in Rope and Shavington.

August 9, 2013
Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

October 24, 2012
Rope residents win double yellow lines battle at primary school

Rope residents win double yellow lines battle at primary school

Campaigners have won their fight to have double yellow lines on streets around a primary school in Wistaston. The lines are now on streets around Berkeley Primary School, Rope, and the traffic order will come into force on June 25.

June 18, 2012