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CEC agrees new winter gritting routes as 230km removed

CEC agrees new winter gritting routes as 230km removed

Up to 230km of roads will be removed from Cheshire East Council’s winter gritting routes, the authority has confirmed.

The review into gritting – called “Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure” (WMHI) code of practice – will see 103km of roads added to the routes.

June 25, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Gritting u-turn “victory for common sense”

READER’S LETTER: Gritting u-turn “victory for common sense”

Dear Editor

I have fought long and hard for residents from our Ward and for those who use Colleys Lane to access either the A534 Crewe/Nantwich Road or the A530 Middlewich Road, by repeatedly asking for Cheshire East’s Labour/Independent Administration to reconsider their decision to cut it from the Winter Gritting Routes.

May 13, 2021
Reaseheath student project hailed by British Horse Society

Reaseheath student project hailed by British Horse Society

A project by Reaseheath College equine students in Nantwich to identify safe off road routes for horse riders has been recognised with a British Horse Society (BHS) national award.

The students plotted more than 300 bridleways or footpaths with bridleway rights in Staffordshire which could be lost if not officially re-recorded on new maps by 2026.

December 28, 2020
Controversial Cheshire East gritting plan “called in” by councillors

Controversial Cheshire East gritting plan “called in” by councillors

Opposition Cheshire East councillors have “called in” a Cabinet decision to back plans to remove scores of rural roads off gritting routes.

More than 200 roads including many rural lanes in and around Nantwich will be taken off Cheshire East Council’s gritting routes from October under the revised Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure (WMHI) proposal.

February 19, 2020
Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than 200 roads including many rural lanes in and around Nantwich will be taken off Cheshire East Council’s gritting routes after councillors approved the plan.

The controversial policy, which will come into effect from October this year, has been met with fierce criticism with many saying the council is putting lives in danger.

February 5, 2020
Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening bus services running in Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Congleton are being retained.

All subsidised evening services in Cheshire East were due to be axed in a bid to save £1.5 million in costs.

February 7, 2018
Jeanette Walker

Cheshire East to review “walking routes to school” plan amid fury

Council bosses will review plans to scrap school transport and force some Nantwich pupils to walk to school.

Cheshire East had passed a motion to axe free school buses on five routes, including Willaston to Malbank and Brine Leas schools in Nantwich.

July 19, 2016