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Councillors push through 20mph “restrictions” scheme for Cheshire East roads

Councillors push through 20mph “restrictions” scheme for Cheshire East roads

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Councillors have voted to approve “the principle of introducing 20mph speed restrictions where appropriate” in Cheshire East towns following farcical scenes.

Members debated the motion during the authority’s full council meeting yesterday (December 16) — the third to be held virtually.

December 17, 2020
20’s Plenty campaigners bid for improvements across Cheshire East

20’s Plenty campaigners bid for improvements across Cheshire East

A campaign to impose a 20mph speed limit on most residential streets across Cheshire East is gathering pace.

Cheshire East Council is due to discuss proposals for extending the limit on many more roads in May.

April 28, 2020
Countryside forum bids to slow drivers down on South Cheshire’s rural roads

Countryside forum bids to slow drivers down on South Cheshire’s rural roads

By Stephen Topping
A Nantwich man and chairman of countryside access group says a “culture change” is needed to slow drivers down on the area’s rural roads.

The Cheshire East countryside access forum wants to see an end to irresponsible driving on narrow country roads – particularly on unmarked roads which are set at the national speed limit.

June 22, 2018
Council chiefs resist calls for mandatory 20mph limits outside Nantwich schools

Council chiefs resist calls for mandatory 20mph limits outside Nantwich schools

By Stephen Topping
Cheshire East Council insists it has no immediate intention of introducing mandatory 20mph speed limits despite renewed calls to boost road safety.

National campaign group 20 is Plenty – which has local branches in Nantwich, Crewe, Congleton, Sandbach, Wilmslow and Bollington – is again urging the council to lower the speed limit in built-up areas.

April 19, 2018
Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Rail travellers in Crewe and Nantwich could be delayed by Storm Brian this weekend, operators have warned.

Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail say the severe weather forecast means emergency speed restrictions will be in place on the Nantwich-Crewe line between Wales and Manchester.

October 20, 2017
Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich officers stage “week of speed” road safety campaign

Nantwich beat officers are staging a “Week of Speed” road safety campaign in and around the town.

Officers are carrying out speed enforcement across the area, targeting a number of roads.

April 20, 2017
Cheshire Police buy 16 new speed devices to target rogue drivers

Cheshire Police buy 16 new speed devices to target rogue drivers

Police chiefs in Cheshire have bought 16 state-of-the-art speed enforcement devices to target rogue drivers in the county.

The devices are some of the most advanced compact all-in-one digital video cameras available.

February 23, 2016
Vulcan to make final flight at Cholmondeley Pageant of Power

Vulcan to make final flight at Cholmondeley Pageant of Power

This year’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power near Nantwich will host the world’s only flying Vulcan – on its last ever flight in Cheshire.

The Vulcan to the Sky Trust, which owns and operates the aircraft, has announced that 2015 will be the final flying season for the Vulcan XH558.

June 2, 2015
Nantwich Police use mobile camera to target speeders

Nantwich Police use mobile camera to target speeders

Nantwich Police have been hitting the town’s busiest roads to clamp down on rogue drivers.

PCSOs have been out and about at various “hot spots” in response to concerns about traffic from residents.

February 12, 2015