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CEC plans two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

CEC plans two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

Residents are being urged to air views on two new schemes for more direct links for walking and cycling between Crewe railway station and the town centre.

Cheshire East Council says it aims to improve pedestrian and cycle links to encourage an increase in “active travel”.

April 26, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Highway Code changes have “positive” impact on safety

READER’S LETTER: Highway Code changes have “positive” impact on safety

Dear Editor,
As the cycling and walking champion for Cheshire East Council I am very grateful for the changes in the highway Code that protect pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders.

Walking around myself I have enjoyed walking over junctions rather than running to get out of the way of a vehicle and I have experienced an overall positive impact to my safety whilst being active than before the changes.

February 7, 2022
Plan for Walking and Cycling network in Cheshire East gets go ahead

Plan for Walking and Cycling network in Cheshire East gets go ahead

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East has given the go ahead for a plan to develop walking and cycling networks.

Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) have been developed for Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield and Wilmslow.

November 23, 2021
Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Plans to improve cycling and walking provision across Cheshire East have been approved by council leadership.

The CEC cabinet today approved the implementation of “Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans” (LCWIPs) — covering Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield, and Wilmslow.

March 9, 2021
New cycling infrastructure in Cheshire East “will provide safety”

New cycling infrastructure in Cheshire East “will provide safety”

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
New cycling infrastructure “will enable the most vulnerable people in our society to maintain their independence by providing safety” in Cheshire East.

That’s according to Cllr Suzie Akers Smith, Cheshire East Council’s Cycling and Walking Champion.

February 23, 2021
READER’S LETTER: “20’s Plenty” Motion is great day for Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: “20’s Plenty” Motion is great day for Cheshire East

Dear Editor,
It was a wonderful feeling being part of the Cheshire East Labour/Independent administration on Wednesday 16th December after voting in favour of a 20’s Plenty in 2020 motion to reduce speed limits on Cheshire East roads where people live and work, on housing developments, town and village centres.

December 22, 2020
£588,000 grant to boost cycling and walking in Cheshire East

£588,000 grant to boost cycling and walking in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council is to develop new schemes to promote cycling and walking in the borough after being awarded £588,000 by the government.

The grant follows a bid by the council for a second phase of “active travel” funding from Department for Transport.

November 28, 2020
READER’S LETTER: My aims as CEC Cycling and Walking Champion

READER’S LETTER: My aims as CEC Cycling and Walking Champion

Dear Editor,
One of my aims as a Cheshire East Councillor is to improve the safety of our roads.

Anybody in Cheshire East who has crossed roads and roundabout junctions will have either been tooted off the road, or not been ‘allowed’ to cross.

November 22, 2020
FEATURE: Outdoor adventures when visiting Swanage

FEATURE: Outdoor adventures when visiting Swanage

When planning to visit Swanage, you probably look forward to the many natural sightseeing opportunities.

Every single one of them has that ‘wow’ factor.

October 17, 2020
FEATURE: Making the most of CEC walking and cycling initiative

FEATURE: Making the most of CEC walking and cycling initiative

Many of us are struggling with cabin fever.

With the pandemic’s key public health measure being social distancing, a lot of us have had to stay hunkered down at home with our families, having no idea when things will pick up again.

August 31, 2020
Cheshire East Council unveils nine new walking/cycling schemes

Cheshire East Council unveils nine new walking/cycling schemes

Cheshire East Council has unveiled its first nine walking and cycling schemes to boost Covid-19 recovery – but none are in Nantwich.

The schemes are the first active travel projects to support the borough through the pandemic.

August 10, 2020
Campaign group welcomes CEC plan for more walking and cycling

Campaign group welcomes CEC plan for more walking and cycling

A South Cheshire group campaigning for more sustainable transport, has welcomed Cheshire East Council’s plans to boost cycling and walking facilities.

Ben Wye, who runs Active Crewe Travel, said there needs to be a commitment to improving measures for safer, more comfortable and more convenient facilities for walking and cycling.

June 26, 2020
New Cheshire East leader appoints a “cycling and walking champion”

New Cheshire East leader appoints a “cycling and walking champion”

Cheshire East Council’s new leader has appointed a “cycling and walking champion” in a bid to get more people more active.

Cllr Sam Corcoran has appointed Independent Councillor Suzie Akers Smith to the post.

June 19, 2019