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Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

By Jonathan White
Villagers have blasted housing developers after a Wistaston landmark tree was ripped up and chucked in a skip.

The solitary hawthorn, known by locals as “the tree”, was uprooted as part of the housing development on Witters Field off Church Lane.

September 11, 2019
Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

Wistaston ‘Church Lane chasm’ repairs finally underway after two weeks

By Jonathan White
Work started today on repairing the ‘Church Lane chasm’ sink-hole in Wistaston – more than two weeks after it first appeared.

Cheshire East Council highways teams arrived on scene to begin the repairs after the sink-hole emerged on June 26.

July 11, 2018
Sink hole appears on main road in Wistaston

Sink hole appears on main road in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
A large hole has appeared in the middle of Church Lane in Wistaston.

Police and highways engineers were called out at a collapsed section of the road, “probably caused by drainage”.

June 26, 2018
Cheshire East WON’T challenge Wistaston Witters Field decision

Cheshire East WON’T challenge Wistaston Witters Field decision

Cheshire East Council chiefs will NOT challenge the appeal decision set to allow 300 homes built on Witters Field green space in Wistaston.

Hands Off Wistaston campaigners had hoped Cheshire East would mount a challenge against the Secretary of State’s decision to allow the plans by Gladman Developments.

October 24, 2016
Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Wistaston campaigners call for Gladman homes court appeal

Community leaders in Wistaston are calling for council chiefs to challenge a Government decision to allow 300 homes on Witters Field.

The Secretary of State’s decision to allow Gladman Developments to build on the popular green fields off Church Lane has left many angry.

October 2, 2016
Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

The Government’s decision to allow 300 homes to be built on Witters Field in Wistaston, has undermined the Nantwich-Crewe green gap.

That was the warning from Cheshire East Councillor Ainsley Arnold.

September 24, 2016
Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Campaigners in Wistaston have been dealt a blow after the Government allowed a developer’s appeal to build 300 houses on Witters Field.

Cheshire East Council had rejected plans by Gladman Developments for the green land off Church Lane.

September 21, 2016
Hands Off Wistaston campaign fights Witter’s Field plan

Hands Off Wistaston campaign fights Witter’s Field plan

Campaigners in Wistaston are urging residents to fight a housing developer’s bid to build on Witter’s Field.

Gladman Homes is going to appeal over their second application for 300 houses on the village’s green area.

November 27, 2015
MP Edward Timpson: Muller Homes appeal decision “well worth the wait”

MP Edward Timpson: Muller Homes appeal decision “well worth the wait”

Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson spoke of his delight after the Muller Homes appeal to build 1,100-homes in Stapeley was thrown out by the Government.

Muller had appealed after an initial refusal by Cheshire East Council to allow their first phase of the proposed “Nantwich South” village off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

March 18, 2015
Hands Off Wistaston campaigners demand “Green Belt” to fight off developers

Hands Off Wistaston campaigners demand “Green Belt” to fight off developers

Campaigners in Wistaston have pleaded with Cheshire East Council to create a new “Green Belt” to stop more green areas being lost to developers.

They say the interim findings of the planning inspector’s examination of the Local Plan are a “kick in the teeth” for villages like Wistaston.

November 22, 2014
Wistaston campaigners call on public inquiry support against Gladman

Wistaston campaigners call on public inquiry support against Gladman

A six-day public inquiry into a controversial planning appeal in Wistaston near Nantwich is underway.

Gladman Developments appealed against refusal of their application to build around 300 homes on Witters Field.

August 6, 2014
Wistaston campaigners blast Gladman’s new Witters Field plan

Wistaston campaigners blast Gladman’s new Witters Field plan

Campaigners in Wistaston hit out at a developer’s second application to build 300 homes on village land known as “Witters Field”.

They spoke out after Gladman Developments Ltd submitted the second application for the land off Church Lane.

July 16, 2014
Wistaston campaigners call on more to fight Witters Field housing plans

Wistaston campaigners call on more to fight Witters Field housing plans

Campaigners in Wistaston near Nantwich are urging residents to lodge objections against a 300-home development before it’s too late. Gladman Developments wants to build up to 300 houses on land off Church Lane, in Wistaston, known locally as Witters Field.

April 4, 2014