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Cheshire East Council fails on 5-year housing claim, says Government Inspector

Arthur Moran (left) and Council leader Michael Jones

Councillors have blasted Cheshire East Council after a Government Planning Inspector ruled the authority has failed to demonstrate it has s 5-year housing supply.

The Inspector’s findings are in a report upholding an appeal by a housing developer to build 94 houses on land near Sandbach.

170-homes plan in Willaston to be “refused” by planners

Willaston and Rope Cllr Brian Silvester

Planners are recommending a bid to build 170 homes on land in Willaston, Nantwich, is rejected.

But Cheshire East Council has been criticised for a delay in making the decision on the plans which are set to go to appeal.

Shavington campaigners urged to”fight” Gresty Oaks planning inquiry

Willaston and Rope Cllr Brian Silvester

A councillor has urged campaigners to prepare for a tough battle at appeal over plans for 880 homes near Shavington.

Developers have appealed to the Planning Inspectorate over their bid to build the “Gresty Oaks” site on green land bounded by Crewe Road, Rope Lane, Gresty Lane and the A500.

Police warn Nantwich villagers their cars could be towed away

Meadow View parking problems

Police have warned residents of a Nantwich village their cars could be towed away if they continue to park badly.

A letter from Nantwich Police has been delivered to residents in Willaston in a bid to tackle the growing problem of parked vehicles causing obstruction.

Council chiefs to study parking problems in Nantwich village

Meadow View parking problems

Council chiefs have pledged to study traffic problems affecting the village of Willaston near Nantwich.

An on-street parking review costing £5,000 will take place in 2014 after dozens of complaints from residents and local councillors.

Councillor and families fight Willaston homes plan for second time

Willaston and Rope Cllr Brian Silvester

A councillor has backed residents in objecting to a plan to build 40 homes on greenfield site in Willaston, Nantwich.

The proposal has been submitted for a second time by Richard Lee Ltd to Cheshire East Council for houses on land off Eastern Road.

Councillor angry over Willaston homes plan after objections lost

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A councillor has blasted a decision to allow 21 new homes in a Nantwich village after public objections were “lost” by Cheshire East Council.

The plans for 21 homes on Cheerbrook Road, Willaston, by Wainhomes (North West) were approved by the Strategic Planning Board.

New book by Willaston History Group launched at Nantwich Bookshop

Willaston book

A new book called ‘Willaston – a South Cheshire Village History’ has been launched at the Nantwich Bookshop and Coffee Lounge.

The book, unveiled on November 2, has been produced by the Willaston History Group and costs £11.95.

Motorists cause bus problems in Willaston village, Nantwich

willaston village sign

Motorists clogging up a Nantwich village by parking badly are forcing bus drivers to divert from their normal route, it has emerged.

Arriva’s number 84 service has had to bypass Willaston village centre a number of times because it cannot get through.

Government ruling exposes Nantwich to developers, fear campaigners

Eric Pickles (pic by Birmingham News Room, Flickr Creative Commons)

Nantwich campaigners fear a Government Minister rejection of Cheshire East’s 5-year land supply claim, has left the area wide open to housing developers.

Secretary of State Eric Pickles (pictured) dismissed the council’s claim it has a 5-year housing plan, when he upheld two appeals by developers.

Anger as Cheshire East axes garden waste collections for 4 months

garden waste bins (pic by Elliot Brown, Flickr creative commons)

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.

Cheshire East planners call for Willaston homes bid to be refused

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A planning application for dozens of new houses in a busy village near Nantwich looks set to be refused.

The plans submitted for 40 homes to the rear of Eastern Road in Willaston by Richard Lee Ltd, have sparked objections from campaigners.

Pioneering South Cheshire bursary students graduate from university

Bursary student Kristina, from Wistaston

Two Crewe & Nantwich students who received the first educational bursary awards introduced by a local councillor, have graduated.

Katrina Morrell and Christine Johnson were among six young people to receive the awards.

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