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Latest Cheshire East housing supply ruling “big blow”, says Nantwich campaigner

Nantwich South artist impression, Muller

A campaigner fighting  housing developments in Nantwich fears the latest ruling by a planning inspector on Cheshire East’s 5-year supply is a “huge blow”.

Pat Cullen, who heads the Protect Stapeley group, says residents have been “let down”.

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.

Nantwich Walled Garden Society fight to save piece of history

North wall of Nantwich Walled Garden

Members of Nantwich Walled Garden Society have vowed to fight to restore the garden and turn it into a tourist attraction.

The garden site is owned by a private developer who has permission from Cheshire East Council to build properties on the site.

Town council agrees £24,000 CCTV boost for Nantwich

CCTV in Nantwich with Cllr David Marren

CCTV coverage in Nantwich has been given a major boost after a new agreement between police and council chiefs.

A partnership review examining use of the 15 CCTV cameras in the town was carried out by Nantwich Police, Cheshire East Council and Nantwich Town Council.

Motorists delay warning as A500 widening gets underway at junction 16

A500 widening graphic

Nantwich drivers are being warned about major works about to start on the A500 on the approach to the M6.

Work is starting on multi-million pound road improvements scheme designed to improve traffic between Crewe and Nantwich and the motorway.

Ruling on Muller Homes’ “Nantwich South” inquiry due in July

Nantwich South artist impression, Muller

A Government decision on the controversial Muller Homes “Nantwich South” development in Stapeley is now expected in July.

The Planning Inspectorate has revealed it is preparing  its recommendations to submit to the Secretary of State.

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.

Dozens of schools in Nantwich and villages hit by teachers strike

striking teachers (pic by peoplesworld)

A number of schools in and around Nantwich will be hit by the national teachers strike tomorrow (March 26).

The latest list issued by Cheshire East Council shows several schools will either be closed or partially closed because staff will be involved in strike action.

More Government cash earmarked to tackle potholes on Nantwich roads

Potholes repairs image

Crewe and Nantwich is to get a “double cash boost” to help blitz the area’s pothole-ridden roads.

The Department for Transport (DfT) revealed Cheshire East’s share of a £103.5 million pot to deal with the damage caused by severe weather is £1.25 million.

Cheshire East to review green bin suspension plans in 2014-15

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

Council chiefs have pledged to review the suspension of green waste collection services in Cheshire East in 2014-15.

It comes as families across Nantwich have been able to put their green bins out for the first time in four months.

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.

Audlem man found guilty of £1,200 housing benefit fraud

scales of justice (pic by Citizensheep)

A South Cheshire man who fraudulently claimed more than £1,200 in benefits has been ordered by magistrates to repay the money.

David Wainwright, 42, formerly of Shropshire Street, Audlem, pleaded guilty at South and East Cheshire Magistrates’ Court.

Welsh Row in Nantwich to close for emergency sewer works

Welsh Row/Weaver Bank, Nantwich

Busy Welsh Row in Nantwich is to be closed for up to two weeks for major works on a collapsed sewer.

The closure will be from its junction with Waterlode to its junction with Taylor Drive.

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