Local Plan latest commenting stage

Local Plan latest commenting stage

Representation on Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy Link to online portal for comments or download paper version. Cheshire East is inviting representations on its Submission Version of the Local Plan Strategy – before April 25th 2014 – which will be sent with the Plan for submission to the Sec of State.  You will be asked whether you consider […]

Card details stolen in Holmes Chapel

Card details stolen in Holmes Chapel

Do be careful with your bank cards and hide your PINs.  There has been a spate of ‘skimming’ at the cash point outside the Post Office in Holmes Chapel recently.  ‘Skimming’ is where card details are stolen using a tiny camera and subsequently used fraudulently.  Residents mentioned that they thought cctv had been turned off. […]

Jodrell consultation zone

Jodrell consultation zone

JODRELL BANK Observatory’s 6 mile Consultation Zone: “Planning applications for developments within this Zone are referred to the Observatory, which may object if the proposed development is likely to degrade the performance of its telescopes. A steady growth in the use of consumer products which generate radio emissions, either deliberately (mobile phones, wireless intruder alarms, […]

Cheshire West approve 38 off New Platt Lane

Cheshire West approve 38 off New Platt Lane

Cheshire West approved the development of the old Chicken Farm off New Platt Lane yesterday for 38 houses – however Cheshire East have not yet granted planning permission for the access. link to Cheshire West’s webcast of decision meeting 20th March. (c. 1 hr long)

Best place to live

Best place to live

Have you noticed that Cheshire East’s latest promotional image includes a goose and a tree next to Jodrell Bank’s image so seems to agree with LoveGoostrey that this is the best village to live in throughout the North West?

Hermitage Lane refused

Hermitage Lane refused

Proposal off Netherlea/Hermitage Lane refused at the Northern Planning Committee yesterday. Notice of decision Although Cheshire East stated that the site was sustainable for rural housing the committee fortunately refused the application for 26 houses off Netherlea on the basis that the development would be in Open Countryside and Cheshire East now has a 5 year housing supply.  […]

Jones backs Jodrell Bank on Silk fm

Jones backs Jodrell Bank on Silk fm

CEC Leader Cllr Michael Jones was questioned about potential impact of housing on Jodrell Bank Observatory this morning on Macclesfield’s Silk Radio.  He mentions an ‘exclusion zone’; indeed perhaps it should have one, but for now LoveGoostrey would like to point out JBO only has a ‘Consultation Zone’. Silk Radio dj Ditchy : “ The new ‘Cheshire […]

New plans for Swanwick Hall

New plans for Swanwick Hall

Planning ref 14/0786C .  The owners of Swanwick Hall are applying for ‘Conversion of redundant barns to an equestrian use with part re-construction, conversion of redundant barn to ancillary domestic use and provision of an outdoor riding arena’. “The equestrian use of the buildings and ménage will be shared between the private use of the applicant and a […]

Garden waste starts again

Garden waste starts again

Just a reminder that garden waste collections start again next week. The Council stopped the garden waste collections for 4 months to save more than £1m over the next four years. Councillor David Topping, Cabinet member in charge of the environment, at a Cabinet meeting on 4th March,said “It was a strategic decision based on alternative delivery […]

New Sainsbury’s approved

New Sainsbury’s approved

In the same week that Sainsbury’s Local opens in the centre of Holmes Chapel, the application for a large Sainsbury’s on the former Fisons site on London Road was approved on Wednesday at the Southern Planning Committee.  The application was approved unanimously and supported by Holmes Chapel Councillor, Les Gilbert, and the local parish councils. LoveGoostrey […]