CEC feel Local Plan still on course

CEC feel Local Plan still on course

Cheshire East evidence has ‘significant’ implications for local plan.   Place Northwest 15 Dec 2015, 10:06 Jessica Middleton-Pugh The Government inspector overseeing Cheshire East’s local plan has published his views on the latest evidence put forward by the council, which increases the amount of homes and employment land the borough will deliver by 2030. The examination […]

Brereton’s Neighbourhood Plan given examiner’s approval

Brereton’s Neighbourhood Plan given examiner’s approval

Brereton has successfully passed a key milestone after their draft Neighbourhood Plan (the first in Cheshire East) has been passed by the Planning Examiner, but with no Local Plan or 5 year Housing Supply it will be interesting to see how effective it will be in resisting unwanted development.    Cheshire East press release 11th Dec 2015: Brereton’s Neighbourhood Plan […]

Further proposal for 2 houses by 51 Main Rd

It is encouraging when a developer acknowledges the influence of Jodrell Bank Telescope on planning applications for new houses in the village.  A new application 15/5517C  has been posted for 2 houses on the land between 51 and 61 Main Road. Originally three larger houses were approved on this site, when JBO did not raise any […]

CEC Leader resigns

CEC Leader resigns

Apparently Micheal Jones has resigned as Leader of Cheshire East Council following questions over contracts, with a statement expected tomorrow.

Scout Hut funds boosted

“My sincere thanks to everyone who helped to make last night’s Christmas Light Switch-on such a success, we managed to raise a whopping £950 from the event towards the cost of building the Scout Hut – well done team!”  Yours in Scouting,  David Giles – Group Scout Leader. There is great news too that the […]

Great evening at Lights switch-on

Well done to all the Scouts and their helpers for a fun evening on the Bogbean.  Burgers, hot dogs, mulled wine – and carols with the festive Rode Hall Silver Band.

CEC statement of case for Shearbrook appeal

CEC statement of case for Shearbrook appeal

Cheshire East’s ‘Statement of case’ has now been put on the 14/5579C  planning page for the May 2016 Gladman Appeal, along with supporting documents: link to LPA CEC Statement of Case

Keep fairy lights in their boxes?

Keep fairy lights in their boxes?

There have been a few light-hearted comments in the media about fairy lights slowing down ones wifi connection, and a new Ofcom app that can check for electromagnetic radiation interference – and there is a very interesting piece in The Guardian. It could be why Jodrell don’t string fairy lights all around the Lovell’s infrastructure each Christmas – and maybe the Ofcom […]

HS2 terminus for Crewe

The news of the confirmed HS2 Terminus at Crewe and acceleration of the route’s construction will open up Cheshire East’s opportunities for jobs and housing, and may have implications for the Local Plan when assessing the OAN [Objectively Assessed Needs] for the area.  South Cheshire would become the gateway to the ‘Northern Power House’.  You can […]