West Warrington Transport

Warrington to trigger £8.2m Omega highways spending

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Warrington Council’s executive board will next week be asked to give the go-ahead to Omega Local Highways Phase 3, a series of improvements to the road network around the Omega site, now firmly established as a logistics hotspot and moving into a phase of residential development.

Government awards £105m to bridge housing viability gap

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Chancellor Philip Hammond and Communities Secretary Sajid Javid have confirmed the first round of allocations from the £5bn Housing Infrastructure Fund, backing 18 projects across the region with awards of between £300,000 and £12m.

Norman resigns from Cheshire East

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Bill Norman, the local authority’s director of legal services and its monitoring officer, had been one of three senior officials suspended from duty over the course of this year.

Police to investigate air quality claims

Cheshire Constabulary has confirmed that it has launched a formal investigation into the manipulation of air quality data in Cheshire East between 2012 and 2014.

Halton Curve

Work starts on Halton Curve rail project

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Network Rail has started work on the 1.5 mile-long stretch of rail track intended to unlock leisure and business opportunities between the Liverpool city region, its airport, Cheshire and North Wales.

Ce Local Plan

Cheshire East ends long wait for Local Plan approval

A planning inspector has backed Cheshire East’s Local Plan for shaping development in the borough up to 2030, bringing examination of the plan to a close and ensuring formal adoption of the plan is only weeks away.