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  • Council appoints Congleton Link Road contractor

    Cheshire East Council has appointed civil engineering company Graham Construction to deliver the Congleton Link Road scheme – which could begin construction later this year. The 5.5km (3.5-mile) road will unlock key sites for housing and employment...

    • Posted July 17, 2018
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  • Council launches consultation on delivery of highways services

    The council currently carries out highways safety inspections in accordance with its current Code of Practice for Highway Safety Inspections 2013. This document was developed using the guidance provided in Well Maintained Highways, published in 2005 by...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Car crash in Holmes Chapel yesterday

    A collision took place yesterday in Holmes Chapel after two cars and a tractor were involved in an accident. The incident happened on Marsh Lane, just after 8am. Fire crews from Holmes Chapel, Sandback and Congleton attended...

    • Posted July 7, 2018
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  • Summer drink drug drive campaign launched

    Cheshire Roads Policing team and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have today, Thursday 14th June, launched their joint annual crackdown on drink and drug drivers. The initiative, which this year coincides with the World Cup, is set to...

    • Posted June 14, 2018
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  • Warning to motorists following spate of incidents on motorways

    Police are urging motorists to be vigilant following a spate of reports of a man pretending to break down on motorways and then trying to sell jewellery to those he flags down for help. The latest incident...

    • Posted May 12, 2018
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  • Over 1,000 motorists caught speeding during week of action

    A European-wide week of action to combat speeding in Cheshire saw police deal with over 1,000 offending motorists. A total of 1,142 offences were dealt with over the seven-day speed enforcement operation, which ran from 16-26 April....

    • Posted May 4, 2018
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  • Cheshire firefighters to offer vehicle safety checks

    Firefighters and Highways England staff from Cheshire and Lancashire are offering free tyre checks in a ground-breaking partnership. The national project – being trialled in the north west – aims to reduce deaths, injuries and incident-related congestion...

    • Posted April 23, 2018
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  • New dedicated road opens at Knutsford A556

    The new A556 Knutsford to Bowdon bypass opened in March, Highways England converted the old route into B5569 – a 5km road which will be operated by Cheshire East Council   Paul Hampson, project manager at Highways...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Chemical spill on M6

    A section of the M6 near Knutsford was shut yesterday following a crash between two tankers, spilling 18,000 litres of chemical waste onto the motorway. Fire services attended the scene, with both lanes of the motorway closed,...

    • Posted September 9, 2017
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