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09:12, 13 MAY 2015
Election: Independent group uproots all nine Conservative councillors from Alderley Edge Parish Council
AlderleyEdgeFIRST members celebrate taking all the seats to end the Tory leadership in the village.
Workers dismantle roof at village hall ahead of demolition for a new surgery
Contractors have been removing roof tiles at the front of Festival Hall in Alderley Edge which will be demolished for a medical centre.
Do like they do down under? Careful what you wish for, councillor
Our columnist on Councillor Frank Keegan's comments about compulsory voting
Celebrity nightspot Panacea to rise again from the ashes after devastating fire
The celebrity haunt in Alderley Edge suffered severe damage during blazes in September 2008, and again in March this year.
Alderley Edge School for Girls
Land of hope and sporty
Alderley Edge parish council wants to install the car park on allotment land off Heyes Lane, beside the Festival Hall.
Gardeners fight over Heyes Lane allotments
Allotment holders whose plots are at risk from car park plans have said they don’t intend to uproot yet.
Homes plan at former bowling green
Parish councillors are objecting to a developer’s plans to build houses on a former bowling green.
Nightlife is dragging Alderley Edge village ‘downhill’
Coun Mary Maczkowiak warned members that the village was ‘going downhill quicker than people realise’.
Hunt continues for arsonists after Panacea club blaze
Police are appealing for help in catching the arsonists responsible for a fire at an Alderley Edge bar.
Alderley Edge bypass claimants take legal action against the council
Compensation claimants looking for payouts over the Alderley Edge bypass are taking legal action against the council.
Shoppers set for free parking in new plan
Shoppers could soon get free parking under plans for a ticket system aimed at giving traders a boost.
Call for fair share of parking cash
Parking fines in Alderley Edge have raked in £300,000 over four years – but parish councillors want to know if the village gets a fair share of that income.
Hundreds are caught speeding on one lane
A shocked councillor has discovered that speeding drivers would have generated £100,000 in fines in one week – on just one Alderley Edge road.
Protest at annual parish meeting
Electors hijacked the annual parish meeting in Alderley Edge in a dramatic show of people power.
Council gives new licence to Wilmslow lap dancing club despite campaign against it
A lap dancing club has won the right to keep operating in Wilmslow - despite a campaign against the venue.
Cheshire East Council
Cheshire East Council leader Wesley Fitzgerald to resign
The leader of Cheshire East Council has announced his intention to resign this year. Councillor Wesley Fitzgerald today declared his intention to resign at the end of April.
Neighbours take dim view of the security lights bright enough for a soccer match
Lights fitted outside flats in Alderley Edge are so bright they shine into other homes, a resident says. Councillors are reporting the lights, along the blocks of flats at Wood Gardens, to environmental health.
On the mend: Nurse's memorial bench to be repaired
A memorial bench in honour of a nurse who worked in Alderley Edge for more than 40 years will be repaired.
Allotment members vow to fight fast-track car park plan
Allotment holders in Alderley Edge say they will continue to fight plans to build a car park on their plots as councillors try to fast-track the development.
Concerns over safety issues
Councillors raised safety concerns about the Alderley market and questioned whether it is truly a community event. Coun Frank Keegan said he was that pedestrians could not use all the pavement on London Road.
What next for garage after demolition plans fail?
Residents are celebrating the refusal of plans which threaten a popular Alderley Edge garage – but all eyes are now on the future of the business.
Councillors to fast-track transfer of Heyes Lane allotments
Councillors are meeting this week to fast-track the transfer of allotments which they plan to turn into a car park. Alderley Edge Parish Council plans to build on Heyes Lane allotments as part of the development of Festival Hall, and move the plots to Lydiat Lane.
Cheshire East Council
Council leader in compensation claim over Alderley Edge bypass
The leader of Cheshire East and a fellow councillor are among hundreds of residents considering claiming compensation from the council.
Council leader seeks compensation over new bypass
Coun Wesley Fitzgerald and Coun Frank Keegan may seek payouts over claims the Alderley Edge bypass will devalue their homes.