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A bumper entry of dairy cattle, incororating a draft of bulling heifers, which et an excellent trade, seeing newlyalved stock to £2,680 for heifers and 2,070 for cows, with bulling heifers to 1,050 (£940).
Lamb supplies are dwindling slightly eady for the spring flush, while barren ows and clean cattle numbers were up n a week ago, meeting a similar trade.
After an exceptional trade on Saturday or over 500 store cattle, demand for alves remained buoyant, topping £382 or bulls and £315 for heifers.
Despite the pleasant weather produce as still keenly sought-after. CLEAN CATTLE (19): some choice or buyers with premium heavy heifers o a top price of 209p for Limousins. rime Charolais to 199p with Blondes rom Eric Mitchell to 197p. Commercial eifers to 184p. Medium heifers topped 166.5p for commercials. Steers, heavy, aw Holsteins to 166p, (163p) with olstein bulls to 169p (160p). Quality rice reporting, steers: commercial 166p 163p); heifers: prime 209p; premium 199p (195p); commercial 184p. Top price eifer: £1,410.75; bull: £1,030.90. Top rice steer £1,203.50p.
OVER 30-MONTH STOCK (57): a hortage of best quality Friesians with ontinental cows to 154p for Limousins ith others at 145p. Finished Friesians to 144p and finished Charolais to the same rice. Grade one cows (135p). Grade two ows to 126p (119p). Grade three cows o 115p (104p). Overage clean topped 160p for two Limousins with Herefords o 148p and Angus to 146p. One overge Friesian steer realised 154p. Market verage 127p (£844).
BUTCHERS’ LAMBS (347): the econd week of spring lambs saw standrdweights to 282p (274p) with medium ambs to 295p (269p).
OLD SEASON LAMBS: standrdweights topped 210p (189p).
ediumweights to 254p (223p) with ver weights to 244p (193p). Overweight amb to 210p. Quality price reporting, ld season lamb: premium 254p (248p); rime 244p (198p); commercial 175p 170p).
EWES AND CULL SHEEP (62): a op price for ewes of £142 paid for two ens with others at £130 (£78.45). Rams o £128 apiece (£106).
STORE SHEEP (69): ewes with ambs at foot to £172 for a full-mouthed ingle with three. Full-mouthed ewes ith doubles to £166. Ewes with singles o £114. A draft of yearling ewes sold to 138 (£131). Cade lambs to £18 apiece.
DAIRIES (79): another tremendous rade for both milkers and youngstock aw a top price of £2,680 and the op 11 average £2,083. Top call was Coldsprings Gabe daughter shown y Stephen and Phillip White, of ingerworth. Sold giving 30kg she was ventually clinched for £2,680 by Mrs ellors, of Grangemill. Next in line t £2,300 was a stylish heifer from he Sandiford herd from Peter Kenny, f Stone. Giving 30kg she went to r P Stone. A heifer from the same ome reached £2, 110 selling to Mr A rocklehurst.
Cows were also a strong trade with a econd-calver from Mr J Derbyshire, of necote at £2,070 with another from Mr ndrew Bunting, of Bakewell at £1,900. oungstock peaked at £1,050 for some oung heifers not yet big enough to bull.
Q1 heifers to £2,680 (£2,141); Q2 ows to £2,070 (£1,970) Q2 heifers to 1,860 (£1,759); Q2 cows to £1,780 £1,600); in-calf heifers to £1,720; 30 oungstock to £1,050 (£944).
CALVES (126): no let-up in demand eeing bull calves to a top of £382 for lues with others at £368 (£325 for ight). Charolais to £370 with Limousins o £365, others to £365 (£237 for 16).
erefords to £285 (£228) with Angus o £218 (£163). Friesians (strong reared) o £198 with youngsters to £160 (35, 100).
Heifers saw Blues topping at £315 ith others at £310 (£237). Simmentals o £305 with Charolais at £296 and imousins to £265 (£203 for 15). erefords to £238.
PRODUCE (6 LOTS): baled silage o £24.50 per bale with small-baled barey straw to £2. Baled haylage to £21 per ale. Big-baled barley straw at £27.50p.
STORE CATTLE (519): cows with alves at foot to £1,420 for Simmental eifer with Angus steer. Calf sucklers o £1,290 for Limousins and £1,240 for ngus. Steers saw a top of £1,260 for harolais (19 months) with marginally lder cattle to £1,090. Angus steers (24 onths) to £1,195 with others at £1,110 nd £1,075. British Blue steers sold to 1,110 for a 37-month-old beast with othrs at £1,105 (23 months). Hereford steers opped at £1,005 with Friesians born June 010 to £995. Heifers saw a maximum f £1,135 for 26-month-old Simmentals ith Blue heifers (28 months) to £1,125. harolais to a top price of £1,120 (18 onths) with 23-month-old Limousins to £1,070.
Overall average for steers £753, heifers £765. Young stock saw 10-month-old Simmentals to £695 with the same age Herefords at £635.
FRESH CALVES (148): 115 bulls averaged £127.15 (£15.86); 33 heifer calves £230.12 (+£57.93); 72 Black and White bulls to £186 (£55.61).
Bulls: Holstein x (18): (£54.56) to £120 (Holmes Chapel); Friesian (54): (£55.96) to £186; Hereford (8): (£187.25) to £266; Charolais x (2): (£368.50) to £375 (Barthomley); Simmental x (11): (£314.64) to £375 (Barthomley); Limousin x (£3): (£308) to £392 (Smallwood); British Blue (8): (£298.75) to £355 (Allostock); Aberdeen Angus (4): (£194) to £245; Devon x (1): to £260; Brown Swiss (1): to £32; Meuse Rhine Issel (1): to £32; Montbeliarde (2): (£57) to £62; Swedish Red (2): (£133) to £140.
Heifers: Hereford (6): (£180.83) to £245 (Mobberley); Simmental x (9): (£244.11) to £302 (Barthomley); Limousin (4): (£198.25) to £250 (Whaley Bridge); British Blue (10): (£272.50) to £335 (Sutton).
HEADS POULTRY (552): as Easter approaches, ever increasing lots of hatching eggs were available, selling for £1-£7 per dozen, depending on breed, duck eggs at £5, geese up to 90p each.
Single cockerels made up a sizeable percentage of poultry entries fetching £1-£8 dependent on breed/size. A good range of pullets and trios of both hybrid and pure breed made sound prices. Whereas Warrens were available at £4.50-£6, bluebells and light Sussex fetched £10-£11.
Pure-breed bantams were popular with prices including Buff Pekins £18, silkies £12, Wyandottes £12, gold pencilled Pekins £11, Chamois polish £7-£9.50 and light Sussex £10.
Large fowl: cuckoo Orpingtons £14, buff Sussex £12, Rhode Island Reds £9.
Turkeys were popular, bronze stag £26, white turkey £18, black £17. The few pheasants entered sold well £16 for gold, £10 for Reeves.
STORE AND BREEDING CATTLE (182): once again buyers for all classes of stock with a south Devon x brown Swiss calved heifer at £1,000 and Black and White heifers calves to £230.
Some 14 cattle over £1,000, the lion’s share which were forward steers however, a very smart pedigree Charolais from Andrew and Vicky Sellick topped the heifers at £1,240.
Steers: Simmental x (21 months old) £1,190; British Blue x (22 months old) £1,150; Hereford x (23 months old) £1,145; Simmental x (23 months old) £1,135; Montbeliarde (24 months old) £1,135.
Heifers: Charolais x (15 months old) £1,240; Hereford x (21 months old) £1,010; Simmental x (25 months old) £980; Hereford x (18 months old) £950; British Blue x (16 months old) £940.
Bulls: Charolais x (23 months old) £1,000; Charolais x (30 months old) £955; Simmental x (eight months old) £810; Simmental x (11 months old) £775; Hereford x (11 months old) £775.
PIGS (284): the 23 cull sows and boars saw best-meated sows to 71p. Three boars to 51p (49.76p); 20 sows to 71p (63.40p).
Prices: £154.78, £153.43. The 153 butchers’ pigs contained a large percentage of coloured pigs. Best shaped sorts sold to 127p, but the coloured were from 57p to 94p.
Prices: 31 porkers to 107p (92.42p); 50 cutters to 127p (95.12p); 51 baconers to 122p (97.65p); 21 overweights to 106p (79.57p); 153 overall 92.62p.
The 108 store and breeding pigs met a good demand throughout, the highlight being 24kg Pietrain x at £44.
Prices £/head: £63 at 61kg; £60 at 55kg; £56 at 43kg; £55 at 45kg; £50 at 45kg.
In the breeding section, a Duroc boar sold for £200 and in-pig sows to £195.
STORE AND BREEDING SHEEP (176): special entry of mule shearlings sold to average 1½ lambs at foot met with plenty of interest selling to a top of £210 to average £207. The ever-increasing price of store cattle makes ewes with lambs look good value for money.
Still interest in store hoggets selling to £80 (£77); only a small entry of cades selling to £32 (£29).
LOADS OF FARM PRODUCE (44): the weather was more like hay making weather than hay selling weather despite which only four loads out of 44 failed to sell. It is true to say that some loads of hay and particularly haylage/silage looked good value for money, but good luck to those purchasers who secured good value loads. Best quality small bale hay made £110 and £125 per tonne, good value to the lucky buyers. These prices were topped by best quality big bale hay, the top two loads being £135 and £140 per tonne.
Selective bu ers however were able to buy decent quality big bale hay at £80 to £100 per tonne.
Haylage varied between £38 and £75 per tonne for a wide variety of qualities. Three loads of loose silage met limited demand at £20 to £25 per tonne.
Less than one third of the total entry comprised straw today. Big bale barley straw not quite as dear as it has been in recent weeks, but still £78 to £88. Big bale wheat straw held firm at £73 to £80 per tonne with big bale at straw at similar levels.
RED MARKET, CULL COWS, CLEAN CATTLE, OTMS, BULLS ETC: black and white cows to £1,200.96; heifers 177p; steers 168p; old Angus bull to 153p.
Cows: Holstein x at 864kg 139p or £1,200.96; Holstein x at 902kg 131p or £1,181.62; Holstein x at 832kg 138p or £1,148.16; Holstein x at 760kg 140p or £1,064; Aberdeen Angus at 736kg 137p or £1,008.32.
Cull sows: Holstein x (12): (122.54p) to 140p; Friesian (3): (116.62p) to 127p.
EGGS: free range: extra large to £2; large to £1.70; medium to £1.20; small to £1.
Barn: large to £1.20; medium to £1.20; goose 70p-£1.10; duck £1.30-£2.10.
POTATOES AND STOCKFEED (1,265): a firm trade for potatoes. Prices: Estima to £2.50 (£1.75); Wilja to £3.75 (£3); piper to £2.75 (£2.50); Cara to £2.25 (£2.25); Nadine to £2.50 (£2.25); Celine to £3 (£2.50); Estima to £2 (£2); Romano to £2.50 (£2.50).
Stock feed: carrots to £1.10 (£1.10); rolled barley to £3.50 (£3); potatoes to £1.25 (£1); rolled oats to £4.25 (£4); barley grain to £5.25 (£4); hay to £3.50 (£2.50); barley straw to £4.50 (£2.25); swedes to £1.50 (£1.50); 100 x washed Nadine x 12.5kg to £2.50 (5); Baker x 40 to £5.50 (£5); baby to £5.50 (£5.25).
PACKAGES OF VEGETABLES (974): first rhubarb of the season sold to 85p lb.
Prices: dirty carrots x 12.5kg to £1.50 (£1); washed carrots to £3.25 (£2.50); beetroot x 12.5kg to £1.75 (£1.75); onion x 20kg to £5 (£4.75); cabbage Tundra x 6 to £1.75 (£1.25); cabbage Savoy x 6 to £1.75 (£1.25); cabbage hard x 6 to £1.25 (£1); spiral to £3 (£4.50); January king x 6 to £1.75 (£1.50); onion x 12.5kg to £2.75 (£2.50); swede x 12.5kg to £4 (£3); parsnip x 5kg to £2 (£1.75); leek x 5kg to £2.50 (£2); rhubarb x 25lb to £17 (£16).
CULL COWS (85): the 54 Black and White cows to £1,230 (£865.20).
The question is how long will it last. According to the old red book of proverbs “A cow sold in the bank is better than one to feed”. One farmer sold three animals for a total of £4,165.92.
Cows: British Blue x at 804kg 162p or £1,302.48; Limousin x at 680kg 190p or £1,292; Limousin x at 720kg 178p or £1,281.60; Charolais x at 744kg 168p or £1,249.92; Holstein x at 820kg 150p or £1,230; Limousin x at 734kg 167p or £1,225.78; Holstein x at 868kg 138p or £1,197.84; Friesian at 818kg 142p or £1,161.56; Holstein x at 734kg 156p or £1,145.04; Limousin x at 688kg 166p or £1,112.10; Limousin x at 638kg 174p or £1,110.12; Black at 670kg 165p or £1,195,20; Holstein x at 784kg 138p or £1,081.92; Limousin x at 688kg 156p or £1,073.28; Holstein x at 786kg 135p or £1,061.10.
Cull cow: Holstein x (43): (125.67p) to 156p; Friesian (14): (1131.59p) to 149p.
BUTCHERS’ SHEEP (1,081): the 913 old season lambs top spot 266p (46.8kg and 49kg) Texel crosses for Roger and Simon Bailey, of Rushton Spencer; overall average 217.3p.
Another excellent entry, but again over half weighing over 45kg, indeed more than 200 weighed in excess of 52kg.
Best quality of all weights to their usual premium price as witnessed by the excellent trade once again enjoyed by Roger and Simon Bailey, whose lambs averaged in excess of £127 per head.
Export weights, again provided they were not too fat, were mostly between 225p and 245p.
Quality averages: premium to 266p (242.5p); prime to 238p (227.2p); other to 205p (192.5p).
CULL EWES AND RAMS (168): overall averages rams £95.67; rams £81.41; Texel rams to £125, £120, £110; Charollais rams to £125; Texel cross ewes to £120, £115; mule ewes to £115, £112.
BUTCHERS’ CATTLE (88): steers to 224p. Some great runs of finished cattle and men very keen to buy, certainly a few pence up on the week and the top 10 averaging £1,287.
Two dozen heifers over 190p with fleshy cattle fiercely contested, once again top 19 headages all over £1,200 averaging £1,234.
Bulls fared slightly less well with a large proportion of plain Janes leading the pack at 208p and grossing £1,510.08. Even the best Black and Whites sold to £1,013 or 187p.
Price: the 24 steers to 224p (181.76p); 41 heifers to 223p (191.39p); 21 bulls to 208p (174.05p); 88 overall average 184.36p.
Latest plans received by Cheshire East Council Cheshire East Council has received the following planning applications:
Alsager: 19, Crewe Road, advertisement consent for one fascia sign one projecting sign and one branch name plate (non-illuminated), for Barclays Bank; 5, Dunnockswood, removal of silver birch T1; land off, Crewe Road, erection of up to 65 dwellings (outline), for Hollins Strategic Land; 29, Winston Avenue, two-storey extension to dwelling, for Mr D Taylor; 14, Nursery Road, alterations and proposed rear two-storey extension at 14, Nursery Road, for P Arrowsmith; Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Lagan Alsager, full planning permission for the demolition of all existing buildings and the construction of a new retail food store, parking and circulation spaces, formation of new pedestrian and vehicle accesses, landscaping and associated works, at former Twyford Bathrooms site, Lawton Road (12th April); Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Lagan Alsager, full planning permission for the demolition of all existing buildings and the construction of a new retail food store, parking and circulation spaces, formation of new pedestrian and vehicle accesses, landscaping and associated works, at former Twyford Bathrooms site, Lawton Road (12th April); Mr P Vane, 5, College Road, proposed side extension forming garage / utility with bedroom and bathroom above, proposed rear extension forming open kitchen / dining area, replacement roof at rear and internal alterations (3rd April); Mr S Cotterill, Nestleton, Chancery Lane, proposed single-storey rear extension and internal alterations (4th April); Mr and Mrs K Sharp, 28, Pikemere Road, proposed side and rear extension comprising new kitchen, living, dining area and altered utility and shower room (4th April).
Congleton: Helms Deep, 17, Linksway, single-storey rear and side extension to form orangery/shower room/roof covering, for Mr and Mrs NA and CA Coleman/Carless; Wellspring Methodist Church, Canal Road, large mature lime on the rear boundary, section fell to ground level, extensive decay identified with probe in trunk section, for Wellspring Church; 7, Jubilee Road, front entrance extension including canopy, for Mr J Hough; A Finn, 21, Priory Close, replace existing flat roof over garage and lounge with pitched roof (6th April); Mr M Rouse, re-pollard horse chestnut trees and fell three beech trees on strip of land southeast of 4, Copthorne Close.
Holmes Chapel: Mr and Mrs Deegan, 10, Southlands, construction of new orangery on back elevation of property (3rd April).
Middlewich: land off Warmingham Lane, outline planning application for proposed residential development of up to 194 dwellings, site access, highway, landscaping, open space and associated works, for Gladman Developments; 2, Overton Close, first floor extension to side of house and alterations, for Mrs and Mrs Jakeman; plots 12-15, The Kingfishers, Finneys Lane, application for tree works (T81-T96), for P E Jones (Contractors); Mr and Mrs Hough, Silver Birches, Croxton Lane, extension to time limit of outline application 08/1800/out for proposed demolition of an existing dwelling and former nursery buildings and the erection of up to 12 no residential units with means of access (11th April); E McDonald, proposed replacement of flat roof to pitched roof construction and installation of ballustrading over garage at Manor Lodge, Nantwich Road (3rd April); Mrs A Calvert, 25, Kings Crescent, rear extension, side extension and replacement pitch roof (6th April).
Brook Farm, London Road, Brereton, erection of conservatory at the rear (28th March); Mrs J Lowe, Pitcher Lane Farm, Pitcher Lane, Smallwood, certificate of lawfulness for use as a dwelling house without restriction on its occupation (3rd April); Mr D Yardley, Astbury Meadow Garden Centre, Newcastle Road, Astbury, new open-sided canopies to cover part of existing outdoor sales area (11th April); Mr D Macaulay, Gowan Bank, 48, New Platt Lane, Goostrey, infill single-storey front extension (4th April); CRES Biogas, proposed anaerobic digestion and combined heat and power plant at former fuel storage depot on Twemlow Lane, Twemlow, (11th April); Mr T Bailey, 10, Rode House Close, Rode Heath, the trees are located to the rear of the property. Tree numbers relate to the location map provided and not the TPO. There are nine semi mature sycamores in total, four of which are put together as t1 t1, four sycamores - fell due to excessive shading; c/o agent Astra Tree Services, reduction in height of lime tree - t1 at 4, The Stables, Lawton Hall Drive, Church Lawton (5th April).
Sandbach: HD Parkthorne JV, erection of bungalow with associated access, garage and garden area on land adjacent to 18, Hind Heath Road (2nd April); C Wainwright, 83, Manor Road, demolition of existing domestic outbuilding and construction of a new domestic outbuilding (4th April).
Decisions Cheshire East Council has decided the following planning applications:
Approved Rural: Bluebell Cottage, Narrow Lane, Crewe Green, retrospective listed building consent for removal of two windows to kitchen. Insertion of replacement window and french style doors, for Tony Wood; Meremoor Farm Barns, Jack Lane, Weston, non-material amendment to application 10/1093n, for installation of oil tanks and wood burning stoves with flues, for Duchy Of Lancaster.
Approved with conditions Alsager: 44, Leicester Avenue, bedroom / bathroom extension, for Miranda Atkinson; C Bebbington, 12, Barratt Road, proposed rear extension above the existing kitchen / dining area; Mr C Platt, 14 Barratt Road, proposed rear extension above the existing kitchen / dining area.
Congleton: Ivanhoe, Tommys Lane, amended position of proposed bungalow and garage from the approved plans reference 11/0254c, for R Fallows; 12, Leek Road, alteration to existing single-storey garage to form new double garage and utility, for Lynn Searle; land adjacent to 42, Howey Hill, outline planning permission for a detached dwelling and garage, for Mr K Loach; Mr R Kimber 4, Nidderdale Close, raised deck to the rear of the property.
Holmes Chapel: land to the south of Middlewich Road and west of Broad Lane, importing of waste to fill a hollow in the agricultural field, raising the level of the hollow will improve the pasture land, for Mr R Arnold; Laura Wilson School of Dance 68, Macclesfield Road, change of use for a business unit. The unit is empty but last used as a shop. The proposal is to use it as a dance studio, at Unit 7B, Holmes Chapel Business Park, Manor Lane; Mr Peake, 75, London Road, side, ground and first floor extensions, including new garage in place of existing garden room and kitchen with bedroom.
Shaw; Mr M Grady, Mere Barn, School Lane, Marton, single-storey extension to the west elevation; Mr A Sutton, Bent Farm, Bent Lane, Astbury, to resurface existing farm track and extend by 90m to meet up with original track; Mr S Evans, Pear Tree Farm, Back Lane, Smallwood, detached garage; M Fox, Woodcroft, Goostrey Lane, Twemlow, variation of condition two on approved planning application 11/1574c for construction of an attached garage to new house adjacent to Barnshaw Lodge Goostrey Lane, Twemlow; Mr P Nacson, Dubthorn House, Betchton Heath, change of use from coach house to two lettable units; Mr T Hall, Oldfield Farm, Meg Lane, Sutton, application for variation of condition 14 of planning permission 10/3088m ( revisions to sustainability study); Mr M McMillan, Ridge Hill, Sutton, side extension all as previously approved application ref no 05/2465p plus bay window extension.
Sandbach: 46, Hassall Road, first floor rear extension, for Mrs M Wilkinson; Abbeyfields, Lodge Road, a material change of use of buildings and land to a sui generis use of interior design consultancy and showroom, for Done N Dusted (Cheshire); 4, Wrenmere Close, replacement garden outbuilding, for Paul Standring; 3, Marlowe Close, single-storey side extension forming WC and garage extension, for Richard Park; 15, Fairfield Avenue, two-storey side extension, for Graham Woolley; Unit 1, 10, Congleton Road, change o use from A1 to A2 office, for Manners Pimblett Solicitors; L Metcalf, Done n Dusted (Cheshire), Abbeyfields, Lodge Road, a material change of use of buildings and land to a sui generis use o interior design consultancy and showroom; Mr Robert Pimblett, Manners Pimblett Solicitors, 4, London Road North, Poynton, change of use from A1 to A2 office, at Unit 1, 10, Congleton Road.
TPO consent Alsager: 7, Bude Close, lime, T2, fell because of poor form, and low amenity value; lime T1 crown clean, epecormic pruning, deadwood, rectify previous pruning, for Harry Lovatt; Congleton: 25, Isis Close, works to walnut at the front of the property, reduce side limbs by approximately two feet in length and reduce top of the tree to balance, stubs on the roadside undertake removal to crown raise through to a minimum of two metres from ground level, to control, for Mrs Hall; 55b, Sandbach Road, removal of small horse chestnut tree, for Mr A Hall; 6, Randles View, tree works, for Mr L Downing;
Approval Sandbach: 1, The Commons, BT Dslam cabinet, for Bt Openreach.
Invalid Rural: Foxglove Cottage Farm, Putty Row, Macclesfield Road, Eaton, extension to sheep shelter, for Mr S Hadfield.
Positive certificate Sandbach: 7, Elton Road, single-storey rear extension, for Chris Holmes.
Refused Middlewich: Pace Centre, 63, Wheelock Street, alternative foodstore development with associated parking, servicing and landscaping, and additional A1, A2 and A3 units, for Tesco Stores.
Rural: land adjacent Barley Orchard, 42, Black Firs Lane, Somerford, detached house and garage (outline), for Daniel Taylor; Firlands, 36, Black Firs Lane, Somerford, outline application for the erection of two detached 2-2.5 storey residential dwellings with garages, for G Jackson; The Barn, Brook Farm, Newcastle Road, Betchton, extension to form training room, plant room and external plant enclosure, for Denise Coates; Jodrell Bank Observatory, Holmes Chapel Road, Lower Withington, provision of an external access ramp and accessible parking space, creation of accessible WC within existing store room, for the University Of Manchester; Holmes Chapel Railway Station, Station Road, to demolish disused single-storey former goods warehouse, for Network Rail Infrastructure; Holmes Chapel Waste Water Treatment Works, Knutsford Road, Cranage, construction of ferric and sodium hydroxide storage and dosing package plant kiosks, for United Utilities; 60, Sandbach Road, Rode Heath, extension to 60, Sandbach Road and proposed new dwelling within garden, for Fennell and Murphy; 16, Spruce Grove, Rode Heath, first floor only bedrooms and en-suite extensions, ground floor conservatory and front bay, for Alan Wood; Active Fitness Cheshire, retrospective change of use from general industrial (B2) to assembly and leisure use (D2), at Unit 3, Cranage Trading Park, Goostrey Lane, Cranage 3rd A ril Mr A Meredith Allum
Middlewich: 57, Nantwich Road, construction of part two-storey, part single-storey extension to side and rear of property, for Stephen Kelly; Cledford County Junior School, George VI Avenue, new small extension, for Cledford Primary School.
Rural: Foxacre, Swettenham Lane, Swettenham, two-storey and singlestorey extensions and alterations to dwelling, for Mr and Mrs Robin and Janice Wright; St Leonard’s Church, Warmingham Road, Warmingham, replacement of lead roofing with terne coated stainless steel, for wardens and PCC; Dubthorn House, Betchton Heath, Betchton, change of use from coach house to two lettable units, for Peter Nacson; Little Acre, 1, Wood Lane, Goostrey, alterations and extension to existing dwelling, for P Schofield; land to rear of 157, Crewe Road, accessed via Gutterscroft, Haslington, construction of 11 three-storey dwellings, for Lothlorian; 1, Russell Drive, Haslington, dormer extension, for Graham Sands; 69, Newtons Lane, Winterley, alterations and extensions on side and rear of dwelling, for Mr and Mrs M Lawrence; The Printworks, Crewe Road, Haslington, replacement dwelling for previously approved residential conversion, for Nigel Hartley; Bent Farm, Bent Lane, Astbury, resurface existing farm track and extend by 90 metres to meet up with original track, for Mr A Sutton; land adjacent 19, Springbank, Scholar Green, demolition of existing garage and erection of dormer bungalow, for Mr R
Rural: Greenways, London Road, Bosley, addition of solar PV cells to rear flat roof on frames to provide a renewable source of electricity, for R Hope; Plot 1, land adjacent to 11, Mount Pleasant Road, Scholar Green, detached dwelling, for Mr W G Jennings; Mr and Mrs S Occleston, 38, Brooklands Drive, Goostrey, resubmission of application 10/4947c — revised proposals for new family dwelling in existing domestic curtilage.
Sandbach: Elworth Hall Farm, Dean Close, change of house type on plot 16 from Bonham to Bonnington and resiting of plot 17, Marlborough house type, for Rowland Homes; Dominos Pizza Group, Lasborough Road, Milton Keynes, change of use to A5 (hot food takeaways), erection of extension, erection of new shop front and erection o ventilation extract duct system, at 21, Crewe Road.
Not determined Holmes Chapel: Mr J Pattison, 94, Macclesfield Road, extension to garage to form home working office (resubmission of 11/2081c).
Rural: Mrs J Pryor 10, Cartwright Road, Haslington, 26-bay golf driving range on land adjacent to the Trent and Mersey Canal, Alsager Road, Betchton.
Withdrawn Rural: Mr G Cheetham, 44, Birch Tree Lane, Scholar Green, erection o two-storey extension to a domestic property. NHS Bill is our Dunkirk but we can still win the
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Bathrooms . Kitchens . BedroomsWharfdesign to a woman the other day who has been a strong Tory all her life, and she is so disgusted with this Health Bill she has stopped voting Conservative.
ar, campaigners vow By Chris Young A Congleton couple that ave spent the past year ral- ying opposition to a pro- osed shake-up of the NHS ave vowed to continue heir fight. Michael and Jean nowles of Howey Lane et up the local branch of he Keep Our NHS Public roup in response to the coa- ition Government’s plans to hange the service.
“We are going to take a survey to see what people’s reaction to this health bill is. It is a very big issue so we want to know what people think about it.
“We will not give up.” One of the councillors who tabled the motion, Laura Jeuda who represents Macclesfield South, said: “It is very disappointing that Cheshire East didn’t get round to asking our MPs to consider it. We hoped it would have been at the last cabinet meeting (earlier this month). Everybody knew when the
Parliamentary vote was going to be.”
The other councillor behind the motion, Janet Jackson, who represents Macclesfield Central, said: “Ideally this should have been discussed at the beginning of March. After 2nd April it will be too late to have any affect.”
A spokesman for the council said the motion was made too late to be included on any earlier cabinet agendas, and had not deliberately been delayed.
They said it would be left on the agenda, but councillors would acknowledge that any debate was too late.
They collected more than 1,000 names of people in
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ongleton who disagreed with he controversial proposals.
Last Tuesday MPs voted hrough the Health and Social are Bill, which will give GPs ontrol over health budgets hile primary care trusts will e abolished.
The Government argues the hanges will save taxpayers bilions of pounds, but objectors, uch as the Knowles’fear it could ead to the part privatisation of ealth care.
All four MPs that cover the heshire East area, Conservatives iona Bruce (Congleton), Edward impson (Crewe), David Rutley Macclesfield) and George Osborne Tatton) voted in favour of the ill. On Monday Cheshire East ouncil’s Cabinet will discuss whethr the authority should lobby local Ps to vote against the planned hanges — 13 days after the vote ook place.
The motion was raised by two abour councillors at a meeting of he Full Council on 23rd February, ut has yet to be discussed by the abinet.
The councillors, both from acclesfield, told the “Chronicle” hat they were “disappointed” their equest was only being discussed nce it was too late.
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The motion claims there is no emocratic mandate for the Bill, and ays the authority should urge local Ps to vote against it. Mr Knowles said he was not surrised the motion was not given a high riority, adding: “A delay like that s to be expected, the Conservatives ave a huge majority on the council.
“I do congratulate the two counillors. Despite being in such a minorty they have spoken up.
“We have such a good national ealth service, I don’t know why hey want to fix it. It will be an enorous source of money for shareholdrs and private health firms.
“From 1948 to last week they ave been unable to get their snouts nto it. They see it as a well of money hat will never run dry.”
And Mr Knowles warned: “It will nly be a matter of time before they harge money to go to the GP.
“We mustn’t give up, we have to eep on going. We lost at Dunkirk ut won the war afterwards. Last eek’s vote was our Dunkirk, but we an still win.
“I speak from experience from aving a heart condition. I knew I ould walk into a hospital without utting any money down and get op treatment. If they try to take this way we must oppose, oppose and ppose.”
He said that if patients were harged for services they currently et free under the NHS, the group ould arrange protests outside sureries and hospitals. Mrs Knowles said: “I was talking
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