Traffic and Travel

Cheshire West has major motorways such as the M56 and M6 running through it as well as a range of A and B roads plus a vast network of small country lanes running through rural and suburban areas. Cheshire West and Chester Council is the highway authority for the area.

Nuns Road in Chester

Chester Inner Ring Road partially closed for two weeks from October 6

Nuns Road, Grosvenor Road and Grosvenor Roundabout among areas affected

Cheshire West and Chester Council is at present putting in place a new diversion route because the A54 near the Police Headquarters, Winsford has remained closed

Winsford water main burst leads to diversion to deal with A54 closure

Company hopes main road near Cheshire police HQ will reopen by the end of the week

Air Ambulance

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after collision in Waverton

Collision occurred on A41 Whitchurch Road

Traffic will diverted from Hoole roundabout while it is closed for four days

Faulty traffic lights bring Chester to a standstill

Resurfacing works are being carried out by Cheshire West and Chester Council

Outrage as 2000 homes bid in Little Sutton moves closer

Councillor's fury as hurdles cleared for house builder's application

Traffic: Months of roadworks start at the Posthouse Roundabout

Work starts on the £5.3M project on the A55 and lasts until March

Chester police were called to the scene of an overturned crane in Saughall

Saughall: Crane overturns and leaks hydraulic fluid on to A494

Traffic chaos caused near junction with Parkgate Road

Air Ambulance

Westminster Park: Four hospitalised following serious accident

North West Air Ambulance called to the scene of the accident at around 6pm

Chester: ITC Luxury Travel announces management buy-out

Canal Street travel firm to remain British-owned

Chester's Posthouse Roundabout: motorists face months of delay

Roadworks at A483/A55 roundabout to continue until March next year

Police road closure

Traffic chaos on A494 as power cable repairs continue

Traffic is queuing on the A540 Parkgate Road and the A494 is closed after power cables came down yesterday

Police road closure updated

A550 and A494 closed after power lines go down

One lane on A550 has now reopened following incident

Labour hopeful calls for better services at rail station

Justin Madders calls for improvements to rail services in his Ellesmere Port and Neston

Welsh mountain steam trains are back on track

Welsh Mountaineer to run from Chester to Blaenau Ffestiniog

Tycoon steps in with solution to ‘poor junction’

Businessman offers alternative to council plans for junction detour

The RHS Flower Show 2014 takes place from Wednesday to Sunday this week at Tatton Park

Travel advice for the 2014 RHS Flower Show

Highways Agency urge motorists to plan ahead for major event at Tatton Park

Council approves two-hour parking limit for village

Petition increases parking limit on Malpas High Street to two hours

Supermarkets prepare for autumn opening

Waitrose in Boughton and Asda on the Greyhound Retail Park aim to be up and running in time for Christmas

Multi-vehicle collision on A548 causes rush hour delays

Police and ambulance were in attendance

Cheshire and North Wales Police in Garden City following a cross-border chase

Dramatic cross-border police chase from Chester to Flintshire

Cheshire and North Wales forces seeking van driver who abandoned vehicle after pursuit

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