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.

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

A woman was trapped following an accident on the M53 at Cheshire Oaks

Woman driver trapped after collision on M53

Rush hour traffic hit by accident on southbound carriageway near Cheshire Oaks

Hospital parking misery

Residents blame the lack of spaces at the Countess of Chester Hospital and selfish motorists for clogging up their roads

BT plead guilty after road safety case

Company fined £3,300 for safety breaches in Watling Street in Northwich

Hoole Road in Chester will be closed for resurfacing this weekend

Hoole Road to be closed this weekend

Resurfacing planned for main route into Chester city centre this Saturday and Sunday

Car fire causes traffic chaos on A55 near Chester

Traffic is at a standstill after car fire just after 9am

New rail deal means more seats for travellers

Virgin Rail secure West Coast Mainline until at least 2017

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David Holmes
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