Looking for councillors

The elections were held on 2 May 2019 and only 5 of the 8 places on the council have been filled

Would you like to represent Moston Parish Council?

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work.  You will be supported in your role and training will be provided.  You should be comfortable working electronically.  You should have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude and be willing to work as part of a team.

Contact Kristine Pemberton or one of the existing councillors for further details


Notice of Election

Borough, Town and Parish Elections will be held on 2 May 2019.

Anyone wishing to stand needs to complete nomination papers and these need to be hand delivered to Westfields by 3 April 2019.

I have some blank nomination papers and will be delivering some nomination papers in week commencing 25th March so please contact me for further information (clerk@mostonparishcouncil.org)





CEC consultation on Brooks Lane Development

Following the adoption of the Local Plan Strategy, the Council has been preparing a number of additional planning policy documents to provide further guidance. The Brooks Lane (Middlewich) draft Development Framework (Masterplan) Supplementary Planning Document (“SPD”) has been prepared to provide further guidance about a site allocated for redevelopment in the Local Plan Strategy – Brooks Lane (Middlewich) strategic location (LPS 43). The draft development framework has been prepared by consultants, Barton Willmore, on behalf of the council. The council is now seeking views on the document prior to it being finalised and adopted as a SPD, As a SPD, its guidance would need to be taken into account in deciding relevant planning applications affecting the site.

Consultation on the draft Brooks Lane (Middlewich) Development Framework is taking place between the 14 January and 5pm on the 25 February 2019.  The document will be available to view on line at www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/localplan, at Middlewich Library and at the following Council Offices during their normal opening hours:

  • Delamere House, Delamere Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2JZ;
  • Macclesfield Town Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EA; and
  • Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ

Comments forms are available at the above locations. We would encourage you to respond using the consultation portal on our website. Alternatively, you can e-mail your views to localplan@cheshireeast.gov.uk or send them by post to Spatial Planing (Westfields) C/O Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ.

Two public consultation drop-in events are also being held at Middlewich Community Church, Brooks Lane, CW10 0JQ on:

  • Wednesday 23 January (5pm – 8pm); and
  • Monday 28 January (5pm – 8pm)

Council staff will be on hand at each event to explain the proposals and answer any questions.

Please note that the deadline for the receipt of comments is 5pm on the 25 February 2019.

Your personal data will be processed in line with our privacy notice and your name and comments will be published and made available to view on the consultation portal. Further information can be obtained from the Council’s website or by contacting the Spatial Planning team on 01270 685893 or by e mailing localplan@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Jeremy Owens,

Development Plans Manager

Spatial Planning Team

Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ

Moston Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Moston Neighbourhood Plan will be held on 14 February 2019. A copy of the Notice of Referendum is attached – which will be published on 10 January 2019.

The question which will be asked in the Referendum is:
“Do you want Cheshire East Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Moston to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

The Referendum area is identified on the map which is included with this information statement.
The Referendum area is identical to the area which has been designated as the Moston Neighbourhood area.

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 14 February 2019

 he or she is entitled to vote in a local government election in the Referendum area: and
 his or her qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area. A person’s qualifying address is, in relation to a person
registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be registered.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.
A copy of the specified documents, that is those documents listed below, may be inspected at:

They can also be viewed on computer screens at:
Macclesfield Town Hall, Market Place, Macclesfield, SK10 1EA – Monday to Friday 8.45 am to 5pm
Delamere House, Delamere Street, Crewe, CW1 2JZ – Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5pm – except Tuesdays – 8.45am to 4pm
All Cheshire East libraries – for opening hours please contact the libraries directly
Paper copies of the specified documents are also available to view during normal office hours at:
Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ
The specified documents are:

 The Moston Neighbourhood Development Plan
 Report of the independent examiner

 Summary of the representations submitted to the independent examiner  Statement by the local planning authority that the draft plan meets the basic conditions and complies with the relevant legislation
 A statement that sets out general information about town and country planning including neighbourhood planning and the referendum
 This information statement.
Dated: 7 January 2019
Kath O’Dwyer
Counting Officer
Cheshire East Borough Council
Middlewich Road
CW11 1HZ