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Nantwich and Crewe residents face another 4.99% Council Tax rise

Nantwich and Crewe residents face another 4.99% Council Tax rise

Householders across Nantwich and Crewe could face another 4.99% Council Tax rise in 2018-19 after Cheshire East Council unveiled its pre-Budget proposals today.

The authority is faced with finding £20 million of savings in the next financial year, while having to fund spiralling costs in adult social care and child care.

November 13, 2017 2 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Laura Smith, organiser, with protestors

Second South Cheshire protest against NFF school funding cuts planned

Campaigners in South Cheshire are planning a second protest against the proposed National Funding Formula which could see budget cuts in schools.

Hundreds of families gathered in Nantwich town square a week ago to voice their anger at the NFF which could see local schools more than 3% worse off.

March 6, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich accountants stage Budget breakfast for local businesses

Nantwich accountants stage Budget breakfast for local businesses

South Cheshire firms were given a chance to digest George Osborne’s Budget at a special business breakfast.

Nantwich accountants Howard Worth organised the event which attracted a packed audience at Macdonald Portal Hotel near Tarporley.

March 25, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
70 more police officers for Cheshire under new budget plan

70 more police officers for Cheshire under new budget plan

An extra 70 police officers will be recruited to Cheshire Police under new budget plans which will see a rise in council tax bills.

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has agreed a 3.2% increase in the police precept – equivalent to around 10p per week.

February 6, 2016 0 comments Crime, News, Politics
Council tax to rise by 3.75% for Nantwich householders

Council tax to rise by 3.75% for Nantwich householders

Nantwich householders face a Council Tax of 3.75 per cent as Cheshire East bid to raise cash for “frontline services”.

Councillors say the rise is “to be regretted” but claim it is needed to fund services for the vulnerable, elderly and young.

February 1, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich care leavers launch Easy Pleasy cookbook

Nantwich care leavers launch Easy Pleasy cookbook

Young care leavers in Crewe and Nantwich have been sharing their colourful recipe for eating on a budget – a cookbook with the celebrity seal of approval.

The youngsters, supported by The Children’s Society, produced the Levi Roots-endorsed Easy Pleasy Cookbook to help young people leaving care to eat healthily on a budget.

October 29, 2015 1 comment Charity news, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich firm Howard Worth to stage Budget Breakfast

Nantwich firm Howard Worth to stage Budget Breakfast

A financial firm in Nantwich is to stage a one-off “budget breakfast” when George Osborne delivers his July budget.

Howard Worth are holding the event on July 15 at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, in Tarporley.

June 8, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Feature: Cheshire East ‘Fairerpower’ scheme – winner or election gimmick?

Feature: Cheshire East ‘Fairerpower’ scheme – winner or election gimmick?

By Sara Royle
It’s been a big week for Michael Jones, Conservative leader of Cheshire East Council.

His party has just announced their pre-election Budget, promising personal allowance increases and help-to-buy ISAs.

March 23, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich Salvation Army shop launches Christmas challenge

Nantwich Salvation Army shop launches Christmas challenge

Nantwich’s Salvation Army shop has launched its Christmas Charity Shop Challenge.

The Beam Street store, one of 200 across the UK, is challenging people to spend a little of their Christmas budget in charity shops to help those in need.

November 27, 2014 0 comments Charity news, News
More Government cash earmarked to tackle potholes on Nantwich roads

More Government cash earmarked to tackle potholes on Nantwich roads

Crewe and Nantwich is to get a “double cash boost” to help blitz the area’s pothole-ridden roads. The Department for Transport (DfT) revealed Cheshire East’s share of a £103.5 million pot to deal with the damage caused by severe weather is £1.25 million.

March 24, 2014 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Cheshire PCC to axe 70 police staff jobs but freeze council tax

Cheshire PCC to axe 70 police staff jobs but freeze council tax

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer has pledged to freeze council tax for policing in the county – but it set to axe 70 police staff jobs. Ex Crewe & Nantwich councillor Mr Dwyer revealed his plans in his second police budget since being elected as Police & Crime Commissioner.

January 30, 2014 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Village News
Nantwich residents get two-year Council Tax freeze, says Cheshire East

Nantwich residents get two-year Council Tax freeze, says Cheshire East

Cheshire East is to freeze Council Tax rates for Nantwich residents for the next two years. And more than a quarter of council management posts are to be cut to save £5 million.

Nantwich residents face 2% rise in police council tax bill

Nantwich residents face 2% rise in police council tax bill

Nantwich homeowners face a near 2% hike in the police element of council tax to help fund 21 new officers. Cheshire’s new Police & Crime Commissioner John Dwyer (Pictured) is set to turn down the Government’s council tax freeze grant of 1%.

February 5, 2013 1 comment Crime, Latest, Politics, Village News