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Cheshire East Council launches HS2 hub station action plan

Cheshire East Council launches HS2 hub station action plan

Cheshire East Council has launched an action plan to maximise the potential benefits of an enhanced HS2 hub station at Crewe.

Called the Crewe station hub area action plan, it aims to support the growth and regeneration opportunities for the town and wider South Cheshire region.

November 12, 2018
Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

A man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and laundering following an operation in South Cheshire.

Cash and electronic devices were seized when a warrant was executed at a residential address in central Crewe yesterday (November 7).

November 8, 2018
Works at Crewe Green Roundabout almost complete

Works at Crewe Green Roundabout almost complete

Work on the new Crewe Green Roundabout junction is almost complete, says Cheshire East Council.

The majority of traffic management measures at the roundabout will be removed from the week commencing October 29, which will open up the roundabout and its approaches.

October 27, 2018
Cheshire East Council Tax could rise by another 3% in 2019

Cheshire East Council Tax could rise by another 3% in 2019

Council taxpayers across Nantwich and Crewe could face another 2.99% Council Tax rise from April 2019 under draft proposals by Cheshire East Council.

The authority has unveiled its Pre-Budget Consultation Report for 2019 to 2022.

October 24, 2018
“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

A four-year programme of activity to commemorate the First World War will come to a spectacular end in South Cheshire with two closing events taking visitors on a poignant journey back in time.

Cheshire East Council’s “When the Light Goes Out” events – part of the Cheshire East Reflects programme – will take place on November 10-11 and will mark the centenary of the Armistice through memories, performance and sound.

October 22, 2018
£350,000 overspend on replacement wheelie bins in Cheshire East

£350,000 overspend on replacement wheelie bins in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A controversial new bin charge is necessary as Cheshire East Council has overspent on replacement bins by £350,000 so far this year, its leader claims.

Cllr Rachel Bailey, Conservative leader of the council, was challenged at a full council meeting on Thursday over the decision to begin implementing a charge for new and replacement wheelie bins from next Tuesday.

October 21, 2018
Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs could be forced to review their local plan if MPs give the green light for HS2 to hit Cheshire.

The authority adopted its local plan strategy for up to 2030 last July – three years after it was told to go back to the drawing board after submitting its first draft to the planning inspectorate.

October 17, 2018
New code of practice to end “Bodge job” pothole repairs in Cheshire East

New code of practice to end “Bodge job” pothole repairs in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors and officers at Cheshire East are hopeful a new code of practice will mean the end of ‘bodge job’ pothole repairs on major roads.

Cheshire East Council is set to adopt a new code of practice for road maintenance – called the Well Managed Highway Infrastructure – in line with Government guidelines introduced two years ago.

October 16, 2018
Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Engineers have widened a road and built a new pavement in Wistaston – but forgot to move a street light while doing it!

Now baffled residents in the village near Nantwich have called on Cheshire East Council to shed some light on the embarrassing bungle.

October 15, 2018
Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council could be forced to introduce a number of “realistic” saving measures to address a budget shortfall of £5.3 million.

The mid-year review of performance – discussed by the Cabinet during yesterday’s meeting – outlines how the authority is providing “value for money” services.

October 10, 2018
Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

A Wistaston man was fined for failing to maintain and tidy up a property he owns in Crewe, a court heard.

Cheshire East Council served a notice requiring proper maintenance of land at a property David Belcher owns in Hall O’Shaw Street, in Crewe, in 2016.

October 9, 2018
Cheshire East Council refers land transaction deals to police

Cheshire East Council refers land transaction deals to police

Cheshire Police are to probe historical land transactions referred to them by Cheshire East Council, it has emerged today.

The council said it referred the “new matter” to the police for their consideration.

October 2, 2018
Empire Cinemas sign up to Royal Arcade scheme in Crewe

Empire Cinemas sign up to Royal Arcade scheme in Crewe

Regeneration plans for Crewe town centre have taken a step forward after Empire Cinemas agreed terms for a new state-of-the-art eight-screen multiplex.

The 800-seat cinema will be centre-piece of the Royal Arcade scheme, shown in these newly released artist drawings.

September 24, 2018