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Bunbury ward by-election: Labour Party candidate Jake Lomax

Bunbury ward by-election: Labour Party candidate Jake Lomax

Family man Jake Lomax is standing for Labour Party in next week’s Bunbury ward Cheshire East Council by-election.

The 44-year-old, who lives in Bunbury with his family, has worked in manufacturing, defence and financial services for many years.

Parents warned over rise in scarlet fever cases in Cheshire

Parents warned over rise in scarlet fever cases in Cheshire

Parents across Crewe and Nantwich are being warned to look for signs of scarlet fever amid rise in cases across the region.

The symptoms of scarlet fever are a fine pinkish or red rash that feels similar to sandpaper – in conjunction with a sore throat, headache and fever.

February 21, 2018 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Highways chiefs in Cheshire East have almost doubled the number of pothole repair teams in a bid to tackle the rapid rise in road defects.

Drivers are faced with hundreds of potholes on many journeys around Crewe and Nantwich, with major roads also badly affected.

February 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Crewe and Nantwich residents face Council Tax hike of 5.99%

Crewe and Nantwich residents face Council Tax hike of 5.99%

Council Tax is set to rise by 5.99% this April – a higher increase than was proposed by Cheshire East Council just three months ago.

The authority’s Cabinet approved the move yesterday, claiming it is needed to “protect frontline services”.

Access2Finance service launched by Cheshire East Council

Access2Finance service launched by Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East Council’s Skills and Growth Company has launched a new service to help Crewe and Nantwich businesses access finance to boost growth.

Access2Finance comes after a business survey found that 28% of businesses said not accessing finance was a barrier to expansion.

February 3, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Some Cheshire East Council staff have suffered bullying and harassment, a new report into the authority’s working culture has revealed.

An independent review into the council shows while many staff don’t experience it, it is having a “profound impact” on those who do.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich parents urged to get children vaccinated amid measles outbreak

Nantwich parents urged to get children vaccinated amid measles outbreak

Parents are being urged to get their children vaccinated for measles following outbreaks in Cheshire and Merseyside.

There are 29 confirmed cases in Cheshire and Liverpool, with more cases in the West Midlands, West Yorkshire and the South.

January 27, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents voice anger over potholes plaguing roads

Nantwich residents voice anger over potholes plaguing roads

Angry residents have called on action from Cheshire East highways to fix the growing tide of potholes plaguing the streets of Nantwich.

Highways bosses claim the weather conditions have caused the “increase in the number of potholes” this winter.

January 23, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Sale of former children’s centre Redsands in Willaston completed, says Cheshire East

Sale of former children’s centre Redsands in Willaston completed, says Cheshire East

The sale of the former Cheshire East Council children’s home Redsands in Willaston, Nantwich, has been completed.

Engine of the North, Cheshire East Council’s wholly owned strategic property company, confirmed today it has completed the sale to Richmond Care Villages.

Councils remain bogged down in Nantwich allotments legal row

Councils remain bogged down in Nantwich allotments legal row

Two councils are still bogged down in a 12-month legal battle over who should resolve flooded allotments in Nantwich.

As allotment tenants at the Brookfield site highlight their battle with swamped plots, Nantwich Town Council and Cheshire East Council remain at loggerheads.

January 12, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Work to start on £7 million Crewe Green roundabout scheme

Work to start on £7 million Crewe Green roundabout scheme

Work is to begin this month on the £7 million Crewe Green Roundabout scheme, designed to improve a pinchpoint junction which impacts on thousands of drivers in South Cheshire.

Residents, businesses and anyone wanting to find out more about the project and the likely disruption during the works, can meet contractors at an event in Crewe on January 18.

January 11, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich families urged to take up free flu vaccinations

Nantwich families urged to take up free flu vaccinations

Nantwich families are being urged to take up free flu vaccinations for those eligible, as the number of cases of the illness grows in Cheshire East.

Cheshire East Council and NHS England say parents of children aged two and three are strongly recommended to make sure their children have the vaccination.

January 7, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Rural businesses given £5.4 million Cheshire East boost

Rural businesses given £5.4 million Cheshire East boost

Rural businesses in Cheshire East can apply for a share of a £5.4 million via three significant funding streams in 2018.

The funding boost – across Cheshire and Warrington – was announced at a rural business forum at Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

December 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business