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Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

By Stephen Topping
Dozens of staff with “the utmost commitment” to Cheshire East’s youngsters are at risk of losing their jobs following a £1.2 million budget cut.

The future of around 140 employees is under pressure after Cheshire East Council announced it is set to redesign its children’s centres and prevention service at a scrutiny committee meeting on Monday.

March 29, 2018 5 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Cllr Paul Bates

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
Cheshire Fire chiefs say funding cuts will not hit safety

Cheshire Fire chiefs say funding cuts will not hit safety

Fire chiefs in Cheshire say they can maintain improvements in public safety, despite facing £1 million funding cuts in 2016-17.

Members of the Fire Authority have been told to expect ongoing reductions in central Government funding.

February 14, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Fire chiefs in Cheshire say £1.9m cuts will not impact service

Fire chiefs in Cheshire say £1.9m cuts will not impact service

Fire chiefs in Cheshire say they can maintain improvements in public safety, despite having to find £1.9 million savings.

Members of the Fire Authority were told to expect ongoing cuts of 8% a year from central Government funding – savings of nearly £8 million over the next four years.

February 16, 2015 1 comment Environment, News