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Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

By Lewis Warner
Bosses of a charity which provides carer breaks for South Cheshire families, has slammed Cheshire East Council for scrapping their funding.

The Neuromuscular Centre is to lose its annual grant of up to £25,000 – less than half the £58,000 claimed by Cheshire East councillors in travel expenses alone in 2016-17.

March 23, 2018 5 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Under-performing Cheshire East schools to receive extra Government funding

Under-performing Cheshire East schools to receive extra Government funding

Under-performing schools in Cheshire East could soon benefit from a share of more than £600,000 of Government funding.

Cheshire East Council has been awarded £638,452 to help boost primary and secondary schools in both the borough and neighbouring Cheshire West and Chester.

March 18, 2018 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
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
Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

The Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner has set down a challenge to the Chancellor to provide fair funding for Cheshire’s police force.

David Keane has issued an open letter outlining the challenges that could be posed by a “woeful” flat cash settlement.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Crime, News, Politics
Headteachers and council chiefs ‘cautious’ over latest Government schools funding plan

Headteachers and council chiefs ‘cautious’ over latest Government schools funding plan

Council chiefs and headteachers in South Cheshire have given a cautious welcome to latest Government plans for schools funding.

Education Secretary Justine Greening unveiled the latest national funding formula plan this week.

September 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith pushed to “make a difference”

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith pushed to “make a difference”

To say the last month has been a whirlwind for new Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith would be an under-statement.

Thrust into the limelight by her amazing election victory, the 32-year-old’s life has been turned upside down. But she still had time to chat to Nantwichnews over coffee.

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Two nurseries near Nantwich are among five to share more than £745,000 of government funding to boost free nursery places.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery in Willaston, and Bramley Hedge Day Nursery in Bunbury, are to benefit from the capital funding.

Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds of families across Cheshire East gathered in Nantwich today to protest at school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

Teachers and parents in Nantwich and Crewe fear the new NFF will see Cheshire East worse off, facing a 4.5% cut in budgets over the next two years.

Angry Nantwich parents plan protest over school funding cuts

Angry Nantwich parents plan protest over school funding cuts

Angry parents in Nantwich are planning to protest in the town centre over proposed Government cuts to school funding.

Plans by Schools Minister Nick Gibb to introduce a new National Funding Formula could see Nantwich schools hundreds of thousands of pounds worse off.

February 15, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas School to hold ‘extraordinary’ meeting over funding crisis

Brine Leas School to hold ‘extraordinary’ meeting over funding crisis

The headteacher of Brine Leas School in Nantwich has called an extraordinary meeting to outline the funding crisis it faces under the new National Funding Formula.

Andrew Cliffe has invited parents and community members to attend the “Future Funding of Brine Leas School” meeting on Monday February 13.

February 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich community health projects receive £20,000 boost

Nantwich community health projects receive £20,000 boost

Nantwich community projects are to benefit from £20,000 of funding to boost local health.

Ten community projects shared the pot from Cheshire East Council after an event at Nantwich Civic Hall saw groups pitch their ideas and receive a public vote.

January 23, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Angry Nantwich head blasts Government over school funding ‘cuts’

Angry Nantwich head blasts Government over school funding ‘cuts’

A Nantwich headteacher has blasted the Government after it emerged the new National Funding Formula could lead to big funding cuts for Nantwich schools.

Andrew Cliffe, headteacher at Brine Leas School, fears the NFF could see his school thousands of pounds worse off.

December 22, 2016 2 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Tarporley High School wins £2.5 million Government funding

Tarporley High School wins £2.5 million Government funding

Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College has won £2.5 million of government funding to revitalise its campus.

The school submitted two ambitious bids to make extensive improvements and provide a 21st century upgrade to its current buildings.