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Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Wildlife campaign groups have criticised Government plans for a badger cull in Cheshire.

Ministers have granted a licence for the culling of badgers which some blame for the spread of diseases like TB among farming livestock.

September 18, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith has accused the Government of “smoke and mirrors” tactics over its latest schools funding pledge.

Education Secretary Justine Greening announced yesterday that a revised National ‘Fair Funding Formula’ would pump an extra £1.3 billion into schools.

July 18, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families across Cheshire East took part in a protest march in Sandbach against school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

The march was led by campaign organiser and Nantwich mum and teacher Laura Smith.

Fracking licences covering Nantwich and South Cheshire awarded by Government

Fracking licences covering Nantwich and South Cheshire awarded by Government

Fracking licences covering Nantwich and South Cheshire have been awarded to companies in the latest round held by the Government.

The new licences were announced by the Oil and Gas Authority, and cover Nantwich town, surrounding villages south to Audlem, north to Tarporley, and east to Crewe and Alsager.

December 18, 2015 0 comments Environment, 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
Government delays Muller Homes Nantwich inquiry ruling again

Government delays Muller Homes Nantwich inquiry ruling again

The Government has delayed again a ruling on the controversial Muller Homes’ bid to build 1,100 homes on green fields in Stapeley, Nantwich.

A report from a public inquiry into Muller’s appeals was presented to the Secretary of State earlier this year.

September 1, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Stapeley
Feature:  Sunday Drive on how manufacturers ARE saving us money

Feature: Sunday Drive on how manufacturers ARE saving us money

Believe it or not, cars are getting cheaper to run. And it’s only government controlled factors that make a car as expensive as it can be. This week, Sunday Drive returns to take a look at how manufacturers are trying to save you money.

March 30, 2014 0 comments Regular features
St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire earns £570k Government grant

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire earns £570k Government grant

St Luke’s Hospice (Cheshire) has been awarded a £570,000 grant to help fund treatment of terminally ill South Cheshire people. It is one of 29 grants to North West hospices as part of a £60 million Government programme.

April 12, 2013 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest, Politics
Nantwich primary schools to get help from £10 million Cheshire East pot

Nantwich primary schools to get help from £10 million Cheshire East pot

Rundown primary school buildings in Nantwich have been given a cash boost under new Government funding. Cheshire East Council is receiving more than £10 million to improve school buildings and create new school places.

March 5, 2013 0 comments Latest, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich families offered help over “bedroom tax” impact on benefits

Nantwich families offered help over “bedroom tax” impact on benefits

Nantwich families are being offered free advice on how the Government’s Welfare Reform could affect their housing benefit. South Cheshire housing provider Wulvern say the so-called “Bedroom Tax”, is part of wider national welfare reforms.

January 21, 2013 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Politics