Post Tagged with: "Michael Jones"

Feature: Cheshire East ‘Fairerpower’ scheme – winner or election gimmick?

Feature: Cheshire East ‘Fairerpower’ scheme – winner or election gimmick?

By Sara Royle
It’s been a big week for Michael Jones, Conservative leader of Cheshire East Council.

His party has just announced their pre-election Budget, promising personal allowance increases and help-to-buy ISAs.

March 23, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich town centre set for £1 million facelift

Nantwich town centre set for £1 million facelift

Nantwich town centre is to benefit from a £1 million facelift, Cheshire East Council has announced today.

Money under the council’s Public Realm initiative will be used for new paving and drainage to enhance the town’s pedestrianised areas.

March 19, 2015 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Stapeley, Bunbury and other parishes bid for Neighbourhood Plans

Stapeley, Bunbury and other parishes bid for Neighbourhood Plans

Families in Stapeley are being urged to attend a ‘drop-in’ session to help form the parish’s first Neighbourhood Plan.

Hundreds of households across Stapeley have received a questionnaire asking for their views on how the area should develop in the next few years.

March 19, 2015 0 comments Bunbury, Stapeley, Village News
Protect Stapeley campaigners say community defeated Muller

Protect Stapeley campaigners say community defeated Muller

More campaigners have expressed their relief that Muller Developments’ appeal for a 1,100-house “Nantwich South” development in Stapeley has been rejected.

Pat Cullen, of campaign group Protect Stapeley, has worked alongside Stapeley Parish councillors and residents to fight Muller’s plans for land between Peter de Stapleigh Way, Audlem Road and London Road.

Nantwich councillor slams council tax freeze claims by Cheshire East

Nantwich councillor slams council tax freeze claims by Cheshire East

A Nantwich councillor has criticised Cheshire East Council, claiming that “stealth tax” rises will counter any freeze in council tax rates.

Cllr Arthur Moran spoke out after Cheshire East announced a two-year freeze on council tax.

March 2, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Two-year Cheshire East council tax freeze for Nantwich residents

Two-year Cheshire East council tax freeze for Nantwich residents

Nantwich residents will have council tax bills frozen for at least the next two years, Cheshire East Council has agreed.

The local authority is the first in the country to announce a two-year freeze.

February 26, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Car supplier to create 70 jobs on Redsands site in Nantwich

Car supplier to create 70 jobs on Redsands site in Nantwich

An automotive supplier is buying the former children’s centre in Nantwich to open a design and engineering centre.

The move by HPL Prototypes will secure 70 skilled jobs on the Redsands site on Crewe Road, Willaston.

February 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Council Leader Michael Jones “sorry” for Nantwich roadworks chaos

Council Leader Michael Jones “sorry” for Nantwich roadworks chaos

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones today apologised to Nantwich residents caught up in the traffic chaos gripping the town.

Cllr Jones and Nantwich South and Stapeley Cllr Peter Groves told Nantwichnews they were “sorry” after a flood of complaints about roadworks causing massive delays on Holly Holy Day.

January 24, 2015 1 comment Environment, News
Nantwich pupils win in “Knock Knock” stranger awareness campaign

Nantwich pupils win in “Knock Knock” stranger awareness campaign

Pupils at two Nantwich schools have designed award-winning posters aimed at alerting residents to dangers of doorstep crooks and strangers.

Youngsters at St Anne’s Catholic Primary and Stapeley Broad Lane Primary were recognised in a competition run by Cheshire East Council’s Trading Standards team.

Cheshire East Leader Michael Jones hits back over calls to quit in Twitter row

Cheshire East Leader Michael Jones hits back over calls to quit in Twitter row

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones has hit back at suggestions he should resign after it emerged council staff were used to write personal tweets attacking his political opponents.

January 6, 2015 7 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Jobless rates falling in Crewe & Nantwich, say council chiefs

Jobless rates falling in Crewe & Nantwich, say council chiefs

Jobless rates in Cheshire East including Crewe and Nantwich, have fallen by almost half in the past year.

Cheshire East leaders claim latest statistics say it is down to the success of smaller firms and entrepreneurs in the area.

January 5, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Plans for new recycling depot for South Cheshire unveiled

Plans for new recycling depot for South Cheshire unveiled

A new recycling and refuse plant is to be built in South Cheshire, replacing Pyms Lane which is to be sold to Bentley.

Cheshire East Council wants to build a multi-purpose depot on the site of the disused Ideal Standard factory in Middlewich.

December 20, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Nantwich councillor blasts Cheshire East for blocking Local Plan motion

Nantwich councillor blasts Cheshire East for blocking Local Plan motion

Independent councillors say a motion calling for Cheshire East Council leaders to quit over the Local Plan fiasco has been blocked.

Councillor Arthur Moran, of Nantwich North, and Cllr Brendan Murphy constructed the motion to be tabled at a full council meeting this Thursday.

December 10, 2014 4 comments Environment, News, Politics