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Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.

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
Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East’s Local Plan has finally been formally adopted, bringing hope to those fighting ‘unsustainable’ development in Nantwich and surrounding villages.

The decision comes after a planning inspector gave Cheshire East Council’s strategic blueprint for shaping development in the borough up to 2030 a “clean bill of health” last month.

Council leaders welcome Crewe HS2 hub station public consultation

Council leaders welcome Crewe HS2 hub station public consultation

Cheshire East Council leaders have welcomed a Government announcement for a public consultation on plans to build a HS2 Hub station in South Cheshire.

The consultation was unveiled today (July 17) by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling who confirmed Britain’s high speed rail lines to the North West, East Midlands and Yorkshire.

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.

Nantwich and Crewe residents face almost 5% hike in Cheshire East Council Tax

Nantwich and Crewe residents face almost 5% hike in Cheshire East Council Tax

Families across Nantwich and Crewe are facing a 4.99% hike in Cheshire East Council Tax bills, it has emerged.

The whopping rise comes as the authority revealed it has to find £100 million of savings by 2020.

January 31, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

A Planning Inspector has backed Cheshire East’s delayed Local Plan for shaping future development – almost three years after it was first submitted.

But the authority still faces a further delay before the Plan is formally adopted.

December 15, 2016 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Cheshire East leaders welcome latest Government HS2 report

Council leaders in Cheshire East have welcomed a Government report which revealed more details about Phase Two of high-speed rail project HS2.

The report from the Secretary of State confirms the intended route known as 2b through Cheshire East and on to Manchester Airport and Manchester.

November 15, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Cabinet member quits over events company row

Cheshire East Cabinet member quits over events company row

A senior councillor on Cheshire East has resigned over his involvement with an events company which went into liquidation.

Cllr Sam Gardner has tonight (April 14) stepped down with immediate effect as portfolio holder for leisure and open spaces.

April 14, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
South Cheshire College earns “good” grading from Ofsted

South Cheshire College earns “good” grading from Ofsted

South Cheshire College has been praised by Ofsted inspectors following its latest inspection.

An inspection team observed classes and college activities, met with students, employers and stakeholders as part of the visit.

Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Cycling fans in Nantwich and Crewe will get to see the Tour of Britain pass through their town for the first time.

Cheshire East has secured a stage in the 2016 premier cycling event in September.

February 27, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Showpeople’s bid for Hack Green site in Nantwich to go before appeal

Showpeople’s bid for Hack Green site in Nantwich to go before appeal

Residents fighting plans to turn the former RAF Hack Green camp in Nantwich into a site for travelling Showpeople will see the proposals put before an appeal hearing next week.

The original application to convert the site next to a quiet residential area off Coole Lane as submitted nearly two years ago.

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Audlem Councillor Rachel Bailey has been elected as new leader of the Cheshire East Conservative Group.

Cllr Bailey will take over from Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones, who announced before Christmas he was stepping down as Leader, blaming in-party fighting.