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Search on for next junior recycling champion in Cheshire East

Search on for next junior recycling champion in Cheshire East

Primary schools in Nantwich are helping Cheshire East find the borough’s next junior recycling champion!

Teachers can nominate a selection of pupils as junior recycling officers.

May 4, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Covid and bin collections: the dirty facts

READER’S LETTER: Covid and bin collections: the dirty facts

Dear Editor,
Last week, Cheshire East’s Waste Collection Service, ANSA announced the difficulties they were experiencing in maintaining bin collections due to Covid-related staff sickness and staff shortages – a situation repeated across the country.

This week, I received a positive CPR test and am self-isolating.

January 10, 2022
Bid to merge CEC cemetery and waste collection services dropped

Bid to merge CEC cemetery and waste collection services dropped

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A proposal to merge Cheshire East Council’s bereavement and cemetery company with its waste collection firm has been dumped.

CEC has reviewed its wholly owned companies, also known as ASDVs (alternative service delivery vehicles).

January 9, 2022
Ansa gives bin collection update for Cheshire East residents

Ansa gives bin collection update for Cheshire East residents

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Garden waste bins will not be collected anywhere in Cheshire East until next Monday at the earliest because of staff shortages.

And black and grey bin collections which were missed in some areas last week should be collected by the end of Wednesday January 5, staffing levels permitting.

January 4, 2022
More missed bin collections as CEC struggles to recruit drivers

More missed bin collections as CEC struggles to recruit drivers

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Bin collections are being missed in parts of Cheshire East as the council revealed it is still struggling to recruit drivers and has five vacancies to fill.

Ansa, CEC’s wholly-owned company responsible for waste collection, has taken to social media to apologise for missed collections due to driver shortages.

November 15, 2021
New Christmas bin collection dates released by Cheshire East

New Christmas bin collection dates released by Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has announced its 2021 Christmas bin collection schedule.

Ansa – Cheshire East Council’s wholly-owned environmental services company – will be placing information stickers on black bins of households whose normal collections fall on bank holidays.

November 12, 2021
ANSA managers forced to drive bin lorries amid CEC staff crisis

ANSA managers forced to drive bin lorries amid CEC staff crisis

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Ansa managers were forced to drive bin lorries to maintain Cheshire East collections when the service was threatened by driver shortages.

Cheshire East was one of the few councils which managed to keep bin collections, including recyclables and garden waste, going during pandemic lockdowns.

October 13, 2021
Cheshire East Council unveils plan to scrap Transport Service Solutions

Cheshire East Council unveils plan to scrap Transport Service Solutions

Cheshire East Council is to scrap its transport company Transport Service Solutions (TSS) and bring its delivery back in-house.

The move follows “an extensive review” of each of the authority’s wholly-owned companies.

July 8, 2021
Action to tackle litter in Nantwich agreed by town councillors

Action to tackle litter in Nantwich agreed by town councillors

Nantwich councillors have agreed on plans to try and tackle the mounting litter problem plaguing the town.

It comes after Nantwich Litter Group member Rob Carter made an impassioned plea for help at the town council meeting last night (April 27).

April 28, 2021
Cheshire East scheme to fuel bin lorries with hydrogen will boost air quality

Cheshire East scheme to fuel bin lorries with hydrogen will boost air quality

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A scheme to fuel Cheshire East bin lorries with hydrogen could soon help residents breathe cleaner air.

Emissions from the fleet belonging to Ansa, the Cheshire East Council-owned waste management company, had soared since it relocated to Cledford Lane two years ago.

February 15, 2020
Highfields pupils in Nantwich crowned recycling champions

Highfields pupils in Nantwich crowned recycling champions

Pupils from a Nantwich school have been crowned recycling champions for Cheshire East with their efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

A record 180 pupils from 50 of the borough’s primary schools took part in the junior recycling officer scheme run by environmental services company Ansa.

July 30, 2019
Cheshire East Council staff halved in a decade, figures show

Cheshire East Council staff halved in a decade, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The number of staff employed directly by Cheshire East Council has almost halved in the decade since the authority was launched.

Figures from the council show on April 30 2009, CEC had a headcount of 6,522 employees – excluding school staff and casual workers.

May 2, 2019
Nantwich in Bloom hails “tremendous accolade” after eighth consecutive Gold

Nantwich in Bloom hails “tremendous accolade” after eighth consecutive Gold

Members of Nantwich in Bloom have hailed their eighth consecutive Gold Award at the North West in Bloom Awards as a “tremendous accolade”.

An army of volunteers helped keep the town clean and colourful over the spring and summer, despite the searing temperatures and drought-like conditions.

November 26, 2018