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Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights Switch On event

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people young and old packed Nantwich town square to enjoy the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event.

Organised by Nantwich Town Council, the switch on involved several hours of entertainment before VIP youngsters took to the stage to turn on the festive lights.

November 16, 2019
Late night levy plan could be reviewed by Cheshire East councillors

Late night levy plan could be reviewed by Cheshire East councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East borough chiefs are being asked to reconsider a decision not to introduce a “late night levy” to bring in additional cash for police and the council.

Councils have had the power to implement a late night levy since 2011 – meaning an additional fee would be charged to licenced premises that can sell alcohol between midnight and 6am.

October 22, 2019
Tree of Light to be unveiled in Nantwich town centre

Tree of Light to be unveiled in Nantwich town centre

Residents will gather outside St Mary’s Parish Rooms in Nantwich for the unveiling of the Tree of Light on November 3.

There will be a short service of prayer, hymns and poetry at the event from 5pm.

October 2, 2019
Nantwich Town Council appoints new Town Clerk

Nantwich Town Council appoints new Town Clerk

Nantwich Town Council has appointed a new Town Clerk.

Samantha Roberts will start in early autumn, replacing Ian Hope who is retiring from the council after seven years of service.

July 16, 2019
Cledford Hall considered again for transit travellers site

Cledford Hall considered again for transit travellers site

By Stephen Topping
Cledford Hall is again being considered as a transit site for gypsies and travellers as Cheshire East Council deals with a rise in illegal encampments.

Cheshire East Council gained planning permission for a transit site at Cledford Hall, in Middlewich, back in 2015 – but that lapsed last year after no work had begun on the site within three years.

June 12, 2019
Nantwich Mayor pledges public meeting to agree Barony Park barriers

Nantwich Mayor pledges public meeting to agree Barony Park barriers

Nantwich Mayor Arthur Moran has pledged to stage a public meeting to plot a way forward in tackling unauthorised traveller camps on Barony Park.

Cllr Moran made the suggestion at a town council meeting last night (May 16) where scores of angry residents living by the park vented their frustration.

May 17, 2019
Arthur Moran takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

Arthur Moran takes over as Mayor of Nantwich

The new Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Arthur Moran has officially taken over the chains of office for 2019-20.

Cllr Moran was formally elected as the new Mayor to take over from Cllr David Marren at a Mayor Making Ceremony on Friday (May 10).

May 14, 2019
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

New Cheshire East Conservative Leader “disappointed” over Labour-Independent pact

The new Conservative Group leader in Cheshire East said it was “disappointing” that Labour and Independents have agreed to team up and take over the authority.

Cllr Janet Clowes, who represents Wybunbury, reacted after it emerged earlier today (May 13) that Labour and Independents would join together to run Cheshire East Council.

May 13, 2019
Arthur Moran

Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran steps down as Independents leader

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The leader of Cheshire East Council’s Independent group Arthur Moran has stepped aside ahead of a new era of no overall control.

Cllr Arthur Moran, of Nantwich North and West, has been replaced in the role by Cllr Craig Browne, who represents Alderley Edge.

May 8, 2019
Arthur Moran

Rivals play down “Brexit” role in demise of Cheshire East Tories

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Brexit’s role in the demise of Cheshire East Council’s Conservative group has been downplayed by their political rivals.

The Tories suffered a shock loss of control, ending with 34 CEC members – eight short of the number needed for a majority – with Labour on 25, Independents on 19 and Liberal Democrats on four.

May 6, 2019
Residents and councillors demand Barony Park action from Cheshire East Council

Residents and councillors demand Barony Park action from Cheshire East Council

Angry Nantwich residents have called on Cheshire East Council to build perimeter fencing around Barony Park after it emerged the authority has potentially earmarked part of a £2 million investment for the work.

It comes after families lost use of the park for more than a week when the latest illegal traveller encampment parked on the site between Good Friday April 19 and Saturday April 27.

April 29, 2019
Nantwich Town Council misses out on New Homes Bonus funding

Nantwich Town Council misses out on New Homes Bonus funding

Nantwich Town Council has missed out on funds to pay for community projects under the New Homes Bonus scheme, councillors were told.

The council had submitted a number of bids for a share of the £162,000 pot made available under the New Homes Bonus fund by Cheshire East Council.

March 8, 2019
Cheshire East “Little Bus” dial-a-ride service future uncertain amid budget cuts

Cheshire East “Little Bus” dial-a-ride service future uncertain amid budget cuts

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs have begun to discuss the future of the ‘Little Bus’ with the dial-a-ride service facing a possible cut in the newly-approved budget.

Cheshire East’s full council approved the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) for 2019 to 2022 – including next year’s budget – at Thursday’s meeting.

February 23, 2019