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Cheshire East Council Tax could rise by another 3% in 2019

Cheshire East Council Tax could rise by another 3% in 2019

Council taxpayers across Nantwich and Crewe could face another 2.99% Council Tax rise from April 2019 under draft proposals by Cheshire East Council.

The authority has unveiled its Pre-Budget Consultation Report for 2019 to 2022.

October 24, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council faced 360 pothole claims in just three months

Cheshire East Council faced 360 pothole claims in just three months

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
An additional £1 million will be spent patching up potholes after Cheshire East Council faced more than 360 new insurance claims between April and June.

A report issued at Thursday’s full council meeting said that following a harsh winter, there were 368 new insurance claims against the council in the first quarter of 2018-19.

October 20, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police chiefs warned today they may be forced to reduce police officer numbers by 250 over the next two years as it faces further budget cuts.

It comes as forces like Cheshire Constabulary are under increasing Government pressure to make more savings.

October 15, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council could be forced to introduce a number of “realistic” saving measures to address a budget shortfall of £5.3 million.

The mid-year review of performance – discussed by the Cabinet during yesterday’s meeting – outlines how the authority is providing “value for money” services.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

Children support staff face axe at Cheshire East Council in £1.2 million cuts

By Stephen Topping
Dozens of staff with “the utmost commitment” to Cheshire East’s youngsters are at risk of losing their jobs following a £1.2 million budget cut.

The future of around 140 employees is under pressure after Cheshire East Council announced it is set to redesign its children’s centres and prevention service at a scrutiny committee meeting on Monday.

March 29, 2018 5 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Cllr Paul Bates

Nantwich and Crewe residents face another 4.99% Council Tax rise

Householders across Nantwich and Crewe could face another 4.99% Council Tax rise in 2018-19 after Cheshire East Council unveiled its pre-Budget proposals today.

The authority is faced with finding £20 million of savings in the next financial year, while having to fund spiralling costs in adult social care and child care.

November 13, 2017 2 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Laura Smith, organiser, with protestors

Second South Cheshire protest against NFF school funding cuts planned

Campaigners in South Cheshire are planning a second protest against the proposed National Funding Formula which could see budget cuts in schools.

Hundreds of families gathered in Nantwich town square a week ago to voice their anger at the NFF which could see local schools more than 3% worse off.

March 6, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich accountants stage Budget breakfast for local businesses

Nantwich accountants stage Budget breakfast for local businesses

South Cheshire firms were given a chance to digest George Osborne’s Budget at a special business breakfast.

Nantwich accountants Howard Worth organised the event which attracted a packed audience at Macdonald Portal Hotel near Tarporley.

March 25, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
70 more police officers for Cheshire under new budget plan

70 more police officers for Cheshire under new budget plan

An extra 70 police officers will be recruited to Cheshire Police under new budget plans which will see a rise in council tax bills.

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has agreed a 3.2% increase in the police precept – equivalent to around 10p per week.

February 6, 2016 0 comments Crime, News, Politics
Council tax to rise by 3.75% for Nantwich householders

Council tax to rise by 3.75% for Nantwich householders

Nantwich householders face a Council Tax of 3.75 per cent as Cheshire East bid to raise cash for “frontline services”.

Councillors say the rise is “to be regretted” but claim it is needed to fund services for the vulnerable, elderly and young.

February 1, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich care leavers launch Easy Pleasy cookbook

Nantwich care leavers launch Easy Pleasy cookbook

Young care leavers in Crewe and Nantwich have been sharing their colourful recipe for eating on a budget – a cookbook with the celebrity seal of approval.

The youngsters, supported by The Children’s Society, produced the Levi Roots-endorsed Easy Pleasy Cookbook to help young people leaving care to eat healthily on a budget.

October 29, 2015 1 comment Charity news, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich firm Howard Worth to stage Budget Breakfast

Nantwich firm Howard Worth to stage Budget Breakfast

A financial firm in Nantwich is to stage a one-off “budget breakfast” when George Osborne delivers his July budget.

Howard Worth are holding the event on July 15 at The Macdonald Portal Hotel, in Tarporley.

June 8, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
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