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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
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
CEC agrees new winter gritting routes as 230km removed

CEC agrees new winter gritting routes as 230km removed

Up to 230km of roads will be removed from Cheshire East Council’s winter gritting routes, the authority has confirmed.

The review into gritting – called “Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure” (WMHI) code of practice – will see 103km of roads added to the routes.

June 25, 2021
CEC submits bid to strengthen land development planning policy

CEC submits bid to strengthen land development planning policy

Cheshire East Council has submitted proposed changes to its development and planning policies to be examined by an independent planning inspector.

The proposed changes follow four rounds of consultation with residents and local councils, in which they received more than 4,000 comments.

May 10, 2021
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Thousands of food and energy vouchers sent to CEC families for Easter

More than 22,000 supermarket and energy vouchers have been sent out to vulnerable children and families across Cheshire East – with more in the pipeline to cover the Easter school holiday.

The scheme has been coordinated by Cheshire East Council with schools, colleges, early years settings and other family support services.

March 24, 2021
READER’S LETTER: CEC partly to blame over Stapeley appeal criticism

READER’S LETTER: CEC partly to blame over Stapeley appeal criticism

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Council has issued a stinging open letter to the Secretary of State for housing strongly criticising his decision to grant a planning appeal in the borough.

August 31, 2020
Andrew Martin and Peter Groves

READER’S LETTER: CEC “huge mistake” with thoughtless parking charges

Dear Editor,
We wholeheartedly agree with our fellow Nantwich Town Councillor, Cllr David Marren, regarding the recent payment changes Cheshire East Council has made to its Pay and Display Machines on its car parks.

July 21, 2020
Nantwich to receive £324,000 community project New Homes Bonus

Nantwich to receive £324,000 community project New Homes Bonus

By Stephen Topping
Communities in Cheshire East will benefit from a share of a £2 million New Homes Bonus, with £324,000 allocated for Nantwich.

The cash is from a Government grant paid to councils as an incentive to build new homes.

April 7, 2018