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Cheshire East Council suspends car parking charges

Cheshire East Council suspends car parking charges

Parking charges in Cheshire East Council car parks have been suspended as part of a number of service changes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

March 26, 2020
Play areas and skate parks closed across Cheshire East

Play areas and skate parks closed across Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has closed all its play areas to protect people following the latest clampdown by the Prime Minister to tackle the spread of COVID-19.

All play areas, outdoor gyms and skate parks were closed from yesterday (March 24).

March 25, 2020
Cheshire East moves closer to scrapping Cabinet system

Cheshire East moves closer to scrapping Cabinet system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council has taken a big step towards scrapping its cabinet – but there are concerns that coronavirus COVID-19 could delay the process.

March 23, 2020
Tatton Park CLOSED and Pride in the Park postponed

Tatton Park CLOSED and Pride in the Park postponed

Tatton Park has been closed by Cheshire East Council amid the growing Coronavirus crisis.

They made the decision after visitors to continued to flock to the site, which meant “social distancing” guidelines could not be guaranteed.

March 22, 2020
Cheshire East Council closes leisure venues and other services

Cheshire East Council closes leisure venues and other services

Cheshire East Council is to close buildings and leisure facilities to protect “vital frontline services” and people from the risk of Covid-19.

Nantwich Pool and Barony Sports Complex are among the leisure facilities which will be closed from tomorrow (March 21).

March 20, 2020
Delayed £22m council IT project in Cheshire not ready until 2021

Delayed £22m council IT project in Cheshire not ready until 2021

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A delayed IT project which is set to cost Cheshire’s councils almost twice its original price is now expected to be fully operational next February.

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West and Chester Council entered into a joint agreement with technology firm Agilisys in 2017 to launch a new HR and finance system worth £11.5 million.

March 13, 2020
£5 million to improve three Cheshire East danger roads

£5 million to improve three Cheshire East danger roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than £5 million is to be spent on improving three dangerous Cheshire East roads including one in Crewe.

Cheshire East Council is to secure £1.1 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to improve the A532 at West Street, in Crewe.

March 10, 2020
Cheshire health chiefs fight to relieve pressure on hospitals

Cheshire health chiefs fight to relieve pressure on hospitals

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Health chiefs in Cheshire are eager to get patients treated in the right place and relieve pressure on hospitals.

Key NHS figures from across the county spoke out about the challenges they face and their ambitions at a Cheshire East Council meeting.

March 8, 2020
Pupils and staff to return to Brine Leas amid latest Coronavirus guidance

Pupils and staff to return to Brine Leas amid latest Coronavirus guidance

Pupils and staff from Brine Leas School in Nantwich showing no flu-like symptoms after a ski trip to Northern Italy can return to school, latest guidance has said.

A number of teachers and around 95 students were sent home today by headteacher David Cole as a precaution against potential Coronavirus after they had spent a week on their ski trip in Northern Italy.

February 25, 2020
Bus Users Group lobbies Cheshire East over “disgusting” Crewe bus station

Bus Users Group lobbies Cheshire East over “disgusting” Crewe bus station

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs are being urged to make sure Crewe bus station is brought up to scratch ready for the long-awaited Royal Arcade redevelopment.

A new bus station is part of Cheshire East Council’s vision for Royal Arcade – which is also set to include a new cinema, gym, bowling alley, shops and a multi-storey car park.

February 15, 2020
Police hunt fly-tippers after this pile dumped off A51 in Nantwich

Police hunt fly-tippers after this pile dumped off A51 in Nantwich

Police are hunting fly-tippers who dumped this massive pile of rubbish by the side of the A51 Nantwich bypass.

It’s the latest in a number of incidents as people attempt to avoid waste removal and waste recycling centres.

February 13, 2020
New Cheshire East Council chief executive appointed on £151,000-a-year

New Cheshire East Council chief executive appointed on £151,000-a-year

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A woman with more than 25 years’ experience in local government will be named as Cheshire East Council’s new chief executive next week.

Lorraine O’Donnell is due to be voted into the £151,000-a-year role at next Thursday’s full council meeting in Sandbach Town Hall.

February 12, 2020
Uncertain future for Cheshire East budget, say bosses

Uncertain future for Cheshire East budget, say bosses

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs are confident they will balance the books this financial year and next – but insist the future is less certain.

Authority staff were asked for cost-cutting ideas by Kath O’Dwyer, acting chief executive, last November as the council faced a £7.5 million overspend for 2019-20.

February 10, 2020