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Just two fly-tipping fines issued by Cheshire East in 2019-20

Just two fly-tipping fines issued by Cheshire East in 2019-20

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Just two fines were issued by Cheshire East Council for fly-tipping last year, it has been revealed.

A Freedom of Information request to the council showed that in 2019/20, two fines were issued but only one was paid.

September 27, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks clarity over use of COVID-secure marshals

Cheshire East Council seeks clarity over use of COVID-secure marshals

Cheshire East Council is unlikely to employ Boris Johnson’s Covid-secure “marshals” unless they are fully funded by Whitehall, says the authority.

The Prime Minister said last week that the so-called marshals would be used in towns and cities across the UK to help enforce the new ‘rule of six’ social distancing restrictions.

September 14, 2020
Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents have scored a major victory in a battle to restore bus services for sixth form students in Audlem travelling to schools in Nantwich.

Our story earlier this week and parental pressure on Cheshire East Council has prompted swift action after we revealed up to 30 post-16 students were left stranded with no way to get to school.

September 10, 2020
Cheshire East welcomes latest Government COVID-19 emergency funding

Cheshire East welcomes latest Government COVID-19 emergency funding

Cheshire East Council has been given a share of £63 million of emergency funding to support groups helping people struggling to afford food and other essentials due to Covid-19.

August 25, 2020
Cash payments for Nantwich car parks to be reintroduced on August 17

Cash payments for Nantwich car parks to be reintroduced on August 17

Cheshire East Council is to re-introduce cash payments at its car parks from Monday August 17.

The move comes amid mounting anger from residents and local businesses in Nantwich ever since charges were brought back in June after a temporary lockdown suspension.

August 14, 2020
MP vows to fight Muller scheme expansion after Stapeley appeal ruling

MP vows to fight Muller scheme expansion after Stapeley appeal ruling

The MP for Crewe & Nantwich has vowed to fight any attempt to expand a controversial development in Nantwich given the go ahead by the Government.

Dr Kieran Mullan said he was “very disappointed” that Cheshire East Council will not appeal the Secretary of State’s decision to allow Muller Properties to build 189 homes on land in Stapeley.

August 13, 2020
Cheshire East Council launches speedy ‘al fresco dining’ licence process

Cheshire East Council launches speedy ‘al fresco dining’ licence process

Cheshire East Council has launched a new streamlined application process for businesses keen to operate “al fresco” dining.

The authority says it aims to support high streets, town centres and the hospitality sector as part of a recovery plan from the pandemic.

July 31, 2020
Bentley main partner for Cheshire East Virtual Pride 2020

Bentley main partner for Cheshire East Virtual Pride 2020

Bentley Motors have teamed up with Cheshire East Council as the main partner of the Cheshire East Virtual Pride 2020.

The partnership with the Crewe-based luxury car-maker signifies a major step up for the profile of Pride events in Cheshire.

July 20, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council wants parents’ views on how their children travel to school ahead of plans for pupils’ safe return to school in September.

Recent government guidance has asked councils to work with schools, parents, carers and transport providers to put in place measures.

July 19, 2020
Cheshire East drivers issued roadworks warning as lockdown eases

Cheshire East drivers issued roadworks warning as lockdown eases

Drivers across Cheshire East are being warned to expect more roadworks and delays as lockdown eases.

Authorities say they have received an increase in requests for roadworks from utility companies following the relaxing of lockdown measures.

July 13, 2020
Cheshire East given £340,000 of European cash for “welcome back” campaign

Cheshire East given £340,000 of European cash for “welcome back” campaign

Cheshire East Council has been offered up to £339,533 from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the safe reopening of its high streets.

The council is working to prepare the borough’s high streets for more visitors returning as shops, restaurants, cafes and bars begin to reopen.

July 8, 2020
Pavement parking crackdown promise by Cheshire East Council

Pavement parking crackdown promise by Cheshire East Council

Pavement parkers could face a crackdown under plans by Cheshire East Council.

The authority says it will target measures to ensure pedestrians, people with pushchairs, wheelchair users and the partially sighted are no longer impeded.

July 7, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Labour-run CEC “even worse than Tories”

READER’S LETTER: Labour-run CEC “even worse than Tories”

Dear Editor
It is hard to believe but the present Labour-run Cheshire East Council is even worse than the previous Tory administration of Cllr Jones.

Let’s look at their record in Crewe, where Labour have a total monopoly of both Town and Borough Councillors.

July 1, 2020