Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East Council"

Independent councillors step up fight to change Cheshire East Council system

Independent councillors step up fight to change Cheshire East Council system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Independent councillors in Cheshire East are stepping up the fight to change the way the local authority is run.

Thousands of residents have already signed a petition launched by the group, which includes long-serving Nantwich North and West Cllr Arthur Moran.

December 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Owners of empty houses face double council tax charges, warns Cheshire East

Owners of empty houses face double council tax charges, warns Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Owners of empty homes in Crewe and Nantwich could face double council tax charges under new plans by Cheshire East Council.

They want to clamp down on the owners of empty homes which are being left unoccupied and unfurnished the long periods.

December 5, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Motorists in Nantwich and Crewe could face higher car park fees from March under Cheshire East Council plans.

Charges could rise by 10p on all council-owned car parks across each tariff, and resident parking permits could also go up.

Nantwich community groups bid for £162,000 New Homes Bonus fund

Nantwich community groups bid for £162,000 New Homes Bonus fund

Community groups from Nantwich can put bids together for a slice of a £162,000 pot made available under the New Homes Bonus fund.

Nantwich is one of seven areas of Cheshire East to benefit from a £2 million pot of funding over the next two years.

November 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Rubble waste amount drops by 80% in Cheshire East amid new charge

Rubble waste amount drops by 80% in Cheshire East amid new charge

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The amount of rubble waste being dealt with at Cheshire East tips has fallen by 80% since a new charge was introduced.

Cheshire East Council launched a charge of £3.50 per bag for construction waste in January as part of wider changes to its recycling centres.

November 14, 2018 6 comments Environment, News, Politics
Government to spend £8 million on repairing Cheshire’s crumbling roads

Government to spend £8 million on repairing Cheshire’s crumbling roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The Government is set to invest more than £8 million on patching up Cheshire’s roads next year.

Cheshire East Council will receive £4,632,000 from the Department for Transport in 2019-20, while Cheshire West and Chester Council will receive £3,525,000.

November 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council launches HS2 hub station action plan

Cheshire East Council launches HS2 hub station action plan

Cheshire East Council has launched an action plan to maximise the potential benefits of an enhanced HS2 hub station at Crewe.

Called the Crewe station hub area action plan, it aims to support the growth and regeneration opportunities for the town and wider South Cheshire region.

November 12, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

A man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and laundering following an operation in South Cheshire.

Cash and electronic devices were seized when a warrant was executed at a residential address in central Crewe yesterday (November 7).

November 8, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Works at Crewe Green Roundabout almost complete

Works at Crewe Green Roundabout almost complete

Work on the new Crewe Green Roundabout junction is almost complete, says Cheshire East Council.

The majority of traffic management measures at the roundabout will be removed from the week commencing October 29, which will open up the roundabout and its approaches.

October 27, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
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
“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

A four-year programme of activity to commemorate the First World War will come to a spectacular end in South Cheshire with two closing events taking visitors on a poignant journey back in time.

Cheshire East Council’s “When the Light Goes Out” events – part of the Cheshire East Reflects programme – will take place on November 10-11 and will mark the centenary of the Armistice through memories, performance and sound.

£350,000 overspend on replacement wheelie bins in Cheshire East

£350,000 overspend on replacement wheelie bins in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A controversial new bin charge is necessary as Cheshire East Council has overspent on replacement bins by £350,000 so far this year, its leader claims.

Cllr Rachel Bailey, Conservative leader of the council, was challenged at a full council meeting on Thursday over the decision to begin implementing a charge for new and replacement wheelie bins from next Tuesday.

October 21, 2018 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs could be forced to review their local plan if MPs give the green light for HS2 to hit Cheshire.

The authority adopted its local plan strategy for up to 2030 last July – three years after it was told to go back to the drawing board after submitting its first draft to the planning inspectorate.

October 17, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics