Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East Council"

South Cheshire town and parish councils “invited” to help fund bus network

South Cheshire town and parish councils “invited” to help fund bus network

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Town and parish councils are being invited to chip in alongside Cheshire East Council to help improve the borough’s bus network.

CEC recently confirmed it is working with neighbouring Cheshire West and Chester Council to fund a Sunday service for Crewe, Shavington, Leighton Hospital, Middlewich, Winsford and Northwich.

January 15, 2020
Council accused of “blank cheque” to raise parking charges in Nantwich

Council accused of “blank cheque” to raise parking charges in Nantwich

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East Council executive has denied claims next year’s budget is a ‘blank cheque’ for raising car parking charges across Cheshire East.

Draft budget plans for 2020-21 that went out to public consultation said Cheshire East Council hopes to rake in up to £4.5 million by the end of 2023-24 after a review on car parking.

January 13, 2020
Cheshire East bosses face battle to tackle £7.5m budget overspend

Cheshire East bosses face battle to tackle £7.5m budget overspend

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs insist they can achieve their cost savings targets as they tackle a budget overspend estimated at £7.5 million.

Council members were warned about the funding gap for 2019-20 at last October’s full council meeting.

January 11, 2020
Councillors to back badger vaccinations in bid stop culling

Councillors to back badger vaccinations in bid stop culling

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs are to back badger vaccinations and take an extra step against culling on land leased out to farmers.

The authority already has a policy against badger culling taking place on its own land.

January 9, 2020
Cheshire East has 7.5 years housing land supply, says authority

Cheshire East has 7.5 years housing land supply, says authority

Cheshire East Council has a housing land supply figure of 7.5 years, the authority says.

The rise, from a figure of 7.2 years in the same period in the previous year, means more opportunity for people wanting to get on the housing ladder can access affordable housing or move into a new home.

January 8, 2020
New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

Families across Nantwich and Crewe will start receiving the new Cheshire East Council food caddies from January 6.

It’s part of the authority’s new food waste recycling service and will see caddies rolled out over the next six to eight weeks.

January 3, 2020
Anti-bullying consultant to return to Cheshire East Council

Anti-bullying consultant to return to Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A consultant who highlighted bullying from “some individuals with power” at Cheshire East Council will return in January to see if things have changed.

December 20, 2019
Cheshire East Council defends planning appeals better, figures show

Cheshire East Council defends planning appeals better, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is becoming more successful in defending planning appeals, new figures appear to suggest.

December 19, 2019
Missed bin collections by Cheshire East Council rises by more than 5,000

Missed bin collections by Cheshire East Council rises by more than 5,000

The number of missed bin collections by Cheshire East Council has risen by almost 50%, according to latest figures obtained by Nantwich News.

The number of complaints about missed collections logged in 2018-19 reached a staggering 16,346 cases, figures show.

December 16, 2019
Kath O'Dwyer

Cheshire East Council acting chief executive to quit and take up new role

By Kenny Lomas, local democracy reporter
The acting chief executive at Cheshire East Council, who was due to be made permanent next Thursday, is quitting to take on a new role in St Helens.

Candidates for the permanent chief executive position were interviewed by Cheshire East’s staffing committee in November.

December 12, 2019
Cheshire East voters urged  to check polling stations

Cheshire East voters urged to check polling stations

Voters across Cheshire East are being urged to check the location of their local polling station – so they don’t lose their voice in the General Election.

Cheshire East Council will be responsible for running 280 polling stations across the whole borough, where votes can be cast on December 12.

November 28, 2019
First proposal for ditching Cheshire East Council cabinet turned down

First proposal for ditching Cheshire East Council cabinet turned down

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A first proposal for how Cheshire East Council could ditch its cabinet in favour of a series of committees from next May has been turned down.

Following a petition last year and a manifesto commitment from independent councillors in May’s election, CEC agreed to work towards scrapping the cabinet at the May annual meeting.

November 25, 2019
Kath O'Dwyer

Candidates for £160,000-a-year Chief Exec post to be interviewed

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Candidates vying to be named as Cheshire East Council’s first permanent chief executive in two and a half years will be interviewed this week.

A special meeting of CEC’s staffing committee has been called for 11.10am tomorrow (November 11) at the local authority’s Westfields headquarters, in Sandbach.

November 10, 2019