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Cheshire East appoints four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000

Cheshire East appoints four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000

Four new senior officers have been recruited and appointed by Cheshire East Council – with a combined pay of just under £500,000.

The new posts are Executive Director Adults, Health and Integration (up to £139,999), Executive Director Place (£134,999), Executive Director Children’s Services (£129,999) and Director of Policy and Change (£89,999).

September 17, 2021
Cheshire East Council cemetery plans branded “inhumane”

Cheshire East Council cemetery plans branded “inhumane”

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East is to reconsider its borough-wide cemetery strategy after claims the plans are “at best thoughtless and at worst inhumane”.

The council reviewed the strategy in 2018 and a long term proposal was that families would have to bury loved ones in Crewe or Macclesfield as other local cemeteries became full.

September 12, 2021
Nantwich town councillors reject new CEC policy on asset transfers

Nantwich town councillors reject new CEC policy on asset transfers

Nantwich Town councillors have rejected a new Cheshire East Council draft policy on how it will transfer its assets in future.

In the past, the town council has taken over CEC assets such as the Civic Hall, indoor market and public toilets.

September 10, 2021
Cheshire East Council owed massive £23 million in unpaid council tax

Cheshire East Council owed massive £23 million in unpaid council tax

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cash-strapped Cheshire East Council is owed a staggering £23.25 million in council tax, new figures have shown.

The figure, obtained under FOI by Local Democracy Reporting Service, accounts for the years since the local authority was founded in 2009 to the end of the last financial year in April 2021.

September 7, 2021
90-year-old’s anger over CEC telecare charging plans

90-year-old’s anger over CEC telecare charging plans

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A 90-year-old woman has blasted Cheshire East Council proposals to charge over 85s for a lifeline care alarm service which is currently free.

Cheshire East is consulting with residents on proposals to introduce a £5 a week charge for the telecare service which, at present, is free to residents aged 85 and over if they live alone.

July 19, 2021
CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV bosses have hit back at claims they have not provided enough information on the system’s effectiveness in Nantwich.

Town councillors questioned at a meeting last week whether they should be paying almost £25,000 a year for the monitoring of its 14 cameras.

July 12, 2021
Nantwich businesses urged to apply for post-lockdown Restart Grant

Nantwich businesses urged to apply for post-lockdown Restart Grant

Businesses across Nantwich and Crewe hit badly by the Covid pandemic have just days left to apply for the government’s Restart Grant.

The deadline for applications is June 30, and businesses can apply via the Cheshire East Council website.

June 18, 2021
Volunteers are “incredible” say Cheshire East Council bosses

Volunteers are “incredible” say Cheshire East Council bosses

Thousands of volunteers across Cheshire East have been hailed as heroes by council chiefs during “Volunteers’ Week”.

Volunteer groups like Nantwich Buddies have played a key role in the pandemic response across the borough supporting more than 4,200 individuals

June 2, 2021
Travellers moved from Barony Park in 24 hours in injunction’s first test

Travellers moved from Barony Park in 24 hours in injunction’s first test

Travellers who broke through new barriers onto Barony Park in Nantwich in breach of a court injunction were moved on shortly before 4pm today.

It was the first test of the new two-year injunction granted to Cheshire East Council last August.

March 30, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East staff “deserve to be appreciated”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East staff “deserve to be appreciated”

Dear Editor,

Questions were raised at last week’s Audit and Governance meeting about how inclusive the 3 day’s Health and Welfare leave granted to Cheshire East’s staff, in acknowledgment of the pressure of work they have coped with during the Covid period, has been.

March 15, 2021
Cheshire East Council to unveil new look Crewe market hall

Cheshire East Council to unveil new look Crewe market hall

Crewe’s new-look historic Market Hall is almost ready to be unveiled, says Cheshire East Council.

It’s planned to re-open the hall on May 17 with an official launch on June 21, according to Cheshire East Council and Market Asset Management – the new commercial operator of Crewe’s markets.

March 15, 2021
Recycling rates in Cheshire East area fall, data shows

Recycling rates in Cheshire East area fall, data shows

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Recycling rates in Cheshire East have fallen slightly over the last five years.

New data, sourced from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs also shows that Cheshire East Council collected 501.3kg of household waste per person from homes in the area in 2019-20 — 18.3kg more than five years earlier.

March 15, 2021
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

READER’S LETTER: Enforcement of planning breaches should not be “optional”

Dear Editor,

I was pleased to read of Cheshire East Council’s success last week, in securing a High Court Order against a significant incursion onto agricultural land in the Green Belt at Mobberley.

February 28, 2021