Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East Council"

731 food hygiene checks missed in Cheshire East last year, say campaigners

731 food hygiene checks missed in Cheshire East last year, say campaigners

One in eight planned food hygiene checks are missed in Cheshire East, according to campaigners.

Today, the Unchecked.uk have warned of a “gaping hole” in the food safety regime, as new figures show 731 overdue food hygiene interventions of rated premises in Cheshire East in 2018/19.

October 14, 2019
Cheshire East vows to tackle developers who breach planning rules

Cheshire East vows to tackle developers who breach planning rules

Cheshire East Council bosses have pledged to tackle developers who breach conditions set down as part of planning permission.

Approval for new housing and other buildings is often granted ‘subject to conditions’, ranging from colour of materials, technical matters involving contaminated land and drainage, and even times and days when construction work is permitted.

October 11, 2019
Cheshire East need to save £7.5 million as social care costs spiral

Cheshire East need to save £7.5 million as social care costs spiral

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs will need to make £7.5 million in savings by the end of 2019-20 to balance the books following rising demand for its services.

The authority is currently facing a £5.5 million overspend in the “people” department responsible for social care services – including a £3.4 million overspend in its children and families department.

October 9, 2019
Cheshire East launches public consultation on environment plan

Cheshire East launches public consultation on environment plan

Cheshire East Council has launched a consultation on its environmental strategy.

Authority chiefs want residents to air their views on its priorities and vision for the future.

October 7, 2019
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies project gets lottery go ahead

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies project gets lottery go ahead

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies has received National Lottery Heritage Fund go ahead for the next stage of a project for its future.

The project aims to transform access to collections and ensure their preservation for future generations.

September 26, 2019
New cancer centre for Cheshire patients gets go ahead

New cancer centre for Cheshire patients gets go ahead

Planners at Cheshire East Council have given permission for a state of the art new cancer centre which will serve patients across Cheshire.

The new centre will be built in the grounds of Macclesfield District General Hospital.

September 23, 2019
Beechmere: Probe into fire continues as 34 found new places

Beechmere: Probe into fire continues as 34 found new places

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Council chiefs say their top priority following the Beechmere fire is finding the right accommodation for its former residents.

The retirement home complex, in Crewe, partially collapsed following a fire on August 8, leading to its 150 residents being evacuated.

September 12, 2019
Councillor cites “costly legal procedure” as Barony Park injunction delay continues

Councillor cites “costly legal procedure” as Barony Park injunction delay continues

Cheshire East Council is dithering over applying for a court injunction against unauthorised travellers in Nantwich because of the “costly legal procedure”, says a Cabinet member.

Yet, the authority has so far failed to provide any details of this cost when questioned by Nantwich News.

September 4, 2019
30 of 150 Beechmere residents re-homed, says Cheshire East

30 of 150 Beechmere residents re-homed, says Cheshire East

Thirty of the 150 residents who lost everything in the Beechmere blaze in Crewe have been found permanent new homes, council chiefs say.

The massive blaze destroyed the Beechmere residential complex on Rolls Avenue on August 8.

August 31, 2019
Legal expert backs campaigners injunction bid for Barony Park

Legal expert backs campaigners injunction bid for Barony Park

A leading barrister has backed campaigners in their bid to secure an injunction against unauthorised travellers on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Friends of Barony Park and Conservative MP candidate Dr Kieran Mullan have led calls for Cheshire East Council to apply for a court injunction.

August 28, 2019
Cledford Hall transit site battle as latest travellers camp arrives in Nantwich

Cledford Hall transit site battle as latest travellers camp arrives in Nantwich

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Town councillors have vowed to take their fight against a Cledford Hall transit site for travellers to court as the 11th unauthorised encampment arrives on Barony Park in Nantwich.

August 21, 2019
Councillors back plans for mental health school in South Cheshire

Councillors back plans for mental health school in South Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A new school specialising in mental health will be built in Crewe after councillors unanimously approved the ‘fabulous’ plans.

Cheshire East Council was one of 14 local authorities chosen by Government last April to become home to a new free school for pupils with special educational needs or disability (SEND).

August 11, 2019
21 more homes approved by councillors for Nantwich countryside

21 more homes approved by councillors for Nantwich countryside

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have allowed 21 homes to be built in a patch of Nantwich countryside because the site is now surrounded by a major housing estate.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee gave the green light for the development at Fields Farm, off Queens Drive, at today’s (August 7) meeting.

August 7, 2019