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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
More than 2,700 responses to second phase of Cheshire East planning strategy

More than 2,700 responses to second phase of Cheshire East planning strategy

More than 2,700 people and organisations voiced their views on the second phase of Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan Strategy.

The authority has summarised those views in a new 188-page Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD).

June 29, 2020
Councils like Cheshire East face massive budget shortfalls, stats show

Councils like Cheshire East face massive budget shortfalls, stats show

Cheshire East Council is facing a massive £41 million budget shortfall this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new statistics revealed today.

And it could be one of many authorities considering a S114 notice – which effectively declares those authorities bankrupt.

June 25, 2020
Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” event goes virtual

Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” event goes virtual

The postponed “Pride in the Park event” scheduled to take place at Queens Park in Crewe has now been set a new date – as a a “Virtual Pride” event.

Virtual Pride 2020 will take place on Saturday July 25 from 2-7pm.

June 18, 2020
Cllr Kathryn Flavell

Cheshire councils awarded £5.4m funding for young people

Three councils across Cheshire have secured £5.4m in European funding to support young people and adults who need help to find work, training or further education.

June 14, 2020
“Free after 3pm” parking on Snow Hill in Nantwich stays, council says

“Free after 3pm” parking on Snow Hill in Nantwich stays, council says

The “free after 3pm” parking initiative will be retained on certain car parks from June 15, including Snow Hill in Nantwich.

Cheshire East Council confirmed this as it issued a defence of its decision to re-introduce parking charges from Monday as non-essential shops re-open.

June 12, 2020
1,000 sign petition to stop CEC parking charges in just 12 hours

1,000 sign petition to stop CEC parking charges in just 12 hours

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition in just 12 hours calling for Cheshire East Council not to reintroduce parking charges from June 15.

We revealed yesterday how the authority was going to bring back charges across its car parks in Nantwich, Crewe and other towns.

June 10, 2020
Cheshire East car parking charges to be re-introduced

Cheshire East car parking charges to be re-introduced

Cheshire East Council is to reintroduce parking charges across Nantwich and the rest of the borough from Monday (June 15).

But the move has been criticised by Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan, who has called for a rethink.

June 9, 2020
Cheshire East “unable” to remove unauthorised travellers in Nantwich

Cheshire East “unable” to remove unauthorised travellers in Nantwich

Cheshire East Council admitted today they will not be able to move the latest unauthorised travellers encampment in Nantwich.

Travellers arrived on the Cheshire East-owned Love Lane car park yesterday evening (June 3).

June 4, 2020
COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

Cheshire East Council is joining other local authorities in pressing Government for additional funding to meet the rising costs of COVID-19.

It comes as the council revealed the impact of Coronavirus could already be £60 million.

May 28, 2020