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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
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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
Cheshire East Council publishes draft budget plan for 2020-21

Cheshire East Council publishes draft budget plan for 2020-21

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs have set out plans to balance the books next year.

Consultation has begun on the first draft budget to be drawn up by a non-Conservative administration in the council’s history after Labour and the Independent Group struck a deal following May’s local elections.

November 9, 2019
Plans for new bridge over railway at Crewe

Bridge plan for Crewe station adopted by Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Plans for a new bridge south of Crewe station aimed at easing congestion in Nantwich Road have been adopted by Cheshire East Council.

Cabinet members approved a preferred route for the new Southern Link Road Bridge at a meeting this week, following consultation held over the summer.

November 8, 2019
South Cheshire residents to air views on town and parish boundaries

South Cheshire residents to air views on town and parish boundaries

Residents in South Cheshire are being asked to air views during a review of town and parish council boundaries across Cheshire East.

The survey, which went live on October 28, will inform a review being undertaken across the borough by Cheshire East Council.

November 5, 2019
£11.5 million IT project for Cheshire councils to double in cost

£11.5 million IT project for Cheshire councils to double in cost

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
An IT project for both Cheshire councils which is more than a year overdue, is now expected to cost almost double its original price at £22.3 million.

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West and Chester Council entered into a joint agreement with technology firm Agilisys in 2017 to launch a new HR and finance system worth £11.5 million.

November 3, 2019
Nantwich residents face further tax rises by Cheshire East Council

Nantwich residents face further tax rises by Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Ratepayers in Nantwich and rest of Cheshire East are likely to face another council tax increase next from April 2020.

Consultation has started on Cheshire East Council’s draft budget plans for 2020-21.

November 3, 2019
Cheshire East Council election team to stage candidate briefing

Cheshire East Council election team to stage candidate briefing

Cheshire East Council’s election team will host a briefing session for potential Parliamentary candidates ahead of the General Election which is now set for December 12.

The briefing session will be on Thursday, November 7 at 7.30pm at the council headquarters Westfields in Sandbach.

October 31, 2019
Concerns over Cheshire East traveller transit site plan to be reviewed, say councillors

Concerns over Cheshire East traveller transit site plan to be reviewed, say councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Council chiefs insist they will take on board residents’ concerns about the next part of the local plan – including a possible traveller transit site in Middlewich.

Consultation recently came to an end on Cheshire East Council’s latest draft for its Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD).

October 21, 2019
Cheshire East removes Bob Fousert over “rainbow lanyards” comment

Cheshire East removes Bob Fousert over “rainbow lanyards” comment

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A former police officer who sparked controversy with comments made about rainbow lanyards has been removed from a position he held at Cheshire East Council.

October 18, 2019
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