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Crewe and Nantwich in Tier 2 of Covid restrictions from December 3

Crewe and Nantwich in Tier 2 of Covid restrictions from December 3

Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester boroughs will be in Tier 2 – the ‘high alert’ level – once national lockdown ends on December 2.

The Government made the announcement this morning, which means both boroughs remaining in same tier as they were before national lockdown back in early November.

November 26, 2020
New contact tracing system for Cheshire East introduced

New contact tracing system for Cheshire East introduced

Ethan Davies, local democracy reporterNew contact tracing systems have been introduced by both Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester councils this week.

The moves, which ‘complement’ the national NHS Test & Trace system, will go live tomorrow, November 25.

November 25, 2020
Cheshire East recycling centres could face axe amid budget cuts

Cheshire East recycling centres could face axe amid budget cuts

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Recycling sites across Cheshire East are under threat as the council looks to make savings ahead of the contract’s renewal.

CEC Cabinet members voted to launch a consultation on plans to close some of the borough’s eight recycling centres.

November 11, 2020
Poppies painted on roads to commemorate Remembrance Sunday

Poppies painted on roads to commemorate Remembrance Sunday

Highways teams have painted specially designed poppy markings across roads in Cheshire East to mark Remembrance Sunday.

The iconic poppies, including one outside Nantwich Civic Hall, have been painted in honour of the service and sacrifice provided by our Armed Forces, veterans and their families.

November 7, 2020
Missed bin collections trebled in 12 months in Cheshire East, figures show

Missed bin collections trebled in 12 months in Cheshire East, figures show

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Missed bin collections in Cheshire East almost trebled last year.

A Freedom of Information request to the council showed 21,340 collections were missed in 2019-20, compared to 7,182 the year before.

October 27, 2020
CEC councillors vote to freeze allowances – but still receive at least £12,300 each

CEC councillors vote to freeze allowances – but still receive at least £12,300 each

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East councillors have voted to freeze their allowances until May 2021 – but still receive a basic allowance of more than £12,000 each.

The authority’s independent remuneration panel had recommended allowances, paid as compensation for time performing duties in their role, be increased.

October 22, 2020
39 cases and 2,960 pupils impacted by Covid in Cheshire East schools

39 cases and 2,960 pupils impacted by Covid in Cheshire East schools

There have been 39 positive Covid cases in schools across Cheshire East, latest figures show.

And it has resulted in as many as 2,960 pupils and 123 staff having to self-isolate, says Cheshire East Council.

October 19, 2020
Cheshire East residents urged “don’t travel” to other boroughs

Cheshire East residents urged “don’t travel” to other boroughs

Residents across Cheshire East are being urged by council bosses to limit their journeys to other boroughs “unless the journey is necessary”.

The advice comes as new Covid-19 restrictions bite harder and latest Cheshire East figures show 668 positive cases in seven days to October 13.

October 17, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Labour fears over Cheshire East “Tier 2” status

Crewe & Nantwich Labour fears over Cheshire East “Tier 2” status

Crewe and Nantwich Labour party leaders say they have “deep concern” over the impact of new lockdown measures imposed on Cheshire East.

The borough alongside Cheshire West is being placed into ‘Tier 2’ restrictions from tomorrow (Wednesday Oct 14).

October 13, 2020
Four-fold increase in Covid-19 cases in Cheshire East, warn leaders

Four-fold increase in Covid-19 cases in Cheshire East, warn leaders

Council leaders have issued a stark warning to residents after Cheshire East saw a four-fold increase in positive Covid-19 cases last week.

In the seven days to September 12, there were 100 confirmed cases in Cheshire East and 106 confirmed cases in Cheshire West.

September 18, 2020
Care home beds under strain in Cheshire East during pandemic

Care home beds under strain in Cheshire East during pandemic

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Care home bed availability for elderly people in Cheshire East is under strain due to the Covid-19 pandemic, figures show.

Public Health England data shows there were just 9.8 care homes beds per 100 people aged 75 and over in Cheshire East at the end of March.

September 15, 2020
Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Pupils, parents and staff in Cheshire East have been praised by education chiefs after figures showed attendance at fully open schools was more than 92%.

There were fears that many parents would continue to keep children off school amid the Coronavirus pandemic when classes restarted this week.

September 5, 2020
More than 80% OpenRent Cheshire East properties ban DSS

More than 80% OpenRent Cheshire East properties ban DSS

More than 80% of OpenRent properties listed in Cheshire East have “no DSS” bans, a BBC investigation has found.

This is despite a judge ruling in July that blanket bans on renting properties to people on housing benefit were unlawful and discriminatory.

September 2, 2020