Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East"

Acts for Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” unveiled

Acts for Cheshire East “Pride in the Park” unveiled

The line-up for Cheshire East Council’s Pride in the Park 2020 event has been unveiled as it moves into its third year.

The headline act for the event at Queens Park, Crewe on Saturday June 20 is Bang Bang Romeo.

March 12, 2020
More than 6,000 trees to be planted across Cheshire East

More than 6,000 trees to be planted across Cheshire East

More than 6,000 trees are being planted across the borough, Cheshire East Council has said.

It follows a motion backed by a unanimous vote at full council last May which called for a commitment of being carbon neutral by 2025.

March 7, 2020
Cheshire East councillors fall out in Mayor appointment row

Cheshire East councillors fall out in Mayor appointment row

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East councillors broke with convention to appoint a mayor who has not served as deputy – leading to a Conservative councillor leaving her seat on the Tory benches.

In line with previous years, Conservative Cllr Steven Edgar was expected to be confirmed as Cheshire East Council’s mayor for 2020-21 having served as deputy this year.

February 21, 2020
Controversial Cheshire East gritting plan “called in” by councillors

Controversial Cheshire East gritting plan “called in” by councillors

Opposition Cheshire East councillors have “called in” a Cabinet decision to back plans to remove scores of rural roads off gritting routes.

More than 200 roads including many rural lanes in and around Nantwich will be taken off Cheshire East Council’s gritting routes from October under the revised Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure (WMHI) proposal.

February 19, 2020
Fly-tipping: the full cost to Cheshire East taxpayers

Fly-tipping: the full cost to Cheshire East taxpayers

Fly-tipping has cost taxpayers in Cheshire East more than £860,000 over the past eight years, alarming statistics revealed today.

Overall costs of clearing all incidents of fly-tipping in the borough totalled £863,818, figures obtained in a BBC Shared Data Unit investigation show.

February 14, 2020
Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors are calling for Cheshire East’s bus service to be improved – less than two years after council chiefs swung the axe on some subsidised routes.

Cheshire East Council stopped funding evening subsidised bus services and some weekend services from April 2018 in a move that saved the authority £1 million.

November 13, 2019
A500 overnight closure times in South Cheshire amended

A500 overnight closure times in South Cheshire amended

The times of the overnight closure of A500 in South Cheshire between A531/B5472 Meremoor Moss roundabout and M6 Junction 16 have been updated.

Overnight road closures are now in place from 7.30pm – 5:30am, seven days-a-week, until Saturday November 30.

October 28, 2019
Five-year transport plan hints at Sunday and night-time parking fees in Nantwich

Five-year transport plan hints at Sunday and night-time parking fees in Nantwich

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Parking charges across Cheshire East must be made fairer, councillors have warned, after a new five-year plan hinted at more fees.

Members of Cheshire East Council have approved the local authority’s local transport plan for up to 2024.

October 22, 2019
Councillors vote to prevent Cheshire East Mayor being axed

Councillors vote to prevent Cheshire East Mayor being axed

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have stopped the axe from falling on Cheshire East’s mayoralty – for now at least.

Labour Cllr James Barber put forward a motion calling for the role to be ditched from May 2020 at Thursday’s meeting.

October 18, 2019
Bin collection days across Crewe and Nantwich set to change

Bin collection days across Crewe and Nantwich set to change

Bin collection days in Crewe and Nantwich are set to change from November, Cheshire East Council has announced.

They say stickers will be fixed to bins during collections over the next few weeks to give notice of changes from November 4.

September 24, 2019
Future of Cheshire East Council Mayor in doubt

Future of Cheshire East Council Mayor in doubt

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The future of Cheshire East’s mayoralty is set to be considered amid concerns about the role’s cost and clashes with town mayors,.

Cheshire East Council’s constitution committee had been due to discuss changes to the mayoralty at Thursday’s meeting.

September 22, 2019
11,000 in Cheshire East receiving Universal Credit, latest stats show

11,000 in Cheshire East receiving Universal Credit, latest stats show

Almost 11,000 people in Cheshire East are receiving personalised Universal Credit support, latest figures show.

The 10,977 in Cheshire East are among 339,000 across the North West in receipt of the credit, which also includes 13,663 from Cheshire West and Chester.

September 21, 2019
More fines dished out by Cheshire East to dog owners over fouling

More fines dished out by Cheshire East to dog owners over fouling

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than 100 fines have been handed out to irresponsible owners for failing to control or clean up after their dogs since Cheshire East Council chiefs beefed up their powers.

Cheshire East launched a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle dog fouling and dog control issues on November 1, 2017, with the aim of encouraging responsible dog ownership.

September 19, 2019