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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
Closed Nantwich car park to re-open under new operator

Closed Nantwich car park to re-open under new operator

A popular car park in Nantwich is to re-open under a new operator, agents confirmed today.

The Bowers Row car park was closed off last week after Cheshire East Council refused to pay higher rental charges and declined to renew the lease.

September 18, 2019
Cheshire East to step up gully clearance after flooding problems

Cheshire East to step up gully clearance after flooding problems

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Work is being stepped up to clear gullies across parts of Cheshire East that were hit by flooding this summer.

Paul Traynor, head of highways at Cheshire East Council, told councillors two more gully clearing machines are being used in an attempt to clear as many grids as possible by the end of the year.

September 17, 2019
180 Cheshire College students celebrate A level results

180 Cheshire College students celebrate A level results

More than 180 Cheshire College South & West students are celebrating their A Level results.

Learners at the college achieved a 98% pass rate, with 120 exceptional A* or A grades.

August 16, 2019
Sharp fall in number of Cheshire East smokers, latest figures show

Sharp fall in number of Cheshire East smokers, latest figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Smoking is becoming much less common across Cheshire East according to new Government figures – but the council insists it will not rest on its laurels.

Figures released by Public Health England show that in 2018, 8.7% of adults across the borough were smokers, compared to 16.4% in 2017.

August 14, 2019
Campaigners launch formal complaint as Barony Park endures 10th unauthorised camp

Campaigners launch formal complaint as Barony Park endures 10th unauthorised camp

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Urgent action is being demanded to prevent unauthorised traveller sites springing up at Barony Park in Nantwich – after it was hit by its 10th encampment this year.

August 7, 2019