Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East"

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
Nominations for Everybody Awards in Cheshire East close August 4

Nominations for Everybody Awards in Cheshire East close August 4

People have just five days to nominate residents in Crewe and Nantwich for the annual Everybody Awards.

The awards run by Everybody Leisure aim to honour those people who go the extra mile in working in the community.

July 30, 2019
More than 12,000 in Cheshire East urged to renew tax credits

More than 12,000 in Cheshire East urged to renew tax credits

More than 12,000 people in Cheshire East were today urged to renew their tax credits or risk losing out.

The deadline for claimants to renew the credits with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is July 31.

July 8, 2019
Cheshire East is tops for tying the knot

Cheshire East is tops for tying the knot

Cheshire’s East marriage service has been voted ‘best in the north west’ for the second year running.

The registration service wowed judges at the North West Wedding Awards held at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa, hosted by County Brides Magazine.

June 29, 2019
“Plan B” needed for Cheshire East economy over HS2 fears

“Plan B” needed for Cheshire East economy over HS2 fears

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Borough chiefs are being urged to have a ‘plan B’ for Cheshire East’s economy in case the next prime minister pulls the plug on HS2.

Cheshire East Council is currently working on an economic strategy for the next five years – setting out an ambition to create 6,200 jobs and grow the local economy by at least £15.9 billion per year.

June 22, 2019
Cheshire East Council local elections – Full round-up

Cheshire East Council local elections – Full round-up

Conservatives have lost control of Cheshire East Council after the local elections as they felt the backlash from disgruntled voters.

The Tories retained Nantwich South and Stapeley, as well as rural wards such as Audlem, Wrenbury, Bunbury, Wybunbury and Willaston.

May 4, 2019
Cheshire councils rake in millions from land sales, figures show

Cheshire councils rake in millions from land sales, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester Councils have raked in millions of pounds in land sales in the past five years, latest figures show.

Between them, they raised more than £73 million, according to data produced by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

March 23, 2019
90% secure first choice secondary school places in Cheshire East, says authority

90% secure first choice secondary school places in Cheshire East, says authority

Nine out of 10 parents of Cheshire East school children have secured their first choice secondary school place, Cheshire East Council said.

It comes after the authority witnessed a rise in ‘on time’ applications from 2018.

March 7, 2019