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Crewe & Nantwich Labour party campaign centre opens

Crewe & Nantwich Labour party campaign centre opens

Crewe and Nantwich Constituency Labour Party has opened a campaign office in Crewe town centre.

They say it act as a hub for the party’s bid to win the Crewe & Nantwich constituency seat for its candidate Connor Naismith in the July 4 general election.

June 11, 2024
LETTER: Rishi Sunak “has a Titanic struggle on his hands”

LETTER: Rishi Sunak “has a Titanic struggle on his hands”

Dear Editor,
Oh dear, oh dear.

The Prime Minister stood in the rain outside 10 Downing Street to announce the election and ruined his suit, which no doubt cost thousands, by getting it soaked with rain – apparently his much vaunted “plan” didn’t include having someone to hold an umbrella over his head.

June 3, 2024
Labour kick off election campaign in Crewe and Nantwich

Labour kick off election campaign in Crewe and Nantwich

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Labour kicked off its election campaign in Crewe and Nantwich by wheeling in one of the big guns as it fights to snatch back the seat from the Conservatives.

Shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry was in Crewe yesterday (Tuesday) to support local parliamentary candidate Connor Naismith, who is hoping to overturn a Conservative majority of 8,508.

May 29, 2024
LETTER: Risha Sunak “dismissing” what voters are telling him

LETTER: Risha Sunak “dismissing” what voters are telling him

Dear Editor,
Despite his nationwide string of defeats in last Thursday’s elections, Rishi Sunak says he’s confident that voters will “stick with” the Conservative Party at the next election.

That would be a novelty, given that even his own party members did not stick with him – when he went head to head with Liz Truss to be Tory leader, they voted for her instead of him, and as the loser he only got to take her place after she crashed the economy.

May 6, 2024
Labour’s Dan Price wins Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner election

Labour’s Dan Price wins Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner election

Labour candidate Dan Price has won the election to become Cheshire’s next Police and Crime Commissioner.

Mr Price, a former Warrington councillor, won 48.1% of the votes, polling 86,279.

May 4, 2024
Nantwich Town Council to elect new councillor

Nantwich Town Council to elect new councillor

Nantwich Town Council are seeking to elect a new councillor to replace Cllr Daniel Bull.

Cllr Bull has recently vacated his role as councillor representing the North ward of the town.

April 26, 2024
Who are the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner candidates?

Who are the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner candidates?

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East residents will get their chance on May 2 to vote in the election for the county’s next Police and Crime Commissioner.

The job of the PCC is to hold the police to account.

April 17, 2024
Dr Kieran Mullan

Kieran Mullan NOT to stand for Crewe and Nantwich at election

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has announced he will NOT stand for the constituency at the next General Election.

The Conservative MP had previously announced he would, but today posted his change of heart on his Facebook page.

February 13, 2024
LETTER: Boundary changes make election hard to call

LETTER: Boundary changes make election hard to call

Dear Editor
Everyone knows that there will be an election this year, and most people will be aware that boundary changes have redrawn the electoral map, so even though the polls suggest a big swing to Labour its harder to predict this one.

Sam Dixon, the popular sitting MP for the old Chester constituency, is standing for Labour in the new Chester North and Neston.

January 17, 2024
Deadline looms for candidates for Crewe Central seat

Deadline looms for candidates for Crewe Central seat

Candidates wishing to stand for the vacant Crewe Central seat on Cheshire East Council have until 4pm next Friday January 12 to submit their nominations.

The seat is up for grabs following the resignation of Anthony Critchley, who stepped down to pursue other opportunities and interests.

January 4, 2024
LETTER: No shortage of CEC money for councillor allowances

LETTER: No shortage of CEC money for councillor allowances

Dear Editor,
Labour run Cheshire East increased councillor allowances by a whopping £500 a year …and they have even backdated it.

But they voted NOT to increase allowances before the election in May.

July 28, 2023
Cllr Janet Clowes

CHESHIRE EAST ELECTIONS: Conservative Party

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
The Conservatives are fielding the most candidates in the election for Cheshire East Council and are fighting for 81 of the 82 seats up for grabs.

The Tories had control of Cheshire East from 2009, when the council was formed, until 2019 when they lost overall control – although they still remain the largest party.

May 2, 2023
CHESHIRE EAST ELECTIONS: Liberal Democrats

CHESHIRE EAST ELECTIONS: Liberal Democrats

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
The Liberal Democrats have 30 candidates standing in the election for Cheshire East Council.

At present the Lib Dems are the national party with the fewest councillors on the borough council, with just four, and will be hoping to boost that number this time round.

May 2, 2023