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Crewe & Nantwich MP backs new PM Truss to deliver energy help

Crewe & Nantwich MP backs new PM Truss to deliver energy help

Crewe and Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan is confident the new Prime Minister Liz Truss will back up her words of providing economic help as millions face an energy price crisis.

Liz Truss was announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party today, beating rival Rishi Sunak by 57% to 43% of Tory party membership votes.

September 5, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Geothermal energy will boost Crewe residents

READER’S LETTER: Geothermal energy will boost Crewe residents

Dear Editor,
At a time when everyone is worried about the ever escalating energy prices, it is good news that Crewe residents could be the beneficiary of cheaper clean energy.

August 27, 2022
FEATURE: How 2022 has changed people’s financial plans

FEATURE: How 2022 has changed people’s financial plans

2022 has been a difficult year financially for people in the UK.

Fuel prices have hit record levels, energy costs are spiralling, and inflation has reached a 40-year high.

August 17, 2022
Bunbury councillor urges CEC to have “open mind” on fracking schemes

Bunbury councillor urges CEC to have “open mind” on fracking schemes

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East councillor has sought reassurance that Cheshire East Council is not anti-fracking and would keep an open mind if applications came forward in light of the current energy crisis.

Cllr Sarah Pochin (Bunbury, Ind) was speaking during a debate on the council’s draft minerals and waste plan at the environment and communities committee.

July 5, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Don’t accept huge energy payment rises

READER’S LETTER: Don’t accept huge energy payment rises

Dear Editor
My supplier (E-on next) contacted me yesterday (19th) to tell me what they were increasing my monthly DD too.

In simple terms they were putting it up by £124 per month (84%) from the level I paid in March 2022.

April 20, 2022
CEC to make 130,000 council tax energy rebate payments

CEC to make 130,000 council tax energy rebate payments

Cheshire East Council bosses say they will make nearly 130,000 council tax energy rebate payments having been allocated £19.2m from the government.

The council is setting up two schemes for the £150 rebate.

April 5, 2022
READER’S LETTER: Are CEC wasting council taxpayers’ money?

READER’S LETTER: Are CEC wasting council taxpayers’ money?

Dear Editor
Labour-run Cheshire East’s Energy Company has lost a whopping £151,000.

It is bad enough that local council taxpayers have recently been forced to pay large increases in the energy costs for their home… they also now have to bail out the council run Energy Company as well!

October 26, 2021
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Thousands of food and energy vouchers sent to CEC families for Easter

More than 22,000 supermarket and energy vouchers have been sent out to vulnerable children and families across Cheshire East – with more in the pipeline to cover the Easter school holiday.

The scheme has been coordinated by Cheshire East Council with schools, colleges, early years settings and other family support services.

March 24, 2021
Fairerpower earns sponsorship deal with Nantwich Town

Fairerpower earns sponsorship deal with Nantwich Town

Nantwich Town has teamed up with Fairerpower – the energy scheme launched by Cheshire East Council.

The sponsorship deal will see Fairerpower promoted on players’ shirts for the next two seasons.

July 27, 2015
Nantwich Museum “green project” praised for slashing costs

Nantwich Museum “green project” praised for slashing costs

Nantwich Museum manager Kate Dobson has turned the venue ‘green’ by slashing energy bills and eliminating waste.

That was the key message at the annual general meeting of Nantwich Museum Trust Ltd, on Pillory Street.

June 18, 2015
Massive solar farm in Worleston could power 1,200 homes

Massive solar farm in Worleston could power 1,200 homes

Plans to build a massive solar farm on land near Nantwich are to be unveiled to the public next week.

Lightsource Renewable Energy is the firm behind the scheme at Dairy House Farm, in Worleston, which could power around 1,200 homes.

May 18, 2015
Cheshire Basin project could provide UK geothermal power

Cheshire Basin project could provide UK geothermal power

A study is to take place into whether the Cheshire Basin near Nantwich could generate long-term, renewable energy from geothermal power.

Keele University is to carry out major research into whether land north of Nantwich and west of Crewe could be viable.

January 6, 2015
Cheshire East Council snubs Cameron bid for more “fracking” sites

Cheshire East Council snubs Cameron bid for more “fracking” sites

Cheshire East Council chiefs dismissed potential shale gas “fracking” sites – hours after David Cameron claimed it was the future for energy. Oil and gas companies leading the charge for shale gas plan to expand drilling sites in the UK – with Crewe and Nantwich area a potential rich source.

January 14, 2014