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Cheshire East given £2.2m for vulnerable families in winter

Cheshire East given £2.2m for vulnerable families in winter

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council has been allocated £2.2m of government funding to help provide food and essentials for vulnerable households over winter.

The household support fund runs from October 6 to March 31, 2022.

October 19, 2021
Leighton Hospital unveils £663 million redevelopment plans

Leighton Hospital unveils £663 million redevelopment plans

Ambitious plans for the £663 million redevelopment of Leighton Hospital have moved a step closer today.

A bid for funding has now been formally submitted to the Department of Health and Social Care.

September 22, 2021
CEC welcomes £647k grant to adhere to new Domestic Abuse Act

CEC welcomes £647k grant to adhere to new Domestic Abuse Act

Cheshire East Council and its partners have been awarded a grant of £647,000 to support the new Domestic Abuse Act which was signed into law in April.

The new act means councils must ensure victims and their children can access life-saving support in safe accommodation.

August 16, 2021
Cheshire MPs push for Leighton Hospital funding from Government

Cheshire MPs push for Leighton Hospital funding from Government

Cheshire MPs are urging the Government to select Leighton Hospital as one of eight in the country to benefit from a multi-billion pound building programme.

Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan, Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson, and Congleton MP Fiona Bruce say they have written a joint letter to new Health Secretary Sajid Javid.

August 4, 2021
Wishing Well charity which helps Nantwich vulnerable receives funding boost

Wishing Well charity which helps Nantwich vulnerable receives funding boost

A charity that offers health and wellbeing support in Nantwich and the wider areas has received a funding boost.

The Wishing Well has been gifted £1,891 from housebuilder Redrow to support online education services.

May 24, 2021
Community groups in South Cheshire to apply for HS2 grants

Community groups in South Cheshire to apply for HS2 grants

More than 20 community groups and charities in South Cheshire are preparing to apply for grants as part of the HS2 programme.

They met with Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan to discuss the grants being made available to voluntary and community sectors.

April 22, 2021
Nantwich Town could benefit from £27,000 Government package

Nantwich Town could benefit from £27,000 Government package

Nantwich Town could be in line for a £27,000 support package from the Government to help it through the current pandemic lockdown.

The Government’s £10 million Sports Winter Survival Package has been announced to help non-league clubs in Steps 3-6 who have not been able to resume their season since Christmas.

January 28, 2021
Decision on 2021 Nantwich Food Festival to be made by Easter

Decision on 2021 Nantwich Food Festival to be made by Easter

A decision on how this year’s Nantwich Food Festival will be run is likely to be made by Easter, said councillors and organisers.

The popular three-day festival brings tens of thousands of visitors to the town in early September.

January 20, 2021
MP welcomes £14 million of Future High Streets money for Crewe

MP welcomes £14 million of Future High Streets money for Crewe

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has welcomed more than £14 million of Future High Streets Fund money for Crewe.

The Government has announced a multi million pound investment as part of its attempt to “level up” across the country.

December 26, 2020
MPs welcome £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police

MPs welcome £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police

Eddisbury and Crewe & Nantwich MPs Edward Timpson and Kieran Mullan have welcomed additional £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police in 2021-22.

Home Secretary Priti Patel announced policing will receive up to £15.8 billion in 2021-22 – an increase of £636 million on last year.

December 24, 2020
Cheshire PCC secures more than £300,000 to prevent domestic abuse

Cheshire PCC secures more than £300,000 to prevent domestic abuse

A new scheme that works with perpetrators of domestic abuse to change their behaviour and protect families will be developed in Cheshire.

The scheme will be funded by the Home Office after Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane secured £233,000 in funding from their perpetrator programme fund.

November 23, 2020
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Crewe and Nantwich MP calls for clarity over tougher Covid restrictions

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Crewe and Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has called on the government to “work harder on explaining and justifying the steps it is taking” when it comes to coronavirus restrictions.

Dr Mullan made the plea during a parliamentary debate on measures for the north of England.

October 10, 2020
Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police has unveiled its new “community policing” model with “dedicated officers and PCSOs” in 122 community areas.

It will include new police bases in community and village halls in and around Nantwich.

September 25, 2020