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LETTER: Threat to local publishers during Public Health crisis, says ICNN

LETTER: Threat to local publishers during Public Health crisis, says ICNN

Dear Editor,
As you can imagine these are very worrying times for our members.
As an organisation, we are now extremely concerned.
This is a time when our members are crucial in ensuring public information reaches communities across the UK to inform and advise about public health.

March 25, 2020
£400,000 funds for Cheshire East Council to help rough sleepers

£400,000 funds for Cheshire East Council to help rough sleepers

Cheshire East Council has been given £400,000 of Government funding to help the borough’s rough sleepers.

The council will receive £438,329.30 from a £112 million pot as part of the government’s rough sleeping programme.

February 5, 2020
Increased funding for Crewe & Nantwich schools, claims MP Kieran Mullan

Increased funding for Crewe & Nantwich schools, claims MP Kieran Mullan

Crewe and Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan says £66.4 million Government investment in local schools should be welcomed.

He says it is the largest funding boost in a decade, but comes amid growing anger from “Fairer Funding for Schools” campaigners who say Cheshire East is being short-changed.

January 24, 2020
St Anne’s School in Nantwich hosts visit from MP Laura Smith

St Anne’s School in Nantwich hosts visit from MP Laura Smith

Teachers, pupils and governors at St Anne’s Catholic Primary School in Nantwich hosted a visit by MP Laura Smith
to discuss a range of issues impacting on education.

September 25, 2019
New Leighton Hospital boss warning in bid for A&E cash boost

New Leighton Hospital boss warning in bid for A&E cash boost

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The new chief executive at Leighton Hospital believes there must be a cash boost for its A&E – or it will stop being fit for purpose.

James Sumner, who began in the role at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust last Monday, addressed his first board of directors meeting a week later.

August 7, 2019
Wistaston and Shavington schools land DfE “healthy pupil” funding

Wistaston and Shavington schools land DfE “healthy pupil” funding

Staff and pupils at Wistaston Church Lane Academy and Shavington Primary School are celebrating after landing “healthy pupil” funding from Ministers.

Both schools are in line for Condition Improvement Funding, which is dished out by the Department for Education (DfE).

May 9, 2019
Nantwich MP Laura Smith calls for “urgent need” for extra school funding

Nantwich MP Laura Smith calls for “urgent need” for extra school funding

By Stephen Topping
Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith, a former teacher, has spoken up on the “urgent need” for extra education funding.

Ms Smith, who used to teach at a school in Winsford, was elected in 2017’s General Election after playing a leading role in the fairer schools funding for Cheshire East campaign.

February 5, 2019
Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner blames Government for funding cost

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner blames Government for funding cost

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) says the Government is “passing the baton” for funding the force on to residents.

David Keane has told the Cheshire police and crime panel he will ask acting chief constable Janette McCormick how much money will be needed in 2019-20 before launching a public consultation in January about raising the council tax precept.

December 18, 2018
Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

Leighton Hospital bosses fail in £1.4 million A&E funds bid

By Stephen Topping Leighton Hospital bosses have been unsuccessful in a bid for £1.4 million to help A&E run smoothly this winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wanted to tap into a £145 million pot of money announced by the Government in September to support A&E departments over the winter months.

November 30, 2018
Nantwich Museum seeks funding for “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum seeks funding for “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum is seeking funding for its forthcoming exhibition “Empowerment of Women – a local perspective”, which is due to open on Tuesday October 30.

The exhibition celebrates the centenary of the earliest successes of the women’s suffrage campaign.

September 30, 2018
More than £320,000 funding for Nantwich schemes under New Homes Bonus

More than £320,000 funding for Nantwich schemes under New Homes Bonus

Nantwich will receive around £320,000 over the next two years for new schemes as part of the Government’s New Homes Bonus.

Now award groups are being set by councillors to help decide how to spend the money.

September 11, 2018
Reaseheath College lands £15 million funding deal with Santander

Reaseheath College lands £15 million funding deal with Santander

Nantwich-based Reaseheath College has secured a £15 million funding facility from the education division at Santander Corporate and Commercial.

The deal will help the college increase the number of courses it offers, expand student accommodation and grow the college’s reputation nationally and internationally.

June 14, 2018
Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

Neuromuscular Centre bosses slam Cheshire East for scrapping funds

By Lewis Warner
Bosses of a charity which provides carer breaks for South Cheshire families, has slammed Cheshire East Council for scrapping their funding.

The Neuromuscular Centre is to lose its annual grant of up to £25,000 – less than half the £58,000 claimed by Cheshire East councillors in travel expenses alone in 2016-17.

March 23, 2018