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Kieran Mullan MP

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
Leighton Hospital receives £9 million to upgrade A&E ahead of winter

Leighton Hospital receives £9 million to upgrade A&E ahead of winter

Leighton Hospital is to receive £9 million of Government funding to upgrade its A&E ahead of Winter, it was announced.

The money is for the “reconfiguration and expansion of Emergency Care services” at the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust site.

September 17, 2020
MP dismisses fears Leighton Hospital will miss out on vital NHS funding

MP dismisses fears Leighton Hospital will miss out on vital NHS funding

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has dismissed claims by local Labour politicians that Leighton Hospital has missed out on vital Government funding for winter.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals is not among the 117 trusts which are set to receive a share of £300 million set aside by Government.

August 17, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Conservatives “did nothing” towards CEC active travel budget

READER’S LETTER: Conservatives “did nothing” towards CEC active travel budget

Dear Editor,
In the years that Cllr David Brown has been a Cheshire East borough councillor, he was the portfolio holder for highways and deputy leader of Cheshire East Council, until he lost his position due to a police enquiry over funding.

July 20, 2020
Edward Timpson

MP Edward Timpson welcomes funding for Eddisbury schools

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson said schools in Calveley and Tarporley will benefit from Government funding to improve school facilities.

The constituency has been allocated a share of £434 million investment to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve education across the UK.

July 15, 2020
Cllr Sam Corcoran

Cheshire East leaders slam Government funding as “wholly inadequate”

Cheshire East Council leaders have criticised as “wholly inadequate” a government funding package to help councils hit by COVID-19 costs.

Leader and Deputy Leader Cllr Sam Corcoran and Cllr Craig Browne said most of the £27 billion headlining the announcement had already been delivered to businesses in grants.

July 5, 2020
South Cheshire domestic abuse charity to share in £8 million fund

South Cheshire domestic abuse charity to share in £8 million fund

A South Cheshire charity providing emergency accommodation for women suffering domestic abuse is to receive a share of £8.1 million government funding.

Cheshire Without Abuse, based in Crewe, is to get £231,600 as part of a funding package announced by Homelessness Minister Luke Hall.

June 19, 2020
Cllr Kathryn Flavell

Cheshire councils awarded £5.4m funding for young people

Three councils across Cheshire have secured £5.4m in European funding to support young people and adults who need help to find work, training or further education.

June 14, 2020
COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

COVID-19 costs Cheshire East Council £60 million

Cheshire East Council is joining other local authorities in pressing Government for additional funding to meet the rising costs of COVID-19.

It comes as the council revealed the impact of Coronavirus could already be £60 million.

May 28, 2020
Police Crime Commissioner vows to support organisations during pandemic

Police Crime Commissioner vows to support organisations during pandemic

Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner has offered funding to organisations that provide services to the police during the Coronavirus crisis.

PCC David Keane said he wants to assure organisations he funds will still receive support as many community organisations and businesses have to pause activities.

April 6, 2020
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