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Cheshire East Council and schools adapt to latest Government return plans

Cheshire East Council and schools adapt to latest Government return plans

Cheshire East Council says it is helping schools and colleges to put arrangements in place for the return of pupils to school in the New Year.

It follows latest Government guidance issued yesterday, which will see many students not back in the classroom until January 18.

December 31, 2020
Beeston Castle & Tarporley Station in 1961 - pic by Ben Brookshank, creative commons licence

Beeston and Tarporley Station plan gets Government go ahead

An ambitious project to re-open Beeston and Tarporley Station has received the go-ahead and Government funding to progress to the next stage.

The Department for Transport has announced that Beeston and Tarporley Station Reopening Group have been successful in their bid to the Beeching Reversal “Ideas Fund”.

November 27, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Government “waging war” against British people

READER’S LETTER: Government “waging war” against British people

Dear Editor,
I read our MP’s justification for voting down the extension of meal vouchers during the half term holiday with interest.

October 27, 2020
Cheshire boroughs placed in “high alert” Coronavirus areas by Government

Cheshire boroughs placed in “high alert” Coronavirus areas by Government

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Both Cheshire’s councils have been named as “high alert” areas on the government’s new coronavirus ranking.

The news was confirmed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a statement to the House of Commons this afternoon.

October 12, 2020
Crewe Lyceum Theatre to receive £231,387 in Government support

Crewe Lyceum Theatre to receive £231,387 in Government support

Crewe Lyceum Theatre has received a total of £231,387 in grant funding from the Department of Media, Culture & Sport’s (DCMS) £1.57bn Cultural Recovery Fund.

The fund, set up by the government in July, makes urgent support available for cultural organisations that were financially stable before the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 12, 2020
Cheshire East welcomes latest Government COVID-19 emergency funding

Cheshire East welcomes latest Government COVID-19 emergency funding

Cheshire East Council has been given a share of £63 million of emergency funding to support groups helping people struggling to afford food and other essentials due to Covid-19.

August 25, 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
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
Government GRANTS Muller Property appeal for “Nantwich South” development

Government GRANTS Muller Property appeal for “Nantwich South” development

Muller Property has been GRANTED permission to build the first phase of a potential 1,100-home “Nantwich South” development on land off Peter de Stapleigh Way, it was announced today.

In a 133-page decision notice, the Secretary of State said he agreed with a planning inspector’s report following a second public inquiry held over four days back in February 2018.

July 15, 2020
Cheshire East leaders slam Government funding as “wholly inadequate”

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
Cheshire East Council launches £4 million small business fund

Cheshire East Council launches £4 million small business fund

Cheshire East Council has launched a £4.28m discretionary fund to support small businesses.

The funding, which will be issued in a phased approach, will initially be open to applications for a 14-day period for the following prioritised businesses:

June 3, 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