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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
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club re-opens after COVID-19 lockdown

Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club re-opens after COVID-19 lockdown

By Jonathan White
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club has reopened its doors to members after the Government eased lockdown restrictions on outdoor leisure.

The action has returned to the club on Church Lane in Wistaston, albeit in a slightly different manner.

May 26, 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
South Cheshire Chamber welcomes Government HS2 decision

South Cheshire Chamber welcomes Government HS2 decision

South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce members have welcomed the Government’s green light today for HS2 to go ahead.

They hailed the Government’s backing for HS2 as a victory for key employers who have long supported the campaign.

February 11, 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
Government steps up probe into Beechmere blaze in Crewe

Government steps up probe into Beechmere blaze in Crewe

Ministers have instructed building experts to investigate the Beechmere fire in Crewe.

The Building Research Establishment (BRE), a world leading independent organisation, has been asked by the Government to look into how the fire spread so quickly.

September 28, 2019
Councillor issues roads warning despite more Government pothole cash for Cheshire East

Councillor issues roads warning despite more Government pothole cash for Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The Government has handed borough chiefs another funding boost to tackle potholes – but an opposition councillor warns some roads might never be restored.

Cheshire East Council has been given an extra £533,171 from the Department for Transport to improve the borough’s roads.

April 8, 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