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READER’S LETTER: Time CEC listened to their residents

READER’S LETTER: Time CEC listened to their residents

Dear Editor
For the second time this year, Cheshire East Independent and Labour Leadership has cancelled the planned full council meeting due to lack of business!

If they listened to their residents and to my Conservative colleagues, they would hear the calls for discussion and debate about so many things.

November 11, 2021
Cheshire East Mayor selects supported charities for 2021-22

Cheshire East Mayor selects supported charities for 2021-22

Mayor of Cheshire East Cllr Sarah Pochin has unveiled her chosen charities for her Mayoral year 2021-2022.

The Bunbury Independent councillor is supporting The Youth Federation, a North West based charity, and Hope & Beams, based in Crewe.

June 23, 2021
Councillors in war of words over Cheshire East 20mph limit debate

Councillors in war of words over Cheshire East 20mph limit debate

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A war of words has emerged after an Cheshire East Independent councillor says she is “recruiting candidates” for the authority’s next election in 2023.

Cllr Suzie Akers Smith, the borough’s cycling and walking champion, claims she is “starting so early” with her election preparations following a farcical debate over 20mph speed restrictions last month.

January 8, 2021
Nantwich independent shops unveil fantastically festive window displays!

Nantwich independent shops unveil fantastically festive window displays!

By Jonathan White
These businesses in Nantwich are pulling out the stops to make festive window displays and frontages extra special this year.

An array of imaginative and eye-catching displays are providing a festive feel and encouraging people to shop local and back businesses in the run up to Christmas.

December 3, 2020
Town Council launches “Nutcracker” competition in Nantwich

Town Council launches “Nutcracker” competition in Nantwich

Nantwich Town Council has teamed up with traders to launch a “find the nutcracker” competition to encourage shoppers into independent stores.

From tomorrow (December 3) families are encouraged to hunt for 10 Nutcracker figures dotted in independent shops around the town.

December 2, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Whatever you buy, please shop “independent”

READER’S LETTER: Whatever you buy, please shop “independent”

Dear Editor,
England continues to emerge after three months of coronavirus lockdown with Nantwich businesses including pubs, restaurants, and hairdressers reopening on Saturday July 4.
I implore your readership to support local businesses in this beautiful town.

July 6, 2020
Councillors vote to prevent Cheshire East Mayor being axed

Councillors vote to prevent Cheshire East Mayor being axed

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have stopped the axe from falling on Cheshire East’s mayoralty – for now at least.

Labour Cllr James Barber put forward a motion calling for the role to be ditched from May 2020 at Thursday’s meeting.

October 18, 2019
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

New Cheshire East Conservative Leader “disappointed” over Labour-Independent pact

The new Conservative Group leader in Cheshire East said it was “disappointing” that Labour and Independents have agreed to team up and take over the authority.

Cllr Janet Clowes, who represents Wybunbury, reacted after it emerged earlier today (May 13) that Labour and Independents would join together to run Cheshire East Council.

May 13, 2019
Labour and Independents look to take control of Cheshire East Council

Labour and Independents look to take control of Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping
Labour and the independent group are set to confirm an agreement for running Cheshire East Council over the next four years.

A decade of Conservative rule came to an end following the May 2 elections, as the party lost its majority on the council.

May 13, 2019
Cheshire East Tories reject call for changes to council committee system

Cheshire East Tories reject call for changes to council committee system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A plan to transform the way Cheshire East Council is run has been rebuffed by the ruling Conservative group – paving the way for a referendum.

Independent members – including two Nantwich councillors – wanted to see Cheshire East change from a cabinet-led system to a committee system of governance.

March 7, 2019
Councillors urge MPs to back bid to change Cheshire East Council system

Councillors urge MPs to back bid to change Cheshire East Council system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Independent councillors in Nantwich and Crewe are urging MPs to get behind plans to transform the way Cheshire East Council is run ahead of a crucial meeting.

Members of the Independent group, including Nantwich councillors Arthur Moran and Penny Butterill, have secured a special council meeting on March 5 to debate whether to change from a cabinet system to a committee system.

February 20, 2019
Independent councillors step up fight to change Cheshire East Council system

Independent councillors step up fight to change Cheshire East Council system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Independent councillors in Cheshire East are stepping up the fight to change the way the local authority is run.

Thousands of residents have already signed a petition launched by the group, which includes long-serving Nantwich North and West Cllr Arthur Moran.

December 10, 2018
Independent councillors call on residents to back “Change Cheshire East” petition

Independent councillors call on residents to back “Change Cheshire East” petition

By Stephen Topping
Independent members of Cheshire East Council are calling on residents to get behind a petition which could shake up the way decisions are made.

The group – which includes 13 councillors – has launched the ‘Change Cheshire East’ campaign to give councillors of all political persuasions a bigger voice.

October 3, 2018