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Council-owned company plan to protect social care from cuts

Council-owned company plan to protect social care from cuts

By Stephen Topping
A council-owned company could be set up to protect social care services in Crewe and Nantwich from further cuts.

Care4CE, Cheshire East Council’s provider of adult social care services, has been slashed in size over the past nine years from a workforce of 1,500 to fewer than 700 – while some services are no longer offered.

July 6, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council chiefs have approved a £6 million care fund earmarked for proposals – but maintaining sustainability of the schemes remains an “ongoing challenge”.

Nine schemes will benefit from the improved better care fund, which was passed by Cheshire East Council’s cabinet.

June 15, 2018 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 2018 – picture special

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the annual Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes event in glorious sunshine.

The event started at midday with a peal of bells at Wybunbury Tower.

June 10, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Wybunbury
Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

Wybunbury councillor blasts “lack of detail” over Shavington housing application

By Stephen Topping
A Wybunbury councillor says there is “no point” in having the local plan if Cheshire East Council doesn’t do more to scrutinise housing developers.

Cllr Janet Clowes, cabinet member for adult social care and integration, spoke out at a southern planning committee meeting over an application to build 44 houses in Shavington.

Cheshire East Council approves extra £10.9 million adult social care budget to tackle demand

Cheshire East Council approves extra £10.9 million adult social care budget to tackle demand

Cheshire East Council is to spend an extra £10.9 million on adult social care in 2018/19 as it bids to tackle a growing demand in the borough.

The authority’s Cabinet, facing reductions in government grants, rising costs and increased demand, has backed proposals to recommission care at home, residential care and respite care.

December 7, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Rachel Bailey elected as new Cheshire East Conservative Leader

Audlem Councillor Rachel Bailey has been elected as new leader of the Cheshire East Conservative Group.

Cllr Bailey will take over from Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones, who announced before Christmas he was stepping down as Leader, blaming in-party fighting.

Over 85s in Nantwich to receive free telecare support

Over 85s in Nantwich to receive free telecare support

Over 85s living alone in Nantwich will get free telecare support while others could see charges for social care packages reduced, Cheshire East Council says.

Care charges and services were reviewed following a public consultation earlier this year under the new Care Act.

July 26, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Council-run respite care homes in South Cheshire earn 12-month reprieve

Council-run respite care homes in South Cheshire earn 12-month reprieve

Council-run respite care homes serving Nantwich residents have been given a 12-month reprieve.

The future of Lincoln House in Crewe looked in doubt as Cheshire East Council looks to the independent sector to provide future care.

December 10, 2014 0 comments Health, News, Politics
South Cheshire public “misled” over dementia care council hearing

South Cheshire public “misled” over dementia care council hearing

A Wistaston councillor has accused opposition of “misleading” the public over a Cheshire East Council hearing on dementia care.

Cllr Margaret Simon hit out after a “call-in” by Labour opposition over Cheshire East’s new plan for dementia care over next few years.

August 9, 2014 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Ex Marine Joe Townsend reopens new-look £1.4m Nantwich Pool

Ex Marine Joe Townsend reopens new-look £1.4m Nantwich Pool

By Jonathan White Nantwich Pool has been officially reopened after its £1.4 million redevelopment. And special guest Joe Townsend, a former Marine who lost both legs while on service in Afghanistan, gave an inspiring talk at the re-opening.

March 19, 2014 1 comment Health, Human Interest, Latest
Learning disability service switch made from Nantwich to Crewe

Learning disability service switch made from Nantwich to Crewe

A council-run short-break service for people with learning disabilities has completed its move from Nantwich to Crewe. The Cheshire East Council service, formerly provided at accommodation on Queens Drive, Nantwich, is now open at Lincoln House.

September 18, 2013 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich drug users warned after three PMA deaths in Cheshire East

Nantwich drug users warned after three PMA deaths in Cheshire East

Drug users in Nantwich are being warned after three deaths in Cheshire East linked to the Ecstasy-like drug PMA. Cheshire East Council and Cheshire Police issued the alarm after the drug was linked to the deaths of two women and a man in their 30s.

April 19, 2013 0 comments Crime, Health, Latest
“Play Smokefree” signs to be installed in Nantwich play areas

“Play Smokefree” signs to be installed in Nantwich play areas

Signs are being erected in all Nantwich play areas in a bid to discourage people from smoking. They will promote a new voluntary “Play Smokefree” code in all Cheshire East Council run playgrounds.

February 11, 2013 0 comments Environment, Health, Latest