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Four officers at CEC paid more than £100,000, according to TPA report

Four officers at CEC paid more than £100,000, according to TPA report

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Four officers at Cheshire East Council were paid more than £100,000 each in the 2020-21 financial year.

The council also paid out nearly £250,000 in relation to one former staff member for redundancy and pension strain costs.

April 9, 2022
PCSO numbers could be slashed in Cheshire to free up £1.3 million

PCSO numbers could be slashed in Cheshire to free up £1.3 million

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire’s police commissioner could cut the number of PCSOs by slashing £1.3m off that part of the budget and using the cash to fund other police officers.

PCC John Dwyer stressed there would be no redundancies and losses would be through “natural wastage”.

February 8, 2022
Domestic abuse cases rising in Cheshire East, warns police chief

Domestic abuse cases rising in Cheshire East, warns police chief

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Stamping out domestic abuse is a priority for Cheshire Police and the force’s aim is to prevent anyone becoming a future victim, a top officer said.

One in four women are likely to be a victim of domestic abuse and the number of reported cases in Cheshire East increased during lockdown.

December 10, 2021
Cheshire East appoints four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000

Cheshire East appoints four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000

Four new senior officers have been recruited and appointed by Cheshire East Council – with a combined pay of just under £500,000.

The new posts are Executive Director Adults, Health and Integration (up to £139,999), Executive Director Place (£134,999), Executive Director Children’s Services (£129,999) and Director of Policy and Change (£89,999).

September 17, 2021
MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs welcome more officers for Cheshire as PCC approves policing budget

MPs in Cheshire have welcomed a police recruitment drive which they say has resulted in an “additional” 91 police officers on the streets.

It comes as Cheshire’s PCC David Keane also this week approved a 2021-22 budget to recruit another 88 officers by raising the policing precept of Council Tax by £1.25 per month for Band D property holders.

January 30, 2021
Nantwich officers warn parents of teenagers as Cheshire Police issue 300+ fines

Nantwich officers warn parents of teenagers as Cheshire Police issue 300+ fines

Nantwich officers have warned parents of teenagers to keep them at home in lockdown after Cheshire Police issued more than 300 fines in January.

They say parents of children caught breaking lockdown rules could be fined, after complaints in the Stapeley area of groups of youths hanging around, some involved in anti-social behaviour.

January 28, 2021
£600,000 spent on body cameras by Cheshire Police

£600,000 spent on body cameras by Cheshire Police

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than £600,000 has been spent on body-worn video cameras by Cheshire police since 2017.

A freedom of information request to the force shows that £535,000 was spent on equipping ‘frontline operational’ officers with the technology since 2018, with another £90,000 for ‘taser officers and football spotters’.

November 5, 2020
Cheshire Police vows to improve safety amid 50 attacks on officers each month

Cheshire Police vows to improve safety amid 50 attacks on officers each month

Cheshire Police chiefs have vowed to increase safety of its officers amid shocking statistics which show they suffer an average 50 attacks a month.

Bosses have reacted to a national review which included a survey of more than 40,000 officers across the UK in response to concerns about a rising tide of assaults and violence against officers.

September 2, 2020
Nantwich residents to pay £10 extra for policing

Nantwich residents to pay £10 extra for policing

By Aran Dhillon
Residents across Cheshire are set to pay an extra £10 a year on average to fund policing.

It comes after it emerged that the “burden” of funding is shifting from central Government to taxpayers in the area.

February 7, 2020
Cheshire East Council officers target private rentals in deprived areas

Cheshire East Council officers target private rentals in deprived areas

Council officers could soon have the power to inspect every private rented property in one of the most deprived areas of Crewe, writes Stephen Topping.

Cheshire East Council is considering introducing selective licensing in an area to the west of Crewe station – including parts of Nantwich Road, Edleston Road and Mill Street.

November 15, 2019
Nantwich police officers awarded by community

Nantwich police officers awarded by community

Nantwich town beat officers have received an award from people and businesses in the town.

Sgt Ian Bennett and Nantwich town beat constables Pc Marc Harley and Pc Matt Stonier were surprised when they were contacted by local resident Michael Kewley.

September 7, 2019
Police chief sympathy for residents over “emotive” Nantwich travellers saga

Police chief sympathy for residents over “emotive” Nantwich travellers saga

A Crewe and Nantwich police chief said  he has “sympathy” for residents suffering from unauthorised traveller encampments in the towns.

But Chief Inspector Simon Newell added that the police’s hands were largely tied.

July 31, 2019