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FEATURE: Things to think about if your marriage is splitting up

FEATURE: Things to think about if your marriage is splitting up

Unfortunately, a high percentage of marriages end up with divorce in the UK and this number continues to rise.

With this, come a lot of complications, anxiety, and potential financial concerns.

August 12, 2022
93% of CEC parents receive first choice secondary school

93% of CEC parents receive first choice secondary school

Cheshire East Council says 93% of parents have received their first choice of secondary school.

The authority has contacted thousands of parents and carers on national secondary school offer day with the majority receiving the preferred school for their child.

March 10, 2022
46% of Cheshire East parents consent to school Covid vaccines

46% of Cheshire East parents consent to school Covid vaccines

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Nearly half the parents approached in Cheshire East have consented to their children receiving the Covid vaccination in schools.

Mark Bayley, head of service for education infrastructure and outcomes at the council, said 46% had so far agreed.

November 10, 2021
Cheshire East Council launches free online webinars to support parents

Cheshire East Council launches free online webinars to support parents

Cheshire East Council is running a series of free online webinars for parents offering support during home-schooling and helping children catch up on their education.

The sessions are being held in association with Literacy Counts – an experienced training provider for promoting literacy skills in young children.

February 3, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Vaccinating school staff should be CEC priority

READER’S LETTER: Vaccinating school staff should be CEC priority

Dear Editor,
Sadly, we are in lock down again.

This is a worry to all of us, but it is extremely stressful to those parents with school age children and all those who work so hard to educate and support them in our schools.

January 6, 2021
Cheshire East councillor tells parents to switch off engines outside schools

Cheshire East councillor tells parents to switch off engines outside schools

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Parents collecting their children from school should switch their engines off to help improve air quality, says a Cheshire East Councillor.

Cllr Mick Warren, CEC cabinet member for communities, said “idling engines” is adding pollution and impacting on health.

September 23, 2020
Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Over 92% attendance at fully open Cheshire East schools

Pupils, parents and staff in Cheshire East have been praised by education chiefs after figures showed attendance at fully open schools was more than 92%.

There were fears that many parents would continue to keep children off school amid the Coronavirus pandemic when classes restarted this week.

September 5, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council seeks parents’ views on home to school travel

Cheshire East Council wants parents’ views on how their children travel to school ahead of plans for pupils’ safe return to school in September.

Recent government guidance has asked councils to work with schools, parents, carers and transport providers to put in place measures.

July 19, 2020
Big rise in fines handed to Cheshire East parents for taking term-time holidays

Big rise in fines handed to Cheshire East parents for taking term-time holidays

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Thousands of fines have been handed out to Cheshire East parents for taking their children out of school at term-time following a landmark court ruling.

Figures obtained by the Knowledge Academy under the Freedom of Information Act show both Cheshire East and West councils dished out more fixed penalty notices (FPNs) in 2018-19 than in 2017-18.

February 19, 2020
Millfields Primary to launch “wraparound” care in 2020

Millfields Primary to launch “wraparound” care in 2020

Millfields Primary in Nantwich is to provide wraparound care for children from 3 to 11 years old from January 2020 to support working parents.

December 13, 2019
93% parents offered first choice primary school, says Cheshire East Council

93% parents offered first choice primary school, says Cheshire East Council

Nearly 93% of parents have secured their first choice primary school for September 2019 admission, according to Cheshire East Council.

Admissions figures show local schools offered 98.4% of Cheshire East residents a place at a school of their choice – with nearly 93% being offered their first preference.

April 27, 2019
Sharp rise in fines issued to parents in Cheshire for absent pupils

Sharp rise in fines issued to parents in Cheshire for absent pupils

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The number of fines issued to Cheshire parents who take their children out of school during term time has soared following a landmark court ruling.

Figures released by the Government show in 2017-18, Cheshire East Council issued 1,400 fixed penalty notices compared to 220 in 2016-17.

April 10, 2019
South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

South Cheshire health chief issues advice amid rise in teenage depression

A South Cheshire health expert has issued advice on how to spot depression in teenagers as thousands return to school and college this week.

Dr Nichola Bishop, of NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, spoke out after latest research shows almost one in four young people will experience depression before they are 19.

September 3, 2018