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Cheshire East backs scheme to pay pregnant women to quit smoking

Cheshire East backs scheme to pay pregnant women to quit smoking

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is going ahead with a pilot scheme to pay pregnant women to quit smoking.

The women will be paid a total of £400 – over six instalments – and other smokers in their household will be paid £200 to give up.

July 19, 2022
Cheshire East Conservative councillor quits party over “partygate”

Cheshire East Conservative councillor quits party over “partygate”

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East councillor who has worked in the NHS throughout the pandemic has quit the Conservative party because of the national ‘partygate’ scandal.

Cllr Nicky Wylie, has issued a joint statement with the Cheshire East Conservative Group to say she had left the Tories “in light of recent national events”.

January 25, 2022
Nantwich couple back quit campaign after century of smoking

Nantwich couple back quit campaign after century of smoking

A Nantwich couple who have given up cigarettes after smoking for 100 years between them are urging others to quit.

We revealed earlier this year how Maureen and William Gooder put a century of tobacco addiction behind them after taking part in a support programme.

October 31, 2021
New treatment helps Nantwich married couple quit smoking after 100 years!

New treatment helps Nantwich married couple quit smoking after 100 years!

A married couple from Nantwich has thanked a specialist hospital team for helping them quit cigarettes – after more than 100 years of smoking between them!

Maureen Gooder, 69, started smoking at 19 and has spent the last 50 years, regularly smoking 17 cigarettes a day.

March 10, 2021
Cheshire East Cabinet member quits over events company row

Cheshire East Cabinet member quits over events company row

A senior councillor on Cheshire East has resigned over his involvement with an events company which went into liquidation.

Cllr Sam Gardner has tonight (April 14) stepped down with immediate effect as portfolio holder for leisure and open spaces.

April 14, 2016
Cheshire East Leader Councillor Michael Jones to quit

Cheshire East Leader Councillor Michael Jones to quit

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones is to resign his position amid growing pressure over the ‘physiogate’ scandal.

It’s thought Cllr Jones, councillor for Bunbury, told fellow councillors at a Tory Group meeting tonight (December 8) he is stepping down.

December 8, 2015