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Bin collections hit by chaos of A530 Middlewich Road closure

Bin collections hit by chaos of A530 Middlewich Road closure

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Food waste and general recycling bins aren’t being collected in parts of Cheshire East because of the chaos caused by the A530 Middlewich Road closure, a councillor said.

Three councillors asked direct questions about the 80-week closure which is causing havoc for people trying to get to and from Leighton Hospital from the surrounding areas of Nantwich, Middlewich and Crewe.

May 30, 2022
Search on for next junior recycling champion in Cheshire East

Search on for next junior recycling champion in Cheshire East

Primary schools in Nantwich are helping Cheshire East find the borough’s next junior recycling champion!

Teachers can nominate a selection of pupils as junior recycling officers.

May 4, 2022
Scouts run fund-raising Christmas tree and recycling scheme

Scouts run fund-raising Christmas tree and recycling scheme

By Jonathan White
Local scouts are helping to run a Christmas tree collection and recycling scheme.

The scheme run by the 1st South West Cheshire Scout Group (The Andrews) in Crewe will raise money in aid of local Scouts, to support local children between 6-14 to gain skills for life.

December 29, 2021
Councillors fear drop in Cheshire East recycling rates amid Govt plans

Councillors fear drop in Cheshire East recycling rates amid Govt plans

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Recycling rates across Cheshire East could drop if the Government goes ahead with proposals which could see each household have up to six bins, councillors fear.

The Government wants a more consistent approach to the way waste is collected and recycled across England and has published consultations on new waste management and funding changes for 2023.

July 6, 2021
Recycling rates in Cheshire East area fall, data shows

Recycling rates in Cheshire East area fall, data shows

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Recycling rates in Cheshire East have fallen slightly over the last five years.

New data, sourced from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs also shows that Cheshire East Council collected 501.3kg of household waste per person from homes in the area in 2019-20 — 18.3kg more than five years earlier.

March 15, 2021
Wych-Malbank Rotary toasts success of “Handmade in Nantwich” scheme

Wych-Malbank Rotary toasts success of “Handmade in Nantwich” scheme

Wych-Malbank Rotary members in Nantwich have toasted the success of a recycling initiative called “Handmade in Nantwich” which raised almost £1,700.

They invited members, friends, and Facebook followers to get busy and make items from household cupboards and garden sheds that they would donate for sale online or at the market.

March 10, 2021
CEC plan to close some recycling centres goes to public consultation

CEC plan to close some recycling centres goes to public consultation

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East residents can now have their say on plans which could see some towns lose their recycling centres.

Earlier this month, Cheshire East Council cabinet members voted to launch a consultation into the proposals, which sets out a variety of scenarios for the future of the centres.

November 27, 2020
Cheshire East recycling centres could face axe amid budget cuts

Cheshire East recycling centres could face axe amid budget cuts

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Recycling sites across Cheshire East are under threat as the council looks to make savings ahead of the contract’s renewal.

CEC Cabinet members voted to launch a consultation on plans to close some of the borough’s eight recycling centres.

November 11, 2020
Children’s shoe recycling hub launches in South Cheshire

Children’s shoe recycling hub launches in South Cheshire

A children’s shoe recycling hub is being launched in South Cheshire with support from housing association The Guinness Partnership and charity Sal’s Shoes.

The hub will collect and redistribute school shoes to children living in the Crewe area.

September 18, 2020
Vehicle reg system back at Pyms Lane recycling centre

Vehicle reg system back at Pyms Lane recycling centre

Cheshire East Council has reintroduced a vehicle registration system at the Pyms Lane household waste recycling centre due to congestion.

July 10, 2020
Cheshire East Council household recycling centres to reopen May 11

Cheshire East Council household recycling centres to reopen May 11

Household waste and recycling centres in Cheshire East will reopen on Monday May 11, the authority said today.

But residents are warned there will be restrictions and traffic management in place.

May 5, 2020
New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

New Food Caddy to be issued to homes across Cheshire East

Families across Nantwich and Crewe will start receiving the new Cheshire East Council food caddies from January 6.

It’s part of the authority’s new food waste recycling service and will see caddies rolled out over the next six to eight weeks.

January 3, 2020
New food waste recycling for Crewe and Nantwich to launch in January

New food waste recycling for Crewe and Nantwich to launch in January

A new food waste recycling service for Cheshire East residents will start in January 2020.

People will start to receive a small green food caddy from January 6.

November 30, 2019