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Sharp rise in Cheshire East Covid cases prompts warning

Sharp rise in Cheshire East Covid cases prompts warning

A sharp rise in Covid cases in Cheshire East has prompted a warning from health officials.

Figures released on March 21 show the rate of positive cases in Cheshire East has risen to 843 per 100,000 population.

March 24, 2022
Cheshire East Council rubber stamps 2.99% Council Tax rise despite opposition

Cheshire East Council rubber stamps 2.99% Council Tax rise despite opposition

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East has rubber stamped a council tax rise of 2.99% during a heated debate at budget meeting.

The ruling Labour/Independent group said they had produced a balanced budget and highlights included an extra £19m being ploughed into highways maintenance over the next three years.

February 27, 2022
Cheshire East Council Tax hike of 2.99% set to be approved

Cheshire East Council Tax hike of 2.99% set to be approved

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Council tax payers in Cheshire East look set for a 2.99% hike from April adding £47.21 a year to a bill for a Band D property.

Members of the corporate policy committee agreed to recommend that full council approves the increase as part of its budget for 2022/3.

February 13, 2022
CEC warns of sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Crewe and Sandbach

CEC warns of sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Crewe and Sandbach

There has been a significant increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Crewe and Sandbach areas, say council health chiefs.

Crewe accounts for one in five of all COVID-19 cases in the borough with 697 cases per 100,000.

October 1, 2021
4.99% Council Tax rise by Cheshire East Council approved by councillors

4.99% Council Tax rise by Cheshire East Council approved by councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Nantwich residents will have to pay 4.99% more Council Tax to Cheshire East Council from April after councillors approved a new budget for the upcoming year.

The budget, formally known as the Medium Term Financial Strategy, sets out the council’s tax and spending plans from 2021 to 2025.

February 17, 2021
Council Tax 4.99% rise moves step closer for Cheshire East residents

Council Tax 4.99% rise moves step closer for Cheshire East residents

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Financial plans which would see residents pay 4.99% more council tax next year have moved a step closer to final sign-off.

Councillors voted yesterday (February 2) to send the authority’s budget for full council approval later this month.

February 3, 2021
Cheshire Fire Authority proposes 1.99% rise in Council Tax

Cheshire Fire Authority proposes 1.99% rise in Council Tax

Cheshire Fire Authority has unveiled plans to raise its portion of Council tax by 1.99% for 2021-22.

The increase will result in a cost per year to £80.87 for a band D equivalent property. It currently stands at £79.29 per year for a band D property.

December 28, 2020
Town councillors clash over 42.5% Council Tax rise for Nantwich residents

Town councillors clash over 42.5% Council Tax rise for Nantwich residents

Nantwich residents are facing a 42.5% rise in their Town Council tax base after councillors voted through a controversial budget plan tonight (December 10).

It means all properties facing a £1 per week increase in the town council portion of their bill from April 2021.

December 10, 2020
Petition launched to support Nantwich market traders facing 10% rent rise

Petition launched to support Nantwich market traders facing 10% rent rise

A petition has been launched to oppose plans to rise rents for Nantwich market traders by up to 10%.

Crewe & Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan and Nantwich councillors have joined forces with Nantwich Market traders to launch the petition.

March 11, 2020
Council Tax to rise by 2.99% to fund more services, says Cheshire East

Council Tax to rise by 2.99% to fund more services, says Cheshire East

Householders in Nantwich and Crewe face a further 2.99% rise on the Council Tax bills from April, it has been agreed.

Cheshire East Council says the rise is needed to help fund more frontline services.

February 5, 2019
Cheshire East Council Tax could rise by another 3% in 2019

Cheshire East Council Tax could rise by another 3% in 2019

Council taxpayers across Nantwich and Crewe could face another 2.99% Council Tax rise from April 2019 under draft proposals by Cheshire East Council.

The authority has unveiled its Pre-Budget Consultation Report for 2019 to 2022.

October 24, 2018
Crewe and Nantwich residents face Council Tax hike of 5.99%

Crewe and Nantwich residents face Council Tax hike of 5.99%

Council Tax is set to rise by 5.99% this April – a higher increase than was proposed by Cheshire East Council just three months ago.

The authority’s Cabinet approved the move yesterday, claiming it is needed to “protect frontline services”.

February 7, 2018
Nantwich Town Council to raise Council Tax by 3.9%

Nantwich Town Council to raise Council Tax by 3.9%

Nantwich councillors are to raise Council Tax for the town’s 5,200 households by 3.9%.

The rise will provide the council with a precept of £574,958 for the 2018-19 financial year.

December 8, 2017