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Covid vaccine supply in Cheshire East “throttled back”, says CEC leader

Covid vaccine supply in Cheshire East “throttled back”, says CEC leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Covid-19 vaccine supplies in Cheshire East will be “throttled back” to allow other parts of the country “to catch up”.

That’s according to Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran, who made his comments during his leaders’ address at a full council meeting and on Twitter today (February 19)

February 19, 2021
Nine in 10 over 75s in Cheshire receive first Covid vaccine dose

Nine in 10 over 75s in Cheshire receive first Covid vaccine dose

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Nearly nine in 10 of Cheshire and Merseyside’s over-75 population received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of last month.

That’s according to the latest weekly data released by NHS England today (February 4).

February 4, 2021
10% in Cheshire East vaccinated as mass county vaccination centre considered

10% in Cheshire East vaccinated as mass county vaccination centre considered

Ten per cent of Cheshire East residents have ‘already’ had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, according to Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran.

His comments come as it emerged health chiefs are looking into opening a mass Covid-19 vaccination centre for Cheshire.

January 22, 2021
“No evidence” primary pupils are Covid super-spreaders, says CEC leader

“No evidence” primary pupils are Covid super-spreaders, says CEC leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
There is “no evidence” primary school children are “silent spreaders” of Covid-19, says Cheshire East Council’s leader.

Cllr Sam Corcoran, who made the comment, has also repeated criticism of the government’s NHS Test & Trace service.

January 20, 2021
New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A new shared vision “for children and young people in Cheshire East” has been formally endorsed by the borough’s cabinet.

The vision includes aims such as making “families and communities strong, welcoming and supportive, where differences are celebrated”.

January 15, 2021
10% of Cheshire East residents have had COVID, claims leader

10% of Cheshire East residents have had COVID, claims leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran believes “at least 10%” of the borough’s population have had Covid-19.

The Labour leader said today there have been 13,930 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Cheshire East — an increase of 275 from the day before.

January 8, 2021
CEC leader vows to focus on “vulnerable” in finalising financial plans

CEC leader vows to focus on “vulnerable” in finalising financial plans

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran says the authority will remain “dedicated to minimising the impact on the most vulnerable” when finalising its financial plans.

He added that the Covid pandemic has put the council “under acute financial pressure”.

January 6, 2021
Cheshire East Council “local lockdown” warning amid Covid case numbers

Cheshire East Council “local lockdown” warning amid Covid case numbers

Cheshire East Council has warned the number of Covid-19 cases could see the borough facing further strict restrictions when the national lockdown ends.

However, in the past week cases in the area have dropped from 248 new cases per 100,000 people to 191 per 100,000, according to the latest stats.

November 20, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Labour fears over Cheshire East “Tier 2” status

Crewe & Nantwich Labour fears over Cheshire East “Tier 2” status

Crewe and Nantwich Labour party leaders say they have “deep concern” over the impact of new lockdown measures imposed on Cheshire East.

The borough alongside Cheshire West is being placed into ‘Tier 2’ restrictions from tomorrow (Wednesday Oct 14).

October 13, 2020
Kieran Mullan MP

Crewe and Nantwich MP calls for clarity over tougher Covid restrictions

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Crewe and Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has called on the government to “work harder on explaining and justifying the steps it is taking” when it comes to coronavirus restrictions.

Dr Mullan made the plea during a parliamentary debate on measures for the north of England.

October 10, 2020
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

Cheshire East not facing “imminent” lockdown despite rising infections, says Tory leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council opposition leader Janet Clowes says the borough is “not in a state of imminent change” regarding a potential local lockdown.

The Conservative Wybunbury councillor also welcomed the government’s local lockdown approach as coronavirus cases continue to rise.

September 29, 2020
Cheshire East blasts Secretary of State in letter over Stapeley appeal

Cheshire East blasts Secretary of State in letter over Stapeley appeal

Council chiefs have issued a stinging open letter to the Secretary of State, strongly criticising his decision to grant a planning appeal to build homes in Nantwich.

August 24, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Ridiculous situation with car parking rolls on

READER’S LETTER: Ridiculous situation with car parking rolls on

Dear Editor,
I wonder if it has occurred to the Leader of Cheshire East Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, and his Labour/Independent Cabinet that they have suddenly become responsible for taking the independence away from some of our borough’s older residents.

August 9, 2020