Post Tagged with: "Sam Corcoran"

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
READER’S LETTER: CEC could do more to retain Cheese Awards

READER’S LETTER: CEC could do more to retain Cheese Awards

Dear Editor,
As I write, ordinarily the market town of Nantwich would have been busy preparing for its annual show, the biggest one day event, known worldwide for its prestigious International Cheese and Dairy Awards.

July 28, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Are we wasting CEC Leader’s “precious time”?

READER’S LETTER: Are we wasting CEC Leader’s “precious time”?

Dear Editor
At the most recent Cheshire East virtual Cabinet meeting, Cllr Sam Corcoran was irritated that questions to both himself and his Labour/Independent coalition Cabinet, from other equally elected Councillors, took up just over 40 minutes of the meeting.

July 10, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Why the “dither and delay” Cllr Corcoran?

READER’S LETTER: Why the “dither and delay” Cllr Corcoran?

Dear Editor,

The Leader of Cheshire East Council Cllr Sam Corcoran is consistent on one thing, his inability to allow proper scrutiny of the financial challenges caused by Covid 19.

July 3, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Council Leader’s “brush off” over Bentley not good enough

READER’S LETTER: Council Leader’s “brush off” over Bentley not good enough

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Council’s recent Cabinet meeting was held just a couple of days after the devastating news that Crewe’s major employer, Bentley Motors, was looking to shed up to 1,000 jobs at its flagship Pyms Lane factory.

June 27, 2020
Margaret Simon

READER’S LETTER: Leader of Cheshire East Council is “rattled”

Dear Editor

At last Tuesday’s virtual Cheshire East Council’s Cabinet meeting, I was outraged to have to listen to the Labour Leader of the Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, launch into a tirade blaming the previous Conservative administration for the Well Managed Highways Infrastructure Policy which his own Cabinet team had only recently unanimously voted through

May 14, 2020
READER’S LETTER: This CEC Council Leader is “out of tune”

READER’S LETTER: This CEC Council Leader is “out of tune”

Dear Editor,
Did my ears deceive me or did Cllr Sam Corcoran, Leader of Cheshire East Council, inform his Cabinet (on Tues May 5) and his residents how marvellous it is to ride his bike on empty roads in lovely clean air?

May 7, 2020
Cheshire East says carbon neutral plan “most ambitious” in country

Cheshire East says carbon neutral plan “most ambitious” in country

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs have approved “one of the most ambitious” plans in the country centred on making Cheshire East carbon neutral by 2025.

The authority’s cabinet approved an environment strategy to respond to the ‘global threat’ posed by climate change at its virtual meeting yesterday (May 5).

May 6, 2020
LETTER: Top 10% Cheshire East claim on grants payments “not the case”

LETTER: Top 10% Cheshire East claim on grants payments “not the case”

Dear Editor,
In response to Cllr Sam Corcoran’s claim that Cheshire East is in the top 10% of the 314 English Councils for payments of grants made to small businesses*, I feel that it is my duty to point out that this is not the case, at least not in any meaningful sense.

April 30, 2020
Play areas and skate parks closed across Cheshire East

Play areas and skate parks closed across Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has closed all its play areas to protect people following the latest clampdown by the Prime Minister to tackle the spread of COVID-19.

All play areas, outdoor gyms and skate parks were closed from yesterday (March 24).

March 25, 2020
New Cheshire East Council chief executive appointed on £151,000-a-year

New Cheshire East Council chief executive appointed on £151,000-a-year

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A woman with more than 25 years’ experience in local government will be named as Cheshire East Council’s new chief executive next week.

Lorraine O’Donnell is due to be voted into the £151,000-a-year role at next Thursday’s full council meeting in Sandbach Town Hall.

February 12, 2020
Anti-bullying consultant to return to Cheshire East Council

Anti-bullying consultant to return to Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A consultant who highlighted bullying from “some individuals with power” at Cheshire East Council will return in January to see if things have changed.

December 20, 2019