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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
Cheshire East Council publishes draft budget plan for 2020-21

Cheshire East Council publishes draft budget plan for 2020-21

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs have set out plans to balance the books next year.

Consultation has begun on the first draft budget to be drawn up by a non-Conservative administration in the council’s history after Labour and the Independent Group struck a deal following May’s local elections.

November 9, 2019
Cheshire East removes Bob Fousert over “rainbow lanyards” comment

Cheshire East removes Bob Fousert over “rainbow lanyards” comment

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A former police officer who sparked controversy with comments made about rainbow lanyards has been removed from a position he held at Cheshire East Council.

October 18, 2019
Councillors help residents measure out Barony Park for boundary work

Councillors help residents measure out Barony Park for boundary work

Councillors joined Nantwich residents to measure out Barony Park in a bid to speed up action and install perimeter protection.

Members of Friends of Barony Park were joined by Nantwich Town Councillors David Marren and Cheshire East Council Leader Sam Corcoran in the exercise.

July 17, 2019
Cheshire East Council to move to committee system for decision making

Cheshire East Council to move to committee system for decision making

Cheshire East Council is set to move to committee system of decision making after a notice of motion to move away from a ‘leader and cabinet’ model won support.

The notice of motion was brought by Cllr James Nicholas, deputy leader of the Independent group.

May 23, 2019
Cheshire East Council votes in first ever Labour leader

Cheshire East Council votes in first ever Labour leader

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council has its first ever Labour leader after Cllr Sam Corcoran fought off a Conservative challenge to claim the role.

The Labour and Co-Operative Party member for Sandbach Heath and East won 43 votes in the race to become council leader today (May 22) while Wybunbury Cllr Janet Clowes, Conservative, received 25.

May 22, 2019
Cheshire East responds to critics over Barony Park traveller encampments

Cheshire East responds to critics over Barony Park traveller encampments

Angry residents are set to descend on Nantwich Town Council this week amid ongoing concerns around unauthorised traveller camps on Barony Park.

The fourth group of travellers to use the public park for an encampment arrived on Sunday – just an hour after the UK Triathlon event had finished.

May 16, 2019
Council-owned company plan to protect social care from cuts

Council-owned company plan to protect social care from cuts

By Stephen Topping
A council-owned company could be set up to protect social care services in Crewe and Nantwich from further cuts.

Care4CE, Cheshire East Council’s provider of adult social care services, has been slashed in size over the past nine years from a workforce of 1,500 to fewer than 700 – while some services are no longer offered.

July 6, 2018