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More people will need CEC emergency assistance scheme, councillors fear

More people will need CEC emergency assistance scheme, councillors fear

By Belinda Ryan
More people will need Cheshire East’s emergency assistance scheme to support their families once the £20 universal credit uplift ends, a councillor has said.

The scheme provides rent deposits, furniture, white goods and emergency food to vulnerable people facing immediate hardship following a crisis or disaster or to prevent homelessness and to keep families together.

September 10, 2021
Hundreds of Cheshire East families use emergency assistance scheme

Hundreds of Cheshire East families use emergency assistance scheme

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Nearly 700 vulnerable households were helped by Cheshire East Council’s emergency assistance scheme as they struggled to keep their families fed and a roof over their heads.

Figures released by the council show 1,284 claims were made for assistance under the scheme in the financial year 2020/21.

September 1, 2021
Councillors launch pilot scheme to clean up Crewe’s alleyways

Councillors launch pilot scheme to clean up Crewe’s alleyways

Councillors in Crewe have welcomed the launch of a pilot scheme to help make the town’s streets and alleyways cleaner and tidier.

The initiative, jointly managed by Cheshire East Council and Crewe Town Council, targets the perpetrators of antisocial activities such as fly-tipping and contamination of bins.

May 21, 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
Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Plans to improve cycling and walking provision across Cheshire East have been approved by council leadership.

The CEC cabinet today approved the implementation of “Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans” (LCWIPs) — covering Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield, and Wilmslow.

March 9, 2021
Cheshire PCC secures more than £300,000 to prevent domestic abuse

Cheshire PCC secures more than £300,000 to prevent domestic abuse

A new scheme that works with perpetrators of domestic abuse to change their behaviour and protect families will be developed in Cheshire.

The scheme will be funded by the Home Office after Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane secured £233,000 in funding from their perpetrator programme fund.

November 23, 2020
Town and parish councils to earn Community Infrastructure Levy funds

Town and parish councils to earn Community Infrastructure Levy funds

Nantwich Town and parish councils could soon benefit from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge on housing and retail developments in 2019.

Cheshire East Council’s draft framework for the scheme has been largely endorsed.

December 28, 2018