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READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East services “are in stark decline”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East services “are in stark decline”

Dear Editor,
Labour run Cheshire East Council has appointed four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000.

The Borough Council can afford to pay these fat cat salaries….. but day to day services are in a stark decline.

September 18, 2021
Cheshire East Council unveils plan to scrap Transport Service Solutions

Cheshire East Council unveils plan to scrap Transport Service Solutions

Cheshire East Council is to scrap its transport company Transport Service Solutions (TSS) and bring its delivery back in-house.

The move follows “an extensive review” of each of the authority’s wholly-owned companies.

July 8, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Proposed cuts to service for over 85 year olds

READER’S LETTER: Proposed cuts to service for over 85 year olds

Dear Editor,

First the Labour/Independent administration decided to make cuts to children’s services, now they have the residents aged over 85 years old and living alone in their sights.

April 18, 2021
Cheshire PCC’s funding boost for two victim support schemes in county

Cheshire PCC’s funding boost for two victim support schemes in county

Two support services for crime victims have been boosted by extra funding from Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Those to benefit include a youth victim support service and the Rape and Sexual Assault Support Centre.

February 6, 2021
IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday across Nantwich and Crewe

IN PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday across Nantwich and Crewe

By Jonathan White
Remembrance Sunday Services were held “virtually” yesterday to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts.

November 9, 2020
More “virtual” Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich and Crewe

More “virtual” Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich and Crewe

More “virtual” Remembrance Sunday services are being held across Crewe and Nantwich as real services have had to be cancelled because of Covid lockdown.

Nantwich Town Council announced earlier this week they would be streaming the service live from St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

November 7, 2020
Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Rural bus route for villages near Nantwich reinstated by council

Saturday bus services connecting rural villages to Nantwich have been reinstated, says Cheshire East Council.

The 70 and 72 services will now give people living in Wrenbury, Audlem, Aston and Bunbury a route in to Nantwich.

November 3, 2020
Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leaders of Cheshire East Council have ruled out protecting bus subsidies in their next council budget.

Currently, the authority spends £1.7 million on subsidising 12 routes across the borough.

September 11, 2020
Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents’ victory as school routes restored for post 16 Audlem pupils

Parents have scored a major victory in a battle to restore bus services for sixth form students in Audlem travelling to schools in Nantwich.

Our story earlier this week and parental pressure on Cheshire East Council has prompted swift action after we revealed up to 30 post-16 students were left stranded with no way to get to school.

September 10, 2020
South Cheshire churches use Facebook Live during COVID-19 pandemic

South Cheshire churches use Facebook Live during COVID-19 pandemic

By Jonathan White
Several local churches are using online social media to broadcast live services during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

The churches are each using Facebook Live to allow parishioners to view live streams of the services that cannot currently be attended.

April 3, 2020
New Sunday timetable for Nantwich rail services

New Sunday timetable for Nantwich rail services

A new rail timetable for Sunday services in Nantwich will come in to effect this weekend, says the Crewe and Shrewsbury Passenger Association (CASPA).

New Transport for Wales timetables do not impact on weekday services, but Sunday services are completely altered.

December 14, 2019
Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors are calling for Cheshire East’s bus service to be improved – less than two years after council chiefs swung the axe on some subsidised routes.

Cheshire East Council stopped funding evening subsidised bus services and some weekend services from April 2018 in a move that saved the authority £1 million.

November 13, 2019
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