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CEC to push ahead with scaled-back plans for bus services

CEC to push ahead with scaled-back plans for bus services

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council will drive ahead with scaled-back plans to improve bus services despite the government putting the brakes on some schemes by refusing grant funding.

The council had put together an ambitious bus service improvement programme (BSIP) in the hope of securing funding as part of the government’s national “bus back better” strategy.

April 13, 2022
Cheshire East plans 1.99% Council Tax rise for next FOUR years

Cheshire East plans 1.99% Council Tax rise for next FOUR years

Cheshire East Council is proposing to increase Council Tax for thousands of residents by 1.99% for the next four years.

The authority says the proposal is necessary because of increased demand for vital services.

November 29, 2021
PICTURE SPECIAL: Local Remembrance Sunday Services 2021

PICTURE SPECIAL: Local Remembrance Sunday Services 2021

Remembrance Sunday Services were held in Nantwich and nearby villages yesterday.

The services and parades commemorated the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts.

November 15, 2021
New ‘on demand’ rural Nantwich bus service launches

New ‘on demand’ rural Nantwich bus service launches

A new on-demand rural bus service to help reduce isolation and connect rural areas with Nantwich has been launched by Cheshire East Council.

The new “go-too” pilot scheme covers a large area south and west of Nantwich, including Bunbury, Wrenbury and Audlem and other villages, where no commercial services are available.

October 12, 2021
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