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Free training to help firms bid for public sector contracts

Free training to help firms bid for public sector contracts

Cheshire East Council is to hold a series of free workshops to help business people learn how to win public sector contracts. The procurement training…
Burglars smash their way into two homes

Burglars smash their way into two homes

Police are urging residents to be vigilant after two more homes were broken into this week. A burglary occurred at Cobbetts Way, Wilmslow some time between…
Get set for the 2017 Swimathon challenge

Get set for the 2017 Swimathon challenge

Local swimmers are invited to take the plunge and challenge themselves to take part in the 2017 Wilmslow Swimathon. The Swimathon brings together swimmers…
Council seeks candidate for audit and governance role

Council seeks candidate for audit and governance role

Cheshire East Council is looking to recruit a resident to sit on a committee that supports good governance and financial standards at the local authority.…
Christmas Tree collection postponed due to bad weather

Christmas Tree collection postponed due to bad weather

Having smashed their record for the number of trees ever registered, organisers of the East Cheshire Hospice Christmas Tree Collection have unfortunately…
GP surgeries stop taking repeat prescriptions from pharmacies

GP surgeries stop taking repeat prescriptions from pharmacies

Two doctors surgeries in Wilmslow are no longer accepting repeat prescription requests directly from pharmacies for most patients. NHS Eastern Cheshire…
Council's wholly-owned companies set to make £612,000 profit

Council's wholly-owned companies set to make £612,000 profit

A report to the council's Cheshire East Residents First board, the parent company for the Council's wholly owned companies, says that all seven of them…
Local schools stand to lose nearly £1.5m under new funding formula

Local schools stand to lose nearly £1.5m under new funding formula

All local schools are set to lose out under the government's new formula for funding which aims to introduce a more fair system. The government is proposing…
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Call for action to clear rubbish from River Bollin

Call for action to clear rubbish from River Bollin

Local residents and volunteers are calling for action to be taken to clear the significant amount of rubbish which has been dumped in the River Bollin,…
Town left £7000 short as Cheshire East pulls the plug on Neighbourhood Plan grants

Town left £7000 short as Cheshire East pulls the plug on Neighbourhood Plan grants

Cheshire East Council has decided to close its grant scheme which was set up to help communities create Neighbourhood Plans so they could establish local…
Volunteers kick off new year with successful litter picks

Volunteers kick off new year with successful litter picks

A team of volunteers who help keep Wilmslow tidy by organising litter picks have had a good start to the new year. Wilmslow Clean Team held their first…
Robbers steal delivery van after asking for directions

Robbers steal delivery van after asking for directions

A van was stolen from a delivery driver whilst he was was working in Handforth. Three men in a blue Nissan van approached the victim at the junction of…
Record breaking December and 2016 for Manchester Airport

Record breaking December and 2016 for Manchester Airport

Last month was Manchester Airport's busiest December and Christmas on record with more than 1.8m passengers using the airport -.an increase of 20% on…
Cheshire recognised as cultural destination

Cheshire recognised as cultural destination

Cheshire was given a huge boost today with recognition from Arts Council England and Visit England that the county should be recognised as a true cultural…
Budding photographers invited to put their skills to the test

Budding photographers invited to put their skills to the test

Feature Alderley Edge School for Girls is hosting their first ever Cheshire Schools Junior Photography Competition and inviting children from other local…
Wheels rolling for new skate park

Wheels rolling for new skate park

Work got underway on Monday, 9th January, to revitalise the skate park in Handforth's Stanley Hall Park'. The Friends of Stanley Hall Park, a group of…
Barlow's Beef: What exactly is a 'garden village'?

Barlow's Beef: What exactly is a 'garden village'?

Macclesfield General Hospital is bursting at the seams. Last week they made an appeal for people to stay away from A&E unless they have a dire emergency.…