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Council's policy of not fixing potholes until 50mm deep under review

Council's policy of not fixing potholes until 50mm deep under review

Cheshire East Council is reviewing its policy of not investigating a pothole or taking action unless it is 50mm deep. The RAC Foundation sent a Freedom…
Residents urged to report damage to help reduce cost of repairs

Residents urged to report damage to help reduce cost of repairs

Cheshire East Council is urging residents who witness damage to road signs, street furniture and lampposts to help them catch up with those responsible…
Council commits to improving the lives of cared for children and care leavers

Council commits to improving the lives of cared for children and care leavers

Councillors from all political parties have made a commitment to be 'good corporate' parents and improve the lives of cared for children and care leavers.…
Independents call for change takes 'a giant leap forward'

Independents call for change takes 'a giant leap forward'

Cheshire East Council will be holding a special meeting in the new year to determine whether the way decisions are made should change by replacing the…
Councillor Browne calls for greater scrutiny of Council's decisions

Councillor Browne calls for greater scrutiny of Council's decisions

Craig Browne, Independent councillor for the Alderley Edge Ward has proposed a motion to motion to be debated at tomorrow's meeting of the full council…
Independents call for change to be debated by full council

Independents call for change to be debated by full council

Independent members of Cheshire East Council are calling for a report to be written and presented to full council in February 2019 regarding why the council…
Council adopts air quality strategy

Council adopts air quality strategy

Cheshire East has adopted an air quality strategy which will be applied across planning and transport decision making and be a joint approach, in conjunction…
‘Connected Communities’ centre unveiled in Handforth

‘Connected Communities’ centre unveiled in Handforth

Local residents and volunteers came together to celebrate the unveiling of a Connected Communities centre in Handforth. Oakmere Extra Care Housing along…
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Steep hike in charges at town centre car park on the cards

Steep hike in charges at town centre car park on the cards

Cheshire East Council has reviewed tariffs at its for the Pay and Display off-street car parks across the borough and is now intending to increase them…
Cheshire East Council proposes to increase parking charges

Cheshire East Council proposes to increase parking charges

Cheshire East Council is to consult on proposals to increase parking charges across the borough from March 2019. The proposals include: ● Increasing…
Improvements made to children’s social care service but more needed

Improvements made to children’s social care service but more needed

Two Ofsted inspectors visited Cheshire East Council for two days at the end of October to inspect its children's social care service. The visit was not…
Garden waste collection put to bed for 10 weeks over winter

Garden waste collection put to bed for 10 weeks over winter

The garden waste collection service in Cheshire East will be suspended for 10 weeks this winter to cut costs and rationalise resources. Cheshire East…
Council says latest land supply figure gives a boost to house building

Council says latest land supply figure gives a boost to house building

Cheshire East Council has announced that they can now demonstrate a housing land supply figure of more than seven years - giving a further boost to the…
Campaign for shake-up at Cheshire East Council passes milestone

Campaign for shake-up at Cheshire East Council passes milestone

Independent councillors who are campaigning to change the current cabinet system at Cheshire East Council say "we have obviously hit a raw nerve with…
Council to consult on pre-budget report which assumes 2.99% Council Tax increase

Council to consult on pre-budget report which assumes 2.99% Council Tax increase

Cheshire East Council has published its Pre-Budget Consultation Report for 2019 to 2022 which sets out proposals on the council's financial plans as to…
Council taking 'robust action' to reduce projected £5.3m overspend

Council taking 'robust action' to reduce projected £5.3m overspend

Cheshire East Council says it is taking 'robust action' to reduce a forecasted overspend of £5.3m at the end of the current financial year. A report…
Government figures reveal extent of Green Belt loss in Cheshire East

Government figures reveal extent of Green Belt loss in Cheshire East

According to the latest Government figures, of the ten local authorities to adopt local plans last year Cheshire East Council was ranked third in terms…