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Call for shake-up at Cheshire East Council

Call for shake-up at Cheshire East Council

Independent councillors are campaigning to change from the current cabinet system to what they describe as a "more open, transparent and democratic committee…
Council repairs over 10,000 potholes in six months

Council repairs over 10,000 potholes in six months

Since April, Cheshire East Council's highways team has dealt with 10,233 potholes, while patching repairs have extended to more than 80,000 square metres.…
Council receives more than £250,000 to help tackle homelessness

Council receives more than £250,000 to help tackle homelessness

Cheshire East Council has appointed a rough sleeping co-ordinator as part of its policy to tackle homelessness in the borough. Additionally beds have…
Council to charge up to £30 for replacement wheelie bins

Council to charge up to £30 for replacement wheelie bins

Cheshire East Council has announced it is to introduce a charge for the supply of new and replacement waste and recycling bins. The proposal was accepted,…
Air quality on the Council's agenda

Air quality on the Council's agenda

Cheshire East Council's environment and regeneration overview and scrutiny committee is to discuss papers relating to air quality at their meeting on…
Council approves new £600m highways contract

Council approves new £600m highways contract

Following a tendering process, Cheshire East Council has awarded a new contract to manage its highways service across the borough. The new £600m…
Council remodels home care for older and vulnerable people

Council remodels home care for older and vulnerable people

Cheshire East Council is changing the way it organises care services provided to older and vulnerable people in their own homes. The authority has invested…
Tax payers foot £68,000 bill for mayor's luxury car

Tax payers foot £68,000 bill for mayor's luxury car

According to figures published by the Tax Payers' Alliance, Cheshire East Council has spent more money than any other local authority in the North West…
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Travellers set up illegal encampment on sports fields

Travellers set up illegal encampment on sports fields

A group of travellers have set up camp on Council owned sports fields off Altrincham Road. A Cheshire East Council spokesperson said: "We can confirm…
Council prepares to launch next phase of borough’s development plan

Council prepares to launch next phase of borough’s development plan

Cheshire East Council is about to launch the next phase of the Development Plan, the approved framework for housing, employment, and other key infrastructure…

"It is a real issue" - 63% of appeals made against committee decisions were allowed

Members of the Strategic Planning Board have been warned to make sure their decisions, particularly when going against the planning officer's recommendation,…
£5,000 grants available to help community groups support local needs

£5,000 grants available to help community groups support local needs

Communities across the borough can tap into a £200,000 pot of money from Cheshire East Council to boost local initiatives. Activities that could…
Council's external auditor withholds certificate for third consecutive year

Council's external auditor withholds certificate for third consecutive year

At the meeting of Cheshire East Council's Audit & Governance Committee on Tuesday 31st July it was reported that, for the third year in succession,…
Performance of council-owned companies under review

Performance of council-owned companies under review

A new committee is to be set up to review the performance of companies owned by CEC. To be known as the ASDV Shareholder Committee (Alternative Service…
New powers to tackle rogue landlords unveiled

New powers to tackle rogue landlords unveiled

Private sector landlords operating in Cheshire East are being warned of tough new penalties to crack down on poor housing standards. Cheshire East Council…
Council launches new employee deal to improve workplace culture and stamp out bullying

Council launches new employee deal to improve workplace culture and stamp out bullying

Cheshire East Council has launched a new employee deal as part of a programme of work to improve workplace culture at the authority. Councillors and members…
Council successfully defends employment tribunal against former HR officer

Council successfully defends employment tribunal against former HR officer

A former senior HR Officer who claimed she has been unfairly dismissed after raising concerns that some care staff who worked 'sleep-in shifts' had not…