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Cheshire East’s economic strategy out for consultation

Cheshire East’s economic strategy out for consultation

Cheshire East Council has launched its plans to grow the local economy and is asking people to comment on the proposals in its draft economic strategy…
Council to consult on plans to grow economy to £15bn

Council to consult on plans to grow economy to £15bn

Cheshire East Council is to consult on its draft economic strategy, which outlines plans to grow the local economy to deliver £15bn per year and…
Council leader appoints new ‘cycling and walking champion’

Council leader appoints new ‘cycling and walking champion’

Cheshire East Council's leader has appointed a new 'cycling and walking champion' – to help spearhead moves to get more people more active. Councillor…
Handforth councillor elected as new mayor

Handforth councillor elected as new mayor

Councillor Barry Burkhill has been elected as Mayor of Cheshire East. He was sworn in at the annual mayor-making ceremony on Wednesday, 22nd May. Cllr…
Council leader calls for action on ‘climate change emergency’

Council leader calls for action on ‘climate change emergency’

The leader of Cheshire East Council has called for local action to help tackle 'the emergency of climate change'. A notice of motion tabled by the authority's…
Council set to move to committee system

Council set to move to committee system

Cheshire East Council is set to move to committee system of decision making. A notice of motion which proposes to move away from the current 'leader and…
Cheshire East Council elects its first Labour leader

Cheshire East Council elects its first Labour leader

Labour's Sam Corcoran has been elected leader of Cheshire East Council – with Independent group leader Craig Browne appointed as his deputy. The…
Independent Group and Labour enter 12-month agreement to run Cheshire East Council

Independent Group and Labour enter 12-month agreement to run Cheshire East Council

The Independent Group and Labour have announced they have entered into an agreement which will see them run a shared Cabinet for a fixed term of 12 months…
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Tories lose majority on Cheshire East Council

Tories lose majority on Cheshire East Council

The Conservatives have lost their majority on Cheshire East Council for the first time since the council was formed in April 2009. Conservatives now occupy…
Council pays temporary officer £1154 a day to avoid risk of

Council pays temporary officer £1154 a day to avoid risk of "serious reputational damage"

Cheshire East is paying a temporary senior officer £1154 a day in order to avoid the risk of "serious reputational damage to the Council". The Council…
Borough’s ‘Little Bus’ service to be upgraded

Borough’s ‘Little Bus’ service to be upgraded

Cheshire East Council's 'Little Bus' service is to be upgraded and extended across a wider area of the borough from August. 'Little Bus' is the name for…
£500,000 cash boost for road repairs

£500,000 cash boost for road repairs

Cheshire East Council has received the maximum capital funding allocation from central government for highway repairs and flood resilience across the…
Council announces resignation of another suspended senior officer

Council announces resignation of another suspended senior officer

A senior officer at Cheshire East Council has resigned today (Monday, 8th April) with immediate effect , 16 months after being suspended.  Chief…
Cheshire East is best in the region for take up of free childcare

Cheshire East is best in the region for take up of free childcare

Cheshire East is top of the North West league table for the take-up of the 30 hours' free childcare scheme. The government's free early education entitlement…
Council launches new domestic abuse service

Council launches new domestic abuse service

Cheshire East Council has launched a new free and confidential service for families, adults, children and young people who are affected by abuse. National…
Further delays to council's new computer system prove costly

Further delays to council's new computer system prove costly

The introduction of new HR and finance systems, which is a joint project between Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester councils, has been delayed…
Call for greater scrutiny of Council's decisions voted down

Call for greater scrutiny of Council's decisions voted down

As reported yesterday, a call to replace the current cabinet system at Cheshire East Council with a committee system was voted down at a special meeting…