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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…
Council announces resignation of Chief Executive

Council announces resignation of Chief Executive

Cheshire East Council has confirmed that one of its senior officers has resigned today (Tuesday, 10th July). A spokesperson for Cheshire East Council…
Food recycling to be introduced next summer

Food recycling to be introduced next summer

A recycling company has been given the green light by planning chiefs to build a food composting plant in Crewe. The Hull-based recycling company, Biowise,…
Cabinet approves expenditure of £6m adult care fund

Cabinet approves expenditure of £6m adult care fund

The expenditure of a £6m Government grant to support adult social care services has been approved. Nine schemes will benefit from the Improved Better…
'The financial position of this authority is very sound'

'The financial position of this authority is very sound'

Cheshire East Council has released accounts for the 2017/18 financial year – which they say confirm that the authority remains in a healthy financial…
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Council’s recycling almost eliminates use of landfill

Council’s recycling almost eliminates use of landfill

Cheshire East Council is sending virtually all black bin waste to be converted to energy. When the council was formed in 2009, it sent 100 per cent of…
Air quality training

Air quality training "raised a lot of questions"

Cheshire East Council held two events aimed at helping staff and councillors to better understand how air quality can impact on the authority's work in…
£500,000 for new cycle and walking route in Wilmslow

£500,000 for new cycle and walking route in Wilmslow

Cheshire East Council has been awarded £500,000 for a new cycling and walking link through Wilmslow which will connect key economic sites and improve…
Over 92% offered their first choice of primary school

Over 92% offered their first choice of primary school

Cheshire East Council has worked with local schools to offer first preference places for more than 92 per cent of primary school applicants this year.…
Cheshire East tops council's rich list for the north west

Cheshire East tops council's rich list for the north west

Recent figures have shown that Cheshire East Council has more employees earning in excess of £100,000 than any other local authority in the north…
Ducking responsibility for Wilmslow lake

Ducking responsibility for Wilmslow lake

As many shoppers will know there has been an ongoing problem with flooding in the Sainsbury's car park in Wilmslow, making it difficult to navigate every…
Council sets target for affordable homes

Council sets target for affordable homes

Cheshire East Council has approved a new housing strategy – setting out the aims for housing for the next five years. Driven by the council's Local…
Council to inject further £5m into care sector

Council to inject further £5m into care sector

Cheshire East Council is to invest a further £5m to pay for domiciliary and residential care services across the borough to help address the growing…
Member of Investigation and Disciplinary Committee steps down whilst his actions are investigated

Member of Investigation and Disciplinary Committee steps down whilst his actions are investigated

The Chairman of the Cheshire Police and Crime Panel, who also sits on the authority's Investigation and Disciplinary Committee has been asked to step…