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Local Plan: Council dismisses Inspector's recommendation for pre-consultation on selected sites

Local Plan: Council dismisses Inspector's recommendation for pre-consultation on selected sites

Despite the Inspector's recommendation, Cheshire East Council has decided not to publish the final list of site allocations for the Local Plan prior to…
Cheshire East Conservative Group selects new Leader

Cheshire East Conservative Group selects new Leader

Cheshire East Conservative Group has announced that the new Group Leader will be Councillor Rachel Bailey, ward member for Audlem. The decision was taken…
Gritting teams swing into action to deal with cold snap

Gritting teams swing into action to deal with cold snap

Cheshire East Council's highways team is deploying gritters across all main routes, as the borough is hit by the first significant cold snap of winter.…
Cheshire East calls on Government to tackle land-banking

Cheshire East calls on Government to tackle land-banking

Cheshire East Council has revealed that only 26% of the homes they have granted planning permission for in the past three years have been built. As a…
Two women in the running to become first female Leader

Two women in the running to become first female Leader

A new Leader of Cheshire East Council will be elected this week to replace the outgoing Councillor Michael Jones who announced his resignation on December…
Fairerpower saves residents more than £1m on energy bills

Fairerpower saves residents more than £1m on energy bills

Promotional Feature A company set up by Cheshire East Council to help local residents reduce their energy bills has saved households more than £1m…
Police launch criminal investigation into Council's awarding of contracts

Police launch criminal investigation into Council's awarding of contracts

Police have launched a criminal investigation into Cheshire East Council's awarding of contracts to a company which is run by the council leader's physiotherapist,…
Police reviewing whether Council's physio contracts needs investigating

Police reviewing whether Council's physio contracts needs investigating

Cheshire Police are looking into Cheshire East Council's awarding of contracts to Core Fit Ltd, which is run by the council leader's physiotherapist Amanda…
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Cheshire East welcomes inspector’s latest views on Local Plan

Cheshire East welcomes inspector’s latest views on Local Plan

Following the resumption of the Local Plan examination in August and the holding of seven days of hearings in October, Local Plan Inspector Stephen Pratt…
Leader of Cheshire East Council announces his resignation

Leader of Cheshire East Council announces his resignation

The Leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones has announced his resignation at a meeting of the Cheshire East Conservative Group this evening, as…
Cheshire East schools chalk up impressive performance

Cheshire East schools chalk up impressive performance

Cheshire East schools have chalked up more success in national league tables – and have been ranked as the second best in the country. The latest…
Council claws back more than £1m in crackdown on fraudsters

Council claws back more than £1m in crackdown on fraudsters

Cheshire East Council's crackdown on benefit fraudsters has led to more than £1m being clawed back and more than 50 people being convicted by courts…
Cheshire East wins national award for keeping people informed about roadworks

Cheshire East wins national award for keeping people informed about roadworks

Cheshire East Council's highways team has scooped a national award for the way it keeps people informed about roadworks. Use of Elgin's Traffic Management…
Cheshire East’s gritting teams are ready for winter

Cheshire East’s gritting teams are ready for winter

Cheshire East Council's highways teams will be working around the clock this winter to keep the Borough's roads safe for motorists. Cheshire East highways…
Town Council to fight proposed cut in Council Tax Support Grant

Town Council to fight proposed cut in Council Tax Support Grant

Wilmslow Town Council will challenge Cheshire East Council over their proposal to withdraw the Council Tax Support Grant for Town and Parish Councils…
Cheshire East claimant figure dips again

Cheshire East claimant figure dips again

The number of people living in Cheshire East claiming Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) has fallen again – continuing a two-year downward trend in the…
Council launches paid-for fast track planning service

Council launches paid-for fast track planning service

Cheshire East Council has created a new service which will enable developers to pay for major schemes to be fast tracked through the planning system.…