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Council crackdowns on sky lanterns

Council crackdowns on sky lanterns

Cheshire East Council has ramped up its crackdown on 'sky lanterns' and is to ban them from all licenced events in the Borough. Cabinet member for communities…
More funding to help troubled families

More funding to help troubled families

Cheshire East Council has secured a second phase of funding for its work with complex families. The Council says it has successfully transformed the lives…
Revised local plan includes big increase in new homes for Wilmslow

Revised local plan includes big increase in new homes for Wilmslow

The Cabinet will be considering the suggested revisions to the submitted Local Plan Strategy at their meeting on Tuesday, 21st July, which include a significant…
Council crackdown on scams

Council crackdown on scams

Cheshire East Council has joined forces with partners as part of a crackdown on conmen. Working with the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) and the National…
Council says it welcomes Chancellor’s push for brown site homes

Council says it welcomes Chancellor’s push for brown site homes

Cheshire East Council leader Michael Jones today welcomed the Chancellor's announcement relaxing planning rules on brownfield sites. In order to boost…
Tourism brings £800m boost to Cheshire East economy

Tourism brings £800m boost to Cheshire East economy

Tourism spending has hit a new record in Cheshire East thanks to higher visitor numbers and longer hotel stays. Income generated by the visitor economy…
Council selects new Director of Children’s Services and Deputy Chief Executive

Council selects new Director of Children’s Services and Deputy Chief Executive

Cheshire East Council is set to appoint Kath O'Dwyer as its new Director of Children's Services and Deputy Chief Executive. Kath is currently National…
Call for obstructions to be removed from verges

Call for obstructions to be removed from verges

A group tasked with encouraging access to the Cheshire East countryside is calling on house owners in rural areas to stop obstructing the verges outside…
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Drive to raise awareness of reduced parking fees

Drive to raise awareness of reduced parking fees

Whilst there is a high demand for all-day parking in Wilmslow town centre, a car park off Water Lane regularly has between 120 and 150 empty spaces. In…
Cheshire East teams up with housing association to offer cheaper energy

Cheshire East teams up with housing association to offer cheaper energy

Social housing tenants will be offered cheaper energy as a result of a deal between a housing association and Cheshire East Council. Peaks and Plains…
Dealers in new fatal legal high told – ‘stay out of Cheshire East’

Dealers in new fatal legal high told – ‘stay out of Cheshire East’

Council leader Michael Jones has a message for dealers selling a new type of legal high that is known to prove fatal – 'stay out of Cheshire East'.…
Call for HS2 to be fast tracked

Call for HS2 to be fast tracked

Cheshire East Council has welcomed the announcement by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin that the Government is aiming to bring forward the construction…
Recycling of household waste saves nearly £400,000

Recycling of household waste saves nearly £400,000

Local residents are being thanked for their recycling efforts as Cheshire East Council confirms it has saved nearly £400,000. The Council's nine…
Council says Blue Badges should be automatic for over-85s

Council says Blue Badges should be automatic for over-85s

Cheshire East Council is calling for a change in the law so that all people aged 85 and over will automatically qualify for the Blue Badge disabled persons'…
Cheshire East Highways supports rural grass cutting campaign

Cheshire East Highways supports rural grass cutting campaign

Cheshire East Highways has signed up to support a national campaign that advocates careful management of rural grass verges to benefit wildlife conservation.…
Council leader says

Council leader says "it is time now for us to charter a new way"

Michael Jones, Leader of Cheshire East Council, addressed a meeting of the Full Council on Wednesday, 27th May. Below is the speech Cllr Jones delivered,…
Indian restaurant told their new construction must go

Indian restaurant told their new construction must go

The owners of an Indian restaurant in the town centre have been instructed to remove an outdoor seating area which was erected last week. An officer from…