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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…
Conservative Leader says coalition between Independents and Labour 'is clearly disappointing'

Conservative Leader says coalition between Independents and Labour 'is clearly disappointing'

The newly elected Leader of the Conservative Group in Cheshire East has expressed her disappointment that the Independent Group have decided to join forces…
Craig Browne elected as leader of the Independent Group

Craig Browne elected as leader of the Independent Group

Members of the Independent Group at Cheshire East Council met on Tuesday, 7th May, for the first time since the recent election and decided unanimously…
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…
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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…
Call for shake-up at Cheshire East Council voted down

Call for shake-up at Cheshire East Council voted down

A call to replace the current cabinet system at Cheshire East Council with a committee system was voted down at a special meeting of the full council…
Don't lose your voice! Make sure you are registered to vote on May 2nd

Don't lose your voice! Make sure you are registered to vote on May 2nd

Cheshire East Council is asking people to ensure they are registered to vote – so they don't miss out on having their say in the local elections…