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Improvements made to children’s social care service but more needed

Improvements made to children’s social care service but more needed

Two Ofsted inspectors visited Cheshire East Council for two days at the end of October to inspect its children's social care service. The visit was not…
Garden waste collection put to bed for 10 weeks over winter

Garden waste collection put to bed for 10 weeks over winter

The garden waste collection service in Cheshire East will be suspended for 10 weeks this winter to cut costs and rationalise resources. Cheshire East…
Council says latest land supply figure gives boost to house building

Council says latest land supply figure gives boost to house building

Cheshire East Council has announced that they can now demonstrate a housing land supply figure of more than seven years - giving a further boost to the…
Campaign for shake-up at Cheshire East Council passes milestone

Campaign for shake-up at Cheshire East Council passes milestone

Independent councillors who are campaigning to change the current cabinet system at Cheshire East Council say "we have obviously hit a raw nerve with…
Council to consult on pre-budget report which assumes 2.99% Council Tax increase

Council to consult on pre-budget report which assumes 2.99% Council Tax increase

Cheshire East Council has published its Pre-Budget Consultation Report for 2019 to 2022 which sets out proposals on the council's financial plans as to…
Council taking 'robust action' to reduce projected £5.3m overspend

Council taking 'robust action' to reduce projected £5.3m overspend

Cheshire East Council says it is taking 'robust action' to reduce a forecasted overspend of £5.3m at the end of the current financial year. A report…
Government figures reveal extent of Green Belt loss in Cheshire East

Government figures reveal extent of Green Belt loss in Cheshire East

According to the latest Government figures, of the ten local authorities to adopt local plans last year Cheshire East Council was ranked third in terms…
Another Council matter referred to Cheshire Police

Another Council matter referred to Cheshire Police

Cheshire East Council has announced that a new matter has been referred to Cheshire Police for their consideration. Kath O'Dwyer, acting chief executive…
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Call for shake-up at Cheshire East Council

Call for shake-up at Cheshire East Council

Independent councillors are campaigning to change from the current cabinet system to what they describe as a "more open, transparent and democratic committee…
Council repairs over 10,000 potholes in six months

Council repairs over 10,000 potholes in six months

Since April, Cheshire East Council's highways team has dealt with 10,233 potholes, while patching repairs have extended to more than 80,000 square metres.…
Council receives more than £250,000 to help tackle homelessness

Council receives more than £250,000 to help tackle homelessness

Cheshire East Council has appointed a rough sleeping co-ordinator as part of its policy to tackle homelessness in the borough. Additionally beds have…
Council to charge up to £30 for replacement wheelie bins

Council to charge up to £30 for replacement wheelie bins

Cheshire East Council has announced it is to introduce a charge for the supply of new and replacement waste and recycling bins. The proposal was accepted,…
Air quality on the Council's agenda

Air quality on the Council's agenda

Cheshire East Council's environment and regeneration overview and scrutiny committee is to discuss papers relating to air quality at their meeting on…
Council approves new £600m highways contract

Council approves new £600m highways contract

Following a tendering process, Cheshire East Council has awarded a new contract to manage its highways service across the borough. The new £600m…
Council remodels home care for older and vulnerable people

Council remodels home care for older and vulnerable people

Cheshire East Council is changing the way it organises care services provided to older and vulnerable people in their own homes. The authority has invested…
Tax payers foot £68,000 bill for mayor's luxury car

Tax payers foot £68,000 bill for mayor's luxury car

According to figures published by the Tax Payers' Alliance, Cheshire East Council has spent more money than any other local authority in the North West…

"It is a real issue" - 63% of appeals made against committee decisions were allowed

Members of the Strategic Planning Board have been warned to make sure their decisions, particularly when going against the planning officer's recommendation,…