Macclesfield News

Council to provide supermarket vouchers to families in need during half-term

Posted: 24.10.20 by James Kelly Local News



Cheshire East Council has announced they will be providing supermarket vouchers for families who need them over the half-term break. The move comes...

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Coronavirus: Cheshire's battle for extra resources rumbles on

Posted: 23.10.20 by Ethan Davies, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



This weekend is Cheshire’s second under tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, and despite a long, and occasionally arduous road to this point, the ba...

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More than 500 children in care across Cheshire East, data shows

Posted: 23.10.20 by Ethan Davies, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



More than 500 children in Cheshire East are cared for by the council, new data shows. A freedom of information request to the body reveals 535 youn...

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Council health chief urges people to keep 2m apart to slow virus spread

Posted: 23.10.20 by James Kelly Local News



The director of public health in Cheshire East has called on residents to observe two metre social distancing following a sharp rise in cases locally....

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David Rutley among Conservative MP's to block free school meals during holidays

Posted: 22.10.20 by James Kelly Local News



David Rutley was among the Conservative MPs to vote against a motion that would see the government free school meals for children in lower-income chil...

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Police urge residents to work together in the fight against Coronavirus

Posted: 22.10.20 by James Kelly Local News



Cheshire Constabulary is urging residents to work together to help in the continued fight against Coronavirus. In recent weeks there has been a ste...

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Missed bin collections nearly treble last year

Posted: 22.10.20 by Ethan Davies, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Missed bin collections in Cheshire East almost trebled last year, the LDRS can reveal. A freedom of information request to the council showed that ...

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Opinion: Why I support Marcus Rashford's campaign to 'End Child Food Poverty'

Posted: 21.10.20 by Cllr James Barber Opinion



In his latest Trusted Contributor article for Nub News, Cllr James Barber writes about his support of a campaign to get free school meals extended...

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Cheshire East councillors vote to freeze their allowances until next May

Posted: 21.10.20 by Ethan Davies, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Councillors have voted to freeze their allowances until May 2021 at Cheshire East’s full council meeting. The allowances, which were recommen...

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'Infection rates do not justify tier 3' in Cheshire East, says council leader

Posted: 21.10.20 by Ethan Davies, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Sam Corcoran, leader of Cheshire East Council, has said he does not want to see tier 3 restrictions placed on the borough. Responding to a question...

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