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Council’s highways team saluted for collaborative working

Cheshire East Council’s highways team has won a national plaudit for its collaborative working. The service has been awarded accreditation from the British Standards Institution (BSI) in recognition of its collaborative approach with key partners. BS 11000 is a national standard for establishing and improving business relationships, which recognises best practice in how organisations work

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Independent Age’s top 10 money-saving tips

Tips for saving money and boosting your income taken from older people’s charity Independent Age’s latest guide: Moneywise. The full guide can be ordered for free via independentage.org or by calling 0800 319 6789 1. Find out about benefits – Nearly two out of five people who qualify for Pension Credit aren’t claiming it. If

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Macclesfield Cemetery to undergo improvement works

Cheshire East Council is carrying out work to improve the environment for visitors to Macclesfield Cemetery. The work will ensure that an important historical monument is maintained respectfully in the cemetery. The ancient burial mound – known as a tumulus – is situated next to the Bollinbrook gateway. This area is overgrown and as a

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Council’s new skills and growth company to drive Borough’s economic prosperity

Cheshire East Council has launched a new ‘arms-length’ company to bring together various skills and growth services under one structure. The new Skills and Growth company will ensure the Council can deliver more for less, achieving greater innovation and benefits for businesses and residents. It will direct businesses towards funding and investment opportunities, increase the

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Councils join forces to boost building control services

Cheshire East Council has joined forces with a neighbouring authority to boost building regulations services and provide greater flexibility to meet demand. Cheshire East has entered into an agreement with Staffordshire and Moorlands District Council (SMDC) to enable the two authorities to assist each other with building regulations applications. Civicance, a wholly-owned company of Cheshire

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Social Enterprise Event

Enterprising Macclesfield and Canalside the Thread are hosting an event, inviting Social Enterprises in Macclesfield to the inaugural Social Enterprise Network event. This event has been established to create a valuable forum for local social enterprises to collaborate, increase awareness of their social purpose and learn more about support and funding that is available locally. Facilitated by the

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Does Macclesfield have Satire?

Canalside’s The Thread 102.8FM is embarking on an ambitious new collaborative comedy project called Britain’s Got Satire, and we’re looking for local writers. So If you think you can write a joke or two, enter the writing competition at www.britainsgotsatire.com for the opportunity to be mentored by, and collaborate with, professional comedians to produce a

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