Political activist Owen Jones joins top BBC journalist Nick Robinson ‘In Conversation’ at the Barnaby Festival on Saturday 18 June.
Communities across Cheshire East are encouraged to apply for grants to hold celebratory street parties to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday. The Council is providing grants of up to £100 to help residents to celebrate the occasion and join in the nationwide programme of festivities. A budget of £18,000 has been set aside to support
The Make it Macclesfield Board have signed off and released the minutes of the board meeting which took place on March 7th. You can download the document HERE.
Cheshire East Council unveiled its Municipal Parks Strategy at a Cabinet meeting in Sandbach yesterday. The strategy – which sets out plans for activities up to 2030 – focusses on the future management and development of the Borough’s municipal parks and explains how partnership working will be integral to this process. The objectives of the
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
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
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
Runners taking part in the Manchester Marathon this weekend (April 10) will be some of the first in the UK to try out a new virtual reality tour of one of Cancer Research UK’s laboratories – as part of a new initiative by the charity aimed at taking research into the community. In a sector
Cheshire East Council is to create a new flagship company to promote eco-efficient district heating networks in the Borough. The Council is to team up with ENGIE, a global player in the development of renewable energy generation including geothermal. The new company will be called Cheshire Energy Networks Ltd. When fully developed, district heating networks
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