Cheshire East unveils pre-budget report

Cheshire East Council has published a budget report which sets out how it could target resources more effectively and save money over the next three years.The local authority wants feedback from Cheshire East businesses on the Pre-Budget Consultation 2018-21 which includes proposals to increase council tax by almost 5%.Residents, councillors, ... Read More...

Firms urged to help ease transport issues around Crewe Business Park

Firms around Crewe Business Park are being urged to help provide solutions to longstanding parking and transport issues.Cheshire East Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company says it is “determined” to help ease the problems affecting Electra Way and surrounding areas.The company held a workshop earlier this year to explore options ... Read More...

Council could dispose of land to make way for Congleton town centre transformation

Regeneration proposals for Congleton town centre are expected to “attract new retailers and brands, leading to an increase in footfall”.Cheshire East Council has announced plans to dispose of land in the area to make way for Scarborough Development Group’s transformation.If progressed, the scheme would revive a dormant plan to redevelop ... Read More...

Macclesfield businesses to feature in Chinese documentary on town’s silk trade

A series of short documentaries focusing on Macclesfield’s historic silk trade will be transmitted to an audience of one billion in China.The films, also exploring the Cheshire town’s silk links with the Asian nation, feature schools, businesses and public sector representatives from the area.A film crew from CCTV (China Central ... Read More...