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  • Town council working group aims to reduce air traffic noise over Knutsford

    A new working group formed by the town council aims to work with Manchester Airport to reduce noise over Knutsford after changes to air traffic control regulation. Both runways are likely to be used more frequently, and...

    • Posted November 22, 2017
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  • Cheshire East council look to save £20m with care home and library closures

    Cheshire East Council’s budget plan for 2018/21 shows five libraries and two care centres have been marked for closure to save £20m. The plans would also see council tax raised by almost 5% from April 2018. Councillor...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Bus drivers in Cheshire East continue to strike

    Bus drivers continued to strike today with industrial action planned to continue in the run up to Christmas following pay disputes. Arriva drivers took part in the 24 hour strike with Cheshire and other parts of the...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • New name for Cheshire business

    Crewe based Salary Exchange, a leading employee benefits provider, is renaming their company following business growth and additional services now offered. Going forward the business will be known as ‘Caboodle’.   The company recently won ‘Cheshire Business...

    • Posted November 19, 2017
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  • Cheshire East’s HS2 Masterplan due to be unveiled later this month

    Cheshire East Council’s draft Crewe HS2 plan will be going out to consultation later this month. The plan with outine how the town can maximise the impact of the HS2 hub station by building additional commercial space...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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  • Millennium Bursary available for Knutsford students

    The annual Millennium Bursary is now open for applications from students who are currently studying in their second year of Higher education. Applications are being accepted online at knutsfordtowncouncil.gov.uk with a deadline of Friday December 15. Launched...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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  • Provisional £6k for Manor Park School Association

    Knutsford Town Council have provisionally offered a grant of £6,000 to install a new multi-use games area at Manor Park School following approval for the next financial years budget. Estimated to cost around £34k in total the...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Only 17% of Cheshire’s speed cameras are switched on

    Only 17% of fixed speed cameras on Cheshire roads are switched on according to Cheshire Police. Highlighted by a Freedom of Information response obtained by the Press Association (PA) which revealed only around half of speed camera...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Independent review into ‘perception of bullying’ at Cheshire East

    An independent review of Cheshire East’s culture is getting underway to focus on an ongoing perception of bullying and harassment. The review is being conducted by the Local Government Association (LGA), consisting of one to one interviews...

    • Posted November 13, 2017
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  • Tickets now on sale for CarFest North

    CarFest North is back in Cheshire next summer, with tickets now on sale, to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need Appeal. Launched by Chris Evans, the festival returns to the Bolesworth Estate from July 27...

    • Posted November 12, 2017
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