Category Archives: Business

Business Champion appointed to aid Cheshire East economic recovery

Councillor Sam Corcoran, leader of Cheshire East Council has announced that Councillor Sarah Pochin, Bunbury ward, has been appointed as the council’s business champion, to support economic recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The newly created role is set to support businesses on our high streets, engaging with SMEs, larger organisations and those…
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Council introduces ‘streamlined’ process for al fresco dining

Cheshire East Council is launching a new streamlined application process today, supporting businesses to introduce al fresco facilities. This supports the council’s overall approach in supporting our high streets, town centres and the hospitality sector as part of our economic recovery plan arising from the pandemic. The application process is straightforward and subject to a…
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Cheshire East boosts towns with four free days of parking

Cheshire East Council is to provide our communities with four free days of parking. The move aims to support the borough’s towns and have the flexibility to support special events and busy periods, such as festivals and the run-up to Christmas. Councillor Laura Crane, Cheshire East Council cabinet member for highways and waste, said: “This…
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Covid-19 – Council expresses new concerns over funding and government support

Cheshire East Council has welcomed the latest round of Covid-19 funding from central government but has warned again that the funding is not sufficient to cover the forecast impacts. The government recently announced the allocation of a further £500m emergency funding for councils across England. Cheshire East Council’s allocation is £2.7 million, bringing the total…
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