Category Archives: Business

Cheshire East Council successfully defends employment tribunal

Cheshire East Council has successfully defended its case at an employment tribunal brought by a former member of staff. Kath O’Dwyer, acting chief executive of Cheshire East Council, said: “We welcome the employment tribunal ruling. “Sue Wallace left council employment following the expiry of her fixed-term contract on 31 December 2016. Ms Wallace alleged that…
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Council to reach decision on disposal of public open space

Cheshire East Council is preparing to make its decision on the future of public open space in Knutsford. Should the disposal proceed, it would facilitate access to a potential development site earmarked for housing, subject to planning. The two parcels of land at Longridge are public open space and the council has undertaken a statutory…
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Council appoints Congleton Link Road contractor

Cheshire East Council has appointed civil engineering company Graham Construction to deliver the Congleton Link Road scheme – which could begin construction later this year. The 5.5km (3.5-mile) road will unlock key sites for housing and employment and provide a major economic boost to Congleton, relieving traffic congestion in the town centre and improving east-west…
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Cottons Hotel & Spa named top Luxury Hotel Spa in the UK

Cottons Hotel & Spa in Knutsford has been named top Luxury Hotel Spa in the UK at an awards ceremony in Ireland over the weekend. It was a double celebration for the hotel, as its parent company, Thwaites Hotels, won top luxury spa group in Europe and its sister hotel scooped best Luxury Fitness Spa…
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