Bin Operator to Hand Back Contract

LOSS MAKING KIER RECYCLING CONTRACT TO BE HANDED BACK TO COUNCIL AT UNKNOWN COST Outsourcing company, Kier has decided to end its involvement in waste collection services. Their current contract for handling Chester bin and recycling collections will end on 31st March 2020.  Cheshire West and

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Stagecoach Robbery

Shortly before Christmas Hoole and Newton campaigner Mark Williams was contacted by a Kingsway resident who is concerned about the ever increasing bus prices from Kingsway. Mark was disturbed to find that a Stagecoach day rider is £3.60, or single £2.30, for jobseeker £1.15 from Kingsway to

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BREXIT’S IMPACT ON OUR HIGH STREET

Across Cheshire West & Chester, business are finding it harder to invest, recruit and cover costs because of continued uncertainty over Brexit. In a survey commissioned by CWAC, 30% of businesses expect things to get worse while only 15% expect better. In Hoole, hard working independent

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Bring back Skip Days to Hoole & Newton

Time and time again on the doors step we keep getting asked what happened to the skip days. Hoole and Newton used to have days where the council provided skips free for public use, when Bob Thompson and David Hull were the councillors for Hoole and Newton. The Liberal Democrats are making a

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Retraction & Apology to the race course

We would like to unreservedly apologise to the race course for our recent article in the Hoole Focus claiming that they had paid no rent. We retract that article in full. We were led into a misunderstanding by a recent FOI request regarding what agreements are in place between the race course

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