Ainsley Arnold was a chief member of the party for 15 years on both Macclesfield Borough Council and Cheshire East Council.But after becoming increasingly unhappy at the party's policies he has quit to join the Conservatives.
Cheshire East council leader Michael Jones defended the council’s plans for the future of dementia care - which include potential closure of Hollins View care home in Macclesfield - at a heated meeting of the council's cabinet
Cheshire East bosses have proposed moving some dementia care services to the private sector. The move could affect council run Hollins View Care Home, on Clarke Terrace, Macclesfield, which currently offers 40 beds as respite.
Hollins View in Macclesfield, which offers 40 beds for dementia sufferers could be closed after a review by Cheshire East Council. The proposals will be debated at a crucial council meeting tomorrow (Thursday).
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