Letters & Opinion

READER’S LETTER: 20’s Plenty for Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: 20’s Plenty for Cheshire East

Anybody who has tried to cross a road in a town or village will have been faced with drivers that don’t ‘let’ you cross the road.

They speed away giving little acknowledgement to those trying to cross the road in particular the old and vulnerable.

October 18, 2021
Weaver at Church Minshull by Kay Doughty

READER’S LETTER: No action plan on flooding in Church Minshull

I was going to write to Prime Minister Johnson about the report we made on roads and flooding issues in our parish but as he doesn’t know us, that wouldn’t work.

October 18, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Crewe shoppers and visitors “ripped off” by CEC

READER’S LETTER: Crewe shoppers and visitors “ripped off” by CEC

Dear Editor,
Crewe shoppers and visitors are being ripped off by the Labour run Cheshire East Council on car park charges.

Crewe pays the highest parking fees in Cheshire East but in NINE other towns (Sandbach, Alsager, Middlewich, Handforth, Prestbury, Poynton, Bollington, Disley and Holmes Chapel) motorists pay NOTHING to park.

September 26, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Cross-party rejection of Cheshire East car park charging strategy

READER’S LETTER: Cross-party rejection of Cheshire East car park charging strategy

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Conservatives, together with cross-party colleagues, rejected proposals to consult on a standardised system of charging ‘zones’ across all the borough’s car parks.

September 23, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East services “are in stark decline”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East services “are in stark decline”

Dear Editor,
Labour run Cheshire East Council has appointed four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000.

The Borough Council can afford to pay these fat cat salaries….. but day to day services are in a stark decline.

September 18, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Wistaston is becoming accident blackspot

READER’S LETTER: Wistaston is becoming accident blackspot

Dear Editor
I have written to Nantwich News several times in recent years about my genuine fear roads in the village of Wistaston will become an accident blackspot due to the associated rise in traffic of several hundred occupants vehicles, due to two new, large housing estates: Wistaston Brook and Kingfisher Reach.

September 12, 2021
READER’S LETTER: CEC Car Parking Review – will charges go up or down?

READER’S LETTER: CEC Car Parking Review – will charges go up or down?

Dear Editor,
Looking forward to the Highways and Transport Committee meeting due to be held on 21st September I wonder if the already delayed car parking strategy will make it onto the agenda.

If so, I wonder what it will seek to impose on us?

September 8, 2021
READER’S LETTER: “Sign petition and save parish councils from abolition”

READER’S LETTER: “Sign petition and save parish councils from abolition”

Dear Editor,
Minshull Vernon and District Parish Council have put the petition below on the Cheshire East website.

We are urging all residents to sign the petition, to show the Borough Council that they want their overwhelming democratic vote, to save their Parish Council from abolition, to be honoured.

August 28, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Part of West Street wall in Crewe should have been kept

READER’S LETTER: Part of West Street wall in Crewe should have been kept

Dear Editor
In 2015 a London pub was demolished without permission by developers.

The Carlton Cavern was the only building on the street that wasn’t destroyed during the Blitz in World War Two.

August 16, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Stop further consultation on parish abolition

READER’S LETTER: Stop further consultation on parish abolition

Dear Editor,
In the three Parish Polls on the 10/6/21, residents voted by massive majorities against the changes proposed by the Cheshire East Council.

August 6, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Politicians “make life difficult” for elderly

READER’S LETTER: Politicians “make life difficult” for elderly

Dear Editor
Politicians of all colours and the BBC are doing their best to make life difficult for the elderly.

First, the Tories proposed a deeply unpopular ‘Dementia Tax’ in their 2017 Manifesto.

July 27, 2021
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

READER’S LETTER: CEC telecare charges debate “not simple”

Dear Editor,
19th July 2021: “Anger over Cheshire East Consultation to charge over 85’s for alarms” (Belinda Ryan)

I read this article with interest – after all, I was the Cabinet member in 2015 who oversaw the implementation of this policy.

July 20, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Year on and Wistaston Green Road danger not fixed

READER’S LETTER: Year on and Wistaston Green Road danger not fixed

Dear Editor,
I raised my concerns last August and again in January this year relating to the safety of walkers on the busy Wistaston Green Road in Wistaston, due to its degraded road surface and the obstructions and narrowing of the path adjacent to the Bellway ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing development construction site

July 19, 2021