Letters & Opinion

READER’S LETTER: Government “waging war” against British people

READER’S LETTER: Government “waging war” against British people

Dear Editor,
I read our MP’s justification for voting down the extension of meal vouchers during the half term holiday with interest.

October 27, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Clarity on over 75s TV licence fee concessions

READER’S LETTER: Clarity on over 75s TV licence fee concessions

Dear Editor,
I am writing in response to a letter (dated 18/10/20) ‘What’s happening with TV licences for over 75s?’

For clarification, the new scheme covering the over 75s licence fee concession came into effect from 1 August this year, not October as the letter suggests.

October 19, 2020
READER’S LETTER: What’s happening with TV licences for over 75s?

READER’S LETTER: What’s happening with TV licences for over 75s?

Dear Editor,
I just have to ask if anyone over 75 who now has had to buy a TV licence like me feels conned.

It’s very nice of them to say you can pay monthly if you would like to add £30 to it.

October 18, 2020
READER’S LETTER: It’s to end the lockdowns, Boris

READER’S LETTER: It’s to end the lockdowns, Boris

Dear Editor,

It is time to end the lockdowns.

Anyone who wishes to isolate, whether because they are vulnerable or for other reasons, should be supported in doing so safely.

October 15, 2020
READER’S LETTER: RNIB launches emergency mental health sessions

READER’S LETTER: RNIB launches emergency mental health sessions

Dear Editor,
2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, and that is bound to have an impact on people’s mental health.

October 6, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Cheshire Regiment “worthy cause” to donate to

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire Regiment “worthy cause” to donate to

Dear Editor,
I saw on the national news that members of the Cheshire Regiment want to raise funds to put up a
memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.

September 28, 2020
READER’S LETTER: “Dump the EU Withdrawal Treaty, Boris”

READER’S LETTER: “Dump the EU Withdrawal Treaty, Boris”

Dear Editor,
Boris is being criticised for threatening to ditch part of the Withdrawal Treaty with the EU.

My only criticism is that he is not planning to bin the entire Withdrawal Treaty and not going for ‘NoDeal’
with the EU.

September 23, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Local councils should object to A&E walk-ins ban

READER’S LETTER: Local councils should object to A&E walk-ins ban

Dear Editor,
On behalf of ‘Putting CreweFirst’ I have been campaigning for several weeks to retain walk-ins to Leighton Hospital.
Of those local people who use the A&E, around 65% are walk-ins.

September 17, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Sign petition to ban lower standard animal imports

READER’S LETTER: Sign petition to ban lower standard animal imports

Dear Editor,

As politicians return to parliament after their Summer break, they are faced with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect the UK’s farm animal welfare standards.

September 13, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Why RNIB is supporting “Remember a Charity Week”

READER’S LETTER: Why RNIB is supporting “Remember a Charity Week”

Dear Editor,
Gifts in Wills have always been important to charities but never more so than this year.

During Covid-19, blind and partially sighted people have struggled to access essentials like food and medicine.

September 11, 2020
Bellway Kingfisher Reach housing developing in Wistaston

READER’S LETTER: CEC Coalition “talk the talk” over local planning

Dear Editor,
As a member of Cheshire East’s Local Plan Panel and planning committees for some years, I write regarding letters in the press about housing and the Cheshire East Local Plan.

September 9, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Common sense prevails over parking U-turn

READER’S LETTER: Common sense prevails over parking U-turn

Dear Editor
Thank goodness Cheshire East Council, currently led by Cllr Sam Corcoran and his Labour/Independent Administration, has had a rethink!

September 2, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Where Oh Where is the Cheshire East Local Plan?

READER’S LETTER: Where Oh Where is the Cheshire East Local Plan?

Dear Editor,
It is now a year since this Labour/Independent administration of Cheshire East conducted their own next phase of the Local Plan consultation.

The completed consultation of 2018 was abandoned under a headline of “a reduction in allocated housing sites”.

September 1, 2020