Letters & Opinion

Erika Wenzel with the Mayor and her Consort

READER’S LETTER: Leader of Cheshire East Council is “rattled”

Dear Editor

At last Tuesday’s virtual Cheshire East Council’s Cabinet meeting, I was outraged to have to listen to the Labour Leader of the Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, launch into a tirade blaming the previous Conservative administration for the Well Managed Highways Infrastructure Policy which his own Cabinet team had only recently unanimously voted through

May 14, 2020
EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

Dear Reader,

It has been more than six weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures and still there has been no package of support for your community news site.

May 12, 2020
READER’S LETTER: This CEC Council Leader is “out of tune”

READER’S LETTER: This CEC Council Leader is “out of tune”

Dear Editor,
Did my ears deceive me or did Cllr Sam Corcoran, Leader of Cheshire East Council, inform his Cabinet (on Tues May 5) and his residents how marvellous it is to ride his bike on empty roads in lovely clean air?

May 7, 2020
LETTER: A Dabber Debate – what’s your preferred derivation?

LETTER: A Dabber Debate – what’s your preferred derivation?

Dear Editor
A person born in Nantwich is called a DABBER.
“You can always tell a Dabber, but you can’t tell them much?”
But which of the following below is your readership’s preferred derivation?

May 3, 2020
LETTER: Top 10% Cheshire East claim on grants payments “not the case”

LETTER: Top 10% Cheshire East claim on grants payments “not the case”

Dear Editor,
In response to Cllr Sam Corcoran’s claim that Cheshire East is in the top 10% of the 314 English Councils for payments of grants made to small businesses*, I feel that it is my duty to point out that this is not the case, at least not in any meaningful sense.

April 30, 2020
LETTER: “Disgusted” with number of people ignoring lockdown

LETTER: “Disgusted” with number of people ignoring lockdown

Dear Editor
I am disgusted with the general public in Nantwich and surrounding areas.
I live on a main road in Nantwich and I have stood in my window and watched the amount of cars and pedestrians going past each day.

April 29, 2020
LETTER: Great to view Captain Tom painting in Nantwich Bookshop

LETTER: Great to view Captain Tom painting in Nantwich Bookshop

Dear Editor
I saw the fabulous ‘Captain Tom’ painting on slate by talented artist Tony Denton on display at Nantwich town square by the War Memorial for the first-time today.
The painting was reinstated to its original location following pressure from your readership.

April 28, 2020
MESSAGE: From Nantwich Town Mayor Councillor Arthur Moran

MESSAGE: From Nantwich Town Mayor Councillor Arthur Moran

As we enter this period of unprecedented limitations on our working and personal lives I felt as the Mayor of Nantwich I should address residents.

Not usually a person who would stay at home, I have been following Government advice and believe we should all be adhering.

April 3, 2020
LETTERS: Plea to community by St Luke’s Hospice during COVID-19 crisis

LETTERS: Plea to community by St Luke’s Hospice during COVID-19 crisis

Dear Editor
In these most difficult of days I wanted to write openly to thank you, our community, for your continued support of our Hospice.

St Luke’s means so much, to so many people in our community, and we have never taken this for granted.

April 1, 2020
FEATURE: Will the Coronavirus crisis cost Crewe Alexandra promotion?

FEATURE: Will the Coronavirus crisis cost Crewe Alexandra promotion?

With football taking an enforced hiatus, the promotion hopes of South Cheshire’s League Two club Crewe Alexandra have been plunged into doubt.

March 26, 2020
LETTER: Threat to local publishers during Public Health crisis, says ICNN

LETTER: Threat to local publishers during Public Health crisis, says ICNN

Dear Editor,
As you can imagine these are very worrying times for our members.
As an organisation, we are now extremely concerned.
This is a time when our members are crucial in ensuring public information reaches communities across the UK to inform and advise about public health.

March 25, 2020
Readers’ Letters: Back Nantwich businesses during Covid-19 crisis

Readers’ Letters: Back Nantwich businesses during Covid-19 crisis

Dear Editor,
During this current difficult and uncertain time please continue to support local businesses in our beautiful town.

March 15, 2020
Readers’ Letters: Shop second hand to help planet, pleads RSPCA

Readers’ Letters: Shop second hand to help planet, pleads RSPCA

Dear editor,

We all know by now that fast fashion is bad for the environment as well as our wallets so the RSPCA is encouraging people to shop second hand to save the planet, help us rescue more animals and save some pennies this January.

January 14, 2020