Letters & Opinion

Cllr Craig Browne

READER’S LETTER: CEC receives £1.26m…but must submit successful business case

Dear Editor,

At the Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny meeting on Monday 18th January 2021, I raised the point that Cllr Craig Browne mentioned at Cabinet last week that “The Transport Ministry has confirmed that CEC’s expression of interest to the (government) rural mobility fund has been successful”.

January 21, 2021
READER’S LETTER: RNIB offers free mental health sessions

READER’S LETTER: RNIB offers free mental health sessions

Dear Editor,
2020 was a difficult year for everyone.

Though there is hope on the horizon, starting 2021 in lockdown is not how most people wanted to ring in the New Year.

January 21, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Appeal to help Macmillan Cancer Support in 2021

READER’S LETTER: Appeal to help Macmillan Cancer Support in 2021

Dear Editor,

I am writing to ask your readers to consider doing something brilliant in 2021 and raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in the North West.

2020 was a difficult year for us all.

January 16, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Why is Nantwich Town Council precept so high?

READER’S LETTER: Why is Nantwich Town Council precept so high?

Dear Editor,

Nantwich has the highest parish precept in Cheshire East = £122.66 for a Band D household.

This is going up by 42.5% for 2021/2022 = £52.13 = £174.79.

January 11, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Profits of supermarkets should be reflected in workers’ pay

READER’S LETTER: Profits of supermarkets should be reflected in workers’ pay

Dear Editor,
Last year was turbulent for most of us, but a lucrative one for supermarkets.

Sainsbury’s has already reported a 9.3 per cent rise in sales over Christmas and Morrisons is not far behind with an 8.5 per cent increase in what is expected to be a bumper trading period for supermarkets.

January 8, 2021
READER’S LETTER: No real improvement over Wistaston road safety concerns

READER’S LETTER: No real improvement over Wistaston road safety concerns

Dear Editor,
Last August, I wrote a letter (Wistaston resident fearful of perilous path) to Nantwich News raising my concerns for 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.

January 7, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Vaccinating school staff should be CEC priority

READER’S LETTER: Vaccinating school staff should be CEC priority

Dear Editor,
Sadly, we are in lock down again.

This is a worry to all of us, but it is extremely stressful to those parents with school age children and all those who work so hard to educate and support them in our schools.

January 6, 2021
READER’S LETTER: PCR Covid test is “totally useless”

READER’S LETTER: PCR Covid test is “totally useless”

Dear Editor,
The PCR Covid test is totally useless.

It throws up an amazing 93% FALSE positive rate. This means that 93% of the Covid deaths are not Covid deaths at all.

December 30, 2020
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

READER’S LETTER: 2020 has taught us “valuable lessons”

Dear Editor,

As we reflect on 2020, we’ll all be glad to see the back of a year dominated by Covid restrictions, masks and being unable to shake hands, sit next to each other, or to simply hug those we love and care about.

December 27, 2020
READER’S LETTER: “20’s Plenty” Motion is great day for Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: “20’s Plenty” Motion is great day for Cheshire East

Dear Editor,
It was a wonderful feeling being part of the Cheshire East Labour/Independent administration on Wednesday 16th December after voting in favour of a 20’s Plenty in 2020 motion to reduce speed limits on Cheshire East roads where people live and work, on housing developments, town and village centres.

December 22, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Vaccine will NOT be a magic bullet on Covid cases

READER’S LETTER: Vaccine will NOT be a magic bullet on Covid cases

Dear Editor,

The Crewe Labour Party have criticised some of my tweets in my tremendously popular twitter account @CllrBSilvester, which has an amazing 55,000 followers.

December 21, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

Dear Editor
For many people Christmas is usually a time for catching up with friends, raising a glass and embracing loved ones.

But this Christmas will look very different for most families across the UK, including those sadly affected by heart and circulatory diseases.

December 18, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea from Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority

READER’S LETTER: Plea from Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority

Dear Prime Minister,

I write to you following the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement in the Spending Review regarding a pay freeze for public sector workers outside of the NHS.

December 17, 2020