Letters & Opinion

READER’S LETTER: “Cruel” to make elderly and disabled queue outside buildings

READER’S LETTER: “Cruel” to make elderly and disabled queue outside buildings

Dear Editor,
As you walk around you see the sad sight of the elderly, disabled and infirm being forced to queue outside, in the cold and the wet, for long periods.

What are they are queuing for?

December 15, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Help Macmillan Cancer’s #ReachOut Christmas campaign

READER’S LETTER: Help Macmillan Cancer’s #ReachOut Christmas campaign

Dear Editor,

Christmas is a time for making people feel special, to #ReachOut to those you know and those you don’t and to those who are especially vulnerable living with cancer.

December 9, 2020
READER’S LETTER: The stifling of unwanted questions continues at CEC

READER’S LETTER: The stifling of unwanted questions continues at CEC

Dear Editor,

Further to the work done by the Conservative administration and the creation of the Brighter Futures programme led by Cllr Liz Wardlaw, I was shocked as a Member of CE Council to witness the unwarranted attack on Councillor Liz Wardlaw.

December 5, 2020
READER’S LETTER: What is happening to our waste?

READER’S LETTER: What is happening to our waste?

Dear Editor,

How many of us are putting our food waste into the green waste bins?

How much of our food waste is making its way to the new composter facility at Leighton?

December 5, 2020
READER’S LETTER: A&E change could lead to loss of life

READER’S LETTER: A&E change could lead to loss of life

Dear Editor,
From December 1st local people will not be able to walk into the A&E at Leighton Hospital.

We have had this right for 72 years, since the NHS was established and now it is being taken away.

December 2, 2020
READER’S LETTER: CEC Leader passing on “hot potato” of committee system

READER’S LETTER: CEC Leader passing on “hot potato” of committee system

Dear Editor, As we prepare ourselves for the ill-considered cutting of winter gritting routes, the closure of household recycling centres, and the emotional, practical and financial-fall out from a world-wide pandemic, the leader of Cheshire East Council fiddles as Rome burns. In an extraordinary statement, Cllr Corcoran (Labour) washed his hands of the debate on governance changes at Cheshire East[Read More…]

November 28, 2020
READER’S LETTER: My aims as CEC Cycling and Walking Champion

READER’S LETTER: My aims as CEC Cycling and Walking Champion

Dear Editor,
One of my aims as a Cheshire East Councillor is to improve the safety of our roads.

Anybody in Cheshire East who has crossed roads and roundabout junctions will have either been tooted off the road, or not been ‘allowed’ to cross.

November 22, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea for support from British Heart Foundation

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

Dear Editor,
The UK’s leading heart charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) needs the support of the local community now more than ever.

Following the Government’s announcement of a second lockdown, we were forced to close our shops in the North West until Thursday December 3.

November 19, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Support Age UK’s eBay shop in lockdown

READER’S LETTER: Support Age UK’s eBay shop in lockdown

Dear Editor,
With another national lockdown in place, Age UK has sadly had to close the doors of its 250 charity shops across the country for a second time.

But some good news is there’s still a way for locals in the North West to bag themselves a bargain and support older people most in need whilst their nearest Age UK shop is closed.

November 17, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Crewe town centre “allowed to deteriorate”

READER’S LETTER: Crewe town centre “allowed to deteriorate”

Dear Editor,
The demolition of Crewe’s vacant Royal Arcade shopping centre has begun.

‘Putting Crewe First’ says that the site should be used as a convenient town centre car park, until it is needed for redevelopment, to encourage shoppers back into the town, after the four week lockdown closure of all non-food shops.

November 12, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Plea to readers to support Nantwich businesses

READER’S LETTER: Plea to readers to support Nantwich businesses

Dear Editor
Wherever possible I implore your readership to please continue to support small businesses during England’s second national lockdown.

This may be via click & collect or delivery, takeaway services, buying gift cards, online classes, virtual markets, and shopping online.

November 10, 2020
READER’S LETTER: RNIB Christmas treat for children with vision impairment

READER’S LETTER: RNIB Christmas treat for children with vision impairment

Dear Editor,
With the festive season almost upon us, I’m writing to let your readers know that Santa and his elves are getting ready to give children with vision impairment a Christmas treat in the run up to the big day.

November 8, 2020
Cheshire Chief Constable Darren Martland

READER’S LETTER: From five Chief Constables of North West

Dear Editor,
As the Police Chiefs responsible for the North West we have seen first-hand the misery the pandemic has caused, but we have also seen great support from the majority of our communities.

November 7, 2020