Letters & Opinion

READER’S LETTER: Council “totally out of step” with its residents

READER’S LETTER: Council “totally out of step” with its residents

Dear Editor,
Once again this Cheshire East Council has proved itself to be totally out of step with its residents and visitors alike.

July 2, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Labour-run CEC “even worse than Tories”

READER’S LETTER: Labour-run CEC “even worse than Tories”

Dear Editor
It is hard to believe but the present Labour-run Cheshire East Council is even worse than the previous Tory administration of Cllr Jones.

Let’s look at their record in Crewe, where Labour have a total monopoly of both Town and Borough Councillors.

July 1, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Council Leader’s “brush off” over Bentley not good enough

READER’S LETTER: Council Leader’s “brush off” over Bentley not good enough

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Council’s recent Cabinet meeting was held just a couple of days after the devastating news that Crewe’s major employer, Bentley Motors, was looking to shed up to 1,000 jobs at its flagship Pyms Lane factory.

June 27, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Cheshire & Warrington Mayor idea is “madcap”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire & Warrington Mayor idea is “madcap”

Dear Editor,
The latest madcap idea of this Conservative Government is to have an elected Mayor for Cheshire & Warrington.

This Cheshire East Council is too remote, too big and too distant now.

June 24, 2020
Floods in Nantwich

READER’S LETTER: Councillors’ grave concerns over local flooding probe

Dear Editor,
We are writing in our capacity as Cheshire East Councillors representing Nantwich and Poynton Wards and are writing to express our grave concerns about the long delays in Cheshire East undertaking Flood Investigations in our Wards.

June 20, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Thank You Schools in Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: Thank You Schools in Cheshire East

Dear Editor,
A huge thank you to all of our school teachers, assistants and governors who have worked hard to plan, prepare and organise classrooms, playgrounds and dinner halls into Covid friendly spaces.

June 16, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Parking charges “outrageous act” by Labour council

READER’S LETTER: Parking charges “outrageous act” by Labour council

Dear Editor,
Parking charges across Crewe and Nantwich were suspended from March 27 to support key workers during the lockdown.
They are now being re-instated. This is an outrageous act by the Labour run Borough Council.

June 15, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Remember the visually impaired as shops re-open

READER’S LETTER: Remember the visually impaired as shops re-open

Dear Editor
Across England, non-essential shops are due to reopen on 15 June.

It is expected that, as with shops that have remained open throughout lockdown, visual markers will be used to signify the correct distance from others, one-way systems and designated queuing areas.

June 12, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Support Nantwich businesses during pandemic

READER’S LETTER: Support Nantwich businesses during pandemic

Dear Editor,
I wrote an open letter in mid-March this year to ask people to support businesses in Nantwich during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A few days later the UK was put into lockdown by the government to help control the virus, forcing most businesses to temporarily close.

June 10, 2020
Margaret Simon

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