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Car parking charges to be widened to current CEC “free” towns

Car parking charges to be widened to current CEC “free” towns

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Car parking charges look set to be introduced in Middlewich, Sandbach, Alsager and other Cheshire East towns which are free at the moment.

Sunday charging is also on the cards, with Cheshire East planning to introduce a flat £1 rate for stays longer than an hour across all council-owned paying car parks in the borough on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

September 14, 2021
READER’S LETTER: CEC Car Parking Review – will charges go up or down?

READER’S LETTER: CEC Car Parking Review – will charges go up or down?

Dear Editor,
Looking forward to the Highways and Transport Committee meeting due to be held on 21st September I wonder if the already delayed car parking strategy will make it onto the agenda.

If so, I wonder what it will seek to impose on us?

September 8, 2021
Car parking income for CEC drops by £3 million in lockdown

Car parking income for CEC drops by £3 million in lockdown

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Car parking income in Cheshire East was down by more than £3 million last year compared to the previous year because of the pandemic.

Cheshire East suspended parking charges between March 27 and June 15 last year because of Covid-19.

September 5, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Impact of St Anne’s Lane car park closure

READER’S LETTER: Impact of St Anne’s Lane car park closure

Dear Editor

I am writing to you, to express my concerns about the way in which the Council has handled the closure of the unofficial St Anne’s Lane car park (in Nantwich)

February 26, 2021
Councillors urge Nantwich and Crewe residents to engage with car parking consultation

Councillors urge Nantwich and Crewe residents to engage with car parking consultation

Councillors across Crewe and Nantwich today urged residents to take part in a Cheshire East Council public consultation on plans to revamp car parking provision and parking charges.

Authority chiefs say results will influence plans on changes to parking provision and charges as well as “inform the future direction of how to improve transport, walking and cycling in our towns”.

November 23, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Four free parking days by CEC just “a sop” to critics

READER’S LETTER: Four free parking days by CEC just “a sop” to critics

Dear Editor,
Labour-run Cheshire East Council are going to allow just four free days of parking in Crewe and Nantwich a year.

This is just a sop to the mountain of criticism the Labour Council has received from ‘Putting Crewe First’ and many others, for re-introducing car park charges after the lockdown.

July 27, 2020
Cheshire East Council offers 4 days of free car parking in Nantwich

Cheshire East Council offers 4 days of free car parking in Nantwich

Cheshire East Council has offered Nantwich residents and visitors four days of free car parking later this year.

However, the offer is unlikely to appease many who are angry at parking charges being re-introduced by the authority after suspension of charges during lockdown.

July 24, 2020
Taxpayers fork out more than £360 for Cheshire East Council leader to park her car

Taxpayers fork out more than £360 for Cheshire East Council leader to park her car

Cheshire East residents who face higher car parking fees have forked out more than £360 for the Council Leader to park her car in the past three years.

The figures – obtained through Freedom of Information – are revealed on the day Leader Cllr Rachel Bailey and her Conservative colleagues voted to increase car parking charges across the borough.

February 21, 2019
Almost 300 respond to Cheshire East Council car parking fee rise proposals

Almost 300 respond to Cheshire East Council car parking fee rise proposals

Almost 300 responses were made to Cheshire East Council’s public consultation over plans to increase car parking charges in the borough.

Under the plans, hourly parking rates could be increased by 10p on council-owned car parks, and residential parking permits will also go up.

January 9, 2019
Town councillors to fight car park charge rises in Nantwich

Town councillors to fight car park charge rises in Nantwich

Nantwich Town councillors have vowed to fight Cheshire East Council’s plans to increase car park charges in the town.

They say that Nantwich – and neighbouring Crewe – are being treated unfairly with some of the highest parking charges in the borough.

December 8, 2018
Nantwich Independent hits back at riverside car park plan

Nantwich Independent hits back at riverside car park plan

An Independent councillor in Nantwich has hit back at initial plans to build a car park on green space near the River Weaver.

Conservative councillors David Marren and Peter Groves say the site, behind Nantwich Pool off Wall Lane, is viable despite flood fears.

April 3, 2015
Nantwich Pool users worse off over parking fee anomaly

Nantwich Pool users worse off over parking fee anomaly

Nantwich Pool users are worse off than swimmers across Cheshire East – because of a car parking anomaly.

Now a town councillor is pushing for Cheshire East Council and leisure bosses to redress the balance.

April 1, 2015
Nantwich retail boss welcomes car parking review for town

Nantwich retail boss welcomes car parking review for town

Retail bosses in Nantwich have welcomed plans to review the town’s car parking charges.

Cheshire East Council announced a major review across the borough would take place in the key towns, including Nantwich.

September 11, 2014