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Hope for fairer parking charges under new Cheshire East budget

Hope for fairer parking charges under new Cheshire East budget

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors are hoping fairer parking charges will be rolled out across Cheshire East after approving the council’s new budget for 2020-21.

The budget includes plans for a fresh parking strategy that is expected to see CEC rake in an extra £1.5 million by the end of 2021-22.

February 21, 2020
Council accused of “blank cheque” to raise parking charges in Nantwich

Council accused of “blank cheque” to raise parking charges in Nantwich

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East Council executive has denied claims next year’s budget is a ‘blank cheque’ for raising car parking charges across Cheshire East.

Draft budget plans for 2020-21 that went out to public consultation said Cheshire East Council hopes to rake in up to £4.5 million by the end of 2023-24 after a review on car parking.

January 13, 2020
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
Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Cheshire East Council considers parking charge fee rise

Motorists in Nantwich and Crewe could face higher car park fees from March under Cheshire East Council plans.

Charges could rise by 10p on all council-owned car parks across each tariff, and resident parking permits could also go up.

November 27, 2018
Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

By Lewis Warner
Ex-Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of a further seven charges of sex offences against boys.

The 64-year-old, who also worked for a short time at Stoke City, was convicted of more charges at Liverpool Crown Court today (February 15).

February 15, 2018
Car park charging review as Nantwich Pool users set to lose ticket refunds

Car park charging review as Nantwich Pool users set to lose ticket refunds

Council chiefs have promised an overhaul of the borough’s car park charging policy which currently sees Nantwich shoppers pay some of the highest fees.

The pledge emerged today when council chiefs unveiled Cheshire East’s pre-budget consultation report for 2018-21.

November 13, 2017
Nantwich councillors to lobby Cheshire East for ‘free parking’

Nantwich councillors to lobby Cheshire East for ‘free parking’

Nantwich Town councillors are to pressure Cheshire East to extend ‘free parking’ periods in the town centre.

The calls come as figures showed Cheshire East cashed in £684,000 from Nantwich car parks in 2015-16.

October 13, 2016
Four South Cheshire people face drugs charges after police raids

Four South Cheshire people face drugs charges after police raids

Four people from South Cheshire are among six who have been charged with drugs offences following a series of police raids.

A total of eight warrants were conducted at addresses in Crewe and Garston, Merseyside, on Tuesday (December 15).

December 16, 2015
Free parking in Nantwich for Christmas weekend shoppers

Free parking in Nantwich for Christmas weekend shoppers

Parking charges on council-run car parks in Nantwich will be scrapped on three Saturdays before Christmas.

The move is designed to boost trade in Nantwich during the peak festive shopping period.

November 12, 2014
Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Parking charges in Nantwich are to come under scrutiny at Cheshire East Council today (December 14). It follows complaints by angry councillors over a decision by council officers to hike up charges without councillors knowing.

December 14, 2011