Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East"

READER’S LETTER: 20’s Plenty for Cheshire East

READER’S LETTER: 20’s Plenty for Cheshire East

Anybody who has tried to cross a road in a town or village will have been faced with drivers that don’t ‘let’ you cross the road.

They speed away giving little acknowledgement to those trying to cross the road in particular the old and vulnerable.

October 18, 2021
MP Kieran Mullan slams Cheshire East on progress over parking fees

MP Kieran Mullan slams Cheshire East on progress over parking fees

Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan has hit out at the lack of progress on making car parking charges across Cheshire East fairer.

Users of car parks in Nantwich and Crewe are currently charged for car parking, and face some of the highest charges in the borough.

October 15, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East services “are in stark decline”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire East services “are in stark decline”

Dear Editor,
Labour run Cheshire East Council has appointed four senior roles with combined pay of almost £500,000.

The Borough Council can afford to pay these fat cat salaries….. but day to day services are in a stark decline.

September 18, 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
Tour of Britain race heads for Cheshire East on September 9

Tour of Britain race heads for Cheshire East on September 9

The Tour of Britain returns to Cheshire East on Thursday September 9 for Stage Five of the annual cycle race.

It is the first time the race has come through Cheshire East since 2016 when the borough hosted the whole stage from start to finish.

September 1, 2021
More than 2,000 children enjoy free holiday activities in Cheshire East

More than 2,000 children enjoy free holiday activities in Cheshire East

More than 2,000 children and young people across Cheshire East have participated in hundreds of free summer holiday activities.

Activities were funded by the government’s Holiday Activity Programme, coordinated by Cheshire East Council.

August 28, 2021
Planned Royal Arcade changes in Crewe out to public consultation

Planned Royal Arcade changes in Crewe out to public consultation

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Residents have until September 10 to register views on changes made to the Royal Arcade development in Crewe.

And among the changes are the addition of two large panels of green wall of the car park facing Delamere Street.

August 26, 2021
Cheshire East “extensive gaps” in electric vehicle charging points

Cheshire East “extensive gaps” in electric vehicle charging points

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Councillors have backed calls for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points across Cheshire East as a report shows there are “extensive gaps”.

They say installing more charging points in car parks would encourage people to buy electric vehicles, improve the environment and could be a money spinner for the council.

July 21, 2021
READER’S LETTER: “Black Hole which is Cheshire East has just got Bigger!”

READER’S LETTER: “Black Hole which is Cheshire East has just got Bigger!”

Dear Editor,

The Labour-Independent administration following their leader Sam Corcoran’s example have relinquished power to the Chief Executive and her officers for the next month.

During this time officers can spend resident’s and taxpayers’ money without oversight by elected members.

May 16, 2021
Cheshire East Census response rate higher than national average

Cheshire East Census response rate higher than national average

Cheshire East Council has praised residents for an “outstanding response” to this year’s Census held on March 21.

Despite the global pandemic, the response rate in Cheshire East has exceeded the national average, the authority has said.

May 5, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Bid to cut meetings over children and young people foiled

READER’S LETTER: Bid to cut meetings over children and young people foiled

Dear Editor,

All Councillors have a responsibility of being a “Corporate Parent” to vulnerable Children and Young People.

An important facet of this work falls to members of the Corporate Parenting Committee.

April 11, 2021
FEATURE: Storm brewing over Cheshire East boundary changes

FEATURE: Storm brewing over Cheshire East boundary changes

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A storm is brewing with Cheshire East’s political world — but it will not make land until 2022 at the earliest.

Parish councils can conjure up images of sleepy English villages and steam locomotives pulling in to a quaint station, but any proposed changes to boundaries and names often lead to an impassioned debate over what you call where you live.

April 9, 2021
Free parking plan for Cheshire East towns not ruled out by leaders

Free parking plan for Cheshire East towns not ruled out by leaders

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A bid to bring free parking to car parks in Nantwich and across Cheshire East as lockdown eases has not been ruled out by council leaders.

Nantwich South and Stapeley Cllr Peter Groves asked a Cabinet meeting today (March 9) if CEC would bring in free parking in May, June, and July to boost the borough’s town centres.

March 9, 2021