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READER’S LETTER: 8-month gap since full CEC meeting is “outrage”

READER’S LETTER: 8-month gap since full CEC meeting is “outrage”

Dear Editor,
The full Cheshire East Council last met on the 20th of February. It has not met since.

And it is not going to meet until the 21st of October – a huge gap of EIGHT MONTHS or two thirds of the year.

August 5, 2020
Shoppers in Nantwich town centre

Council to explore “Nantwich Buddies” town centre scheme

Town councillors are to consider launching a “Nantwich Buddies” scheme to help visitors and shoppers in the town centre.

The idea, based on existing schemes in nearby Chester and other towns, would see volunteers in high-vis jackets around the town acting as helpers and advisors.

July 22, 2020
Councillors desperate to improve public toilets shortage in Nantwich

Councillors desperate to improve public toilets shortage in Nantwich

Town councillors in Nantwich are desperate to boost the number of public toilets in the town – to prevent visitors and shoppers getting caught short.

The number of public toilets has dwindled over the past few years, and the only one remaining is by the indoor market hall.

July 20, 2020
Nantwich store offers to pay customer parking amid Cheshire East “shambles”

Nantwich store offers to pay customer parking amid Cheshire East “shambles”

A Nantwich store has offered to pay its customers’ parking fees as Cheshire East Council’s move to bring back charges was labelled a “shambles”.

Jepsons on Hospital Street is among many local stores frustrated at stories heard from shoppers struggling to use parking apps or contactless on the town’s council-run car parks.

June 30, 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
Nantwich councillors “not consulted” over parking charge reintroduction

Nantwich councillors “not consulted” over parking charge reintroduction

Nantwich councillors today revealed they were “not even consulted” by Cheshire East Council over a move to bring back parking charges from June 15.

The four Cheshire East councillors representing Nantwich wrote a “strongly worded” joint letter to the authority asking for an explanation.

June 11, 2020
Petition launched to support Nantwich market traders facing 10% rent rise

Petition launched to support Nantwich market traders facing 10% rent rise

A petition has been launched to oppose plans to rise rents for Nantwich market traders by up to 10%.

Crewe & Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan and Nantwich councillors have joined forces with Nantwich Market traders to launch the petition.

March 11, 2020
Councillors demand action on blocked gullies amid flood problems

Councillors demand action on blocked gullies amid flood problems

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors in Cheshire East are again calling for action to clear blocked gullies – claiming their regular reports of problems are falling on deaf ears.

Cheshire East Council has stepped up efforts to clear gullies following the major flooding which first hit the borough last summer – with an extra two gully emptying machines being used.

January 26, 2020
Nantwich Town Council seek public views on Civic Hall plans

Nantwich Town Council seek public views on Civic Hall plans

Town councillors are seeking views of Nantwich residents over its plans for a £200,000 extension of the Civic Hall.

The proposals, as revealed by Nantwich News earlier this month, include extending the rear of the hall.

January 21, 2020
Vision for Nantwich scheme to transform gasworks site given go ahead

Vision for Nantwich scheme to transform gasworks site given go ahead

By Stephen Topping, local democracry reporter
A long-awaited development that will transform a busy part of Nantwich has been given the green light from councillors – despite some concerns over flood risk.

At Wednesday’s meeting, Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee voted to approve plans for 31 apartments plus a hotel, restaurants and shops at the former gasworks off Welsh Row.

November 28, 2019
Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A cross-party group of eight councillors will consider whether the Cheshire East mayoralty should continue.

Cheshire East Council’s constitution committee has agreed to set up a working group with eight councillors to consider the issue.

November 25, 2019
Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

Councillors call for action to improve Cheshire East bus services

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors are calling for Cheshire East’s bus service to be improved – less than two years after council chiefs swung the axe on some subsidised routes.

Cheshire East Council stopped funding evening subsidised bus services and some weekend services from April 2018 in a move that saved the authority £1 million.

November 13, 2019
Councillors back Plastic Free Nantwich motion

Councillors back Plastic Free Nantwich motion

Town councillors in Nantwich have backed a motion to support campaigners in reducing single use plastic.

Plastic Free Nantwich is part of the national movement Plastic Free Communities and was set up by Emilie Janman and Jeremy Herbert earlier this year.

November 11, 2019