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CEC consider fines for drivers who leave engines running

CEC consider fines for drivers who leave engines running

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East is to consider whether it should adopt new legal powers to fine drivers for leaving their engines running while vehicles are parked.

The council’s highways and transport committee narrowly voted in favour of asking for a feasibility study to be undertaken into engine idling and enforcement.

March 6, 2022
FEATURE: Three Years On: Has GDPR been a success?

FEATURE: Three Years On: Has GDPR been a success?

It seems like only yesterday that the introduction of GDPR was looming ever closer and businesses across the EU and the UK scrambled to prepare for the new rules.

Whilst there was much panic about the impact it may have on businesses, it appears to have been implemented without much trouble.

June 20, 2021
Further rise in fines for Covid lockdown breaches in South Cheshire

Further rise in fines for Covid lockdown breaches in South Cheshire

Residents are being urged to stick to the pandemic lockdown rules after another surge in the number fines being issued.

Officers have now dished out 685 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) since early January – including 126 in the Crewe and Nantwich divisional area.

February 10, 2021
Nantwich officers warn parents of teenagers as Cheshire Police issue 300+ fines

Nantwich officers warn parents of teenagers as Cheshire Police issue 300+ fines

Nantwich officers have warned parents of teenagers to keep them at home in lockdown after Cheshire Police issued more than 300 fines in January.

They say parents of children caught breaking lockdown rules could be fined, after complaints in the Stapeley area of groups of youths hanging around, some involved in anti-social behaviour.

January 28, 2021
Cheshire Police issue 58 fines for lockdown breaches in one weekend

Cheshire Police issue 58 fines for lockdown breaches in one weekend

Nantwich residents have been warned to stay at home unless essential after Cheshire Police issued 58 fines over the weekend.

Police chiefs say since the new restrictions came into force last week, most have been sticking to the rules to help protect the NHS and save lives.

January 12, 2021
Cheshire Police issue no £10,000 Covid breach fines

Cheshire Police issue no £10,000 Covid breach fines

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire Police chiefs have praised the public and their officers in following and enforcing Covid-19 laws.

Superintendent Julie Westgate’s comments come after  it emerged not a single £10,000 fine had been dished out by the force.

December 9, 2020
Just two fly-tipping fines issued by Cheshire East in 2019-20

Just two fly-tipping fines issued by Cheshire East in 2019-20

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Just two fines were issued by Cheshire East Council for fly-tipping last year, it has been revealed.

A Freedom of Information request to the council showed that in 2019/20, two fines were issued but only one was paid.

September 27, 2020
Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Residents urged to use NHS test and trace Covid app

Cheshire East residents are being urged to download the new NHS test and trace app.

The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app was launched yesterday (September 24).

September 25, 2020
617 lockdown “breaches” probed by police across Crewe and Nantwich

617 lockdown “breaches” probed by police across Crewe and Nantwich

Police have investigated 617 reports of lockdown “breaches” across Crewe and Nantwich, it emerged today.

And Chief Insp Simon Newell, head of the Crewe LPU which covers Nantwich, revealed 33 fixed penalty fines had been issued in that time.

May 6, 2020
Big rise in fines handed to Cheshire East parents for taking term-time holidays

Big rise in fines handed to Cheshire East parents for taking term-time holidays

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Thousands of fines have been handed out to Cheshire East parents for taking their children out of school at term-time following a landmark court ruling.

Figures obtained by the Knowledge Academy under the Freedom of Information Act show both Cheshire East and West councils dished out more fixed penalty notices (FPNs) in 2018-19 than in 2017-18.

February 19, 2020
More fines dished out by Cheshire East to dog owners over fouling

More fines dished out by Cheshire East to dog owners over fouling

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than 100 fines have been handed out to irresponsible owners for failing to control or clean up after their dogs since Cheshire East Council chiefs beefed up their powers.

Cheshire East launched a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle dog fouling and dog control issues on November 1, 2017, with the aim of encouraging responsible dog ownership.

September 19, 2019
Cheshire East Council blunder led to £20,000 of incorrect parking penalty notices

Cheshire East Council blunder led to £20,000 of incorrect parking penalty notices

A blunder by Cheshire East Council means almost £20,000 of incorrect parking fines will need to be reimbursed.

The council has today apologised, admitting the error happened when 675 penalty charge notices were issued for drivers using some free car parks.

July 3, 2019
Parents slam soaring number of school attendance fines in Cheshire

Parents slam soaring number of school attendance fines in Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Fines for taking children out of school during term time have been slammed by parents – but MPs insist youngsters’ attendance is crucial.

It was revealed last week that the number of fines issued to parents in Cheshire in the first year following a high-profile court battle soared compared to previous years.

April 18, 2019