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Cheshire East defends record amid claims of blue badge permits disparity

Cheshire East defends record amid claims of blue badge permits disparity

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Residents with non-visible disabilities are treated the same as those with visible conditions when it comes to blue badge applications, according to Cheshire East Council.

The council has defended its record on the parking permits after a BBC investigation shows a disparity in approval ratings between those with non-visible and visible conditions.

January 9, 2021
Nantwich Local Transport Delivery Plan unveiled by Cheshire East

Nantwich Local Transport Delivery Plan unveiled by Cheshire East

Nantwich residents can air their views on local transport and parking plans unveiled for the town.

The consultations, which end on 31 January, seek the views of people, communities, elected members and other stakeholders.

January 6, 2021
Cheshire East Conservative councillors lose bid for free parking over Christmas

Cheshire East Conservative councillors lose bid for free parking over Christmas

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Conservative councillors withdrew plans to suspend parking charges in “council-owned car parks” for the borough’s towns

Conservative group leader Cllr Janet Clowes proposed a motion to introduce free parking after 3pm in the authority’s council car park over Christmas in an effort to encourage residents to ‘shop local’.

December 17, 2020
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

Cheshire East Conservatives bid to scrap parking charges over Christmas

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A bid to scrap car park charges in Cheshire East towns like Nantwich and Crewe over Christmas has been brought forward by the council’s Conservative group.

Conservative leader Cllr Janet Clowes has proposed a motion for this week’s full CEC council meeting, which has been seconded by deputy leader Cllr Stewart Gardiner.

December 14, 2020
Town free parking bid rejected by Cheshire East Council leaders

Town free parking bid rejected by Cheshire East Council leaders

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A bid to secure more free parking in Cheshire East towns like Nantwich in run up to Christmas has been rebuked by the ruling Labour-Independent coalition.

Conservative group leader Cllr Janet Clowes called on borough chiefs to relax some charges in council car parks in key market towns from December 3 until January 2021.

December 1, 2020
Cheshire East sees rise in illegal and anti-social parking in lockdown

Cheshire East sees rise in illegal and anti-social parking in lockdown

More inconsiderate drivers are parking illegally and irresponsibly across Cheshire East, council chiefs say.

Cheshire East Council says there has been a rise in reported cases of “illegal and irresponsible parking” during the latest lockdown.

November 16, 2020
Bentley Motors chiefs to crackdown on staff clogging up streets

Bentley Motors chiefs to crackdown on staff clogging up streets

Bentley Motors chiefs have vowed to crackdown on staff parking on local streets close to the Crewe site amid road closures from next week.

The company is to close sections of Sunnybank Road and Pyms Lane from November 16 as part of bigger plans to develop the campus.

November 10, 2020
Cheshire East Council says new parking payment app will save drivers 13p

Cheshire East Council says new parking payment app will save drivers 13p

A new parking payment app will save Cheshire East drivers 13p per transaction, the authority claims.

Motorists using a mobile phone to pay for parking at Cheshire East Council car parks will see a change to a new app on October 1.

September 20, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Common sense prevails over parking U-turn

READER’S LETTER: Common sense prevails over parking U-turn

Dear Editor
Thank goodness Cheshire East Council, currently led by Cllr Sam Corcoran and his Labour/Independent Administration, has had a rethink!

September 2, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Help Nantwich town centre traders by reducing car use

READER’S LETTER: Help Nantwich town centre traders by reducing car use

Dear Editor,
I strongly support those who want Nantwich small traders to be successful having been one myself in the past, but feel that those who are campaigning for free parking are not going in the best direction.

August 20, 2020
READER’S LETTER: CEC members are destroying Nantwich traders

READER’S LETTER: CEC members are destroying Nantwich traders

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Council has obviously been infiltrated by a devious group of councillors with dastardly aims.
Not branches of the Monday Club, ERG or Momentum, but even more devastating to the town of Nantwich.

August 16, 2020
Leighton Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced from August 1

Leighton Hospital parking charges to be reintroduced from August 1

Parking charges for most patients and visitors to Leighton Hospital will be reinstated this Saturday August 1 following their temporary suspension during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 28, 2020
Andrew Martin and Peter Groves

READER’S LETTER: CEC “huge mistake” with thoughtless parking charges

Dear Editor,
We wholeheartedly agree with our fellow Nantwich Town Councillor, Cllr David Marren, regarding the recent payment changes Cheshire East Council has made to its Pay and Display Machines on its car parks.

July 21, 2020