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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: Crewe shoppers and visitors “ripped off” by CEC

READER’S LETTER: Crewe shoppers and visitors “ripped off” by CEC

Dear Editor,
Crewe shoppers and visitors are being ripped off by the Labour run Cheshire East Council on car park charges.

Crewe pays the highest parking fees in Cheshire East but in NINE other towns (Sandbach, Alsager, Middlewich, Handforth, Prestbury, Poynton, Bollington, Disley and Holmes Chapel) motorists pay NOTHING to park.

September 26, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Cross-party rejection of Cheshire East car park charging strategy

READER’S LETTER: Cross-party rejection of Cheshire East car park charging strategy

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Conservatives, together with cross-party colleagues, rejected proposals to consult on a standardised system of charging ‘zones’ across all the borough’s car parks.

September 23, 2021
Plans for parking charges in ‘free’ towns scrapped by Cheshire East

Plans for parking charges in ‘free’ towns scrapped by Cheshire East

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans to introduce parking charges in towns where it is currently free, have been controversially scrapped by Cheshire East Council.

If approved, charges would have been introduced in Middlewich, Alsager, Holmes Chapel, Sandbach and other towns in line with Nantwich, Crewe, and Macclesfield.

September 22, 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
READER’S LETTER: Remove car parking charges to boost town economy

READER’S LETTER: Remove car parking charges to boost town economy

Dear Editor,
Remove car parking charges, in Nantwich, for three months to stimulate the Town’s Economy.

We have been extremely fortunate that, in recent years, Nantwich has weathered challenging economic conditions.

March 3, 2021
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