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Councillors consider clampdown on pavement parking

Councillors consider clampdown on pavement parking

Cheshire East councillors are considering a clampdown on pavement parking to make walking around streets of Nantwich and other towns easier.

September 11, 2019
Motoring: 66 Blue Badge holders in Cheshire for one parking space

Motoring: 66 Blue Badge holders in Cheshire for one parking space

A new study shows there is just one disabled parking space for every 66 Blue Badge holders in Cheshire.

The new data was unveiled as the new Blue Badge scheme was launched at the start of this month for people with hidden disabilities who are eligible for a permit.

September 9, 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
Can technology resolve the parking crisis in the UK?

Can technology resolve the parking crisis in the UK?

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There are millions of vehicles in the UK, and most of them are parked more than 90% of the time.

That is a lot of vehicles that need space in a country that is not friendly to parked vehicles.

June 13, 2019
Cheshire East parking charge rises approved after public consultation

Cheshire East parking charge rises approved after public consultation

Cheshire East Council has approved an increase in parking charges across the borough after making a few amendments to initial proposals.

The authority received 296 representations during a three-week consultation between November 28 and December 19.

February 8, 2019
Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines look set to be introduced along Western Avenue after a series of complaints about parking on the Nantwich street.

Cheshire East Council is proposing the move to have “no waiting at any time” on a section of the avenue close to the junction with Brine Road.

October 14, 2018
Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Free car parking will be available on four days a year in Nantwich under a new plan unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The initiative comes after town councillors and traders campaigned for ‘fairness’ compared to other towns in the borough.

December 16, 2016
Nantwich councillors to lobby Cheshire East for ‘free parking’

Nantwich councillors to lobby Cheshire East for ‘free parking’

Nantwich Town councillors are to pressure Cheshire East to extend ‘free parking’ periods in the town centre.

The calls come as figures showed Cheshire East cashed in £684,000 from Nantwich car parks in 2015-16.

October 13, 2016
Police probe road incident outside Nantwich primary school

Police probe road incident outside Nantwich primary school

Police are investigating an incident outside a Nantwich primary school after a car mounted a pavement and nearly ploughed into three children.

Parents and staff at Weaver Primary School on Western Avenue contacted officers after the incident.

April 26, 2016
Cheshire Police admits blunder over 1,600 “wrong” parking tickets

Cheshire Police admits blunder over 1,600 “wrong” parking tickets

Cheshire Police issued 1,600 parking fines when it didn’t have the power to do so, it has emerged.

The errant Fixed Penalty Notices were issued by PCSOs who did not have authority in their contracts to impose them.

March 10, 2016
Parking officers in Nantwich to wear body cameras

Parking officers in Nantwich to wear body cameras

Parking enforcement officers in Nantwich could soon be wearing body cameras to combat aggressive motorists.

The officers will be issued with body cameras to protect themselves during potentially volatile disputes.

February 3, 2016
Nantwich Civic Society warns of “rising tide” of traffic problems

Nantwich Civic Society warns of “rising tide” of traffic problems

The loss of the old gasworks parking site in Nantwich will add to a “rising tide” of traffic problems, say concerned Civic Society members.

Development of the St Anne’s Lane site (pictured) will see the town lose 200 ‘free’ parking spaces each day.

October 26, 2015
South Crofts residents meet highways chiefs to resolve parking hell

South Crofts residents meet highways chiefs to resolve parking hell

Residents on a narrow Nantwich street fed-up with cars driving and parking illegally on footpaths, are to meet with highways bosses.

Families on South Crofts have flooded Cheshire East with complaints, saying shoppers are parking there and forcing other motorists to drive on pavements.

September 24, 2015