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Pavement parking crackdown promise by Cheshire East Council

Pavement parking crackdown promise by Cheshire East Council

Pavement parkers could face a crackdown under plans by Cheshire East Council.

The authority says it will target measures to ensure pedestrians, people with pushchairs, wheelchair users and the partially sighted are no longer impeded.

July 7, 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: Parking charges “outrageous act” by Labour council

READER’S LETTER: Parking charges “outrageous act” by Labour council

Dear Editor,
Parking charges across Crewe and Nantwich were suspended from March 27 to support key workers during the lockdown.
They are now being re-instated. This is an outrageous act by the Labour run Borough Council.

June 15, 2020
Nantwich organisations step up pressure over parking charges

Nantwich organisations step up pressure over parking charges

Two Nantwich organisations have stepped up pressure on Cheshire East Council to rethink bringing back car parking charges in the town.

Many retailers and residents are furious at the decision by CEC to reintroduce the charges on the day non-essential shops are allowed to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease.

June 15, 2020
“Free after 3pm” parking on Snow Hill in Nantwich stays, council says

“Free after 3pm” parking on Snow Hill in Nantwich stays, council says

The “free after 3pm” parking initiative will be retained on certain car parks from June 15, including Snow Hill in Nantwich.

Cheshire East Council confirmed this as it issued a defence of its decision to re-introduce parking charges from Monday as non-essential shops re-open.

June 12, 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
1,000 sign petition to stop CEC parking charges in just 12 hours

1,000 sign petition to stop CEC parking charges in just 12 hours

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition in just 12 hours calling for Cheshire East Council not to reintroduce parking charges from June 15.

We revealed yesterday how the authority was going to bring back charges across its car parks in Nantwich, Crewe and other towns.

June 10, 2020
Cheshire East car parking charges to be re-introduced

Cheshire East car parking charges to be re-introduced

Cheshire East Council is to reintroduce parking charges across Nantwich and the rest of the borough from Monday (June 15).

But the move has been criticised by Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan, who has called for a rethink.

June 9, 2020
Cheshire East Council suspends car parking charges

Cheshire East Council suspends car parking charges

Parking charges in Cheshire East Council car parks have been suspended as part of a number of service changes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

March 26, 2020
Hope for fairer parking charges under new Cheshire East budget

Hope for fairer parking charges under new Cheshire East budget

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors are hoping fairer parking charges will be rolled out across Cheshire East after approving the council’s new budget for 2020-21.

The budget includes plans for a fresh parking strategy that is expected to see CEC rake in an extra £1.5 million by the end of 2021-22.

February 21, 2020
Council accused of “blank cheque” to raise parking charges in Nantwich

Council accused of “blank cheque” to raise parking charges in Nantwich

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East Council executive has denied claims next year’s budget is a ‘blank cheque’ for raising car parking charges across Cheshire East.

Draft budget plans for 2020-21 that went out to public consultation said Cheshire East Council hopes to rake in up to £4.5 million by the end of 2023-24 after a review on car parking.

January 13, 2020
Major Nantwich development will hit parking in town, warns Civic Society

Major Nantwich development will hit parking in town, warns Civic Society

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A major development in Nantwich could leave workers, shoppers and visitors struggling to park if more spaces are not found elsewhere in the town, council chiefs are being warned.

November 25, 2019
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