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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
Wistaston school parking problems tackled by new drop-off

Wistaston school parking problems tackled by new drop-off

Parents parking in and around Wistaston’s Berkeley Academy will have a new drop-off point for their children to help resolve parking problems.

The primary school has recently received planning approval from Cheshire East Council to replace its existing buildings.

September 12, 2015
Blue Badge plan unveiled for all 85-year-olds in Nantwich

Blue Badge plan unveiled for all 85-year-olds in Nantwich

All pensioners aged 85 or over in Nantwich could automatically be enrolled on the Blue Badge disabled persons’ parking scheme.

The new policy, revealed by Cheshire East Council, is being considered as they lobby ministers to amend current legislation.

May 30, 2015
Nantwich Pool users to get free parking after Everybody Sport deal

Nantwich Pool users to get free parking after Everybody Sport deal

Nantwich Pool users will soon benefit from free parking on Snow Hill car park.

Everybody Sport & Recreation, the trust which runs the pool, has agreed to the deal after it emerged other towns in Cheshire East already offered free parking for leisure users.

April 10, 2015
St Anne’s gasworks in Nantwich to be developed after £400k bill waived

St Anne’s gasworks in Nantwich to be developed after £400k bill waived

A derelict gasworks in Nantwich used as a town car park will be built on after ministers waived a £400,000 bill owed by Cheshire East Council.

The St Anne’s Lane Gasworks, off Welsh Row, has stood derelict for a quarter of a century, and used by many residents and local employees as a car park.

March 26, 2015
Nantwich councillor calls for 150 more parking spaces

Nantwich councillor calls for 150 more parking spaces

A town councillor has vowed to campaign for more car parking spaces in Nantwich town centre.

Cllr David Marren believes the town suffers from a lack of spaces, and says land behind Nantwich Pool has potential to be a new car park.

March 17, 2015
On-street parking blitz working, say Nantwich councillors

On-street parking blitz working, say Nantwich councillors

Nantwich Town Council’s pilot scheme for tackling on-street parking problems is having an impact, councillors claim.

They say the scheme, now in its fifth week, is resulting in fewer contraventions as people become more aware of where parking is illegal.

March 9, 2015
Town council pilot scheme targets rogue parking in Nantwich

Town council pilot scheme targets rogue parking in Nantwich

Nantwich councillors are to run a ground-breaking scheme to crackdown on nuisance parking in the town.

The town council has signed up to a pilot scheme after receiving scores of complaints about on-street parking.

February 14, 2015
Free parking in Nantwich for Christmas weekend shoppers

Free parking in Nantwich for Christmas weekend shoppers

Parking charges on council-run car parks in Nantwich will be scrapped on three Saturdays before Christmas.

The move is designed to boost trade in Nantwich during the peak festive shopping period.

November 12, 2014
Elvis to perform Christmas Lights switch-on in Nantwich town square

Elvis to perform Christmas Lights switch-on in Nantwich town square

Nantwich families will be all shook up this month when Elvis himself switches on the town’s Christmas Lights.

Paul Larcombe, one of the world’s top Elvis impersonators, will be the guest of honour at the Nantwich town Christmas Lights switch-on on November 22.

November 11, 2014
Poor parking forces bus drivers to bypass Willaston

Poor parking forces bus drivers to bypass Willaston

Buses are bypassing a Nantwich village because street parking means they can’t through, it has emerged.

Now residents and councillors in Willaston are calling for a clampdown on motorists who leave their cars double parked.

July 11, 2014