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READER’S LETTER: Are Nantwich residents looked on as “cash cows”?

READER’S LETTER: Are Nantwich residents looked on as “cash cows”?

Dear Editor,
Letter sent to Nantwich Town Council.
I have examined the summary of the Capital and Revenue Budget for 2021/ 22 and would make the following general observations.

March 26, 2021
New £90,000 Barony skatepark moves step closer, councillors told

New £90,000 Barony skatepark moves step closer, councillors told

A new £90,000 Barony Park skatepark in Nantwich is a step closer, Nantwich Town councillors have been told.

And it was music to the ears of one young Nantwich resident who spoke passionately at last night’s town council meeting about the desperate need for the facility.

March 5, 2021
Decision on 2021 Nantwich Food Festival to be made by Easter

Decision on 2021 Nantwich Food Festival to be made by Easter

A decision on how this year’s Nantwich Food Festival will be run is likely to be made by Easter, said councillors and organisers.

The popular three-day festival brings tens of thousands of visitors to the town in early September.

January 20, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Why is Nantwich Town Council precept so high?

READER’S LETTER: Why is Nantwich Town Council precept so high?

Dear Editor,

Nantwich has the highest parish precept in Cheshire East = £122.66 for a Band D household.

This is going up by 42.5% for 2021/2022 = £52.13 = £174.79.

January 11, 2021
Town councillors clash over 42.5% Council Tax rise for Nantwich residents

Town councillors clash over 42.5% Council Tax rise for Nantwich residents

Nantwich residents are facing a 42.5% rise in their Town Council tax base after councillors voted through a controversial budget plan tonight (December 10).

It means all properties facing a £1 per week increase in the town council portion of their bill from April 2021.

December 10, 2020
Nantwich independent shops unveil fantastically festive window displays!

Nantwich independent shops unveil fantastically festive window displays!

By Jonathan White
These businesses in Nantwich are pulling out the stops to make festive window displays and frontages extra special this year.

An array of imaginative and eye-catching displays are providing a festive feel and encouraging people to shop local and back businesses in the run up to Christmas.

December 3, 2020
Town Council launches “Nutcracker” competition in Nantwich

Town Council launches “Nutcracker” competition in Nantwich

Nantwich Town Council has teamed up with traders to launch a “find the nutcracker” competition to encourage shoppers into independent stores.

From tomorrow (December 3) families are encouraged to hunt for 10 Nutcracker figures dotted in independent shops around the town.

December 2, 2020
Nantwich Tree of Light shining bright again in town square

Nantwich Tree of Light shining bright again in town square

The Nantwich Tree of Light is shining brightly in the town square, adorned with baubles paying tribute to loved ones.

Like last year, residents were able to donate £5 to dedicate a bauble on the tree to a loved one or a special cause.

November 23, 2020
Barony skate park will reopen, vows Nantwich councillor

Barony skate park will reopen, vows Nantwich councillor

A Nantwich Town councillor has pledged to get the Barony skate park re-opened or replaced.

The facility was shut down by Cheshire East Council last week, citing health and safety reasons.

October 9, 2020
Nantwich Town Council launches consultation on three-year plan

Nantwich Town Council launches consultation on three-year plan

Nantwich Town council has unveiled a three-year action plan – which includes enhancing green spaces and possibly offering free public wi-fi.

The 24-page 2019 Corporate Strategic Plan sets out the council’s aims and objectives for the next three years, 2020-2023.

October 6, 2020
NHS Therapy Garden plans unveiled for Nantwich

NHS Therapy Garden plans unveiled for Nantwich

Allotment holders and NHS specialists have unveiled plans to develop and open a Nantwich Community Health and Therapy Garden.

The garden would be located at Brookfield Allotments in the town, and be used by health experts to prescribe to those with mental health symptoms.

September 10, 2020
Councillors desperate to improve public toilets shortage in Nantwich

Councillors desperate to improve public toilets shortage in Nantwich

Town councillors in Nantwich are desperate to boost the number of public toilets in the town – to prevent visitors and shoppers getting caught short.

The number of public toilets has dwindled over the past few years, and the only one remaining is by the indoor market hall.

July 20, 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