I am presenting this motion for debate to Council on Thursday. My hope is that it will receive unanimous approval and that Chester West and Chester will become an exemplar local authority leading on the elimination of plastic.
The winter weather has really set in with wind and rain and many residents have contacted me to complain about how unsafe they feel walking on the many slippy leaves that are strewn around our pavements.
There’s been a lot of uncertainty in recent years on plans for ‘fracking’ in Cheshire. In the last few weeks the energy firm, IGas, have started the process of seeking planning permission for a shale gas exploration site to allow ‘fracking’ on Ince Marshes.
Our Labour-run Council is planning to deliver a hammer blow to our town centre. They’ve decided to remove free parking in Northwich, Frodsham, Helsby and Tarporley and scrap the ‘Free after 3’ scheme in Chester and Ellesmere Port.