Previous Petitions

A petition is a request for Cheshire East Council to consider a particular matter or to take a course of action. A petition must relate to something that the Council does or has responsibility for.

Below are previous petitions that have been received by Cheshire East Council prior to the last municipal year.

NB. Please note that the copies of the petitions are not tagged for accessibility purposes. Should you need assistance reading the documents, please contact us via email petitions@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

Current Petitions
Reference NumberDate receivedSubject matterNumber of SignaturesCurrent StatusOutcome
2010 - Petition 1 - Thomas Street Car Park (PDF, 645KB) 16th June 2010 Thomas Street Car Park, Crewe 105 Closed Petition 1 Decision (PDF, 163KB)
2010 - Petition 2 - Ladyfield Street Resident Parking Zone (PDF, 247KB) 16th June 2010 Ladyfield Street Resident Parking Zone, Macclesfield 33 Closed In response to the Petition, Cheshire East Council consulted on a scheme for this area.
Petition 3 - Pedestrianisation of King Street, Knutsford(PDF, 3.79MB) 25th August 2010 Pedestrianisation of King Street, Knutsford 66 Closed Cheshire East Council does not have any plans to pedestrianise King Street, Knutsford
Petition 4 - On-road Parking in Nantwich (PDF, 2MB) October 2010 On-road Parking in Nantwich 90 Closed Cheshire East Council have concluded that the introduction of such a restriction is not needed immediately.
Petition 5 - Safety and security in Clamhunger Lane, Mere (PDF, 760KB) November 2010 Safety and security in Clamhunger Lane, Mere 26 Closed Letter from John Nicholson, Strategic Director - Places (PDF, 69KB)
Petition 6 - Willaston Green Gap Action Team (PDF, 168KB) December 2010 Willaston Green Gap Action Team - Cheshire East Local Development Framework Core Strategy Issues - The Response of Willaston 1211 Closed
Petition 7 - Petition to save 'The Hub' @ Connexions (PDF, 181KB) February 2011 Petition to save "The Hub @ Connexions" around Cheshire and Warrington 59 Closed
Petition 8 - Petition for a streetlight Annan Close to Severn Close (PDF, 1MB) March 2011 Petition for a streetlight Annan Close to Severn Close in the vicinity of Macclesfield Canal 143 Closed
Petition 9 - Bridgemere CE Primary School (PDF, 1MB) March 2011 Bridgemere CE Primary School - Reduction in Speed Limit 137 Closed Letter from Erika Wenzel, Chief Executive (PDF, 95KB)
Petition 10 - Road Safety - The Crescent, Nantwich (PDF, 2MB) March 2011 Road Safety - The Crescent, Nantwich 152 Closed
Petition 11 - Market Traders on Macclesfield Market (PDF, 240KB) April 2011 Market Traders on Macclesfield Market 25 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders.

Petition 11 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 66KB)

Petition 12 - Market Traders on Nantwich Market (PDF, 428KB) April 2011 Market Traders on Nantwich Market 43 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders.

Petition 12 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 63KB)

Petition 13 - Market Traders on Crewe Market (PDF, 320KB) April 2011 Market Traders on Crewe Market 50 Closed Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders.
Petition 14 - Crewe Market (PDF, 4MB) April 2011 Public who shop in Crewe Market 1333 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders.

Petition 15 - Market Traders on Alsager Market (PDF, 352KB) April 2011 Market Traders on Alsager Market 43 Closed Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 15 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 62KB)

Petition 16 - Market Traders on Sandbach Market (PDF, 5MB) April 2011 Market Traders on Sandbach Market 701 Closed Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 16 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 62KB)

Petition 17 April 2011 Market Traders on Nantwich Market - 2 2850 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 17 - from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 63KB)

Petition 18 - Market Traders on Macclesfield Market 2 (PDF, 392KB) April 2011 Market Traders on Macclesfield Market - 2 59 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 18 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 66KB)

Petition 19 - School Transport Proposals (PDF, 5MB) May 2011 School Transport Proposals 458 Closed At the meeting of Cabinet held on 4th July 2011 Cabinet agreed to a one year postponement of any decision on the future of subsidised home to school transport for faith schools and post -16 pupils.
Petition 20 - Market Traders on Knutsford Market (3MB) May 2011 Market Traders on Knutsford Market 2564 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 20 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Health (PDF, 64KB)

Petition 21 - Macclesfield Market - Market Square (PDF, 292KB) May 2011 Market Traders on Market Square, Macclesfield 59 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 21 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 66KB)

Petition 22 - Market Traders on Macclesfield Market (PDF, 8MB) May 2011 Market Traders on Macclesfield Market 1283 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 22 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 66KB)

Petition 23 - Market Traders at Crewe (PDF, 200KB) May 2011 Crewe Outside Market Traders 21 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 23 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 63KB)

Petition 24 - Sandra Moss - Market Traders at Macclesfield (PDF, 145KB) May 2011 Sandra Moss, 40 Hall Lane, Sutton - on behalf of Macclesfield Market Traders 59 Closed

Petitions sent to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and the Head of Environmental Services asking them to consider the request and to respond directly to the Traders

Petition 24 - Letter from Phil Sherratt, Head of Environmental Services (PDF, 63KB)

Petition 25 - Excessive volume of HGV's and Speeding, Holmes Chapel (7MB) July 2011 Excessive Volume of HGVs and Speeding on Middlewich Road and Macclesfield Road, Holmes Chapel 375 Closed The Council is keeping the situation under review.
Petition 26 - School Transport Proposals (PDF, 243 KB) May 2011 School Transport Proposals - Middlewich 32 Closed At the meeting of Cabinet held on 4th July 2011 Cabinet agreed to a one year postponement of any decision on the future of subsidised home to school transport for faith schools and post -16 pupils.
Petition 27 - No to Cheshire East Alfresco Charges (PDF, 891KB) August 2011 Petition to say No to Cheshire East Alfresco Charges 688 Closed

Copies of petition sent to the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Services and the Head of Regeneration. The petition was presented at Cabinet on 5 September and the Leader confirmed that the Council was working hard to support the future prosperity of all its town centres and would review the points made in relation to the Alfresco Policy. He would ask officers to look again at the fees and charges contained in the policy and would respond further in due course.

The cost of licences for smaller businesses was subsequently reduced.

Petition 28 - Kingsley Fields, Nantwich (PDF, 435KB) September 2011 Petition re objection to Residential Development on land of Kingsley Fields, Nantwich 38 Closed Petition 28 - Letter from Spatial Planning.
Petition 29 - Objections to 'Land South of Nantwich' SHLAA ref 2922 (PDF, 926KB) September 2011 Petition objecting to proposed change of use of 'Land South of Nantwich'. 83 Closed Petition 29 - Letter from Spatial Planning (PDF, 90KB)
Petition 30 - Dangerous exit from Coxbank, Audlem (PDF, 259KB) October 2011 Petition for a safer exit from Coxbank onto the A529 road Audlem to Market Drayton 49 Closed Highways and the Police agreed to work with residents to identify a solution.
Petition 31 - Reduction of speed limit on the A537 through the Parish of Henbury (PDF, 78KB) October 2011 Petition requesting the reduction of the Speed Limit on A537 through the Parish of Henbury 1002 Closed Highways and the Police agreed to work with residents to identify a solution.
Petition 32 - Derelict condition of 4 Hall O'Shaw Street, Crewe (PDF, 1.5MB) November 2011 Petition with regard to the derelict condition of 4 Hall O'Shaw Street, Crewe 25 Closed The Private Sector Housing Manager arranged for action to be taken.
Petition 33 - Width and Weight Restriction on Clifford Road, Poynton (PDF, 394KB) November 2011 Petition for width and weight restriction on Clifford Road, Poynton 78 Closed Highways arranged for action to be taken.
Petition 34 - Objection to formal withdrawal of Queens Park Wardens, Crewe (PDF, 8MB) December 2011 Petition for the formal withdrawal of Wardens at Queens Park, Crewe 538 Closed Petition 34 - Letter from John Nicholson, Strategic Director (Places and Organisational Capacity) (PDF, 197KB)
Petition 35 - Petition regarding parking and traffic problems in the vicinity of Bexton Primary School, Knutsford (PDF, 3MB) December 2011 Petition regarding parking and traffic problems in the vicinity of Bexton Primary School, Knutsford 153 Closed The Knutsford LAP Highways Sub Group considered the issues at its meeting on Thursday 2nd February 2012. The Group considered the issue to be a High Priority and resolved to fund an area wide study in to the traffic problems and to implement identified measures. The study and implementation is to be carried out during the next financial year i.e. after March 2012 and representatives from the school and local Councillors will be fully involved in the process.
Petition 36 - Cheshire East Council & East Cheshire Hospital Trust are petitioned to : SAVE OUR SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE - KEEP OUR SERVICES LOCAL
Keep OUR Stanley Centre for Disabled Adults
Return OUR Dementia Care Services
Return OUR Intermediate Hospital Ward (PDF, 243KB)
December 2011 Petition to SAVE OUR SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE - KEEP OUR SERVICES LOCAL
Keep OUR Stanley Centre for Disabled Adults
Return OUR Dementia Care Services
Return OUR Intermediate Hospital Ward
6507 Closed The petition regarding Health and Social Care, Knutsford and the Stanley Centre in Knutsford was debated at Council on 23rd February. It was resolved that

1.Council accepts the petition presented by KAFKA and acknowledges its content;

2.Council notes the content of this report and the contents of the debate; and

3.the petition be considered by Cabinet at its meeting on 5th March 2012 when it will consider recommendations for the future delivery of adult social care services across the Borough, including Knutsford.

Petition 37 - Petition protesting against the proposal to build a Traveller Site off Parkers Road and Kents Lane Coppenhall Crewe (PDF, 225KB) December 2011 Petition protesting against the proposal to build a Traveller Site off Parkers Road and Kents Lane Coppenhall Crewe. 5543 Closed Petition 37 - Letter from Caroline Simpson, Head of Development (PDF, 86KB)
The petition regarding the proposed Gypsy and Traveller Site Coppenhall Crewe was debated at Council on 23rd February. It was resolved that:-

1. the Council notes that the planning merits of the proposed site are a matter devolved for consideration by the Strategic Planning Board; and
2. in the event that planning permission is granted, Cabinet will consider matters relating to the construction, funding and management of the site.

Petition 38 - Petition from residents of Tall Ash Avenue concerning inconsiderate parking of cars (PDF, 398KB) February 2012 Petition from residents of Tall Ash Avenue concerning inconsiderate parking of cars 28 Closed

The Council has advised that Inconsiderate parking causing obstruction of the highway should be reported to the police who have powers to deal with such issues. The Council has forwarded a copy of this letter and the petition to the local traffic police with a request that one of their neighbourhood policing officers looks in to the issues.

Petition 39 - Moss Lane, Warmingham (PDF, 1.08MB) May 2012 Petition from residents regarding speeding and lack of warning signs in Moss Lane, Warmingham 99 Closed The Council undertook to work with the Police to take appropriate action.
Petition 40 - State of Heath Avenue, Rode Heath (PDF, 1.76MB) May 2012 Petition from residents regarding the state of Heath Avenue, Rode Heath 85 Closed The Council are investigating what action can be taken.
Petition 41 - Pot Holes - Brindley & Faddiley Parish Council (PDF, 548KB) June 2012 Pot holes in the local area within Brindley & Faddiley Parish Council 68 Closed The Council has agreed to increase its expenditure on pot holes.
Petition 42 - Land to NW of Congleton Road, Sandbach (PDF, 2.53MB) July 2012 Petition to allocate land to NW of Congleton Road, Sandbach to Local Green Space 591 Closed Petition 42 - Letter from Adrian Fisher, Strategic Planning & Housing Manager (PDF, 245KB)
Petition 43 - Closure of Care Home, Dinan Chase, Brereton Heath (PDF, 432KB) July 2012 Petition for the closure of Care Home in Dinan Chase, Brereton Heath 91 Closed Petition 43 - Letter from Tony Crane, Deputy Director for Children's Services (PDF, 74KB)
Petition 44 - Down the Rabbit Hole Festival, Middle Lane, Congleton (PDF, 932KB) August 2012 Petition against the Down the Rabbit Hole Festival in Middle Lane, Congleton - arranged and licensed with prior consultation to residents 66 Closed Petition 44 - Letter from Kim Evans, Licensing Team Leader (PDF, 101KB)
Petition 45 - Reduction in Speed Limit on the A535 and Twemlow Lane (PDF, 230KB) September 2012 Petition from Twemlow Parish Council seeking the reduction of speed limit on the A535 and Twemlow Lane 126 Closed The Council will work with the Police to identify possible solutions.
Petition 46 - Petition against the switch off of street lighting in Chester Road, Acton, Nantwich (PDF, 199KB) November 2012 Petition from residents of Chester Road, Acton, Nantwich, against the switch off of street lighting 21 Closed The impact of this Policy will be kept under review.
Petition 47 - Petition for the Resurfacing of Sandbach Road and Heath Avenue, Rode Heath (PDF, 2.25MB) March 2013 Petition from residents and rose users in Rode Heath for the Resurfacing of Sandbach Road and Heath Avenue, Rode Heath 246 Closed Petition 47 - Letter from Cllr Michael Jones to Fiona Bruce MP (PDF, 53KB)
Petition 48 - Petition from Mere Parish Council from the residents of Hoo Green, Oakwood Road and Winterbottom Lane re use of these lanes by very heavy goods vehicles taking goods to and from Dry Matter Ltd. (PDF, 96KB) March 2013 Petition from Mere Parish Council from the residents of Hoo Green, Oakwood Road and Winterbottom Lane re use of these lanes by very heavy goods vehicles taking goods to and from Dry Matter Ltd. 16 Closed  
Petition 49 - Brook Street, Congleton - Petition from local residents re condition of road and pavements along this busy street (PDF, 4MB) April 2013 Petition from local residents re condition of road and pavements along this busy street 41 Closed  
Petition 50 - One-way system proposal for Southfields, Knutsford (PDF, 214KB) April 2013 Petition from local residents - One-way system proposal for Southfields, Knutsford 26 Closed Reply from Rob Welch, Team Leader, Traffic and Road Safety Team - This was discussed at the Knutsford LAP Highways sub committee on 11th April. Officers are to assess the options and report to the next meeting on 6th June.
Petition 51 - Retain/reinstate the 300 Circular bus service to the Tabley Road Queensway Area of Knutsford (PDF, 203KB) May 2013 Petition from local residents to retain/reinstate the 300 Circular bus service to the Tabley Road Queensway Area of Knutsford 27 Closed Reply from Chris Williams, Transport Manager, Cheshire East (PDF, 374KB)
Petition 52 - 'Keep our Flexi Travel Service run by Whitegate' (PDF, 114KB) May 2013 Petition from local residents re changes to flexible transport in the Rainow area 29 Closed Reply from Chris Williams, Transport Manager, Cheshire East Council (PDF, 84KB)
Petition 53 - Reopen the Public Footpath on Masons Lane, Macclesfield (PDF, 2.1MB) May 2013 Petition from local residents to reopen the Public Footpath on Masons Lane, Macclesfield 161 Closed  
Petition 54 - Petition to have granted permission requesting adjustments to living conditions at the Old Ribbon Mill, Pitt Street, Macclesfield (PDF, 363KB) January 2014 Petition to have granted permission requesting adjustments to living conditions at the Old Ribbon Mill, Pitt Street, Macclesfield 21 Closed The Housing Association has agreed to replace all the windows in the Mill with double glazed units and it is expected that survey work will begin in March 2014
Petition 55 - Crossing at Ivy Bank Primary School, Macclesfield (PDF, 9.3MB) February 2014 Petition to have a permanent road crossing installed in Thornton Square outside Ivy Bank Primary School, Macclesfield 304 Closed Highway Engineers have visited the site and are designing a new crossing for this location for inclusion in the 2014-15 programme of works
Petition 56 - Opposition to Badger Cull in Cheshire (PDF, 105KB) April 2014 Opposition to a Badger Cull in Cheshire 11 Closed Cheshire East Council comprises a significant amount of rural land, much of which especially in the south,  is predominantly used for dairy farming.  At the moment, and unlike some other,  Councils Cheshire East Council does not have a formal policy regarding Badgers and Bovine Tb.  As a responsible Council, and following advice from defra, we have budgeted for and taken action to improve biosecurity on our Council owned farm holding and have recently engaged the services of the local wildlife trust to carry out a badger vaccination programme on the known badger setts where we currently graze our cattle. We feel that at the moment the above actions are appropriate.

 

Since your petition was lodged the position has changed in that the Government no longer intends to roll out the badger culling programme nationally.  We will of course monitor the current situation and continue to work with both national and local organisations to reduce any incidents of Tb. 
Petition 57 - Petition to ensure all appropriate regulations are enforced if Spinney Garage, 81a Coppice Road, Poynton becomes a Motor Vehicle Body Repair Shop (PDF, 461KB) April 2014  Petition to ensure all appropriate regulations are enforced if Spinney Garage, 81a Coppice Road, Poynton becomes a Motor Vehicle Body Repair Shop 13 Closed Reply from Cheshire East Public Protection and Health Department (PDF, 526KB)
Petition 58 - Petition to have double yellow lines installed to both sides of entrance road - Eleanor Close, Crewe (PDF, 472KB) June 2014 Petition to have double yellow lines installed to both sides of entrance road - Eleanor Close, Crewe 18 Closed Reply from Cheshire East Council's Highways Department (PDF, 142KB)
Petition 59 - Petition to impose appropriate parking restrictions on Daveylands, Vardon Drive and Dane Drive, Wilmslow (PDF, 1MB) July 2014 Petition to impose appropriate parking restrictions on Daveylands, Vardon Drive and Dane Drive, Wilmslow 95 Closed Reply from Cheshire East Council's Highways Department (PDF, 48KB)
Petition 60 - To remove Short Stay Parking from Parkway, Wilmslow. (PDF, 500KB) July 2014 Petition to remove Short Stay Parking from Parkway, Wilmslow 21 Closed Reply from Cheshire East Council's Highways Department (PDF, 68KB)
Petition 61 - Establishment of Pedestrian Crossing on Whirley Road, Macclesfield (PDF, 70KB) October 2014 Petition to reduce brightness of lights on newly established Pedestrian Crossing on Whirley Road, Macclesfield 12 Closed Reply from Cheshire East Council's Highways Department (PDF, 64KB)
Petition 61A - Pedestrian Crossing on Whirley Road, Macclesfield January 2015 Petition to reduce brightness of lights on newly established Pedestrian Crossing on Whirley Road, Macclesfield 11 Closed  Reply from Cheshire East Council's highways Department (PDF, 43KB)
Petition 62 - Change of speed limit on A530 Whitchurch Road/Shropshire Lane A525 (PDF, 1MB) December 2014 Petition to change speed limit on A530 Whitchurch Road/A525 Shropshire Lane 80 Closed Reply from Cheshire East - Cllr David Topping (PDF, 23KB)

Petition 63 - Eaton Drive Parking from residents (PDF, 166KB)

Letter to Cheshire East Highways Department (PDF, 60KB)

January 2015 Petition for yellow restriction lines and 'School' Zig-Zag lines on Eaton Drive, Alderley Edge  112  Closed  Response from Cheshire East Highways Department (PDF, 31KB)

Petition 64 - Request for speed restrictions on Station Road (PDF, 4MB)

Petition 64 - covering letter (PDF, 242KB)

February 2015  Request for speed restrictions on Station Road  130  Closed  Response from Cheshire East Highways (PDF, 49KB)

Petition 65 Western Avenue, Nantwich (PDF, 577KB)

March 2015 Dangerous Parking   Closed Response from Cheshire East Highways (PDF, 122KB)