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Canal towpath in Nantwich to undergo £55,000 overhaul

Canal towpath in Nantwich to undergo £55,000 overhaul

A canal towpath in Nantwich is to undergo a major overhaul to improve access for the public.

Cheshire East Council says it is to spend £55,000 – from developer contributions – to improve the towpath near Queen’s Drive along the Shropshire Canal to prevent becoming too muddy for passers-by.

September 21, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich fire station among 21 “deterioating” bases to be revamped

Nantwich fire station among 21 “deterioating” bases to be revamped

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Nantwich, Audlem and Tarporley fire stations are among 21 earmarked for improvements as part of an £8.5 million project agreed by Cheshire Fire Authority.

The service has opened new fire stations in Alsager, Lymm, Mollington in Chester and Penketh in Warrington over the past three years.

Nantwich couple’s shock as trees crash through their home

Nantwich couple’s shock as trees crash through their home

A Nantwich couple spoke of their horror after two giant oak trees came crashing down on to their bungalow during Storm Bronagh.

The incident happened in the early hours today at Sean and Carmen McCleery’s home in Hospital Lane, in Ravensmoor, Nantwich.

September 21, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Two arrested as police probe suspected rogue traders in Nantwich

Two arrested as police probe suspected rogue traders in Nantwich

Two men have been arrested after police probed an alleged ‘rogue trader’ incident in Nantwich.

The incident happened at an address in the Barony Park area after a home owner alerted the authorities when he become concerned they were being scammed.

September 20, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Councillors could call in Cheshire East wheelie bin charges

Councillors could call in Cheshire East wheelie bin charges

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Councillors are expected to call in a controversial decision by Cheshire East Council to introduce charges for new wheelie bins.

From next month, residents will need to pay Cheshire East Council £30 for a new 240-litre bin, or £25 for a smaller 140-litre bin.

September 20, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Bus user group calls on councillors to build new bus station in Crewe

Bus user group calls on councillors to build new bus station in Crewe

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
Bus users are urging councillors to back their call for a new bus station in Crewe – claiming the current one is an ‘accident waiting to happen’.

Cheshire East Council says the station will be improved as part of wider regeneration plans for Crewe’s Royal Arcade, which it bought in 2015.

September 19, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Civilians and officers honoured at Cheshire Police annual awards

Civilians and officers honoured at Cheshire Police annual awards

Civilians, volunteers and officers were honoured at the annual Cheshire Police awards in Crewe.

Award winners include police volunteer Karolina Kardas, Special Constable Derek Gardener, Det Con Leanne Brundett, and Crewe Beat Initiative Team.

September 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Two men injured in railway incident at Cholmondeston near Nantwich

Two men injured in railway incident at Cholmondeston near Nantwich

Two rail workers have been injured in an incident at Cholmondeston railway bridge near Nantwich.

Cheshire Police, British Transport Police and Cheshire fire crews from Nantwich, Crewe and the major incident rescue unit from Winsford were called to the scene at 2.45am today (September 19).

September 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich youngster flown to hospital after scooter fall

Nantwich youngster flown to hospital after scooter fall

A Nantwich schoolboy was airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in a scooter accident.

The youngster was injured at Barony Park in Nantwich at around 5pm yesterday (September 17).

September 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Sale of Churche’s Mansion in Nantwich to restaurateurs confirmed

Sale of Churche’s Mansion in Nantwich to restaurateurs confirmed

The sale of Nantwich’s oldest building, Churche’s Mansion, has gone through amid plans to turn into a specialist fish restaurant.

We revealed last week the plan by aspiring restaurateurs Sophia and Kyriakos Haelis for the landmark building on Hospital Street.

September 18, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
MP Laura Smith champions Back British Farming Day in Westminster

MP Laura Smith champions Back British Farming Day in Westminster

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP has thrown her support behind the Back British Farming Day in Westminster.

Farmers play a key role in producing food and caring for the countryside, and employ thousands across Cheshire.

September 18, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Crewe Police Station could close and officers moved to new fire station site

Crewe Police Station could close and officers moved to new fire station site

A plan is being considered to close Crewe Police Station near the Civic Centre and move all officers and staff to a new joint site at Crewe Fire Station.

Cheshire Fire Authority members are being encouraged to back the plan for a joint fire and police facility.

September 17, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Team Lewis Trust to stage charity ball at bet365 Stadium

Team Lewis Trust to stage charity ball at bet365 Stadium

The family of tragic Lewis Crossley, who died of leukaemia, are to stage a charity ball in his name next month.

Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died after a brave battle with the disease.

September 17, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News