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Nantwich marina backs schoolgirl Emily’s Peru expedition

Nantwich marina backs schoolgirl Emily’s Peru expedition

A Nantwich schoolgirl raising money for a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to South America, has received backing from a local marina.

Emily Flattery is raising funds to help poorer communities in southern Peru as part of a Camps International project.

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

A landmark Supreme Court ruling has allowed Richborough Estates to build 170 homes on green land in Willaston.

The decision, by five judges in the highest court in the land, brings an end to a three-year legal battle.

MMU staff in South Cheshire back strike action in jobs row

MMU staff in South Cheshire back strike action in jobs row

Staff at the South Cheshire campus of Manchester Metropolitan University have backed a two-day strike action in a row over jobs.

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be on strike later this month after they overwhelmingly backed industrial action.

May 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

These gorgeous pictures show Nantwich’s latest swan family are settling in nicely.

The family, nesting near the River Weaver, have been drawing plenty of attention after the three cygnets hatched in the last few days.

May 5, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds could be installed around Barony Park in Nantwich to stop travellers “plaguing” the town, a council boss has revealed.

The plan emerged as Cheshire East Council chiefs face a rising tide of unofficial traveller camps being set up on public land.

April 28, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Property specialist Martin&Co help Nantwich bloom in top contest

Property specialist Martin&Co help Nantwich bloom in top contest

Businesses are being urged to throw their weight behind Nantwich in Bloom as the town goes for gold in the national floral contest.

Nantwich has scooped gold for ‘Best Town’ in the Britain in Bloom regional heat over the past three years.

April 24, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

A High Court judge has thrown Muller Property a lifeline in its bid to build a controversial 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley.

The judge has quashed a decision by the Secretary of State last August which had refused Muller’s attempt to overturn Cheshire East Council’s original rejection of the development’s first phase.

Rare ring-tailed coati cared for by RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Rare ring-tailed coati cared for by RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Staff at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are caring for an exotic patient – a South American or ‘ring-tailed’ coati.

The mammal, native to South America, was picked up by an RSPCA inspector in North Yorkshire after he was found wandering loose in a street on April 2.

April 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Teenagers arrested in Nantwich after lambs found dead

Teenagers arrested in Nantwich after lambs found dead

Two teenagers have been arrested after a number of lambs were found dead near Nantwich.

Police spotted a suspicious vehicle next to the disused Redsands Centre off Crewe Road, in Willaston.

Drivers warned of delays over Crewe Green Roundabout works

Drivers warned of delays over Crewe Green Roundabout works

Motorists are being warned about delays as preparation works at Crewe Green Roundabout begin on Monday (April 10).

Contractors working for Cheshire East Council will be carrying out site investigations ahead of a major scheme to re-shape one of South Cheshire’s busiest junctions.

April 8, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich cubs in conservation work at Coed Wen community woodland

Nantwich cubs in conservation work at Coed Wen community woodland

Cubs from 7th SWC Millfields in Nantwich have continued their community conservation work at Coed Wen Community Woodland in Nantwich.

As part of their DIY badge, the Cubs built four bird houses but with no confirmed location to put them up.

April 7, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Residents called on councillors to take action after the latest case of travellers illegally setting up camp on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Families on Park View and surrounding streets have complained about anti-social behaviour of travellers, including fires being set alight, indecent exposure, and criminal damage.

Crewe Engineering & Design UTC new building nears completion

Crewe Engineering & Design UTC new building nears completion

Crewe Engineering & Design UTC is to open a new building ready for an intake of students in September.

The expansion will offer a new modern learning environment designed to motivate and inspire students at the new centre.

April 5, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges