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Nantwich Town Council to appoint official Town Crier

Nantwich Town Council to appoint official Town Crier

Oh yay, oh yay – a big shout out to Nantwich Town councillors!

For they have voted to appoint an official Nantwich Town Crier – and are now crying out for applications, if you think you’re loud enough!

October 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines look set to be introduced along Western Avenue after a series of complaints about parking on the Nantwich street.

Cheshire East Council is proposing the move to have “no waiting at any time” on a section of the avenue close to the junction with Brine Road.

October 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA say they are continuing to investigate the death of a dog found in a canal in Nantwich with heavy chains around its body.

The grim discovery was made by walkers by bridge 89 which spans the Shropshire Union Canal south of Marsh Lane and north of the A530 Whitchurch Road.

Nantwich Scout groups welcome expansion of Milldale campsite

Nantwich Scout groups welcome expansion of Milldale campsite

Scout groups in Nantwich will benefit from an expansion of the outdoor centre at Milldale, off the A51.

The South West Cheshire District Scouts campsite now has two new activity buildings which were unveiled.

October 12, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Poppy Cross tribute in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Poppy Cross tribute in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Nantwich Town Council staff have created a town centre tribute to commemorate 100 years since guns fell silent on November 11 1918.

An 8m by 5m cross centre-piece has been constructed in front of St Mary’s Church until the end of November.

October 12, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Drivers warned of delays as major A51 works in Nantwich take place

Drivers warned of delays as major A51 works in Nantwich take place

Major work on the A51 Nantwich bypass between Cheerbrook, Peacock and Alvaston roundabouts is set to start – with the warning of major delays.

Works will continue well into November an involve four stages.

October 11, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Orphaned otter cub nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA centre

Orphaned otter cub nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA centre

An otter cub, just days old, is recovering at the Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich after being found all on her own with no mum nearby.

The little otter, named Bramble by staff, was found by a member of the public with her eyes still closed and suffering from hypothermia next to the Menai Strait, in Bangor.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Tree of Light plans for Nantwich in November event

Tree of Light plans for Nantwich in November event

Nantwich residents are invited to gather outside St Mary’s Parish Rooms where a Tree of Light will be illuminated in November.

There will be a short service of prayer, hymns and poetry at the event on Sunday November 4 at 5pm.

October 9, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

A Wistaston man was fined for failing to maintain and tidy up a property he owns in Crewe, a court heard.

Cheshire East Council served a notice requiring proper maintenance of land at a property David Belcher owns in Hall O’Shaw Street, in Crewe, in 2016.

Cheshire East lost 600 hectares of greenbelt under new Local Plan

Cheshire East lost 600 hectares of greenbelt under new Local Plan

New Government figures show that Cheshire East lost the third-biggest amount of greenbelt land out of 10 English boroughs to adopt new local plans last year, writes Stephen Topping.

October 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Village News
University Centre Reaseheath stages graduation ceremony in Nantwich

University Centre Reaseheath stages graduation ceremony in Nantwich

Successful graduates from University Centre Reaseheath have celebrated gaining their degrees at a graduation ceremony at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Watched by families and employers and applauded by passers-by, the graduates marked the completion of degrees in agriculture, business and events management, countryside conservation, equine science, food science and horticulture.

October 4, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire East Council Leader says residents need to be “more responsible” with wheelie bins

Cheshire East Council Leader says residents need to be “more responsible” with wheelie bins

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The leader of Cheshire East Council has backed a new replacement wheelie bin charge – and says residents need to “take greater responsibility” for their bins!

Cllr Rachel Bailey insists the controversial new wheelie bin charge is necessary to maintain what she claims is the borough’s “excellent waste and recycling services”.

October 4, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Reaseheath College in Nantwich appoints new Principal

Reaseheath College in Nantwich appoints new Principal

Reaseheath College and University Centre in Nantwich has appointed Marcus Clinton as its new Principal.

Mr Clinton, who has replaced the retiring Meredydd David OBE, has been appointed Principal and Chief Executive of the leading land-based college.

October 2, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges