Environment

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Green-fingered Nantwich apprentices helped to renovate a garden for patients at Leighton Hospital.

The Reaseheath College students teamed up for the project as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Residents in Richmond Nantwich bloom thanks to Sainsbury’s donation

Residents in Richmond Nantwich bloom thanks to Sainsbury’s donation

Residents at Richmond Nantwich care village had their day brightened thanks to a donation of flowers from town’s Sainsbury’s store.

Bunches of daffodils brought a sea of yellow to the village off London Road.

March 15, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Search and Rescue awarded share of Government grant

Cheshire Search and Rescue awarded share of Government grant

Cheshire Search and Rescue team has been awarded a share of a £913,000 grant by Maritime Minister John Hayes.

The grant supports charities running local lifeboat and rescue services.

March 15, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Councillors fear Nantwich roundabouts sponsor plan poses danger to drivers

Councillors fear Nantwich roundabouts sponsor plan poses danger to drivers

An authority’s plan to cash-in on advertising space on Nantwich roundabouts could pose a danger to drivers, councillors have warned.

ANSA, Cheshire East Council’s environmental services arm, wants to offer sponsorship signs on three roundabouts on major routes in and out of the town.

March 9, 2017 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
Nantwich residents rise to challenge at Great British spring clean

Nantwich residents rise to challenge at Great British spring clean

Litter pickers and Cub Scouts teamed up to give Nantwich a spring clean as part of a national Keep Britain Tidy campaign.

Volunteers with Nantwich Litter Group were joined by 7th South West Cheshire Millfields Cub Scouts for the event.

March 8, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich lane flooded for months without repairs, say residents

Nantwich lane flooded for months without repairs, say residents

Residents in Wrenbury are demanding action on a road that has been flooded for months, causing problems for emergency services and other users.

Flood waters have plagued the junction of Pinsley Green Road and Station Road since the turn of the year.

Families flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Families flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to welcome the first lambs of the season.

Undeterred by wintry weather, hundreds filled the college’s lambing sheds to meet the newborns and many were lucky enough to experience a live birth.

Nantwich commuters urged to sign up to “cycling to work” week

Nantwich commuters urged to sign up to “cycling to work” week

Commuters in Nantwich are being urged to swap four wheels for two and take part in a week-long “cycle to work” campaign.

Cyclists who regularly cycle to work can take part in Ride to Work week runs from March 13-19.

March 3, 2017 0 comments Environment, Health, News
Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

Campaigners win battle to stop Hack Green RAF base turning into travellers camp

Campaigners win battle to stop Hack Green RAF base turning into travellers camp

Villagers near Nantwich are celebrating after the Planning Inspectorate dismissed an appeal to turn former RAF camp at Hack Green into a travellers camp.

Applicants representing nine traveller families, known as Hack Green Group, wanted to turn the former camp into nine plots.

February 23, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Sound
Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Hundreds of families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich on the first two weekends of March for the popular lambing event.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college over the past 21 years.

Shop ‘blighted’ by night-time litter in Nantwich town centre

Shop ‘blighted’ by night-time litter in Nantwich town centre

A Nantwich store employee has demanded action to crack down on drunken revellers who leave shop fronts damaged and covered in litter.

Seamus Burden, who works at B&M on Swinemarket, has had to clean away mess from late-night takeaways dumped across the store’s steps for the past five years.

February 15, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students lead way with top awards in shepherds contest

Nantwich students lead way with top awards in shepherds contest

Reaseheath College students led the way when they fleeced the opposition and scooped top awards in a shepherds competition.

The Nantwich students were victorious at the Next Generation Shepherds contest, run by the Central Region of the National Sheep Association (NSA).

February 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges