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Nantwich Kingsbourne house builder offers community grants

Nantwich Kingsbourne house builder offers community grants

House builder Redrow is offering community grants as it begins work on the new Kingsbourne development in Nantwich.

The company is inviting local causes and community groups to apply for a slice of a £10,000 fund.

December 21, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich pupils’ pigs win top prizes at livestock show

Nantwich pupils’ pigs win top prizes at livestock show

Nantwich pupils studying agriculture at Reaseheath College, selected pigs which went on to take top prizes at a premier livestock show.

Year 10 pupils, aged between 14 and 15, chose six Large White x Landrace pigs for entry into the Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society’s Winter Fair.

Royal Mail defends collection time changes in Nantwich

Royal Mail defends collection time changes in Nantwich

Royal Mail bosses have defended changing collection times of post boxes across Nantwich.

It comes after it emerged changes were made to a number of post boxes around the town.

December 20, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

EXCLUSIVE
Cheeky mooning gnomes in Wistaston who made international headlines, have made a Christmas comeback!

This family of friendly characters have taken up residence outside gnome fan Laurence Perry’s home on Westfield Drive.

December 16, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Nantwich Museum Cheese Room re-opens thanks to grant

Nantwich Museum Cheese Room re-opens thanks to grant

The Cheese Room at Nantwich Museum has been redecorated and redesigned thanks to a grant from Nantwich estate agents Baker Wynne & Wilson.

Volunteers led by museum manager Kate Dobson cleaned and repainted the room and researched and designed new display boards and labels for a range of artefacts.

December 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Residents fears over Welsh Row traffic plans in Nantwich

Residents fears over Welsh Row traffic plans in Nantwich

Angry Nantwich residents have voiced fears over the impact that making Welsh Row one-way will have on their streets.

Cheshire East Council is considering a new ‘West Nantwich’ highway plan to stop traffic turning in to Welsh Row from Waterlode.

December 12, 2017 6 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Amber warning as 20cm of snow set to hit South Cheshire

Amber warning as 20cm of snow set to hit South Cheshire

Families are being warned of disruption caused by heavy snow forecast to hit South Cheshire tomorrow.

An Amber warning has been issued by the Met Office for heavy snow between 4am and 6pm throughout Sunday, which could leave up to 20 centimetres in low lying areas.

December 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Thousands sign petition against plans to downgrade Crewe Fire Station

Thousands sign petition against plans to downgrade Crewe Fire Station

The campaign to stop proposals to downgrade Crewe Fire Station takes to the streets again this weekend, after thousands of people signed a petition.

Cheshire Fire Authority proposals could see only one fire engine for Crewe and Nantwich with 24/7 on call firefighters.

December 6, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
South Cheshire rail users to suffer Virgin Trains drivers strike

South Cheshire rail users to suffer Virgin Trains drivers strike

Crewe and Nantwich rail users could be hit by further transport problems as Virgin Trains West Coast staff announce strike action in December and January.

The action comes after RMT Union members voted by 9 to 1 in favour of striking in a dispute over pay.

November 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Rail junction sign returns to Nantwich after almost 50-year absence

Rail junction sign returns to Nantwich after almost 50-year absence

A sign from the signal box which used to control a railway junction has been returned to Nantwich – almost 50 years after it was last seen.

The Nantwich-Market Drayton Junction sign is now being displayed at Nantwich Museum on Pillory Street.

November 28, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Millfields Primary pupils join Rotary to plant 105 trees at Coed Wen

Millfields Primary pupils join Rotary to plant 105 trees at Coed Wen

Millfields Primary School pupils joined Nantwich Rotary volunteers for tree planting at Coed Wen.

Nantwich Rotary Club President Tony Hoy teamed up with the youngsters and Nantwich in Bloom’s Doug Butterill for the project.

November 27, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Mystery peahen ruffling feathers in Nantwich

Mystery peahen ruffling feathers in Nantwich

The mystery behind a peahen roaming the streets in Nantwich for several weeks is ruffling a few feathers.

Residents living in the Mount Drive and Crewe Road area of the town have noticed the bird patrolling their gardens and local streets.

November 22, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News