Environment

Police issue Storm Aileen warning to Crewe and Nantwich residents

Police issue Storm Aileen warning to Crewe and Nantwich residents

Nantwich and Crewe residents are being warned to be prepared as Storm Aileen is set to sweep through Cheshire tonight (Sept 12)

The Met Office has issued an Amber weather warning for Cheshire, with forecasters predicting winds of up to 75mph.

Cheshire East Council chiefs seek stronger powers to tackle dog fouling

Cheshire East Council chiefs seek stronger powers to tackle dog fouling

Council chiefs are seeking stronger powers to tackle dog fouling which plagues the streets and open spaces of Nantwich and Crewe.

Cheshire East Council wants to impose a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) on all its public spaces.

September 12, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich allotment tenants losing plot in council crackdown

Nantwich allotment tenants losing plot in council crackdown

Would-be gardeners in Nantwich are literally losing the plot – amid a council crackdown on absent allotment holders.

Nantwich Town councillors are targeting a ‘growing’ problem with tenants who have ‘bean’ neglecting their sites.

September 8, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Major £48 million plan to revamp Crewe’s Royal Arcade considered

Major £48 million plan to revamp Crewe’s Royal Arcade considered

A £48 million plan to revitalise the Royal Arcade site in Crewe town centre is being considered by Cheshire East Council, it emerged today.

The plan aims to redevelop the Royal Arcade site to include a new eight-screen cinema, gym, restaurants, shops, a new bus station, and refurbish the Market Hal

September 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Orphaned mouse saved by Nantwich RSPCA with porridge

Orphaned mouse saved by Nantwich RSPCA with porridge

An orphaned woodmouse is being brought back to health by Nantwich RSPCA staff – and a diet of creamy porridge!

The two-inch mouse was found in Terret Close, in Walsall, near to the body of his dead mum.

August 28, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

A fourth serious accident in the last month once again closed the A534 at Faddiley in Nantwich today (August 27).

The latest collision involving a car and a motorbike happened on Wrexham Road close to The Thatch pub.

A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich to reopen September 1

A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich to reopen September 1

Emergency repair work on the A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich is to be completed next week.

The road has been closed since July 19 after a major water mains failure flooded the road and washed parts away.

August 24, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

The number of hedgehogs admitted to an RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is set to spike at 400, sparking an appeal by staff.

More than 375 of the spiky creatures have came into the care of Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in 2017 – an average of 12 a week.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

By Jonathan White
An autistic artist is creating stunning oil paintings of Nantwich scenes to sell as cards.

Talented Christian Turner, aged 23, from Sandbach, produced this painting of Nantwich Town Square as his first scene.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff were left red-faced after painting bright yellow ‘school’ warning signs outside a village school near Nantwich which closed 10 years ago!

The clanger was made outside the old Buerton Primary School on Woore Road near Audlem.

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

This is the latest lorry accident on an  A534 bend near Nantwich – the third within yards of each other in just two weeks.

Now residents living along the stretch of road in Faddiley are calling for action.

Four major Nantwich housing schemes on “high risk” wrong air quality data list

Four major Nantwich housing schemes on “high risk” wrong air quality data list

Four major Nantwich housing development applications are on a “high risk” list of 12 impacted by the manipulated air quality scandal, Cheshire East Council has revealed.

Developments at Stapeley Gardens, Kingsley Fields, Audlem Road/Broad Lane, and Queens Drive are all on the list the council has been forced to review after external investigators uncovered ‘deliberate’ manipulation of air quality test results.

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

The former Redsands children’s home in Nantwich has been sold, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The centre, off Crewe Road, has been derelict for years, attracting vandalism and costing the council in maintenance and repairs.

August 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics