Environment

Car park charging review as Nantwich Pool users set to lose ticket refunds

Car park charging review as Nantwich Pool users set to lose ticket refunds

Council chiefs have promised an overhaul of the borough’s car park charging policy which currently sees Nantwich shoppers pay some of the highest fees.

The pledge emerged today when council chiefs unveiled Cheshire East’s pre-budget consultation report for 2018-21.

November 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich tree specialist called in to aid hurricane-hit island

Nantwich tree specialist called in to aid hurricane-hit island

An arboriculture trainer from Nantwich has been helping in the recovery of the Caribbean island of Dominica after it was hit by devastating hurricanes.

Jono Finlow, who trains Reaseheath College students, is a trustee of DART International UK (Disaster Arborist Response Team).

RSPCA wildlife staff in Nantwich seek new home for abandoned tortoise

RSPCA wildlife staff in Nantwich seek new home for abandoned tortoise

A tortoise found abandoned in the street is on the slow road to recovery at a Nantwich RSPCA centre.

The 11kg leopard tortoise is being treated at the RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre after being found in a Sandbach street by a member of the public.

November 9, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners approve bid to turn Redsands children’s centre into dementia care village

Planners have approved a bid to turn the former Redsands children’s centre in Nantwich, into a specialised 71-bedroom dementia care village.

The buildings, in Willaston, will now have a new lease of life as a specialised centre of excellence in dementia care, with landscaped gardens and residential units.

Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Call for action after spate of accidents at busy Stapeley junctions

Stapeley councillors are calling for action at two busy road junctions in Nantwich after a series of accidents in recent weeks.

There have been a number of incidents at the traffic lights junctions of Newcastle Road/Elwood Way and further along where Elwood Way meets A51 London Road and Peter de Stapleigh Way.

November 7, 2017 1 comment Environment, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Richmond Village Nantwich scoops Gold at In Bloom awards

Richmond Village Nantwich scoops Gold at In Bloom awards

Staff and residents at Richmond Village Nantwich are celebrating after winning In Bloom awards.

The care village won a Gold Award at the Nantwich in Bloom award ceremony and an Outstanding at the North West Britain in Bloom Awards.

November 6, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Pebbleart project takes off in Crewe and Nantwich

Pebbleart project takes off in Crewe and Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Pebbleart is making an artistic impact in the Crewe and Nantwich area.

The Pebbleart project was started in Morecambe by a woman called Jacky Burns.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Stapeley RSPCA staff battle to care for rise in stranded seals

Stapeley RSPCA staff battle to care for rise in stranded seals

Staff at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are battling to care for a growing number of young seals.

There are currently 10 seal pups at Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, on London Road.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services in Crewe and Nantwich look set to be scrapped by Cheshire East Council after it reviewed its plans following consultation.

But Saturday services will be maintained as the authority prepares to press ahead with cuts to its subsidised bus services.

October 24, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Green waste collections to stop for two months, says Cheshire East Council

Green waste collections to stop for two months, says Cheshire East Council

Residents in Crewe and Nantwich will not have green waste bin collections for more than two months.

The cost-cutting move by Cheshire East Council will impact households across the borough between December 3 and February 11.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Storm Brian to hit rail Crewe and Nantwich rail services

Rail travellers in Crewe and Nantwich could be delayed by Storm Brian this weekend, operators have warned.

Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail say the severe weather forecast means emergency speed restrictions will be in place on the Nantwich-Crewe line between Wales and Manchester.

October 20, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Hundreds of bus passengers across Crewe and Nantwich have been hit by the first of three planned industrial action days by Arriva North West drivers.

All Arriva North West services running in Crewe and Nantwich were cancelled today as part of the first 24-hour strike.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial looks set to be officially ‘listed’ by Historic England as a site of ‘special architectural or historic interest’.

The move to list the memorial in the town square on High Street is part of the Government’s plan for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which takes place in November 2018.