Environment

MP Laura Smith champions Back British Farming Day in Westminster

MP Laura Smith champions Back British Farming Day in Westminster

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP has thrown her support behind the Back British Farming Day in Westminster.

Farmers play a key role in producing food and caring for the countryside, and employ thousands across Cheshire.

September 18, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Crewe Police Station could close and officers moved to new fire station site

Crewe Police Station could close and officers moved to new fire station site

A plan is being considered to close Crewe Police Station near the Civic Centre and move all officers and staff to a new joint site at Crewe Fire Station.

Cheshire Fire Authority members are being encouraged to back the plan for a joint fire and police facility.

September 17, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East Council to outline latest air quality plan

Cheshire East Council to outline latest air quality plan

Cheshire East Council’s local air quality strategy is to be reviewed this week in a bid to tackle 17 areas of the borough needing improvement.

The strategy, to be discussed by the authority’s environment and regeneration overview and scrutiny committee tomorrow (September 17), comes after a damning report in 2017 said air quality figures had been “deliberately manipulated”.

September 16, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Drivers warned over Crewe Road closure delays in Nantwich

Drivers warned over Crewe Road closure delays in Nantwich

Motorists are being warned of delays in Nantwich as Crewe Road is to close for most of this weekend as part a Nantwich highway improvement scheme.

Cheshire East Highways say they will enforce a full road closure to upgrade the zebra crossing on Crewe Road on September 15 and 16.

September 14, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
More than £320,000 funding for Nantwich schemes under New Homes Bonus

More than £320,000 funding for Nantwich schemes under New Homes Bonus

Nantwich will receive around £320,000 over the next two years for new schemes as part of the Government’s New Homes Bonus.

Now award groups are being set by councillors to help decide how to spend the money.

September 11, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Shropshire Union Canal collapse near Middlewich will cost £3 million

Shropshire Union Canal collapse near Middlewich will cost £3 million

Work has started on the next phase to repair the Shropshire Union Canal breach near Middlewich after a giant 12-metre deep hole was left in the canal bank.

Paddle gates on the locks, which allow water into the canal, had been left open by a member of the public which caused the canal to overflow.

September 7, 2018 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Fish restaurant plans unveiled for historic Churches Mansion in Nantwich

Fish restaurant plans unveiled for historic Churches Mansion in Nantwich

Churches Mansion, one of Nantwich’s most historic buildings, could be turned in to an exclusive fish restaurant under news plans.

London-based firm KSH Fisheries Ltd have submitted proposals to turn Churches Mansion on Hospital Street into a “speciality fish restaurant” with a bar.

September 7, 2018 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cygnet’s lucky escape as Nantwich RSPCA staff remove 7cm hook

Cygnet’s lucky escape as Nantwich RSPCA staff remove 7cm hook

A cygnet who swallowed a large fishing hook has been saved by RSPCA staff in Nantwich.

And the incident has prompted the charity to urge anglers to take litter home with them.

September 6, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Every dog has its day in Richmond Village Nantwich scheme!

Every dog has its day in Richmond Village Nantwich scheme!

Care home residents in Nantwich are enjoying their doggy days after staff put out an appeal for pooches.

What started as a general request on Facebook to see if anyone could bring a dog into Richmond Village retirement centre for residents to spend time with, has become a runaway success.

September 4, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Orphaned seal pup at RSPCA Stapeley Grange marks start of ‘seal season’

Orphaned seal pup at RSPCA Stapeley Grange marks start of ‘seal season’

An orphaned seal pup has arrived at RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich, marking the start of the ‘seal season’ for the centre.

The common seal pup, nicknamed Godfrey, arrived at the animal charity’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre after being rescued from a beach in Cumbria.

September 2, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Councillors call for more action against illegal gypsy and traveller sites

Councillors call for more action against illegal gypsy and traveller sites

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors call for more to be done in battle against illegal gypsy and traveller sites across Nantwich and Crewe.
Members of Cheshire East Council’s strategic planning board gave thumbs up for consultation to begin on the next phase of the local plan.

August 30, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire Police launches operation to reduce motorcycle related collisions

Cheshire Police launches operation to reduce motorcycle related collisions

Cheshire Police has launched an operation to tackle the number of motorcycle related collisions on the county′s roads.

The week of action from Monday August 27 to Sunday September 2 is aimed at reducing the number of serious and fatal collisions involving motorcyclists.

August 27, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town Council helps raise modern day slavery awareness

Nantwich Town Council helps raise modern day slavery awareness

Nantwich Town Council is helping to raise awareness of modern day slavery and the exploitation of vulnerable people.

The council has teamed up with South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Libre Solutions Ltd (not for profit company) as part of the initiative.

August 24, 2018 1 comment Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News