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Police hunt thugs who smashed vehicles in Nantwich street

Police hunt thugs who smashed vehicles in Nantwich street

Police are hunting vandals who went on a wrecking spree on a Nantwich road, smashing up several vehicles.

Yobs jumped on a number of cars, smashing windscreens and damaging bodywork, on Birchin Lane in the early hours yesterday (March 3).

March 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Bypass to close this Sunday as part of Crewe Green works

Bypass to close this Sunday as part of Crewe Green works

The major road which links to the Crewe Green roundabout will close for most of this Sunday (March 4) to allow the safe removal of roadside vegetation.

The Haslington bypass A534 will close from 9am to 3.30pm.

March 1, 2018 0 comments Environment, News
Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich is helping to conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders.

Thirty tiny Desertas wolf spiderlings are being reared in the college’s terrestrial invertebrate room in Nantwich.

Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Hundreds of rail travellers in Nantwich and Crewe have been left stranded after Arriva Trains Wales pulled services because they “ran out of trains”.

It’s believed rail chiefs have been told that a number of trains were potentially ‘damaged’ by running over a faulty set of points in Wales overnight.

February 28, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Locks on the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich are among the busiest 10 in the UK, a survey shows.

An annual survey of lock usage, published by the Canal & River Trust charity, shows the Shropshire Union Canal and Llangollen Canal have two locks each included in the top eight of the national lock movements league table.

February 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Young autistic artist unveils new Nantwich scene oil paintings

Young autistic artist unveils new Nantwich scene oil paintings

By Jonathan White
A young autistic artist has unveiled his latest oil paintings of Nantwich town centre landmarks.

Christian Turner, 24, from Sandbach, has produced two pieces of work following on from his paintings last year of Nantwich Town Square and Christmas in Nantwich.

February 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

The result of a second public inquiry into the Muller Property application for Stapeley could take as long as 10 weeks to be announced.

A four-day inquiry was held last week into the first phase proposal by Muller to build 189 houses, industrial units, space for a school, and access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police, countryside rangers and council teams are targeting irresponsible dog owners to cut the number of attacks on livestock in South Cheshire.

A new ‘Get a Grip’ campaign has been launched to ensure pets do not harm farm animals and nesting birds.

February 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Thousands feel tremors after 4.4 earthquake hits Wales and England

Thousands feel tremors after 4.4 earthquake hits Wales and England

Thousands across South Cheshire felt tremors today after a 4.4 earthquake affected parts of Wales and England.

Shaking has been reported across south Wales, the south west of England and the Midlands.

February 17, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Highways chiefs in Cheshire East have almost doubled the number of pothole repair teams in a bid to tackle the rapid rise in road defects.

Drivers are faced with hundreds of potholes on many journeys around Crewe and Nantwich, with major roads also badly affected.

February 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Villagers are fighting plans to turn a historic country house near Nantwich into a wedding and events venue.

The owners of Grade II listed Hatherton Lodge, in Hatherton have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council for a change of use.

Stunning pictures capture Cormorant on River Weaver in Nantwich

Stunning pictures capture Cormorant on River Weaver in Nantwich

River Weaver in Nantwich continues to attract plenty of wildlife – as these stunning pictures show!

Our latest riverside resident is a Cormorant, captured in these images by local photographer Paul Topham.

February 11, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial is now officially a Grade II listed monument.

Historic England has added the memorial, on the town square on High Street, to the list of buildings of ‘Special Architectural or Historic Interest’.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News