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Ben Miller to open revamped Nantwich play area

Ben Miller to open revamped Nantwich play area

TV comedian and actor Ben Miller will open phase two of a popular new play area in his home town Nantwich. More work on the Stapeley recreation area, next to Pear Tree Primary School, will begin this week. It will see the area closed from September 21 for around four weeks.

September 20, 2011 0 comments Environment, News

Stapeley Grange manager to visit Malawi projects

An RSPCA centre manager from Nantwich is heading out to Africa this week to visit ongoing projects backed by RSPCA International. Lee Stewart, manager of Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, off London Road, is in Malawi projects he helped to set up and to visit the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.

September 19, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
New sign for Willaston street after bin problems

New sign for Willaston street after bin problems

New street signs are to be erected at a Willaston cul-de-sac after residents’ complained their bins were not being collected. The new signs will go up for The Fields, off Cheerbrook Road, Willaston, in the next few weeks, Cheshire East Council has confirmed. Cllr Brian Silvester (pictured), who represents Willaston and Rope, welcomed the news.

September 19, 2011 1 comment Environment, News
RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile run for Stapeley Grange

RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile run for Stapeley Grange

An RSPCA inspector is to run an amazing 1,500 miles across South Africa to raise money for Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich. Emma Timmis (pictured), 27, who recently became a fully-fledged RSPCA inspector, hopes to raise at least £15,000 for the RSPCA centre on London Road. Emma, of Sandbach, starts on Saturday October 8, running 25 miles a day[Read More…]

September 9, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Campaigners fight Stapeley 1,300 home plans

Campaigners fight Stapeley 1,300 home plans

Campaigners fighting to prevent more housing development in the Stapeley area of Nantwich have launched a new website to encourage others to join the protest. The site, www.protectstapeley.org.uk, highlights fears over potential development of 1,300 homes on land between Broad Lane, London Road,  Peter De Stapleigh Way, and the bridleway known as Deadman’s Lane.

September 7, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Petition calls for 20mph speed limit on Nantwich streets

Petition calls for 20mph speed limit on Nantwich streets

An ePetition calling for a 20mph speed limit on all residential streets in Nantwich has just one week left to run. The petition, which is currently posted on the Cheshire East Council website, says lower traffic speed limits will improve lives of many in the town.

September 1, 2011 1 comment Environment, News