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College students to play at Royal Garden opening in Wistaston

College students to play at Royal Garden opening in Wistaston

Students are hoping they will be music to the ears when they perform at the opening of a new Royal Rose Garden in Wistaston. A-Level students from South Cheshire College will help celebrate the garden’s unveiling on June 8 as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

A500 and M6 junction works will boost Crewe and Nantwich jobs

A500 and M6 junction works will boost Crewe and Nantwich jobs

A new road layout off the M6 for Nantwich and Crewe could unlock the potential for new jobs in South Cheshire, council chiefs claim. Plans for the new road layout on the A500 approach and around junction 16 roundabout and slip roads could start this autumn.

May 23, 2012 1 comment Business, Environment, Latest, News
Young farmer scoops top prize at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Young farmer scoops top prize at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

A promising young farmer was the best baa none in a new competition to find Reaseheath College’s Young Shepherd of the Year. Guto Jones, 17, clinched the title in a contest held during the Nantwich college’s popular Family Festival.

Nantwich Litter Group cleans up town park and streets

Nantwich Litter Group cleans up town park and streets

Nantwich Litter Group has been making a clean sweep of the town’s parks and streets in a bid to tidy up Nantwich for the summer. A recent “Group Pick” targeted Brookfield Park all the way through to the Morrisons carpark via Waterlode, Station Road and Pillory Street.

Nantwich college gardener shines in national competition

Nantwich college gardener shines in national competition

A gardener from Nantwich proved she is among the best in the country after coming fourth in a national competition. Rhiannon Harris, 28, Reaseheath College and National Trust trainee, shone at the Institute of Horticulture’s “Young Horticulturalist of the Year”.

Nantwich town car parks free on Jubilee Bank Holidays

Nantwich town car parks free on Jubilee Bank Holidays

All council car parking in Nantwich will be free on the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holidays. Cheshire East Council has decided to suspend car parking charges on all its carparks in Nantwich and other towns.

May 11, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Young Nantwich gardeners bloom in new training scheme

Young Nantwich gardeners bloom in new training scheme

Nantwich residents can look forward to a summer of flourishing flower beds thanks to an award-winning training scheme. The project, run by Cheshire East Council and delivered by Reaseheath College, has seen budding gardeners working in parks and gardens.

Stapeley pupils and Richmond residents plant for Nantwich

Stapeley pupils and Richmond residents plant for Nantwich

Richmond Village Nantwich and Stapeley pupils were at one with nature when they sowed seeds for Nantwich in Bloom. Residents from the care complex joined forces with Broad Lane Primary School to sow wildflowers with the RHS.

Nantwich Civic Hall now under town council control

Nantwich Civic Hall now under town council control

One of Nantwich’s major assets is now under the ownership of the town council. Nantwich Civic Hall will be managed and maintained by Nantwich Town Council after talks with Cheshire East Council concluded today.

May 1, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, News
Council crackdown on school run parents in Rope

Council crackdown on school run parents in Rope

Council chiefs are to crackdown on parking problems around a primary school in Rope. Cheshire East Council has agreed to introduce double yellow lines around Berkeley Primary School.

David Wilson lodges 146-home plan for Stapeley Water Gardens site

David Wilson lodges 146-home plan for Stapeley Water Gardens site

Full plans for a housing development on the old Stapeley Water Gardens site in Nantwich have been lodged with Cheshire East Council. Nearby residents now have until May 16 to send in their objections or views on the controversial 146-dwelling plans from David Wilson Homes.

April 27, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Plea issued for more Nantwich Litter Group helpers

Plea issued for more Nantwich Litter Group helpers

Nantwich Litter Group is on the hunt for more volunteers to help out on a “group pick” day. Members are meeting on Wednesday May 9 from 10am at Brookfield Car Park to help clear away litter in parts of the town.

April 26, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Environment, Latest, News
Major delays when Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire

Major delays when Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire

Thousands of Crewe and Nantwich people will be hit by road closures and delays when the Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire. Majorroutes in and out of Crewe will be closed during peak morning traffic when the Olympic Torch Relay arrives on Thursday May 31.