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Cheshire East Council “ready” as winter snow heads for region

Cheshire East Council “ready” as winter snow heads for region

Council chiefs in Cheshire East say they are prepared as snow and ice looks set to hit the Nantwich area tonight and tomorrow (December 16). They say stockpiles of salt, a new information centre and modern gritting vehicles based at three sites, including Wardle near Nantwich, will help the borough cope with wintry conditions.

December 15, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest
Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Parking charges in Nantwich are to come under scrutiny at Cheshire East Council today (December 14). It follows complaints by angry councillors over a decision by council officers to hike up charges without councillors knowing.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile Africa run for Stapeley Grange

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

An RSPCA inspector has completed an amazing 1,500-mile run across South Africa to raise money for Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich. Emma Timmis, 27, a fully-fledged RSPCA inspector, hopes to raise thousands for the RSPCA centre on London Road.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents were given the chance to discuss plans by Reaseheath College to sell off land for a 1,100-home estate, shops and new school. The proposals for the 64-acre plot between the A51 and Welshman’s Lane could net the college up to £20 milllion.

December 13, 2011 1 comment Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

An education and innovation centre has been officially opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The John Platt Centre for Agriculture was named by Jim Paice, Minister for Food and Agriculture.

December 12, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Housing developers help replace trees in Willaston

Housing developers help replace trees in Willaston

A Willaston councillor has welcomed new tree planting by local developers in the Nantwich village. Cheshire East Cllr Brian Silvester helped Kirk and James Shenton to plant the three trees alongside Wistaston Road.

December 5, 2011 1 comment Environment, News
Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Plans for the Crewe Green Link Road to the A500 are back on after the Chancellor backed the scheme today. George Osbourne said he and the Department for Transport will fund 60 per cent, (£16.5m) of the £27million cost of the road.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Business, Environment, Human Interest, Latest
New Nantwich housing scheme gets go ahead

New Nantwich housing scheme gets go ahead

New homes are to be built off Hastings Road in Nantwich, despite residents’ objections. Arley Homes has been given permission by Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee to build a 21-home development close to the railway line.

November 23, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich Litter Group appeals for more volunteers

Nantwich Litter Group appeals for more volunteers

Volunteers working for the Nantwich Litter Group have been producing positive results for the town. Now the group, coordinated by Nantwich Town Cllr John Lewis, is appealing for more help to build on the progress being made.

November 21, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents have helped reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill in Cheshire East by 1,000 tonnes. A new silver bin which allows families to recycle more, using just one bin, means residents no longer have to sort their recyclables at the kerbside.

November 15, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest
Councillors and traders unhappy at medical centre plan

Councillors and traders unhappy at medical centre plan

Nantwich Town councillors and traders are objecting to plans submitted for the former Beam Street Medical Centre.

Keyworker Homes (Cheshire) wants to demolish the former medical centre and build a retail unit, with Marks and Spencer rumoured to be interested.

November 2, 2011 0 comments Business, Environment, Latest
Nantwich in Bloom begin work for UK Britain in Bloom finals

Nantwich in Bloom begin work for UK Britain in Bloom finals

Nantwich in Bloom volunteers are already working hard to impress judges in the UK finals of Britain in Bloom. Nantwich scooped the gold medal at the North West in Bloom awards ceremony in Southport, winning the town section and the nomination to represent the region in Britain in Bloom.

October 31, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
Tenants’ anger over plans to extend Nantwich pub hours

Tenants’ anger over plans to extend Nantwich pub hours

A pub in Nantwich is applying  to extend its drinking and live music hours, despite being investigated over complaints of late night noise. The White Horse pub in Pillory Street wants to extend its drinking hours to 2am indoors seven days a week, and extend live entertainment licence to 2.30am.

October 28, 2011 0 comments Environment, News