Environment

Cheshire East issues Olympic Torch disruption warning

Cheshire East issues Olympic Torch disruption warning

Council chiefs warned thousands of Crewe and Nantwich residents to expect travel and business disruption when the Olympic Torch arrives in town. Major routes will be shut for more than two hours during peak morning as torchbearers run the Flame around Crewe town centre.

May 30, 2012 2 comments Community Events, Environment, News
Plan for 13 canalside homes in Nantwich to go before councillors

Plan for 13 canalside homes in Nantwich to go before councillors

Plans to build 13 homes on land next to a canal in Nantwich are to go before councillors next week. The proposals, put forward by Elan Real Estate Ltd and British Waterways, include retaining a children’s play area on land off Marsh Lane.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Wardens target messy dog owners in Willaston and Rope

Wardens target messy dog owners in Willaston and Rope

Dog wardens are targeting irresponsible pet owners who don’t cleam up in the Nantwich villages of Willaston and Rope. Councillors and villagers have welcomed the crackdown which involves stencilling dog mess and wardens in plain clothes watching owners.

May 26, 2012 2 comments Environment, Latest, News
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.