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Nantwich residents get two-year Council Tax freeze, says Cheshire East

Nantwich residents get two-year Council Tax freeze, says Cheshire East

Cheshire East is to freeze Council Tax rates for Nantwich residents for the next two years. And more than a quarter of council management posts are to be cut to save £5 million.

March 2, 2013
New Wrenbury housing scheme unveiled by Wulvern

New Wrenbury housing scheme unveiled by Wulvern

Bosses at Wulvern Housing have unveiled their latest development at a site in Wrenbury, near Nantwich. Sandfield Court is a new development of eight two-bedroom bungalows aimed at people over 55.

February 28, 2013
Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors call for village switch to Nantwich LAP

Willaston councillors are calling for the village to be switched into the Nantwich Local Area Partnership from Crewe. They say the village has a stronger connection to Nantwich, says Willaston Parish Council.

February 27, 2013
New Nantwich Partnership fights for town centre funding

New Nantwich Partnership fights for town centre funding

A new Nantwich Partnership has been formed to attract funds to boost town centre areas showing “wear and tear”. The Partnership has been formed by Nantwich Town Council, Nantwich Civic Society, Cheshire East Council and business and tourism groups.

February 27, 2013
HSE to target Cheshire construction sites amid injuries

HSE to target Cheshire construction sites amid injuries

Unsafe practices on Cheshire building sites  are being targeted in a campaign to reduce death and serious injury. HSE inspectors will make random checks on sites across South Cheshire during a two-month crackdown.

February 26, 2013
Last Riverside signpost unveiled by Mill Island in Nantwich

Last Riverside signpost unveiled by Mill Island in Nantwich

The seventh sign has arrived along Nantwich’s Riverside – courtesy of Nantwich Civic Society and other local volunteers. The final signpost of seven was unveiled at the entrance to Mill Island on Waterlode yesterday to complete a town council funded project.

February 22, 2013
Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council has approved a controversial 240-homes plan for a greenfield site in Nantwich. Gladman Developments proposal for land off Queen’s Drive was passed by the Strategic Planning Board yesterday (February 20), despite objections.

February 21, 2013
Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Crewe and Nantwich residents can have their say on the planned high-speed HS2 rail link for South Cheshire. The Government announced its preferred route last month, which includes a high-speed service from Crewe to London in 58 minutes.

February 20, 2013
Starling survey advises Nantwich residents on scare tactics

Starling survey advises Nantwich residents on scare tactics

Fed-up Nantwich residents can stop nuisance starlings from roosting – by banging bin lids and playing music! The advice is included in a report by experts paid to study reasons why starlings have targeted the town in the past three winters.

February 19, 2013
Seventh Riverside signpost to go up at Mill Island, Nantwich

Seventh Riverside signpost to go up at Mill Island, Nantwich

The last in a series of new Riverside signposts in Nantwich is to be unveiled this week. Volunteers of Nantwich Civic Society have teamed up with the town council who helped to fund the project.

February 19, 2013
Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Villagers issue “gaping pothole” warning on busy Wistaston road

Residents in Wistaston are warning motorists about a large and dangerous pothole on a busy route through the village. These pictures show how the long gaping hole is affecting vehicles along Broughton Lane, towards Church Lane and Joey the Swan.

February 18, 2013
Nantwich in Bloom chairman Doug Butterill steps down

Nantwich in Bloom chairman Doug Butterill steps down

Nantwich in Bloom’s long-serving chairman Doug Butterill is standing down due to ill health. Doug has been instrumental in leading the Nantwich in Bloom team to success over the years, including regional and national accolades.

February 13, 2013
Cheshire East seeks funding help for Nantwich CCTV cameras

Cheshire East seeks funding help for Nantwich CCTV cameras

The future of Nantwich’s CCTV service could be in doubt unless the town council contributes. Nantwich Town councillors have been told by Cheshire East Council they may have to pay up to £26,000 if they want a full service to remain in place.

February 12, 2013