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David Wilson Homes to present Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

David Wilson Homes to present Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

Housing developers will present plans for 150 new homes on the old Stapeley Water Gardens site in Nantwich at a meeting this week. David Wilson Homes will be at the Stapeley Parish Council meeting at Pear Tree Primary School on March 1 to outline the details of the development.

February 28, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Reaseheath College lambing and zoo events prove big hit

Reaseheath College lambing and zoo events prove big hit

Visitors flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich over the weekend to enjoy a fun-filled family event. The college opened its doors to both the popular live lambing weekend and the campus zoo to the public.

February 28, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich families object to Marsh Lane housing plans

Nantwich families object to Marsh Lane housing plans

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over plans to build 13 new homes on land near  Shropshire Union Canal. Elan Homes and the British Waterways Board have put the plan together for a site off Marsh Lane, Nantwich.

February 24, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Safety work has been carried out on the A500 footbridge at Willaston in Nantwich, after residents’ complaints. Broken street lights and a lack of gritting during dark, icy periods had left the bridge in a dangerous state, residents said.

February 21, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Stapeley Grange wildlife centre’s new school programme unveiled

Stapeley Grange wildlife centre’s new school programme unveiled

Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre is a step closer to launching an education programme for schools and groups in and around Nantwich. The centre has secured funding to breath new life into its education room and garden which have been dormant for almost ten years.

February 17, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich car park site to be redeveloped, says Cheshire East

Nantwich car park site to be redeveloped, says Cheshire East

Drivers in Nantwich look set to lose a free parking facility as work is due to start on regenerating the former gasworks site on St Anne’s Lane. Cheshire East Council wants to carry out work on the land off Welsh Row, currently used by hundreds of people each day as a car park.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Residents air housing plan views as “Protect Stapeley” campaign gathers pace

Residents air housing plan views as “Protect Stapeley” campaign gathers pace

Scores of residents attended exhibitions in Nantwich to study plans for a controversial housing development in Stapeley. Many people are objecting to the Muller and Jones Homes proposal for 600 new homes and a village centre in an ambitious “Nantwich South” development.

February 14, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Reaseheath College students help save native bluebell plant

Reaseheath College students help save native bluebell plant

Nantwich students took time off from studies to help save the threatened native bluebell flower. More than 20 Reaseheath College animal management students teamed up with the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) to plant 1,000 bulbs near Helsby.

February 11, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
David Wilson Homes to unveil Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

David Wilson Homes to unveil Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

A housing developer is to unveil its plans for around 150 new homes on the former Stapeley Water Gardens site in Nantwich. David Wilson Homes is preparing a detailed application to redevelop the site on London Road.

February 8, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Muller and Jones face angry residents over Nantwich South housing plan

Muller and Jones face angry residents over Nantwich South housing plan

Developers came under fire from residents at a Nantwich Town Council meeting when they outlined their plans for a major housing scheme. Bosses from Muller and Jones faced a packed meeting with many residents voicing their anger and objection to the “Nantwich South” plan for hundreds of homes on Stapeley farmland.

February 7, 2012 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Green campaigners criticise Stapeley and Nantwich housing plans

Green campaigners criticise Stapeley and Nantwich housing plans

Green campaign groups have hit out at housing development plans for Nantwich which they label “grossly excessive”. And they are now seeking “high level” meetings with Cheshire East Council in a bid to fight the proposals.

February 6, 2012 7 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
British explorer Colin Mortlake visits Reaseheath College students

British explorer Colin Mortlake visits Reaseheath College students

Top British explorer Colin Mortlake visited Reaseheath College in Nantwich to give adventure sports students a walk on the wild side. Colin, an author renowned for his respect for the natural environment, spoke to 80 students who study conservation and sustainability.

February 6, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Icy conditions for Cheshire East lead to weather warning

Icy conditions for Cheshire East lead to weather warning

These pictures show how South Cheshire has been battling against winter’s icy grip this week. Roads, footpaths and even waterways have struggled against the freezing temperatures, as this frozen shot of the Shrophire Union Canal at Nantwich Marina demonstrates.

February 5, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News