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TV’s Fred Talbot enjoys Reaseheath College’s lambing event

TV’s Fred Talbot enjoys Reaseheath College’s lambing event

TV personality Fred Talbot saw a lamb being born for the first time when he visited Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The popular Granada Reports presenter and weather forecaster watched 18-year-old Colin Potts, a Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture student, deliver the lamb.

Cheshire East Council loses £1.6m in waste scheme fiasco

Cheshire East Council loses £1.6m in waste scheme fiasco

Cheshire East Council looks set to write off £1.6 million of local taxpayers’ money by pulling out of a waste disposal scheme. The authority has spent the money on the PFI project which aimed to dispose of 180,000 tonnes of household waste each year.

March 3, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich residents air fears over Stapeley Water Gardens site future

Nantwich residents air fears over Stapeley Water Gardens site future

Concerned Nantwich residents questioned housing developers about plans for the former Stapeley Water Gardens site. David Wilson Homes gave a presentation about their 146-home proposal for half of the site off London Road at a Stapeley Parish Council meeting.

March 2, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich RSPCA staff nurse injured red squirrel back to health

Nantwich RSPCA staff nurse injured red squirrel back to health

RSPCA staff in Nantwich have been hard at worked nursing this injured red squirrel back to health. The protected mammal was taken to the Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in London Road after being hit by a car.

March 2, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
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