Environment

Campaigners to launch petition against Muller’s “Nantwich South” plans

Campaigners to launch petition against Muller’s “Nantwich South” plans

Campaigners fighting plans for a 1,000-home “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley are to launch a petition against the proposal. Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson and local councillors Andrew Martin and Peter Groves are expected to attend the launch of the petition tomorrow (July 14).

Muller unveils latest “Nantwich South” village centre plans for Stapeley

Muller unveils latest “Nantwich South” village centre plans for Stapeley

A housing developer claims more residents “accept” the need for controversial plans to build a new “Nantwich South” village. Colin Muller unveiled updated plans to create 1,000 homes in Stapeley with a new school, shops, business units and sports pitches.

Flood warning threat for Nantwich area as torrential rains hits region

Flood warning threat for Nantwich area as torrential rains hits region

Nantwich and surrounding villages are facing severe disruption as heavy rain causes chaos around the region. Severe downpours through the night and today (July 6) have left some roads almost impassable, including busy Wellington Road and the A500.

July 6, 2012 0 comments Environment, Incident, Latest, News
Dozens object to 146-homes plan for Stapeley Water Gardens site

Dozens object to 146-homes plan for Stapeley Water Gardens site

A controversial bid to build 146 homes on the old Stapeley Water Gardens site will go before councillors with dozens of objections lodged. But despite fears raised by Environment Agency, highways officers and residents, planners have recommended it be approved.

New school planned for “Nantwich South” 600-home development

New school planned for “Nantwich South” 600-home development

Plans a for controversial 600-home development in Stapeley, Nantwich, will come under the spotlight again next week. And now updated “Nantwich South” proposals include a new village school to cater for hundreds more families.

Nantwich hit by water supply problems, United Utilities investigating

Nantwich hit by water supply problems, United Utilities investigating

United Utilities are investigating after thousands of Nantwich homes and businesses suffered water supply problems today (July 4). Teams of engineers are looking at water pressure problems which have left many with no or poor supplies.

July 4, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest
Willaston Green Gap Action Team launch Government e-petition

Willaston Green Gap Action Team launch Government e-petition

Residents are being urged to sign an e-petition to “Save The Green Gap” around Nantwich and surrounding villages. Willaston Green Gap Action Team has launched the e-petition on the Government’s website.

July 4, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, Politics
Councillors agree free dial-a-ride for Nantwich bus pass holders

Councillors agree free dial-a-ride for Nantwich bus pass holders

Councillors have voted for free flexible transport for concessionary bus pass holders in Nantwich, Crewe and surrounding villages. Cheshire East Council Cabinet’s decision means concessionary bus pass holders can access dial-a-ride services across the borough.

July 4, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, Politics
Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre warning after mystery fox deaths

Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre warning after mystery fox deaths

Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre bosses have urged people not to bring pets to an annual fun day after the mystery death of four foxes. Tests are being carried out but the cause has not been established prior to tomorrow’s (July 1) fun day at the Nantwich RSPCA centre.

Fire crews stage Safety Afloat day at Overwater Marina, Nantwich

Fire crews stage Safety Afloat day at Overwater Marina, Nantwich

Firefighters from Cheshire attended a Safety Afloat event near Nantwich to highlight the need for safety on the waterways. The day saw organisations demonstrate and promote awareness and safety around water at Overwater Marina, Coole Lane.

June 29, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich’s Holland & Barrett store faces more repairs two years on

Nantwich’s Holland & Barrett store faces more repairs two years on

More repairs are being carried out on the Holland & Barrett store in Nantwich – almost two years since dramatic “slippage” incident. Work is currently ongoing on the premises’ weight-bearing walls and internal joists up to the top (fourth) floor.

June 26, 2012 0 comments Business, Environment, Latest, News
Wulvern Housing staff transform Derby Docks community plot

Wulvern Housing staff transform Derby Docks community plot

Staff from Nantwich housing provider Wulvern Housing joined residents to transform a community allotment. The team got stuck in to tackle the overgrown plot on Crewe’s Derby Docks estate.

June 24, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Environment, News
Roadworks on major Nantwich routes cause traffic chaos in town

Roadworks on major Nantwich routes cause traffic chaos in town

A number of roadworks on major routes in and around Nantwich have caused traffic chaos in the town. The main A500 nantwich bypass between Peacock (Crewe Road) and Sainsbury’s (Middlewich Road) roundabouts has been closed today (June 21) for resurfacing.

June 21, 2012 2 comments Environment, Latest, News