Environment

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers fill 22 sacks in just one hour

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers fill 22 sacks in just one hour

Willing Nantwich Litter Group volunteers have been out in force again to clean up after the town’s litter louts. Working in small teams, 21 volunteers filled an incredible 22 binbags of rubbish in just one hour.

October 26, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest
Nantwich councillor fights for lower energy prices for town residents

Nantwich councillor fights for lower energy prices for town residents

A Nantwich councillor has launched plans to lower energy costs for local residents. Town Cllr Stuart Hutton is urging people to sign up to a Collective Energy Bargaining Scheme.

October 25, 2012 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

Farming Minister praises Reaseheath College food production role

Farming Minister praises Reaseheath College food production role

Reaseheath College’s role in the UK’s food production industry has been applauded by Farming Minister David Heath. The MP visited the Nantwich campus as part of a fact-finding tour of rural communities and businesses in the north west.

Nantwich’s RSPCA Stapeley Grange relaunches education programme

Nantwich’s RSPCA Stapeley Grange relaunches education programme

By Laura Normansell RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich welcomed visitors to its new-look wildlife centre to witness a new era. Nantwich Mayor Cllr Graham Fenton and RSPCA boss Gavin Grant reopened its new education programme nine years after it closed.

Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Police hunt yobs after Wistaston playground vandalised

Vandals who targeted a children’s playground in Wistaston are being hunted by police. The yobs daubed graffiti across play equipment and the floor at Joey the Swan park on Valley Road.

October 23, 2012 0 comments Crime, Environment, Latest, Wistaston
Cheshire East Council faces next step in Aston housing scheme dispute

Cheshire East Council faces next step in Aston housing scheme dispute

Councillors will decide on whether to impose a series of conditions on a controversial housing development in a Nantwich village. Initial plans for 43 houses in Aston were rejected by Cheshire East, but developers are appealing against the ruling.

Nantwich equine students display talents at Horse of the Year Show

Nantwich equine students display talents at Horse of the Year Show

Reaseheath College equine students involved in the Horse of the Year Show, also showed their acting talents in front of a royal audience. Fifteen of the 36 students who worked at the show in Birmingham had a crash course in acting so they could appear as extras in “The Final Charge”.

Nantwich primary school unveils “paper-free” pledge

Nantwich primary school unveils “paper-free” pledge

Pupils at a Nantwich primary school will no longer have to explain lost or scrunched up letters to mums and dads. Staff at Millfields Primary and Nursery School are ditching the paperwork and embracing technology to talk to parents.

October 18, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Muller Property submits plan for “Nantwich South” access road in Stapeley

Muller Property submits plan for “Nantwich South” access road in Stapeley

Developers bidding to build a “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley have submitted their first planning application. Muller Property has submitted proposals for a new access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

October 16, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, Stapeley
Reaseheath College stages popular Apple Festival in Nantwich

Reaseheath College stages popular Apple Festival in Nantwich

By Jonathan White Visitors flocked to the 20th Reaseheath Apple Festival staged at the Nantwich college this weekend. The free event featured dozens of different types of apples sourced from around the world.

Willaston Village Green renamed after Mike Heywood at packed ceremony

Willaston Village Green renamed after Mike Heywood at packed ceremony

Hundreds of Willaston residents turned out to witness the village green’s re-naming ceremony. The popular Nantwich village now has a green named after former parish councillor Mike Heywood, affectionately known as “Mr Willaston”.

Reaseheath College students graduate in Nantwich town centre

Reaseheath College students graduate in Nantwich town centre

Reaseheath College students celebrated their degrees at a graduation ceremony in Nantwich town centre. More than 100 graduates dressed in gowns and mortar boardscspilled out of St Mary’s Church where they mingled with families and employers.