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Nantwich animal centre’s plea for help to rehome abandoned cats

Nantwich animal centre’s plea for help to rehome abandoned cats

By Laura Normansell Bosses at a Nantwich cat re-homing organisation have issued a plea for help to house scores of felines left abandoned. The RSPCA Stapeley Grange Cattery, on London Road, which is licensed to hold 64 cats, is full to capacity.

July 31, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Families enjoy Reaseheath’s Maize Maze at Nantwich college

Families enjoy Reaseheath’s Maize Maze at Nantwich college

Families in Nantwich are enjoying the latest maize maze opened at Reaseheath College in time for the summer holidays. And as well the maize re-opening, the college has also opened its campus zoo to the public.

Nantwich dairy farmers join the growing milk price protest

Nantwich dairy farmers join the growing milk price protest

Hundreds of dairy farmers from Nantwich and South Cheshire have joined in the protests over milk prices. The farmers have been demonstrating outside processing firms calling on fairer prices for their milk.

July 23, 2012 1 comment Business, Environment, Latest, News
Reaseheath College student garden scoops award at RHS Flower Show

Reaseheath College student garden scoops award at RHS Flower Show

Reaseheath College student Angela Fearon chats to tv gardening guru Monty Don at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park after scooping a coveted award. Angela was one of five students who designed and project managed the Nantwich college’s show garden “Nature Squared”.

Nantwich Riverside panels erected in community project

Nantwich Riverside panels erected in community project

New signs are being erected along Nantwich Riverside to help visitors find out more about the town’s landscape and history. The seven double-sided signs are the result of a project led by Nantwich Civic Society.

Nantwich Litter Group plans crackdown before Britain in Bloom visit

Nantwich Litter Group plans crackdown before Britain in Bloom visit

Nantwich Litter Group is planning further blitzes on rubbish as the town prepares to welcome Britain in Bloom judges. The tean held its latest “Group Pick” in the Barony Park area, led by team leader Joyce Webb.

Wistaston in Bloom 2012 flowerbeds brighten up village

Wistaston in Bloom 2012 flowerbeds brighten up village

By Jonathan White Visitors to Wistaston are enjoying a splash of colour thanks to a sprinkling of flowerbeds blooming in the village. Designs were made by the Wistaston in Bloom committee of keen gardeners and representatives from Wistaston Parish Council.

July 15, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
MP Timpson and councillors back petition against “Nantwich South” plans

MP Timpson and councillors back petition against “Nantwich South” plans

Dozens of campaigners gathered with local councillors and MP Edward Timpson to launch a petition against a massive Nantwich housing development. Hundreds of residents have already objected to Muller Property Group’s bid to build a 1,000-home “Nantwich South” site in Stapeley.

Organisers cancel Nantwich Show after site is left flooded

Organisers cancel Nantwich Show after site is left flooded

Organisers of the biggest annual events in Nantwich have called off the event because of the wet weather. Nantwich Show will not go ahead as planned on July 25 as Dorfold Park is waterlogged, with forecasts predicting more rain over the next 10 days.

Reaseheath College scholarship sends students around the world

Reaseheath College scholarship sends students around the world

Three young agriculturalists will travel worldwide thanks to a Reaseheath College-backed scholarship launched at the Cheshire Show. Dairy vet Nicola Fair and dairy farmers Adam Brown and Paul Billington have been awarded £2,000 John Platt Travel Scholarships.

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