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Stapeley residents urged to comment on Nantwich town strategy

Stapeley residents urged to comment on Nantwich town strategy

Campaigners are urging residents in Nantwich to air their views on the town strategy plan before this Monday’s October 1 deadline. Only around 300  have submitted views on the consultation, which outlines a plan for housing, infrastructure, jobs and services for Nantwich up to 2030.

September 27, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Cheshire Police issue floods warning to drivers and residents

Cheshire Police issue floods warning to drivers and residents

Cheshire Police have issued warnings to drivers as flooding continues to cause havoc in the county. Further heavy rain has affected many roads and village and towns across the county, although no residents have had to be evacuated yet.

September 26, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

A candidate for Cheshire’s new top policing post wants to double the number of special constables and crack anti-social yobs. Ex Crewe & Nantwich borough councillor John Dwyer also vows to form a team to tackle the county’s 100 worst drug offenders.

September 25, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Cheshire artist stages wildlife exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Cheshire artist stages wildlife exhibition at Nantwich Museum

A Cheshire artist has launched her “Wildlife in Inks and Watercolours” exhibition at Nantwich Museum. Colleen Parker’s work is now on display in the Community Gallery at the Pillory Street venue.

September 24, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

A village green in Nantwich is to be officially renamed in honour of a late council stalwart. Willaston village green is to be called Mike Heywood Green in tribute to the former parish council chairman (pictured).

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Parish councillors clashed with the leader of Cheshire East over the  long-running Stapeley Village Hall saga. The delays and dithering over opening the hall next to Pear Tree Primary School were laid bare at a packed public meeting.

Nantwich Library rewards youngsters in “Reading Challenge”

Nantwich Library rewards youngsters in “Reading Challenge”

Dozens of Nantwich youngsters celebrated completing their summer Reading Challenge this week. Nantwich Library staged a series of presentation events for children of all ages who took part in the challenge.

September 21, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

A council leader told a packed Nantwich meeting he would fight “unsustainable” housing developments threatening the town. Leader of Cheshire East Cllr Michael Jones addressed around 100 people in Stapeley.

September 21, 2012 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News, Stapeley
Thai restaurant plan for former Mia Stanza store on Welsh Row

Thai restaurant plan for former Mia Stanza store on Welsh Row

The former Mia Stanza store on Nantwich’s Welsh Row could become a new Thai restaurant and takeaway, it has emerged. A licensing application has been lodged by restaurant owners in Manchester for the site, town councillors said.

September 19, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest
International stars set for Nantwich Words and Music Festival

International stars set for Nantwich Words and Music Festival

International stars are set to perform at Nantwich Words and Music Festival 2012 next month. The festival, to run from October 8 to 14, will host unique performances in intimate venues around the town.

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan will add glamour to a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display in Nantwich. The pin-up, who plays Rovers barmaid Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap, will be at the “Spooktacular” Halloween family fun night at Dorfold Park on October 27.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich charity champion’s special Paralympic Torch moment

Nantwich charity champion’s special Paralympic Torch moment

A Nantwich charity champion described the amazing experience of carrying the Paralympic Torch. Olwyn Payton was nominated by people in the town for her work and in memory of her daughter died after being born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Ship’s musical instruments sell for £30,000 at Nantwich auction

Ship’s musical instruments sell for £30,000 at Nantwich auction

Musical instruments played by a cruise ship musician in the 1960s struck a chord with buyers at a Nantwich auction. The old instruments raised almost £30,000 when sold at Peter Wilson auctioneers, on Market Street.

September 17, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest