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Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

This is the latest lorry accident on an  A534 bend near Nantwich – the third within yards of each other in just two weeks.

Now residents living along the stretch of road in Faddiley are calling for action.

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill has officially opened St Luke’s Hospice’s new Nantwich charity shop.

Nantwich Town Crier caught the attention of passers-by on Pepper Street and it was a successful first day of trading which saw staff, volunteers and board members welcome customers through its doors.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

NHS trust staff who run Leighton Hospital have earned a national health and safety award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)achieved gold in this year’s RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Words and Music Festival launches poetry anthology

Nantwich Words and Music Festival launches poetry anthology

Nantwich Words & Music Festival is marking its tenth year by launching an anniversary poetry anthology.

Organisers say the anthology will feature a collection of poems submitted to the festival’s popular poetry competition in the past decade, judged by renown poets like Kim Moore (pictured).

August 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Four major Nantwich housing schemes on “high risk” wrong air quality data list

Four major Nantwich housing schemes on “high risk” wrong air quality data list

Four major Nantwich housing development applications are on a “high risk” list of 12 impacted by the manipulated air quality scandal, Cheshire East Council has revealed.

Developments at Stapeley Gardens, Kingsley Fields, Audlem Road/Broad Lane, and Queens Drive are all on the list the council has been forced to review after external investigators uncovered ‘deliberate’ manipulation of air quality test results.

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

The former Redsands children’s home in Nantwich has been sold, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The centre, off Crewe Road, has been derelict for years, attracting vandalism and costing the council in maintenance and repairs.

August 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Attempted burglary in Peckforton after ‘suspicious’ man spotted

Attempted burglary in Peckforton after ‘suspicious’ man spotted

Police have warned villagers near Nantwich of a suspicious ‘whistling’ man seen in Peckforton a few days before an attempted house burglary.

Offenders tried to break into a house in the village earlier today (August 8), causing damage to a door.

August 8, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, News, Village News
Nantwich schools benefit from £1 million Cheshire East grant boost

Nantwich schools benefit from £1 million Cheshire East grant boost

Schools in and around Nantwich will benefit from an extra £1 million buildings grant awarded to Cheshire East Council.

Nineteen schools and children centres have been successful in securing extra funding, including Millfields Primary, Audlem St James, Malbank High and Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre.

August 8, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Lorry crash leaves driver in hospital and blocks A534 near Nantwich

Lorry crash leaves driver in hospital and blocks A534 near Nantwich

A lorry driver was rescued by fire crews after a heavy goods vehicle overturned on the A534 near Nantwich

The incident blocked Woodhey Hall Lane in Faddiley just before 8am today (August 8).

Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

Man, 20, charged with five burglaries in Nantwich and villages

A 20-year-old man has been charged with five burglaries carried out in Nantwich and nearby villages in a 12-day period.

John Boy McDonagh from Charnock Place, Fegg Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent, was charged following an investigation by Crewe detectives.

RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

The RSPCA is warning people to be wary of wildlife when on a boat after a cygnet was killed by a propeller on a Nantwich canal

The injured and distressed cygnet was found by a member of the public with its skin ripped away, on the canal near to Barbridge Marina, Nantwich
(WARNING: Article contains graphic image)

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Penny Butterill opened Nantwich Museum’s latest exhibition – “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition charts the story of the river and how it has shaped local history.

August 6, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Chatwins worker’s £500 bike stolen by suspect with bolt cutters in Nantwich

Chatwins worker’s £500 bike stolen by suspect with bolt cutters in Nantwich

Police want to question this man after bolt cutters were used to sever chains and steal a £500 bicycle outside Chatwins bakery in Nantwich.

Stunned owner Nigel Attwell discovered his prize bike had been taken as he left work at around 5.30pm on July 25.

August 4, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News