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Two Nantwich sites considered for permanent gypsy camps

Two Nantwich sites considered for permanent gypsy camps

Land off Broad Lane in Stapeley and Hack Green, near Nantwich, were both considered for possible permanent gypsy sites by Cheshire East Council, it has emerged. They were on a list of 11 sites seriously considered before the council settled on land off Parkers Road/Kent Lane, in Crewe.

October 7, 2011 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
UPDATE… Roads reopening after huge fire hits Nantwich traffic

UPDATE… Roads reopening after huge fire hits Nantwich traffic

Roads are re-opening in Nantwich following the huge blaze at a scrap metal yard on Alvaston Business Park this morning. The only road still closed is the westbound carriageway of the Nantwich  bypass between Reaseheath and Sainsbury’s roundabout (as at 11.15am Oct 7).

October 7, 2011 0 comments News
Richmond Village residents raise £550 for Parkinsons UK

Richmond Village residents raise £550 for Parkinsons UK

Residents and staff at Richmond Village Nantwich have raised more than £550 for Parkinsons UK. Local members of the charity attended a presentation at the village, off London Road, and collected a cheque for £551.25.

October 7, 2011 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
UPDATE… Fire crews continue to battle massive blaze in Nantwich

UPDATE… Fire crews continue to battle massive blaze in Nantwich

This is the scene of today’s massive blaze at Alvaston Business Park which has caused traffic chaos in and around Nantwich. Firefighters were called to the fire at Garratt’s scrap metal yard, off Middlewich Road, at about 6am this morning (Oct 7). The fire was found to involve a large quantity of scrap metal which is on the site.

October 7, 2011 0 comments News
Police probe burglaries after Wrenbury couple targeted

Police probe burglaries after Wrenbury couple targeted

Detectives are probing links between three burglaries on elderly people, including one in Wrenbury near Nantwich. One of the raids has left a 107-year-old householder seriously ill in hospital after she confronted the burglars.

October 7, 2011 0 comments Crime, News
A530 crash adds to Nantwich traffic chaos

A530 crash adds to Nantwich traffic chaos

Reports of a road accident on the A530 Middlewich Road at Church Minshull is adding chaos to traffic in the Nantwich area, say drivers. A large fire on Alvaston Business Park in Nantwich has already meant diversions in place on busy routes around Reaseheath, Sainsbury’s and Middlewich Road.

October 7, 2011 0 comments News
BREAKING NEWS… Large blaze causes traffic chaos in Nantwich

BREAKING NEWS… Large blaze causes traffic chaos in Nantwich

Fire crews are tackling a large blaze at a scrap metal dealer’s in Nantwich this morning (Friday October 7). Police have set up diversions during peak rush hour after the fire broke out at Garratt’s Metals, at Alvaston Business Park, off Middlewich Road.

October 7, 2011 0 comments News
Fruity apple festival to hosted by Reaseheath College

Fruity apple festival to hosted by Reaseheath College

A fruity weekend will be on offer at Reaseheath College in Nantwich as part of a national celebration of the English apple. The free two-day festival on October 15-16 will feature rare varieties from all over the country, some dating back to Roman times.

Developers win appeal to build Wrenbury housing scheme

Developers win appeal to build Wrenbury housing scheme

A housing scheme in Wrenbury, near Nantwich, has been given approval following an appeal. Arena Housing Association and MCI Developments had their plans to build 14 affordable two and three bedroom homes on 1.5 acres off New Road turned down by Cheshire East Council’s planning committee.

October 6, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
Inquest into farm worker killed in Peckforton blaze

Inquest into farm worker killed in Peckforton blaze

An inquest date has been set into the death of a 61-year-old man killed in a house fire at Peckforton, near Nantwich. Retired farm worker John Ernest Ryder died after he was found in his burning home on Stone House Lane.

October 6, 2011 0 comments News, What's On & Reviews
Inquest set into death of Wistaston cyclist killed on A50

Inquest set into death of Wistaston cyclist killed on A50

An inquest has been set into the death of a cyclist from Wistaston who died in a road accident on the busy A50. Retired estates manager David Allbutt, of Yew Tree Road, died after the collision on May 19 earlier this year.

October 5, 2011 0 comments News, What's On & Reviews
Stapeley Parish Council frustration over community hall delays

Stapeley Parish Council frustration over community hall delays

Members of Stapeley Parish Council have revealed their frustration at the ongoing saga over the new community hall which is still not open for use. Hundreds of families have looked on in annoyance as the hall continues to be unused with metal fencing surrounding the site.

October 5, 2011 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
New Cheshire East highways deal for Nantwich roads

New Cheshire East highways deal for Nantwich roads

Nantwich’s roads will be maintained by a different company after Cheshire East Council unveiled its new approach to servicing the area’s highways. A new fleet of gritting vehicles, roadwork updates via Twitter and savings of more than £1 million a year are being promised by the council.

October 5, 2011 0 comments News