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New code of practice to end “Bodge job” pothole repairs in Cheshire East

New code of practice to end “Bodge job” pothole repairs in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors and officers at Cheshire East are hopeful a new code of practice will mean the end of ‘bodge job’ pothole repairs on major roads.

Cheshire East Council is set to adopt a new code of practice for road maintenance – called the Well Managed Highway Infrastructure – in line with Government guidelines introduced two years ago.

October 16, 2018 1 comment Environment, News, Politics, Village News

Nantwich Concert Band Charity Concert

Nantwich Concert Band Concert in aid of Hope House, Children Charity on Saturday 27th October, 7.30pm at Nantwich Methodist Church. Tickets £8/£6

October 16, 2018 0 comments Listings
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies power to comfortable 48 –7 win over Carlisle

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies power to comfortable 48 –7 win over Carlisle

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies built an important cushion at the top of the National Challenge 1 North West league with an eight-try demolition of Carlisle
Ladies at the Vagrants.

Unbeaten Carlisle struggled to counter Crewe’s pace last season, and the pattern of play was no different this year despite a competitive first half.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
USA U17s beat Brazil 3-2 in youth tournament clash at Weaver Stadium

USA U17s beat Brazil 3-2 in youth tournament clash at Weaver Stadium

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town hosted their second U17s International Youth Tournament game when Brazil lost 3-2 to USA at the Weaver Stadium.

Brazil once again playing in their iconic yellow, green and blue strip, and led 2-1 at half-time.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Street light left in middle of busy road in Wistaston

Engineers have widened a road and built a new pavement in Wistaston – but forgot to move a street light while doing it!

Now baffled residents in the village near Nantwich have called on Cheshire East Council to shed some light on the embarrassing bungle.

Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police chiefs warned today they may be forced to reduce police officer numbers by 250 over the next two years as it faces further budget cuts.

It comes as forces like Cheshire Constabulary are under increasing Government pressure to make more savings.

October 15, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Eli Woodward hat-trick helps Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts to victory over Dronfield

Eli Woodward hat-trick helps Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts to victory over Dronfield

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts earned a morale-boosting victory over visitors Dronfield thanks to hat-trick hero Eli Woodward to progress in the Midlands Intermediate Cup.

The hosts put their struggles in the league behind them in what coach John Farr called a “confidence boost” ahead of the league clash with leaders Ludlow.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport

Bonkers Bingo Monster Mash!

Bonkers Bingo Monster Mash promises to mix up your traditional bingo game, Halloween style! With 5 rounds of bingo, expect funky disco intervals, dance-offs and even a bit of karaoke if you dare. There will be ghoulish prizes up for grabs for the winning bingo cards, plus a raffle full of outrageous prizes to give you a second chance of[Read More…]

October 15, 2018 0 comments Listings
Man from Crewe climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan

Man from Crewe climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan

A South Cheshire man has successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Macmillan Chemotherapy Suite at Leighton Hospital in Crewe.

Roy Price, from Crewe, made the self-funded trip to Tanzania to climb the highest mountain in Africa in September this year.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Tumble Tots Crewe & Nantwich celebrates 10th anniversary

Tumble Tots Crewe & Nantwich celebrates 10th anniversary

Tumble Tots Crewe & Nantwich is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The franchise, which focuses on physical play programme for pre-school children, has been operating in South and Mid Cheshire for a decade.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town Council to appoint official Town Crier

Nantwich Town Council to appoint official Town Crier

Oh yay, oh yay – a big shout out to Nantwich Town councillors!

For they have voted to appoint an official Nantwich Town Crier – and are now crying out for applications, if you think you’re loud enough!

October 14, 2018 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines look set to be introduced along Western Avenue after a series of complaints about parking on the Nantwich street.

Cheshire East Council is proposing the move to have “no waiting at any time” on a section of the avenue close to the junction with Brine Road.

October 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Foodies flock to join new Nantwich Gourmet Supper Club

Foodies flock to join new Nantwich Gourmet Supper Club

Foodies have flocked to be part of a new fine dining experience in Nantwich.

The Gourmet Supper Club’s first event has sold out and there will be a full house at Olea Italian Cafe & Kitchen on Church Lane in Nantwich on October 21.

October 14, 2018 0 comments Business, Business