Post Tagged with: "allotments"

Weaver Primary youngsters fly the flag for Nantwich allotments

Weaver Primary youngsters fly the flag for Nantwich allotments

A Nantwich youngster and his friends are flying their flag high this week – after winning an allotment flag design competition!

Young designer Jack Best, 10, a pupil at Weaver Primary, and his classmates entered the contest to design a logo for the Brookfield Allotments Association last winter.

Councils remain bogged down in Nantwich allotments legal row

Councils remain bogged down in Nantwich allotments legal row

Two councils are still bogged down in a 12-month legal battle over who should resolve flooded allotments in Nantwich.

As allotment tenants at the Brookfield site highlight their battle with swamped plots, Nantwich Town Council and Cheshire East Council remain at loggerheads.

January 12, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich allotment holders’ anger over flooded plots while councils argue

Nantwich allotment holders’ anger over flooded plots while councils argue

Allotment gardeners in Nantwich are spending a third winter under water – because two councils are arguing over who should fund repairs to a burst drain.

More than 20 plots on the site between Brookfield Park and Park Road, are flooded out again.

January 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Tarporley Allotment Holders Society to stage Open Day

Tarporley Allotment Holders Society to stage Open Day

Tarporley allotment holders are staging an open day in a bid to raise awareness of the threat they face.

The community allotments, established more than 40 years ago, provide space for residents to exercise and grow vegetables, fruit and flowers.

August 22, 2015 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News
Nantwich Police warn residents after spate of shed burglaries

Nantwich Police warn residents after spate of shed burglaries

Police in Nantwich are warning homeowners in the town to be alert after a number of sheds were broken into overnight. The allotments on Welshman’s Lane were particularly targeted by thieves, officers say.

January 4, 2014 0 comments Crime, Latest, Stapeley
Nantwich Town Council to reduce council tax bill by almost 6%

Nantwich Town Council to reduce council tax bill by almost 6%

Nantwich residents are to receive a reduction in their council tax bill from the town council in 2014-15. Town councillors have approved plans to drop the Nantwich precept by 5.9%.

December 17, 2013 2 comments Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Nantwich Civic Hall now under town council control

Nantwich Civic Hall now under town council control

One of Nantwich’s major assets is now under the ownership of the town council. Nantwich Civic Hall will be managed and maintained by Nantwich Town Council after talks with Cheshire East Council concluded today.

May 1, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich councillors agree £67 rise in town council tax

Nantwich councillors agree £67 rise in town council tax

Nantwich Town councillors voted overwhelmingly for a rise in council tax, which will see households pay an extra £67 a year. The council needs to bump up the precept by £360,000 in 2012-13 to help fund the takeover of key facilities like the Civic Hall, indoor market, toilets, allotments, and Brookfield Hall.

January 17, 2012 1 comment Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Town Council tax to rise £67 to fund venue takeovers

Nantwich Town Council tax to rise £67 to fund venue takeovers

Nantwich residents could pay an extra £67 a year each for their town council to takeover the Civic Hall and other venues. Nantwich Town Council says a rise in its council tax precept is needed to run the Civic Hall, indoor market, public loos and allotments from April.

January 4, 2012 2 comments Human Interest, Latest, News