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Nantwich bus service to Leighton Hospital saved by Mikro Coaches

Nantwich bus service to Leighton Hospital saved by Mikro Coaches

A vital bus service linking Nantwich residents to Leighton Hospital has been saved from the axe.

The 78 bus service was being cut by D&G Bus from July 22, a move which angered many users needing it to get to and from the hospital.

July 2, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Film Club to host third Nantwich Film Festival next month

Nantwich Film Club to host third Nantwich Film Festival next month

The Nantwich Film Club is hosting the 3rd Nantwich Film Festival between May 19 and 27.

This year’s “cinematic extravaganza” will be taking place at a variety of venues across the town.

Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

A 76-year-old woman fell victim to a distraction theft in Nantwich town centre, police have warned.

The elderly victim was approached by a man and woman in the Home and Bargain store on Beam Street, who engaged her in conversation before leaving.

March 1, 2018 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening South Cheshire bus services saved from axe, says Cheshire East

Some evening bus services running in Crewe, Sandbach, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Congleton are being retained.

All subsidised evening services in Cheshire East were due to be axed in a bid to save £1.5 million in costs.

February 7, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics, Village News
Nantwich bus users face more travel problems amid Arriva strike days

Nantwich bus users face more travel problems amid Arriva strike days

Hundreds of bus users in Nantwich and Crewe face five more days of travel problems as Arriva drivers continue strike action.

The next day of industrial action takes place on Monday (November 6), with no Arriva bus services across South Cheshire, warns Arriva North West.

November 4, 2017 1 comment News
Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services face axe despite consultation, says Cheshire East

Sunday and evening bus services in Crewe and Nantwich look set to be scrapped by Cheshire East Council after it reviewed its plans following consultation.

But Saturday services will be maintained as the authority prepares to press ahead with cuts to its subsidised bus services.

October 24, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Crewe and Nantwich bus users hit by Arriva North West driver industrial action

Hundreds of bus passengers across Crewe and Nantwich have been hit by the first of three planned industrial action days by Arriva North West drivers.

All Arriva North West services running in Crewe and Nantwich were cancelled today as part of the first 24-hour strike.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

A radical plan to axe all subsidised evening and Sunday bus services, is being considered by Cheshire East Council.

The proposal, which will now go out for a 10-week consultation, is designed to save the authority more than £1.5 million.

Angry Shavington residents ‘forgotten’ in bus service shake-up

Angry Shavington residents ‘forgotten’ in bus service shake-up

Elderly Shavington residents fear they have been ‘forgotten’ in the shake-up of public transport after the collapse of GHA Coaches.

Almost all bus routes have been saved by Cheshire East Council – except the no 44 service which took Shavington residents to and from Crewe and Nantwich.

Almost all Nantwich bus services restored after collapse of GHA Coaches

Almost all Nantwich bus services restored after collapse of GHA Coaches

Bus services in Nantwich and Crewe are almost back to normal two weeks after the collapse of one of Cheshire East’s biggest operators, GHA Coaches.

The company ceased operating on July 13, leaving Cheshire East Council’s transport management company TSS to deal with a major challenge.

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators like D&G have stepped in to maintain services after GHA Coaches went in to administration.

Public services across South Cheshire were thrown into chaos after the company announced it was ceasing all operations on July 13.

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

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A Nantwich pensioner has described the moment she thought she was going to die when a bus crashed into the glass shelter she was sitting in.

Terrified Lilian Shard, 78, was waiting at Nantwich bus station to go home to Faddiley when a double decker ploughed into the shelter.