Post Tagged with: "Cheshire East"

Nantwich Olympic heroes granted Freedom of the Borough

Nantwich Olympic heroes granted Freedom of the Borough

Nantwich Olympic heroes Bryony Page and Andy Small have been honoured with Cheshire East’s Freedom of the Borough status.

Also honoured was Sir Philip Craven, now living in Cheshire, who is President of the International Olympic Committee and has played a key role in Team GB’s Paralympics success.

December 19, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Plans to extend Nantwich Civic Hall unveiled

Plans to extend Nantwich Civic Hall unveiled

Plans have been unveiled to extend Nantwich Civic Hall – including a glass overhead walkway linking to the library next door.

Nantwich Town Council, which now owns the hall, hopes the £1.2million two-storey rear extension to the Civic Hall will provide a range of benefits to the community.

December 16, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Free car parking will be available on four days a year in Nantwich under a new plan unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The initiative comes after town councillors and traders campaigned for ‘fairness’ compared to other towns in the borough.

December 16, 2016 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

A Planning Inspector has backed Cheshire East’s delayed Local Plan for shaping future development – almost three years after it was first submitted.

But the authority still faces a further delay before the Plan is formally adopted.

December 15, 2016 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
Bentley Motors unveils ‘campus’ expansion plan in South Cheshire

Bentley Motors unveils ‘campus’ expansion plan in South Cheshire

Bentley Motors has unveiled a long-term plan to create a ‘campus style’ site to cement its future in South Cheshire.

The company, one of the biggest employers in the Crewe and Nantwich area, has drawn up the plan after discussions with Cheshire East Council.

November 29, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich residents face 3.99% hike in Council Tax in 2017

Nantwich residents face 3.99% hike in Council Tax in 2017

Nantwich families face a 3.99% rise in Council Tax as Cheshire East Council bids to find £100m savings.

The announcement means many face significantly larger tax bills in 2017-18, and follows a 3.75% increase in April this year.

November 3, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics, Village News
Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

A school bus service taking pupils from Willaston to Malbank in Nantwich is to be axed – despite vociferous protests by parents, teachers and councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s cabinet has upheld a previous decision to bring in a ‘walking route’ instead – which will take Willaston pupils over the London Road level crossing (pictured).

Nantwich indoor pool to close for five weeks

Nantwich indoor pool to close for five weeks

Nantwich indoor swimming pool is set to close for five weeks to undergo essential repairs.

The pool, which has attracted more than 100,000 visits since May 2016, is to undergo a significant refurbishment to improve its condition.

October 16, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Grants offered to Nantwich groups promoting walking and cycling

Grants offered to Nantwich groups promoting walking and cycling

Communities in Nantwich and Crewe are being invited to apply for grants aimed at promoting walking and cycling.

Town and parish councils, charities and voluntary organisations can apply to Cheshire East Council for up to £9,999 in funding.

October 15, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
New fly-tipping squad to tackle Crewe and Nantwich litter louts

New fly-tipping squad to tackle Crewe and Nantwich litter louts

A new team of officers recruited to tackle fly-tippers across Crewe and Nantwich, have issued 232 fixed penalty notices.

The private contractors, who started last week, aim to reduce fly-tipping, littering and dog fouling in the borough over the next 12 months.

October 10, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

Witters Field decision “undermines” Nantwich-Crewe green gap, warns councillor

The Government’s decision to allow 300 homes to be built on Witters Field in Wistaston, has undermined the Nantwich-Crewe green gap.

That was the warning from Cheshire East Councillor Ainsley Arnold.

September 24, 2016 2 comments News, Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich couple back campaign to recruit more foster families

Nantwich couple back campaign to recruit more foster families

A recruitment campaign has been launched across Cheshire East highlighting the need for scores of new foster families.

Cheshire East is one of 23 local authorities backing the #youcanfoster campaign which aims to address the North West’s fostering goals.

September 12, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Volunteers in the saddle to help Tour of Britain visiting Nantwich

Volunteers in the saddle to help Tour of Britain visiting Nantwich

Hundreds of volunteers across Cheshire are lining up to help the Tour of Britain’s visit to the region run smoothly.

High-profile cyclists like Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will be racing through Nantwich and other Cheshire East towns and villages on September 6.

September 2, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News