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Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Locks on the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich are among the busiest 10 in the UK, a survey shows.

An annual survey of lock usage, published by the Canal & River Trust charity, shows the Shropshire Union Canal and Llangollen Canal have two locks each included in the top eight of the national lock movements league table.

February 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Snugburys in Nantwich to stage charity Peter Rabbit party

Snugburys in Nantwich to stage charity Peter Rabbit party

Snugburys in Nantwich is to stage a Peter Rabbit Party this weekend, to celebrate the unveiling of the new 40ft structure after the original was burnt down.

The new 40ft straw sculpture was installed last week after staff and volunteers pulled together to resurrect the favourite Beatrix Potter character.

Peter Rabbit returns to Nantwich four months after Snugburys blaze

Peter Rabbit returns to Nantwich four months after Snugburys blaze

The giant straw Peter Rabbit sculpture is back in his rightful Nantwich place just four months after being burned to the ground.

The replacement 40th structure was unveiled this week by Snugburys – together with a CCTV camera and alarms!

Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Fundraising campaign to replace Peter Rabbit sculpture at Snugburys

Big-hearted residents have set up a fund-raiser to replace the Peter Rabbit straw sculpture in Nantwich which was burnt down by arsonists.

Police are hunting the offenders suspected of setting the 40-ft structure ablaze at Snugburys ice cream farm off the A51 in Hurleston.

Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police are hunting an arsonist suspected of torching the popular Snugburys Peter Rabbit statue in Nantwich.

The 38ft-straw sculpture was set ablaze in the field next to Snugburys overlooking the A51 at Hurleston last night (February 2).

February 3, 2017 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich firm Car Transplants donates vehicles for college students

Nantwich firm Car Transplants donates vehicles for college students

Nantwich firm Car Transplants has helped motor vehicle students gear up for their course – by donating a fleet of new vehicles to them.

The company, on Chester Road, Hurleston, donated four cars which South Cheshire College students can now work on during practical sessions.

May 3, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
People go crackers for Snugburys cheese ice cream!

People go crackers for Snugburys cheese ice cream!

Snugburys ice cream in Nantwich has teamed up with Pilgrims Cheese to make an extra mature cheddar cheese ice cream.

Snugburys, based off the A51 in Hurleston, were asked to make the cheese ice cream to mark Ice Cream Month.

July 31, 2015 1 comment Business, Business
Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

A Nantwich war hero who earned the Victoria Cross is to have a commemorative stone laid in his honour. Stanley Henry Boughey will be remembered in the town as part of the World War 1 centenary events in 2014.

September 10, 2013 4 comments Human Interest, Hurleston & Barbridge, Latest
MP Edward Timpson hails success of Nantwich Veterinary Hospital

MP Edward Timpson hails success of Nantwich Veterinary Hospital

MP Edward Timpson has hailed Nantwich Veterinary Hospital as a key amenity for the town. He was visiting the hospital at Crewe Road End, Nantwich, with practice partner Colin Baxter.

September 7, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, Politics
Roadworks on major Nantwich routes cause traffic chaos in town

Roadworks on major Nantwich routes cause traffic chaos in town

A number of roadworks on major routes in and around Nantwich have caused traffic chaos in the town. The main A500 nantwich bypass between Peacock (Crewe Road) and Sainsbury’s (Middlewich Road) roundabouts has been closed today (June 21) for resurfacing.

June 21, 2012 2 comments Environment, Latest, News