Post Tagged with: "Wardle"

Shropshire Union Canal embankment collapse leaves boats stranded

Shropshire Union Canal embankment collapse leaves boats stranded

An embankment collapse on the Shropshire Union Canal between Nantwich and Middlewich has left boats stranded and drained a large stretch of the waterway.

The incident has closed the canal between Wardle Lock and Stanthorne Lock, south of Middlewich.

March 16, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
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
Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution appoints new operations director

Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution appoints new operations director

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution has appointed Danny Earp as the firm’s new warehouse operations director – 13 years after joining as a warehouse clerk!

Danny joined the company, based on Nantwich Road in Wardle, in September 2004 straight out of university.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution achieves A+ rating in BRC audit

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution achieves A+ rating in BRC audit

Staff at Nantwich-based business Boughey Distribution are celebrating after it achieved a top A+ rating in a British Retail Consortium audit.

The company, which has recently had £1.3 million investment for ongoing improvements, achieved the Global Standard for Storage rating.

June 28, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution invests in 100 new trucks

Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution invests in 100 new trucks

Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution is replacing its 100 strong fleet of trucks with Mercedes-Benz Actros.

The company’s £8 million investment follows a 16-week driving trial, including competitive ‘shoot-outs’ with four different manufacturers.

February 14, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution expands business team

Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution expands business team

Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution is expanding its team with a new business development manager.

Jason Ward has joined the Wardle-based company from Pall-Ex.

January 9, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.

NWF tanker driver from Nantwich wins industry award

NWF tanker driver from Nantwich wins industry award

A heating oil tanker driver from Nantwich has won a top industry award.

Ian Ross, who works for Wardle-based NWF Fuels, has won the oil distribution trade association FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) Driver of the Year.

May 12, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Crews battle fire at Nantwich timber yard

Crews battle fire at Nantwich timber yard

Firefighters tackled a fire at a timber yard in Wardle, Nantwich.

Crews from Nantwich, Crewe and Chester fought the fire which broke out in extraction pipes.

May 11, 2016 0 comments Environment, Incident, News
Fire crews tackle blaze at demolished Nantwich pub The Jolly Tar

Fire crews tackle blaze at demolished Nantwich pub The Jolly Tar

Fire crews tackled a blaze at a popular Nantwich pub which was being demolished by developers.

The Jolly Tar, in Barbridge, was undergoing demolition after closing down months ago.

Nantwich based Boughey Distribution teams up with Palletline

Nantwich based Boughey Distribution teams up with Palletline

Nantwich warehousing and distribution company Boughey Distribution has become a member of Palletline.

Boughey says the move means many local businesses could soon afford a distribution service and access new marketplaces nationwide.

June 3, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution scoops national IT award

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution scoops national IT award

A team of IT workers at a Nantwich company has scooped a national gong at a prestigious national awards.

The IT team at Wardle-based Boughey Distribution won “Team of the Year 2014” at this year’s UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) awards.

August 5, 2014 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy voted through by full council

Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy voted through by full council

Cheshire East councillors have voted through the final version of a new Local Plan Strategy which is to be sent to Government for endorsement. The Plan proposes a number of policies which impact on Nantwich and surrounding areas over the next 15 to 20 years.