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Drivers warned as CEC steps up road repairs programme

Drivers warned as CEC steps up road repairs programme

Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of some disruption as Cheshire East Council steps up its road repairs programme in next few weeks.

With major gas pipe works on Welsh Row, bridge repairs on A530 Whitchurch Road, and fibre broadband works across the town, it could be a summer of delays and diversions.

August 2, 2021
Nantwich dog businesses team up to launch “Family Paw Club”

Nantwich dog businesses team up to launch “Family Paw Club”

Two Nantwich dog businesses are taking the lead to launch a new “Family Paw Club” in the area.

Owners of Nose to Trail and Unleashed at Wrenbury Hall Woods are joining forces to help the local community of dog owners.

July 31, 2021
Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

Busy A530 near Nantwich to close for 8 days for canal bridge works

The busy A530 Whitchurch Road near Nantwich is to be closed for up to eight days for major canal bridge repairs.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the route and follow diversions between July 31 and August 8.

July 30, 2021
MP Kieran Mullan hails Willaston Covid vaccination centre

MP Kieran Mullan hails Willaston Covid vaccination centre

Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan has praised the work of a Willaston team running a Covid vaccination centre in the village.

He visited The Acacia Suite at Willaston Masonic Hall to see how the progress of the centre.

July 30, 2021
Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has called on the Government to rethink a decision to freeze police officers pay.

Last week, the Government made the decision to freeze police officer pay for all of those whose salaries exceed £24,000 in 2021/22.

July 30, 2021
Cheerbrook team raises £5,000 for local district nurses

Cheerbrook team raises £5,000 for local district nurses

Staff at popular Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook cooked up a treat for charity by raising £5,000.

The team embarked on a Snowdon trek and raised the staggering amount in aid of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and local District Nurses.

July 29, 2021
Crewe Vagrants hockey players tackle challenge for stricken team-mate

Crewe Vagrants hockey players tackle challenge for stricken team-mate

A group of Crewe Vagrants hockey players are taking on a 40-mile walk in honour of their team-mate who is battling Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

Seventeen of Steph Thompson’s friends want to raise awareness of the Blood Cancer which has hit the popular Brine Leas School teacher for a second time.

July 29, 2021
Baby Club Cheshire in Nantwich booms after lockdown birth

Baby Club Cheshire in Nantwich booms after lockdown birth

A baby club set up in Nantwich during the pandemic lockdown is booming!

Baby Club Cheshire was the brainchild of young mum Steph Tully when her youngest daughter Izzy was just six-months-old.

July 28, 2021
Young Nantwich gamer goes for gold at TeamGB fanzone

Young Nantwich gamer goes for gold at TeamGB fanzone

A young Nantwich gamer enjoyed a day to remember when she gave GB Olympic athlete Iwan Thomas a run for his money!

Marley Sharp, eight, was one of number of youngsters challenged by the UK 400m record holder to compete playing the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 video game.

July 27, 2021
CEC launches “community diamonds” Early Help awards

CEC launches “community diamonds” Early Help awards

Cheshire East Council and partners have launched “Early Help” awards to celebrate individuals and organisations who support children and families facing crisis.

Issues such as debt, poor mental health or threat of homelessness can happen to families at any point in a child or young person’s life.

July 27, 2021
Detectives launch appeal after man, 44, stabbed in Crewe

Detectives launch appeal after man, 44, stabbed in Crewe

A 44-year-old man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a house in Crewe, police say.

Detectives are appealing for information following the incident at a property on Walthall Street.

July 26, 2021
Commemorative flower bed marks Reaseheath College centenary

Commemorative flower bed marks Reaseheath College centenary

A commemorative flower bed celebrating Reaseheath College’s 100th birthday has taken centre stage in Nantwich Town Square.

The project, in partnership with Nantwich in Bloom, marks the start of a year of events and celebrations the college wants to hold, subject to Covid, to mark its significant milestone.

July 26, 2021
Cheshire East Council consultation on £3.37m council tax support boost

Cheshire East Council consultation on £3.37m council tax support boost

Cheshire East Council has launched a consultation on plans to boost council tax support scheme offer by £3.37m over the next three years for families on low incomes.

July 25, 2021