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Cllr Stuart Bostock elected as new Mayor of Nantwich

Cllr Stuart Bostock elected as new Mayor of Nantwich

The new Mayor of Nantwich for 2021-22 is Cllr Stuart Bostock.

Cllr Bostock took the mayoral chains in a virtual ceremony held by Nantwich Town Council tonight (May 5).

May 5, 2021
Flood concerns raised by new housing plan by river in Nantwich

Flood concerns raised by new housing plan by river in Nantwich

Plans are being considered to turn unused garages and derelict land bordering the River Weaver into six new homes close to Nantwich town centre.

But the proposals for land on First Wood Street, off Welsh Row, opposite the Simpson & Edge vehicle service business, have triggered concerns of flooding.

May 5, 2021
“Pop up” household waste service considered by Cheshire East Council

“Pop up” household waste service considered by Cheshire East Council

Council chiefs could stage mobile “pop-up” household waste centres in Cheshire East under plans to revamp how it runs the service.

The idea emerged when the authority approved recommendations to procure a new contract for the running of the borough’s Household Waste Recycling Centres from 2023.

May 5, 2021
Bunbury councillor voted in as new Mayor of Cheshire East

Bunbury councillor voted in as new Mayor of Cheshire East

Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin has been voted in as new Mayor of Cheshire East.

Cllr Pochin, an Independent who has represented Bunbury Ward for the last few years, was sworn in at a full council meeting last night (May 4).

May 5, 2021
Cheshire East Census response rate higher than national average

Cheshire East Census response rate higher than national average

Cheshire East Council has praised residents for an “outstanding response” to this year’s Census held on March 21.

Despite the global pandemic, the response rate in Cheshire East has exceeded the national average, the authority has said.

May 5, 2021
CCTV images of armed robber who targeted Crewe minimart store

CCTV images of armed robber who targeted Crewe minimart store

Police have issued these CCTV images of an armed robber who targeted a Minimart store in Crewe.

A man wielding a pistol entered the Tollemache Minimart (formerly Bargain Booze) off Parkers Road on Bank Holiday at around 10.15pm

May 5, 2021
Wistaston staff cycle to Disneyland Paris for pupil with rare brain cancer

Wistaston staff cycle to Disneyland Paris for pupil with rare brain cancer

Big-hearted school staff in Wistaston pedalled for almost 500 miles from Crewe to Disneyland Paris – to raise money for one special Princess.

Wistaston Academy year 1 pupil Acacia was diagnosed with an incurable brain cancer called Diffuse Midline Glioma H3K27M in September last year.

May 4, 2021
Armed robber in Bank Holiday raid on off licence in Crewe

Armed robber in Bank Holiday raid on off licence in Crewe

An armed robber wielding a pistol targeted an off licence in Crewe, stealing cash before escaping.

The terrified shop worker who was forced to open the till of the Bargain Booze store on the corner of Tollemarche Drive and Parkers Road, was unharmed, police say.

May 4, 2021
Police launch appeal to trace man over Nantwich assault

Police launch appeal to trace man over Nantwich assault

Police want the public to help them trace a man wanted in connection with a serious assault in Nantwich.

Liam Neild is from Edleston and has links to Oldham.

May 3, 2021
100-year-old Crewe woman’s bathtub drama wins writing competition!

100-year-old Crewe woman’s bathtub drama wins writing competition!

A 100-year-old woman from Crewe has won the “Grow Old Disgracefully” writing competition with a vivid childhood memory of being saved by a bathtub, almost a century ago.

Irene Schofield, resident of Belong Crewe care village on Brookhouse Drive, impressed a panel of judges with her ‘Saved by a bathtub’ story.

May 3, 2021
St Mary’s Church in Nantwich bids to create new Visitor Centre

St Mary’s Church in Nantwich bids to create new Visitor Centre

Church leaders in Nantwich are backing a proposal to create a new Visitor Centre at St Mary’s Church.

The PCC says a new centre would replace the existing shop “tucked away off the South porch” which is not readily seen or accessible
for visitors.

May 2, 2021
RSPCA plea to find “oddball” cat new home in Nantwich

RSPCA plea to find “oddball” cat new home in Nantwich

The RSPCA is appealing for a special home for a one-year-old cat who has been overlooked by new owners so far at the Stapeley Grange cattery in Nantwich.

‘Clawd’ was abandoned by his previous owner and has become a little distrustful of people, says the RSPCA.

May 2, 2021
flooded allotments at Brookfield in February 2017

Brookfield Allotments flooding caused by primary school field, says report

Flooding problems plaguing a Nantwich allotments site is likely to be being caused by a school field, a report states.

Allotment holders at the Brookfield site have been hit by floods over a number of years, with the worst occurring in January after Storm Christoph.

April 30, 2021