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Winners honoured in Nantwich Food Festival “Lockdown Awards”

Winners honoured in Nantwich Food Festival “Lockdown Awards”

Winners of Nantwich Food Festival “Lockdown Awards” have been honoured by organisers.

The awards, held in place of this year’s Food Festival which was cancelled by the Covid pandemic, aimed to highlight the best community people and organisations.

October 17, 2020
Nantwich Spooktacular event “delayed”, say organisers

Nantwich Spooktacular event “delayed”, say organisers

The Nantwich Spooktacular outdoor event has been put back to November 14, organisers have said.

The event, which attracts thousands of people to the Dorfold Park site in Nantwich, was due to be held on Halloween, Saturday October 31.

October 17, 2020
New Nantwich community health garden gets £5,000 launch boost

New Nantwich community health garden gets £5,000 launch boost

A community garden project in Nantwich to help improve health and well-being, has been given a cash boost from Cheshire East Council’s Covid Recovery Fund.

The Growing Health Community Garden Nantwich is coming to life on two empty allotment plots behind Brookfield Park in Nantwich.

October 14, 2020
MP calls for Orbitas probe as family mementoes “piled up” by workers at South Cheshire cemetery

MP calls for Orbitas probe as family mementoes “piled up” by workers at South Cheshire cemetery

An MP has called for an investigation after grieving families found treasured mementoes “piled up” at gravesides and soil strewn across plots at a South Cheshire cemetery.

October 12, 2020
Barony skate park will reopen, vows Nantwich councillor

Barony skate park will reopen, vows Nantwich councillor

A Nantwich Town councillor has pledged to get the Barony skate park re-opened or replaced.

The facility was shut down by Cheshire East Council last week, citing health and safety reasons.

October 9, 2020
Powers to target dog fouling extended, says Cheshire East Council

Powers to target dog fouling extended, says Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East Council is extending its controls on dog fouling, criminal activity and anti-social behaviour for a further three years.

The authority’s cabinet has voted to renew a series of public space protection orders (PSPOs).

October 9, 2020
Nantwich Civic Hall project backed by councillors despite rising costs

Nantwich Civic Hall project backed by councillors despite rising costs

Town councillors have backed a Nantwich Civic Hall extension project, despite costs rising by up to £50,000.

And it emerged future plans for the venue could include a first floor extension to house the town’s library and museum.

October 9, 2020
Cheshire East second “local plan” blueprint passed by Cabinet

Cheshire East second “local plan” blueprint passed by Cabinet

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A controversial plan for development in Cheshire East has been passed by council cabinet and will go out for public consultation.

October 7, 2020
Nantwich Town Council launches consultation on three-year plan

Nantwich Town Council launches consultation on three-year plan

Nantwich Town council has unveiled a three-year action plan – which includes enhancing green spaces and possibly offering free public wi-fi.

The 24-page 2019 Corporate Strategic Plan sets out the council’s aims and objectives for the next three years, 2020-2023.

October 6, 2020
Cheshire East Council warning to tenants as ban on evictions ends

Cheshire East Council warning to tenants as ban on evictions ends

Cheshire East Council has warned tenants that a Government ban on evictions during the Covid-19 pandemic has come to an end.

Government guidance strongly advises landlords not to commence or continue eviction proceedings without a very good reason.

October 6, 2020
Residents unhappy at closure of Nantwich skate and cycle park

Residents unhappy at closure of Nantwich skate and cycle park

Nantwich residents have hit out at the closure of a skate and cycle park which authorities say has had to be shut “on safety grounds”.

The area within Barony Park in Nantwich is used by scores of youngsters playing on their skateboards and bikes, but has fallen into disrepair in recent weeks.

October 5, 2020
RSPCA sounds horse welfare warning amid 84 incidents in Cheshire

RSPCA sounds horse welfare warning amid 84 incidents in Cheshire

RSPCA has voiced fears a recession will bring “welfare catastrophe” for horses after responding to 84 horse incidents in Cheshire during lockdown.

The charity is bracing itself for an influx of sick and abandoned horses following the pandemic
that will cripple resources.

October 4, 2020
Crewe town centre revamp moves closer as demolition set to start

Crewe town centre revamp moves closer as demolition set to start

Partners involved in the major revamp of Crewe town centre have welcomed announcements and milestones which they say take the town a step closer to a future vision.

Demolition of the vacant shops at the Royal Arcade site will start to take place in mid-October.

October 2, 2020