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Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Angry residents are calling on police and councillors to crackdown on anti-social behaviour at a Nantwich park.

Families living near Brookfield Park, off Shrewbridge Road, say they regularly have to clean up mess including alcohol cans and bottles, drug bags, nitrous oxide canisters.

April 12, 2021
Nantwich pubs and restaurants adapt for “outdoor” opening

Nantwich pubs and restaurants adapt for “outdoor” opening

Pubs and restaurants in Nantwich have been adapting their premises to take advantage of “outdoor” reopening of hospitality from today (April 12).

Venues can now serve drink and food to customers outside under the latest stage of the Government’s roadmap out of the Covid pandemic lockdown.

April 12, 2021
Spy thriller remake “The Ipcress File” being filmed in Nantwich

Spy thriller remake “The Ipcress File” being filmed in Nantwich

A new six-part thriller based on the classic spy novel “The Ipcress File” is being filmed partly in Nantwich area.

These images show filming and production trucks based at Nantwich Town FC’s overflow car park off Waterlode at the weekend.

April 12, 2021
New group promotes dog-friendly Nantwich shops to prevent thefts

New group promotes dog-friendly Nantwich shops to prevent thefts

By Jonathan White
A new Facebook group called ‘Dog friendly shops in Nantwich and surrounding areas’ has been set up to help prevent dogs being left outside and at risk from thieves.

It comes after the high-profile case of Denzel and Welly, two black Labradors stolen from outside M&S on Beam Street in Nantwich on March 27.

April 7, 2021
Aerial view of Nantwich town centre, pic by Jonathan White

Cheshire East Council prepares for reopening of town centres

Cheshire East Council says it is preparing for the reopening of town centres like Nantwich and urging businesses to access support available.

All non-essential retail will reopen from Monday April 12, as well as restaurants, bars and cafes for outdoor table service and hair and nail salons, libraries, and gyms.

April 7, 2021
Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich is to receive £75,324 in the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

The museum, off Coole Lane, Baddington, is one of around 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

April 6, 2021
Crewe to pilot country’s first dual use Covid-19 testing site

Crewe to pilot country’s first dual use Covid-19 testing site

Cheshire East Council is trialling a dual use Covid-19 testing site in Crewe – the first of its kind in the country.

From tomorrow, the existing walk-through testing site in Crewe will become dual use for two weeks from April 6-19

April 5, 2021
Nantwich pub boss spreads some Easter cheer with chocolate eggs!

Nantwich pub boss spreads some Easter cheer with chocolate eggs!

A big-hearted pub boss in Nantwich helped spread some ‘eggstra’ Easter cheer by leaving chocolate eggs around the town centre with post-it notes attached.

Adam Loxton, assistant manager at The Leopard on London Road, was inspired to place the eggs around town by his family.

April 2, 2021
Fly-tipping hotspots in South Cheshire unveiled by FOI

Fly-tipping hotspots in South Cheshire unveiled by FOI

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than two-thirds of Cheshire East fly tipping incidents last year took place in Crewe, new data shows.

The figures, released after a Freedom of Information request from the Local Democracy Reporting Service, show where the borough’s fly-tipping hotspots are.

April 1, 2021
Travellers moved from Barony Park in 24 hours in injunction’s first test

Travellers moved from Barony Park in 24 hours in injunction’s first test

Travellers who broke through new barriers onto Barony Park in Nantwich in breach of a court injunction were moved on shortly before 4pm today.

It was the first test of the new two-year injunction granted to Cheshire East Council last August.

March 30, 2021
More than 80 RSPCA calls in Cheshire to animals affected by litter

More than 80 RSPCA calls in Cheshire to animals affected by litter

RSPCA chiefs today issued a plea for people to take rubbish home after latest figures showed more than 80 call outs in Cheshire to animals badly affected by litter.

Incidents included a duck tangled in a medical face mask, a baby hedgehog with plastic wrapped around her neck, a fox with his head caught in a pasty wrapper, and a gannet entangled in plastic.

March 30, 2021
Travellers breach injunction and break into Barony Park in Nantwich

Travellers breach injunction and break into Barony Park in Nantwich

Council and police chiefs need to take immediate action against travellers who breached a court injunction and broke on to Barony Park in Nantwich, said MP Kieran Mullan.

According to residents, travellers broke through the new park perimeter fencing and gained access to the park via Middlewich Road earlier this evening (March 29).

March 29, 2021
Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” event hailed huge success

Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” event hailed huge success

Organisers of the fifth “drop and go” in aid of Nantwich Foodbank have hailed the event a massive success after almost two tonnes of food was donated.

The sun shone for the 10 Food Festival volunteers who ran the collection at Brine Leas School in aid of the town’s Foodbank clients.

March 29, 2021