Environment

Residents’ views needed on proposed on-demand bus service

Residents’ views needed on proposed on-demand bus service

Nantwich residents are to be asked for their views on plans to introduce an on-demand rural bus service.

It aims to reduce isolation in some of the more rural areas of the borough around Nantwich including Bunbury, Wrenbury and Audlem.

June 17, 2021
GB medallist marks opening of new Aldi store in Nantwich

GB medallist marks opening of new Aldi store in Nantwich

GB gold medallist Katherine Copeland joined local school pupils to mark the official opening of the new Aldi store in Nantwich.

The new store on Station Road, which employs 34 staff, opened yesterday (June 10) after the old was knocked down.

June 11, 2021
Cheshire Wildlife Trust plea to help beetles amid fears of population

Cheshire Wildlife Trust plea to help beetles amid fears of population

Cheshire Wildlife Trust and RHS are urging local gardeners to help beetles after topsy turvy weather this spring could have impacted the population.

Early June is seen by entomologists to be ‘peak beetle’ season across the UK, when many species are out in force looking for a mate.

June 9, 2021
Bomb squad called as Shavington man digs up hand grenade in garden!

Bomb squad called as Shavington man digs up hand grenade in garden!

A Shavington man who found a “high explosive” hand grenade in his garden sparked drama as the Bomb Squad had to be called out to cordon off the area.

David Birchall was digging in his back garden off Gresty Green Road when his fork clanked against something metal.

June 8, 2021
New seating feature unveiled on Mill Island in Nantwich

New seating feature unveiled on Mill Island in Nantwich

A new seating feature has been installed and unveiled on Mill Island in Nantwich.

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Stuart Bostock visited Mill Island to take a look at the new seating feature.

June 8, 2021
Nantwich school to reinstate mandatory face coverings indoors

Nantwich school to reinstate mandatory face coverings indoors

A Nantwich secondary school has reinstated mandatory wearing of face coverings for all pupils inside school buildings.

David Cole, headteacher at Brine Leas School, said the move “is not the situation that anyone would desire but it is the one we need”.

June 7, 2021
Cheshire residents urged to have say on “Decarbonisation” plans

Cheshire residents urged to have say on “Decarbonisation” plans

A “Decarbonisation Strategy” for Cheshire and the North of England is going out to public consultation today (June 7)

Residents in Cheshire are being urged to have their say on ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions from surface transport.

June 7, 2021
Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Cheshire East Council warns of Covid increase in Crewe and Nantwich

Nantwich residents and businesses are being warned by council chiefs to “not let their guard down” as Covid cases rise following the relaxing of step 3 restrictions.

The increase is mainly of the Delta variant affecting residents in the 10 to 39 age group, says Cheshire East Council.

June 5, 2021
Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

Busy Nantwich pub closes as staff test positive for Covid

A popular pub in Nantwich has had to close for seven days after staff members tested positive for Covid-19.

Bosses at The Boar’s Head in Walgherton said the closure was the “responsible and professional” decision to take.

June 3, 2021
Busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich closed for two days for repairs

Busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich closed for two days for repairs

The busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich is to close for two days for more repair works.

The section of the A51 between Cheerbrook roundabout and Elwood Way lights will be closed today and tomorrow (June 3-4).

June 3, 2021
Volunteers are “incredible” say Cheshire East Council bosses

Volunteers are “incredible” say Cheshire East Council bosses

Thousands of volunteers across Cheshire East have been hailed as heroes by council chiefs during “Volunteers’ Week”.

Volunteer groups like Nantwich Buddies have played a key role in the pandemic response across the borough supporting more than 4,200 individuals

June 2, 2021
narrowboat jewellery maker

Floating jewellery maker “By Bike and Boat” arrives in Nantwich

A floating jewellery maker has arrived in Nantwich selling recycled copper goods from his narrowboat.

Rich MacKenzie runs by Bike & Boat and travels the waterways with his family making and selling upcycled copper creations.

June 1, 2021
Aldi store boss in Nantwich “looking forward” to reopening

Aldi store boss in Nantwich “looking forward” to reopening

The boss of the new Aldi store in Nantwich says she’s looking forward to opening their doors once again after nine months.

Hayley Rogerson and her team closed the store back in September so it could be knocked down and a new-build erected in its place.

May 30, 2021