Environment

David Wilson Homes to unveil Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

David Wilson Homes to unveil Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

A housing developer is to unveil its plans for around 150 new homes on the former Stapeley Water Gardens site in Nantwich. David Wilson Homes is preparing a detailed application to redevelop the site on London Road.

February 8, 2012
Muller and Jones face angry residents over Nantwich South housing plan

Muller and Jones face angry residents over Nantwich South housing plan

Developers came under fire from residents at a Nantwich Town Council meeting when they outlined their plans for a major housing scheme. Bosses from Muller and Jones faced a packed meeting with many residents voicing their anger and objection to the “Nantwich South” plan for hundreds of homes on Stapeley farmland.

February 7, 2012
Green campaigners criticise Stapeley and Nantwich housing plans

Green campaigners criticise Stapeley and Nantwich housing plans

Green campaign groups have hit out at housing development plans for Nantwich which they label “grossly excessive”. And they are now seeking “high level” meetings with Cheshire East Council in a bid to fight the proposals.

February 6, 2012
British explorer Colin Mortlake visits Reaseheath College students

British explorer Colin Mortlake visits Reaseheath College students

Top British explorer Colin Mortlake visited Reaseheath College in Nantwich to give adventure sports students a walk on the wild side. Colin, an author renowned for his respect for the natural environment, spoke to 80 students who study conservation and sustainability.

February 6, 2012
Icy conditions for Cheshire East lead to weather warning

Icy conditions for Cheshire East lead to weather warning

These pictures show how South Cheshire has been battling against winter’s icy grip this week. Roads, footpaths and even waterways have struggled against the freezing temperatures, as this frozen shot of the Shrophire Union Canal at Nantwich Marina demonstrates.

February 5, 2012
Residents win A51 speed limit campaign at Reaseheath

Residents win A51 speed limit campaign at Reaseheath

Residents living along a notorious stretch of the A51 in Nantwich have won a battle to reduce its speed limit to 30mph. Families have fought for 13 years to restrict the speed along the road near Reaseheath College.

February 1, 2012
Reaseheath College and Rotary plant trees to mark Queen’s Jubilee

Reaseheath College and Rotary plant trees to mark Queen’s Jubilee

Hundreds of young trees were planted on a new rural corridor linking Crewe and Nantwich to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The trees, donated by The Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver, were planted by Reaseheath College students on the Crewe-Nantwich Greenway near the A530 Middlewich Road.

January 31, 2012
Muller and Jones Homes unveils ‘Nantwich South’ community plan

Muller and Jones Homes unveils ‘Nantwich South’ community plan

A housing developer has unveiled plans to build hundreds of homes, business units, a community centre and parks on land in Stapeley, Nantwich. Muller and Jones Homes is now calling on residents to air their views on the plans for ‘Nantwich South’.

January 30, 2012
Reaseheath College student wins national essay competition

Reaseheath College student wins national essay competition

A Reaseheath College student has won a national competition for an essay suggesting how to breed beef cattle for a sustainable future. Emily Morris, 16, took first prize in the beef category of the British Cattle Breeders’ Club’s (BCBC) Student Essay Competition.

January 28, 2012
Nantwich tree shredding raises Marie Curie Cancer Care money

Nantwich tree shredding raises Marie Curie Cancer Care money

A charity Christmas tree shredding in Nantwich has helped to raise almost £70 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The event took place at St Anne’s Roman Catholic Church car park, on Wellington Road, Nantwich, on Saturday January 7.

January 27, 2012
Reaseheath College team praised by Prince Charles for Pakistan work

Reaseheath College team praised by Prince Charles for Pakistan work

Reaseheath College in Nantwich and food giant Nestle have been praised by Prince Charles for their regeneration work in Pakistan. Reaseheath’s director of business and marketing Margaret Bardsley and Nestle bosses were thanked by the Prince for their support of the Pakistani dairy industry at a gala in London.

January 23, 2012
Nantwich police station powered by new solar panels

Nantwich police station powered by new solar panels

Nantwich police station on Beam Street has gone green with a new solar panel system providing energy from the sun. Computers, CCTV system, and even small electric items are all now powered by the sun, cutting emissions and reducing bills.

January 21, 2012
Cheshire East workers team up to crackdown on Stapeley dog mess

Cheshire East workers team up to crackdown on Stapeley dog mess

Cheshire East Council has vowed to join in an ‘impact day’ to crackdown on dog fouling on a Nantwich estate. The January 27 event takes place on the Cronkinson development in Stapeley after parish councillors highlighted the problem of dog mess on streets, footpaths and green play areas.

January 20, 2012