Environment

Wardens launch dog mess crackdown in Willaston, Nantwich

Wardens launch dog mess crackdown in Willaston, Nantwich

Council wardens have launched a crackdown on dog owners in a Nantwich village who fail to clean up after their pets. They are targeting Willaston after a series of complaints from residents about dog fouling on the streets and playing fields.

April 16, 2012
Residents invited to £1.4million Nantwich Pool redesign event

Residents invited to £1.4million Nantwich Pool redesign event

Nantwich residents can attend an information event to air their views on Nantwich Pool’s redesign and refurbishment. People will get the chance to discuss the £1.4 million project with those working on the scheme at the Wall Lane facility.

April 13, 2012
Nantwich Litter Group tackle Barony Park rubbish problem

Nantwich Litter Group tackle Barony Park rubbish problem

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers armed themselves with bags and gloves for a “litter pick” around Barony Park. The event achieved significant results with several bags filled with rubbish.

April 11, 2012
Teenager raises hundreds for RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre

Teenager raises hundreds for RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre

A fundraising teenager and her mum who raised hundreds of pounds for the Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich, have been rewarded for their efforts. Sophie Webb, 13, and mum Jan, spent months coming up with fundraising activities.

April 11, 2012
Wistaston village in full bloom thanks to volunteers

Wistaston village in full bloom thanks to volunteers

Wistaston near Nantwich is looking bloomin’ marvellous thanks to the efforts of local committee members. Wistaston in Bloom volunteers are seeing the results of their planting of four raised flowerbeds around the village.

April 9, 2012
Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Reaseheath College’s new animal management centre has been given top marks by the head of one of the government’s funding agencies. Peter Lauener, chief executive of the Education Funding Agency (EFA), officially opened the Nantwich college’s teaching centre.

April 5, 2012
Work on new Nantwich houses at old job centre site begins

Work on new Nantwich houses at old job centre site begins

Work has started on a new Nantwich housing development on the old job centre site on Wellington Road. Construction teams have been on site this week to begin the £1.8 million development close to Nantwich railway station.

March 30, 2012
Nantwich carpark on former gasworks site to close from April 12

Nantwich carpark on former gasworks site to close from April 12

Nantwich’s former gas works site will be closed off to the public from April 12, Cheshire East Council said today. Closure of the land, used by many as a free car park off St Anne’s Land, is to allow investigatory work to take place.

March 28, 2012
Danger dog warning for Brookfield Park users in Nantwich

Danger dog warning for Brookfield Park users in Nantwich

A park user has warned residents to be wary of dangerous dogs after he was attacked twice in Nantwich’s Brookfield Park. The 62-year-old victim said he was walking along the footpath outside Brookfield House when one dog charged at him and began barking and jumping to try and bite him.

March 28, 2012
Nantwich recycling youngsters undergo Cheshire East training

Nantwich recycling youngsters undergo Cheshire East training

Junior Recycling Officers in Nantwich and Crewe have been working hard to boost recycling and save energy. More than 177 primary school pupils from across Cheshire East have taken part in special training days this month.

March 26, 2012
Reaseheath College students plant Queen’s Jubilee bluebells

Reaseheath College students plant Queen’s Jubilee bluebells

College students in Nantwich have planted thousands of bluebells to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Ten students from Reaseheath College planted 5,000 bulbs alongside the Crewe to Nantwich Greenway in Wistaston.

March 24, 2012
Nantwich train station unveils latest Cheshire award nameplate

Nantwich train station unveils latest Cheshire award nameplate

Award-winning Nantwich railway station has unveiled its latest prize to passengers. Dignitaries gathered for the Cheshire Best Kept Stations Competition’ nameplate ceremony on the Crewe-bound platform.

March 19, 2012
Reaseheath College and local schools team up for rabbit project

Reaseheath College and local schools team up for rabbit project

Reaseheath College’s rabbits and guinea pigs should be jumping with joy after students made special toys to keep them entertained. Animal management students at the Nantwich college have created enrichment boxes for the bunnies from cereal packaging and kitchen roll tubes with hay, shredded paper and healthy treats.

March 13, 2012