Environment

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars stole vital equipment and furniture in a raid on Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm.

Staff and volunteers were shocked to discover the raid thought to have happened overnight Friday-Saturday July 27-28.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Police have confirmed five teenagers have been traced and questioned over vandalism to Nantwich town centre flowers and planters.

One boy and four girls – aged between 14 and 16 – were traced after officers reviewed CCTV images of the damage caused in the town square and Pepper Street.

July 30, 2018 8 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Angry residents and councillors have hit out at yobs who vandalised and destroyed Nantwich town centre flower beds and planters on consecutive nights.

These images and video show how vandals wrecked the tireless work done by Nantwich in Bloom volunteers to add colour to the town prior to the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges earlier this month.

July 30, 2018 4 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Aldi unveils plan to demolish Nantwich store and build larger one

Aldi unveils plan to demolish Nantwich store and build larger one

Aldi supermarket chiefs have unveiled plans to demolish the current Nantwich store and build a bigger one in its place.

The store, on Station Road, has grown in popularity since opening in the early 2000s and bosses say a new store is now needed to cope with demand.

July 28, 2018 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich market stallholder scoops silver at International Cheese awards

Nantwich market stallholder scoops silver at International Cheese awards

Nantwich Market stallholders are celebrating this week, following the award success of one of their fellow traders.

Andrew and Lucy Hollinshead of Real. Raw. Milk. took part in the Nantwich Show and International Cheese awards competing for a prize in the Raw Milk category.

July 27, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Councillor calls on Cheshire East to make plans to tackle fracking firms

Councillor calls on Cheshire East to make plans to tackle fracking firms

By Stephen Topping
A Labour member is calling on Cheshire East Council to make sure it has a voice if gas firms apply to frack on the borough’s land.

Cllr Nick Mannion, member for Macclesfield West and Ivy, told Thursday’s full council meeting that CEC should challenge the Government over its policy to make decisions on fracking sites that go against the wishes of both communities and local planning authorities.

July 27, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
New footbridge being built across River Weaver in Nantwich

New footbridge being built across River Weaver in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Developers are installing a new footbridge over the River Weaver in Nantwich.

The new footbridge over the River Weaver near Beam Bridge is part of the new Kingsbourne housing estate.

July 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Thousands enjoy sun-soaked Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Thousands enjoy sun-soaked Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Tens of thousands of families young and old enjoyed a sun-soaked Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park as the weather was kind for once for this annual spectacular.

People came from miles around to revel in the Nantwich Agricultural Society’s well-organised one-day show on the 45-acre site – one of the largest of its kind in the UK.

July 25, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath floristry students add colour to RHS Flower Show at Tatton

Reaseheath floristry students add colour to RHS Flower Show at Tatton

Horticulture and floristry students from Nantwich added a splash of colour to the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The Reaseheath College students pooled their talents to design “A Path to the Future” – awarded a silver medal in the Back to Back show garden category.

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

Motorists warned over “long delays” at busy Wistaston junction

By Jonathan White
Motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of more delays as major works begin at a busy Wistaston junction.

Work is due to start today (July 23) at Wistaston Green Road/A530 junction in Wistaston, next to the new ‘Kingfisher Reach’ housing development and the Rising Sun Inn.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Village News, Wistaston
Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust says it has secured more funding to secure landscaping and ecology work when the HS2 rail line is built through South Cheshire.

Members of the trust say they have “received assurances” from the company that their concerns have been taken on-board for Phase 2a of the work.

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Concern over charity bid to open home for “challenging children” next to Nantwich school

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over a charity’s plan to open a home for “challenging children” next to Malbank School.

Safe Places for Children (UK) wants to turn a residential property on Lambert Crescent in Nantwich to a “residential institution” to care for youngsters who have a “known history of challenging and complex behaviours”.