Environment

Nantwich pub’s damning food hygiene report after inspection

Nantwich pub’s damning food hygiene report after inspection

A Nantwich pub has received a damning environmental health report into its food hygiene practices.

Cronkinson’s Farm pub in Stapeley received just a ‘1’ rating out of 5 in the latest inspection in October – the second lowest score.

November 18, 2018 6 comments Environment, Health, Human Interest, News
Shropshire Union Canal through Cheshire to £612,000 of repairs

Shropshire Union Canal through Cheshire to £612,000 of repairs

Shropshire Union Canal through Cheshire is to undergo more than £600,000 of repairs.

The Canal & River Trust, the national waterways and wellbeing charity, has scheduled the work over winter in Audlem, Beeston, Chester and Market Drayton.

November 16, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Rubble waste amount drops by 80% in Cheshire East amid new charge

Rubble waste amount drops by 80% in Cheshire East amid new charge

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The amount of rubble waste being dealt with at Cheshire East tips has fallen by 80% since a new charge was introduced.

Cheshire East Council launched a charge of £3.50 per bag for construction waste in January as part of wider changes to its recycling centres.

November 14, 2018 6 comments Environment, News, Politics
Government to spend £8 million on repairing Cheshire’s crumbling roads

Government to spend £8 million on repairing Cheshire’s crumbling roads

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The Government is set to invest more than £8 million on patching up Cheshire’s roads next year.

Cheshire East Council will receive £4,632,000 from the Department for Transport in 2019-20, while Cheshire West and Chester Council will receive £3,525,000.

November 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council launches HS2 hub station action plan

Cheshire East Council launches HS2 hub station action plan

Cheshire East Council has launched an action plan to maximise the potential benefits of an enhanced HS2 hub station at Crewe.

Called the Crewe station hub area action plan, it aims to support the growth and regeneration opportunities for the town and wider South Cheshire region.

November 12, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Rare silver fox handed in to RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Rare silver fox handed in to RSPCA staff in Nantwich

This rare silver fox has been admitted to the RSPCA wildlife centre in Stapeley, Nantwich, after being found in a Cheshire garden.

The animal was roaming in a garden in Dunnocksfold Road, Alsager, shocking the homeowner.

November 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Nantwich students and residents stage Armistice commemorations

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich commemorated the 100th anniversary of the World War One Armistice with poignant displays of what the significant anniversary means to them.

Activities across college culminated with a display of 1,400 crosses made by construction students and laid out by countryside students on the college’s main lawn to spell the words ‘Thank You’.

Nantwich scoops Gold again at North West in Bloom awards

Nantwich scoops Gold again at North West in Bloom awards

Nantwich has scooped another Gold medal at this week’s North West in Bloom awards ceremony.

Delighted town councillors hailed the achievement and praised scores of volunteers and businesses involved.

November 9, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Thousands celebrate Bonfire Night across South Cheshire

Thousands celebrate Bonfire Night across South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
Thousands of families enjoyed Bonfire Night and firework displays yesterday.

The annual Crewe and Nantwich Lions Bonfire & Fireworks Display took place at Queens Park in Crewe last night.

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

A street light left in a busy Wistaston road by developers is still there – despite council bosses pledging it would be removed “as a matter of urgency” two weeks ago.

Now a local pro-cycling group has hit out at Cheshire East highways, who say they are “satisfied” the light has been safely cordoned off.

Jackdaw shot in windpipe treated by RSPCA Stapeley Grange

Jackdaw shot in windpipe treated by RSPCA Stapeley Grange

RSPCA staff in Nantwich have hit out at “deliberate cruelty” after treating a jackdaw which had been shot in the windpipe.

Vets at Stapeley Grange on London Road tried to save the life of a jackdaw which was rescued by the RSPCA.

October 27, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Works at Crewe Green Roundabout almost complete

Works at Crewe Green Roundabout almost complete

Work on the new Crewe Green Roundabout junction is almost complete, says Cheshire East Council.

The majority of traffic management measures at the roundabout will be removed from the week commencing October 29, which will open up the roundabout and its approaches.

October 27, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
New sign unveiled for Nantwich’s Riverside orchard

New sign unveiled for Nantwich’s Riverside orchard

A new sign has been unveiled to help inform visitors about Nantwich’s riverside orchard.

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr David Marren joined Nantwich in Bloom members to unveil the sign on Nantwich Riverside behind Shrewbridge Road.

October 25, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News