Environment

Stapeley Parish Council wants ideas for new village hall

Stapeley Parish Council wants ideas for new village hall

A long-awaited village hall in Stapeley, Nantwich is set to be opened after almost two years of legal red-tape. Now Stapeley Parish Council is urging groups to come forward with suggestions on how it can be used – or risk losing it.

September 6, 2012
MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has issued a plea to residents in Stapeley to back the fight to stop more housing developments. He believes the “power of the people” which stopped the Parkers Road traveller’s site in Crewe should give villagers heart.

September 4, 2012
Nantwich Litter Group targets Barony Road and Beam Street

Nantwich Litter Group targets Barony Road and Beam Street

Nantwich Litter Group will be back in action this week with their latest “Group Pick” this Wednesday September 5. Volunteers are targeting litter and rubbish in the area between Barony Road, Weaver Road and Beam Street.

September 3, 2012
North West’s first Freerunning park opens at Nantwich’s Barony Park

North West’s first Freerunning park opens at Nantwich’s Barony Park

The first purpose-built Freerunning park in the North West has been opened in Nantwich. The facility on Barony Park was planned by The Nantwich Freerunners group with help from Cheshire East Council.

August 30, 2012
Reaseheath College keepers in national rare spider project

Reaseheath College keepers in national rare spider project

Keepers at Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich are fostering minute offspring of one of UK’s rarest and most spectacular spiders. Four hundred fen raft spiderlings are being hand reared at the college for three months until they reach a suitable size for release.

August 23, 2012
Nantwich student cut above rest in national forestry awards

Nantwich student cut above rest in national forestry awards

A Nantwich college student has scooped a national forestry award. John Tunstall is the first Reaseheath College student to win a Royal Forestry Society (RFS) Silky Fox Handsaws Award.

August 17, 2012
Council leader to meet public over “Nantwich South” housing row

Council leader to meet public over “Nantwich South” housing row

Nantwich residents concerned at new housing developments will get a chance to quiz Cheshire East Council’s leader. Cllr Michael Jones (pictured) has agreed to attend a “public debate” evening organised by Stapeley Parish Council.

August 10, 2012
Nantwich Litter Group sweeps streets clean for Bloom judges

Nantwich Litter Group sweeps streets clean for Bloom judges

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers helped clean up the town ahead of the Royal Horticultural Society National Finals Judging. More than 20 helpers used pickers and bags to clear litter from the outskirts of Nantwich and into the town square.

August 9, 2012
Nantwich Police’s Operation Elderflower targets drivers

Nantwich Police’s Operation Elderflower targets drivers

Nantwich Police officers are spearheading an operation to help save the lives of motorists during the summer. PC Iain Condliffe, based at Nantwich Police Station, has put together Operation Elderflower to reduce collisions and educate drivers.

August 7, 2012
Nantwich Litter Group cleans town for RHS National Finals

Nantwich Litter Group cleans town for RHS National Finals

Nantwich Litter Group will hold a “Group Pick” tomorrow (Thursday August 2) to prepare the town for a key event. Volunteers will be sweeping up to ensure Nantwich is looking its best for the Royal Horticultural Society National Finals on Friday.

August 1, 2012
New pothole repair trials in Nantwich hailed a success

New pothole repair trials in Nantwich hailed a success

A new method of tackling potholes has been hailed a success by Cheshire East Council after trials took place in Nantwich. More trials will take place across the borough with a view to rolling out the new high-tech method.

July 31, 2012
Nantwich animal centre’s plea for help to rehome abandoned cats

Nantwich animal centre’s plea for help to rehome abandoned cats

By Laura Normansell Bosses at a Nantwich cat re-homing organisation have issued a plea for help to house scores of felines left abandoned. The RSPCA Stapeley Grange Cattery, on London Road, which is licensed to hold 64 cats, is full to capacity.

July 31, 2012
Families enjoy Reaseheath’s Maize Maze at Nantwich college

Families enjoy Reaseheath’s Maize Maze at Nantwich college

Families in Nantwich are enjoying the latest maize maze opened at Reaseheath College in time for the summer holidays. And as well the maize re-opening, the college has also opened its campus zoo to the public.

July 26, 2012