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Nantwich town car parks free on Jubilee Bank Holidays

Nantwich town car parks free on Jubilee Bank Holidays

All council car parking in Nantwich will be free on the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holidays. Cheshire East Council has decided to suspend car parking charges on all its carparks in Nantwich and other towns.

May 11, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Young Nantwich gardeners bloom in new training scheme

Young Nantwich gardeners bloom in new training scheme

Nantwich residents can look forward to a summer of flourishing flower beds thanks to an award-winning training scheme. The project, run by Cheshire East Council and delivered by Reaseheath College, has seen budding gardeners working in parks and gardens.

Stapeley pupils and Richmond residents plant for Nantwich

Stapeley pupils and Richmond residents plant for Nantwich

Richmond Village Nantwich and Stapeley pupils were at one with nature when they sowed seeds for Nantwich in Bloom. Residents from the care complex joined forces with Broad Lane Primary School to sow wildflowers with the RHS.

Nantwich Civic Hall now under town council control

Nantwich Civic Hall now under town council control

One of Nantwich’s major assets is now under the ownership of the town council. Nantwich Civic Hall will be managed and maintained by Nantwich Town Council after talks with Cheshire East Council concluded today.

May 1, 2012 1 comment Environment, Latest, News
Council crackdown on school run parents in Rope

Council crackdown on school run parents in Rope

Council chiefs are to crackdown on parking problems around a primary school in Rope. Cheshire East Council has agreed to introduce double yellow lines around Berkeley Primary School.

David Wilson lodges 146-home plan for Stapeley Water Gardens site

David Wilson lodges 146-home plan for Stapeley Water Gardens site

Full plans for a housing development on the old Stapeley Water Gardens site in Nantwich have been lodged with Cheshire East Council. Nearby residents now have until May 16 to send in their objections or views on the controversial 146-dwelling plans from David Wilson Homes.

April 27, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Plea issued for more Nantwich Litter Group helpers

Plea issued for more Nantwich Litter Group helpers

Nantwich Litter Group is on the hunt for more volunteers to help out on a “group pick” day. Members are meeting on Wednesday May 9 from 10am at Brookfield Car Park to help clear away litter in parts of the town.

April 26, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Environment, Latest, News
Major delays when Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire

Major delays when Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire

Thousands of Crewe and Nantwich people will be hit by road closures and delays when the Olympic Torch comes to South Cheshire. Majorroutes in and out of Crewe will be closed during peak morning traffic when the Olympic Torch Relay arrives on Thursday May 31.

Pictures show size of Wistaston mains burst which flooded homes

Pictures show size of Wistaston mains burst which flooded homes

These pictures reveal the size of the burst which caused parts of Wistaston to flood and leave thousands without supplies. A hole about one-foot long can be seen in the water mains unearthed by engineers repairing the damage along Valley Road in Wistaston.

April 23, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Wistaston residents’ flooding nightmare after burst water main

Wistaston residents’ flooding nightmare after burst water main

Families in Wistaston were flooded out of their homes today after a burst water main sent a deluge into their properties. Residents woke up to find homes and gardens under six inches of water caused by the burst on Valley Road.

April 22, 2012 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Council probes Nantwich town centre gas blast incident

Council probes Nantwich town centre gas blast incident

Council chiefs are probing a gas blast in Nantwich town centre which left an elderly lady  in hospital, it has emerged. The incident happened when a gas bottle being used on an outdoor barbecue stall on High Street exploded.

April 20, 2012 0 comments Environment, Incident, Latest, News
Nantwich food premises to get new council “rating”

Nantwich food premises to get new council “rating”

Nantwich pubs, restaurants, takeaways and coffee shops will be subject to a new rating system which council chiefs say will boost hygiene. The scheme is designed to help residents choose where to eat and encourage businesses to improve standards.

April 19, 2012 1 comment Business, Environment, Latest, News
New pathway boosts safety for Nantwich school pupils

New pathway boosts safety for Nantwich school pupils

Nantwich schoolchildren will be safer thanks to a new pathway in the town, say councillors. The £60,000 route linking Taylor Drive and Edmund Wright Way will allow pupils to walk safely to Malbank School and Sixth Form College and Millfields Primary School.

April 18, 2012 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges