Environment

Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

An education and innovation centre has been officially opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The John Platt Centre for Agriculture was named by Jim Paice, Minister for Food and Agriculture.

December 12, 2011
Housing developers help replace trees in Willaston

Housing developers help replace trees in Willaston

A Willaston councillor has welcomed new tree planting by local developers in the Nantwich village. Cheshire East Cllr Brian Silvester helped Kirk and James Shenton to plant the three trees alongside Wistaston Road.

December 5, 2011
Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Plans for the Crewe Green Link Road to the A500 are back on after the Chancellor backed the scheme today. George Osbourne said he and the Department for Transport will fund 60 per cent, (£16.5m) of the £27million cost of the road.

November 29, 2011
New Nantwich housing scheme gets go ahead

New Nantwich housing scheme gets go ahead

New homes are to be built off Hastings Road in Nantwich, despite residents’ objections. Arley Homes has been given permission by Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee to build a 21-home development close to the railway line.

November 23, 2011
Nantwich Litter Group appeals for more volunteers

Nantwich Litter Group appeals for more volunteers

Volunteers working for the Nantwich Litter Group have been producing positive results for the town. Now the group, coordinated by Nantwich Town Cllr John Lewis, is appealing for more help to build on the progress being made.

November 21, 2011
Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents have helped reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill in Cheshire East by 1,000 tonnes. A new silver bin which allows families to recycle more, using just one bin, means residents no longer have to sort their recyclables at the kerbside.

November 15, 2011
Councillors and traders unhappy at medical centre plan

Councillors and traders unhappy at medical centre plan

Nantwich Town councillors and traders are objecting to plans submitted for the former Beam Street Medical Centre.

Keyworker Homes (Cheshire) wants to demolish the former medical centre and build a retail unit, with Marks and Spencer rumoured to be interested.

November 2, 2011
Nantwich in Bloom begin work for UK Britain in Bloom finals

Nantwich in Bloom begin work for UK Britain in Bloom finals

Nantwich in Bloom volunteers are already working hard to impress judges in the UK finals of Britain in Bloom. Nantwich scooped the gold medal at the North West in Bloom awards ceremony in Southport, winning the town section and the nomination to represent the region in Britain in Bloom.

October 31, 2011
Tenants’ anger over plans to extend Nantwich pub hours

Tenants’ anger over plans to extend Nantwich pub hours

A pub in Nantwich is applying  to extend its drinking and live music hours, despite being investigated over complaints of late night noise. The White Horse pub in Pillory Street wants to extend its drinking hours to 2am indoors seven days a week, and extend live entertainment licence to 2.30am.

October 28, 2011
RSPCA hails Stapeley Grange bat healing discovery

RSPCA hails Stapeley Grange bat healing discovery

Bats will be spreading their previously-torn wings for Halloween after a new way of treating them was discovered at a Nantwich animal centre. A bat carer at RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre, on London Road, found even the most dramatic of tears down the wing can heal if the animal is given care.

October 27, 2011
Nantwich triumphs in North West in Bloom awards

Nantwich triumphs in North West in Bloom awards

Nantwich has scooped the gold medal in the North West in Bloom 2011 awards. It means Nantwich will go forward to compete in the national awards in the town category early next year.

October 24, 2011
Audlem first to take over Cheshire East services

Audlem first to take over Cheshire East services

A village near Nantwich has taken on the very first transfer of services from Cheshire East Council. A series of transfers are planned as part of Cheshire East’s local service project, and Audlem Parish Council is one of the first to officially take control of a village service, opening up a toilet block to the public.

October 19, 2011
Visitors enjoy popular apple festival at Reaseheath College

Visitors enjoy popular apple festival at Reaseheath College

Hundreds of visitors poured into Reaseheath College in Nantwich to join in a celebration of the British apple. The festival, held for the 19th consecutive year, was the most successful yet and attracted visitors across Cheshire and surrounding counties. Visitors could use an apple press to convert their orchard harvest into home made juice, and sample more than 60 rare[Read More…]

October 19, 2011