Human Interest

Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Angry residents are calling on police and councillors to crackdown on anti-social behaviour at a Nantwich park.

Families living near Brookfield Park, off Shrewbridge Road, say they regularly have to clean up mess including alcohol cans and bottles, drug bags, nitrous oxide canisters.

April 12, 2021
Nantwich pubs and restaurants adapt for “outdoor” opening

Nantwich pubs and restaurants adapt for “outdoor” opening

Pubs and restaurants in Nantwich have been adapting their premises to take advantage of “outdoor” reopening of hospitality from today (April 12).

Venues can now serve drink and food to customers outside under the latest stage of the Government’s roadmap out of the Covid pandemic lockdown.

April 12, 2021
Spy thriller remake “The Ipcress File” being filmed in Nantwich

Spy thriller remake “The Ipcress File” being filmed in Nantwich

A new six-part thriller based on the classic spy novel “The Ipcress File” is being filmed partly in Nantwich area.

These images show filming and production trucks based at Nantwich Town FC’s overflow car park off Waterlode at the weekend.

April 12, 2021
Nantwich community steps in to help learning disability resident

Nantwich community steps in to help learning disability resident

Community-spirited residents have helped a Nantwich care group’s appeal to support a client with learning disabilities.

Robert has been under the care of InSafeHands in Nantwich since his mum died.

April 10, 2021
Two-thirds of Cheshire adults have Covid-19 vaccine, data shows

Two-thirds of Cheshire adults have Covid-19 vaccine, data shows

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Nearly two-thirds of Cheshire’s adult population have now had their Covid-19 vaccine, new data shows.

The statistics, from NHS England, show that up to April 4, 388,487 residents have had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine — out of a population of 596,446 — representing 65% of the county’s over-16s.

April 9, 2021
Cheshire councillors and MPs pay tribute to Prince Phillip

Cheshire councillors and MPs pay tribute to Prince Phillip

Nantwich Town Council has opened an online book of condolences in mourning the death of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

It comes as councillors and MPs across Cheshire paid tribute to the Prince, who has died aged 99.

April 9, 2021
New Adult Day Care centre to open in Nantwich

New Adult Day Care centre to open in Nantwich

A new Adult Day Care centre is opening up in Nantwich.

The centre will be run by homecare provider Right at Home South Cheshire and is to open at Frederick House, on Princes Court, Beam Heath Way.

April 8, 2021
More than 100 bikers stopped in Cheshire Police operation

More than 100 bikers stopped in Cheshire Police operation

More than 100 motorbike riders were stopped by police in Cheshire during an Easter Bank Holiday operation targeting dangerous and speeding riding.

Operation Caesar saw officers target key hotspot areas on the lookout for any motorcyclist travelling at excess speed, riding dangerously and putting their own lives other road users’ lives at risk.

April 8, 2021
Astra Zeneca vaccine “benefits” outweigh risks, says Cheshire health chief

Astra Zeneca vaccine “benefits” outweigh risks, says Cheshire health chief

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
The ‘benefits’ of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine ‘outweigh the risks’, a leading Cheshire NHS official has said.

Clare Watson, accountable officer for the NHS Cheshire clinical commissioning group (CCG) — the organisation leading the county’s vaccination roll-out — made the comments yesterday (April 7).

April 8, 2021
New group promotes dog-friendly Nantwich shops to prevent thefts

New group promotes dog-friendly Nantwich shops to prevent thefts

By Jonathan White
A new Facebook group called ‘Dog friendly shops in Nantwich and surrounding areas’ has been set up to help prevent dogs being left outside and at risk from thieves.

It comes after the high-profile case of Denzel and Welly, two black Labradors stolen from outside M&S on Beam Street in Nantwich on March 27.

April 7, 2021
Aerial view of Nantwich town centre, pic by Jonathan White

Cheshire East Council prepares for reopening of town centres

Cheshire East Council says it is preparing for the reopening of town centres like Nantwich and urging businesses to access support available.

All non-essential retail will reopen from Monday April 12, as well as restaurants, bars and cafes for outdoor table service and hair and nail salons, libraries, and gyms.

April 7, 2021
Four-year-old Nantwich stroke survivor’s 26-mile fundraiser

Four-year-old Nantwich stroke survivor’s 26-mile fundraiser

A four-year-old Stroke survivor from Nantwich has completed an amazing 26-mile challenge to raise charity funds.

Big-hearted Orlah Maudsley, from Barbridge, completed the final mile of her challenge on Thursday at Calveley Primary Academy near Nantwich.

April 6, 2021
Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Bunker secures Government grant to stay open

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich is to receive £75,324 in the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

The museum, off Coole Lane, Baddington, is one of around 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund.

April 6, 2021