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Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police unveils new “community policing” model

Cheshire Police has unveiled its new “community policing” model with “dedicated officers and PCSOs” in 122 community areas.

It will include new police bases in community and village halls in and around Nantwich.

September 25, 2020
Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

Cheshire East bus services under threat due to budget, leaders warn

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Leaders of Cheshire East Council have ruled out protecting bus subsidies in their next council budget.

Currently, the authority spends £1.7 million on subsidising 12 routes across the borough.

September 11, 2020
Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Cheshire fire crews had one of their busiest nights for years as a powerful storm swept across south and mid Cheshire last night.

Worst hit was the Tarporley, Beeston, Tattenhall and Malpas areas as lightning sparked fires and flood waters left cars submerged and buildings under water.

August 13, 2020
New book tells amazing story of 3 Cheshire relatives who went to war on horseback

New book tells amazing story of 3 Cheshire relatives who went to war on horseback

By Hannah Youds
A woman with Nantwich links has written a book which tells the story of three generations of her family, who all went to war on horseback!

The book, called “A Horse, A Sword and A Rifle”, focuses on the fascinating lives and exploits of Joseph Dodd, his son-in-law Sydney Williams, and Sydney’s son John Williams.

August 13, 2020
Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

Charity tractor run in Nantwich raises money for Motor Neurone Disease charity

The 2nd annual fund-raising ‘Charity tractor run’ took place from Stapeley, writes Jonathan White

The owners of 80 vintage and classic road-legal tractors arrived with their vehicles at Maylands Farm on Broad Lane, Stapeley, Nantwich for a 10am start on Sunday.

August 5, 2020
Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could reopen by 2022

Beeston Castle and Tarporley railway station could be reopened as early as December 2022, it emerged today.

It is one of 50 proposals submitted from around the UK to the Government’s “Restoring Your Railway Fund”.

July 16, 2020
Three people hurt in A534 collision in Faddiley, near Nantwich

Three people hurt in A534 collision in Faddiley, near Nantwich

Three people were hurt in a two-car smash on the A534 in Faddiley, near Nantwich.

The incident happened at around 3pm yesterday (July 12) on the busy Wrexham Road.

July 13, 2020
4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

4,000-year-old replica completed at Beeston Castle near Nantwich

English Heritage has completed a 4000-year-old replica Bronze Age roundhouse built by volunteers and school children in the grounds of Beeston Castle near Nantwich.

February 24, 2020
Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

Councillors APPROVE 200 roads being axed from Cheshire East gritting routes

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
More than 200 roads including many rural lanes in and around Nantwich will be taken off Cheshire East Council’s gritting routes after councillors approved the plan.

The controversial policy, which will come into effect from October this year, has been met with fierce criticism with many saying the council is putting lives in danger.

February 5, 2020
Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

Rural Nantwich lanes among 230km of roads to be axed from gritting routes

A Cheshire East Council report shows the authority could be about to cut 230km of roads from its winter gritting routes – including a number of rural roads around Nantwich.

The Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure report, to go before councillors next week, highlights potential changes to its winter service.

January 29, 2020
Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

Woman rescued at Bickerton after steep fall

A woman had to be rescued by fire crews after plunging down a steep bank at Bickerton near Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich were called out at around 3.40pm yesterday (January 9) to Coppermine Lane, Bickerton, a popular spot for walkers.

January 10, 2020
Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson has been selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eddisbury.

The former Crewe & Nantwich MP was selected was selected by members of the Eddisbury Conservative Association at a packed meeting at Willington Hall in Tarporley last night (November 7).

November 8, 2019
Bickerton Hill housing expansion bid thrown out by councillors

Bickerton Hill housing expansion bid thrown out by councillors

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A developer’s bid to add four more homes to a rural development near Bickerton Hill has been rejected by councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee turned down a scheme from Torus Group to build 17 homes – including six affordable properties – on vacant former agricultural land in Mill Lane, Bulkeley.

October 30, 2019