Stapeley

Tree felling shocks councillors as Muller “Nantwich South” plan rejected

Tree felling shocks councillors as Muller “Nantwich South” plan rejected

The first phase of a massive 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village in Stapeley has been kicked out by Cheshire East councillors. But campaigners are angry a second application for an access road was deferred after oak trees were chopped down just hours before the planning meeting.

April 4, 2013
Fans flock to Crewe Alexandra for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy visit

Fans flock to Crewe Alexandra for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy visit

Hundreds of Crewe Alex fans from across South Cheshire flocked to Gresty Road to glimpse the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Nantwichnews editor Pete Leydon (pictured) joined supporters young and old who packed out the club shop during a special promotion of the JPT Final against Southend on April 7.

March 28, 2013
Nantwich South artist impression, unveiled back in 2012

Muller Property “Nantwich South” phase one recommended for refusal

Planners say developer Muller Property’s first phase of a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village should be refused. Muller’s initial application is for 189 homes and access road into the site between Peter Destapleigh Way, Broad Lane and London Road.

March 27, 2013
New Nantwich M&S manager hails warm welcome from town

New Nantwich M&S manager hails warm welcome from town

The boss of the new Marks & Spencer store in Nantwich revealed how she hasn’t even seen inside the shop yet – less than four weeks before opening. Michelle McMurray is desperate to get inside the new Simply Food outlet on Beam Street, which is creating 60 new jobs.

March 15, 2013
Nantwich primary pupils star in Shakespeare at New Vic Theatre

Nantwich primary pupils star in Shakespeare at New Vic Theatre

Pupils from a Nantwich school went down a storm when they starred in their own version of Shakespeare’s  The Tempest. Year 6 youngsters at Pear Tree Primary, Stapeley, were part of the Children’s Shakespeare Festival.

March 8, 2013
Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council has approved a controversial 240-homes plan for a greenfield site in Nantwich. Gladman Developments proposal for land off Queen’s Drive was passed by the Strategic Planning Board yesterday (February 20), despite objections.

February 21, 2013
Nantwich dad to run London Marathon for Epilepsy Research

Nantwich dad to run London Marathon for Epilepsy Research

A young epilepsy sufferer from Nantwich has inspired his stepdad to run the London Marathon to raise awareness of the illness. Nine-year-old Ben Smith, a pupil at Pear Tree Primary School, has battled with the condition for four years.

February 18, 2013
Nantwich primary schools shine at sportshall athletics final

Nantwich primary schools shine at sportshall athletics final

Primary school pupils in Nantwich were on their marks during one of the best sportshall athletics finals ever. Year 5 and 6 pupils from Pear Tree, Weaver and Stapeley Broad Lane went head-to-head with four others at South Cheshire College.

January 31, 2013
Nantwich Litter Group nominated in The Cat Community Awards

Nantwich Litter Group nominated in The Cat Community Awards

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers have been nominated in The Cat’s “Achievement of the Year” Community Awards 2013. It’s a worthy nomination for a group who regularly hold litter picks to clean the town’s streets.

January 30, 2013
Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow causes problems for Nantwich schools and roads

Heavy snow is causing disruption and chaos across South Cheshire. Dozens of schools have closed or are closing early and many minor roads are barely passable.

January 18, 2013
RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre issues volunteer appeal

RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre issues volunteer appeal

The RSPCA Wildlife Centre in Nantwich is in urgent need of volunteers to support fundraising, education and publicity. Stapeley Grange, on London Road, will be hosting a fundraising and education volunteer information night on Thursday January 31 between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

January 18, 2013
Petition of 1,520 names against “Nantwich South” Stapeley plan

Petition of 1,520 names against “Nantwich South” Stapeley plan

A petition signed by more than 1,500 people against the “Nantwich South” plan, is being handed in to Cheshire East Council and the Government. MP Edward Timpson joined with councillors and residents in Stapeley to form the petition.

January 15, 2013
Nantwich South artist impression, unveiled back in 2012

Stapeley campaigners question weight of Cheshire East Local Plan

Campaigners in Stapeley fighting plans for a new 1,100-home village, have called the Cheshire East Council draft development plan “helpful”. But they also question the weight of the report as they continue their fight to prevent Muller Property’s Nantwich South project.

December 28, 2012