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Nantwich garage owner John “Jack” Field dies after 50 years’ service

Nantwich garage owner John “Jack” Field dies after 50 years’ service

By Jonathan White
Owner of The Crescent Garage John ‘Jack’ Field has died suddenly at home aged 91.

Jack was a familiar figure to many in Nantwich, running the Crescent Garage on The Crescent off Beam Street for over 50 years.

May 14, 2024
New home-made candles business in Nantwich burns brightly

New home-made candles business in Nantwich burns brightly

A new store selling home-made candles is proving a bright addition to Nantwich town centre.

Leanne McGrady has opened her first “Our Time Candles & Diffusers Ltd” shop on Beam Street three years after launching her business online.

February 27, 2024
Councillors approve plans for converting The Gables in Nantwich

Councillors approve plans for converting The Gables in Nantwich

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans to convert The Gables into a beauty salon and flats have been given the go-ahead – with councillors welcoming the re-purposing of the historic Nantwich town centre building.

The Beam Street property is currently empty but was formerly used as a community club and offices.

January 11, 2024
Plan unveiled to convert The Gables in Nantwich into beauty salon

Plan unveiled to convert The Gables in Nantwich into beauty salon

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans to convert an historic building in Nantwich town centre into a beauty salon and flats have been recommended for approval.

The Gables, on Beam Street, is currently empty but was formerly used as a community club and offices.

January 2, 2024
Nantwich Luncheon Club expands to those outside town

Nantwich Luncheon Club expands to those outside town

The popular Nantwich Luncheon Club for the over 60s is opening its doors to those living outside the Nantwich boundary.

For years the group met twice a week at The Gables on Beam Street before moving to its new venue at Nantwich Civic Hall last year.

October 18, 2023
Work to re-open Snow Hill public toilets in Nantwich underway

Work to re-open Snow Hill public toilets in Nantwich underway

Work has started on the refurbishment of the Snow Hill public toilets in Nantwich.

Nantwich Town Council says the work will last around eight weeks and there will be restricted access for pedestrians between Snow Hill car park and Beam Street.

July 25, 2023
Councillor tables motion to reopen Nantwich Police Station

Councillor tables motion to reopen Nantwich Police Station

A long-standing Nantwich councillor has called on Cheshire Police to re-open the town’s police station helpdesk as the local population continues to rise.

Cllr Arthur Moran has tabled a “notice of motion” which will be discussed by town councillors at their monthly meeting this week (July 13).

July 10, 2023
Beam Street delays for three weeks for re-surfacing works

Beam Street delays for three weeks for re-surfacing works

Motorists in Nantwich town centre will face more delays as a three-week scheme to re-surface Beam Street begins on February 20.

The works are a follow up to the Footway Improvement Scheme which Cheshire East Council completed at a cost of almost £800,000 in late 2022.

February 10, 2023
Betty puts her feet up after 55 years serving Nantwich police

Betty puts her feet up after 55 years serving Nantwich police

When Betty Chesters first joined Cheshire Police as a cleaner, Harold Wilson was Prime Minister and man still hadn’t landed on the moon!

Now, 55 years later, the 83-year-old has taken well-earned retirement after working at Nantwich Police Station since 1967.

January 9, 2023
Nantwich late night taxi marshal scheme hailed big success

Nantwich late night taxi marshal scheme hailed big success

A new taxi marshal scheme in Nantwich has been hailed a big success after running over the Christmas and New Year period.

The initiative was supported by Alpha Omega Securities Ltd in Crewe and the owners of Nakatchas nightclub on Welsh Row in Nantwich.

January 6, 2023
Cheshire East Council blames Christmas for Beam Street re-surfacing delays

Cheshire East Council blames Christmas for Beam Street re-surfacing delays

Re-surfacing works to Beam Street in Nantwich have been delayed until 2023 because council chiefs say “it is the sensible option to postpone” before Christmas.

A section of Beam Street between Waterlode and Manor Road was shut for 18 weeks between June and October for a footway improvement scheme.

November 10, 2022
Beam Street re-surfacing delayed until 2023, Cheshire East confirms

Beam Street re-surfacing delayed until 2023, Cheshire East confirms

Plans to re-surface Beam Street in Nantwich town centre have been delayed until 2023, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The announcement comes after highways completed the 18-week “footway improvement scheme” on the street between junctions with Manor Road and Waterlode.

October 27, 2022
Beam Street re-opens after 18-week footway improvement works

Beam Street re-opens after 18-week footway improvement works

Town centre roads in Nantwich were re-opened today after an 18-week closure to allow for footway improvement works.

But the planned re-surfacing of Beam Street, as pledged in the initial Cheshire East Council scheme, have so far not taken place.

October 24, 2022