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Hundreds enjoy Wistaston Community Christmas concert

Hundreds enjoy Wistaston Community Christmas concert

By Jonathan White Hundreds enjoyed Wistaston Community Council’s annual Christmas Concert took place at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston. It featured Wells Green Choir and musicians from Shavington High School’s Concert Band.

December 20, 2013
Nantwich campaigner’s anger over “cynical ploy” by housing developers

Nantwich campaigner’s anger over “cynical ploy” by housing developers

A campaigner has blasted a housing developer for “cynical tactics” to get permission for another Nantwich housing development. Wainhomes‘ application to build 40 houses off Audlem Road (pictured) was to be decided by a Strategic Planning Board meeting.

September 17, 2013
Parents win fight for new crossing at Nantwich primary school

Parents win fight for new crossing at Nantwich primary school

A school crossing on a busy Nantwich street is to be installed after years of campaigning by parents. The crossing will be built on Wellington Road outside St Anne’s Catholic Primary in October, Cheshire East Highways have confirmed.

September 12, 2013
Nantwich councillors “need a vision” for town, says Cheshire East leader

Nantwich councillors “need a vision” for town, says Cheshire East leader

Nantwich Town councillors were accused of “lacking a vision” by Cheshire East Leader Cllr Michael Jones. In a swipe at the town’s authority, Cllr Jones said they had not “created a vision” for the town’s future, unlike places like Knutsford, Macclesfield and Crewe.

September 10, 2013
Cheshire East unveils free Snow Hill parking after 3pm in Nantwich

Cheshire East unveils free Snow Hill parking after 3pm in Nantwich

Motorists in Nantwich will enjoy free car parking as part of a new initiative by Cheshire East Council. From August 5, parking on the Snow Hill car park next to Nantwich Pool will be free of charge from 3pm each day.

July 27, 2013
Kenyan teachers visit Nantwich primary school on exchange

Kenyan teachers visit Nantwich primary school on exchange

Two African school teachers are visiting Nantwich to learn best practice from a local primary school. The Kenyan teachers are spending several days with staff and pupils of Millfields Primary School on Marsh Lane.

June 27, 2013
Willaston and Rope councillor Brian Silvester joins UKIP

Willaston and Rope councillor Brian Silvester joins UKIP

Former deputy leader of Cheshire East Council Brian Silvester has joined the UK Independence Party. And the councillor for Willaston and Rope said he believes it is “time for fresh start” in the area.

June 25, 2013
Stapeley Parish Council spends £12,000 fighting Muller housing plans

Stapeley Parish Council spends £12,000 fighting Muller housing plans

A parish council in Nantwich is to spend £12,000 on a barrister to fight controversial housing plans. Stapeley Parish Council is to plough thousands of taxpayers’ pounds into the battle with Muller Property.

June 18, 2013
Nantwich community groups bid for Neighbourhood Matched Funding

Nantwich community groups bid for Neighbourhood Matched Funding

Community groups in Nantwich are being urged to bid for almost £40,000 of funding to help develop and expand their work. Latest figures show the Community First Neighbourhood Matched Fund has £39,592 of non-allocated funds for Cheshire East alone.

June 9, 2013
Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

A Nantwich school’s young choir was in fine voice after triumphing in a Cheshire East competition. Stapeley Broad Lane’s 54-strong KS2 choir won the Cheshire East Primary Choirs contest at Clonter Opera Theatre, near Homes Chapel.

May 24, 2013
Nantwich Rotary Club grant boosts Alzheimer’s Society in Cheshire East

Nantwich Rotary Club grant boosts Alzheimer’s Society in Cheshire East

Nantwich Rotary Club has agreed to help fund a vital Cheshire support group for dementia sufferers. The funding boost comes as Alzheimer’s Society in Cheshire East celebrates the first year of its befriending service, Forget me Knot.

April 23, 2013
Nantwich Litter Group urges litter bugs to clean up streets

Nantwich Litter Group urges litter bugs to clean up streets

Nantwich Litter Group volunteers have called on residents to stop turning areas of the town into “grot spots”. The group is increasing in numbers, but needs more people to tackle the growing litter problem.

April 18, 2013
£7.5million scheme agreed to improve M6/A500 at junction 16

£7.5million scheme agreed to improve M6/A500 at junction 16

A £7.5 million grant will help ease traffic congestion for thousands of Crewe and Nantwich drivers using junction 16 of the M6. The funds secured by Cheshire East Council will pay for widening and traffic signals on the northbound slip road and A500 approaches.

April 12, 2013