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Nantwich organisations step up pressure over parking charges

Nantwich organisations step up pressure over parking charges

Two Nantwich organisations have stepped up pressure on Cheshire East Council to rethink bringing back car parking charges in the town.

Many retailers and residents are furious at the decision by CEC to reintroduce the charges on the day non-essential shops are allowed to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease.

June 15, 2020
Civic Society funding helps Nantwich Museum install new kitchen

Civic Society funding helps Nantwich Museum install new kitchen

Nantwich Museum has received a donation from Nantwich Civic Society to help fund a new kitchen.

The museum’s kitchen is in constant use but has fallen into a state of disrepair at the Pillory Street venue.

January 30, 2020
Volunteers clean up grotspots in time for Nantwich Holly Holy Day

Volunteers clean up grotspots in time for Nantwich Holly Holy Day

Big-hearted volunteers have stepped in where others fear to tread – by cleaning up two Nantwich grot-spots.

These hardy folk from Civic Society and Rotary Club teamed up to clean up the outside of an “eyesore” empty shop unit, formerly a pharmacy, on High Street.

January 24, 2020
Call to improve “eyesore” buildings in Nantwich town centre

Call to improve “eyesore” buildings in Nantwich town centre

Empty shops and crumbling buildings are leaving “eyesore” sites across Nantwich town centre, it was claimed at Nantwich Town Council.

Councillors heard how empty and boarded up shops, as well as poorly maintained buildings, are leaving a bad impression of the town for visitors.

January 11, 2020
Major Nantwich development will hit parking in town, warns Civic Society

Major Nantwich development will hit parking in town, warns Civic Society

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A major development in Nantwich could leave workers, shoppers and visitors struggling to park if more spaces are not found elsewhere in the town, council chiefs are being warned.

November 25, 2019
Nantwich Civic Society calls for action on town’s crumbling pavements

Nantwich Civic Society calls for action on town’s crumbling pavements

Disgruntled members of Nantwich Civic Society are aiming to ruffle Cheshire East Council feathers over the crumbling state of the town’s pavements.

They have launched their new “Puddleduck Campaign” to pressure the authority into much-needed repairs.

April 10, 2019
Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years at museum event

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years at museum event

More than 60 members and guests gathered in Nantwich Museum to celebrate 50 years of Nantwich Civic Society.

The organisation has been serving the community and town to ensure conservation, good design and practical volunteering thrives.

November 29, 2017
Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years with special museum exhibition

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50 years with special museum exhibition

An exhibition celebrating 50 years of work by Nantwich Civic Society has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

The Society is a voluntary organisation, which campaigns to improve the environment and the quality of life in Nantwich.

November 23, 2017
Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Residents have hit out after historic Monks Lane in Nantwich was damaged in an apparent vandal attack.

Coping stones were found scattered on the floor and pushed away from the wall edge along the ancient walkway close to the town centre.

September 30, 2017
Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50th anniversary

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50th anniversary

Members of Nantwich Civic Society have celebrated the organisation’s 50th anniversary at the town’s museum.

The society was formed half a century ago by enlightened Nantwich residents, worried by the demolition of many historic buildings.

May 24, 2017
Volunteers help spruce up historic Monks Lane in Nantwich

Volunteers help spruce up historic Monks Lane in Nantwich

Big-hearted volunteers teamed up to help spruce up one of Nantwich’s most historic routes, Monks Lane.

Nantwich Civic Society members got to work down Monks Lane where they painted bollards and lamp posts.

December 3, 2016
Help needed to clear plant invading banks of River Weaver in Nantwich

Help needed to clear plant invading banks of River Weaver in Nantwich

A dangerous plant which burns skin, is threatening large areas of the River Weaver in Nantwich.

The invasion of Himalayan Balsam in the last two years has shocked the town’s conservationists.

August 11, 2016
Volunteers spruce up Nantwich Aqueduct steps and rails

Volunteers spruce up Nantwich Aqueduct steps and rails

Volunteers have been busy sprucing up areas around the Nantwich Aqueduct.

Members of the Rotary Club of Nantwich and Nantwich Civic Society have been out painting fences and handrails at the Aqueduct Steps.

April 18, 2016