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Free festive car parking days announced for Nantwich

Free festive car parking days announced for Nantwich

Council bosses have agreed to offer Nantwich four FREE car parking days in the run up to Christmas.

The scheme is designed to boost the town’s economy in the festive season as local traders recover from the pandemic.

November 20, 2021
Plans for parking charges in ‘free’ towns scrapped by Cheshire East

Plans for parking charges in ‘free’ towns scrapped by Cheshire East

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans to introduce parking charges in towns where it is currently free, have been controversially scrapped by Cheshire East Council.

If approved, charges would have been introduced in Middlewich, Alsager, Holmes Chapel, Sandbach and other towns in line with Nantwich, Crewe, and Macclesfield.

September 22, 2021
Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Everybody Sport and Recreation are to stage free holiday activity sessions for youngsters.

Holiday Activity Funding from Cheshire East Council has created places as well as packed lunches provided by Taste for Life for children who are entitled to receive free school meals.

July 15, 2021
New Nantwich free primary school plans move step closer

New Nantwich free primary school plans move step closer

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Plans for a new primary school in Nantwich moved a step closer when councillors agreed to go out to consultation over the proposals and look for potential sponsors to run it.

As revealed by Nantwich News, the £3.5m free school is earmarked for land close to Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium and is needed to cope with rising pupils numbers created by a new housing development.

July 13, 2021
New £3.5 million primary school plan for Nantwich unveiled

New £3.5 million primary school plan for Nantwich unveiled

A proposal for a new “free” primary school in Nantwich has been unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The school would be built as part of the new Kingsbourne housing development near Nantwich Town’s stadium between Waterlode, the A51 at Reaseheath, and River Weaver.

July 7, 2021
Free organised “health walks” return to Nantwich

Free organised “health walks” return to Nantwich

Everybody Sport and Recreation are re-launching its “Health Walks”.

The walks are being organised by trained volunteers, and will leave from Nantwich Swimming Pool and the Barony Sports Complex.

June 22, 2021
READER’S LETTER: RNIB offers free mental health sessions

READER’S LETTER: RNIB offers free mental health sessions

Dear Editor,
2020 was a difficult year for everyone.

Though there is hope on the horizon, starting 2021 in lockdown is not how most people wanted to ring in the New Year.

January 21, 2021
Nantwich Singers to perform Christmas concert at St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Singers to perform Christmas concert at St Mary’s Church

The Nantwich Singers are presenting two free Christmas performances in St Mary’s Church to help lift the spirits of the community.

After over six months in lockdown, the Nantwich Singers return to their home to give a pair of informal performances on December 12.

December 3, 2020
Town free parking bid rejected by Cheshire East Council leaders

Town free parking bid rejected by Cheshire East Council leaders

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A bid to secure more free parking in Cheshire East towns like Nantwich in run up to Christmas has been rebuked by the ruling Labour-Independent coalition.

Conservative group leader Cllr Janet Clowes called on borough chiefs to relax some charges in council car parks in key market towns from December 3 until January 2021.

December 1, 2020
Dr Kieran Mullan

Crewe & Nantwich MP defends “no” vote on free school meals

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan has defended his “no” vote on a proposal to extend free school meals until May 2021.

He was one of five out of six of Cheshire Conservative MPs who voted down a motion to extend free school meals to feed more than 1.4 million children during school breaks until Easter next year.

October 22, 2020
READER’S LETTER: What’s happening with TV licences for over 75s?

READER’S LETTER: What’s happening with TV licences for over 75s?

Dear Editor,
I just have to ask if anyone over 75 who now has had to buy a TV licence like me feels conned.

It’s very nice of them to say you can pay monthly if you would like to add £30 to it.

October 18, 2020
South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

A South Cheshire doctor says it’s more important than ever this year that those eligible for a free flu jab come forward and get one.

Dr Andrew Wilson, Chair of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, stressed flu kills around 11,000 people every year in England and hospitalises thousands more.

September 29, 2020
Free cycling training for children launched by Cheshire East

Free cycling training for children launched by Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council is offering free training to children looking to increase their confidence cycling on roads.

The sessions – which will run for two weeks at Cumberland Arena in Crewe and Macclesfield Leisure Centre on Priory Lane – start on Monday August 17.

August 5, 2020