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Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabbers Don’t Drop” litter campaign

Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabbers Don’t Drop” litter campaign

Town councillors in Nantwich have launched a new campaign called “Dabbers Don’t Drop” to highlight growing problems of litter, dog fouling and fly-tipping.

Officials say there has been an “unacceptable” increase in littering around the town centre, parks, and along the town’s canal and river.

May 26, 2021
Action to tackle litter in Nantwich agreed by town councillors

Action to tackle litter in Nantwich agreed by town councillors

Nantwich councillors have agreed on plans to try and tackle the mounting litter problem plaguing the town.

It comes after Nantwich Litter Group member Rob Carter made an impassioned plea for help at the town council meeting last night (April 27).

April 28, 2021
Nantwich pub boss spreads some Easter cheer with chocolate eggs!

Nantwich pub boss spreads some Easter cheer with chocolate eggs!

A big-hearted pub boss in Nantwich helped spread some ‘eggstra’ Easter cheer by leaving chocolate eggs around the town centre with post-it notes attached.

Adam Loxton, assistant manager at The Leopard on London Road, was inspired to place the eggs around town by his family.

April 2, 2021
More than 80 RSPCA calls in Cheshire to animals affected by litter

More than 80 RSPCA calls in Cheshire to animals affected by litter

RSPCA chiefs today issued a plea for people to take rubbish home after latest figures showed more than 80 call outs in Cheshire to animals badly affected by litter.

Incidents included a duck tangled in a medical face mask, a baby hedgehog with plastic wrapped around her neck, a fox with his head caught in a pasty wrapper, and a gannet entangled in plastic.

March 30, 2021
Nantwich Litter action leader named “Local Legend” by The Cat FM

Nantwich Litter action leader named “Local Legend” by The Cat FM

The leader of Nantwich Litter Action Patrick Robinson has been named as the latest “Local Legend” by The Cat FM.

Patrick received his monthly “Baked by Gill Cat Cake” and a Local Legend certificate from The Cat’s MD Chris Cadman.

March 25, 2021
Plea to Nantwich residents to take litter home as bins left overflowing

Plea to Nantwich residents to take litter home as bins left overflowing

Nantwich residents are being urged to take litter home after these pictures emerged of overflowing litter and dog poo bins in the town.

Bins near the Nantwich Aqueduct, Mill Island and near Nantwich Lake off Shrewbridge Road were all seen overflowing with piles of rubbish and poo bags littered around them.

November 10, 2020
Stapeley girls collect bags of litter during half-term

Stapeley girls collect bags of litter during half-term

Two big-hearted Stapeley youngsters made the most of their half-term – by collecting bags of litter across their estate.

Millie Leeson and Lexie Newman, both eight years old and pupils at Pear Tree School, took matters into their own hands to tidy up the Pear Tree estate.

November 4, 2020
Pregnant woman and man attacked in South Cheshire street

Pregnant woman and man attacked in South Cheshire street

A heavily pregnant woman was punched in the stomach and head in a night-time attack in a South Cheshire town.

The woman and a man she was with were assaulted outside a takeaway on Crewe Road in Alsager at around 10.30pm on Sunday (July 12).

July 15, 2020
RSPCA staff fill bags full of discarded rubbish around Nantwich Lake

RSPCA staff fill bags full of discarded rubbish around Nantwich Lake

Staff from RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich filled up three large bags of rubbish in a litter pick around Nantwich Lake.

They organised the litter pick as part of a national campaign to clean up the country.

April 8, 2019
Stapeley school pupils are superhero litter pickers

Stapeley school pupils are superhero litter pickers

Youngsters in Stapeley became superheroes for the day to tackle the scourge of litter near their school.

Year One pupils from Pear Tree Primary School in Nantwich spent the day in the local area picking up rubbish as part of our superhero class topic.

May 14, 2018
Horrific haul of dog poo and litter found in one Nantwich home’s hedge

Horrific haul of dog poo and litter found in one Nantwich home’s hedge

A shocked Nantwich family have revealed the horrific scale of littering and dog poo – by uncovering this haul from just one hedge!

Victoria Graham and her family moved in to their town centre house last summer, and recently started to tidy the garden.

January 27, 2018
Nantwich residents rise to challenge at Great British spring clean

Nantwich residents rise to challenge at Great British spring clean

Litter pickers and Cub Scouts teamed up to give Nantwich a spring clean as part of a national Keep Britain Tidy campaign.

Volunteers with Nantwich Litter Group were joined by 7th South West Cheshire Millfields Cub Scouts for the event.

March 8, 2017
Shop ‘blighted’ by night-time litter in Nantwich town centre

Shop ‘blighted’ by night-time litter in Nantwich town centre

A Nantwich store employee has demanded action to crack down on drunken revellers who leave shop fronts damaged and covered in litter.

Seamus Burden, who works at B&M on Swinemarket, has had to clean away mess from late-night takeaways dumped across the store’s steps for the past five years.

February 15, 2017