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Lesser Skullcap plant returns to Cheshire after 20-year absence

Lesser Skullcap plant returns to Cheshire after 20-year absence

The Lesser Skullcap plant has been reintroduced to a Cheshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve after a 20 year absence from the county.

Historically, the plant was used in traditional medicine and had a multitude of uses including a nerve disorder sedative.

July 24, 2020
Wistaston Conservation Group plant sale raises funds

Wistaston Conservation Group plant sale raises funds

By Jonathan White
A member of Wistaston Conservation Group hosted a plant sale at his house to raise funds for the group.

John Wood, Chairman of Wistaston Conservation Group, sold vegetable plants and flowering plants from his Sandringham Drive garage.

May 31, 2020
Rare meat-eating plants re-introduced to Cheshire!

Rare meat-eating plants re-introduced to Cheshire!

One of England’s few carnivorous plants has been re-introduced to Cheshire at a secret location.

The insect-eating Great Sundew (Drosera anglica), which was made extinct during World War One, was re-introduced last week, says Cheshire Wildlife Trust.

May 26, 2020
Nantwich Museum annual plant and book sale on June 8

Nantwich Museum annual plant and book sale on June 8

The annual plant sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust to boost museum funds will take place on Saturday June 8.

The sale will run between 10.30am and 12.30pm, offering a selection of keenly priced plants.

May 28, 2019
Top UK apprentices celebrated at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Top UK apprentices celebrated at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

The next generation of highly skilled construction plant maintenance apprentices received final awards at a presentation at Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

Seventy-five trainee engineers from across the country were joined by employers to celebrate a 100% success rate on the completion of their Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Plant Maintenance.

October 28, 2018
Green waste plant to be built near Leighton Hospital after council go-ahead

Green waste plant to be built near Leighton Hospital after council go-ahead

By Stephen Topping
A plant which will turn food and green waste into compost is set to be built near Leighton Hospital after councillors gave it the go-ahead.

Biowise has been given planning permission to build the plant on land off Middlewich Road – just 1.3km away from the hospital, and 500m away from the nearest homes.

July 1, 2018
Church Minshull plant and art sale raises more than £10,000

Church Minshull plant and art sale raises more than £10,000

St Bartholomew’s Church in Church Minshull has had the most successful plant and art sale on record after raising a staggering £10,750.

The May event attracted 2,500 visitors and there were more than 200,000 shrubs, bedding plants, trees and perennials for sale and an art exhibition that displayed works from local artists.

May 21, 2018
Balsam teams clear invading plants from Nantwich riverbanks

Balsam teams clear invading plants from Nantwich riverbanks

Scores of hardy volunteers have helped clear Nantwich’s riverbanks of the invading plant, Balsam.

Around 25 volunteers worked for several days to fight back against the weed which was consuming large areas of the River Weaver in the town.

September 2, 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
Nantwich Museum raises £210 from plant and book sale

Nantwich Museum raises £210 from plant and book sale

A Plant and Book sale at Nantwich Museum helped raise £210 for the Pillory Street venue.

Many members and volunteers supported the event and contributed plants and books including the museum’s Craft Group who also sold items.

June 7, 2016
Nantwich Museum to stage children’s workshops and Plant and Book Sale

Nantwich Museum to stage children’s workshops and Plant and Book Sale

A Plant and Book Sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust will take place at the museum in Pillory Street on May 28.

The sale, which will include a wide selection of keenly priced plants and books, will run between 10am and 12.30pm in aid of museum funds.

May 10, 2016