Post Tagged with: "project"

Ex fireman from Nantwich unveils new “Cooling the Flames of Crewe” book

Ex fireman from Nantwich unveils new “Cooling the Flames of Crewe” book

By Jonathan White
A former fireman from Nantwich has compiled a new book about the fire service in Crewe, entitled ‘Cooling the Flames of Crewe’.

Gareth Roberts, 66, started the research as a lockdown project.

August 11, 2022
Canoe paddlers help clean up River Weaver in Nantwich

Canoe paddlers help clean up River Weaver in Nantwich

Canoeists from a Nantwich club have been putting paddles to good use by helping clean up the River Weaver in the town.

Members of the Crewe & Nantwich Canoe Club based at Doddington Lake took part in the “Big Paddle Clean Up” project run across the country.

July 12, 2022
Crewe Lyceum hits high notes with piano project

Crewe Lyceum hits high notes with piano project

Crewe Lyceum Theatre is hitting the high notes with a piano project designed to boost vibrancy of two of Cheshire East’s town centres after lockdown.

Five pianos – decorated by local artists and community groups – have been placed at key locations in Crewe and Macclesfield.

April 25, 2022
Hankelow pub to reopen after multi-million community project

Hankelow pub to reopen after multi-million community project

A popular pub in Hankelow near Nantwich is set to reopen next month following a multi-million pound project run by villagers.

The White Lion, which has been closed since 2016, was bought by members of the local community to stop it being sold for housing.

February 2, 2022
Thieves steal materials from Nantwich garden for disabled

Thieves steal materials from Nantwich garden for disabled

Volunteer gardeners in Nantwich were left stunned after thieves stole more than £200 worth of materials from the Growing Health Community Garden project in Brookfield Park.

The theft has left the project without 72 “Eco-deck” base grids, which form the solid platform for the fully accessible garden.

November 13, 2021
Nantwich among 5 Cheshire East parishes in local heritage project

Nantwich among 5 Cheshire East parishes in local heritage project

Nantwich and Audlem are among five places chosen as part of a local heritage project run by Cheshire East Council.

The idea of the project is to update its list of historic landmarks and places in the borough.

November 11, 2021
Willaston pre-school celebrates Covid-19 recovery project success

Willaston pre-school celebrates Covid-19 recovery project success

Willaston Pre-school is celebrating the success of a Covid-19 Recovery Project for Disadvantaged Children.

The project has been funded by the Cheshire Community Foundation, and led by pre-school manager Jacqueline Piaf.

August 16, 2021
Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Volunteer group Nantwich Buddies piloted a six-week mental wellness programme part funded by a grant from the Cheshire Crime Commissioner fund.

Happiness Hub Podcast hosts Kedren Elliott, a counsellor, and Liz Parkin, founder of the Nantwich Buddies, teamed up with mindset coach Benjamin Stubbs to launch the free course called “Happy Appy”.

June 26, 2021
New community podcast launched for young people in Nantwich

New community podcast launched for young people in Nantwich

Young people in Nantwich will be exploring a range of topics as part of a new podcast project.

Students from Malbank and Brine Leas High school will work with RedShift Radio, an online community radio station, and will be taught new podcasting skills around research, productions, presentation and promotion.

March 20, 2021
Wrenbury canal liftbridge - new boater control pedestal and Darren Spann

Historic canal lift bridge in Wrenbury upgraded in £150,000 project

The historic canal lift bridge in Wrenbury, near Nantwich has undergone a £150,000 upgrade to give it modern safety controls.

The work has taken two months to complete and means easier operation for boaters on the Llangollen Canal.

December 22, 2020
Beeston Castle & Tarporley Station in 1961 - pic by Ben Brookshank, creative commons licence

Beeston and Tarporley Station plan gets Government go ahead

An ambitious project to re-open Beeston and Tarporley Station has received the go-ahead and Government funding to progress to the next stage.

The Department for Transport has announced that Beeston and Tarporley Station Reopening Group have been successful in their bid to the Beeching Reversal “Ideas Fund”.

November 27, 2020
Wistaston and Rope War Memorial Project opening for Remembrance Sunday

Wistaston and Rope War Memorial Project opening for Remembrance Sunday

By Jonathan White
The Wistaston and Rope War Memorial Project will be officially opened on Remembrance Sunday if government Covid-19 guidelines allow.

The names of 16 local men who died in the two World Wars are commemorated on the Memorial cross in the grounds of St Mary’s Church, Wistaston.

October 21, 2020
New Nantwich community health garden gets £5,000 launch boost

New Nantwich community health garden gets £5,000 launch boost

A community garden project in Nantwich to help improve health and well-being, has been given a cash boost from Cheshire East Council’s Covid Recovery Fund.

The Growing Health Community Garden Nantwich is coming to life on two empty allotment plots behind Brookfield Park in Nantwich.

October 14, 2020