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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
Dog walker launches Nantwich project to tackle fouling

Dog walker launches Nantwich project to tackle fouling

A woman who runs a dog walking business has launched a new project to tackle the scourge of dog fouling in Nantwich.

Emma Caskie, who runs HoundClub Pet Services, hopes her community project will ease the dog mess problems in the town as well as encourage people to shop in dog friendly shops in the town.

August 24, 2020
Wistaston and Rope War Memorial project completed

Wistaston and Rope War Memorial project completed

By Jonathan White
A £12,500 project to improve a War Memorial in memory of 16 local men who died in the two World Wars has been completed in Wistaston.

An area around the Wistaston & Rope War Memorial in the grounds of St Mary’s Church on Church Lane has been modernised and made safer to visit.

June 26, 2020
Delayed £22m council IT project in Cheshire not ready until 2021

Delayed £22m council IT project in Cheshire not ready until 2021

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A delayed IT project which is set to cost Cheshire’s councils almost twice its original price is now expected to be fully operational next February.

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West and Chester Council entered into a joint agreement with technology firm Agilisys in 2017 to launch a new HR and finance system worth £11.5 million.

March 13, 2020
Nantwich airman’s grave to feature in Art UK sculptures project

Nantwich airman’s grave to feature in Art UK sculptures project

A series of public sculptures in Cheshire including the airman’s grave in Nantwich are to be showcased by Art UK.

They will join around 100,000 sculptures from around the UK to feature in the online project by 2020.

December 5, 2019
£11.5 million IT project for Cheshire councils to double in cost

£11.5 million IT project for Cheshire councils to double in cost

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
An IT project for both Cheshire councils which is more than a year overdue, is now expected to cost almost double its original price at £22.3 million.

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West and Chester Council entered into a joint agreement with technology firm Agilisys in 2017 to launch a new HR and finance system worth £11.5 million.

November 3, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Gymnastics club unveils bid to build new centre in Willaston

Crewe & Nantwich Gymnastics club unveils bid to build new centre in Willaston

A multi-million pound project to relocate Camm Street and build a new base for Crewe & Nantwich Gymnastics club has been unveiled.

Under the plan, in its early stages, a new 80x40m gymnastics building would be built, with land next to Vagrants in Willaston one of the possible locations.

September 27, 2019
NHS social care project in South Cheshire shortlisted for award

NHS social care project in South Cheshire shortlisted for award

An NHS and social care project to reduce time patients spend waiting to be discharged from Leighton Hospital has been shortlisted for a national award.

August 29, 2019
Nantwich Mayor grilled by pupils in “Super Stapeley” project

Nantwich Mayor grilled by pupils in “Super Stapeley” project

Nantwich Town Mayor David Marren was under the microscope as young pupils grilled him as part of their school project!

Cllr Marren was invited in to Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley to be interrogated by year one Orange Class as part of their “Super Stapeley, Super Me” project.

March 21, 2019
Nantwich care firm Belong to launch arts for dementia project

Nantwich care firm Belong to launch arts for dementia project

Nantwich-based care village operator Belong has joined a project to see how arts can improve the lives of dementia sufferers.

Belong has teamed up with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in the unique three-year research project.

January 22, 2019