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CEC backs town council bid to give Crewe “city status”

CEC backs town council bid to give Crewe “city status”

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they will support a town council-led bid to grant Crewe ‘city status’.

As part of a competition launched to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, three new cities are to be designated in 2022.

November 1, 2021
David Hinde, winner of 2015 town crier competition

Nantwich Town Council in market for new Town Crier

If you’ve got the voice to carry off the role of Nantwich’s next Town Crier, then why not give them a shout?

Nantwich Town Council has launched its search for a new Town Crier, as more events are opening back up.

October 22, 2021
Nantwich to unveil “Tree of Light” for Christmas remembrance

Nantwich to unveil “Tree of Light” for Christmas remembrance

Nantwich Town Council is to launch its “Tree of Light” again this year offering residents a chance to remember loved ones at Christmas.

People are invited to make a donation of £5 to dedicate a bauble on the town square’s Tree of Light to a loved one or a special cause.

October 6, 2021
New Nantwich social group to boost happiness and wellbeing

New Nantwich social group to boost happiness and wellbeing

Volunteers of Nantwich Buddies are launching a new social group to help ease isolated people out of lockdown.

The “Happiness Hub” group aims to tackle loneliness by offering a friendly environment for people to enjoy.

September 14, 2021
Nantwich council chiefs seek public views – on our public loos!

Nantwich council chiefs seek public views – on our public loos!

Councillors in Nantwich want to hear the public’s view – on whether to re-open public loos!

The town council has launched a survey to see whether there is support for the refurbishment and reopening of the Snowhill public toilets in the town.

August 25, 2021
CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV bosses have hit back at claims they have not provided enough information on the system’s effectiveness in Nantwich.

Town councillors questioned at a meeting last week whether they should be paying almost £25,000 a year for the monitoring of its 14 cameras.

July 12, 2021
Nantwich Town Council offers “reusable” bags to boost market trade

Nantwich Town Council offers “reusable” bags to boost market trade

Nantwich Town Council and Nantwich Market are backing a national campaign by issuing free reusable bags to shoppers.

The move is part of the National Association of British Markets’ “My Market Campaign” which begins tomorrow (June 21)

June 20, 2021
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
READER’S LETTER: Are Nantwich residents looked on as “cash cows”?

READER’S LETTER: Are Nantwich residents looked on as “cash cows”?

Dear Editor,
Letter sent to Nantwich Town Council.
I have examined the summary of the Capital and Revenue Budget for 2021/ 22 and would make the following general observations.

March 26, 2021
New £90,000 Barony skatepark moves step closer, councillors told

New £90,000 Barony skatepark moves step closer, councillors told

A new £90,000 Barony Park skatepark in Nantwich is a step closer, Nantwich Town councillors have been told.

And it was music to the ears of one young Nantwich resident who spoke passionately at last night’s town council meeting about the desperate need for the facility.

March 5, 2021
Decision on 2021 Nantwich Food Festival to be made by Easter

Decision on 2021 Nantwich Food Festival to be made by Easter

A decision on how this year’s Nantwich Food Festival will be run is likely to be made by Easter, said councillors and organisers.

The popular three-day festival brings tens of thousands of visitors to the town in early September.

January 20, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Why is Nantwich Town Council precept so high?

READER’S LETTER: Why is Nantwich Town Council precept so high?

Dear Editor,

Nantwich has the highest parish precept in Cheshire East = £122.66 for a Band D household.

This is going up by 42.5% for 2021/2022 = £52.13 = £174.79.

January 11, 2021
Town councillors clash over 42.5% Council Tax rise for Nantwich residents

Town councillors clash over 42.5% Council Tax rise for Nantwich residents

Nantwich residents are facing a 42.5% rise in their Town Council tax base after councillors voted through a controversial budget plan tonight (December 10).

It means all properties facing a £1 per week increase in the town council portion of their bill from April 2021.

December 10, 2020