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Floods in Nantwich

Nantwich Town councillor calls for River Weaver “steering group”

A Nantwich town councillor is bidding to set up a steering group to help tackle issues around the River Weaver such as flooding and pollution.

Cllr Anna Burton hopes the group will speak with “one voice” and act as a pressure group to ensure action is taken to help prevent future incidents.

January 10, 2024
Nantwich CCTV system undergoes digital upgrade

Nantwich CCTV system undergoes digital upgrade

The CCTV network across Nantwich town centre has undergone a wireless digital upgrade.

New cameras will provide enhanced higher resolution images and some have been re-positioned to capture a wider scene.

December 20, 2023
Lieutenant Arthur Brown to receive Freedom of Nantwich honour

Lieutenant Arthur Brown to receive Freedom of Nantwich honour

The pilot who diverted his World War Two plane away from Nantwich town centre before crashing close to the river, is to be honoured with the Freedom of Nantwich.

Sunday January 14 2024 will mark the 80th anniversary of Lieutenant Arthur Lesley Brown’s act of bravery.

December 19, 2023
Nantwich in Bloom pick up 13th consecutive Gold Award

Nantwich in Bloom pick up 13th consecutive Gold Award

Members of Nantwich in Bloom were presented with their 13th consecutive Gold Award from North West in Bloom at the town council last night (December 14).

The team, led by Sue Sherwood, were presented with a certificate by Mayor Cllr Stephanie Wedgwood at the Civic Hall.

December 15, 2023
Aerial photo town centre and church

Nantwich Town councillors vote through precept rise of 3.5%

Nantwich Town councillors have voted through a council tax precept rise of 3.5% for 2024-25 – half of the original planned 7% rise first debated in November.

But again the issue prompted at times a heated debate among councillors, with some Labour councillors calling for a zero rise and to find savings elsewhere.

December 14, 2023
Nantwich Library opening hours to change from December

Nantwich Library opening hours to change from December

New library opening hours in Nantwich and across Cheshire East will come into effect from December 1.

The changes will be at all sites across the borough except for Alderley Edge library where the new opening hours will go live on Tuesday 5 December.

November 22, 2023
Nantwich shoppers to get four FREE parking days

Nantwich shoppers to get four FREE parking days

Festive shoppers in Nantwich will get four FREE car parking days in a bid to boost trade in the run up to Christmas.

The free parking scheme is run by Cheshire East Council and Nantwich Town Council.

November 14, 2023
Plan for 7% rise in Nantwich Council tax precept sparks councillors row

Plan for 7% rise in Nantwich Council tax precept sparks councillors row

A plan to increase the Nantwich Town Council portion of Council Tax by 7% in 2024-25 sparked a heated debate among town councillors.

The town council’s draft budget was put to the council last night at Brookfield Hall.

November 10, 2023
Manned police helpdesk will NOT reopen in Nantwich, says chief

Manned police helpdesk will NOT reopen in Nantwich, says chief

The helpdesk at Nantwich Police Station on Beam Street will remain closed as it is no longer “viable”.

That was the message from Supt Claire Jesson when she spoke to Nantwich Town Council last night.

November 10, 2023
Nantwich Angling Society seek to build new river fishing stages

Nantwich Angling Society seek to build new river fishing stages

Members of Nantwich Angling Society are campaigning to install three new fishing stages along the River Weaver in Nantwich.

The society says the idea will help to make the group more accessible to older members.

November 10, 2023
Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on set for November 17

Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on set for November 17

The annual Nantwich Christmas lights switch on will take place on November 17.

Nantwich Town Council has unveiled the details of the event which attracts thousands of people to the town centre.

November 5, 2023
Town councillors to lobby for road safety measures in Nantwich

Town councillors to lobby for road safety measures in Nantwich

Town councillors in Nantwich have agreed to lobby for more road safety measures near schools in Nantwich South ward.

They want to see the speed limit on Wellington Road and Audlem Road reduced from 30mph to 20mph close to Brine Leas School and St Anne’s Primary.

October 6, 2023
Town councillor pushes for Nantwich Lake CCTV coverage

Town councillor pushes for Nantwich Lake CCTV coverage

A Nantwich Town councillor is bidding to have CCTV coverage of Nantwich Lake after a rise in anti-social behaviour.

Cllr John Priest says a number of incidents have occurred around the lake car park off Shrewbridge Road over the summer.

October 5, 2023