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Fire tackled by crews on land in Alpraham near Nantwich

Fire tackled by crews on land in Alpraham near Nantwich

Fire crews from Nantwich put out a small fire on land off Chester Road in Alpraham.

The fire involved a tree, fencing and a manure heap in a field at around 6.10pm last night (May 29).

May 30, 2020
Fire crews called out to burning tree in Calveley

Fire crews called out to burning tree in Calveley

Fire crews were called out to tackle a tree on fire on land in Calveley, near Nantwich.

The incident happened 11:20am yesterday (March 29) on land off Nantwich Road, Calveley.

March 30, 2020
More than 6,000 trees to be planted across Cheshire East

More than 6,000 trees to be planted across Cheshire East

More than 6,000 trees are being planted across the borough, Cheshire East Council has said.

It follows a motion backed by a unanimous vote at full council last May which called for a commitment of being carbon neutral by 2025.

March 7, 2020
St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas tree collection service

St Luke’s Hospice to run Christmas tree collection service

St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire is collecting and recycling Christmas trees in return for donations to the hospice.

Registration for the annual Christmas Tree Collection is now open.

December 18, 2019
Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

Anger after Wistaston landmark tree ripped up by developers

By Jonathan White
Villagers have blasted housing developers after a Wistaston landmark tree was ripped up and chucked in a skip.

The solitary hawthorn, known by locals as “the tree”, was uprooted as part of the housing development on Witters Field off Church Lane.

September 11, 2019
Iconic tree in Nantwich to be removed, council confirms

Iconic tree in Nantwich to be removed, council confirms

A protected tree in the centre of Nantwich is to be removed, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The iconic horse chestnut tree in Bowers Row car park has been deemed “unsafe” by specialists.

September 9, 2019
Thousands pack town centre for Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on

Thousands pack town centre for Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on

Thousands of people packed in to Nantwich town square to enjoy the festivities of the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event.

The event, organised by Nantwich Town Council, proved as popular as ever and featured music, entertainment, fireworks and laughter.

November 17, 2018
Sealed Knot unveils plaque in Nantwich to mark 46-year association

Sealed Knot unveils plaque in Nantwich to mark 46-year association

The Sealed Knot Society have unveiled a plaque, stone and tree to Nantwich to mark their long association with the town.

The plaque, stone and mature tulip tree acknowledged The Sealed Knot’s 46 years of involvement in the annual Holly Holy Day events, commemorating the 1643 Battle of Nantwich.

April 15, 2018
Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

A Nantwich man was repeatedly punched, kicked and hit with a tree branch by youths as he walked through a park in Crewe, police said.

The 51-year-old victim was assaulted by the teenagers in an attempted robbery in an area known locally as Collinbrook Fields at around 6.15pm last night (February 21).

February 22, 2018
Nantwich tree specialist called in to aid hurricane-hit island

Nantwich tree specialist called in to aid hurricane-hit island

An arboriculture trainer from Nantwich has been helping in the recovery of the Caribbean island of Dominica after it was hit by devastating hurricanes.

Jono Finlow, who trains Reaseheath College students, is a trustee of DART International UK (Disaster Arborist Response Team).

November 11, 2017
Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton

Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
A Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton helped light up the village near Nantwich.

There was a grand opening with a guest appearance from Father Christmas, a ‘Candlelit Concert of Christmas Past’ by the Gallery Singers of Shrewsbury and an open event with prize raffle and light refreshments.

December 18, 2016
Police continue hunt for Nantwich Christmas vandals

Police continue hunt for Nantwich Christmas vandals

Yobs who vandalised Nantwich town centre’s Christmas tree, lights and decorations, have not been traced.

The vandals targeted the lower branches of the tree, ripping off baubles, damaging the base and stealing other electrical decorations.

December 15, 2016
Scrooge yobs damage Nantwich’s Christmas tree and steal decorations

Scrooge yobs damage Nantwich’s Christmas tree and steal decorations

Miserly yobs in Nantwich have vandalised the town square’s Christmas tree and stolen decorations – just days after they were unveiled to thousands at the Lights Switch-on event.

Angry councillors and staff hit out at the offenders for putting a dampener on the festive spirits.

November 24, 2016