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Fire damages trees, fence and shed in Nantwich property

Fire damages trees, fence and shed in Nantwich property

Fire crews had to tackle a fire which damaged tall conifer trees and a shed and fence in Nantwich.

The fire broke out on Davenport Avenue at around 12.30am this morning (May 24).

May 24, 2022
Combermere Abbey marks Jubilee with planting of 889 trees

Combermere Abbey marks Jubilee with planting of 889 trees

Nearly 900 trees are being planted at Combermere Abbey near Nantwich to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The 889 trees will also commemorate the number of years since the abbey was established in 1133.

April 15, 2022
More weather warnings as Cheshire East set for heavy rain and winds

More weather warnings as Cheshire East set for heavy rain and winds

More Met Office weather warnings are in place for Cheshire East over the next 24 hours as heavy rain and strong winds are set to batter the region again.

It comes hot on the heels of storms Dudley and Eunice in the past seven days, leaving trees down and River Weaver at very high levels.

February 20, 2022
St Luke’s Hospice turns Christmas trees to vital funds

St Luke’s Hospice turns Christmas trees to vital funds

St Luke’s Hospice staff and volunteers have raised a tree-mendous £40,000 from their Christmas Tree Collection scheme.

More than 60 volunteers teamed up between January 13-16 to collect 2,824 individual Christmas trees from people’s homes in return for donations for the Hospice.

February 4, 2022
Scouts run fund-raising Christmas tree and recycling scheme

Scouts run fund-raising Christmas tree and recycling scheme

By Jonathan White
Local scouts are helping to run a Christmas tree collection and recycling scheme.

The scheme run by the 1st South West Cheshire Scout Group (The Andrews) in Crewe will raise money in aid of local Scouts, to support local children between 6-14 to gain skills for life.

December 29, 2021
Wind, snow and ice – crazy weekend of Cheshire weather

Wind, snow and ice – crazy weekend of Cheshire weather

It’s been an interesting few days’ of weather in Cheshire – even by UK standards.

Destructive winds and rain of Storm Arwen on Friday and Saturday, followed by heavy snowfall on Sunday.

November 29, 2021
Storm Arwen closes roads and rail services across Cheshire

Storm Arwen closes roads and rail services across Cheshire

Storm Arwen caused travel chaos across Cheshire as high winds brought down trees, blocking roads and railways.

The winds also brought down the Tree of Light in the centre of Nantwich.

November 27, 2021
READER’S LETTER: Shocked to see Nantwich trees chopped down

READER’S LETTER: Shocked to see Nantwich trees chopped down

Dear Editor,
I had hoped that the few remaining mature trees, on the River Weaver riverbank and adjacent to the redevelopment of the former gasworks off Welsh Row in Nantwich, would be spared the cull.

November 16, 2021
15,000 new trees planted in Cheshire East this spring, says council

15,000 new trees planted in Cheshire East this spring, says council

More than 15,000 trees have been planted across Cheshire East in the latest planting season, says the authority.

The council has launched a planting scheme as part of its aim to become carbon neutral in its operations by 2025, and schools like Wrenbury Primary School are helping out.

May 21, 2021
Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Angry residents are calling on police and councillors to crackdown on anti-social behaviour at a Nantwich park.

Families living near Brookfield Park, off Shrewbridge Road, say they regularly have to clean up mess including alcohol cans and bottles, drug bags, nitrous oxide canisters.

April 12, 2021
Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Floods, fires and fallen trees as storm wreaks havoc in Cheshire

Cheshire fire crews had one of their busiest nights for years as a powerful storm swept across south and mid Cheshire last night.

Worst hit was the Tarporley, Beeston, Tattenhall and Malpas areas as lightning sparked fires and flood waters left cars submerged and buildings under water.

August 13, 2020
Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Trees were felled, buildings damaged, and roads flooded across South Cheshire which was battered by Storm Ciara over the last 18 hours.

February 9, 2020
Victorian Christmas Festival held at Acton St Mary’s Church

Victorian Christmas Festival held at Acton St Mary’s Church

By Jonathan White
A Victorian Christmas Festival took place at St Mary’s Church in Acton near Nantwich.

The opening day featured Carols from Acton Primary School which included a guest appearance from Father Christmas.

December 17, 2019