Trees halt houses plan
LOCAL residents who planted six trees (rowan and cherry) in the avenue
see that event as a sign that plans for houses on two small areas each
side of the short road will now not happen.
One of the trees is in memory
of Horace and Alice Davies ("Proud Dabbers"), grandparents of Sue
Garnett, one of the people behind the trees idea. Another is a tribute to the first Mayor of Nantwich, Cllr Edith
Williams, who ends her term of office this May. A third commemorates HMS
The work was carried out by
Nantwich Town Council and Wulvern, the firm which took over the running
of the council's stock of rented houses as well as building some new
The tree to Sue's grandparents
is of particular importance to her as one she planted herself lasted two
hours before vandals ripped it up, she told me.
The plaques have also been
hammered into the ground in the past.
The trees are seen (left) in
March 2010. The trees blossomed in