Archive for April, 2015

Nantwich pupil’s defibrillators bid earns Morrisons boost

Nantwich pupil’s defibrillators bid earns Morrisons boost

A Nantwich student campaigning for more life-saving defibrillators at his school, has been backed by local supermarket Morrisons.

Brine Leas pupil Harrison Lunt, who launched his “Defibs 4 BL6” fundraising campaign as part of a school project, is to stage a raffle.

April 30, 2015 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Crewe Lyceum to stage Alan Bennett’s classic The History Boys

Crewe Lyceum to stage Alan Bennett’s classic The History Boys

Alan Bennett’s comic masterpiece The History Boys is to be staged at Crewe Lyceum next week.

The production – recently voted “the nation’s favourite play” – will run from May 5 to 9.

Nantwich hairdressing students play key Grease role

Nantwich hairdressing students play key Grease role

Hairdressing students in Crewe and Nantwich were shining stars after playing a leading role in a charity production of hit musical Grease.

The South Cheshire College group delivered a range of dazzling hairstyles for cast members before they took to the stage for performances at Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre.

April 30, 2015 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Mountain Trike Company unveils new products

Nantwich Mountain Trike Company unveils new products

A Nantwich firm which hit the headlines with its all-terrain wheelchair, has launched two new products.

Mountain Trike, based in Walgherton, has expanded its range with the launch of the Mountain Trike Push (MT Push) and Mountain Trike Evo (MT Evo).

April 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich outdoor pool to reopen this weekend

Nantwich outdoor pool to reopen this weekend

Nantwich’s famous outdoor pool reopens for the summer this weekend.

The pool, named as one of Britain’s Best Outdoor Pools by the Telegraph in 2014, opens this Saturday May 2.

April 30, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News
VE Day events in Nantwich town centre unveiled

VE Day events in Nantwich town centre unveiled

Organisers of VE Day celebrations in Nantwich have unveiled plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.

Commemorations will begin at 12.30pm on Friday May 8 in Nantwich town centre, opening with Redshift Radio and music from the era.

Review: The Sound of Music, by Crewe Amateur Musicals Society

Review: The Sound of Music, by Crewe Amateur Musicals Society

By Claire Faulkner
The Lyceum in Crewe was alive with ‘The Sound of Music’ as Crewe Amateur Musicals Society presented the opening night of their latest production.

If you’re a fan of the classic story of the Von Trapp family, then you’ll really enjoy this show.

Nantwich owner of The Creation Station up for award

Nantwich owner of The Creation Station up for award

A Nantwich mum has been short-listed for a regional ‘leader’ prize after being nominated by parents.

Kathryn Pownall, who runs The Creation Station, is in the running for “The Most Outstanding Activity Leader for the Under 5s West and Wales”.

April 29, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Youth Community group bids for Youth Cafe

Nantwich Youth Community group bids for Youth Cafe

A mum in Nantwich has launched a campaign to open a Youth Cafe for teenagers in the town.

Helen Chesters started the Nantwich Youth Community group because she feels youngsters have been let down by councillors and funders.

April 29, 2015 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents urged to sniff out cannabis farms after £3m raids

Nantwich residents urged to sniff out cannabis farms after £3m raids

Nantwich residents are being urged to sniff out cannabis farms in the town – after £3 million of the drug were seized by Cheshire Police in just three months.

Detectives say organised criminal gangs are using premises across Cheshire to cultivate the drug in local communities.

April 28, 2015 0 comments Crime, News, Village News
Nantwich couple open town’s first specialist hearing centre

Nantwich couple open town’s first specialist hearing centre

A Nantwich family has opened the town’s first specialist centre for hearing health.

Alan and Helen Jackson opened Nantwich Hearing Centre on the Cocoa Yard after discovering there was no dedicated audiology facility.

April 28, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich student with Crohn’s Disease wins award for orchard

Nantwich student with Crohn’s Disease wins award for orchard

A Nantwich college undergraduate who is battling Crohn’s Disease, has won a national award with his flood plain orchard.

Daniel Ackerley, studying a Foundation Degree in Countryside, Conservation and Recreation at Reaseheath College, was a runner-up in The Conservation Foundation’s ‘Gardening Against the Odds’ Awards.

April 28, 2015 2 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire fire rescue crew heads for earthquake-hit Nepal

Cheshire fire rescue crew heads for earthquake-hit Nepal

A team of firefighters from Cheshire is travelling to Nepal to help in search and rescue operation after an earthquake killed up to 4,000 people.

Six Cheshire staff and a rescue dog are joining a 67-strong International Search and Rescue Team.

April 27, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News