Archive for June, 2015

Hunt for driver who targeted police in Shavington smash

Hunt for driver who targeted police in Shavington smash

A driver who crashed into a police vehicle in Shavington and then made off in another car, is being hunted by officers.

Police are urging witnesses who may have seen or know about the collision on Main Road, near to Barons Road, to come forward.

June 30, 2015 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Police warning after two Stapeley homes burgled

Police warning after two Stapeley homes burgled

Police are warning homeowners in Nantwich to secure properties in hot weather after two houses were burgled in Stapeley.

Offenders forced open ground floor windows to enter the houses on Flowerscroft, on the Cronkinson development.

June 30, 2015 2 comments Crime, Incident, News, Stapeley, Village News
Nantwich design firm JG Creative scoops UK poster award

Nantwich design firm JG Creative scoops UK poster award

A Nantwich design firm has won a prestigious award at the UK Vision Conference in London.

JG Creative’s work on a poster with partners Henshaws Society for the Blind landed them top prize in the poster category ahead of 24 other entries.

June 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich pupils and staff skipping to British Heart Foundation beat

Nantwich pupils and staff skipping to British Heart Foundation beat

Pupils, staff and parents at a Nantwich school are skipping like crazy – as part of a new British Heart Foundation initiative.

Everyone at Wyche Primary and Nursery School has been practising over the last few weeks to take part in a BHF “Jump Off”.

June 30, 2015 0 comments Health, News, Schools & Colleges
Chinese snuff bottles could fetch £25,000 in Nantwich sale

Chinese snuff bottles could fetch £25,000 in Nantwich sale

A rare collection of Chinese snuff bottles could fetch more than £25,000 at a Nantwich auction.

The collection, which dates back almost 80 years, was bought by author Marjorie Hessell Tiltman during a visit to Tientsin in 1937.

Nantwich students and staff raise £20,000 for Macmillan Cancer

Nantwich students and staff raise £20,000 for Macmillan Cancer

Caring students and staff in Nantwich have raised a record £20,380 for Macmillan Cancer Support – with more to come.

Members of Reaseheath College’s Student Association presented a bumper cheque to the cancer charity at the student summer ball.

Young pupils in Nantwich enjoy Bear Grylls outdoor adventure

Young pupils in Nantwich enjoy Bear Grylls outdoor adventure

More than 20 budding ‘Bear Grylls’ at a Nantwich primary school had a taste of the great outdoors to raise cash for charity.

The resourceful youngsters at Sound and District Primary School used tarpaulin, fabric, string, tape and cardboard to make their own shelters for the night.

South Cheshire tyre firm keeps Buddy Scheme on track

South Cheshire tyre firm keeps Buddy Scheme on track

Workers at a South Cheshire tyre garage have teamed up to help a charity that supports young people with disabilities stay on the road.

Members of the Central Cheshire Buddy Scheme (CCBS) are getting ready to go on fun days out with their families and carers.

June 29, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Wistaston to host Camps International music fundraiser

Wistaston to host Camps International music fundraiser

A fund-raising music night in aid of Camps International takes place this weekend at St Mary’s Church Hall in Wistaston.

Tickets are £5 available from St Mary’s Church office, Malbank School office and Brine Leas School office.

June 29, 2015 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Malbank School pupils enjoy South Cheshire College taster day

Malbank School pupils enjoy South Cheshire College taster day

Pupils from Malbank School in Nantwich spent a day at South Cheshire College to see what they could be doing after leaving school.

Year 10 students turned their hands to hairdressing, hospitality and catering, health and social care and IT in the practical sessions.

June 29, 2015 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Four choirs and Drum Corps team up for Nantwich concert

Four choirs and Drum Corps team up for Nantwich concert

A concert featuring four community choirs and the Band and Drum Corps of the Cheshire Constabulary will be held in St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

The event is to take place on Saturday July 11 at 7.30pm.

Hundreds battle it out in World Worm Charming Championships

Hundreds battle it out in World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Scores of teams battled it out at the 36th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston, near Nantwich.

The championships saw participants in each of the 144 plots battling for 30 minutes to collect as many worms as possible from a 3×3 metre piece of land.

Nantwich Town announce new pre-season match at Audley FC

Nantwich Town announce new pre-season match at Audley FC

Nantwich Town have organised another pre-season friendly ahead of the 2015/16 season.

The Dabbers will open up the pre-season campaign away at Audley FC on Saturday July 11.

June 28, 2015 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport