Archive for July, 2015

Sherlock Holmes performs at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Sherlock Holmes performs at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

One of Britain’s best-loved detectives is live on-stage in a new case at Crewe Lyceum next week.

Sherlock Holmes and the Ripper Murders, will play at the venue from Monday August 3 to Wednesday August 5.

Cyclist seriously injured in A51 crash with car in Stapeley

Cyclist seriously injured in A51 crash with car in Stapeley

A cyclist has been seriously injured in a collision with a car on London Road in Nantwich.

The cyclist, aged in his 30s, was airlifted to hospital after the accident at the junction with Wybunbury Lane, in Stapeley.

July 31, 2015 0 comments Incident, News, Stapeley, Wybunbury
People go crackers for Snugburys cheese ice cream!

People go crackers for Snugburys cheese ice cream!

Snugburys ice cream in Nantwich has teamed up with Pilgrims Cheese to make an extra mature cheddar cheese ice cream.

Snugburys, based off the A51 in Hurleston, were asked to make the cheese ice cream to mark Ice Cream Month.

July 31, 2015 1 comment Business, Business
One-way Welsh Row step closer as Gladman housing plan approved

One-way Welsh Row step closer as Gladman housing plan approved

A one-way Welsh Row is a step closer after councillors passed a controversial 118-house scheme on green fields in Nantwich.

Cheshire East strategic planning board passed Gladman Development’s application in a vote, which will see current development off Queen’s Drive expanded.

Car boot sale in aid of RSPCA Stapeley Grange & Cattery

Car boot sale in aid of RSPCA Stapeley Grange & Cattery

A charity car boot sale will be held on August 15 to raise money for RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre & Cattery.

The event is being held at the centre in London Road, Nantwich, from 11am to 3pm.

Nantwich Show shines once more as thousands enjoy sunshine event

Nantwich Show shines once more as thousands enjoy sunshine event

The weather held fine, thousands flocked in, and organisers had broad smiles as Nantwich Show once again proved a massive success.

By the end, the show ground at Dorfold Park was bathed much longed-for warm sunshine, and families young and old went home happy.

July 30, 2015 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich at Play exhibition now showing at Museum

Nantwich at Play exhibition now showing at Museum

Fun is the key note of the Nantwich at Play exhibition which has opened at Nantwich Museum until September 19.

The exhibition, with a theme on changing social influences, illustrates how people of Nantwich have spent their leisure time through the ages.

Wrenbury Family Fun Day set for August 15

Wrenbury Family Fun Day set for August 15

Wrenbury near Nantwich will be holding a Family Fun Day on August 15.

The event, to be held at Wrenbury Recreation Club, will run from 1pm onwards.

July 30, 2015 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
Phil Parkinson reflects as 2015-16 Nantwich Town squad unveiled

Phil Parkinson reflects as 2015-16 Nantwich Town squad unveiled

By Richard Scott
Phil Parkinson felt his team’s draw with Vanarma National League North favourites AFC Fylde was an important step for his squad.

Nantwich striker Matty Kosylo scored in the 1-1 draw, which also saw both sides miss a penalty.

July 29, 2015 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Cocktail party lifts spirit of Richmond Village Nantwich residents

Cocktail party lifts spirit of Richmond Village Nantwich residents

You’re never too old to party – as these residents of Richmond Village Nantwich showed!

They joined in the spirit when the Village threw a cocktail party for residents and guests from across Nantwich.

New-look £23million Treatment Centre opens at Leighton Hospital

New-look £23million Treatment Centre opens at Leighton Hospital

The first patients have been treated in Leighton Hospital’s new-look Treatment Centre.

The £23 million unit opened its doors yesterday (July 27), after the completion of a project that included 14 new critical care bays and eight operating theatres.

July 28, 2015 2 comments Health, Human Interest, News
International Cheese Awards 2015 judged at Nantwich Show ground

International Cheese Awards 2015 judged at Nantwich Show ground

Cheese makers from Nantwich to the Netherlands packed in to the giant marquee at Nantwich Show ground today for the 2015 International Cheese Awards.

More than 4,600 cheeses from 26 different countries all competed for a plethora of prizes in the 83,000 sq ft marquee at Dorfold Park.

New £7m Shavington-Crewe Jack Mills Way link road unveiled

New £7m Shavington-Crewe Jack Mills Way link road unveiled

The grandson of a driver attacked in the notorious Great Train Robbery, has described a road naming ceremony in Shavington as a “very proud moment”.

Ian Mills unveiled a street sign as part of the launch of Jack Mills Way – the new £7million road linking the A500 at Shavington with Gresty Road in Crewe.