Archive for September, 2015

Operation Taro drugs dog targets Nantwich revellers

Operation Taro drugs dog targets Nantwich revellers

Police in Nantwich have hailed an operation to target drug users in the town as a major success – without making a single arrest.

Eight officers teamed up with Cheshire Police’s passive drugs dog for Operation Taro, which was carried out on a busy ‘student night’ in the town last night (September 29)

September 30, 2015 2 comments News
Spray painted rat picture by Banksy sells for £22,000 in Nantwich

Spray painted rat picture by Banksy sells for £22,000 in Nantwich

A spray-painted picture of a rat has sold for £22,000 at a Nantwich auction – because it was done by Banksy!

A Cheshire art lover showed perseverance does pay after he persuaded street artist Banksy to give him a piece of his work.

September 30, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich martial arts fighter helps Syrian refugees with 24-hour wrestle

Nantwich martial arts fighter helps Syrian refugees with 24-hour wrestle

A Nantwich martial arts fighter has taken part in a bruising 24-hour wrestle – all in aid of Syrian refugees.

Anya Lynette Hynes, 26, was involved in a fundraising ‘grapple’, called GlobalRoll.

September 30, 2015 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Charity news, News, Village News
Nantwich Town in seventh heaven with 7-1 win over Ramsbottom

Nantwich Town in seventh heaven with 7-1 win over Ramsbottom

Nantwich Town were in seventh heaven after blowing bottom club Ramsbottom United off the Weaver Stadium park.

Phil Parkinson’s free-scoring Dabbers put seven of the best past their hapless opponents to move into second place in Evo-Stik Premier Division.

September 30, 2015 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Four top comedians line up for Nantwich Very Best in Stand Up

Four top comedians line up for Nantwich Very Best in Stand Up

Another top line-up of comedians will be performing in Nantwich at the latest Very Best In Stand Up this week.

Four funnymen will take to the stage at Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday in the second show of the season.

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC notch away win at Bournville

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC notch away win at Bournville

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC continued their fine away form by edging out Bournville 33-29 in a thriller in Midlands 1 West.

The Vagrants side stepped up to the mark against a team playing at National 3 last season.

September 29, 2015 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Cheshire East Leader Michael Jones defends £5,000 trip to China

Cheshire East Leader Michael Jones defends £5,000 trip to China

Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones has defended his £5,000 week-long trip to China funded by local taxpayers.

Cllr Jones took part on the trip alongside leaders of Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle councils.

September 29, 2015 3 comments News, Politics
Nantwich residents warned over distraction burglaries across South Cheshire

Nantwich residents warned over distraction burglaries across South Cheshire

Residents in Nantwich are being warned to remain vigilant after a large number of distraction burglaries across South Cheshire.

Police say a number of distraction burglaries involving men attempting to sell artwork have so far been reported in the Middlewich, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford, and Cranage areas of the county.

September 29, 2015 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Mayor urges support of town’s table top sales

Nantwich Mayor urges support of town’s table top sales

Nantwich Mayor has urged stall-holders and bargain hunters to support the town’s table top sale events.

The sales will be staged once again at Nantwich Civic Hall most Thursdays during autumn and winter.

September 29, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Crewe Sunday Division One sides cause Presidents Cup upsets

Crewe Sunday Division One sides cause Presidents Cup upsets

Two Division One sides upset Premier Division opposition in the first round of the Crewe Sunday League Presidents Cup.

Brunel Arms beat Salvador 3-1 after extra time following a late equaliser for Salvador.

September 29, 2015 0 comments Football, Sport
Redshift Radio unveils new Nantwich base

Redshift Radio unveils new Nantwich base

Community organisation Redshift Radio has celebrated the opening of its new Nantwich base.

More than 60 staff and visitors gathered at the new radio studio on Regents Park, off London Road, for the official opening.

September 28, 2015 0 comments Charity news, News
Nantwich Seals swimmer produce 49 personal bests at gala

Nantwich Seals swimmer produce 49 personal bests at gala

Fourteen Nantwich Seals swimmers achieved 49 personal bests and a series of top positions.

The youngsters performed brilliantly at Stoke-on-Trent in the Cosaccs Grade B Open Meet – one of the first open meetings of the new season.

September 28, 2015 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Photographers in Cheshire capture ‘Supermoon’ and eclipse

Photographers in Cheshire capture ‘Supermoon’ and eclipse

These are the images of the ‘Supermoon’ and lunar eclipse over Nantwich.

Photographer Jonathan White snapped these amazing pictures from his Wistaston house in the early hours of this morning.

September 28, 2015 0 comments Village News, Wistaston