Archive for October, 2015

Toys are back in town for Nantwich collectables auction

Toys are back in town for Nantwich collectables auction

The toys are back in town – thanks to Nantwich auctioneer Peter Wilson!

The Market Street auction house will be hosting a sale with a difference on November 5, just in time for Christmas.

Pickpocket gang targets elderly in Nantwich charity shops, police warn

Pickpocket gang targets elderly in Nantwich charity shops, police warn

A pickpocket gang which has snatched four purses in Nantwich in the last few days, is targeting elderly shoppers, police have warned.

All four victims have been elderly people shopping in either charity shops or supermarkets, it has emerged.

October 27, 2015 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Snow Hill car park expansion considered, says Cheshire East Council

Snow Hill car park expansion considered, says Cheshire East Council

The Snow Hill car park in Nantwich could be expanded to help the town cope with increased parking demands, Cheshire East Council says.

The plan emerged after Nantwich Civic Society raised concerns over the loss of the unofficial 200-space parking site off St Anne’s Lane.

October 27, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cyclist hurt in Middlewich Road collision in Nantwich

Cyclist hurt in Middlewich Road collision in Nantwich

A cyclist was injured after a collision with a car on Middlewich Road in Nantwich.

The accident involving a 42-year-old cyclist happened on the A530 close to the Beam Heath Way junction and Sainsbury’s supermarket.

October 27, 2015 0 comments Incident, News
Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds to join funeral ride in honour of Shavington cyclist Michael Beeston

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to follow the funeral cortege of Shavington man Michael Beeston when they honour him later this week.

Michael, who worked in Nantwich, was killed after a collision with a car as he cycled home late at night.

October 27, 2015 1 comment News, Shavington, Village News, Willaston & Rope
Grant funds will boost heating and lighting in Nantwich Museum

Grant funds will boost heating and lighting in Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum is to upgrade its heating and lighting systems thanks to grant funding.

The museum, on Pillory Street, has received funds from Nantwich Town Council, Cheshire East Council and WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund.

October 27, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC hold second place Worcester to 25-25 tie

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC hold second place Worcester to 25-25 tie

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts drew an entertaining match 25-25 against highly placed Worcester as the Vagrants side continue to adjust.

It was a fine result considering the number of positional changes forced on them due to injury, but the performance deserved a victory.

October 26, 2015 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Nantwich Civic Society warns of “rising tide” of traffic problems

Nantwich Civic Society warns of “rising tide” of traffic problems

The loss of the old gasworks parking site in Nantwich will add to a “rising tide” of traffic problems, say concerned Civic Society members.

Development of the St Anne’s Lane site (pictured) will see the town lose 200 ‘free’ parking spaces each day.

October 26, 2015 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Visitors get teeth into Reaseheath Apple Festival

Visitors get teeth into Reaseheath Apple Festival

By Jonathan White
Visitors to the annual Reaseheath Apple Festival in Nantwich had plenty to get their teeth into.

The free event took place in Reaseheath College’s ‘Crop Shop’ and featured dozens of different varieties of apple.

Willaston WS in FA Sunday Cup penalty shoot-out loss

Willaston WS in FA Sunday Cup penalty shoot-out loss

Willaston WS suffered a 5-4 penalty shoot-out defeat against Queens Park from the Wirral in the second round of the Cheshire FA Sunday Cup.

The teams had been tied at 1-1 after extra time, with Ben Burrow grabbing Willaston’s goal.

October 26, 2015 0 comments Football, Sport
Tickets selling fast for Nantwich Spooktacula fireworks event

Tickets selling fast for Nantwich Spooktacula fireworks event

Hundreds of families are lining up to join the Nantwich Spooktacula event – branded the North West’s largest Halloween themed fireworks display.

The show, on October 31, is organised by Blitz Fireworks and Nantwich Agricultural Society, who run the Nantwich Show.

Thieves target unlocked cars in Nantwich

Thieves target unlocked cars in Nantwich

Nantwich police have warned car owners to be aware of thieves after a number of incidents in the town.

Several vehicles in Nantwich have been broken into in the last two nights, officers say.

October 25, 2015 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Town held to 1-1 draw by Marine

Nantwich Town held to 1-1 draw by Marine

Nantwich Town were held to a 1-1 draw by Marine at the Weaver Stadium.

The Dabbers, who started the day in third place in Evo-Stik Premier League, took the lead in the 14th minute.

October 24, 2015 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport