Archive for October, 2015

Hundreds of pupils enjoy Brine Leas Activity Day

Hundreds of pupils enjoy Brine Leas Activity Day

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to around 250 year 5 and 6 pupils as part of its annual Activity Day.

Youngsters from primary schools across Crewe and Nantwich were welcomed to the school to take part in a wide variety of fun workshops.

October 24, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Review: Nantwich Players latest show, Neighbourhood Watch

Review: Nantwich Players latest show, Neighbourhood Watch

By Claire Faulkner
Regular theatre goers will be delighted with the latest production being held at The Players Theatre in Nantwich.

‘Neighbourhood Watch’, written by Alan Ayckbourn and directed by Garth Jones, tells the wonderfully funny and sometimes dark story of life on the Bluebell Hill Development.

October 24, 2015 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
St Anne’s School to stage Fireworks Night in Nantwich

St Anne’s School to stage Fireworks Night in Nantwich

St Anne’s School fireworks night in Nantwich takes place on Friday November 6.

There will be a barbecue, drinks and a fairground on the night, with gates opening at 5.30pm until 8pm.

October 24, 2015 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews

New online course at Nantwich Library

Crewe and Nantwich Libraries have embarked on a new online computer course designed to get the computer terrified more confident with everything web based. The online course which is called “Learn My Way” is designed to help users understand the internet better and develop their computer skills. As a UK Online centre the libraries are urging everyone to become internet[Read More…]

October 23, 2015 0 comments Listings
Date changed for Nantwich Town FA Trophy tie with Salford

Date changed for Nantwich Town FA Trophy tie with Salford

Nantwich Town’s FA Trophy first qualifying round at home to Salford City has been brought forward.

The tie will now be played at the Weaver Stadium on Friday October 30, kicking off at 7.45pm.

October 22, 2015 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich entrepreneurs days left to enter Dabbers Den contest

Nantwich entrepreneurs days left to enter Dabbers Den contest

There are only days left for Nantwich entrepreneurs to enter the 2015 Dabbers Den competition.

The closing date for entries for this year’s competition is October 31.

October 22, 2015 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Words and Music Festival proves big success again

Nantwich Words and Music Festival proves big success again

By Jonathan White
The 8th annual Words and Music Festival in Nantwich has been hailed another massive success.

Headline acts for the week-long festival included Barbara Dickson, Gruff Rhys, Thea Gilmore, The Christians and poet Kim Moore.

October 22, 2015 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends pay tribute to Shavington man Michael Beeston after cycling death

Friends of a Nantwich worker killed when he collided with a car while cycling home, have paid tribute to him.

Michael Beeston, 44, from Shavington, died when he collided with a blue Vauxhall Astra along Nantwich Road in Crewe.

Review: Barbara Dickson at St Mary’s Church Nantwich

Review: Barbara Dickson at St Mary’s Church Nantwich

By Kirsty Rollings
Hundreds of people gathered in St Mary’s Church in Nantwich to enjoy legendary singer Barbara Dickson’s acoustic set as part of Words & Music Festival 2015.

Famous for her lead roles in West End musicals, unforgettable hit singles and as an actress, Dickson took to the stage with her pianist accompanying her, opening the set with the ever popular ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’, much to the crowd’s delight.

October 21, 2015 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
£14 million of Section 106 money sits unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers

£14 million of Section 106 money sits unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers

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More than £14 million from housing developers is sitting unspent in Cheshire East Council coffers, we can reveal today.

The staggering amount was uncovered in a Freedom of Information Act, which revealed only half of Section 106 contributions received from developers since 2010-11 has been invested.

Nantwich Town back on track with dramatic late win at Sutton Coldfield

Nantwich Town back on track with dramatic late win at Sutton Coldfield

By Liam Roe
Nantwich Town earned their first victory of the month in the dying minutes of an atmospheric game against Sutton Coldfield.

The last-ditch winner came from Lewis Short in the 88th minute of a game that also saw the Dabbers pick up their second clean sheet of the season thanks to keeper Krystian Burzynski.

October 21, 2015 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich residents blast Holland & Barrett workmen for night-time noise

Nantwich residents blast Holland & Barrett workmen for night-time noise

Furious town centre residents in Nantwich were kept awake late at night – but workmen refurbishing a neighbouring shop!

Pictures and video footage by residents show noisy workers inside the Holland & Barrett store on High Street in Nantwich as late as 11.30pm- midnight.

October 21, 2015 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich care home honoured “in court” for long service

Nantwich care home honoured “in court” for long service

Thirty members of staff have been rewarded or their long service at a Nantwich care home village.

The employees at Richmond Village Nantwich were honoured with awards for working there for more than 10 years – and in some cases 20 years.

October 21, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News