Archive for January, 2016

Nantwich Town sign Sam Cosgrove but held by Ilkeston

Nantwich Town sign Sam Cosgrove but held by Ilkeston

Nantwich Town new signing Sam Cosgrove made his debut in the 1-1 home draw with Ilkeston FC.

Cosgrove joins the Weaver Stadium outfit on loan from League One Wigan Athletic.

January 31, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Signal Box is moved to new home in Crewe

Nantwich Signal Box is moved to new home in Crewe

Nantwich Signal Box has finally been moved and relocated to a new home in Crewe after a 12-month battle to save it.

A team of engineers worked from 1am to 3.30am moving the landmark from next to the Wellington Road level crossings.

January 31, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital chairman made Deputy Lieutenant if Cheshire

Leighton Hospital chairman made Deputy Lieutenant if Cheshire

Leighton Hospital’s trust chairman Dennis Dunn has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Cheshire.

Mr Dunn has been chairman at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2014.

January 31, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Plan for new Alpraham village pavilion and homes set for approval

Plan for new Alpraham village pavilion and homes set for approval

A new village pavilion and recreation area could be built in Alpraham if plans for a 20-home development are passed.

The Wellcome Trust Ltd wants to build on a parcel of land where an existing play is sited, south of the A51, in the village near Nantwich.

January 30, 2016 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News
Rare Barry Lomax porcelain collection on sale at Nantwich auction

Rare Barry Lomax porcelain collection on sale at Nantwich auction

Nantwich auctioneers Peter Wilson will sell a Barry Lomax Collection of Early English Porcelain at their next auction.

The February 18 fine art sale is expected to attract international attention.

January 30, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Nantwich Town FA Vase heroes needed for new book

Nantwich Town FA Vase heroes needed for new book

A Nantwich Town official is trying to track down more of the club’s FA Vase heroes from 10 years ago – for a new book.

Club press officer Richard Scott is keen to speak to all of those involved in the historic victory of 2006.

January 28, 2016 1 comment Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich for 2016 season

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich for 2016 season

The Very Best in Stand Up kicks off live comedy for 2016 at Nantwich Civic Hall on February 5.

More top acts are lined up between now and June, including debuts for Joel Dommett (BBC, E4) and Henry Paker (BBC3) and welcome returns from Jason Cook (BBC’s Hebburn) and Nathan Caton (Mock The Week).



Cheshire Police rural crime conference to held in Tarporley

Cheshire Police rural crime conference to held in Tarporley

Cheshire Police are to stage a Rural and Wildlife Crime Conference in Tarporley to highlight the impact it has in the area.

The event will take place on Monday February 29 at Willington Hall.

January 28, 2016 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News
Brine Leas School careers convention is big success

Brine Leas School careers convention is big success

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors for a major careers convention to help students focus on their futures.

Representatives from commerce, industry and both Further and Higher Education attend the Audlem Road school’s annual Careers Convention.

January 27, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Dementia sufferer Roy Tomlinson disappeared from Nantwich care home

Dementia sufferer Roy Tomlinson disappeared from Nantwich care home

Missing dementia sufferer Roy Tomlinson disappeared from a privately-run Nantwich care home, it has emerged.

The 83-year-old walked out of Brookfield House private residential home at 5pm yesterday – and has not been seen since.

January 27, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Residents join with police in search for missing Nantwich pensioner Roy Tomlinson

Residents join with police in search for missing Nantwich pensioner Roy Tomlinson

Police divers are searching Nantwich lake today as dozens of residents joined search and rescue teams to help find missing dementia sufferer Roy Tomlinson.

The 83-year-old was reported missing in the Shrewbridge Road area of Nantwich.

January 27, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe Engineering & Design UTC open day proves hit

Crewe Engineering & Design UTC open day proves hit

Scores of businesses and prospective students attended a Crewe Engineering & Design UTC open day event.

The open day was held at MMU Cheshire Campus in Crewe, aimed at inspiring the next generation of engineers, designers and innovators.

January 27, 2016 0 comments Business, Business