Archive for February, 2016

Hope House children’s charity in Cheshire unveils new look

Hope House children’s charity in Cheshire unveils new look

Children’s charity Hope House has unveiled a new brand as it celebrates its 21st birthday.

The charity provides specialist nursing care and support to life-limited children from Cheshire, Shropshire, North and Mid Wales.

February 29, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town face Halifax or Gateshead in FA Trophy semi-final

Nantwich Town face Halifax or Gateshead in FA Trophy semi-final

Nantwich Town will take on either Halifax Town or Gateshead in the semi-final of the FA Trophy following Saturday’s dramatic victory over Dover Athletic.

The Dabbers beat Dover 2-1 with a last gasp goal from Liam Shotton.

February 29, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC narrowly beaten 21-23 by Hereford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC narrowly beaten 21-23 by Hereford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC paid the price for conceding penalties as they were beaten 23-21 by Hereford.

The Vagrants side started in a similar manner to the previous two games against Worcester and Dudley by conceding a string of penalties.

February 29, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Cannon & Ball to star in Crewe Lyceum Christmas panto Aladdin

Cannon & Ball to star in Crewe Lyceum Christmas panto Aladdin

Comedy veterans Cannon & Ball will star in the Crewe Lyceum Christmas panto, Aladdin later this year.

The legendary double act have been entertaining for more than 50 years.

Nantwich man has book published about life in Africa

Nantwich man has book published about life in Africa

A Nantwich man has published his first book, based on his life teaching English in Africa.

Andrew Smith’s “Big Oil in a Small Country” is a semi-autobiographical novel based on living and teaching in Equatorial Guinea.

February 29, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, News
Railway Hotel beaten on penalties in Presidents Cup

Railway Hotel beaten on penalties in Presidents Cup

Unbeaten Railway Hotel suffered a shock exit in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Presidents Cup.

Railway were held to a goalless draw by Sydney Arms after extra-time, and then lost in a penalty shoot-out.

February 28, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Liam Shotton heads Nantwich Town nearer to Wembley

Liam Shotton heads Nantwich Town nearer to Wembley

This was the dramatic late header by Liam Shotton which earned Nantwich Town a stunning FA Trophy victory against Dover Athletic.

Shotton rose in the 93rd minute to power his header home in front of nearly 900 ecstatic Dabbers supporters at the Weaver Stadium.

February 28, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Hundreds set to flock to Nantwich lambing at Reaseheath College

Hundreds set to flock to Nantwich lambing at Reaseheath College

Hundreds of families are expected to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich next weekend for the first of two lambing events.

Spring has already arrived in the college’s lambing sheds with the arrival of the first newborns of the season.

February 27, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Tour of Britain 2016 set to pass through Nantwich and Crewe

Cycling fans in Nantwich and Crewe will get to see the Tour of Britain pass through their town for the first time.

Cheshire East has secured a stage in the 2016 premier cycling event in September.

February 27, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
Nantwich Town welcome Dover in massive FA Trophy clash

Nantwich Town welcome Dover in massive FA Trophy clash

Nantwich Town host Dover Athletic in the FA Trophy Quarter Finals today in one of the club’s biggest ever games.

And victory for the Dabbers will mean just one two-legged tie away from a Wembley final.

February 27, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport

Wingate Centre Coffee Morning 5th March

Come and join us with your mum for another one of our delicious coffee mornings! From 9.30am – 12.30pm we will have freshly ground coffee, hot breakfast rolls and home made cakes on sale – all either donated by our lovely supporters or baked on site. There will also be a raffle and a chance to buy one of our[Read More…]

February 27, 2016 0 comments Listings
Nantwich Children’s Centre faces closure after council budget plan passed

Nantwich Children’s Centre faces closure after council budget plan passed

By Kirsty Rollings
Children’s Centres including one in Nantwich, look set to close after Cheshire East Council budget proposals were approved today.

Labour councillors lost a proposal to use £500,000 of government funding to keep the children’s centres open after an hour long debate.

February 25, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Popular Nantwich headteacher announces retirement after 13 years

Popular Nantwich headteacher announces retirement after 13 years

A primary headteacher who has led her Nantwich school since it opened has announced her retirement.

Mary Hennessy Jones took over at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley when it was built and opened on the Cronkinson development nearly 13 years ago.