Archive for March, 2016

Campaigners protest at Nantwich Children’s Centre over closure plan

Campaigners protest at Nantwich Children’s Centre over closure plan

By Kirsty Rollings
Campaigners calling for Cheshire East Council to reconsider a decision to close Nantwich Children’s Centre, gathered outside the centre to protest today.

Local mums, children and town councillors met outside the popular centre on Dog Lane to voice their campaign ahead of a council Children and Families Scrutiny meeting on Monday.

March 31, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Cancer support group to stage PSA blood testing in Nantwich

Cancer support group to stage PSA blood testing in Nantwich

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group is to offer Nantwich men free PSA blood tests.

The group will carry out the tests at Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday April 9.

Nantwich youngster wins Pony of the Year at Grand Prix event

Nantwich youngster wins Pony of the Year at Grand Prix event

An 11-year-old from Nantwich has scooped top honours at the 2016 Pony of the Year Show.

Madison Heath claimed the Pony of the Year 128cm Grand Prix win at Bury Farm Equestrian Village in Buckinghamshire.

March 31, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich First Responders welcome town’s first 24-hour defibrillator

Nantwich First Responders welcome town’s first 24-hour defibrillator

Nantwich First Responders have welcomed the town’s first 24-hour access defibrillator.

The life-saving equipment will be installed outside St Mary’s Church after it was donated by a local family.

March 30, 2016 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News

Voice & Brass charity concert in Crewe

Neil and Karen Robinson from Crewe are organising their fifth annual ‘Voice & Brass’ charity concert in aid of Muscular Dystrophy UK, and their 8 year old son, Thomas, who was diagnosed with a severe muscle-wasting condition when he was only 6 months old. This year, the concert will feature not only Crewe Male Voice Choir, but also The Co-operative[Read More…]

March 30, 2016 0 comments Listings
Mayor of Nantwich to tackle London Marathon for charity

Mayor of Nantwich to tackle London Marathon for charity

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Andrew Martin is to run this year’s London Marathon for charity.

Cllr Martin has managed to squeeze in training for the challenge, in aid of The Anthony Nolan Trust.

March 30, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Max Harrop keen to repay Nantwich Town faith

Max Harrop keen to repay Nantwich Town faith

By Richard Scott
Max Harrop is ready to repay the faith Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson and the fans have shown in him.

Harrop returned to Nantwich Town last week after just over a year away.

March 30, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Jazz Festival 2016 – more pictures

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2016 – more pictures

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society proved a big hit when they performed during Nantwich Jazz Festival.

And the group was one of many of the wide variety of acts to perform during the five-day festival which pulled in around 40,000 visitors to the town.

New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

A new school looks set to be built as part of the new 1,100-homes Kingsley development in Nantwich, a report shows.

But highways improvements in the town won’t be carried out until hundreds of homes have already been built, according to the Section 106 agreement seen by Nantwichnews.

On loan Nantwich Town keeper Daniel Gyollai happy with start

On loan Nantwich Town keeper Daniel Gyollai happy with start

By Richard Scott
On loan Nantwich Town keeper Daniel Gyollai has praised the club for making him feel at home just days after arriving.

Hungarian-born Gyollai has joined the Weaver Stadium for the rest of the season from Stoke City.

March 29, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Police hunt two robbers who targeted Nantwich woman

Police hunt two robbers who targeted Nantwich woman

A woman was attacked by two robbers as she walked home from a Nantwich pub.

The 29-year-old victim left the Wilbraham Arms on Welsh Row and was walking along Queens Drive.

March 29, 2016 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Crewe and Nantwich U3A celebrates 21 years

Crewe and Nantwich U3A celebrates 21 years

Members of Crewe and Nantwich U3A will celebrate their 21st birthday with a night of music, magic and memories.

The branch of the University of the Third Age will stage their special party at Crewe Alexandra FC.

Visitors experience Cold War at Hack Green ‘Soviet Threat’ event

Visitors experience Cold War at Hack Green ‘Soviet Threat’ event

By Jonathan White
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich took visitors back in time to the Cold War this Easter.

‘The Soviet Threat’ event recreated what life was like either side of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.