Archive for March, 2016

Nantwich YF and Faddiley to contest Division One Cup final

Nantwich YF and Faddiley to contest Division One Cup final

Nantwich YF and Faddiley will contest the Crewe Regional Sunday Division One Cup final.

It follows Faddiley’s excellent 3-0 semi-final win over Brunel Arms.

March 28, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Crewe Amateur Musical Society prepare for Oliver show

Crewe Amateur Musical Society prepare for Oliver show

By Claire Faulkner
Members of Crewe Amateur Musical Society have been busy in rehearsals for their latest production of Oliver.

The society will be performing their version of the classic at Crewe Lyceum Theatre from April 6 to 9.

Max Harrop bags winner for Nantwich Town over Barwell

Max Harrop bags winner for Nantwich Town over Barwell

A Max Harrop goal helped Nantwich Town get their play-off push back on track with a hard-fought victory over Barwell.

It was returning striker Harrop who proved the hero for the Dabbers, netting a last-minute winner at the Weaver Stadium.

March 27, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Jazz Festival packs music fans into town venues

Nantwich Jazz Festival packs music fans into town venues

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival has got off to a rip-roaring start.

Thousands have packed in to different venues around the town in the last 48 hours as the five-day festival swings into action.

March 26, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Malbank Sixth Form staff in Nantwich toast Ofsted success

Malbank Sixth Form staff in Nantwich toast Ofsted success

Staff and students at Malbank School Sixth Form in Nantwich celebrated a successful Ofsted report by unveiling a new entrance to the building.

The Welsh Row school’s Sixth Form was praised by Ofsted inspectors for the support they give students and how they push them to be the very best.

Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Easter workshops

Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Easter workshops

Nantwich Museum will stage Easter Craft workshops for children next week.

Youngsters can take part in egg decorating, origami animals, Easter baskets, mask making, quizzes and more on April 6 and 7.

Trainees at Reaseheath College land top apprentice titles

Trainees at Reaseheath College land top apprentice titles

Golf course and food technology trainees took top titles at Reaseheath College’s Apprenticeship Awards.

Peter Lewis, an apprentice groundsman at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, was crowned ‘Level 2 Apprentice of the Year’.

March 25, 2016 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich accountants stage Budget breakfast for local businesses

Nantwich accountants stage Budget breakfast for local businesses

South Cheshire firms were given a chance to digest George Osborne’s Budget at a special business breakfast.

Nantwich accountants Howard Worth organised the event which attracted a packed audience at Macdonald Portal Hotel near Tarporley.

March 25, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town make six signings as injury crisis hits club

Nantwich Town make six signings as injury crisis hits club

Nantwich Town manager Phil Parkinson has made six new signings to bolster his injury-hit squad.

The Dabbers boss, still smarting after a 5-0 home defeat by Darlington on Tuesday, has moved quickly to strengthen the team.

March 24, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Yew Tree Inn near Nantwich lands award from UK’s brewers

Yew Tree Inn near Nantwich lands award from UK’s brewers

Britain’s brewers have proclaimed Cheshire’s historic Yew Tree Inn near Nantwich as the top country pub for craft beer.

The pub in Spurstow, is to celebrate the title of UK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Bar from Society of Independent Brewers, with a four-day beer and music festival.

March 24, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Wistaston Scout hut to be demolished for new £200,000 venue

Wistaston Scout hut to be demolished for new £200,000 venue

By Jonathan White
The 35th South West Cheshire (Wistaston) Scout group hut at Bluebell Wood is set to close for the final time this weekend.

The hut on Elm Close will host its last visit day is Easter Saturday March 26, before it is demolished next month.

March 24, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
New Bank Stage to feature in this year’s Nantwich Jazz Festival

New Bank Stage to feature in this year’s Nantwich Jazz Festival

This year’s Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival features a new stage featuring a host of live bands during the five-day event.

The festival, now in its 20th year, takes places across Nantwich this Easter starting today (March 24) to Easter Monday March 28.

Very Best in Stand Up returns for April 1 date in Nantwich

Very Best in Stand Up returns for April 1 date in Nantwich

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday April 1.

Four more top acts from the cream of the international stand up circuit will be live to entertain comedy fans across South Cheshire.