Archive for March, 2016

Wistaston Tennis Club serves up more than £100 for Sport Relief

Wistaston Tennis Club serves up more than £100 for Sport Relief

By Jonathan White
Wistaston teenager George Raiswell helped to raise vital Sport Relief funds after organising a tennis contest at his local club.

George, a member of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club on Church Lane, staged a round-robin format doubles tennis event and a fund-raising raffle for UK charity.

Space Academy – Kids Holiday Club Nantwich

Join in the fun with us at Space Academy Kids Club this April (4th-8th) as we discover how God helped Daniel and his friends as they tried to live for him in a foreign land that was so different it was like being on another planet! FUN, GAMES, CRAFT, PUPPETS, MUSIC,DRAMA, PRIZES, DANCE, FRIENDS! Space Academy is for primary aged[Read More…]

March 23, 2016 0 comments Listings
Community Orchard flourishes on Nantwich Riverside

Community Orchard flourishes on Nantwich Riverside

Green-fingered students are helping to expand a community orchard in Nantwich.

The orchard is located on Nantwich Riverside behind Shrewbridge Road, by the side of the path to Queens Drive which crosses over the River Weaver.

Nantwich Town to stage FA Vase victory 10-year reunion in May

Nantwich Town to stage FA Vase victory 10-year reunion in May

Nantwich Town fans can reminisce about the club’s famous FA Vase triumph 10 years ago at a special reunion event.

The Nantwich Town Independent Supporters Association has organised the event for Friday May 6.

March 23, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Children’s Centre ‘closure’ could land Cheshire East with clawback bill

Nantwich Children’s Centre ‘closure’ could land Cheshire East with clawback bill

Campaigners fighting Cheshire East Council plans to close Nantwich children’s centre, claim the authority could face a big bill from the Government.

Cheshire East wants to de-designate the centre on Dog Lane in Nantwich and run it as a mobile service, as part of a measure to save £500,000 a year.

March 22, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC secure vital win over relegated rivals Leek

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC secure vital win over relegated rivals Leek

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earned a massive 28-27 victory over Leek to move clear of the drop zone and relegate their opponents.

Leek needed to win to drag their hosts back into a Midlands West 1 relegation dogfight with three games left.

March 22, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Nantwich woman Sarah Boycott lands senior job at Cheshire Police

Nantwich woman Sarah Boycott lands senior job at Cheshire Police

A Nantwich woman has returned to Cheshire Police to take the reins as the new Assistant Chief Constable.

Sarah Boycott has been an officer with the Constabulary for the past 24 years, working her way from the rank of Constable up to Chief Superintendent.

March 22, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East “disappointed” as appeal allows Moorfields housing scheme

Cheshire East “disappointed” as appeal allows Moorfields housing scheme

Cheshire East Council chiefs say they are “disappointed” after the Court of Appeal allowed a controversial 146-home development in Willaston.

Richborough Estates was given the go ahead in August last year following a public inquiry into the application on land off Moorfields.

Hack Green nuclear bunker to stage “The Soviet Threat” event

Hack Green nuclear bunker to stage “The Soviet Threat” event

Nantwich’s Hack Green nuclear bunker will be taking visitors back to the Cold War this Easter.

The Soviet Threat is advancing on the secret bunker March 26-27.

Nantwich soprano helps save motorcyclist’s life after first aid course

Nantwich soprano helps save motorcyclist’s life after first aid course

A Nantwich soprano is singing the praises of first aid experts – after she saved the life of a motorcyclist in a road smash.

Jess Thayer used her training from St John Ambulance in a real emergency when she came across the accident just days after she completed her course.

March 21, 2016 2 comments Health, Human Interest, Incident, News
Railway Hotel reach Crewe Sunday Premier Division Cup final

Railway Hotel reach Crewe Sunday Premier Division Cup final

Railway Hotel reached the final of the Premier Division Cup with a 2-0 win over rivals Square One.

First half goals from Danny Lavalette and Greg Moore secured the victory for Railway.

March 20, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir Tarporley is to stage a concert on Friday April 1 at St Boniface Church in Bunbury.

The concert marks the launch for the choir’s forthcoming Italian tour – “Italy meets the British Isles”.

Rotary Club members plant hedge along Waterlode in Nantwich

Rotary Club members plant hedge along Waterlode in Nantwich

Rotary Club members in Nantwich put their backs into a project to plant a hedge along Waterlode.

The scheme, funded by Nantwich Partnership, saw 350 “whips” planted in a record time of two hours.

March 20, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News