Archive for April, 2016

Busy Park Road in Nantwich faces five-day closure

Busy Park Road in Nantwich faces five-day closure

Pothole-ridden Park Road in Nantwich is to close for almost a week for major resurfacing work.

The A530 road to Whitchurch will be closed from the junction with Wellington Road to the junction with Shrewbridge Road.

April 26, 2016 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
St Mary’s Church in Nantwich tunes in with new grand piano

St Mary’s Church in Nantwich tunes in with new grand piano

Church bosses in Nantwich have found the key to success – a new grand piano to entertain their visitors!

After years of fund-raising at lunchtime concerts and a large anonymous donation, St Mary’s Parish Church has been able to buy a new Schimmel piano.

April 26, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Barringtons scores new sponsor deal with Nantwich Town

Barringtons scores new sponsor deal with Nantwich Town

Barringtons Chartered Accountants have secured a new sponsorship deal with Nantwich Town FC.

The company has announced it is to back the Dabbers, who played their last game of the current campaign at home against Frickley on Saturday.

April 25, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Crewe & Nantwich U3A celebrate 21st birthday with MP

Crewe & Nantwich U3A celebrate 21st birthday with MP

Members of Crewe & Nantwich U3A were joined by MP Edward Timpson at the group’s 21st birthday celebrations – which raised £660 in the process.

Mr Timpson was joined by Cllr Dennis Straine-Frances, Mayor of Crewe, and more than 150 U3A members and friends at the event at Crewe Alex FC.

Railway Hotel move closer to Crewe Sunday Premier Division title

Railway Hotel move closer to Crewe Sunday Premier Division title

Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel moved closer to retaining the title for a third consecutive season with a 5-1 win over Willaston WS.

Tom Finch and Danny Lavalette both scored twice for Railway with Josh Ruane also scoring in their Crewe Regional Sunday clash.

April 25, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
£15 million Crewe Lifestyle Centre main pool closed after leak problem

£15 million Crewe Lifestyle Centre main pool closed after leak problem

The new £15 million Crewe Lifestyle Centre pool has had to close – due to a substance leak.

Cheshire East Council bosses admitted the main pool will have to close at their flagship facility for several days, just a few weeks after opening.

April 25, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics

Colours Fashion Show in Nantwich

Ladies! We’re bringing the big clothing brands to you! On Wednesday 18th May, the Colours Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop arrives at Highfields CP School, Cumberland Ave, Nantwich. Doors open at 7pm, show starts 7.30pm. Tickets are £5 and include a glass of wine or soft drink. All ticket and refreshment proceeds will help to raise money for school[Read More…]

April 25, 2016 0 comments Listings
Car bursts into flames at Alvaston Hall, Nantwich

Car bursts into flames at Alvaston Hall, Nantwich

These dramatic pictures capture the moment a car exploded and burst into flames at a hotel in Nantwich.

The fireball started on a vehicle as it drove along the driveway of Alvaston Hall Hotel, off the A530 Middlewich Road.

April 24, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC gear up for Cheshire Vase Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC gear up for Cheshire Vase Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face their biggest test of the season when they take on Birkenhead Park in the Cheshire Vase Final.

The Vagrants said take on the National League 3 North opponents on Tuesday (April 26) at Sandbach RUFC, kick off 7.45pm.

April 24, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
New Lowry theatre piece heads for Faddiley and Tattenhall venues

New Lowry theatre piece heads for Faddiley and Tattenhall venues

A psychological thriller developed by The Lowry theatre is heading to two rural venues in South Cheshire.

Animikii Theatre’s founders Henry McGrath and Adam Davies will stage “Origins” at the Barbour Institute, Tattenhall, and The Goodwill Hall, in Faddiley.

Nantwich and Crewe families host students around the globe

Nantwich and Crewe families host students around the globe

Families in Nantwich and Crewe have been hosting students from across the globe.

More than 200 young people have travelled to the area to study at South Cheshire College for a taste of education in UK.

Overwater Marina near Nantwich launches Elephant Bikes!

Overwater Marina near Nantwich launches Elephant Bikes!

The owners of Overwater Marina near Nantwich has bought two Elephant Bikes for boat owners to use to cycle to Audlem.

The bikes, saved from landfill by the Crizvac Charity, are refurbished from former Royal Mail stock.

April 23, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Haughton Honey launches £80,000 crowd-funding campaign

Haughton Honey launches £80,000 crowd-funding campaign

South Cheshire honey brand Haughton Honey has launched an £80,000 crowd-funding investment campaign to help the company’s growth.

The firm, near Tarporley, hopes to attract additional investors to recruit more bee farmers to meet increasing demand for its pure, raw honey.

April 22, 2016 0 comments Business, Business