Archive for April, 2016

Nantwich outdoor brine pool to re-open on April 30

Nantwich outdoor brine pool to re-open on April 30

Nantwich’s famous outdoor brine pool is set to open again for the 2016 summer season.

The swimming facility, which attracts more than 15,000 visitors a year, is set to open on Saturday April 30.

April 22, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town draw 1-1 with relegation-threatened Mickleover Sports

Nantwich Town draw 1-1 with relegation-threatened Mickleover Sports

By Liam Roe
Nantwich Town drew 1-1 in a tense game against relegation-battling Mickleover Sports at the Weaver Stadium.

A Liam Shotton (pictured) goal on 15 minutes was cancelled out by Jake Green seven minutes later as the away side cemented their place in the league for next season.

April 21, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich pupils hit Olympic trail in Run To Rio campaign

Nantwich pupils hit Olympic trail in Run To Rio campaign

Youngsters at a Nantwich primary school are running across five continents and around 6,000 miles – in a special Run to Rio.

More than 200 pupils at Pear Tree School in Stapeley are donning their trainers and jogging each school morning.

Footpath project connecting Stapeley estates completed

Footpath project connecting Stapeley estates completed

A community project to resurface a footpath connecting two Nantwich estates has been completed after confusion over its ownership.

The work was carried out by Cheshire East Council’s highways service after residents reported poor condition of the path between Clonners Field and Cronkinson Oak on the Stapeley estate.

April 20, 2016 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
More than 120 firearms handed over in Cheshire, including 15 in Crewe and Nantwich

More than 120 firearms handed over in Cheshire, including 15 in Crewe and Nantwich

More than 120 firearms, including 15 in the Crewe and Nantwich, have been removed from the streets of Cheshire.

The weapons were handed over as a result of the force’s spring firearms surrender ‘Give up the Gun’.

April 20, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Preview: ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ at Crewe Lyceum

Preview: ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Music fans can look forward to the West End show ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ which comes to The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Celebrating the story and lives of the sensational Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, this production promises to be one to remember.

Your Move donates £1,000 to MRI Scanner Appeal

Your Move donates £1,000 to MRI Scanner Appeal

South Cheshire company Your Move has donated £1,000 to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s MRI Scanner Appeal.

April marked the start of a six-month alliance between property firm boss Andrew Nicholson and the charity.

April 19, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire Cook Book highlights best of county’s food secrets

Cheshire Cook Book highlights best of county’s food secrets

The Cheshire Cook Book has been launched featuring more than 50 recipes and stories from the county’s top restaurants, cafés, delicatessens, pubs, producers and suppliers.

The book is the 9th in the ‘Get Stuck In’ series of regional cook books by Meze Publishing.

April 19, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Young Nantwich cancer patient embarks on Ellen MacArthur adventure

Young Nantwich cancer patient embarks on Ellen MacArthur adventure

A young cancer patient from Nantwich took part in a four-day adventure with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Ed, 19, joined the trust to take part in sailing, canoeing, high ropes, cycling, archery and orienteering at the Essex Outdoors Centre in Bradwell.

April 19, 2016 2 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich heroes honoured at Mayor’s Salt of the Earth awards

Nantwich heroes honoured at Mayor’s Salt of the Earth awards

Community heroes in Nantwich have been honoured at the Mayor’s Salt of the Earth awards.

Thousands of nominations were received by residents voting for people in a number of categories.

April 18, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich mum launches dance baby sling venture

Nantwich mum launches dance baby sling venture

A Nantwich mum ditched her teaching job to launch a new venture – inspired by her pregnancy!

Kate Barton, 34, came up with the idea of Dance Baby Sling when she was on her nine-month maternity leave as a performing arts teacher.

April 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich councillor welcomes 20mph zone at Malbank School

Nantwich councillor welcomes 20mph zone at Malbank School

A Nantwich councillor has welcomed the introduction of a 20mph speed zone around Malbank School and Sixth Form College.

Cllr Arthur Moran said the new speed zones were long overdue – and now is pressing for double yellow lines to cure parking chaos there.

April 18, 2016 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Volunteers spruce up Nantwich Aqueduct steps and rails

Volunteers spruce up Nantwich Aqueduct steps and rails

Volunteers have been busy sprucing up areas around the Nantwich Aqueduct.

Members of the Rotary Club of Nantwich and Nantwich Civic Society have been out painting fences and handrails at the Aqueduct Steps.

April 18, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News