Archive for April, 2016

Nantwich Sports Book Festival planned for May

Nantwich Sports Book Festival planned for May

Nantwich Town Council, Nantwich Bookshop and Max Books have teamed up to launch the first Nantwich Sports Book Festival.

A number of venues in the town are inviting prominent sports personalities and authors to discuss their latest book releases between May 4-7.

Defending champions Railway Hotel beat rivals Crewe Ath

Defending champions Railway Hotel beat rivals Crewe Ath

Crewe Regional Sunday Premier defending champions Railway Hotel beat title rivals Crewe Ath 2-0.

Railway notched victory with goals from Ricky Barlow and Johnny Stone.

April 5, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Historical Society hosts talk by US speaker

Nantwich Historical Society hosts talk by US speaker

By Jonathan White
A speaker jetted over from America to deliver a talk to Nantwich Historical Society.

David Rowsell presented a talk called ‘Operation Anthropoid – in Cholmondeley and Czechoslovakia’ at Nantwich Methodist Church Centre.

New Bunbury £250,000 playground officially opens

New Bunbury £250,000 playground officially opens

Bunbury residents have celebrated the opening of the village’s new £253,000 playground.

The community-led project, three years in the making, boasts a zip wire, wooden climbing ship, mud kitchen and a miniature Beeston Castle.

April 5, 2016 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Rotary Club of Nantwich donates £1,200 to local causes

Rotary Club of Nantwich donates £1,200 to local causes

The Rotary Club of Nantwich has donated another £1,200 to local good causes, bringing the total so far this year to nearly £3,000.

A cheque for £700 was donated by The Rotary Club of Nantwich President Rod Stokes to Donna Louise Children’s Hospice Relationship Manager Lisa Courtney.

April 5, 2016 1 comment Charity news, Human Interest, News
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn fine away win at Silhillians

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn fine away win at Silhillians

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC produced a fine away performance to defeat Silhillians 32-17 on the road.

The Vagrants side welcomed back fly-half Jim Creighton, Eddie Spibey on the wing, Ricky Evans at prop, Toby Ward at full-back and Joe Gammage at centre.

April 5, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Haughton Honey at Tarporley celebrates major Booths deal

Haughton Honey at Tarporley celebrates major Booths deal

Cheshire-based business Haughton Honey is celebrating securing its first premium major multiple retailer contract after signing a deal with Booths supermarket.

It means the honey brand based near Tarporley will be available on the shelves of Booths outlets across the North West, including Hale Barns and Knutsford stores in Cheshire and at Media City in Salford.

April 5, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire Police launches firearms surrender across county

Cheshire Police launches firearms surrender across county

Cheshire Police has launched a firearms “surrender” urging members of the public to hand in guns.

The surrender will be held for two weeks from Monday April 4 to Monday April 18.

April 4, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Bloom in Nantwich scoops top prize at Taste Cheshire awards

Bloom in Nantwich scoops top prize at Taste Cheshire awards

Bloom sandwich shop in Nantwich won gold in the Best Sandwich Bar category at the Taste Cheshire Food & Drink Awards.

It’s the third year in a row they have won a prize, following a gold in 2014 just 12 weeks after opening, and a bronze in 2015.

April 1, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Time and Place textiles exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Time and Place textiles exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

A Time and Place textiles exhibition has opened in the Millennium Gallery at Nantwich Museum until June 18.

It features the work of Breakaway Textile Group, celebrating the skills and pleasure of creative textile work.

Jobcentre scheme creates 100 Nantwich and Crewe businesses

Jobcentre scheme creates 100 Nantwich and Crewe businesses

More than 100 businesses have been set up in Crewe and Nantwich through the New Enterprise Allowance Jobcentre scheme.

These are among 80,000 start-ups set up across the UK, according to figures released by Department for Work and Pensions.

April 1, 2016 0 comments Business, Business