Archive for May, 2016

The Cat FM launches community awards 2016

The Cat FM launches community awards 2016

Crewe and Nantwich radio station The Cat FM has re-launched its annual community awards for 2016.

The awards search for people who are dedicated to the community and helping others.

May 31, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Former Crewe Alex stars return for Everall Derby charity game

Former Crewe Alex stars return for Everall Derby charity game

By Jonathan White
Former Crewe Alex and Nantwich Town stars faced each other at the Everall Derby charity football game.

Twin brothers Simon and Carl Everall organised the game in memory of friend Gareth Jones, who died of cancer aged just 31.

May 31, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Arts and dance show in Nantwich aims to help youth services

Arts and dance show in Nantwich aims to help youth services

A dance teacher is staging a charity show in Nantwich to help raise funds for local youth clubs.

Olivia White says her show on Friday July 8 at Nantwich Civic Hall will represent “unity and the arts”.

Tarporley restaurant Pesto to expand five years after opening

Tarporley restaurant Pesto to expand five years after opening

Tarporley Italian restaurant Pesto has launched a recruitment drive ahead of its fifth anniversary.

Pesto, at Cabbage Hall, on Forest Road, is looking to find an extra five members of staff by summer to meet growing demand from customers.

May 31, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Mornflake and Cholmondeley Castle win Chelsea Flower Show medal

Mornflake and Cholmondeley Castle win Chelsea Flower Show medal

South Cheshire business Mornflake teamed up with Cholmondeley Castle near Nantwich to earn medal success at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Their “Temple Garden” exhibit won a Silver-Gilt Medal for a stunning garden admired by judges and Royalty.

May 31, 2016 0 comments News, Village News
The Lost Carnival entertains Bank Holiday families in South Cheshire

The Lost Carnival entertains Bank Holiday families in South Cheshire

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire families are being entertained at the “The Lost Carnival” in Crewe’s Queens Park this Bank Holiday weekend.

The event is described by the organisers as an ‘outdoor theatrical circus adventure’.

Eighth Weaver Wander pulls in crowds to Nantwich

Eighth Weaver Wander pulls in crowds to Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Hundreds lined Nantwich town centre’s streets to watch the eighth annual Weaver Wander.

The event, organised by the Rotary Club of Crewe & Nantwich Weaver, attracted a record 140 classic & sports cars.

Ten football fans from Crewe & Nantwich banned from Euro 2016

Ten football fans from Crewe & Nantwich banned from Euro 2016

Ten football fans in Crewe and Nantwich area are among 40 in Cheshire to be banned from the Euro 2016 tournament.

The 40 residents are currently subject to football banning orders for previous offences.

May 29, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town sign former Stoke City keeper Dave Parton

Nantwich Town sign former Stoke City keeper Dave Parton

Nantwich Town have signed former Stoke City and Newcastle Town goalkeeper Dave Parton.

Parton, who has also played for Altrincham and Hednesford, arrives at the Weaver Stadium, has been described as a “big character” by Dabbers boss Phil Parkinson.

May 29, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Rare goosander stuck in chimney treated at Stapeley Grange Nantwich

Rare goosander stuck in chimney treated at Stapeley Grange Nantwich

A young goosander found stuck in a chimney in Manchester is being nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA staff.

Workers at RSPCA Stapeley Grange on London Road have been caring for the female diving duck after she was admitted with broken feathers and was underweight.

May 27, 2016 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Richmond Village hosts local clubs and societies day in Nantwich

Richmond Village hosts local clubs and societies day in Nantwich

Richmond Village Nantwich opened its doors to local clubs and societies who joined residents and guests in finding out just what “Life in Nantwich” is like.

As well as the Village’s own Bowls and Amenities Clubs, local groups who attended included the Crewe Senior Forum and South Cheshire Model Engineering Society.

Closing ‘Very Best in Stand Up’ show heads for Nantwich

Closing ‘Very Best in Stand Up’ show heads for Nantwich

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 3 for the final show of the season.

Four more quality comedy acts have been lined up by promoters to close the season with a flourish.

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.