Archive for May, 2016

Young artists and scribes honoured at Nantwich Museum

Young artists and scribes honoured at Nantwich Museum

Young Nantwich artists and scribes were honoured at the town’s museum as winners of an art and handwriting competition.

A record 860 entries from nine local primary schools were received by organisers, Rotary Club of Nantwich.

Nantwich Film Club hosts town’s first film festival

Nantwich Film Club hosts town’s first film festival

MP Edward Timpson and Nantwich Mayor Cllr Andrew Martin helped launch the town’s first film festival.

The event has been organised in association with the Nantwich Film Club and will be based at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Nantwich Town agree signing of Ibou Touray

Nantwich Town agree signing of Ibou Touray

Nantwich Town have made their first signing in preparation for the 2016-17 campaign.

Ibou Touray is a powerful and athletic left back, who can also play in the left midfield position.

May 19, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich in Bloom organisers launch bid for national title

Nantwich in Bloom organisers launch bid for national title

Nantwich businesses are being urged to throw their weight behind Nantwich in Bloom as the town goes for gold in the national floral contest.

Britain in Bloom judges have named the town Best in the North West for the past two years and organisers of the local effort hope to make it a hat-trick this summer.

May 19, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Hats off to Nantwich police in switch to hard caps

Hats off to Nantwich police in switch to hard caps

It’s hats off to bobbies on the beat in Nantwich – officers will now be wearing hard caps instead.

All Cheshire officers will now wear the unisex caps after a six-month trial in Northwich and Chester – the first force in the UK to make the chang

May 19, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Flower Festival returns to St Mary’s Church, Nantwich

Flower Festival returns to St Mary’s Church, Nantwich

St Mary’s Church in Nantwich is expecting thousands of visitors from to attend the Quinquennial Flower Festival.

The church will be brought to life with the heady scent of a carnival of flowers.

Nantwich tutoring business looks to expand and recruit

Nantwich tutoring business looks to expand and recruit

A Nantwich businesswoman who runs a personal tutoring company, is looking to recruit more teachers to cope with demand.

Former Brine Leas School student Laura Smith launched One-To-One Learning UK, just three years ago.

May 19, 2016 5 comments Business, Business
100 investors back Haughton Honey crowdfunding campaign

100 investors back Haughton Honey crowdfunding campaign

More than 100 investors have backed an £80,000 crowd-funding investment campaign by Tarporley business Haughton Honey.

And the timescale for investment has been extended to May 27 to allow more potential investors to get involved.

May 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
South Cheshire mums join CIC group at Church Minshull marina

South Cheshire mums join CIC group at Church Minshull marina

Mums across South Cheshire took a break from their busy lives by cruising a Nantwich canal in a day’s retreat organised by Motherwell CIC.

Ten mums met at Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina to board their hired barge for a day of relaxation and pampering.

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

Nantwich pensioner, 78, relives terror of bus shelter smash

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A Nantwich pensioner has described the moment she thought she was going to die when a bus crashed into the glass shelter she was sitting in.

Terrified Lilian Shard, 78, was waiting at Nantwich bus station to go home to Faddiley when a double decker ploughed into the shelter.

Nantwich Singers set for Shakespeare celebration event

Nantwich Singers set for Shakespeare celebration event

The Nantwich Singers are to take part in the 400-year celebration of Shakespeare at an event in the town.

Led by Alison Phillips, the choir will present a concert on Thursday June 30 in St Mary’s Church.

Rotary helps Nantwich youngsters enjoy free Chester Zoo visit

Rotary helps Nantwich youngsters enjoy free Chester Zoo visit

Nantwich school pupils enjoyed a free day out at Chester Zoo – thanks to local Rotarians.

Youngsters at Nantwich Primary Academy, formerly Wyche Primary, took advantage of the Rotary Club of Nantwich’s sponsorship of the zoo’s ‘Living with Tigers’ programme.

Marbury Merry Days two-day fair pulls in the crowds

Marbury Merry Days two-day fair pulls in the crowds

By Jonathan White
Hundreds bathed in late spring sunshine to enjoy the 37th annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair near Nantwich.

The fair, organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council, takes places every May in a field next to the church and Marbury Big Mere.

May 16, 2016 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News