Archive for May, 2016

Man, 20, dies in lorry smash on A500 Shavington bypass

Man, 20, dies in lorry smash on A500 Shavington bypass

A man was killed in a collision with a lorry on the A500 Shavington bypass.

The 20-year-old was a pedestrian when he collided with the HGV last night (May 3) at around 9.30pm.

Reaseheath College Family Festival set for Nantwich

Reaseheath College Family Festival set for Nantwich

Reaseheath College’s Family Festival is gearing up for its annual event on May 15.

The action-packed festival, on the college’s Nantwich campus, will offer hundreds of activities and displays which appeal to all ages.

Nantwich firm Car Transplants donates vehicles for college students

Nantwich firm Car Transplants donates vehicles for college students

Nantwich firm Car Transplants has helped motor vehicle students gear up for their course – by donating a fleet of new vehicles to them.

The company, on Chester Road, Hurleston, donated four cars which South Cheshire College students can now work on during practical sessions.

May 3, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich musician makes top 10 Song Academy finalists

Nantwich musician makes top 10 Song Academy finalists

A young Nantwich musician has made the top ten finalists of the Song Academy Young Songwriter 2016.

Josh Whittaker will perform live with the other finalists at Westfield London on Sunday June 12 during the Hammersmith & Fulham ArtsFest.

May 3, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Girl, 15, released on bail amid probe into Nantwich Pool boy assault

Girl, 15, released on bail amid probe into Nantwich Pool boy assault

A teenage girl arrested in connection with an assault on a 14-year-old boy at Nantwich Pool, has been released on police bail.

The 15-year-old girl, from Crewe, was arrested by Cheshire Police on Saturday (April 30).

May 3, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Record entries for Nantwich art and handwriting contest

Record entries for Nantwich art and handwriting contest

More than 400 entries are expected from Nantwich primary schools for an art and handwriting competition.

The contest is being run by the Rotary Club of Nantwich, and for the third year running, Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson will be presenting the prizes in Nantwich Museum.

Marie Curie walk in Wybunbury

A walk in aid of Marie Curie is being arranged in Wybunbury.

The walk will be this Saturday May 7 starting at 10.30am at Wybunbury Recreation Ground car park.

May 2, 2016 0 comments Listings
Faddiley win Division One Cup Final against Nantwich YF

Faddiley win Division One Cup Final against Nantwich YF

Faddiley won the Division One Cup after beating Nantwich YF 4-1 in the final.

Defensive errors by Nantwich YF led to Faddiley scoring twice in the first 15 minutes through Andy Blud and Ash Lawton.

May 2, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

By Claire Faulkner
South West Cheshire Scouts have been riding along on the crest of a wave producing theatre for 78 years.

This year, The Crewe Gang Show at The Lyceum had the traditional variety show feel.

Teenage girl arrested after assault on boy near Nantwich Pool

Teenage girl arrested after assault on boy near Nantwich Pool

Detectives probing an assault on a 14-year-old boy near Nantwich Pool, have arrested a teenage girl.

The incident is believed to have taken place at about 4.20pm yesterday (April 30) in a field off Wall Lane, Nantwich.

May 1, 2016 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Four top acts line up for Nantwich Very Best in Stand Up

Four top acts line up for Nantwich Very Best in Stand Up

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall this week with a top bill of live comedy.

And two of the acts playing on May 6 are performing in Nantwich for the first time.