Archive for June, 2016

Bunbury Village Day crowns new Rose Queen

Bunbury Village Day crowns new Rose Queen

The showers stayed at bay for the Bunbury village day on the jubilee playing fields.

Retiring Rose Queen Ella o’Brien and her attendants Poppy-Mary Newman, Elsa Blythin, Charlotte Thirlwell and Emily Thruswell handed over the reign to this year’s King and Queen, Flo Green and Daniel Totty.

June 30, 2016 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Nantwich shop Cheerbrook to stage fest of sausages

Nantwich shop Cheerbrook to stage fest of sausages

Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich is to stage its Big Taste event by preparing a record number of award-winning sausages.

Big Taste is Cheerbrook’s annual family fun day which includes a BBQ, fun activities and the chance to meet the farm shop’s local food suppliers.

June 30, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town postpone event as travellers take over car park

Nantwich Town postpone event as travellers take over car park

Nantwich Town has been forced to postpone an event after travellers have taken over the club’s car park on Waterlode.

The club said it was forced to postpone the “Players Meet & Greet” event due to safety fears.

June 30, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Warning in Nantwich after youths target mobile phones

Warning in Nantwich after youths target mobile phones

Business owners in Nantwich have issued warnings after youths walked in to town centre stores and stole mobile phones.

At least two incidents have been reported in the last few days, which Cheshire Police are now probing.

June 29, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Solicitors in Nantwich serve up coffee for St Luke’s Hospice

Solicitors in Nantwich serve up coffee for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich solicitors swapped their suits for aprons to serve visitors to a St Luke’s hospice fundraiser.

Staff at Beswicks Legal staged a coffee morning to boost funds for the charity and meet neighbours on Beam Heath Business Park.

June 28, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich schools warn of closure over NUT strike action

Nantwich schools warn of closure over NUT strike action

The headteacher of a Nantwich academy has warned the school may have to shut if teachers walk out on strike.

Andrew Cliffe, head of Brine Leas School on Audlem Road, has written to parents of the 1,000+ students as strike action looms on July 5.

Co-op store in Stapeley looks to expand into next door

Co-op store in Stapeley looks to expand into next door

Bosses of the Co-op store in Stapeley, Nantwich, have applied to expand the shop into empty premises next door.

The shop, on the Cronkinson Farm estate off Pear Tree Field, has applied to extend into the neighbouring unit, formerly a takeaway.

June 27, 2016 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Nantwich students earn success at Royal Cheshire County Show

Nantwich students earn success at Royal Cheshire County Show

Nantwich students enjoyed success at the Royal Cheshire County Show.

Reaseheath College agriculture students competed in cattle and pig showing classes, winning a series of awards.

June 27, 2016 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Hidden Treasures exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Hidden Treasures exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

‘Hidden Treasures,’ an exhibition of art by local artist Sally Huntington, has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

It features paintings of Cheshire and particularly Nantwich scenes in unique style inspired by old buildings, history and atmosphere.

Inbetweeners star Simon Bird to honour Crewe and Nantwich students

Inbetweeners star Simon Bird to honour Crewe and Nantwich students

Inbetweeners star Simon Bird will be in town when he honours Crewe and Nantwich college students at an awards event.

Bird will be guest of honour at South Cheshire College Student Awards night to celebrate student success.

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Worm charmers employed a range of tactics as they battled it out in the 37th World Worm Charming Championships in Nantwich.

And Willaston youngster Hope Smith came out on top by luring out 272 worms in 30 minutes.

Former Malbank pupil launches photo app with Apple

Former Malbank pupil launches photo app with Apple

A photo-sharing app designed by a former Malbank School pupil, has been launched by tech giant Apple.

Serag Amlesh, who also studied ICT at South Cheshire College, has seen his new app hit the world’s biggest app stores.

June 25, 2016 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Tennis clubs battle it out in South & Mid Cheshire League

Tennis clubs battle it out in South & Mid Cheshire League

By Jonathan White
Wimbledon might be around the corner, but South Cheshire tennis clubs are already on court.

A number of clubs are battling it out to win the 2016 South & Mid Cheshire Tennis League.

June 25, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport