Archive for June, 2016

Six cyclists raise more than £5,000 for Wingate Centre

Six cyclists raise more than £5,000 for Wingate Centre

Six cyclists rode across five nations to help raise more than £5,000 for the Wingate Children’s Centre near Nantwich.

The team completed their challenge to cycle a 520-mile route through Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England.

June 25, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich equestrian firm helps launch British Showjumping show

Nantwich equestrian firm helps launch British Showjumping show

Nantwich-based Graham Heath Equestrian has teamed up with British Showjumping to launch a new ‘Canter Banter’ programme.

The firm, based in Wrenbury, was approached by British Showjumping to create a “tack room” studio for a new programme airing in July.

June 24, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Wistaston stages successful annual village fete

Wistaston stages successful annual village fete

By Jonathan White
The Wistaston Village Fete proved another a big success with hundreds of families attending.

The annual event, organised by the Wistaston Community Council, took place at Wistaston Church Lane Academy, on Church Lane.

June 24, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Bailey Art Gallery to stage “Meet the Artist” event

Bailey Art Gallery to stage “Meet the Artist” event

Bailey Fine Art Gallery near Nantwich is to host a “Meet the Artist” weekend with Cheshire artist, Annabel Thornton.

Annabel will be in the gallery, based at Dagfields, from midday until 4pm on Saturday and Sunday July 2 and 3.

Cheshire East voters elect to Leave as nation heads for Brexit

Cheshire East voters elect to Leave as nation heads for Brexit

More than 51% of people in Cheshire East which covers Nantwich and Crewe, voted to leave the EU.

As the region and nation wakes up to news of a Brexit vote in the referendum, 51.2% voted Leave.

June 24, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich care home where Roy Tomlinson vanished, in ‘special measures’

Nantwich care home where Roy Tomlinson vanished, in ‘special measures’

A Nantwich care home where tragic pensioner Roy Tomlinson disappeared and was found dead days later, has been ruled as ‘inadequate’ by Care Quality Commission.

Brookfield House Care Home, on Shrewbridge Road, is now being placed in ‘special measures’ by CQC after it was found to be failing in many areas.

Nantwich Museum displays gift painting from US artist

Nantwich Museum displays gift painting from US artist

“Nantwich (I Flew The Nest)” is a new addition to the art collection at Nantwich Museum – thanks to US-based artist.

It is a multi-layered work by artist Jon Measures, who grew up in Nantwich but is now based in Los Angeles.

June 22, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Young Nantwich tennis star goes close to Wimbledon place

Young Nantwich tennis star goes close to Wimbledon place

Nantwich tennis starlet Robin Bloomer insisted he can hold his head up high despite falling just short of a dream outing at Wimbledon.

Robin, a Brine Leas School student, had the chance to book himself a spot at the world-famous venue when he competed in the HSBC Road to Wimbledon North Regional Qualifier.

June 21, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Art students from Brine Leas show off their talents

Art students from Brine Leas show off their talents

Talented Nantwich art and design students have been showing off their creative side at Brine Leas School.

The Art and DT Exhibition was an evening hosted by the Creative Arts and Technology departments to celebrate students’ talents.

Cheshire pub Egerton Arms to stage beer festival

Ale fans are in for a treat when a family run Cheshire pub stages a Beer Festival The Egerton Arms in Little Budworth are holding the event on July 15 to 17. It’s being held to celebrate the pub’s third birthday. Six different music acts confirmed with a seventh pending. Music will be more or less ongoing so anyone attending[Read More…]

June 20, 2016 0 comments Listings
Stapeley RSPCA centre to stage summer fair ‘bake off’

Stapeley RSPCA centre to stage summer fair ‘bake off’

An animal-themed “bake off” will be one of the highlights at the RSPCA Stapeley centre’s summer fair next month.

The event will take place at the Stapeley Grange Wildlife and Cattery centre on London Road in Nantwich from 10am to 5pm on Sunday July 3.

Hankelow Village Fete raises funds for Bloodwise charity

Hankelow Village Fete raises funds for Bloodwise charity

By Jonathan White
Hankelow Village Fete helped to raise hundreds of pounds for local causes.

The event took place on Hankelow village green yesterday (June 19).

Nantwich shop Charisma helps romance bloom with wedding proposal

Nantwich shop Charisma helps romance bloom with wedding proposal

A Nantwich shopkeeper played Cupid for a couple when a customer popped the question to his girlfriend.

Marc Walsh contacted Charisma Interiors and Gifts owner Dipti Patell-Carvell when his original plan was deflated by a cancelled balloon ride.

June 20, 2016 0 comments Business, Business