Archive for June, 2016

Floristry students from Nantwich star at Chelsea Flower Show

Floristry students from Nantwich star at Chelsea Flower Show

Nantwich floristry students proved they are among the nation’s best by taking two awards at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Reaseheath College’s diploma in floristry students were runner-up for the second consecutive year in the show’s College of the Year class.

Cyclists set for Nantwich Wingate Centre 5 Nations Challenge

Cyclists set for Nantwich Wingate Centre 5 Nations Challenge

Six Nantwich cyclists are to pedal more than 520 miles across five countries in just 48 hours – in aid of The Wingate Centre at Wrenbury.

The novice cyclists will tackle The Wingate Centre 5 Nations Cycle Challenge later this month.

Police warning to villagers over rural theft near Nantwich

Police warning to villagers over rural theft near Nantwich

Nantwich Police have issued warnings to residents in rural areas between Nantwich and Audlem.

It comes after a break-in of an outbuilding off Coole Lane when a number of valuable items of equestrian kit was stolen.

June 2, 2016 0 comments Village News
Nantwich to host Queen’s 90th birthday celebration event

Nantwich to host Queen’s 90th birthday celebration event

Nantwich is planning to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with a series of events on June 12.

These include a tea party for the town’s 90-year-olds, a free evening concert in St Mary’s Church including fireworks, and the lighting of the town’s jubilee beacon in the square.

Nantwich Show organisers win Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Nantwich Show organisers win Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The organisers of Nantwich Show have been honoured by Royalty with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016.

Nantwich Agricultural Society Ltd, a voluntary group from Nantwich, organise the annual Nantwich Show and the International Cheese Awards at Dorfold Park.

June 2, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Hunt for Nantwich families to star in new Channel 5 series

Hunt for Nantwich families to star in new Channel 5 series

A production company is on the hunt for Nantwich families or residents for a new Channel 5 show.

The Pi Productions series will focus on people who have ditched the 9-5 job to pursue their passions.

Nantwich falconer flies high after winning regional award

Nantwich falconer flies high after winning regional award

A falconer from Nantwich who is flying through his college course after returning to learning, has been recognised with a prestigious regional award.

Joe Cooper will be presented with a £500 Open College Network (OCN) West Midlands Learner Award for Outstanding Achievement in June.

Jon Moran leaves Nantwich Town for Conference side Forest Green

Jon Moran leaves Nantwich Town for Conference side Forest Green

Nantwich Town centre half Jon Moran has signed for Vanarama National League side Forest Green Rovers for an undisclosed fee.

The former Crewe Alexandra defender has caught the eye of many clubs after excellent performances in the 2015-16 campaign.

June 1, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Police ‘lockdown’ Leighton Hospital amid false report of baby snatch

Police ‘lockdown’ Leighton Hospital amid false report of baby snatch

Leighton Hospital went into ‘lockdown’ today amid reports that a baby had been snatched from a ward.

According to eyewitnesses, police closed down the hospital to all traffic in and out after the report was made at around 2.50pm today (June 1).

June 1, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News