Archive for July, 2016

Nantwich Town hit Newcastle for six in pre-season clash

Nantwich Town hit Newcastle for six in pre-season clash

By Jack Jones
Nantwich Town turned in a strong second half performance against neighbours Newcastle Town to run out 6-1 victors.

The Dabbers went in at the break 1-0 down after a disjointed performance with players missing and new systems being tested.

July 30, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
AJ and Chloe dancing

Young dancers from Nantwich to star on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing

Two award-winning young dancers from Nantwich area will be joining the new series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

British and European Youth Latin and Ballroom Champions AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt will be the youngest ever professional dancers to appear on the show.

July 30, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Travellers cause disruption at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium

Travellers cause disruption at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium

A summer soccer school for youngsters at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium has been cancelled after travellers set up camp on the club’s car park.

The NTFC Community Football Facebook page announced the move and issued apologies for the cancellation.

July 29, 2016 2 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Four men charged with Nantwich jewellery shop raid

Four men charged with Nantwich jewellery shop raid

Police have charged four men with robbery following an investigation into a raid at a Nantwich jewellery shop.

Offenders wearing balaclavas forced a hole in the window of Moody’s shop on Pillory Street on Wednesday (July 27).

July 29, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Show 2016 spectacular captured in pictures

Nantwich Show 2016 spectacular captured in pictures

Tens of thousands of visitors packed into another hugely successful Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park.

And the incredible annual event was also captured in these spectacular pictures.

Police appeal for dashcam footage after Nantwich jewellery raid

Police appeal for dashcam footage after Nantwich jewellery raid

Police probing a jewellery shop raid in Nantwich are appealing to motorists for dashcam footage.

Offenders wearing balaclavas forced a hole in the window of Moody’s jewellery shop on Pillory Street in Nantwich and stole a number of watches.

July 28, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
International Cheese winners at Nantwich Show

International Cheese winners at Nantwich Show

The International Cheese Awards at Nantwich proved another massive success and the largest of its kind in the world.

More than 200 judges spent their time judging an astonishing total of 5,000 entries from across the globe.

July 28, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Almost all Nantwich bus services restored after collapse of GHA Coaches

Almost all Nantwich bus services restored after collapse of GHA Coaches

Bus services in Nantwich and Crewe are almost back to normal two weeks after the collapse of one of Cheshire East’s biggest operators, GHA Coaches.

The company ceased operating on July 13, leaving Cheshire East Council’s transport management company TSS to deal with a major challenge.

South Cheshire College merger talks with three other colleges

South Cheshire College merger talks with three other colleges

South Cheshire College is in talks with three other colleges in the county to create one FE college by 2018.

The talks follow a review of Further Education across Cheshire and Warrington.

Craft beer fans open Nantwich Beer Dock on Swine Market

Craft beer fans open Nantwich Beer Dock on Swine Market

Two craft beer enthusiasts have opened Nantwich’s first bottled beer shop in the Swine Market area of the town.

The successful Beer Dock concept boasts floor-to-ceiling shelves carrying beers, lagers and ciders from across the globe.

July 25, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town 0 Macclesfield 3 – match report

Nantwich Town 0 Macclesfield 3 – match report

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town were beaten in this pre-season friendly by a brace from Macclesfield Town trialist Emmet O’Connor and a goal from Kingsley James.

Phil Parkinson’s men showed plenty of fight and ability, yet lacked the edge in the final third.

July 25, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
More than 250 arrests as Operation Roadster hits drink and drug drivers

More than 250 arrests as Operation Roadster hits drink and drug drivers

More than 160 drive drive arrests and more than 90 drug drive arrests were made by Cheshire Police during its Operation Roadster crackdown.

The force’s summer campaign saw officers carry out 1,074 roadside breath tests, with 163 arrests made.

South Cheshire County Group expands with new head office

South Cheshire County Group expands with new head office

Expanding South Cheshire insurance firm The County Group has opened a new head office.

And the new headquarters in Crewe will also result in the creation of 30 new jobs for the company.

July 24, 2016 0 comments Business, Business