Archive for August, 2016

‘Rockney’ duo Chas and Dave to perform at Crewe Lyceum

‘Rockney’ duo Chas and Dave to perform at Crewe Lyceum

‘Rockney’ duo Chas and Dave visit Crewe Lyceum with The Full Story Live on Sunday September 4.

Chas Hodges and Dave Peacock, better known as Chas and Dave, have been friends for over 50 years .

Nantwich Town slip to third home defeat as Stourbridge win 3-2

Nantwich Town slip to third home defeat as Stourbridge win 3-2

By Jack Jones
Nantwich Town fell to their third straight defeat at home as they lost 3-2 to Stourbridge FC.

They fell behind inside 12 minutes to a Curtis Jones own goal, and a Luke Benbow effort from outside the box made it 2-0.

August 27, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Malbank School students enjoy GCSE grades success

Malbank School students enjoy GCSE grades success

Malbank School GCSE students in Nantwich are celebrating excellent grades.

Top of the class was Bethany Lawrie, who achieved an amazing 7 A*s and 4 As.

August 25, 2016 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas School staff ‘proud’ of headline GCSE grades

Brine Leas School staff ‘proud’ of headline GCSE grades

Brine Leas School staff and students in Nantwich are celebrating another headline-grabbing set of GCSE grades.

This year, 78% achieved at least five A* to C grades at GCSE, and 70% of students achieved A* to C including English and Maths.

August 25, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Cycling Group raises £5,000 in 220-mile charity ride

Nantwich Cycling Group raises £5,000 in 220-mile charity ride

By Jonathan White
Members of Nantwich Cycling Group (NCG) completed a 220-mile fund-raising charity cycle ride from London to Nantwich.

Eleven cyclists, along with two support crew, took part in the mammoth journey in aid of Wingate Children’s Centre in Wrenbury.

August 24, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich woman among three charged for South Cheshire burglaries

Nantwich woman among three charged for South Cheshire burglaries

Three people including a Nantwich woman have been arrested and charged with a string of burglaries committed across South Cheshire.

Officers charged the trio for the incidents in Crewe and Cranage, which took place separately last week.

August 23, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Sir Bradley Wiggins to ride through Nantwich in Tour of Britain

Sir Bradley Wiggins to ride through Nantwich in Tour of Britain

Team GB star Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed his participation in the Tour of Britain, which passes through Nantwich on September 6.

Wiggins joins Mark Cavendish and other high profile names for the race which starts on September 4.

August 23, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich mum tells of A500 bridge ‘stones’ horror

Nantwich mum tells of A500 bridge ‘stones’ horror

A Nantwich mum and her two young children were left terrified when young thugs pelted her car with stones from a bridge over the A500.

The victim was driving along the dual carriageway by the former Old Horse Shoe at Willaston.

August 23, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Willaston & Rope
Fire destroys car parked off Welsh Row, Nantwich

Fire destroys car parked off Welsh Row, Nantwich

A fire destroyed a car parked off Welsh Row in Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich were called out to the blaze on St Anne’s lane, off Welsh Row, at around 4.30am today (August 23).

August 23, 2016 0 comments Incident, News
Ill woman treks 60 miles Nantwich-Llangollen for Dogs Trust

Ill woman treks 60 miles Nantwich-Llangollen for Dogs Trust

A woman has completed a 60-mile canal walk from Nantwich to Llangollen with her pet pooch to raise money for The Dog’s Trust.

Emma Husband and her dog Timo completed the trek over two days along the Shropshire Union and Llangollen Canals.

August 22, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Businesswoman is Nantwich Rotary club’s first ever female President

Businesswoman is Nantwich Rotary club’s first ever female President

The Rotary Club of Nantwich has appointed a woman as President of the Club for the first time in the club’s history.

Local businesswoman Christine Crowe, who has been a member for over eight years, took the chain of office from Rod Stokes.

August 22, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Champions Railway Hotel start new season with 4-1 win

Champions Railway Hotel start new season with 4-1 win

Reigning Crewe Regional Sunday League champions Railway Hotel started the new season by winning 4-1 at Eight Farmers.

Railway led 1-0 at half-time with a goal from John Stone.

August 22, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Fly-tippers anger Nantwich Cricket Club chiefs

Fly-tippers anger Nantwich Cricket Club chiefs

Angry cricket club bosses in Nantwich have slammed fly-tippers for dumping a huge sofa on the club’s driveway.

Nantwich CC spokesman Rob Sproston was confronted with this red settee blocking the entry to the club off Whitehouse Lane.

August 21, 2016 3 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News