Archive for September, 2016

Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Wistaston campaigners dealt blow as Witters Field housing plan granted

Campaigners in Wistaston have been dealt a blow after the Government allowed a developer’s appeal to build 300 houses on Witters Field.

Cheshire East Council had rejected plans by Gladman Developments for the green land off Church Lane.

September 21, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich Town boss delighted at team’s FA Cup progress

Nantwich Town boss delighted at team’s FA Cup progress

Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson was “over the moon” after watching his Dabbers triumph in their FA Cup replay at Marine.

Nantwich are through to the 3rd Qualifying Round after a battling 3-2 win last night (September 20).

September 21, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Drugs gang jailed after South Cheshire raids net £220,000 cocaine

Drugs gang jailed after South Cheshire raids net £220,000 cocaine

Police chiefs claim South Cheshire’s streets are now a safer place after a crime gang involved in supplying Class A drugs was jailed for nearly 35 years.

Nine men and one woman were all arrested following a series of dawn raids across South Cheshire, Manchester and Staffordshire in 2014.

September 21, 2016 0 comments Crime, News
Nantwich Pre-School Playgroup celebrates 50th anniversary

Nantwich Pre-School Playgroup celebrates 50th anniversary

Staff at Nantwich Pre-School Playgroup will be celebrating their half century with a special birthday bash.

The group, which opened back in 1966, is staging a 50th anniversary at Nantwich Cricket Club on Whitehouse Lane on September 25.

September 20, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Superstar Joan Collins looks forward to Crewe Lyceum show

Superstar Joan Collins looks forward to Crewe Lyceum show

Global superstar Joan Collins will be performing her one-woman show at Crewe Lyceum this month.

The UK tour of “Joan Collins Unscripted” arrives in South Cheshire on Tuesday September 27.

Villagers enjoy annual duck race in Wistaston

Villagers enjoy annual duck race in Wistaston

By Jonathan White
The annual Duck and Boat races in Wistaston finally took place after being postponed because it was too wet!

The 21st event took place at the Joey the Swan Recreation Ground, with hundreds of villagers enjoying the spectacle.

September 20, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich YF triumph in Crewe FA Sunday Vase

Nantwich YF triumph in Crewe FA Sunday Vase

Nantwich YF, Cricketers Arms, Haslington FC and Elworth Park secured victories in the Crewe FA Sunday Vase.

Nantwich YF beat Sandbach Town 5-0 with goals from Harry Robinson, Rich Adams, George Johnson, Jake Standeven and Tom Dale.

September 20, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich pensioner stars at Cheshire Police ACE Awards

Nantwich pensioner stars at Cheshire Police ACE Awards

A Nantwich pensioner who has been making tea for the town’s officers for 49 years, has been honoured with a lifetime award.

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Chesters was the star of the show at the Cheshire Constabulary ACE Awards event.

September 20, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
M&Co fashion show in Nantwich raises £400 for Climb charity

M&Co fashion show in Nantwich raises £400 for Climb charity

More than 50 people attended a charity fashion show at M&Co in Nantwich, which raised more than £400 for charity Climb.

Models, including staff, customers and their families and friends from the local community, took a turn on the catwalk.

September 19, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Haughton Honey near Nantwich launches giant honey pot

Haughton Honey near Nantwich launches giant honey pot

Honey business Haughton Honey near Nantwich has launched a new 900g pot of raw honey.

It is believed to be the first brand of British honey in such a size of container, which is popular within mainland Europe.

September 19, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beaten 33-29 at Bournville

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beaten 33-29 at Bournville

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC pushed last season’s runners up Bourneville all the way in a classic encounter in Birmingham.

The hosts started strongly and Crewe allowed them too much space for a simple opening score, which was easily converted.

September 19, 2016 1 comment Rugby, Sport

Crewe & District Writers Circle in Nantwich

Crewe and District Writers Circle will be holding an event for the launch of their new anthology ‘Word Weavers’ on Friday 23 September at 7 – 8.30 in Nantwich Bookshop. Tickets are priced at £10, which includes food and a copy of the anthology. Please call 01270 611665 to reserve your place.

September 18, 2016 0 comments Listings
Axis Arts Centre opens Autumn season with Edinburgh Fringe hit

Axis Arts Centre opens Autumn season with Edinburgh Fringe hit

Axis Arts Centre, the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Crewe, opens its Autumn Season with one of the hits of last year’s Edinburgh Fringe.

Vincent Gambini’s “This is not a Magic Show” is part performance-lecture, part deconstructed showbiz, and part really clever magic tricks.