Archive for October, 2016

Tasty treats at North West Food Lover’s Festival in Cheshire

Tasty treats at North West Food Lover’s Festival in Cheshire

Food producers from Nantwich and South Cheshire gathered in historic Tatton Park for the North West Food Lover’s Festival 2016 at the weekend. We sent along food writer Caroline James to taste the atmosphere!

October 25, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Crime gang that flooded South Cheshire with drugs, jailed for 19 years

Crime gang that flooded South Cheshire with drugs, jailed for 19 years

An organised crime gang responsible for the large scale supply of Class A drugs in South Cheshire, has been jailed for 19 years.

David Probin, 28, Christopher Flowers, 28, James Entwistle, 26, Shannon O’Neill, 20, Joseph Cottle, 21, and Bernard Dutton, 55, were jailed after being charged with conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs.

October 25, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

Violent crime in Cheshire has risen by 18%, according to latest figures.

The Office of National Statistics says recorded crimes in Cheshire has increased in the past 12 months by 0.1%, the equivalent of 72 crimes.

October 25, 2016 0 comments Crime, News
Hundreds of families enjoy Reaseheath Apple Festival in Nantwich

Hundreds of families enjoy Reaseheath Apple Festival in Nantwich

Hundreds of Nantwich families got to the core of fruit growing at Reaseheath College’s popular apple festival.

The fruity event, held at the Nantwich college for the 25th consecutive year, featured 110 rare varieties of apples and pears, some dating back to Roman times and some of more recent origin.

October 25, 2016 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Crewe Regional leaders Railway Hotel thrash AFC Barkode 5-1

Crewe Regional leaders Railway Hotel thrash AFC Barkode 5-1

Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel remain on top following a 5-1 win over AFC Barkode.

Matt Cope scored a hat-trick with other goals from Wayne Beggs and Greg Moore.

October 24, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Cheshire East WON’T challenge Wistaston Witters Field decision

Cheshire East WON’T challenge Wistaston Witters Field decision

Cheshire East Council chiefs will NOT challenge the appeal decision set to allow 300 homes built on Witters Field green space in Wistaston.

Hands Off Wistaston campaigners had hoped Cheshire East would mount a challenge against the Secretary of State’s decision to allow the plans by Gladman Developments.

October 24, 2016 0 comments Environment, News, Politics, Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson’s delight at 2-0 win at Corby

Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson’s delight at 2-0 win at Corby

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson was pleased with his side’s comfortable 2-0 win away at Corby Town as Dabbers remain unbeaten on the road.

A goal in either half from Osebi Abadaki and Dave Walker ensured victory for Nantwich.

October 23, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
St Anne’s School Nantwich to stage Blitz Fireworks display

St Anne’s School Nantwich to stage Blitz Fireworks display

St Anne’s School in Nantwich is to host its firework night on Friday October 28.

The event will start at 5.30pm and run until 8pm, with a barbecue, drinks and a fairground.

October 23, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Church Minshull named Community Spirit champion at awards

Church Minshull named Community Spirit champion at awards

Church Minshull has been named Community Spirit champion for second time at the Cheshire Community Pride Awards.

The village near Nantwich, home to 400 residents, fought-off stiff competition to win the prestigious award.

October 23, 2016 0 comments Reaseheath & Worleston, Village News
Man killed after road accident on Waterlode in Nantwich

Man killed after road accident on Waterlode in Nantwich

A man has died after a serious road accident on Waterlode in Nantwich today, police have confirmed.

Cheshire Police had to close the road in both directions between Welsh Row and Railway Hotel roundabout after the incident.

October 23, 2016 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich firm ctchealthcare launches new studio facility

Nantwich firm ctchealthcare launches new studio facility

A healthcare firm in Nantwich has launched a new facility to help South Cheshire people care for the mind, body and soul.

Classes and workshops are underway in the ctchealthcare new-look studio on Beam Heath Way business park in Nantwich.

October 22, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Review: ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
There’s a proper carry on taking place in Nantwich this week.

‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, written by Terry Johnson and directed by Michaela Warrilow, is taking the stage by storm at The Players Theatre on Love Lane.

October 22, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich Christmas lights competition for youngster to help switch-on

Nantwich Christmas lights competition for youngster to help switch-on

A Nantwich youngster has the chance to help Olympic stars Bryony Page and Andrew Small switch on the town’s Christmas lights.

Nantwich Town Council is to hold a competition for youngsters, with the winner going on stage alongside the Rio medal winners on the night of switch-on.

October 22, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews