Archive for October, 2016

Nantwich Words & Music Festival organisers hail event massive success

Nantwich Words & Music Festival organisers hail event massive success

Organisers of the 9th Words & Music Festival in Nantwich have hailed the six-day event a huge success.

Around 2,000 tickets were sold across the week of live music and poetry.

October 20, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College to stage Apple Festival in Nantwich

Reaseheath College to stage Apple Festival in Nantwich

Reaseheath College is to stage its popular Apple Festival this weekend.

Hundreds of local families will get to the core of fruit growing at the Nantwich college’s annual event on October 22 and 23.

October 20, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews

100 Nantwich SQN ATC Open Evening

Have an interest in Aviation and the Royal Air Force? Want to do Flying, Gliding, Shooting, Adventure Training, Duke of Edinburgh Award, BTEC’s, First Aid and much more? Our local Air Training Corps are recruiting cadets from the age of 12 (in year 8 at school) and 17. We have an Open Evening on Thursday 17th November from 1930 at[Read More…]

October 19, 2016 0 comments Listings
Thousands expected at Nantwich Spooktacula on Dorfold Park

Thousands expected at Nantwich Spooktacula on Dorfold Park

Thousands of people are expected to cram in to Dorfold Park in Nantwich for the town’s annual Spooktacula.

Labelled as ‘Cheshire’s Premier Haunting Event’, the Spooktacula will be held on Saturday October 29 at the Nantwich Showground off the A534.

Nantwich Town hit back from FA Cup loss with 3-1 win at Marine

Nantwich Town hit back from FA Cup loss with 3-1 win at Marine

By Jack Jones
Nantwich Town bounced back from their FA Cup disappointment when they saw off Marine on a wet and windy night on Merseyside.

A Josh Hancock hat-trick – from a trio of Sean Cooke assists – was extended their unbeaten league run to seven games.

October 19, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

A school bus service taking pupils from Willaston to Malbank in Nantwich is to be axed – despite vociferous protests by parents, teachers and councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s cabinet has upheld a previous decision to bring in a ‘walking route’ instead – which will take Willaston pupils over the London Road level crossing (pictured).

Willaston WS and Crewe Ath beaten in Cheshire FA Sunday Cup

Willaston WS and Crewe Ath beaten in Cheshire FA Sunday Cup

Willaston WS and Crewe Ath both tumbled out of the Cheshire FA Sunday Cup.

Willaston lost 8-0 at Forest Road while Crewe Athletic lost 6-0 to Stockport-based Cale Green FC – the current holders of the competition.

October 18, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Decibellas Women’s Choir to perform in Bunbury

Decibellas Women’s Choir to perform in Bunbury

Cheshire-based Decibellas Women’s Choir is to stage a one-off concert at St Boniface Church in Bunbury, near Nantwich.

The theme of the concert is the concept of ‘light’.

October 18, 2016 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Nantwich firm launches charity cards for sick babies

Nantwich firm launches charity cards for sick babies

Nantwich firm Pudding & Chops has launched a series of charity cards for parents of premature and sick babies.

The new cards aim to help families celebrate special moments in the lives of special care babies.

October 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
New community football league launched in Nantwich

New community football league launched in Nantwich

Footballers in Nantwich can test themselves in the biggest league network in the world.

A new community six-a-side football competition is kicking off in the town next month.

October 18, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Mayor launches Christmas card competition

Nantwich Mayor launches Christmas card competition

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Andrew Martin has launched a Christmas card competition for the town’s youngsters.

Young residents and pupils under the age of 16 are invited to come up with a design along the theme of ‘Christmas in Nantwich’.

Angry councillors attack Nantwich Kingsley Fields housing plans

Angry councillors attack Nantwich Kingsley Fields housing plans

Councillors in Nantwich have hit out at detailed plans unveiled for the Kingsley Fields 1,000-home development in the town.

North West Nantwich Consortium already has outline planning permission for the site which borders River Weaver, Waterlode, the A51 and Welshmans Lane.

Willaston Primary Academy to stage firework extravaganza

Willaston Primary Academy to stage firework extravaganza

Willaston Primary is to stage a ‘firework extravaganza’ on Friday October 28.

The event will feature fairground rides as well as hot and cold refreshments, including hot dogs and burgers.

October 17, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope