Archive for November, 2016

Council bollards stop lorry drivers defecating in Nantwich lay-by

Council bollards stop lorry drivers defecating in Nantwich lay-by

Mucky truckers have been blocked by council chiefs from parking in a Nantwich lay-by and defecating in a field near homes.

Lorry drivers had been using the parking area off the A530 Middlewich Road close to the Rising Sun pub as a stopover.

November 27, 2016 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Nantwich Town boss Parkinson blasts team after Shaw Lane defeat

Nantwich Town boss Parkinson blasts team after Shaw Lane defeat

Phil Parkinson slammed his Nantwich Town for “capitulating” in their FA Trophy 3-1 defeat away at Shaw Lane.

The Dabbers boss spoke out after watching his team humbled by the Division One South side in South Yorkshire.

November 27, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Tarporley rider triumphs at Dodson & Horrell Championship

Tarporley rider triumphs at Dodson & Horrell Championship

Tarporley rider Campbell Thompson scooped a win at the Dodson & Horrell National Minor Veteran Riders Championship in Liverpool. Campbell notched up his first Championship win on board Rubiroso JX, a 12-year-old chestnut gelding owned by Keith Shore, at one of the premier showjumping events on the calendar. He beat thirty-three other combinations, securing victory from a six strong jump-off.[Read More…]

November 26, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich Singers Christmas concert to be held in St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Singers Christmas concert to be held in St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Singers are to stage a Christmas concert in St Mary’s Church on Saturday December 10.

The performance, called “This is the Truth” is taken from the words of an old English folk carol which Vaughan Williams used to open his “Fantasia on Christmas Carols”.

Rotary unveil dates for Santa’s Christmas Sleigh visits in Nantwich

Rotary unveil dates for Santa’s Christmas Sleigh visits in Nantwich

The Nantwich Rotary Christmas Sleigh with Santa on board will be making its annual visit to the streets of Nantwich soon.

The Sleigh’s fund-raising journey will cover 3,000 houses from December 5 to December 19.

November 26, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich dance star AJ Pritchard talks about his Strictly experience

Nantwich dance star AJ Pritchard talks about his Strictly experience

Former Nantwich student AJ Pritchard is wowing millions of Strictly fans every week – a far cry from his days studying at Brine Leas School.

So Nantwichnews reporter Jessica Dallison caught up with him to see how he is coping with his new-found fame.

November 25, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Scrooge yobs damage Nantwich’s Christmas tree and steal decorations

Scrooge yobs damage Nantwich’s Christmas tree and steal decorations

Miserly yobs in Nantwich have vandalised the town square’s Christmas tree and stolen decorations – just days after they were unveiled to thousands at the Lights Switch-on event.

Angry councillors and staff hit out at the offenders for putting a dampener on the festive spirits.

November 24, 2016 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Santa Dash on December 11 in aid of Hope House

Nantwich Santa Dash on December 11 in aid of Hope House

Nantwich Santa Dash will be held on December 11 to help raise funds for Hope House.

Scores of Santas young and old will dress in red coats and beards and charge through Nantwich town centre.

Nantwich Fat Face staff reach new heights with Snowdon fundraiser

Nantwich Fat Face staff reach new heights with Snowdon fundraiser

Fat Face staff in Nantwich climbed to new heights when they conquered Snowdon to raise cash for St Luke’s Hospice.

Four members of the team from the shop on High Street joined up to take on the fund-raising effort.

November 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town winning run ended by 4-1 defeat at Buxton

Nantwich Town winning run ended by 4-1 defeat at Buxton

By Jack Jones
Nantwich Town slipped to their first league defeat since August and first away defeat of the season, beaten 4-1 away at fellow promotion chasers Buxton.

It started well for the Dabbers as they forged ahead through a Ryan Brooke goal after seven minutes.

November 23, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Canal volunteers in Nantwich celebrate 100th work party

Canal volunteers in Nantwich celebrate 100th work party

Canal enthusiasts near Nantwich have celebrated a milestone in helping maintain South Cheshire’s waterways.

Members of the Shropshire Union Middlewich Branch Adopters (SUMBA) celebrated their 100th volunteer canal work party at Aqueduct Marina, Church Minshull.

November 22, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Yew Tree in Bunbury to stage antiques valuation nights

Yew Tree in Bunbury to stage antiques valuation nights

Antiques expert Mark Littler has teamed up with award-winning Bunbury pub Yew Tree Inn to host a series of valuation evenings.

Mark will be on hand between 4pm and 7pm each Monday until December 19 to value customers’ antiques free of charge.

November 22, 2016 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Four men jailed for 30 years for robbery at Nantwich jewellers

Four men jailed for 30 years for robbery at Nantwich jewellers

Four men have been jailed total of 30 years after pleading guilty to robbery at a Nantwich jewellers.

Lewis Chalmers, Patrick Massey, Darren McAndrew and Joseph Schofield raided Moody’s Jewellers on Pillory Street after smashing a hole in the front window using a sword and a drain grid.

November 22, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News