Archive for December, 2016

Police hunt armed robber who targeted Nantwich store

Police hunt armed robber who targeted Nantwich store

A masked robber is being hunted by police after reports of a Nantwich shop assistant being threatened with a gun.

The incident happened at the Premier Convenience Store on Arnold Street.

December 31, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
George Formby Ukulele Society stages Christmas concert

George Formby Ukulele Society stages Christmas concert

By Jonathan White
The South Cheshire ‘George Formby’ Ukulele Society was in fine fettle at its Christmas concert in Wistaston.

The concert at the village Memorial Hall, included group, duet and solo ukulele performances.

December 31, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Back to Bacharach line up Crewe Lyceum performance in 2017

Back to Bacharach line up Crewe Lyceum performance in 2017

Back to Bacharach is lining up a performance at the Lyceum in Crewe on February 4.

The group celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century.

RSPCA centre in Nantwich inundated with budgies

RSPCA centre in Nantwich inundated with budgies

Staff at the RSPCA centre in Nantwich are appealing for bird-lovers to get in touch after becoming inundated with budgies.

The Stapeley Grange centre on London Road currently has 21 budgies at the centre.

December 28, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Stapeley
Nantwich Town suffer Boxing Day blues in Workington defeat

Nantwich Town suffer Boxing Day blues in Workington defeat

Nantwich Town fell to a Boxing Day defeat on the road at Workington, going down 3-1 at Borough Park.

The Dabbers started slowly and they fell behind to a swirling free kick from Jake Simpson after 14 minutes.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

A woman was taken to hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Bulkeley near Nantwich on Christmas Day.

The blaze involving logs near a wood burning stove happened at a property on Wrexham Road at around 2.30am on Christmas Day.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Incident, News, Village News
Wybunbury Delves staff celebrate Ofsted report

Wybunbury Delves staff celebrate Ofsted report

Wybunbury Delves staff are celebrating their latest Ofsted report that finds the school continues to be ‘good’.

Inspectors also highlighted the primary school’s “unique, nurturing and inspirational atmosphere”.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Schools & Colleges, Village News, Wybunbury
Reaseheath students enjoy “Let it Glow” Christmas Ball in Nantwich

Reaseheath students enjoy “Let it Glow” Christmas Ball in Nantwich

Reaseheath College students finished the term in style with a festive “Let it Glow” Christmas Ball at the college’s Nantwich campus.

More than 500 students partied at a ‘sell out’ black tie disco in the student bar at the specialist land-based college.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Reaseheath & Worleston, Village News
RSPCA staff in Nantwich seek new home for abandoned kittens

RSPCA staff in Nantwich seek new home for abandoned kittens

RSPCA staff in Nantwich are hoping to provide a purrfect Christmas for these abandoned kittens – a new home.

Six-month-old Marvin was dumped in the street with his mum and brothers in Sandbach in July this year.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Right at Home South Cheshire to create 40 new jobs

Right at Home South Cheshire to create 40 new jobs

Care company Right at Home South Cheshire is to create 40 new jobs amid plans to expand services across Nantwich, Crewe, Middlewich and surrounding villages.

The organisation provides care to people in their own homes.

December 26, 2016 5 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Academy youngster wins Mayor’s Christmas card contest

Nantwich Academy youngster wins Mayor’s Christmas card contest

Artistic Nantwich Academy pupil Jaymes Canvin was all smiles when he won the Mayor’s Christmas Card Design competition.

Jaymes focused on St Mary’s Church in his festive design, alongside a couple of traditional Christmas characters.

December 26, 2016 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Crib service in Nantwich attracts thousands of visitors

Crib service in Nantwich attracts thousands of visitors

By Jonathan White
The annual Crib Service at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich pulled in more than 2,000 visitors.

This re-telling of the Christmas story was performed with a modern twist three times by a mixture of adults, young people and children at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm.

December 26, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Ex rugby star Mark Cueto unveils Reaseheath’s new sports pitch

Ex rugby star Mark Cueto unveils Reaseheath’s new sports pitch

Former England rugby star Mark Cueto was on hand to unveil Reaseheath College’s state-of-the-art sporting facilities.

Cueto looked on as the college hosted a rugby tournament for local secondary schools to mark the official opening.

December 23, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Rugby, Sport