Archive for December, 2016

Nantwich Rotary raises £1,800 for earthquake-hit Nepal school

Nantwich Rotary raises £1,800 for earthquake-hit Nepal school

The Rotary Club of Nantwich has helped to raise £1,800 for a school in Nepal.

The Nantwich club, officially ‘twinned’ with the Rotary Club of the Himalayan Gurkhas, will help fund a water and sanitation block for 25 children and staff of Golmaraja Lower Secondary School.

December 20, 2016 0 comments Charity news, News
College headteacher from Nantwich steps down after 18 years

College headteacher from Nantwich steps down after 18 years

College pupils paid tribute to their headteacher from Nantwich who is stepping down after 18 years.

Roisin Maguire has produced amazing results during her time leading St Joseph’s College in Stoke-on-Trent.

December 19, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Olympic heroes granted Freedom of the Borough

Nantwich Olympic heroes granted Freedom of the Borough

Nantwich Olympic heroes Bryony Page and Andy Small have been honoured with Cheshire East’s Freedom of the Borough status.

Also honoured was Sir Philip Craven, now living in Cheshire, who is President of the International Olympic Committee and has played a key role in Team GB’s Paralympics success.

December 19, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Woman seriously injured in two-car crash in Wistaston

Woman seriously injured in two-car crash in Wistaston

A woman was badly injured in a two-car collision on Nantwich Road in Wistaston.

Fire crews, police and paramedics were called out to the incident.

December 19, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Sydney Arms close in on Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel

Sydney Arms close in on Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel

Sydney Arms closed the gap on Crewe Sunday Regional Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel with victory by 4-1 over AFC Barkode.

The victory was secured with goals from Caine Mellor (2), Aidie Socha and Mike Chesters.

December 19, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Police and pub owners warning over fake ID

Nantwich Police and pub owners warning over fake ID

Pub bosses across Nantwich have backed a police campaign to clamp down on underage customers using fake ID.

The initiative, called ‘Fake ID? Real Consequence”, aims to warn those trying to gain access to licensed premises and buy alcohol by using fake ID or someone else’s ID.

December 19, 2016 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum to stage Winter Workshops for kids

Nantwich Museum to stage Winter Workshops for kids

Nantwich Museum is to stage Winter Workshops for youngsters on Christmas holidays.

They will take place at the Pillory Street venue Museum on December 28 and 29.

December 18, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton

Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
A Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton helped light up the village near Nantwich.

There was a grand opening with a guest appearance from Father Christmas, a ‘Candlelit Concert of Christmas Past’ by the Gallery Singers of Shrewsbury and an open event with prize raffle and light refreshments.

December 18, 2016 0 comments Acton, Village News
Nantwich author launches debut novel, Daisychains

Nantwich author launches debut novel, Daisychains

Nantwich author Anita Lounsbach has unveiled her debut novel, Daisychains, at the age of 77.

The book explores the complexities and nature of people, where there is no such thing as an ordinary person.

December 18, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich in Bloom team honoured for Gold award

Nantwich in Bloom team honoured for Gold award

Volunteers who run Nantwich in Bloom group have been honoured for helping the town scoop another Gold award.

North West judges of the prestigious Britain in Bloom competition were once again bowled over by Nantwich’s floral look.

December 17, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town 0-0 Frickley Athletic – match abandoned by fog

Nantwich Town 0-0 Frickley Athletic – match abandoned by fog

By Steven Dale
Nantwich Town and Frickley Athletic will play again after their game was abandoned because of fog just four minutes into the second half.

Thick fog swept across the pitch making it almost impossible for players to see each other.

December 17, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Plans to extend Nantwich Civic Hall unveiled

Plans to extend Nantwich Civic Hall unveiled

Plans have been unveiled to extend Nantwich Civic Hall – including a glass overhead walkway linking to the library next door.

Nantwich Town Council, which now owns the hall, hopes the £1.2million two-storey rear extension to the Civic Hall will provide a range of benefits to the community.

December 16, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Crewe and Nantwich homeowners light up for Christmas!

Crewe and Nantwich homeowners light up for Christmas!

Scores of Nantwich and Crewe householders have been entering into the Christmas spirit once more with these amazing lights displays.

Nantwichnews photographer Jonathan White scoured the local streets to feature these festive fun homes.

December 16, 2016 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News