Archive for January, 2017

Rallying cry as Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face relegation fight

Rallying cry as Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face relegation fight

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts are facing a relegation scrap after another narrow defeat left them second from bottom.

The Vagrants club – playing in their highest ever league – are now gearing up for a crunch game at home to Dudley Kingswinford this weekend.

January 26, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Nantwich cheese firm FJ Need bought out after 40 years

Nantwich cheese firm FJ Need bought out after 40 years

Nantwich cheese company F.J Need (Foods) has been acquired by Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of dairy products.

Established over 40 years ago, the family-run firm in Worleston includes a cheese cutting, grating and slicing facility, two cheese brands and a distribution fleet.

January 26, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

The RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is thanking supermarket customers for donating £5,000 worth of pet food in just 12 months.

Sainsbury’s, on Middlewich Road, has a drop-off point in the store for people to donate cat and dog food to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre & Cattery.

Former Liverpool star John Aldridge guest at Nantwich Town event

Former Liverpool star John Aldridge guest at Nantwich Town event

Goalscoring legend John Aldridge will be guest speaker at a Nantwich Town fund-raising sports dinner in March.

The former Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers and Northern Ireland striker will be the headliner at the event on Thursday March 23.

January 25, 2017 0 comments Nantwich Town, Sport
Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich wins three top awards

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich wins three top awards

Staff at Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich are celebrating after winning three top awards.

The Yacht Harbour Association awarded the marina business in Church Minshull a Five Gold Anchors Award.

January 25, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Acclaimed author Matthew Hall to visit Nantwich Library

Acclaimed author Matthew Hall to visit Nantwich Library

Acclaimed author Matthew Hall is to visit Nantwich Library next month.

The critically-acclaimed crime fiction writer will be in town on Thursday February 2 at 7pm.

Crewe & Nantwich athletes scoop five trophies in North West finals

Crewe & Nantwich athletes scoop five trophies in North West finals

Young Crewe and Nantwich athletes swept the board with five trophies at the North West Sportshall League Finals in Widnes.

U11s, U13s and U15s teams led the club to victory with five of the six teams beating clubs from around the region.

January 24, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Police arrest driver after car ploughs off A534 into tree near Nantwich

Two men had a miracle escape from this wreckage after a car ploughed off the A534 near Nantwich and into a tree.

But Cheshire Police issued a warning after the incident in Bulkeley after arresting the driver on suspicion of drink driving.

Nantwich Museum scoops Arts Council award

Nantwich Museum scoops Arts Council award

Nantwich Museum has achieved full accreditation under the Arts Council England scheme.

The scheme sets nationally agreed standards for UK museums.

January 24, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich community health projects receive £20,000 boost

Nantwich community health projects receive £20,000 boost

Nantwich community projects are to benefit from £20,000 of funding to boost local health.

Ten community projects shared the pot from Cheshire East Council after an event at Nantwich Civic Hall saw groups pitch their ideas and receive a public vote.

January 23, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Village News
12 tumble dryer fires in three months in Cheshire sparks warning

12 tumble dryer fires in three months in Cheshire sparks warning

Fire crews have warned families in Crewe and Nantwich after 12 fires involving tumble dryers in just three months in Cheshire.

Two fires happened in one day in the latest incidents, one in Crewe and one in Ellesmere Port, on January 17-18.

January 23, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Wistaston couple launch Small Creatures Pet Care business

Wistaston couple launch Small Creatures Pet Care business

An animal-loving Wistaston couple have turned their passion into a new business – Small Creatures Pet Care.

Sarah and Rob Whitehouse moved to South Cheshire seven years ago with their jobs.

January 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Top two draw in Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division

Top two draw in Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division

Nothing could separate the top two who drew in the Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division.

Railway Hotel and AFC Leopard battled out a 0-0 stalemate, allowing teams behind to take advantage.

January 22, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport