Archive for January, 2017

Thousands expected for Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ event

Thousands expected for Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ event

Organisers of the popular Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are once again keeping an eye on the weather ahead of this month’s event.

Holly Holy Day takes place on Saturday January 28, with thousands expected to gather to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the bloody battle of 400 years ago.

January 5, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Former Nantwich Town player Cohen Bramall joins Premier League Arsenal

Former Nantwich Town player Cohen Bramall joins Premier League Arsenal

Former Nantwich Town youngster Cohen Bramall has made the giant leap to the Premier League after signing for Arsenal.

The 20-year-old left-back, originally from South Cheshire, played for the Dabbers before joining Hednesford Town.

January 5, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crews tackle fires on Welsh Row in Nantwich and Bunbury

Crews tackle fires on Welsh Row in Nantwich and Bunbury

Fire crews were called to a small blaze in the historic Cheshire Cat restaurant in Nantwich.

Three appliances responded after a fire broke out in an electrical heater at the venue on Welsh Row.

January 4, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Incident, News, Village News
Police release e-fit of man wanted for alleyway sex attack on girl, 13

Police release e-fit of man wanted for alleyway sex attack on girl, 13

An e-fit of a man being hunted in connection with a sex attack on a teenage girl in South Cheshire has been released by police.

This is the man officers want to speak to after the assault on a 13-year-old girl in an alleyway in Crewe.

January 4, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Singers appeal to Gilbert and Sullivan fans

Nantwich Singers appeal to Gilbert and Sullivan fans

The Nantwich Singers are appealing to lovers of Gilbert and Sullivan to join in a workshop and one-off performance.

The group will be staging the “Come and Sing” (or hear!) Pirates of Penzance” event on February 25 in St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Nantwich jeweller’s diamond donation raises £4,000 for Cancer Research

Nantwich jeweller’s diamond donation raises £4,000 for Cancer Research

A Nantwich jeweller has been in sparkling form after helping raise more than £4,000 for cancer research – thanks to a diamond raffle!

C H Moody & Son, on Pillory Street, donated a diamond pendant and earrings for a raffle held by Cancer Research UK.

January 4, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Drink driving arrests in December doubles in Crewe and Nantwich

Drink driving arrests in December doubles in Crewe and Nantwich

The number of people arrested for drink driving over Christmas has almost doubled in Crewe an Nantwich area.

Shocking figures from Cheshire Police today more than 250 people were nabbed across the county for allegedly drink and drug driving in December.

January 3, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich grandfather earns MBE for services to Wrenbury Wingate Centre

Nantwich grandfather earns MBE for services to Wrenbury Wingate Centre

A grandfather of four is celebrating after receiving the MBE for services to a children’s charity and the Nantwich community.

Geoff Parsons received the honour for his long service to the Wingate Special Children’s Trust, as well as Nantwich Rotary and Guy Harvey Youth Centre.

Nantwich Town start 2017 with home defeat by Stafford Rangers

Nantwich Town start 2017 with home defeat by Stafford Rangers

Nantwich Town started 2017 with a 1-0 defeat at home to Stafford Rangers.

A defensive error allowed Izak Reid to score the only goal after 34 minutes, before Nantwich keeper Dave Parton was sent off.

January 2, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Reaseheath College carves out new qualifications for butchers

Reaseheath College carves out new qualifications for butchers

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has hooked a first for the north west – by launching new qualifications for butchers.

Level 2 and Level 3 Butchery Apprenticeships now offered at the college have been redeveloped by employers supported by Food and Drink Qualifications (FDQ).

January 2, 2017 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Former Shavington High pupil tackles gruelling Antarctic expedition

Former Shavington High pupil tackles gruelling Antarctic expedition

A former Shavington High pupil is part of a team tackling a gruelling Antarctic expedition in aid of ABF Soldiers charity.

Chris Brooke and the SPEAR17 team are attempting to finish Henry Worsley’s expedition, transversing 1,100 miles across Antarctica.

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January 1, 2017 0 comments Listings