Archive for February, 2017

Former politician Michael Portillo to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Former politician Michael Portillo to perform at Crewe Lyceum

Former politician and historian Michael Portillo visits Crewe Lyceum on Monday March 6.

The ex-Tory Minister will run his new show “Life: A Game of Two Halves” where he’ll share life stories and experiences of politics, travel and more.

Nantwich students team up to help abandoned dog Tilly

Nantwich students team up to help abandoned dog Tilly

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich have joined forces to help a young abandoned dog in desperate need of veterinary care.

Tilly the cross bred terrier is being fostered by Reaseheath lecturer Emma Caskie while she waits for two life-changing operations to ease painful knee joints.

February 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Malbank School to host “Blind Date” by Les Bordeliques

Malbank School to host “Blind Date” by Les Bordeliques

Malbank School is to stage a showing of “Blind Date” by Les Bordéliques.

The French-Canadian company, featuring former Cirque du Soleil performers, bring their madcap new show to Nantwich on Saturday March 11.

Wistaston Rose Queen stages Fashion Show for charity

Wistaston Rose Queen stages Fashion Show for charity

By Jonathan White
A charity fashion show run by Wistaston Rose Queen raised almost £1,000.

The Fashion Show & Sale took place in St Mary’s Church Hall, in Wistaston.

February 27, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich fire crews to stage car wash to raise charity cash

Nantwich fire crews to stage car wash to raise charity cash

Firefighters in Nantwich are hoping to swap buckets of water for buckets of cash.

They are getting ready to roll up their sleeves to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity annual car wash.

Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds of families across Cheshire East gathered in Nantwich today to protest at school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

Teachers and parents in Nantwich and Crewe fear the new NFF will see Cheshire East worse off, facing a 4.5% cut in budgets over the next two years.

Railway Hotel march on in Presidents Cup with 6-0 win over Willaston

Railway Hotel march on in Presidents Cup with 6-0 win over Willaston

Premier League and Division One leaders both secured victories in the Crewe Regional Sunday Presidents Cup.

Railway Hotel cruised through by thrashing Willaston WS 6-0.

February 26, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Choral Society unveils new programme of shows

Nantwich Choral Society unveils new programme of shows

Nantwich Choral Society has unveiled a programme featuring some of the country’s best-known classical performers.

Rehearsals are in full swing for an early Easter concert including big name singers and the Northern Concordia Orchestra at Nantwich Civic Hall on March 26.

Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

Nantwich History Tour book unveiled by Paul Hurley

A new 96-page book called Nantwich History Tour will take readers on a journey to the town’s earliest days.

The publication, by Paul Hurley, explores the oldest of the three Cheshire Wiches or Wyches and its historical importance.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town beat fellow promotion chasers Hednesford

Nantwich Town beat fellow promotion chasers Hednesford

Nantwich Town came from behind to win 2-1 at fellow promotion rivals Hednesford Town at Keys Park.

They had fallen behind in the 2nd minute when Danny Glover finished clinically.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Brine Leas School welcomes businesses to Careers Convention

Brine Leas School welcomes businesses to Careers Convention

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to business, industry, FE and HE for its annual and largest Careers Convention.

Forty establishments from local and national employers, training and apprenticeship providers were present.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Museum to celebrate Pancake Day

Nantwich Museum to celebrate Pancake Day

Nantwich Museum is celebrating Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday February 28.

Pancakes and refreshments will be available from 11am until 1pm in the Millennium Gallery at the Pillory Street venue.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Malbank pupils awarded £200 by Asda Community Champion

Malbank pupils awarded £200 by Asda Community Champion

Staff and students from Malbank School and Sixth Form College’s technology department have been awarded a £200 grant from Asda.

The Nantwich pupils have benefited from the supermarket’s Community Champion scheme.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News, Schools & Colleges