Archive for February, 2017

Star reveals joy at working on First Hippo on The Moon – Crewe Lyceum

Star reveals joy at working on First Hippo on The Moon – Crewe Lyceum

Les Petits Theatre Company is bringing to life the much-loved children’s picture book, The First Hippo on The Moon, written by David Walliams, at Crewe Lyceum on March 5.

One of the stars Dominic Allen speaks to Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner about the show

RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

RSPCA launch probe after swan injured by shotgun in Cheshire

A swan was found on a South Cheshire canal peppered with shotgun and airgun pellets, the RSPCA has revealed.

The swan was found by a member of the public at Middlewich Canal and taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich.

February 25, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews battle chimney blaze at Nantwich house

Fire crews battle chimney blaze at Nantwich house

Fire crews battled a chimney blaze they found well alight at a house in Nantwich.

Nantwich firefighters were called out to the property on Shrewbridge Road at around 7.30pm tonight (February 23).

February 23, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

Campaigners win battle to stop Hack Green RAF base turning into travellers camp

Campaigners win battle to stop Hack Green RAF base turning into travellers camp

Villagers near Nantwich are celebrating after the Planning Inspectorate dismissed an appeal to turn former RAF camp at Hack Green into a travellers camp.

Applicants representing nine traveller families, known as Hack Green Group, wanted to turn the former camp into nine plots.

February 23, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Sound

Wedding Showcase Event

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February 22, 2017 0 comments Listings
Robbers armed with crowbars raid Shavington Co-op store

Robbers armed with crowbars raid Shavington Co-op store

Armed robbers threatened staff with crowbars and stole cash and cigarettes in a raid on the Co-op store in Shavington earlier today.

Two men pulled up at the store on Rope Lane in a red car, police believe.

February 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Review: Meet The Beatles wows packed Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Meet The Beatles wows packed Nantwich Civic Hall

By Jonathan White
‘Meet The Beatles’ performed at Nantwich Civic Hall in front of a sell-out audience.

Talented acoustic guitar and female vocal duo ‘Chapter Two’ warmed up the audience with a mixture of classic tracks.

Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Hundreds of families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich on the first two weekends of March for the popular lambing event.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college over the past 21 years.

Nantwich restaurant unveils plan to double in size

Nantwich restaurant unveils plan to double in size

A restaurant owner has unveiled plans to double the capacity of his business and secure its future in Nantwich town centre.

Ben Rafferty, of Residence Restaurant and Bar on Mill Street, has submitted plans to transform a courtyard at the back into an eating and drinking destination as part of a £300,000 facelift.

February 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich pupils face fears as class invaded by exotic animals

Nantwich pupils face fears as class invaded by exotic animals

Youngsters in Nantwich faced their fears head on – when they handled exotic animals like snakes, tarantulas and scorpions!

Pupils and staff at Pear Tree Primary in Stapeley were treated to a special visit from Simon Airey, of Corner Exotics in Shrewsbury.

February 21, 2017 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Mayor to stage Salt of The Earth awards

Nantwich Mayor to stage Salt of The Earth awards

Nantwich is to stage the Salt of the Earth Awards for the third consecutive year.

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Andrew Martin is keen to run the awards again which were launched back in 2015 by former Mayor Christine Farrall.

February 21, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Penalty shoot-our saves NHB FC in Crewe FA Sunday Cup

Penalty shoot-our saves NHB FC in Crewe FA Sunday Cup

Premier Division NHB FC needed a penalty shoot out to defeat Division One Sandbach Town in the Crewe FA Sunday Cup.

The game finished 2-2 after extra time.

February 21, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport