Archive for February, 2017

Nantwich Litter Group backs British Spring Clean campaign

Nantwich Litter Group backs British Spring Clean campaign

Nantwich Litter Group is to set to join the British Spring Clean Weekend run by Keep Britain Tidy.

The national group is encouraging the country to get behind their 2017 campaign during the weekend of March 3-5.

Bunbury pub staff toast two new national awards

Bunbury pub staff toast two new national awards

Staff at Bunbury’s Yew Tree Inn are toasting two new national accolades.

The country inn is the only pub in Cheshire listed among the UK-wide Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs.

February 20, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Woman, 76, killed in car smash in Stapeley, Nantwich

Woman, 76, killed in car smash in Stapeley, Nantwich

A woman was killed when her car careered off a Nantwich road and ploughed into a fence post.

The 76-year-old was driving along Peter Destapleigh Way in Stapeley when the accident happened.

February 20, 2017 1 comment Incident, News, Stapeley
Boxing legend Ricky Hatton “proud” of Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman

Boxing legend Ricky Hatton “proud” of Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman

By Jack Bradley
British boxing legend Ricky Hatton has declared his pride for undefeated Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman.

Gorman, 20, stopped his latest opponent Gorgita Gorgiladze just short of two minutes into the first round at Fenton Manor Sports Complex after flooring the Georgian with brutal body shots.

February 20, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich Jazz Festival organisers promise ‘biggest and best’ yet

Nantwich Jazz Festival organisers promise ‘biggest and best’ yet

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are promising the ‘biggest and best’ yet as the event celebrates its 21st anniversary.

There’s a star-studded line-up to mark the milestone and more pubs and venues across the town will host performances during the Easter weekend, April 13-17.

February 20, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
South Cheshire student raises amazing £22,680 with Christmas lights

South Cheshire student raises amazing £22,680 with Christmas lights

By Jonathan White
A South Cheshire student raised a staggering £22,680 for charity by setting up a Christmas lights display at his family’s farm.

Graham Witter, 22, a final year Business Management degree student, opened the display up to the public at Carters Green Farm in Weston throughout December.

February 19, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with Noise Next Door

Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich with Noise Next Door

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall with a bill that will appeal to all comedy fans.

First act of the night on March 3 is Geoff Norcott.

The Cat FM celebrate two years of broadcasting in South Cheshire

The Cat FM celebrate two years of broadcasting in South Cheshire

Crewe & Nantwich radio station The Cat is celebrating its second year of broadcasting on 107.9 FM.

The station, based at South Cheshire College, was awarded a community radio licence by regulator Ofcom in February 2014.

February 19, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town maintain promotion push with 1-1 draw against Corby

Nantwich Town maintain promotion push with 1-1 draw against Corby

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town moved up to fifth and are seven unbeaten in the league despite a frustrating 1-1 draw with Corby Town at the Weaver Stadium.

Matt Bell opened the scoring two minutes before half time, calmly slotting the ball into the net after excellent play from Joe Mwasile.

February 19, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Wistaston homeowner escapes tumble dryer house blaze

Wistaston homeowner escapes tumble dryer house blaze

A homeowner escaped a house blaze in Wistaston sparked by a tumble dryer.

The incident happened on Tatton Road in the early hours this morning (February 18).

February 18, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Fat Face staff in Nantwich raise £873 for St Luke’s Hospice

Fat Face staff in Nantwich raise £873 for St Luke’s Hospice

Staff at Fat Face in Nantwich raised £873 from their anti-Black Friday campaign and Snowdon trek in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Fat Face boycotted ‘Black Friday’ in 2015 and the company made a statement against the discounting epidemic by creating a bold campaign called “Thanks for Giving”.

February 17, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
Review: Poetry Slam at Axis Art Centre, Crewe

Review: Poetry Slam at Axis Art Centre, Crewe

By Claire Faulkner
If you think reading poetry is boring, then you’ve never been to a slam.

Poets from around the UK came to perform and compete in a lyrical one night stand at The Axis Art Centre in Crewe.

Nantwich property firm is first to cut agent fees before new law

Nantwich property firm is first to cut agent fees before new law

A letting agent in Nantwich is to be the first to abolish agent fees for renters.

Wes Heraty, managing director of Location Location, says the move could save some renters up to £300.

February 17, 2017 1 comment Business, Business