Archive for March, 2017

South Cheshire and West Cheshire Colleges merge to create 11,000-student FE body

South Cheshire and West Cheshire Colleges merge to create 11,000-student FE body

South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College have today formally merged to create a new FE College for Cheshire.

The newly formed college, which will have an annual turnover of £40m with more than 11,000 students and 1,300 apprentices, will retain the existing brands of South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College at its campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

Nantwich heavyweight Gorman braced for ‘biggest test’ in London fight

Nantwich heavyweight Gorman braced for ‘biggest test’ in London fight

By Robin Grey
Undefeated Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman says his fight against Dominic Akinlade will be his “biggest test”.

Gorman faces Akinlade at the National Sports Centre in Crystal Palace tomorrow night (April 1).

March 31, 2017 1 comment Other sports, Sport

Shavington High School Reunion – Class of 1987

A Shavington High School Reunion for the Class of 1987 takes place on Saturday 20th May 2017 (7:30pm onwards) at Nantwich Cricket Club, Nantwich CW5 6HP. The 30 year school reunion will be an opportunity to catch up with old school friends who left Shavington High School in May 1987. There is no food or entertainment, just an opportunity to[Read More…]

March 31, 2017 0 comments Listings
Wingate Centre in Wrenbury launches new fundraising appeal

Wingate Centre in Wrenbury launches new fundraising appeal

The Wingate Centre charity in Wrenbury has launched new fundraising appeal.

The Wingate Special Children’s Trust is urging businesses to show support by providing respite and life-enriching holidays for children and young people.

March 30, 2017 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
40 Crewe and Nantwich pupils enjoy Reaseheath graduation

40 Crewe and Nantwich pupils enjoy Reaseheath graduation

Forty pupils from Crewe and Nantwich primary schools enjoyed a taste of what it is like to graduate.

The youngsters attended an amazing graduation ceremony at Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns to Nantwich with debut acts

Very Best in Stand Up comedy returns to Nantwich with debut acts

The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on April 7 with two top acts making their debuts.

The first act of the evening is Paul Myrehaug.

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

Nantwich Choral Society hits right note in sell-out concert

Nantwich Choral Society hits right note in sell-out concert

Music-lovers turned out in force for a spring concert staged by Nantwich Choral Society.

The choir launched their spring and summer programme with a performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah featuring big name singers and the Northern Concordia Orchestra.

Nantwich Town held to goalless draw by Matlock at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Town held to goalless draw by Matlock at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Town bounced back from their shock defeat to Whitby with a battling 0-0 draw at home to Matlock Town.

Phil Parkinson made four changes from the side that lost on Saturday.

March 29, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Appeal for referees by Nantwich community football league

Appeal for referees by Nantwich community football league

Willing whistle blowers are needed in Nantwich as a community football league looks to recruit men – and women – in black.

Leisure Leagues – Europe’s biggest providers of 5 and 6-a-side football – are running courses for budding referees.

March 28, 2017 1 comment Football, Sport
Nantwich Elim Church fitted with public access defibrillator

Nantwich Elim Church fitted with public access defibrillator

Nantwich Elim Church and the Regents Park Business Centre is to become a community of lifesavers.

The site off London Road has been fitted with a public access defibrillator (PAD) and awarded a CPR training kit by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

March 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Van driver seriously hurt in A500 crash near Shavington

Van driver seriously hurt in A500 crash near Shavington

A van driver had to be cut free after being seriously injured in a collision with a HGV on the A500 near Shavington.

The accident forced the closure of the Barthomley bypass section for several hours between Shavington and the M6 junction 16.

March 28, 2017 0 comments Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Two men killed in A525 collision between Nantwich and Whitchurch named by police

Two men killed in A525 collision between Nantwich and Whitchurch named by police

A motorcyclist and pedestrian have been named following a fatal collision on the A525 between Whitchurch and Nantwich.

Walter Stanley Dobrowolski, 67, from Ellerdine, Telford, and Roy Ernest Bundy, 79, from Chester, were pronounced dead at the scene following the incident on Nantwich Road, Broughall.

March 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News