Archive for March, 2017

Nantwich Town 14 games unbeaten after 2-2 with leaders Blyth

Nantwich Town 14 games unbeaten after 2-2 with leaders Blyth

Nantwich Town made it 14 league games unbeaten as they drew 2-2 at home to league leaders Blyth Spartans.

The ding-dong battle at the Weaver Stadium saw both sides take the lead before they settled for a point each in front of 530 thoroughly entertained fans.

March 22, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
M&Co in Nantwich to stage fundraising Fashion Show

M&Co in Nantwich to stage fundraising Fashion Show

Staff at the M&Co store in Nantwich are to host a fashion show in aid of Riding for the Disabled Association.

The event takes place tomorrow (Wednesday March 22) from 7pm at the store on High Street.

Dog trainer and shop boss scoop Reaseheath College apprentice awards

Dog trainer and shop boss scoop Reaseheath College apprentice awards

A dog trainer and manager of an animal feeds shop took top titles at a Reaseheath College awards ceremony celebrating apprenticeships and traineeships.

Sian Howells, 24, who works for WKD Trained Dogs in Stone, was crowned Intermediate Apprentice of the Year.

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men have died after an accident on the A525 at Broughall between Nantwich and Whitchurch.

The incident involved a motorcyclist and pedestrian and happened on Nantwich Road.

New Bentley Rotary gives cash boost to South Cheshire charities

New Bentley Rotary gives cash boost to South Cheshire charities

Members of a new Rotary group at South Cheshire car factory Bentley have given a huge cash boost to charity after staging a ball at Crewe Hall.

The Rotary Club of Bentley Cheshire, founded by employees at the plant in Crewe, welcomed more than 200 people to a Las Vegas-themed evening in the hotel Function Suite.

March 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners fighting new school funding plans in South Cheshire have hit out at MP Edward Timpson for failing to attend a public meeting.

The protest against the proposed National Funding Formula, which could leave Crewe and Nantwich schools at the bottom of the UK funding table, is gathering momentum.

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds expected for Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Record crowds are expected to flock to the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival which marks its 21st anniversary this Easter.

Organisers have been inundated with inquiries after unveiling the final line-up which includes performances by more than 120 bands at venues across town.

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

A charity that donates cuddly toys to distressed children at Leighton Hospital is celebrating a milestone.

Cheshire Freemasons launched their “Teddies for Loving Care” (TLC) scheme for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, 12 years ago.

March 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Crewe & Nantwich athletes excel at U13s and U15s sportshall finals

Crewe & Nantwich athletes excel at U13s and U15s sportshall finals

Young Crewe and Nantwich athletes excelled at the North West sportshall finals for U13s and U15s.

Twenty-one athletes from Crewe & Nantwich AC represented Cheshire as they competed against Greater Manchester, Cumbria, Merseyside and Lancashire.

March 19, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe Ath beat Wistaston to reach Premier Division Cup Final

Crewe Ath beat Wistaston to reach Premier Division Cup Final

Crewe Ath have reached the final of the Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division Cup final after beating Wistaston Ath.

A Josh Clarke goal was enough to see Crewe Ath through in a tightly fought semi-final clash.

March 19, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Oxfam shop gears up for Red Nose Day

Nantwich Oxfam shop gears up for Red Nose Day

Nantwich Oxfam store is ready for Red Nose Day on March 24 – with 10 new Noses in special surprise bags.

This year’s theme is about providing power to make the world a better place simply by having a good time.

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families across Cheshire East took part in a protest march in Sandbach against school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

The march was led by campaign organiser and Nantwich mum and teacher Laura Smith.

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Green-fingered Nantwich apprentices helped to renovate a garden for patients at Leighton Hospital.

The Reaseheath College students teamed up for the project as part of National Apprenticeship Week.