Archive for March, 2017

34th South Cheshire Militaire held at Malbank School, Nantwich

34th South Cheshire Militaire held at Malbank School, Nantwich

By Jonathan White
The 34th annual South Cheshire Militaire show took place at the new venue of Malbank School & Sixth Form College in Nantwich.

The show is organised by the South Cheshire Military Modelling Club and included scale-model Army, Navy and Air Force club displays.

TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience

TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience


A panto by The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) helped to raise almost £800 for South Cheshire causes.

The pantomime ‘Cinderella’ was held at St Andrews Church Hall, on Bedford Street, Crewe.

March 4, 2017 0 comments Charity news, News
Nantwich commuters urged to sign up to “cycling to work” week

Nantwich commuters urged to sign up to “cycling to work” week

Commuters in Nantwich are being urged to swap four wheels for two and take part in a week-long “cycle to work” campaign.

Cyclists who regularly cycle to work can take part in Ride to Work week runs from March 13-19.

March 3, 2017 0 comments Environment, Health, News
Mornflake backs Change4Life campaign to slash kids’ sugar consumption

Mornflake backs Change4Life campaign to slash kids’ sugar consumption

South Cheshire firm Mornflake is supporting Change4Life in a bid to slash the amount of sugar consumed by the region’s schoolchildren.

The company, founded in 1675 and known worldwide for its oat-based breakfasts, backed the initiative after it launched a new sugar-free granola.

March 3, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society get ready for Lyceum show

Crewe Amateur Musicals Society get ready for Lyceum show

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Amateur Musicals Society are busy rehearsing for their next Crewe Lyceum show ‘Whistle Down The Wind’.

The group will be performing the show between March 15-18.

Man, 19, jailed for life over South Cheshire murder of Stephen O’Brien

Man, 19, jailed for life over South Cheshire murder of Stephen O’Brien

A 19-year-old Crewe man was jailed for life today for stabbing his South Cheshire victim to death through the heart.

Oliver Dabbs was found guilty of the murder of Stephen O’Brien, 51, following a 14-day trial at Chester Crown Court.

March 2, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich healthcare firm pioneers acupuncture treatment for women

Nantwich healthcare firm pioneers acupuncture treatment for women

A health and wellbeing Nantwich firm is offering pioneering acupuncture treatment to women struggling to cope with the menopause.

Ctchealthcare has launched the treatment for ‘time of life’ and hormonal issues at its Nantwich clinic on Beam Heath Way after welcoming specialist Dr Panos Barlas to its team.

March 2, 2017 0 comments Business, Business

Charity Oxfam Books Nantwich

If you can pop along to the Oxfam Books and Music shop at 21 Pepper Street, you will find two very different donations. Firstly we have over 200 lovely Folio books – mostly Literature or History, with another 200 Folios to be put out later. Then we have a SIGNED Manchesterr United football shirt in a very good frame. The[Read More…]

March 2, 2017 0 comments Listings
More than 93% offered first choice school in Cheshire East, figures show

More than 93% offered first choice school in Cheshire East, figures show

More than 93% of parents in Cheshire East have been offered their first choice secondary school, today’s 2017 admissions figures show.

This is 9.6% better than the 2016 national average of 84.1%.

Nantwich Town thump Warrington 4-1 to move second from top

Nantwich Town thump Warrington 4-1 to move second from top

Nantwich Town extended their unbeaten run in the league to nine games beating Warrington Town 4-1 at the Weaver Stadium.

The Dabbers won the game by half-time with three unanswered goals.

March 1, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Almost 2,500 tickets issued in Cheshire on drivers using mobile phones

Almost 2,500 tickets issued in Cheshire on drivers using mobile phones

More than 2,400 motorists have been caught by Cheshire Police driving while using a mobile phone so far in 2016-17.

The startling figures were released on the day penalties issued for such an offence double in severity.

March 1, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News