Archive for April, 2017

Nantwich training firm takes education workshops to schools

Nantwich training firm takes education workshops to schools

A specialist education training company in Nantwich has taken its workshops to nearby schools to promote inclusive classrooms.

Connect has developed a series of age appropriate workshops to increase student awareness of the different special educational needs their fellow students may have.

April 29, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich musician Nigel Stonier showcases new album

Nantwich musician Nigel Stonier showcases new album

Nantwich singer songwriter Nigel Stonier has unveiled his new solo album at a preview night in the town.

Stonier’s new album ‘Love And Work’ was showcased at The Crown Ballroom in The Crown Hotel the day before it’s official launch yesterday (April 28).

Former Malbank School pupil to stand for UKIP in General Election

Former Malbank School pupil to stand for UKIP in General Election

A former Malbank School pupil has been chosen as the UKIP Parliamentary candidate for Crewe and Nantwich in June’s General Election.

Cllr Michael Stanley was born in Crewe to a family that ran a number of pubs in Crewe from the 1970s to the late 1990s.

April 29, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Parkinson and Sorvel quit Nantwich Town to join Altrincham

Parkinson and Sorvel quit Nantwich Town to join Altrincham

Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson has left the club to join fellow Evo-Stik Premier Division side Altrincham.

The move comes less than 72 hours after Nantwich narrowly lost out in the Evo-Stik play offs against Spennymoor.

April 28, 2017 1 comment Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds could be installed around Barony Park in Nantwich to stop travellers “plaguing” the town, a council boss has revealed.

The plan emerged as Cheshire East Council chiefs face a rising tide of unofficial traveller camps being set up on public land.

April 28, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson has been formerly re-adopted by the Conservative Party to bid for the Crewe & Nantwich seat in June’s General Election.

Mr Timpson will be looking to secure his third election victory in the constituency.

April 28, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Grieving Nantwich couple fundraise for hospice after baby son’s death

Grieving Nantwich couple fundraise for hospice after baby son’s death

A Nantwich couple are to fundraise for a hospice which looked after their tiny baby after his tragic death.

Jessica and Neil Forbes were devastated after little Johnny, born 23 weeks premature weighing just 1lb 5oz, died just a few days old.

April 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich motorcyclists join 450 at Sandbach Transport Festival

Nantwich motorcyclists join 450 at Sandbach Transport Festival

By Jonathan White
Nantwich motorcyclists joined hundreds of others for a parade at the 27th Sandbach Transport Festival.

The free event included a large vehicle display with trucks, classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, bicycles, a stage performance area and children’s funfair on Scotch Common car park.

Willaston family to stage fashion show in memory of tragic daughter

Willaston family to stage fashion show in memory of tragic daughter

A Willaston family who’s daughter died from a heart defect aged just 22, are to stage a fund-raising Fashion Show in her memory to try and save other lives.

Funds raised will go towards the Ceri Palmer (nee Howells) Memorial Fund and help pay for heart screenings of young people.

April 27, 2017 3 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Square One keep Premier Division title on hold again for Railway Hotel

Square One keep Premier Division title on hold again for Railway Hotel

Square One spoiled Railway Hotel’s Premier Division title celebrations with a late winner.

A second half goal from Danny Griggs was enough to see Square One beat Wistaston Ath 1-0, and keep Railway Hotel from lifting the crown.

April 27, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Two top comedy acts make Nantwich debut in Very Best in Stand-Up

Two top comedy acts make Nantwich debut in Very Best in Stand-Up

Two top comedy acts will make a Nantwich debut as The Very Best In Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on May 5.

Irish funnyman Chris Kent is first up for his debut after making waves on the English circuit since relocating from his native Cork.

Nantwich Town promotion hopes ended in play-off defeat by Spennymoor

Nantwich Town promotion hopes ended in play-off defeat by Spennymoor

Nantwich Town’s bid for promotion came to a disappointing end with a 2-0 play-off defeat away at Spennymoor.

The Dabbers made the play-offs for the first time in eight years and were aiming to earn promotion to Conference North.

April 26, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table boosted by £200 Willaston donation

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table boosted by £200 Willaston donation

A birthday bash at Willaston Club helped raise £200 for Crewe and Nantwich Round Table.

The event was staged by the former Mayor and Mayoress of Crewe and Nantwich, Brian Silvester and Sheila Davies.

April 26, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope