Archive for April, 2017

Mornflake celebrates 10th year as Nantwich Food Festival sponsor

Mornflake celebrates 10th year as Nantwich Food Festival sponsor

Mornflake is celebrating its 10th year as a major sponsor and exhibitor at the crowd-pulling Nantwich Food Festival.

The Crewe-based breakfast company will have a high profile at the event September 1-3, when it unveils the Mornflake Food Hall on the Bowling Green car-park.

April 20, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Award nominee singer Anna Madsen heads for Nantwich

Award nominee singer Anna Madsen heads for Nantwich

Musical award nominee Anna Madsen is heading to Nantwich for a live performance next week.

The New England Music Award nominee is embarking on her ‘Whisper’ tour which brings her to The Studio venue on April 29.

Vol Fest – One Big Cheer For The Volunteer

Celebrating all things volunteering, Vol Fest is a FREE big fun filled afternoon out for all the family. Enjoy a day of activities, games, fair rides, food, music and live performances in the warm summer sun and discover what volunteering means for our Cheshire East communities. July 1st 2017 – Congleton Park – 1pm -5:30pm – FREE ENTRY Full details[Read More…]

April 20, 2017 0 comments Listings
Review: Jasper Carrott’s ‘Stand Up and Rock!’ at Crewe Lyceum rocks

Review: Jasper Carrott’s ‘Stand Up and Rock!’ at Crewe Lyceum rocks

Television helped Jasper Carrott hit the heights of fame back in the 1980s.

He was one of those comedians one remembers as being likeable and funny – but without really knowing why!

Roads re-open after police talk man down from former Crewe baths roof

Roads re-open after police talk man down from former Crewe baths roof

Roads around Flag Lane in Crewe have re-opened after police talked a man down from the roof of the former swimming baths.

A 24-year-old man was in a stand-off with police for almost seven hours as he stayed on the roof between 7am and 2pm.

April 19, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich Town boss says Dabbers in “fantastic position” despite defeat

Nantwich Town boss says Dabbers in “fantastic position” despite defeat

Nantwich Town boss Phil Parkinson has shrugged off defeat by Workington as the Dabbers face their final two make-or-break league games.

The Dabbers lost 1-0 in their final home game of the regular season to Workington after a Jack Ryan header earned the visitors a smash-and-grab victory.

April 19, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Hack Green Secret Bunker hosts “Soviet Threat” event

Hack Green Secret Bunker hosts “Soviet Threat” event

By Jonathan White
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker near Nantwich took visitors back in time over the Easter weekend.

‘The Soviet Threat’ event recreated what life was like either side of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Nantwich children’s nurseries boosted by £750,000 free places funding

Two nurseries near Nantwich are among five to share more than £745,000 of government funding to boost free nursery places.

Rope Green Farm Day Nursery in Willaston, and Bramley Hedge Day Nursery in Bunbury, are to benefit from the capital funding.

Edward Timpson faces fight over Crewe & Nantwich seat on June 8 election

Edward Timpson faces fight over Crewe & Nantwich seat on June 8 election

Edward Timpson is facing a battle to retain his Crewe & Nantwich seat at the snap General Election called by Theresa May.

But a spokesman for the MP said today he is “relishing the challenge” and supports the Prime Minister’s decision to hold the election on June 8.

April 18, 2017 2 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Police hail success of Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival

Nantwich Police have hailed the 21st Nantwich Jazz Festival as a success with just seven arrests during the five-day event.

Tens of thousands packed in to the town to watch more than 100 live performances at dozens of venues.

April 18, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Square One to face Crewe Ath in Premier Division Cup Final

Square One to face Crewe Ath in Premier Division Cup Final

Square One made it through to the final of the Crewe Regional Premier Division Cup where they will face Crewe Ath.

Square One beat AFC Barkode 3-0 in the semi-finals with all the goals coming in the second half through Dodd (2) and Griggs.

April 16, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ rolls in to Crewe Lyceum

‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ rolls in to Crewe Lyceum

The timeless children’s tale “We’re Going On A Bear Hunt” which has been adapted for stage, plays at Crewe Lyceum later this month.

It arrives in South Cheshire on April 24-25 after its smash-hit West End and international tours.

14 Nantwich schools compete in art and handwriting contest

14 Nantwich schools compete in art and handwriting contest

All 14 Nantwich primary schools are participating in the Rotary Club of Nantwich Primary School Art and Handwriting Competition.

For the fourth year running, Edward Timpson MP will present £850 worth of prizes at Nantwich Museum on May 13.