Archive for May, 2017

Former Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured for 23 years service

Former Nantwich Museum volunteer honoured for 23 years service

A former Nantwich Museum volunteer was honoured for his 23 years’ service when he re-visited the Pillory Street venue.

Allan Whatley, now aged 104, was presented with a painting of Nantwich Medieval Market by chair of the museum trust Nick Dyer in recognition of his service.

May 29, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Chris & Pui bring CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum

Chris & Pui bring CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum

Chris & Pui bring their hit CBeebies family show to Crewe Lyceum this week.

The production features songs, comedy sketches, a dash of magic and heaps of joining in on Thursday June 1 at 11am and 2pm.

Hundreds line streets for Nantwich ‘Weaver Wander’ classic car parade

Hundreds line streets for Nantwich ‘Weaver Wander’ classic car parade

Vintage vehicle fans crammed Nantwich’s streets for the ever-popular Weaver Wander classic car parade.

Wonderful vehicles of all shapes, sizes, colours and eras took part in the event, organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary.

May 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
BMX bike fans flock from around UK for annual “Chesh-Air” cycling event

BMX bike fans flock from around UK for annual “Chesh-Air” cycling event

By Jonathan White
Old school BMX bike fans converged on South Cheshire for a social ride.

More than 50 people travelled from around the UK – from Nantwich to Norwich – for the annual ‘Chesh-Air’ event, organised by the ‘Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX’ group.

Nantwich Choral Society celebrates 60th anniversary of twin town Macon link

Nantwich Choral Society celebrates 60th anniversary of twin town Macon link

Nantwich Choral Society is celebrating the 60th anniversary of special twinning links between Crewe and Nantwich and Macon in France. Choir members travelled to Macon to perform a concert with their French counterparts as part of an exchange commemorating their long friendship and love of music. They joined L’Ensemble Arpege de Macon yesterday (May 27) in presenting John Rutter’s masterpiece[Read More…]

May 28, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News
Very Best in Stand Up returns for final Nantwich show of summer

Very Best in Stand Up returns for final Nantwich show of summer

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 2 before taking a 12-week summer break.

And promoters have lined four class acts for the show in Danny McLoughlin, Matt Reed, Julian Deane, and headliner Nathan Caton.

Nantwich student picked for Nepal placement by Raleigh International Trust

Nantwich student picked for Nepal placement by Raleigh International Trust

A Nantwich student has been selected to volunteer in Nepal on an International Citizen Service (ICS) placement.

Grace Tripp, a South Cheshire College graphic design student, will be travelling to Makwanpur in central Nepal for 10 weeks in June.

Second annual Nantwich Film Festival hailed big success

Second annual Nantwich Film Festival hailed big success

Film fans flocked to Nantwich for the town’s second annual Nantwich Film festival – which included a vintage mobile cinema!

The event took place between May 15-21, with a series of screenings and talks at various venues including the Civic Hall and Nantwich Bookshop.

Cheshire Police step up security for Chester Races after Manchester bombing

Cheshire Police step up security for Chester Races after Manchester bombing

Cheshire Police are stepping up security at Chester Races tomorrow after the terrorist bomb at Manchester Arena killed 22 people, including Cheshire officer Elaine McIver.

The force says there will be extra security measures in place as around 25,000 racegoers are expected to attend the races.

May 26, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Britain’s top Medieval knights to descend on Beeston Castle

Medieval knights are set to descend on Beeston Castle near Nantwich this weekend for a jousting competition.

The sights and sounds of the 13th century will be on offer over the Bank Holiday weekend, as English Heritage invites visitors to step back in time.

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50th anniversary

Nantwich Civic Society celebrates 50th anniversary

Members of Nantwich Civic Society have celebrated the organisation’s 50th anniversary at the town’s museum.

The society was formed half a century ago by enlightened Nantwich residents, worried by the demolition of many historic buildings.

May 24, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Environment, News
Dog owners invited to mass dog walk along Shropshire Union Canal

Dog owners invited to mass dog walk along Shropshire Union Canal

Dogs and owners across South Cheshire are invited to join a mass morning dog walk from Audlem Mill.

The walk will take place along the Shropshire Union Canal this Saturday June 3, starting at 10am.

Cheshire care company moves to bigger premises in Nantwich

Cheshire care company moves to bigger premises in Nantwich

A care company in Cheshire is celebrating 10 years in business with a move to bigger premises in Nantwich.

Home Instead Senior Care has moved from Dairy House Farm on Main Road, Worleston, to a 2,700 sq ft office over two floors in Frederick House, Princes Court, Nantwich.

May 24, 2017 0 comments Business, Business