Archive for May, 2017

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
Interview: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum May 30

Interview: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum May 30

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes are one of the longest surviving rock and roll bands still touring from the UK.

And as they gear up to play at Crewe Lyceum Theatre on Tuesday May 30, Nantwichnews writer Claire Faulkner caught up with them.

Crewe and Nantwich political leaders issue joint support to Manchester bomb victims

Crewe and Nantwich political leaders issue joint support to Manchester bomb victims

Political leaders across Cheshire East have come together to condemn the Manchester Arena terrorist attack and support all those caught up in the horror.

And staff and pupils at schools where pupils were affected, including Malbank School in Nantwich, will be offered support from Cheshire East Council.

RSPCA Stapeley Grange Annual Summer Fair

What? Annual Summer Fair. When? Sunday 2nd July 2017 10am-4pm. Where? Stapeley Grange, London Road, CW5 7JW. Hosted on July 2nd at Stapeley Grange this year’s fair is set to be an extravaganza with music, entertainment, a bouncy castle, face painting, an abundance of stalls to wander through selling weird and wacky objects and a fabulous dog show with many[Read More…]

May 23, 2017 0 comments Listings
Nantwich and Crewe families caught up in Manchester Arena terrorist horror

Nantwich and Crewe families caught up in Manchester Arena terrorist horror

Nantwich and Crewe families caught up in the terrorist attack in Manchester which killed more than 20 people, spoke of their horror today.

Police say 22 people were killed and 59 injured in the suspected suicide bomb attack at the Manchester Arena last night at the end of the Ariana Grande concert.

May 23, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News, Wistaston
Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant counting on victory in Willaston Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich accountant Steven Betts has only one number in mind as he gears up for the 38th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston.

But he won’t be counting his chickens – only his worms – in the hotly contest event which draws in competitors from around the world.

Nantwich Museum Plant and Book Sale set for June 3

Nantwich Museum Plant and Book Sale set for June 3

Nantwich Museum’s popular Plant and Book Sale in aid of museum funds will take place on June 3.

The sale, at the museum on Pillory Street, will run between 10am and 12.30pm.

Aqueduct Marina secures Canal & River Trust workboats contract

Aqueduct Marina secures Canal & River Trust workboats contract

Canal & River Trust has awarded a contract to Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina to repair and refurbish five of its maintenance workboats.

And it’s hoped the arrangement will continue as a rolling programme of annual work.

May 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business