Archive for May, 2017

Nantwich Town secures new shirt sponsor deal as three key players depart

Nantwich Town secures new shirt sponsor deal as three key players depart

Nantwich Town have secured a new shirt sponsor deal with local firm County Insurance – as another key player departs.

The financial company will sponsor the Dabbers tops next season after a two-year deal with Fairerpower came to an end.

May 22, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Record entries compete in UK Triathlon in Nantwich

Record entries compete in UK Triathlon in Nantwich

Jonathan White
A record 1,000 adults and 370 youngsters took part in the popular Nantwich Triathlon and Duathlon events at the weekend.

Competitors in the adult race entered either the Sprint, Super Sprint or Fun race distance, or the Team Relay.

May 22, 2017 1 comment Other sports, Sport
Drop in workplace sickness welcomed by Nantwich health experts

Drop in workplace sickness welcomed by Nantwich health experts

Health and wellbeing specialists in Nantwich have welcomed a fall in the number of days taken off sick by the country’s workforce.

Office of National Statistics say absence days are at a record low after dropping from an average of 7.2 to 4.3 days a year per worker since records began in 1993.

May 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Willaston stages first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church

Willaston stages first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church

Willaston Parish Council held its first Civic Service at St John’s Methodist Church on Wybunbury Road.

The event was hosted by the Chairman Cllr Maurice Jones and was attended by Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Olivia Hunter, which was last occasion of her mayoral year.

May 20, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Prostate Cancer Support Group chairman steps down after 17 years

Prostate Cancer Support Group chairman steps down after 17 years

The chairman of the Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group has stepped down after 17 years.

Gary Steele founded the group after having been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

South Cheshire workers tackle Mud Run in aid of colleague’s poorly son

South Cheshire workers tackle Mud Run in aid of colleague’s poorly son

Big-hearted staff from South Cheshire firm EMaC tackled the ‘X-Runner Mud Run’ raise funds for Alder Hey Hospital where a colleague’s son is being treated.

19-month-old Harry Tidy was admitted to Alder Hey for treatment on a serious spinal condition.

May 20, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Edward Timpson’s Cheshire East schools funding success “laughable”, claims Labour

Edward Timpson’s Cheshire East schools funding success “laughable”, claims Labour

Crewe & Nantwich Labour candidate Laura Smith has hit back after Edward Timpson claimed success in the Cheshire East schools funding campaign.

Theresa May announced in her Tory Party manifesto that no schools would have its budget cut under any new National Funding Formula.

Famous Flying Scotsman pulls in the crowds at Crewe Heritage Centre

Famous Flying Scotsman pulls in the crowds at Crewe Heritage Centre

World famous steam locomotive Flying Scotsman cruised in to South Cheshire to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Crewe Heritage Centre.

Members of the public could see Flying Scotsman at close-hand and Flying Scotsman merchandise was available for purchase.

May 19, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich marina backs schoolgirl Emily’s Peru expedition

Nantwich marina backs schoolgirl Emily’s Peru expedition

A Nantwich schoolgirl raising money for a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to South America, has received backing from a local marina.

Emily Flattery is raising funds to help poorer communities in southern Peru as part of a Camps International project.

South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helps raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice

South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helps raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
Nantwich bikers in the South Cheshire Motorcycle Club helped to raise £1,900 for St Luke’s Hospice on the ‘Charity Ride Out’

The ride followed a 35-mile route from Winsford and was led up High Street in Sandbach by the St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Routemaster double-decker bus.

May 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News

Mum2Mum Market NANTWICH

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May 18, 2017 0 comments Listings
Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Curtain Call Productions did not disappoint with their production of Monty Python’s Spamalot at Crewe Lyceum.

Directed by Joel Montague, it was a truly marvellous show and a superb way to spend a Saturday night.

Crewe house fire leaves woman and four children in hospital

Crewe house fire leaves woman and four children in hospital

A woman and four children are in hospital after a house fire in Crewe, police have confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Selworthy Drive at around 2.30am today (May 17).

May 17, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News