Archive for June, 2017

Nantwich Library to set Summer Reading Challenge for youngsters

Nantwich Library to set Summer Reading Challenge for youngsters

Youngsters in Nantwich are being encouraged to visit the town’s library during the school holidays and take part in the Summer Reading Challenge.

The popular annual event, designed for children aged four to 11, challenges children to read six or more books of their choice and visit the library at least four times.

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution achieves A+ rating in BRC audit

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution achieves A+ rating in BRC audit

Staff at Nantwich-based business Boughey Distribution are celebrating after it achieved a top A+ rating in a British Retail Consortium audit.

The company, which has recently had £1.3 million investment for ongoing improvements, achieved the Global Standard for Storage rating.

June 28, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich businessman is one of youngest governors of Mid Cheshire NHS Trust

Nantwich businessman is one of youngest governors of Mid Cheshire NHS Trust

A Nantwich businessman has become one of the youngest community governors of the NHS Trust representing Crewe and Nantwich.

And Ben Selby, 34, said he stood for the position after Leighton Hospital gave his new-born son Grayson life-saving surgery.

June 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich school ‘safe’ after cladding checks, says headteacher

Nantwich school ‘safe’ after cladding checks, says headteacher

A Nantwich headteacher says he has been reassured his school is safe after rigorous checks were carried out after the Grenfell Tower fire disaster.

Andrew Cliffe contacted developers who worked on refurbishing parts of Brine Leas School and erecting new buildings to check cladding was safe.

Wistaston Garden Party to raise funds for Diabetes UK

Wistaston Garden Party to raise funds for Diabetes UK

A Wistaston couple are to stage their popular annual Garden Party to raise funds for Diabetes UK.

Sheena and Ken Sambrook, of the Crewe and South Cheshire Local Group of Diabetes UK , are opening up their garden on July 12.

June 27, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich man scoops £5,000 shopping spree in bank competition

Nantwich man scoops £5,000 shopping spree in bank competition

A Nantwich man is preparing his family for a shopping trip with a difference after winning £5,000.

Pete Wilson won the prize in John Lewis vouchers after entering a draw at his local Royal Bank of Scotland branch on Pillory Street, Nantwich.

June 27, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Hundreds of families enjoy annual Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds of families enjoy annual Bunbury Village Day

Hundreds packed in to the picturesque village of Bunbury near Nantwich to enjoy the annual Village Day.

And this year’s theme was ‘Safari’ which saw young and old dressing up in fun outfits.

June 26, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Village News
Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum unveils summer events around ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Nantwich Museum has unveiled a programme of events alongside its major summer exhibition “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition, which opens on Wednesday July 12, charts the story of how the river has shaped local history.

Audlem Village all set for Party in the Park 80s event

Audlem Village all set for Party in the Park 80s event

Audlem village will be turning the clock back to the 1980s for their annual Party on the Park this weekend.

Thousands of families are expected to descend on the village near Nantwich this Saturday July 1.

Mornflake teams up with farmers for Nantwich “healthy eating” event

Mornflake teams up with farmers for Nantwich “healthy eating” event

Breakfast giant Mornflake teamed up with farm owners in welcoming Danish teachers to a healthy eating event near Nantwich.

The visitors were in Cheshire as part of the Food For Life initiative.

June 26, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Wildlife Trust fears the five-mile section of HS2 will destroy vital areas of natural habitat.

They believe the high speed link just south of Crewe will destroy 69 ponds, 14 miles of hedgerows, and 27 acres of native woodland, including ancient woods.

June 26, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Willaston family scoop honours in the 38th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston family scoop honours in the 38th World Worm Charming Championships

A Willaston family has scooped top honours at the 38th World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds gathered for the event, held in the grounds of Willaston Primary Academy.

Schools enjoy Nantwich swimming gala as Pear Tree and Sound triumph

Schools enjoy Nantwich swimming gala as Pear Tree and Sound triumph

Pear Tree and Sound & District primary schools triumphed in the annual Nantwich schools swimming gala.

Pupils from 15 primary schools in and around Nantwich took part in the event at Nantwich Pool, sponsored by Riverside Dental Practice in Nantwich.