Archive for June, 2017

Nantwich mum proves handy in launching new sports massage career

Nantwich mum proves handy in launching new sports massage career

A Nantwich mum has landed a dream new career in sports massage – by teaming up with her former student’s business!

Amanda Kimber, a sports massage student at South Cheshire College, has joined forces with Lee Wilkinson to expand his successful company, LW Sports Therapy.

June 29, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Musical  Midsummer Night’s Dream concert wows Nantwich audience

Musical Midsummer Night’s Dream concert wows Nantwich audience

By Jonathan White
A packed St Mary’s Church audience in Nantwich enjoyed “A Musical Midsummer Night’s Dream” concert.

The concert featured European Mezzo-Soprano Emma Brown and The Band & Drums of the Cheshire Constabulary.

Reaseheath College earns award for eye-catching display at Cheshire Show

Reaseheath College earns award for eye-catching display at Cheshire Show

Reaseheath College students enjoyed success at the Royal Cheshire Show with a “Highly Commended” award for its eye-catching trade stand and a fistful of rosettes for agriculture students in the showring.

The stand was singled out by judges for its interactive and educational activities and welcoming and friendly staff.

June 29, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Peter Rabbit returns to Nantwich four months after Snugburys blaze

Peter Rabbit returns to Nantwich four months after Snugburys blaze

The giant straw Peter Rabbit sculpture is back in his rightful Nantwich place just four months after being burned to the ground.

The replacement 40th structure was unveiled this week by Snugburys – together with a CCTV camera and alarms!

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.