Archive for June, 2017

Two friends launch new creative design agency Off Grid in Shavington

Two friends launch new creative design agency Off Grid in Shavington

A new independent Creative Design Agency, called Off Grid, has launched in South Cheshire.

Two friends Sally Evans and Kim Farrall have teamed up to run the new enterprise, based in Shavington.

June 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich head launches school cladding inquiry after Grenfell Tower disaster

Nantwich head launches school cladding inquiry after Grenfell Tower disaster

A Nantwich headteacher is investigating cladding used on his school buildings, in light of the Grenfell Tower disaster which claimed more than 70 lives.

Andrew Cliffe, head of Brine Leas School on Audlem Road, says he has asked “questions” about cladding on a number of buildings on his site in wake of the tragedy.

Two men killed after crane collapses on South Cheshire housing development

Two men killed after crane collapses on South Cheshire housing development

Two men have died after a crane collapsed on a building site near Morrisons supermarket in Crewe, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to a new build site on Dunwoody Way following reports of a collapsed crane at around 4.30pm today (June 21).

Church arson attacks in Nantwich are linked, say police

Church arson attacks in Nantwich are linked, say police

Police say two arson attacks on town centre church buildings in Nantwich are linked.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the two fires which happened on Monday night, June 19.

June 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

The artistic talents of Nantwich school children are being displayed at Nantwich Museum in the fifth Skoolzfest exhibition.

This year’s Skoolzfest 17 exhibition in the Millennium Gallery runs until Saturday July 1, taking the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.

Crewe and Nantwich businesses engage in ‘speed networking’ event

Crewe and Nantwich businesses engage in ‘speed networking’ event

South Cheshire Chamber members from Crewe and Nantwich turned out in force to a new networking event with a difference.

Speed networking was staged at the Crewe Arms Hotel, one of the latest iconic businesses to join the Chamber and benefit from its profile-raising opportunities.

June 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Two women injured in serious road smash at Cholmondeley, near Nantwich

Two women injured in serious road smash at Cholmondeley, near Nantwich

Two women were left trapped in the wreckage of their car after a smash in Cholmondeley, near Nantwich.

An air ambulance was called out to the incident involved two vehicles at around 2.30pm today (June 20).

June 20, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Wistaston Village Fete pulls in hundreds of families

Wistaston Village Fete pulls in hundreds of families

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers donned their hats and sun cream to enjoy the Wistaston Village Fete.

The annual event is organised by the Wistaston Community Council at Wistaston Church Lane Academy.

June 20, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston

PARTY IN THE LANE 2

A Charity Music Event with 4 Live Bands. Saturday 24th June 2017 at 2pm, at Oak Cottage, Wybunbury Lane, Stapeley, CW5 7HH. Entrance by Donation for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Band Line-up is: We are Nomad, MadDog, Wrong Direction and Gambler. Bring along a chair, picnic and drinks. Enjoy an afternoon of music.

June 20, 2017 0 comments Listings
New Crewe and Nantwich MP calls for MMU to stop Crewe campus redundancies

New Crewe and Nantwich MP calls for MMU to stop Crewe campus redundancies

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP has called on Manchester Metropolitan University to halt redundancies amid plans to close the Crewe campus.

Ms Smith, from Stapeley, is a former MMU students where she studied before working as a teacher at Brine Leas.

June 20, 2017 2 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers renovating the former Nantwich Methodist Church believe arsonists sparked the fire which ripped through the top of the building last night.

The blaze broke out at around 9pm in the Grade II Listed building on Hospital Street where work is underway to turn the old Wesleyan chapel into luxury apartments.

June 20, 2017 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News

‘A Musical Midsummer Night’s Dream’ concert – this Saturday 24th June

‘A Musical Midsummer Night’s Dream’ concert takes place this Saturday 24th June 2017 at 7:15pm at St Mary’s Parish Church, Nantwich. The concert will feature European Mezzo-Soprano Emma Brown and The Band & Drums of the Cheshire Constabulary. Free admission. Collection in aid of the Church and the Poppy Appeal.

June 19, 2017 0 comments Listings
Fire crews battle blaze in roof of former Nantwich Methodist Church

Fire crews battle blaze in roof of former Nantwich Methodist Church

Fire crews have battled a major blaze which ripped through the roof of the former Methodist Church on Hospital Street in Nantwich.

The fire broke out around 9pm, and crews rushed to the scene to cordon off the area.