Archive for June, 2017

Review: Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Four top quality acts were in hilarious form at the final Very Best in Stand Up show in Nantwich before the summer break.

And from the moment compere Matt Reed stumbled on to the stage with his cheeky Sunderland smile, the audience knew they were in for a bellyful of laughs.

Campaign launched to revamp Nantwich’s crumbling 50-year-old Scout hut

Campaign launched to revamp Nantwich’s crumbling 50-year-old Scout hut

Scout leaders in Nantwich are appealing for help to renovate the town’s crumbling Scout hut.

The base, off Davenport Avenue, is the only one for Scout Troop/Explorers in Nantwich, and is now 50 years old.

June 2, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire firm Mornflake sends out vintage van to spread its oats

South Cheshire firm Mornflake sends out vintage van to spread its oats

Iconic South Cheshire firm Mornflake is sending out its iconic vintage van to help spread the word about oats as part of a healthy diet.

The Crewe-based company’s replica Asquith van, dubbed Oatis, will travel to shows and events across the UK so visitors can try products made from Cheshire-milled oats.

June 2, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Hot air balloon lands yards from Nantwich railway line and pylons

Hot air balloon lands yards from Nantwich railway line and pylons

These dramatic pictures show how a hot air balloon packed with passengers was forced to land just yards from the Nantwich railway line, narrowly missing electricity pylons.

Eye-witnesses gathered to watch the balloon’s dicey descent as it landed in a field next to the Nantwich to Crewe line close to Cheerbrook Farm, off Newcastle Road.

Nantwich and Crewe rail passengers face Champions League Final disruption

Nantwich and Crewe rail passengers face Champions League Final disruption

Rail users in Nantwich and Crewe face travel problems this weekend – caused by the Champions League Final more than 150 miles away in Cardiff!

Arriva Trains Wales is severely reducing services between Wrenbury, Nantwich, Crewe and Manchester in a bid to cope with thousands of football fans flocking to the Welsh capital.

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of ’60s music weren’t disappointed when Brian Poole and The Tremeloes took to the stage at The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Proving that age really doesn’t matter when it comes to rock and roll, Brian, Chip Hawkes and Dave Munden had the audience up dancing to classics such as ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Suddenly You Love Me’ and ‘(Call Me) Number One’.