Archive for July, 2017

Superheroes enjoy their day out at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich

Superheroes enjoy their day out at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich

Superheroes took over at Dorfold Hall in Nantwich for a special day out which raised a staggering £10,000.

More than 1,000 people flocked to the Superheroes Picnic in aid of The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice and Ray of Hope.

Nantwich Rotary helps create 381 global jobs

Nantwich Rotary helps create 381 global jobs

The Rotary Club of Nantwich has helped create more than 380 jobs in some of the poorest parts of the world thanks to a partnership with Lendwithcare.

The initiative has also supported 1,521 entrepreneurs and helped 5,200 family members.

July 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Drivers face Middlewich Road 8-week closure chaos

Drivers face Middlewich Road 8-week closure chaos

Motorists could face traffic nightmares for up to eight-weeks as the A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich is closed due to flood damage.

The busy route was badly damaged when a burst water main flooded the area with the junction at Colleys Lane.

Second Nantwich water mains burst adds chaos to roads and supplies

Second Nantwich water mains burst adds chaos to roads and supplies

A second water mains leak in Nantwich in 24 hours has added chaos to roads and water supplies in the town today.

The A530 Middlewich Road at Alvaston remains closed after yesterday’s burst caused major flood damage to carriageways.

3,000 Nantwich households face Council Tax discount checks

3,000 Nantwich households face Council Tax discount checks

As many as 3,000 households in Nantwich could be scrutinised by Cheshire East Council as part of widespread checks on single person Council Tax discounts.

The authority says it intends to run data checks on households claiming discounts “to find instances where incorrect awards have been made”.

July 19, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Wistaston mooning gnomes row sparks UK campaign to save cheeky chaps

Gardening fans across the UK have launched a campaign to save Wistaston’s mooning gnomes after the village rumpus hit national headlines.

Thousands of readers have clamoured for a Cheshire East Council climb-down after it demanded gardener Laurence Perry remove his two gnomes baring their bottoms

Nantwich Town thump Leek Town 4-0 in pre-season stroll

Nantwich Town thump Leek Town 4-0 in pre-season stroll

By Dave Vickers
Nantwich Town cruised to a 4-0 win away at Leek Town in a pre-season stroll in the sun.

Goals from Kieran Evans,Jordan Davies and a brace by Harry Clayton sealed the victory.

July 19, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich college student, 18, killed in Poland car crash

Nantwich college student, 18, killed in Poland car crash

A Nantwich college student has been killed in a car accident in Poland – just days after picking up an end of year award.

Lukas Radomski, 18, was studying a bricklaying course at Reaseheath College in Nantwich, and had just received an accolade as best student alongside two others.

Man found in elderly woman’s Nantwich home charged

Man found in elderly woman’s Nantwich home charged

A man who was arrested inside an elderly woman’s Nantwich home in the early hours, has been charged for breach of a court order.

Ashley Burroughs, aged 23, from Queen Street, Crewe, was wanted on warrant for breaching a court order.

July 19, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Burst water main causes flooding on Nantwich roads

Burst water main causes flooding on Nantwich roads

A burst water main in Nantwich has caused chaos with flooded roads and affected water supplies to hundreds of properties.

The leak was spotted close to the junction of the A530 Middlewich Road and Colleys Lane, not far from the Alvaston/Sainsbury’s roundabout, at around 6.50am.

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

Crewe & Nantwich MP Smith accuses Govt of ‘smoke and mirrors’ over schools funding

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith has accused the Government of “smoke and mirrors” tactics over its latest schools funding pledge.

Education Secretary Justine Greening announced yesterday that a revised National ‘Fair Funding Formula’ would pump an extra £1.3 billion into schools.

July 18, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich residents urged to air views on major overhaul of bus services

Nantwich bus users are being urged to air their views as Cheshire East plans a radical overhaul of its supported routes which could impact on hundreds of people.

The 10-week borough-wide consultation into proposed changes to subsidised bus services, including the ‘Little Bus’ flexible transport service, comes to an end on July 26.

Tarporley woman ditches council job to launch dream photography business

Tarporley woman ditches council job to launch dream photography business

A Tarporley woman ditched a dull council job to launch her dream photography business.

And Abigail Webb’s bold move is already paying off, after scooping a Bronze Bar in a national child portrait competition.

July 18, 2017 0 comments Business, Business