Archive for July, 2017

Nemi Dairy in Audlem celebrates gold awards at International Cheese Show

Nemi Dairy in Audlem celebrates gold awards at International Cheese Show

The owners of South Cheshire milk supplier Nemi Dairy are celebrating two gold awards and a highly commended certificate at this week’s International Cheese Show in Nantwich.

The company, based in Audlem, was awarded top prizes in the best Health Drink and Semi-Skimmed categories, and was highly commended for its whole milk.

July 28, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Beeston Castle to stage “Clash of Knights” tournament this weekend

Beeston Castle to stage “Clash of Knights” tournament this weekend

Beeston Castle near Nantwich is staging a special ‘Clash of Knights’ tournament this weekend.

Visitors will be transported back to medieval times recreated in the grounds of the castle, as teams of knights battle it out to test their strength and skill in combat.

Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Cheshire East air quality data “deliberately manipulated” says damning report

Air quality data in Nantwich and other towns was “deliberately manipulated” by Cheshire East Council for three years, a damning report concludes.

Cheshire East Council, which monitors nitrogen dioxide levels at around 100 sites, has been criticised over data inaccuracies submitted to Defra.

Science experiments at Nantwich Museum Family Fun Day

Science experiments at Nantwich Museum Family Fun Day

Science is the order of the day at a drop-in Family Fun Day at Nantwich Museum tomorrow (July 29).

The museum is partnering with Keele University Sustainability Hub to run drop-in “eco detectives” sessions for families and small groups.

TV chef Candice Brown promises vintage show at Nantwich Food Festival

TV chef Candice Brown promises vintage show at Nantwich Food Festival

TV chef and Sunday Times columnist Candice Brown is promising a vintage show at Nantwich Food Festival this September.

The headline chef, 2016 winner of BBC series The Great British Bake-Off, loves everything vintage.

July 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News

The Sorcerer, by Gilbert and Sullivan

Helping to support the RNLI, The sorcerer will be at the Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St Annes, October 10 to 14. 7.30 pm , Sat Matinee only, 2.30 pm.

July 27, 2017 0 comments Listings
Chef trained by Gordon Ramsay takes over Shavington pub

Chef trained by Gordon Ramsay takes over Shavington pub

A chef trained to the exacting standards of Gordon Ramsay has taken over a landmark South Cheshire pub.

Adam Scally, 37, is planning a host of August Bank Holiday activities for families to enjoy as he settles in as landlord of the historic Cheshire Cheese at Shavington.

July 27, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East’s Local Plan has finally been formally adopted, bringing hope to those fighting ‘unsustainable’ development in Nantwich and surrounding villages.

The decision comes after a planning inspector gave Cheshire East Council’s strategic blueprint for shaping development in the borough up to 2030 a “clean bill of health” last month.

Thousands brave the rain to enjoy Nantwich Show spectacular

Thousands brave the rain to enjoy Nantwich Show spectacular

Thousands braved the rain and mud to enjoy another spectacular Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park.

And as these pictures show, the weather did not put people off taking in the wide array of events, exhibitions and marquees on offer.

Nantwich Civic Comedy promoters line up top talent for new season

Nantwich Civic Comedy promoters line up top talent for new season

Promoters of the ‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ in Nantwich are promising another line-up of top talent when it returns in September.

The new season of live comedy kicks off for another season on September 1.

Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Organisers of the Nantwich Words & Music Festival are to stage the event’s first songwriting competition to mark its tenth year.

And the contest will be judged by industry experts, including BBC Radio 6 Music’s Early Breakfast Show host Chris Hawkins (pictured).

Nantwich man to pedal 100 miles in five hours for Beating Bowel Cancer charity

Nantwich man to pedal 100 miles in five hours for Beating Bowel Cancer charity

A Nantwich man is hoping to complete a 100-mile cycle challenge in aid of the Beating Bowel Cancer charity.

Dave Wheeler, 51, is aiming to cycle 100 miles in under five hours in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on July 30.

July 26, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town beat Rhyl Town 3-1 at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Town beat Rhyl Town 3-1 at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Town defeated Welsh side Rhyl FC in a keenly fought pre-season encounter at the Weaver Stadium.

Huws Gray Alliance side Rhyl took the lead in the 34th minute thanks to a strike by Chris Durkin.

July 26, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport