Archive for August, 2017

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

A motorcyclist is in hospital after the third serious accident on the A534 at Faddiley, Nantwich, in as many weeks.

The latest incident involved two motorbikes and a car on the Wrexham Road shortly after 1pm yesterday (August 20).

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town notch first win of season at home to Workington

Nantwich Town notch first win of season at home to Workington

Nantwich Town got their 2017-18 campaign up and running with a deserved first victory of the season at home to Workington.

And they have keeper Krystian Burzynski, in for Fabian Spiess who dislocated his shoulder against Altrincham, to thank with a superb display.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution appoints new operations director

Nantwich firm Boughey Distribution appoints new operations director

Nantwich-based Boughey Distribution has appointed Danny Earp as the firm’s new warehouse operations director – 13 years after joining as a warehouse clerk!

Danny joined the company, based on Nantwich Road in Wardle, in September 2004 straight out of university.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s has announced its new Charity of the Year for 2017-2018 – the Nantwich branch of the Riding for the Disabled.

The charity provides opportunities for children with disabilities to enjoy the experience of riding which has proved beneficial as well as enjoyable.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

By Jonathan White
An autistic artist is creating stunning oil paintings of Nantwich scenes to sell as cards.

Talented Christian Turner, aged 23, from Sandbach, produced this painting of Nantwich Town Square as his first scene.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Civic Hall to host ‘Gin Jamboree’ tasting event

Nantwich Civic Hall to host ‘Gin Jamboree’ tasting event

Nantwich Civic Hall is to host ‘Gin Jamboree’ tasting event on Friday September 29.

Gin lovers across South Cheshire will be lining up to attend the event, which will feature more than 100 artisan gins from around the globe.

Police hunt burglars who broke into Barbridge house

Police hunt burglars who broke into Barbridge house

Burglars broke into a house in Barbridge near Nantwich and tried to steal bikes before being disturbed.

Detectives appealing for witnesses say offenders targeted the back entrance of an address on Bankside Close in Barbridge.

August 17, 2017 0 comments Hurleston & Barbridge, Village News
Residence in Nantwich undergoes £350,000 transformation

Residence in Nantwich undergoes £350,000 transformation

Major works are underway to double the capacity of one of Nantwich’s popular dining destinations.

Residence Restaurant and Bar is undergoing a £350,000 scheme to transform an outdoor courtyard into a new attraction.

August 17, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

School staff and pupils in Nantwich are celebrating after another strong performance in A level results by Malbank and Brine Leas.

Many students are now lining up places at top universities around the country after picking their results today.

August 17, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff were left red-faced after painting bright yellow ‘school’ warning signs outside a village school near Nantwich which closed 10 years ago!

The clanger was made outside the old Buerton Primary School on Woore Road near Audlem.

Nantwich Town held by Altrincham in egg-citing Weaver Stadium clash

Nantwich Town held by Altrincham in egg-citing Weaver Stadium clash

Nantwich Town drew 1-1 with Altrincham in a game delayed when youths outside the ground began lobbing eggs on to the pitch!

The bizarre incident occurred 15 minutes into the first half of a ‘cracking’ game at the Weaver Stadium.

August 16, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

A Nantwich business has launched an initiative to put extra cash in the coffers of South Cheshire schools.

Watts Mortgage and Wealth Management has introduced a referral scheme which pays schools £150 on the successful completion of a product taken out by parents or family members.

August 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges