Archive for August, 2017

South Cheshire antiques expert moo-ved by amazing cow creamers collection

South Cheshire antiques expert moo-ved by amazing cow creamers collection

A South Cheshire antiques expert was stunned when he ‘herd’ about this amazing collection of 112 silver cow creamers.

Now Mark Littler is on the ‘moo-ve’ to sell them for around £85,000.

August 31, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Mornflake to launch ‘Mighty Oats’ re-brand at Nantwich Food Festival

Mornflake to launch ‘Mighty Oats’ re-brand at Nantwich Food Festival

Breakfast food giant Mornflake will serve up a tasty company re-brand alongside gastronomic delights at the Nantwich Food Festival.

The South Cheshire employer will welcome thousands to its Food Hall on the Bowling Green car-park as it marks 10 years as a major supporter of the annual event.

August 31, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

A man has been charged with arson after a fire in a Nantwich flat left four people needing hospital treatment.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday August 26 at block of flats on James Hall Street, Nantwich.

August 31, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich firm Frank Olsen Furniture secures Northern Powerhouse £25,000 investment

Nantwich firm Frank Olsen Furniture secures Northern Powerhouse £25,000 investment

Nantwich firm Frank Olsen Furniture has earned a £25,000 investment from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

The boost will support the company’s expansion from a start-up to a scale up business following a sharp rise in retailer demand for its products.

August 30, 2017 1 comment Business, Business
South Cheshire College agrees link with Cheshire Phoenix basketball team

South Cheshire College agrees link with Cheshire Phoenix basketball team

South Cheshire College students will benefit from a new partnership with the county’s professional basketball team, Cheshire Phoenix.

The club, known as ‘The Nix’, works with communities striving to get young people active, interested in basketball and embracing healthy living.

August 30, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Final Nantwich Museum “River Weaver” talk takes place August 31

Museum artist Les Pickford will speak on “When Turner Came to Town” from 3pm, describing the visit of artist J M W Turner to Nantwich.

And a copy of a sketch from J M W Turner’s “Chester Sketchbook” is featured in the exhibition, depicting the artist’s view of Nantwich in 1801.

Gary Delaney set to wow Nantwich audience as live comedy returns

Gary Delaney set to wow Nantwich audience as live comedy returns

One of the UK’s top comedians Gary Delaney returns to Nantwich this Friday as the “Very Best in Stand-Up” is back with a bang.

Fans’ favourite Delaney, a regular on TV shows like “Mock the Week”, is headlining the show at Nantwich Civic Hall.

Orphaned mouse saved by Nantwich RSPCA with porridge

Orphaned mouse saved by Nantwich RSPCA with porridge

An orphaned woodmouse is being brought back to health by Nantwich RSPCA staff – and a diet of creamy porridge!

The two-inch mouse was found in Terret Close, in Walsall, near to the body of his dead mum.

August 28, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Library to host ITea & Chat sessions

Nantwich Library to host ITea & Chat sessions

Nantwich Library is to host a series of ITea & Chat Afternoons.

The Beam Street venue will run the sessions every first Thursday of the month, starting on September 7, between 2.30pm – 4.30pm.

40,000 people set to descend on Nantwich Food Festival

40,000 people set to descend on Nantwich Food Festival

One of Nantwich’s biggest events kicks off in four days when tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Nantwich Food Festival.

Organisers are promising a “spectacular feast of entertainment for all the family” during the three-day event, September 1-3.

August 28, 2017 4 comments Human Interest, News
Review: Heritage Opera’s Cosi fan Tutti, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Heritage Opera’s Cosi fan Tutti, Nantwich Civic Hall

By Claire Faulkner
Heritage Opera returned to Nantwich Civic Hall with Mozart’s Così fan tutte.

Sung in English, the comedy about two army officers and their fiancées had the audience gripped from the start.

Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

Fourth serious crash on A534 closes road through Faddiley again

A fourth serious accident in the last month once again closed the A534 at Faddiley in Nantwich today (August 27).

The latest collision involving a car and a motorbike happened on Wrexham Road close to The Thatch pub.

Four people in hospital after flat fire in Nantwich

Four people in hospital after flat fire in Nantwich

Four people were taken to hospital after a flat fire in Nantwich which is being investigated by police.

The fire happened on James Hall Street in Nantwich at about 4.45am today (August 26).

August 26, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News