Archive for September, 2017

Stapeley pupils ‘Pound the Park’ to raise £850 for charity

Stapeley pupils ‘Pound the Park’ to raise £850 for charity

Pupils, parents and staff from a Stapeley school teamed up to pound Barony Park in Nantwich in aid of charity.

Youngsters from Pear Tree Primary led the way in the fitness fun event, with the help of Keith Hancock from UK Triathlon.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Storage Hunters auctioneer Sean Kelly comes to Crewe Lyceum

Storage Hunters auctioneer Sean Kelly comes to Crewe Lyceum

Storage Hunters presenter Sean Kelly is bringing his UK tour to Crewe Lyceum in October.

The auctioneer has developed a cult following in the US and UK thanks to the reality TV series broadcast on Dave.

Leighton Hospital cardiac staff launch 2018 charity calendar

Leighton Hospital cardiac staff launch 2018 charity calendar

Staff at Leighton Hospital’s Cardiac Ward have launched their new 2018 charity calendar.

All proceeds raised from the sale of calendars will go to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and help pay for recliner chairs for the Cardiac Ward.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Historic Monks Lane wall damaged in apparent vandal attack

Residents have hit out after historic Monks Lane in Nantwich was damaged in an apparent vandal attack.

Coping stones were found scattered on the floor and pushed away from the wall edge along the ancient walkway close to the town centre.

September 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News

Reckless Sleepers – Schrodinger at Axis Arts Centre, Crewe

19 October 2017 7.30pm Axis Arts Centre http://www.axisartscentre.org.uk/?ai1ec_event=reckless-sleepers-schro%CC%88dinger&instance_id=2188 In 1933 Erwin Schrodinger won the Nobel Prize for his contribution to Quantum Mechanics. He imagined a box in which a cat can be both living and dead, at the same time. In 1998 Reckless Sleepers built that box – and now nearly twenty years later, they are climbing back inside. In[Read More…]

September 30, 2017 0 comments Listings
Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Cheshire East confirms asbestos fears amid Macon House blaze

Roads were closed, shops shut and areas evacuated amid the Macon House blaze because of asbestos contamination fears, Cheshire East Council confirmed today.

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park were reopened at around 11am today following the fire which broke out in Macon House yesterday shortly after 4.30pm.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
What’s On: Nantwich Library events in October

What’s On: Nantwich Library events in October

Nantwich Library on Beam Street is staging a series of events in October.

Between Octobner 2-6, the venue is involved in Get Online Week 2017.

Axis Poetry Slam – Axis Arts Centre, Crewe

Axis Poetry Slam 11 October 7.30pm Axis Arts Centre http://www.axisartscentre.org.uk/?ai1ec_event=ciaran-hodgers-presents-the-axis-slam-2017&instance_id=2186 If you know what a slam is, then you know what’s in store. If you don’t, then expect to be entertained, moved, lifted and transported by competitive poetry, as the slammers bring you everything in their arsenal to be crowned the Axis Autumn Slam Champ 2017. And the stakes are[Read More…]

September 29, 2017 0 comments Listings
South Cheshire College’s Academy restaurant scoops national award

South Cheshire College’s Academy restaurant scoops national award

South Cheshire College’s AA Rosette deli and restaurant, the Academy, has won the prestigious AA College Restaurant of the Year Award 2017-18.

The training restaurant received the accolade during the AA Hospitality Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
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Retail park and Macon Way remain closed after serious blaze in Crewe

Macon Way and Grand Junction Retail Park remain closed this morning after a serious fire engulfed the disused Macon House last night.

Police said today emergency services remain in attendance at the scene of the blaze close to the town’s fire station and the McDonald’s restaurant.

September 29, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Incident, News
Major building blaze in Crewe causes traffic chaos across the town

Major building blaze in Crewe causes traffic chaos across the town

A major fire in a disused building on Macon Way in Crewe, just yards from the town’s fire station, has caused major delays and closures across the area at peak hour tonight.

The fire started shortly before 5pm, with some witnesses claiming they saw youths running from the scene.

September 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Charlie Baker to headline latest Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich

Charlie Baker to headline latest Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich

Fans’ favourite Charlie Baker is back in Nantwich next week to headline the latest ‘Very Best in Stand Up’.

The brilliant Baker’s delivery style has earned him a reputation as one the top showmen in the UK.

Cheshire Police Cannabis warning after drug farm found in Crewe

Cheshire Police Cannabis warning after drug farm found in Crewe

Cheshire Police are warning landlords to be cautious after officers unearthed a large Cannabis factory at a property in Crewe.

Police were called to reports of suspicious activity at an address on Walthall Street at the weekend.

September 27, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News