Archive for November, 2017

Review: Holly at Christmas, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Holly at Christmas, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
The audience at Crewe Lyceum definitely had their dancing shoes on and rocked the night away when Buddy Holly and The Cricketers performed their show Holly at Christmas.

Opening with ‘That’ll be The Day’, the show went on to feature all of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits.

Joe Telfer

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC bounce back from cup defeat

By Gwil Roberts
Crewe & Nantwich 1sts bounced back from their cup disappointment to record another bonus point win in the league, beating Old Saltlians 39–19.

The bonus point win tightens Crewe’s grip on second place in the RFU Midlands 2 West (North) Division – seven points ahead of Spartans and only three behind league leaders Whitchurch.

November 27, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Rain washes out Crewe Sunday Premier Division ties

Rain washes out Crewe Sunday Premier Division ties

Heavy rain washed out all the Crewe Sunday Regional Premier Division ties at the weekend.

Meanwhile, Betley FC lost 4-2 in the Staffs FA Sunday Challenge Cup at Spittal Brook, despite leading 2-1 with 20 minutes to go.

November 27, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich firm Connect shortlisted in 2018 Bett Awards

Nantwich firm Connect shortlisted in 2018 Bett Awards

Nantwich education specialist company Connect has been shortlisted for 2018’s Bett Awards with C-Live.

The product is the first virtual reality training platform in the UK.

November 27, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Millfields Primary pupils join Rotary to plant 105 trees at Coed Wen

Millfields Primary pupils join Rotary to plant 105 trees at Coed Wen

Millfields Primary School pupils joined Nantwich Rotary volunteers for tree planting at Coed Wen.

Nantwich Rotary Club President Tony Hoy teamed up with the youngsters and Nantwich in Bloom’s Doug Butterill for the project.

November 27, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
RSPCA centre in Nantwich to stage Christmas Fair

RSPCA centre in Nantwich to stage Christmas Fair

The RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich is holding its annual Christmas Fair to raise much-needed funds.

The centre is inviting animal-lovers to get into the festive spirit at their annual Christmas fair on Sunday December 10.

November 27, 2017 0 comments Charity events, What's On & Reviews
Fire crews tackle Wrenbury vehicle blaze near historic hall

Fire crews tackle Wrenbury vehicle blaze near historic hall

Police and fire crews tackled a vehicle blaze close to Wrenbury Hall in Wrenbury.

The incident happened on Wrenbury Heath Road at around 5.15pm last night (November 25).

November 26, 2017 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Stapeley, Village News
Final live comedy show of year set for Nantwich Civic Hall

Final live comedy show of year set for Nantwich Civic Hall

‘The Very Best In Stand Up’ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall with another stellar bill for the final show of the season.

The first act of the evening on Friday December 1 is Mark Nelson.

Willaston residents plant 250 trees at Lettie Spencer field

Willaston residents plant 250 trees at Lettie Spencer field

Twenty-five residents in Willaston turned out to help plant more than 250 trees on the Lettie Spencer Playing Field.

The trees, including Birch, Rowan and Hazel species, were planted in areas to improve wildlife habitat and visual interest for park users.

November 25, 2017 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Crewe Christmas lights switch on hailed big success

Crewe Christmas lights switch on hailed big success

By Jonathan White
Families young and old packed in to Crewe town centre for the annual Christmas lights switch on.

Entertainment on the Market Square included music from TheFunkyChoir.com, Ruskin High School Choir and Ruskin High School Dance Team.

November 25, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich pupils visited by Mercenaries of Mercia

Nantwich pupils visited by Mercenaries of Mercia

Youngsters at Nantwich Primary Academy and Nursery were taken back in time by some special visitors.

Pupils in Year 4 who have been studying Vikings and Anglo-Saxons, were surprised when members of the Mercenaries of Mercia marched into their class!

November 25, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich care firm employees team up with Health Shield

Nantwich care firm employees team up with Health Shield

A Nantwich care firm has teamed up with an award-winning Crewe company to provide health benefits for its workers.

Side by Side Care, based at the Barony Business Park, provides home-based care to clients across Cheshire.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

The Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner has set down a challenge to the Chancellor to provide fair funding for Cheshire’s police force.

David Keane has issued an open letter outlining the challenges that could be posed by a “woeful” flat cash settlement.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Crime, News, Politics