Archive for December, 2017

Nantwich accountants run to raise £2,000 for Donna Louise Hospice

Nantwich accountants run to raise £2,000 for Donna Louise Hospice

A team of accountants from Nantwich are counting the pennies after running to raise £2,000 for Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

The runners from Afford Bond took part in the event in conjunction with the switch on of the Weston Christmas Light display at Carters Green Farm, Weston.

December 17, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Review: Cannon and Ball return is massive hit at Crewe Lyceum panto

Review: Cannon and Ball return is massive hit at Crewe Lyceum panto

By Claire Faulkner
Comedy legends Cannon and Ball have returned to Crewe Lyceum in this year’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – and what a fantastic return it was.

Faddiley have game abandoned while 14-0 in the lead

Faddiley have game abandoned while 14-0 in the lead

Faddiley players stormed to a 14-0 lead over Market Tavern in the first half – only for the game to be abandoned!

The Nantwich side had piled on the goals against their eight-man opponents when the referee called the hame to a halt on 41 minutes.

December 17, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Young Stapeley pupil raises Children in Need cash with toy name competition

Young Stapeley pupil raises Children in Need cash with toy name competition

A big-hearted Stapeley pupil has raised vital funds for Children in Need by running a ‘name that toy’ competition.

Pear Tree Primary youngster Oriana Preece used her drive and determination to make a difference by running the fund-raiser.

December 16, 2017 0 comments Stapeley, Village News
Choirs entertain at Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

Choirs entertain at Wistaston Community Council Christmas Concert

By Jonathan White
Local choirs entertained the audience at Wistaston Community Council’s annual ‘Christmas Concert’.

The concert featured Wells Green Choir led by Myra Wood, Shavington Academy Music Ensemble led by John Clarke, and Wistaston Church Lane Academy Choir led by Helen Collett and Victoria Palethorpe.

December 16, 2017 0 comments Shavington, Village News, Wistaston
Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

Mooning gnomes in Wistaston make Christmas Grotto comeback

EXCLUSIVE
Cheeky mooning gnomes in Wistaston who made international headlines, have made a Christmas comeback!

This family of friendly characters have taken up residence outside gnome fan Laurence Perry’s home on Westfield Drive.

December 16, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Police seek man who attacked doctor at Crewe railway station

Police seek man who attacked doctor at Crewe railway station

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an attack on a doctor at Crewe railway station.

The horrific attack happened as the A&E doctor was getting off a train which had pulled into the station.

December 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Woman badly burned in house fire in Crewe

Woman badly burned in house fire in Crewe

A woman in her 60s has been badly burned in a house fire in Crewe.

The incident happened at about 4pm yesterday (December 14) at a property on Eadie Grove, in the Bradfield Road area of the town.

December 15, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Building society staff in Nantwich support homeless charity

Building society staff in Nantwich support homeless charity

Staff at the Nantwich branch of Yorkshire Building Society are supporting homeless young people this Christmas.

They are raising money as part of its charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH).

December 15, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Police issue warning after burglars target two homes

Nantwich Police issue warning after burglars target two homes

Nantwich Police have issued a warning after burglars targeted two properties in the area.

The incidents happened in the Wellington Road area and at a property in the village Hankelow, between Nantwich and Audlem.

December 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

Latest league tables show performance of primary schools in Nantwich

The Government’s latest league tables for Nantwich primary schools have been published, rating schools on the improvement shown by pupils in reading, writing and maths.

The tables show the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), compared to where pupils were at the end of Key Stage 1 (year 2).

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz Festival 2018 to go ahead in memory of founder Phillip Martin

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival organisers are pressing ahead with plans for next year’s event and hope to make it the ‘biggest and best yet’ in memory of its founder Phillip Martin.

Mr Martin, who was proprietor of The Crown Hotel, established the festival in 1996 and was well ahead with plans for Easter’s music programme when he died of a heart attack aged 65 in November.

Nantwich churches and Street restaurant offer free Christmas Day lunches

Nantwich churches and Street restaurant offer free Christmas Day lunches

Churches in Nantwich are teaming up once again to hold a Christmas Day Lunch for people who would otherwise be on their own.

And Street restaurant on Welsh Row is running a similar scheme for hard-up families after last year’s success.

December 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News