Archive for December, 2017

Wistaston dog walkers enjoy traditional Boxing Day stroll

Wistaston dog walkers enjoy traditional Boxing Day stroll

By Jonathan White
More than 40 Wistaston walkers and their dogs enjoyed a gentle stroll on Boxing Day 2017.

The annual event was organised by Helen Gould, a member of the Wistaston Community Council.

December 27, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich man’s car lease firm to expand and create new jobs

Nantwich man’s car lease firm to expand and create new jobs

A car and van lease firm owned by Nantwich man Roger Whittaker is set to create new jobs as part of expansion plans.

Most of Leasepoint’s customers are from outside the area, despite being based in Crewe.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

A new rapid response scheme which alerts police to suspected fraud, has stopped seven potential victims aged over 70 being scammed.

The Banking Protocol, rolled out in Cheshire September, has prevented £33,000 of fraud in the county.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Families enjoy Nantwich St Mary’s Church Crib Services

Families enjoy Nantwich St Mary’s Church Crib Services

By Jonathan White
More than 1,400 people enjoyed the annual Crib Services at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich.

This re-telling of the Christmas story was performed by a mixture of adults, young people and children at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm on Christmas Eve.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Crewe and Nantwich runners triumph in cross country league

Crewe and Nantwich runners triumph in cross country league

Crewe and Nantwich Athletics Club runners have picked up awards in this season’s North Staffs cross country league.

The Under 13 boys team finished in 1st place, with Jake Wilson scooping the trophy as individual winner.

December 24, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich Town beaten 2-1 away at Workington AFC

Nantwich Town beaten 2-1 away at Workington AFC

Nantwich Town were unlucky to lose 2-1 away on their long road trip to Workington in Cumbria yesterday.

The Dabbers were beaten by a 71st minute strike after Matt Bell’s strike had brought them level in the first period.

December 24, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Fire crews tackle fire at historic Black Lion pub in Nantwich

Fire crews tackle fire at historic Black Lion pub in Nantwich

Fire crews were called to a fire in an outbuilding of the Black Lion pub on Welsh Row in Nantwich today.

It broke out at around 9.45am and two fire engines from Crewe were deployed, and Welsh Row was cordoned off.

December 24, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Car dealerships team up to give Cheshire kids Christmas boost

Car dealerships team up to give Cheshire kids Christmas boost

South Cheshire children have benefited from gifts galore donated by family-owned car dealerships Swansway Jaguar, Crewe Audi, Crewe SEAT and Crewe Volkswagen.

The dealerships, owned and operated by Swansway Motor Group, have been on Santa Patrol donating children’s Christmas presents.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich Town keeper Spiess eyes first team return after injury

Nantwich Town keeper Spiess eyes first team return after injury

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town goalkeeper Fabian Spiess is delighted to return to the first-team picture after a long-term injury.

Spiess dislocated his shoulder back in the August home draw with Altrincham.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

The company which runs Crewe Arms Hotel has been fined £80,000 for breaching fire safety regulations.

Hospitality First Two Ltd, which runs the venue on Nantwich Road, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court to five breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Crewe and Nantwich homes all dressed up for Christmas

Crewe and Nantwich homes all dressed up for Christmas

It’s that time of year again when homes across Crewe and Nantwich light up the night sky with their amazing Christmas decorations.

And photographer Jonathan White has been out and about to capture the most eye-catching light displays.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Village News
Nantwich Kingsbourne house builder offers community grants

Nantwich Kingsbourne house builder offers community grants

House builder Redrow is offering community grants as it begins work on the new Kingsbourne development in Nantwich.

The company is inviting local causes and community groups to apply for a slice of a £10,000 fund.

December 21, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Rural businesses given £5.4 million Cheshire East boost

Rural businesses given £5.4 million Cheshire East boost

Rural businesses in Cheshire East can apply for a share of a £5.4 million via three significant funding streams in 2018.

The funding boost – across Cheshire and Warrington – was announced at a rural business forum at Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

December 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business