Archive for December, 2017

Defibrillator installed in Wistaston after Baker Wynne & Wilson grant

Defibrillator installed in Wistaston after Baker Wynne & Wilson grant

By Jonathan White
A new life-saving defibrillator has been installed in Wistaston, thanks to a £1,300 ‘Community Pledge’ grant from Baker Wynne & Wilson.

The defibrillator is situated at the front of the hall at Wistaston Memorial Hall and Community Centre on Church Lane.

December 20, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich pupils’ pigs win top prizes at livestock show

Nantwich pupils’ pigs win top prizes at livestock show

Nantwich pupils studying agriculture at Reaseheath College, selected pigs which went on to take top prizes at a premier livestock show.

Year 10 pupils, aged between 14 and 15, chose six Large White x Landrace pigs for entry into the Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society’s Winter Fair.

Christmas trees collection to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

Christmas trees collection to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice

St Luke’s Hospice volunteers will be hitting the streets again in January – to collect your old Christmas trees.

The hospice team will be collecting trees on January 11, 12, 13 and 14 in return for a donation to the Hospice.

Royal Mail defends collection time changes in Nantwich

Royal Mail defends collection time changes in Nantwich

Royal Mail bosses have defended changing collection times of post boxes across Nantwich.

It comes after it emerged changes were made to a number of post boxes around the town.

December 20, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Chair exercise classes staged at new Nantwich firm Right At Home

Chair exercise classes staged at new Nantwich firm Right At Home

Healthcare specialists have teamed up with a Nantwich company to offer special fitness classes for elderly people.

Physiotherapists from ctchealthcare are staging chair-based exercise classes at Right at Home which has opened new offices on Hospital Street.

December 19, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
New name ‘Cheshire College – South and West’ unveiled

New name ‘Cheshire College – South and West’ unveiled

‘Cheshire College – South and West’ has been announced as the new name for South Cheshire College/West Cheshire College.

The college, which has campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, has unveiled a new brand identity to its students and staff.

December 19, 2017 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Leighton Hospital staff honoured by Olympic champion Joe Clarke

Leighton Hospital staff honoured by Olympic champion Joe Clarke

Leighton Hospital staff were honoured for their hard work – by Olympic gold medalist Joe Clarke!

Employees for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were given the golden treatment at an awards ceremony.

December 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Young people graduate to become Cheshire Fire apprentices

Young people graduate to become Cheshire Fire apprentices

Young people who graduated from a Prince’s Trust Programme are to become Firefighter and Community Safety Apprentices with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The team of 12, all dressed in black tie for the occasion, gave a two-minute speech at the celebration, held at the Macdonald Portal Hotel in Tarporley, to complete their graduation.

December 18, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Scores of Santas young and old braved the wind and rain to complete the annual Nantwich Santa Dash.

Families donned their best Christmas outfits for the event in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Driver involved in Nantwich road accident found slumped at wheel

Driver involved in Nantwich road accident found slumped at wheel

A driver thought to have been involved in a road accident in Nantwich was found slumped at the wheel of his car half a mile away, police say.

The accident happened on London Road in Nantwich when a silver Ford Fiesta was in collision with a Vauxhall Mocha at around 10.15am today.

December 18, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
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