Archive for January, 2018

‘Tea at the Tower’ at St Mary’s Church in Acton

‘Tea at the Tower’ at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
‘Tea at the Tower’ takes place at St Mary’s Church on Monks Lane in Acton every Sunday.

Visitors can enjoy guided tours up the church tower as far as the ringing chamber from 2.30pm to 4.30pm throughout the year.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Acton, Village News

South Cheshire Collectors Car Club

Celebrating our 30 year Anniversary in 2018. We welcome owners and enthusiasts of a wide range of vehicles from the very old through classics, young timers, kit cars and anything of interest to our social events, attending various motoring related shows and club meetings held on the last Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) at The Sacred Orchard pub[Read More…]

January 31, 2018 0 comments Listings
More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 drivers in Cheshire were caught using a mobile phone at the wheel during a national week of action.

Officers from Cheshire Police were on the lookout for people who were scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while driving.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Axis Arts Centre to stage theatre company Probe performance

Axis Arts Centre to stage theatre company Probe performance

Axis Arts Centre is to stage a one-woman dance piece by award-winning Antonia Groves theatre company, Probe, on February 13.

Antonia has chosen the Crewe Arts venue as the only Northern date on her countrywide tour, which also includes Bath, Bournemouth and London.

RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

A heartbroken goat abandoned under a viaduct near Shavington, refused to leave the side of his dead friend.

RSPCA officers were called to Basford by a Network Rail worker who spotted the goats under the viaduct.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Hospitals Charity wants community to get crafty in dementia appeal

Hospitals Charity wants community to get crafty in dementia appeal

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is calling on residents to get crafty by supporting the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal with Forget-Me-Not Flower pins.

It is appealing to keen crafters of all ages to make the flowers in blue wool with yellow centres, which can be crocheted or knitted in minutes.

January 30, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Aspects of Cheshire exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Aspects of Cheshire exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

The “Aspects of Cheshire” exhibition by members of Cheshire Artists Network (CAN) has opened at Nantwich Museum.

The exhibition, which will run until April 14, depicts aspects of the county including impressions of the landscape, interesting places and things seen on a regular basis.

Nantwich residents call for action on town centre areas blighted by waste

Nantwich residents call for action on town centre areas blighted by waste

Residents in Nantwich are calling for action to make town centre stores tidy commercial waste and rubbish off the streets.

Many say not enough is being done and calls for a late night levy on commercial premises have re-surfaced.

January 30, 2018 6 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Bald hens wrap up warm thanks to Reaseheath College students

Bald hens wrap up warm thanks to Reaseheath College students

Bald hens are feeling clucky this winter – thanks to woolly jumpers knitted by warm-hearted Nantwich students.

The 12 hens are among the latest additions to Reaseheath College’s mini zoo.

Talented South Cheshire students to perform Dance 2018 – The Evolution

Talented South Cheshire students to perform Dance 2018 – The Evolution

Talented students from Cheshire College – South & West will light up the stage this week in Dance 2018 – The Evolution.

The show at the college’s Crewe campus will include all styles of dance and demonstrate how dance and society has evolved over the decades.

Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Some Cheshire East Council staff have suffered bullying and harassment, a new report into the authority’s working culture has revealed.

An independent review into the council shows while many staff don’t experience it, it is having a “profound impact” on those who do.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Police “sickened” by Nantwich gang assault on Beam Street

Police “sickened” by Nantwich gang assault on Beam Street

A Nantwich police chief said he was “sickened” when he viewed CCTV footage of a teenage gang attacking a young man on Beam Street.

Sgt Ian Bennett, who leads the Nantwich policing team, described the attack as “horrendous” and said the 23-year-old victim was lucky to only suffer minor injuries.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews put out lorry blaze on Newcastle Road, Nantwich

Fire crews put out lorry blaze on Newcastle Road, Nantwich

Fire crews tackled a lorry fire on Newcastle Road in Nantwich caused by an LED exterior light.

Firefighters from Nantwich and Crewe were called to the incident at around 5.30am today.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News