Archive for January, 2018

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

Lorry crash closes busy Chester Road near Nantwich

A lorry crashed and toppled over on the busy Chester Road out of Nantwich today.

The incident happened just before 9am at the Bluestone traffic lights where the A51 and A534 meet.

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies surge on with 15-0 victory at Carlisle

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies surge on with 15-0 victory at Carlisle

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies continued their formidable form with a hard-fought 15-0 win on the road at Carlisle.

The victory keeps the Vagrants side hot on the heels of league leaders Didsbury, just five points ahead.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Family appeal to trace ‘priceless’ ring lost at Battle of Nantwich

Family appeal to trace ‘priceless’ ring lost at Battle of Nantwich

A family has appealed for help to trace a ‘priceless’ engagement ring believed lost during the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Saturday.

Cath and Rod Cameron were watching the annual spectacle on Mill Island in Nantwich with their five-year-old grandson when Cath noticed her ring had come off her finger.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Square One move four points clear in Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division

Square One move four points clear in Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division

Square One have moved four points clear at the top of the Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division.

The leaders overcame Salvador 5-1 thanks to a Danny Dodd hat-trick and other goals from Mike Blundell and Ben Spruce.

January 28, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town winning run ends with 4-1 defeat at Witton Albion

Nantwich Town winning run ends with 4-1 defeat at Witton Albion

By Ryan Batty
Two goals from Rob Hopley condemned Nantwich Town to a 4-1 defeat to Cheshire rivals Witton Albion despite Sean Cooke netting his tenth league goal of the season.

Cooke had pulled a goal back for the Dabbers in the 70th minute with a fine free kick after Hopley and James Foley had given the hosts a two-goal lead at the break.

January 28, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the 44th annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in and around Nantwich and Mill Island.

The event, organised by the Holly Holy Day Society,  saw hundreds of Sealed Knot troops re-enact the infamous battle of 1644.

Gang of youths as young as 14 beat up man in Nantwich street attack

Gang of youths as young as 14 beat up man in Nantwich street attack

A gang of youths, some as young as 14, launched a horrific attack on a young man in Nantwich after he had asked them to stop throwing stones.

The 20-strong gang turned on their 23-year-old victim outside 1st Stop in Beam Street, knocking him to the ground and kicking and punching him.

January 27, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich parents urged to get children vaccinated amid measles outbreak

Nantwich parents urged to get children vaccinated amid measles outbreak

Parents are being urged to get their children vaccinated for measles following outbreaks in Cheshire and Merseyside.

There are 29 confirmed cases in Cheshire and Liverpool, with more cases in the West Midlands, West Yorkshire and the South.

January 27, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Horrific haul of dog poo and litter found in one Nantwich home’s hedge

Horrific haul of dog poo and litter found in one Nantwich home’s hedge

A shocked Nantwich family have revealed the horrific scale of littering and dog poo – by uncovering this haul from just one hedge!

Victoria Graham and her family moved in to their town centre house last summer, and recently started to tidy the garden.

January 27, 2018 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Fire crews battle blaze in Welsh Row restaurant in Nantwich

Fire crews battle blaze in Welsh Row restaurant in Nantwich

Fire crews have battled a blaze in a restaurant on Welsh Row in Nantwich today (January 26).

The incident happened at around midday at the Simply Thai restaurant, and police had to block traffic entering Welsh Row from Beam Street/Waterlode junction.

January 26, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards launched

Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards launched

Voting is underway for the Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Awards 2018.

People in Nantwich and Crewe can nominate their favourite establishment across the county, in categories that are most applicable.

January 25, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Age UK shop in Nantwich appeals for 2018 volunteers

Age UK shop in Nantwich appeals for 2018 volunteers

Age UK in Nantwich is appealing for more shop volunteers in 2018 to make a difference to older people in the community.

The charity is urging people to use their plans to make a difference to someone else’s by signing up to volunteer.

January 25, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News

‘Valentine Tea Dance’, Crewe (Sat 10-2-18)

A ‘Valentine Tea Dance’ takes place at St Andrew’s Church, Bedford Street, Crewe on Saturday 10th February 2018. Come and dance or just enjoy the music and watch the dancing (sequence, ballroom, Latin, ‘walk throughs’ and spot prizes). Doors open at 2:30pm with dancing until 5pm. Pay on door £4 (includes tea). For further information please contact 07908819848.

January 25, 2018 0 comments Listings