Archive for February, 2018

“Mumsnet” for the middle-aged launches for Cheshire East residents

“Mumsnet” for the middle-aged launches for Cheshire East residents

A “Mumsnet for the middle-aged” website has launched aimed at Cheshire East residents.

And the founder of ‘Age Space’, an online hub offering advice and information for anyone caring for older relatives, is seeking support from groups and businesses across Crewe and Nantwich.

February 28, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich is helping to conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders.

Thirty tiny Desertas wolf spiderlings are being reared in the college’s terrestrial invertebrate room in Nantwich.

Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Nantwich rail passengers stranded as Arriva Trains Wales runs out of trains

Hundreds of rail travellers in Nantwich and Crewe have been left stranded after Arriva Trains Wales pulled services because they “ran out of trains”.

It’s believed rail chiefs have been told that a number of trains were potentially ‘damaged’ by running over a faulty set of points in Wales overnight.

February 28, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Elvis to perform at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC fundraiser

Elvis to perform at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC fundraiser

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC members will swap boots for blue suede shoes when Elvis struts his stuff at a club fundraiser.

South Cheshire’s famous Elvis impersonator Paul Larcombe will be performing at the Vagrants in Willaston on Friday March 9.

35th South Cheshire Militaire show at Malbank pulls in the crowds

35th South Cheshire Militaire show at Malbank pulls in the crowds

By Jonathan White
The 35th annual South Cheshire Militaire universal model show proved a big pull for hundreds of visitors at Malbank School & Sixth Form College in Nantwich.

The show, organised by the South Cheshire Military Modelling Club, included an amazing array of models and displays.

Mobility scooter needed police escort after A500 wrong turn in Nantwich

Mobility scooter needed police escort after A500 wrong turn in Nantwich

A man on a mobility scooter needed a police escort after he took a wrong turn on to the busy A500 dual carriageway near Nantwich.

Officers were alerted when people reported the scooter motoring along the A500 close to the Cheerbrook roundabout between Nantwich and Shavington.

February 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Locks on the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich are among the busiest 10 in the UK, a survey shows.

An annual survey of lock usage, published by the Canal & River Trust charity, shows the Shropshire Union Canal and Llangollen Canal have two locks each included in the top eight of the national lock movements league table.

February 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
NHS careers fair to be staged at Leighton Hospital by MCHFT

NHS careers fair to be staged at Leighton Hospital by MCHFT

People interested in working for the NHS are being invited to attend a careers event at Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is hosting its annual careers fair on Wednesday March 7.

February 26, 2018 2 comments Business, Business
Young autistic artist unveils new Nantwich scene oil paintings

Young autistic artist unveils new Nantwich scene oil paintings

By Jonathan White
A young autistic artist has unveiled his latest oil paintings of Nantwich town centre landmarks.

Christian Turner, 24, from Sandbach, has produced two pieces of work following on from his paintings last year of Nantwich Town Square and Christmas in Nantwich.

February 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

Second public inquiry result on Muller Stapeley housing bid in the balance

The result of a second public inquiry into the Muller Property application for Stapeley could take as long as 10 weeks to be announced.

A four-day inquiry was held last week into the first phase proposal by Muller to build 189 houses, industrial units, space for a school, and access road off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

AFC Leopard win Premier Division Cup in penalty shoot-out

AFC Leopard win Premier Division Cup in penalty shoot-out

AFC Leopard and Crewe Ath couldn’t be separated after 120 minutes of football with the scores at 1-1 in the Premier Division Cup.

Josh Clarke scored for Crewe Ath and Noah Gardner levelled it up for AFC Leopard.

February 25, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town ease to vital 3-1 win at home to Grantham

Nantwich Town ease to vital 3-1 win at home to Grantham

Nantwich Town made light work of their visitors when they eased to a 3-1 win over Grantham in the bright winter sunshine at Weaver Stadium.

The Dabbers maintained their outside chances of a play-off spot with a comfortable victory over sixth-placed opponents from Lincolnshire.

February 25, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police, countryside rangers and council teams are targeting irresponsible dog owners to cut the number of attacks on livestock in South Cheshire.

A new ‘Get a Grip’ campaign has been launched to ensure pets do not harm farm animals and nesting birds.

February 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News