Archive for February, 2018

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Students from Brine Leas School took to the stage at The Lyceum this week with their production of High School Musical.

More than 100 students from years 7 to 12 took part on stage, in the band and as back stage crew.

Perfecto Allstars DJ event in Nantwich helps raise hundreds of pounds for charity

Perfecto Allstars DJ event in Nantwich helps raise hundreds of pounds for charity

By Jonathan White
‘The Perfecto Allstars’ fund-raising concert at The Studio Nightclub in Nantwich helped raise more than £350 for charity.

Perfecto Records roster DJs, who played sets based around trance and house music, were Nat Monday, Danny Stubbs, Zed White, and Scott Callis, along with local DJ Alex Brown.

Crewe Ath reach Presidents Cup semi-finals with win over NHB FC

Crewe Ath reach Presidents Cup semi-finals with win over NHB FC

Crewe Ath progressed to the semi-finals of the Presidents Cup with a 4-2 win over NHB FC.

Jordan Amson scored a hat-trick with Josh Clarke also scoring. Dan Ball scored both goals for NHB FC.

February 18, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Seaside visit turns sour as Nantwich Town beaten 2-1 at Whitby

Seaside visit turns sour as Nantwich Town beaten 2-1 at Whitby

By Ryan Batty
Nathan Cotterell’s first goal for Nantwich Town was not enough as the Dabbers were beaten 2-1 at Whitby Town on the Yorkshire coast.

The winger gave Nantwich the lead after 32 minutes when he intercepted a poor back-pass by Dan McWilliams to slide his effort under hosts’ goalkeeper Jack Norton.

February 18, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Thousands feel tremors after 4.4 earthquake hits Wales and England

Thousands feel tremors after 4.4 earthquake hits Wales and England

Thousands across South Cheshire felt tremors today after a 4.4 earthquake affected parts of Wales and England.

Shaking has been reported across south Wales, the south west of England and the Midlands.

February 17, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Third South Cheshire man dies a week after A41 road collision

Third South Cheshire man dies a week after A41 road collision

A third man from South Cheshire has died days after his two friends were killed in the same road accident on the A41 near Chester.

Darryl Smith, 29, and his friend Sean Broomhall, 24, both of Wistaston, died as a result of the collision.

February 16, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Highfields Academy hosts Chinese New Year Fireworks event  in Nantwich

Highfields Academy hosts Chinese New Year Fireworks event in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Highfields Academy hosted their first ever ‘Chinese New Year Fireworks’ event at their school on Cumberland Avenue in Nantwich.

Their annual late-October Bonfire Night display was carried over from 2017 due to extensive roofing work on the school premises.

February 16, 2018 4 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Pockets unveiled as new Nantwich Town sponsor

Pockets unveiled as new Nantwich Town sponsor

Pockets has been announced as a new Nantwich Town FC club sponsor.

The well-known menswear clothing specialist located in an iconic building on Pillory Street, in Nantwich.

February 16, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
G4 to play live at Crewe Lyceum in March

G4 to play live at Crewe Lyceum in March

Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group G4 are to play Crewe Lyceum Theatre on March 6.

G4 exploded onto the scene in 2004 on the first series of the X-Factor.

Nantwich firm pioneers tool for British businesses facing EU data law

Nantwich firm pioneers tool for British businesses facing EU data law

Engineers at a Nantwich software company have pioneered a new tool to keep British businesses on the right side EU data protection law.

Point Progress, on Hospital Street, has received a deluge of inquiries about the product designed to help companies comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

February 16, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Wine tasting event at Richmond Village Nantwich to raise Dementia Appeal funds

Wine tasting event at Richmond Village Nantwich to raise Dementia Appeal funds

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is to stage a wine tasting event at Richmond Village in Nantwich to raise funds for the ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ Dementia Appeal.

The event will be hosted by wine experts from Rodney Densem Wines, based in Nantwich.

February 15, 2018 0 comments Charity events, What's On & Reviews
Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

By Lewis Warner
Ex-Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of a further seven charges of sex offences against boys.

The 64-year-old, who also worked for a short time at Stoke City, was convicted of more charges at Liverpool Crown Court today (February 15).

February 15, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Village Festival Committee have a lot to celebrate this year.

The group of local volunteers have been busy getting ready organising “Aladdin” – their 40th pantomine to date.

February 15, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News