Archive for February, 2018

Frank Spencer heads for Crewe Lyceum on ‘Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em’ UK tour

Frank Spencer heads for Crewe Lyceum on ‘Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em’ UK tour

It was one of biggest comedy shows of a decade – and a comedy character remembered and loved by millions.

Now Frank Spencer is about to hit the Crewe Lyceum stage when the first ever production of the TV series Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em comes to town during a UK tour.

Church Minshull village hall to be revamped with £10,000 WREN grant

Church Minshull village hall to be revamped with £10,000 WREN grant

Families in Church Minshull near Nantwich are to benefit from a £10,146 grant to improve the inside of their village hall.

The money, awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund, will be used to upgrade the hot water systems and refurbish the walls and ceiling,
including improved electrical services in the Village Hall on Cross Street.

February 24, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman puts unbeaten record on line against Morgan Dessaux

Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman puts unbeaten record on line against Morgan Dessaux

Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman goes up against Morgan Dessaux in an eargerly-anticipated clash at York Hall in London tonight.

Gorman, who fights from the Ricky Hatton stable, is looking to continue his unbeaten professional record which stands at 11-0.

February 24, 2018 1 comment Other sports, Sport
Hundreds expect to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds expect to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of local families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for the first two weekends of March to enjoy the popular lambing events.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college for the past 22 years.

February 24, 2018 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Dog which helped Nantwich teen battle depression nominated in Crufts award

Dog which helped Nantwich teen battle depression nominated in Crufts award

Grooming is a treat for any dog – but for Nantwich animal lover Ashleigh Rose it is a coping mechanism.

The 17-year-old, from Oakes Corner, Hatherton, grooms her Shih Tzu Gladys to calm her down when she’s upset.

Man arrested after 89-year-old pedestrian dies in collision with car

Man arrested after 89-year-old pedestrian dies in collision with car

A man has been arrested after an 89-year-old woman died following a collision with a car on a busy South Cheshire road.

The woman was in collision with a blue Mini on Hungerford Road in Crewe on Sunday (February 18).

February 22, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

A Nantwich man was repeatedly punched, kicked and hit with a tree branch by youths as he walked through a park in Crewe, police said.

The 51-year-old victim was assaulted by the teenagers in an attempted robbery in an area known locally as Collinbrook Fields at around 6.15pm last night (February 21).

February 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Review: Shavington Village Festival’s ‘Aladdin’ at Shavington Academy

Review: Shavington Village Festival’s ‘Aladdin’ at Shavington Academy

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Village Festival Committee are delighting audiences this week by presenting their 40th consecutive pantomime, Aladdin.

Written by Bradford and Webster and directed by Rachel Hadzik-Chesters, this feel-good traditional panto was great entertainment and enjoyed by everyone who saw it on opening night.

February 22, 2018 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Malbank School in Nantwich to stage Universal Model Show

Malbank School in Nantwich to stage Universal Model Show

The Universal Model Show will be staged at Malbank 6th Form College in Nantwich this weekend, February 25.

The family-friendly show will feature a wide range of exhibits including military, figures, large scale aircraft, ships, railways, science fiction, wargames, flying aircraft, remote control tanks and more.

Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

Family tributes to Josh Clayton, 19, after A41 road crash death

The family of Wistaston man Josh Clayton have paid heartfelt tributes after his death in the A41 crash near Chester.

Josh was one of three friends killed in the incident at Dragon Hall on February 7.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Nantwich housebuilder provides new football kits for Brine Leas players

Nantwich housebuilder provides new football kits for Brine Leas players

Young football stars at Brine Leas School in Nantwich have netted some new kits courtesy of a housing developer.

Anwyl Homes made the donation as a contribution to the community as part of its Audlem Road ‘Heathfields’ housing development at the back of the school.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina choses Kidney Research UK as 2018 charity

Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina choses Kidney Research UK as 2018 charity

A moorer’s moving family story has prompted Aqueduct Marina in Church Minshull to choose Kidney Research UK as its 2018 charity.

The charity was put forward by Audrey Foulkes, one of Aqueduct Marina’s long-term moorers.

February 21, 2018 0 comments Church Minshull, Village News
“We Love 90s House” live event in Nantwich in aid of charity

“We Love 90s House” live event in Nantwich in aid of charity

A ‘We love 90s House Live’ concert will take place at The Studio Nightclub in Nantwich next month.

Admission is free to the event on Friday March 2, with donations to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity.