Archive for March, 2018

Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police draft in extra officers for Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police chiefs in Nantwich say they will be ready for the influx of thousands of music fans attending the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues & Music Festival.

The four-day event is classed as a ‘Force’ event by officers in Cheshire, with policing strategy forged from headquarters.

March 27, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Cheshire East pays consultancy firm £150,000 to tackle ‘bullying’ culture

Cheshire East pays consultancy firm £150,000 to tackle ‘bullying’ culture

Cheshire East Council is paying more than £150,000 to a consultancy firm to help the authority tackle its ‘bullying’ culture.

‘Sticky Change’, a company that has worked with clients such as Everton FC, is to be paid £152,460 for a 12-month contract.

March 27, 2018 7 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Bunbury youngsters donate old school uniform to Uganda orphans

Bunbury youngsters donate old school uniform to Uganda orphans

Big-hearted Bunbury children stopped their old school uniforms going in the bin – so they could donate them to an orphanage in Uganda.

The pupils worked together to collect more than 500 items of old uniform after Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary near Nantwich decided to change its outfit.

March 27, 2018 2 comments Audlem, Bunbury, Village News
Nantwich PSA testing day to be held by Leighton Hospital prostate cancer group

Nantwich PSA testing day to be held by Leighton Hospital prostate cancer group

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group is to stage a PSA testing session for Nantwich men.

Nantwich Civic Hall will open from 9.30am until 12.30pm on Saturday April 14 for men to take part in PSA blood testing for early detection of prostate cancer.

March 27, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Crewe Alex Ladies beat Chester FC Women 7-0 in front of record crowd

Crewe Alex Ladies beat Chester FC Women 7-0 in front of record crowd

By James Brown
Crewe Alexandra Ladies reached the final of the Cheshire FA Ladies Cup with a convincing 7-0 victory against Chester FC Women at the Cumberland Arena.

More than 100 people watched as Crewe Ladies cruised to victory thanks to goals from Laura Garner, Megan Booth (2), Bethany Grice, Michelle Saunders, Beth Ragdale and Amanda Fallon.

March 26, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Women at Cheshire East Council earn 14% less than men, pay gap report shows

Women at Cheshire East Council earn 14% less than men, pay gap report shows

Women at Cheshire East Council are earning 14.3% less than men on average, the authority’s gender pay gap report has revealed.

The report highlights the difference between the average earnings of its male and female employees.

March 26, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich RSPCA seek new home for cat called ‘Lucky’

Nantwich RSPCA seek new home for cat called ‘Lucky’

A cat named Lucky after being rescued from the streets by the RSPCA is hoping her name will finally bring her good luck – after a run of bad fortune.

The six-month-old kitten is currently at RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, after spending the last four months recovering from various health issues.

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

A 19-year-old Nantwich man arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Nantwich has been released without charge.

Cheshire Police confirmed today the complainant, aged 21, has now withdrawn the allegation.

March 26, 2018 3 comments Crime, Incident, News
Latest events planned for Nantwich Library in April

Latest events planned for Nantwich Library in April

Nantwich Library is to run a series of events over the coming days for residents.

There will be an ITea & Chat group on Thursday April 5 from 2.30pm to 4pm.

Crewe FC reach final of Crewe FA Sunday Cup + local round-up

Crewe FC reach final of Crewe FA Sunday Cup + local round-up

Crewe FC are through to the final of the Crewe FA Sunday Cup following a 3-2 win over White Lion FL.

Craig Harris, Ricky Barlow and a Tom Finch winning goal five minutes from time earned victory for Crewe FC.

March 26, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Wistaston Tennis Club hosts Sport Relief fund-raising tournament

Wistaston Tennis Club hosts Sport Relief fund-raising tournament

A fund-raising tennis tournament took place at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club on Church Lane to raise money for Sport Relief.

In previous years club members have held a tennis tournament and a 12-hour ‘Tennisathon’, raising hundreds of pounds in the process.

March 26, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Stapeley Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by Cheshire East

Stapeley Neighbourhood Plan endorsed by Cheshire East

Stapeley’s Neighbourhood Plan has been completed and endorsed by Cheshire East Council.

Cllr Ainsley Arnold, council cabinet member for housing, planning and regeneration, confirmed the move following the successful referendum in the village last month.

Aldi bucket collection in Nantwich raises £540 for Bloodwise

Aldi bucket collection in Nantwich raises £540 for Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
A charity bucket collection held by Bloodwise at Aldi in Nantwich helped to raise more than £540.

An impressive £541.68 was donated by kind shoppers and staff at the Station Road store in just two days.

March 26, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News