Archive for April, 2018

Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

By Jonathan Topping
Fifty businesses in Cheshire – all registered with Companies House – are connected to organised crime groups.

Det Chief Insp Chris Ankers, from Cheshire Police, revealed the shock number to members of Cheshire West and Chester Council’s health and wellbeing board.

April 20, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
92% of Nantwich primary school applicants secure first preference, says Cheshire East

92% of Nantwich primary school applicants secure first preference, says Cheshire East

More than 92% of primary school applicants from Cheshire East have secured their first preference, says the authority.

Thousands of parents found out this week if they had secured their choice of primary school for youngsters starting in September.

Refurbished Nantwich playground unveiled after £58,000 project

Refurbished Nantwich playground unveiled after £58,000 project

A Nantwich playground by the Shropshire Union Canal has been re-opened after a £58,000 refurbishment.

The recreation area on Marsh Lane was renovated as part of a joint scheme by the Canal & River Trust charity, WREN and Cheshire East Council.

April 20, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Party Gras comes to Dorfold Park in Nantwich

Party Gras comes to Dorfold Park in Nantwich

You can shake your tail feather when the magic of a Party Gras carnival comes to Nantwich in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

The Party Gras will be held in the historic estate of Dorfold Park on Friday July 27 as part of hospice’s 30th anniversary celebrations.

Nantwich groups receive boost from Redrow community fund

Nantwich groups receive boost from Redrow community fund

Community groups in Nantwich are sharing a £10,000 community fund pot set up by house builders Redrow.

Organisations applied to the fund set up by the main developer of the new Kingsbourne housing development between the A51 and Waterlode in Nantwich.

April 19, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich woman honoured for helping Weight Watchers shed 2,300 lbs

Nantwich woman honoured for helping Weight Watchers shed 2,300 lbs

A Nantwich woman who has helped dieting residents lose more than 2,300 lbs, has been honoured for her efforts.

Amanda Smith has helped hundreds of Nantwich people towards a healthier lifestyle by helping Weight Watchers members in the community.

April 19, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Final whistle - Manager Dave Cooke punches the air in celebration

Nantwich Town to play Cheshire Cup Final on May 2

Nantwich Town will play their Cheshire Senior Cup final against Stockport Town FC on May 2.

Dave Cooke’s team clinched their place in the final with a dramatic 4-3 semi-final win at home to Stalybridge Celtic on Monday night.

April 19, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Review: Noel Coward’s classic ‘Private Lives’ at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Noel Coward’s classic ‘Private Lives’ at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
As part of their UK and Ireland tour, London Classic Theatre presented Noël Coward’s Private Lives at Crewe Lyceum this week.

Famously written in just four days while recovering from illness, Coward’s incredible pace of writing is reflected in the witty, wicked and fast dialogue of the play.

Council chiefs resist calls for mandatory 20mph limits outside Nantwich schools

Council chiefs resist calls for mandatory 20mph limits outside Nantwich schools

By Stephen Topping
Cheshire East Council insists it has no immediate intention of introducing mandatory 20mph speed limits despite renewed calls to boost road safety.

National campaign group 20 is Plenty – which has local branches in Nantwich, Crewe, Congleton, Sandbach, Wilmslow and Bollington – is again urging the council to lower the speed limit in built-up areas.

Nantwich teenage showjumper selected for Great Britain in Nations Cup

Nantwich teenage showjumper selected for Great Britain in Nations Cup

A teenage girl from Nantwich has been selected to represent Great Britain in the Nations Cup showjumping event in France.

The selection of 13-year-old Madison Heath marks a remarkable rise for the youngster who will now compete for her country in Fontainbleau on May 3-6.

April 18, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich students take part in Ryman National Enterprise Challenge

Nantwich students take part in Ryman National Enterprise Challenge

Students at Malbank School and Sixth Form College in Nantwich have taken part in a real life business challenge aimed at developing skills and raising aspirations of young people.

The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge staff worked with Year 9 students for a day developing their ideas and business acumen.

Ultra 90s at Crosville Social Club

Blow your whistle, put your hands up in the air and let me hear you say YEAH!!!! Live at the Crosville Social Club, Crewe on Friday, 20th April 2018 welcomes back “Ultra 90s” by popular demand – The greatest Dance Anthem production show in the UK. An evening of celebratory 90s nostalgia at its best with Dance Anthems, Club Classics,[Read More…]

April 18, 2018 0 comments Listings
Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Arsonists used gas canisters to torch the back of a property in the village of Ridley, near Nantwich, detectives say.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the arson at a house on Wrexham Road in Ridley.