Archive for April, 2018

South Cheshire slimmers shed pounds and raise £7k for St Luke’s Hospice

South Cheshire slimmers shed pounds and raise £7k for St Luke’s Hospice

Slimmers have raised more than £7,000 for St Luke’s Hospice while shedding over nine stones in their own battles to lose weight.

Nine men and women accepted the ‘Mission SlimPossible’ challenge in January and embarked on a 12-week programme to improve health, fitness levels and achieve their weight-loss goals.

April 30, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Boss of Musical Moments in Nantwich shortlisted for top business award

Boss of Musical Moments in Nantwich shortlisted for top business award

A former teacher who runs the ‘Musical Moments’ franchise in Nantwich has been shortlisted in the 2018 E3 Business Awards.

Vicky Thornton has been running her interactive musical sessions in care homes across Nantwich, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent since 2016.

April 30, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Congestion fears over plans for 44 new homes in Shavington

Congestion fears over plans for 44 new homes in Shavington

By Stephen Topping
Planning chiefs are being urged to keep congestion in mind when deciding whether to approve a 44-home development in Shavington.

Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee will consider a reserved matters planning application from Wainhomes for the development on land behind Chestnut Avenue.

April 30, 2018 1 comment Shavington, Village News
Family run farm in Marbury to become wedding venue

Family run farm in Marbury to become wedding venue

By Stephen Topping
A family-run farm in Marbury, near Wrenbury, could soon become home to a wedding venue after being granted a licence for music.

Grange Farm was given permission by Cheshire East Council for live and recorded music on Saturdays from 6pm to 12.30am.

April 30, 2018 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
White Eagles beat Faddiley in Sunday league Division One Cup Final

White Eagles beat Faddiley in Sunday league Division One Cup Final

White Eagles beat Faddiley 3-1 in the Crewe Regional Sunday Division One Cup Final.

In a tight and keenly-contested first half, Pawel Abramowic put White Eagles ahead midway through the first half.

April 30, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town slump to 3-0 defeat at home to Stafford Rangers

Nantwich Town slump to 3-0 defeat at home to Stafford Rangers

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town’s season ended in defeat as they went down 3-0 to Stafford Rangers thanks to two penalties from Robert Thompson-Brown at the Weaver Stadium.

The Rangers midfielder netted a spot kick in either half with Tyrell Waite also scoring during the second period making it a day to forget for the Dabbers.

April 29, 2018 1 comment Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich road resurfacing work lasted just three weeks

Nantwich road resurfacing work lasted just three weeks

Council chiefs have admitted resurfacing work on a busy Nantwich road had to be repaired – just three weeks after it was completed!

Work to resurface Station Road and Prachitts Row near Aldi supermarket was carried out the week before Easter, with closures over several days.

April 29, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
South Cheshire firm honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

South Cheshire firm honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A South Cheshire pharmaceutical company has been recognised with one of the most prestigious business awards.

Boyds, a consultancy supporting pharmaceutical and biotech products and devices for patients, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales for the last three years.

April 29, 2018 0 comments Business, Business

East Meets East

East Meets East – A Journey Through Music A Classical Fusion Concert, where the Orient meets with the Indian Subcontinent in a unique musical journey interweaving with subtle Jazz and Folkloric undertones. Bringing together an International vibe to the rural reach, with highly acclaimed artists from Taiwan, India and UK. Cheng Ying Chuang was trained both in China, Taiwan and[Read More…]

April 29, 2018 0 comments Listings
International pianist Kathryn Stott to perform in Nantwich

International pianist Kathryn Stott to perform in Nantwich

International pianist Kathryn Stott is to give a one-off performance at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich in June.

Stott is a British classical pianist who performs as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ready for play off final at Malvern

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ready for play off final at Malvern

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts are ready for the biggest game of the season when they take on Malvern in the Play Off Final tomorrow.

Victory for the Vagrants side in the Midlands West 2 playoff final will secure promotion just a season after being relegated from Midlands One.

April 27, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Family escape from house blaze in Nantwich

Family escape from house blaze in Nantwich

A family escaped unharmed as fire ripped through their home in Nantwich.

The blaze broke out at a property on Wyche Avenue at around 5.45pm last night (April 26).

April 27, 2018 0 comments Incident, News
Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Recorded crime in Cheshire has spiralled by more than 36% in just 12 months, official figures show today.

The Office of National Statistics shows the county saw a 36.4% increase in overall recorded crime between December 2016 and December 2017.

April 26, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News