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“Mr Nantwich Show” John Broomhall steps down after 25 years

“Mr Nantwich Show” John Broomhall steps down after 25 years

Nantwich Show organisers have paid tribute to the man who helped turn the event into the biggest crowd-puller of its kind in the UK. John Broomhall has stepped down after 25 years as chairman of Nantwich Agricultural Society which stages the event every July at Dorfold Park.

Nantwich “Dr Who” fan knits scarves for Douglas Macmillan Hospice

Nantwich “Dr Who” fan knits scarves for Douglas Macmillan Hospice

A Dr Who fanatic from Nantwich is hoping to stitch up a tidy sum for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice by knitting Tom Baker-style scarves. James Nicholls, 28, took up knitting to relax while studying for his accountancy qualification and has sold the long, colourful scarves on the internet for £50.

April 16, 2013 0 comments Business, Charity news, Latest
Nantwich auctioneer part of ground-breaking China sale event

Nantwich auctioneer part of ground-breaking China sale event

A Nantwich auctioneer is in China this week to take part in the first ever European art sale held there. Robert Stones, principal of fine art and antiques auctioneers Peter Wilson, is involved with a consortium of UK firms involved in staging the event at Xiamen Freeport.

April 14, 2013 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich vehicle students given exclusive Bentley Motors tour

Nantwich vehicle students given exclusive Bentley Motors tour

Trainee vehicle technicians from Nantwich saw engineering perfection during a visit to exclusive car manufacturer Bentley. Thirty students from Reaseheath College watched the production of two of the most prestigious cars in the world – the Bentley Continental GT and the Bentley Mulsanne.

Hundreds of shoppers queue as new M&S store opens in Nantwich

Hundreds of shoppers queue as new M&S store opens in Nantwich

Hundreds of keen shoppers queued today to be the first through the doors of Nantwich’s new Marks & Spencer store. The Simply Food outlet on Beam Street was unveiled by store manager Michelle McMurray in front of a large crowd.

April 10, 2013 1 comment Business, Human Interest, Latest
Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich closed by Food Standards Agency

Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich closed by Food Standards Agency

The controversial Red Lion abattoir near Nantwich has been ordered to stop operating, the Food Standards Agency revealed today. The slaughterhouse in Sound Heath, Wrenbury, has failed to meet requirements for safe production of meat.

Richmond Village Nantwich thumbs up by Care Quality Commission

Richmond Village Nantwich thumbs up by Care Quality Commission

A Nantwich care home has been given the thumbs up in their latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) report. Inspectors say Richmond Village Nantwich, on St Joseph’s Way, met all standards after carrying out an unannounced visit.

April 4, 2013 0 comments Business, Health, News
Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabber’s Dish” competition

Nantwich Town Council launches “Dabber’s Dish” competition

A Nantwich councillor has launched a search to find a national dish for the town. Cllr Stuart Hutton (pictured) wants Nantwich to have a delicacy to represent the Dabbers – like Cornwall with the pasty, and Stoke with the oatcake.

Malbank School in Nantwich scoops “Dragon’s Den” food contest trophy

Malbank School in Nantwich scoops “Dragon’s Den” food contest trophy

Teenagers from a Nantwich school beat their rivals to win a coveted “Dragon’s Den” style competition. The Malbank School team of Ella-Jade Harris, Meg Wild and Alex Sutton came out on top in the Busch “Make It Enterprising Challenge”.

Owners of new Nantwich nightclub “The Studio” excited at launch

Owners of new Nantwich nightclub “The Studio” excited at launch

Nantwich club owner Nigel Woodhouse believes transforming the old Gregory’s nightspot in his home town has fulfilled an ambition. Nigel, born and bred in Nantwich, teamed up with two other local businessmen to buy back the venue and revamp it into The Studio.

Nantwich beauty salon signs up to Hope House Hospice challenge

Nantwich beauty salon signs up to Hope House Hospice challenge

A beauty salon in Nantwich is facing up to a charity’s corporate challenge by enlisting the support of clients. Madison Spa has signed up for the Hope House Hospice fundraiser which challenges businesses to grow £50 into a sizable donation.

March 25, 2013 0 comments Business, Charity news, Health, Latest
Bunbury butcher couple visit Westminster for national awards

Bunbury butcher couple visit Westminster for national awards

A couple who run a local butcher were invited to Parliament after winning through to the Countryside Alliance national annual awards. Mark and Claire Burrows, of Bunbury, near Nantwich, made it through to the final after winning the “butchers” category in the North West competition.

March 21, 2013 0 comments Bunbury, Business, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Sainsbury’s take on French students on exchange

Nantwich Sainsbury’s take on French students on exchange

Five French college students have arrived in Nantwich to improve their English and to extend their knowledge of the retail trade. They are studying a Baccalaureate de Commerce and have been invited by Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road to join their staff for five weeks.

March 16, 2013 0 comments Business, News, Schools & Colleges