Three workers at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich were commended at an awards night for their bravery during a massive blaze. Daniel Naylor, Paul Heany and Simon Oxley were given a standing ovation at the Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards.
Dozens of retailers in Nantwich town centre have come together to launch a pre-Christmas ‘Sunday Trade’ campaign. Around 70% of independent stores in the town are backing the idea, and will be open on the next four Sundays leading up to Christmas.
Model and TV presenter Danielle Lloyd was in Nantwich to open a new health and beauty business in the town. Former Miss England Danielle, engaged to Premier League footballer Jamie O’Hara, officially returned to work after spending 16 weeks nursing her seriously ill premature baby.
Food producers were given a flavour of how Reaseheath College in Nantwich can help them expand their businesses. Businesses in Cheshire and surrounding counties were on the first public tour of the new Food Innovation Centre.
The boss of a Nantwich firm helped youngsters have their cake and eat it at a business enterprise day. Martyn Kinch, Vice President International Sales for the ILX Group based in Nantwich, was invited in to bid for cakes produced by school pupils during the day.
Elederly folk across Nantwich and South Cheshire are tucking into wholesome breakfasts thanks to a porridge donation from Mornflake. The Crewe-based breakfast foods firm has teamed up with Age UK Cheshire to distribute bags of porridge to pensioners at coffee mornings and advice sessions.
A cloud is hanging over the future of Stapeley Water Gardens in Nantwich, according to reports. Dozens of staff at the London Road site are now fearing for their jobs after entering a 30-day consultation period with bosses.
Top model Danielle Lloyd will be in Nantwich next week to help launch a new beauty business. Former Miss England Danielle, who also works as a TV presenter, will be at the launch of Skin Health Spa, on Welsh Row.
South Cheshire’s RedShift Radio will be on air from November 21 for its second 28-day broadcast of the year. The station, on 87.7FM, will run until December 19 focusing on communities of Crewe, Nantwich and surrounding villages.
Nantwich Town councillors and traders are objecting to plans submitted for the former Beam Street Medical Centre.
Keyworker Homes (Cheshire) wants to demolish the former medical centre and build a retail unit, with Marks and Spencer rumoured to be interested.
A young Nantwich nursery worker has been celebrated as South Cheshire College’s 100th apprentice. Sandeep Singh, 18, signed up for a Level 3 Child Care apprenticeship she hopes will lead to full time employment.
Wedgwood ceramics collected by a man who started work at the company’s Etruria factory straight from school, sold for £19,900 at an auction in Nantwich. The collection was consigned for sale by Harry Sheldon, whose father Harry, started working as the odd job man at the Wedgwood factory.
Two Welsh Row venues will be laying on a treat for customers at this weekend’s Nantwich Food and Drink Festival.
The Cheshire Cat and Firenze bars and restaurants are running events including a Chilean Wine and Tapas evening.