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New owner of Nantwich’s Venetian Marine unveils £500,000 plan

New owner of Nantwich’s Venetian Marine unveils £500,000 plan

Cholmondeston-based Venetian Marine in Nantwich has been sold to one of the UK’s largest narrowboat brokerage. Buyer Whilton Marina now plans to pump £500,000 into redeveloping the site, one of the premier marinas in the North West.

December 20, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

A college boss from Nantwich has highlighed the increasing challenges facing the dairy industry at a major conference.  Meredydd David, Principal at Reaseheath College, urged everyone from farmers to retailers to work together to ensure the industry remained viable in the face of tough demands.

Nantwich mum lands key London Olympics security role

Nantwich mum lands key London Olympics security role

A Nantwich mum-of-five is flying the flag for Cheshire businesswomen after landing a top role with next year’s London Olympics. Eileen Williams, whose ESTC firm is based in Nantwich, will take up her public welfare position with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) in January.

December 16, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest
The Leopard pub in Nantwich taken over in £1 million deal

The Leopard pub in Nantwich taken over in £1 million deal

Exclusive The Leopard pub in Nantwich has been bought by Shropshire-based Joules brewery in a deal worth over £1 million. The London Road venue is one of three sites acquired by the Market Drayton company as part of a deal with Punch Taverns.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest
New Nantwich firm joins Wingate Centre soft toy appeal

New Nantwich firm joins Wingate Centre soft toy appeal

A new Nantwich skincare clinic has teamed up with the Wingate Centre to launch a Christmas Soft Toy Appeal. Bosses at Skin Health Spa, on Welsh Row, were keen to help the Wrenbury-based charity which offers support to children and young people with physical and learning disabilities.

December 6, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
MP Edward Timpson visits South Cheshire’s RedShift Radio

MP Edward Timpson visits South Cheshire’s RedShift Radio

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson called in to South Cheshire broadcaster RedShift Radio during their 28-day test licence. Mr Timpson was the guest on “Clocking Off” with Dr Gav, the station’s popular drive time show.

December 4, 2011 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Business, News
Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook scooped 14 Gold medals

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook scooped 14 Gold medals

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook has scooped 14 Gold medals at two prestigious food awards event. The company, based on Newcastle Road, picked up 10 of them at the BPEX North West regional product evaluation event for butchers.

December 1, 2011 0 comments Business, News
Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Plans for the Crewe Green Link Road to the A500 are back on after the Chancellor backed the scheme today. George Osbourne said he and the Department for Transport will fund 60 per cent, (£16.5m) of the £27million cost of the road.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Business, Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich traders launch “Christmas Hunt” competition for shoppers

Nantwich traders launch “Christmas Hunt” competition for shoppers

A fun “12 Days of Christmas” hunt has been launched by Nantwich traders, with more than £3,700 of prizes up for grabs. Visitors to the town centre will be on the look out for the images (pictured here) depicting each of the “12 days”, scattered among around 60 stores taking part.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Business, Community Events, Latest, News
Stapeley Water Gardens to close after Christmas

Stapeley Water Gardens to close after Christmas

Stapeley Water Gardens in Nantwich is to close for good after Christmas with the loss of dozens of jobs, it was announced today. The London Road attraction, which has been pulling in visitors for 45 years, will cease trading in the New Year.

November 28, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Peckforton Castle trio commended for bravery during fire

Peckforton Castle trio commended for bravery during fire

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.

November 27, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Nantwich shopkeepers launch “Sunday Trade” campaign

Nantwich shopkeepers launch “Sunday Trade” campaign

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.

November 25, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Model Danielle Lloyd opens new Nantwich beauty business

Model Danielle Lloyd opens new Nantwich beauty business

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.

November 25, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News