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Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College in Nantwich will not merge with North Shropshire College after they failed to secure Government funding for the move.

The colleges have been working together for over a year, sharing best practice and quality improvement projects.

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

A motorcyclist is in hospital after the third serious accident on the A534 at Faddiley, Nantwich, in as many weeks.

The latest incident involved two motorbikes and a car on the Wrexham Road shortly after 1pm yesterday (August 20).

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s has announced its new Charity of the Year for 2017-2018 – the Nantwich branch of the Riding for the Disabled.

The charity provides opportunities for children with disabilities to enjoy the experience of riding which has proved beneficial as well as enjoyable.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

By Jonathan White
An autistic artist is creating stunning oil paintings of Nantwich scenes to sell as cards.

Talented Christian Turner, aged 23, from Sandbach, produced this painting of Nantwich Town Square as his first scene.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

Malbank and Brine Leas students celebrate strong A level results

School staff and pupils in Nantwich are celebrating after another strong performance in A level results by Malbank and Brine Leas.

Many students are now lining up places at top universities around the country after picking their results today.

August 17, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff paint ‘keep clear’ lines outside school closed 10 years ago

Highways staff were left red-faced after painting bright yellow ‘school’ warning signs outside a village school near Nantwich which closed 10 years ago!

The clanger was made outside the old Buerton Primary School on Woore Road near Audlem.

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

Nantwich firm Watts launches school cash referral scheme

A Nantwich business has launched an initiative to put extra cash in the coffers of South Cheshire schools.

Watts Mortgage and Wealth Management has introduced a referral scheme which pays schools £150 on the successful completion of a product taken out by parents or family members.

August 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

Lorry tips over in third accident on A534 at Faddiley in two weeks

This is the latest lorry accident on an  A534 bend near Nantwich – the third within yards of each other in just two weeks.

Now residents living along the stretch of road in Faddiley are calling for action.

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

St Luke’s Hospice unveils new Nantwich charity shop

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill has officially opened St Luke’s Hospice’s new Nantwich charity shop.

Nantwich Town Crier caught the attention of passers-by on Pepper Street and it was a successful first day of trading which saw staff, volunteers and board members welcome customers through its doors.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

Leighton Hospital staff earn national health and safety award

NHS trust staff who run Leighton Hospital have earned a national health and safety award.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)achieved gold in this year’s RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Words and Music Festival launches poetry anthology

Nantwich Words and Music Festival launches poetry anthology

Nantwich Words & Music Festival is marking its tenth year by launching an anniversary poetry anthology.

Organisers say the anthology will feature a collection of poems submitted to the festival’s popular poetry competition in the past decade, judged by renown poets like Kim Moore (pictured).

August 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News