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Dog trainer and shop boss scoop Reaseheath College apprentice awards

Dog trainer and shop boss scoop Reaseheath College apprentice awards

A dog trainer and manager of an animal feeds shop took top titles at a Reaseheath College awards ceremony celebrating apprenticeships and traineeships.

Sian Howells, 24, who works for WKD Trained Dogs in Stone, was crowned Intermediate Apprentice of the Year.

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men killed in A525 crash between Nantwich and Whitchurch

Two men have died after an accident on the A525 at Broughall between Nantwich and Whitchurch.

The incident involved a motorcyclist and pedestrian and happened on Nantwich Road.

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners “disappointed” Nantwich MP Timpson missed school funding meeting

Campaigners fighting new school funding plans in South Cheshire have hit out at MP Edward Timpson for failing to attend a public meeting.

The protest against the proposed National Funding Formula, which could leave Crewe and Nantwich schools at the bottom of the UK funding table, is gathering momentum.

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

22,000 Leighton Hospital children boosted by charity’s cuddly toys

A charity that donates cuddly toys to distressed children at Leighton Hospital is celebrating a milestone.

Cheshire Freemasons launched their “Teddies for Loving Care” (TLC) scheme for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, 12 years ago.

March 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

Hundreds across South Cheshire join protest march over funding formula

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of families across Cheshire East took part in a protest march in Sandbach against school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

The march was led by campaign organiser and Nantwich mum and teacher Laura Smith.

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Nantwich apprentices renovate Leighton Hospital garden

Green-fingered Nantwich apprentices helped to renovate a garden for patients at Leighton Hospital.

The Reaseheath College students teamed up for the project as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Residents in Richmond Nantwich bloom thanks to Sainsbury’s donation

Residents in Richmond Nantwich bloom thanks to Sainsbury’s donation

Residents at Richmond Nantwich care village had their day brightened thanks to a donation of flowers from town’s Sainsbury’s store.

Bunches of daffodils brought a sea of yellow to the village off London Road.

March 15, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Search and Rescue awarded share of Government grant

Cheshire Search and Rescue awarded share of Government grant

Cheshire Search and Rescue team has been awarded a share of a £913,000 grant by Maritime Minister John Hayes.

The grant supports charities running local lifeboat and rescue services.

March 15, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Teenager attacked and robbed of phone by Nantwich hoodies

Teenager attacked and robbed of phone by Nantwich hoodies

A 19-year-old was attacked by a gang of up to eight men dressed in hoodies in Nantwich town centre.

The victim had his phone stolen in the incident on Bowers Row, as he walked towards High Street.

March 13, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich volunteers helps raise £18,000 in month-long hospice campaign

Nantwich and Crewe fund-raisers have helped St Luke’s Hospice net £18,000 in a month-long campaign.

Volunteers have held buckets, sold cakes, knitted hearts and wore red.

March 10, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Man injured in flat fire in Nantwich

Man injured in flat fire in Nantwich

A man was treated for smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Nantwich.

Fire crews were called out to the blaze on Jubilee Gardens, Nantwich, shortly before 6pm last night (March 9).

March 10, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Councillors fear Nantwich roundabouts sponsor plan poses danger to drivers

Councillors fear Nantwich roundabouts sponsor plan poses danger to drivers

An authority’s plan to cash-in on advertising space on Nantwich roundabouts could pose a danger to drivers, councillors have warned.

ANSA, Cheshire East Council’s environmental services arm, wants to offer sponsorship signs on three roundabouts on major routes in and out of the town.

March 9, 2017 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

Nantwich councillors welcome Mobile Children’s Centre for rural areas

A new mobile children’s centre soon to be unveiled in Nantwich and nearby villages, has been welcomed by town councillors.

The Cheshire East Council service is embarking on a tour of the area, with the aim of gathering views from the public on the facility.