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Nantwich churches and Street restaurant offer free Christmas Day lunches

Nantwich churches and Street restaurant offer free Christmas Day lunches

Churches in Nantwich are teaming up once again to hold a Christmas Day Lunch for people who would otherwise be on their own.

And Street restaurant on Welsh Row is running a similar scheme for hard-up families after last year’s success.

December 14, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum Cheese Room re-opens thanks to grant

Nantwich Museum Cheese Room re-opens thanks to grant

The Cheese Room at Nantwich Museum has been redecorated and redesigned thanks to a grant from Nantwich estate agents Baker Wynne & Wilson.

Volunteers led by museum manager Kate Dobson cleaned and repainted the room and researched and designed new display boards and labels for a range of artefacts.

December 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Brine Leas performers earn £1,000 towards Venice trip

Brine Leas performers earn £1,000 towards Venice trip

Christmas has come early to friends in a Nantwich school choir and band after receiving a £1,000 donation towards their trip to Venice.

The money, donated by The County Group, means Brine Leas School Choir and its Concert Band, can look forward to a trip of a lifetime next summer.

December 13, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Residents fears over Welsh Row traffic plans in Nantwich

Residents fears over Welsh Row traffic plans in Nantwich

Angry Nantwich residents have voiced fears over the impact that making Welsh Row one-way will have on their streets.

Cheshire East Council is considering a new ‘West Nantwich’ highway plan to stop traffic turning in to Welsh Row from Waterlode.

December 12, 2017 4 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich student wins £1,000 University of Worcester scholarship

Nantwich student wins £1,000 University of Worcester scholarship

A student from Nantwich has earned a £1,000 scholarship for outstanding academic achievement in his university studies.

Joshua Ollier was presented with the scholarship by the University of Worcester’s Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive, Professor David Green, at a special ceremony.

December 11, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

Winter freeze hits Crewe and Nantwich – in pictures

The winter  freeze has brought joy and frustration to families across Crewe and Nantwich.

Thousands enjoyed the weekend snow as young and old went sledging, built snowmen and enjoyed gorgeous Winter walks.

Nantwich woman launches website to help sexual abuse victims

Nantwich woman launches website to help sexual abuse victims

A Nantwich woman has launched a new website to provide a safe place for victims of sexual harassment, assault and rape to share their stories.

Philippa Richford said she designed the site, Exposeyourpig.com, so victims could openly talk about their experiences without fear of any come back.

December 11, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Amber warning as 20cm of snow set to hit South Cheshire

Amber warning as 20cm of snow set to hit South Cheshire

Families are being warned of disruption caused by heavy snow forecast to hit South Cheshire tomorrow.

An Amber warning has been issued by the Met Office for heavy snow between 4am and 6pm throughout Sunday, which could leave up to 20 centimetres in low lying areas.

December 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College food team names new centre after colleague

Reaseheath College food team names new centre after colleague

Reaseheath College’s Food Industry department has honoured a former colleague by dedicating a technical centre to him.

Derek Allen, who died last year, was the Nantwich college’s commercial senior technologist and had worked at Reaseheath since 2008.

December 8, 2017 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Town Council to raise Council Tax by 3.9%

Nantwich Town Council to raise Council Tax by 3.9%

Nantwich councillors are to raise Council Tax for the town’s 5,200 households by 3.9%.

The rise will provide the council with a precept of £574,958 for the 2018-19 financial year.

December 8, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council approves extra £10.9 million adult social care budget to tackle demand

Cheshire East Council approves extra £10.9 million adult social care budget to tackle demand

Cheshire East Council is to spend an extra £10.9 million on adult social care in 2018/19 as it bids to tackle a growing demand in the borough.

The authority’s Cabinet, facing reductions in government grants, rising costs and increased demand, has backed proposals to recommission care at home, residential care and respite care.

December 7, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Thousands sign petition against plans to downgrade Crewe Fire Station

Thousands sign petition against plans to downgrade Crewe Fire Station

The campaign to stop proposals to downgrade Crewe Fire Station takes to the streets again this weekend, after thousands of people signed a petition.

Cheshire Fire Authority proposals could see only one fire engine for Crewe and Nantwich with 24/7 on call firefighters.

December 6, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
A51 closed after serious accident near Reaseheath, Nantwich

A51 closed after serious accident near Reaseheath, Nantwich

The busy A51 near Reaseheath in Nantwich was closed today after a serious accident.

One vehicle over-turned in the incident between Reaseheath and the Bluestone Lights junction at around 1pm today.