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Thousands feel tremors after 4.4 earthquake hits Wales and England

Thousands feel tremors after 4.4 earthquake hits Wales and England

Thousands across South Cheshire felt tremors today after a 4.4 earthquake affected parts of Wales and England.

Shaking has been reported across south Wales, the south west of England and the Midlands.

February 17, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Third South Cheshire man dies a week after A41 road collision

Third South Cheshire man dies a week after A41 road collision

A third man from South Cheshire has died days after his two friends were killed in the same road accident on the A41 near Chester.

Darryl Smith, 29, and his friend Sean Broomhall, 24, both of Wistaston, died as a result of the collision.

February 16, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Highfields Academy hosts Chinese New Year Fireworks event  in Nantwich

Highfields Academy hosts Chinese New Year Fireworks event in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Highfields Academy hosted their first ever ‘Chinese New Year Fireworks’ event at their school on Cumberland Avenue in Nantwich.

Their annual late-October Bonfire Night display was carried over from 2017 due to extensive roofing work on the school premises.

February 16, 2018 4 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

By Lewis Warner
Ex-Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of a further seven charges of sex offences against boys.

The 64-year-old, who also worked for a short time at Stoke City, was convicted of more charges at Liverpool Crown Court today (February 15).

February 15, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Cheshire East highways bosses boost pothole repair team to tackle problem

Highways chiefs in Cheshire East have almost doubled the number of pothole repair teams in a bid to tackle the rapid rise in road defects.

Drivers are faced with hundreds of potholes on many journeys around Crewe and Nantwich, with major roads also badly affected.

February 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Crewe Lyceum performers finish show outdoors after fire drama evacuation

Crewe Lyceum performers finish show outdoors after fire drama evacuation

Performers finished in a blaze of glory at Crewe Lyceum – after a fire drama meant they ended their show outdoors!

The incident happened during the final night-time performance of the popular production, Birdsong.

February 13, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Residents oppose wedding venue plans by Hatherton Lodge near Nantwich

Villagers are fighting plans to turn a historic country house near Nantwich into a wedding and events venue.

The owners of Grade II listed Hatherton Lodge, in Hatherton have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council for a change of use.

Stunning pictures capture Cormorant on River Weaver in Nantwich

Stunning pictures capture Cormorant on River Weaver in Nantwich

River Weaver in Nantwich continues to attract plenty of wildlife – as these stunning pictures show!

Our latest riverside resident is a Cormorant, captured in these images by local photographer Paul Topham.

February 11, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Rotary donates £6,161 raised by Sleigh with Santa

Nantwich Rotary donates £6,161 raised by Sleigh with Santa

Nantwich Rotary has donated more than £6,000 to local causes thanks to a record-breaking Christmas Sleigh with Santa.

The annual sleigh which visited scores of streets around Nantwich raised a record £6,161.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Young Brine Leas mathematicians scoop Keele Shield

Young Brine Leas mathematicians scoop Keele Shield

Young mathematicians from Brine Leas School in Nantwich are celebrating after winning the University of Keele Senior Maths Team Challenge.

The clever calculators scooped the Keele Shield for their successful performance.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Police arrest 16-year-old in connection with Beam Street assault in Nantwich

Police arrest 16-year-old in connection with Beam Street assault in Nantwich

A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with the Beam Street assault outside 1st Stop in Nantwich.

Police confirmed that a 16-year-old male was arrested this morning on suspicion of Affray and is being questioned.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Two South Cheshire men killed in horror A41 crash near Chester

Two South Cheshire men killed in horror A41 crash near Chester

Two men from South Cheshire have been killed in a horror car smash on the A41 near Chester.

The collision, between a silver Audi A3 and a blue Peugeot Partner van, happened outside Dragon Hall Business Park on Whitchurch Road.

February 9, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial is now officially a Grade II listed monument.

Historic England has added the memorial, on the town square on High Street, to the list of buildings of ‘Special Architectural or Historic Interest’.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News