Human Interest

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 0 comments 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
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
Four major Nantwich housing schemes on “high risk” wrong air quality data list

Four major Nantwich housing schemes on “high risk” wrong air quality data list

Four major Nantwich housing development applications are on a “high risk” list of 12 impacted by the manipulated air quality scandal, Cheshire East Council has revealed.

Developments at Stapeley Gardens, Kingsley Fields, Audlem Road/Broad Lane, and Queens Drive are all on the list the council has been forced to review after external investigators uncovered ‘deliberate’ manipulation of air quality test results.

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

Redsands children’s centre in Willaston sold to care providers

The former Redsands children’s home in Nantwich has been sold, Cheshire East Council has confirmed.

The centre, off Crewe Road, has been derelict for years, attracting vandalism and costing the council in maintenance and repairs.

August 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

The RSPCA is warning people to be wary of wildlife when on a boat after a cygnet was killed by a propeller on a Nantwich canal

The injured and distressed cygnet was found by a member of the public with its skin ripped away, on the canal near to Barbridge Marina, Nantwich
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Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich opens Nantwich Museum ‘River Weaver’ exhibition

Mayor of Nantwich Councillor Penny Butterill opened Nantwich Museum’s latest exhibition – “River Weaver – a meander through time”.

The exhibition charts the story of the river and how it has shaped local history.

August 6, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Chatwins worker’s £500 bike stolen by suspect with bolt cutters in Nantwich

Chatwins worker’s £500 bike stolen by suspect with bolt cutters in Nantwich

Police want to question this man after bolt cutters were used to sever chains and steal a £500 bicycle outside Chatwins bakery in Nantwich.

Stunned owner Nigel Attwell discovered his prize bike had been taken as he left work at around 5.30pm on July 25.

August 4, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News