Human Interest

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan will add glamour to a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display in Nantwich. The pin-up, who plays Rovers barmaid Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap, will be at the “Spooktacular” Halloween family fun night at Dorfold Park on October 27.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich charity champion’s special Paralympic Torch moment

Nantwich charity champion’s special Paralympic Torch moment

A Nantwich charity champion described the amazing experience of carrying the Paralympic Torch. Olwyn Payton was nominated by people in the town for her work and in memory of her daughter died after being born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Ship’s musical instruments sell for £30,000 at Nantwich auction

Ship’s musical instruments sell for £30,000 at Nantwich auction

Musical instruments played by a cruise ship musician in the 1960s struck a chord with buyers at a Nantwich auction. The old instruments raised almost £30,000 when sold at Peter Wilson auctioneers, on Market Street.

September 17, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich to earn £2 million from Food and Drink Festival

Nantwich to earn £2 million from Food and Drink Festival

Organisers of the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival have been stunned at the success of this weekend’s event. More than 30,000 visitors have flocked to Nantwich and the weekend is set to generate more than £2 million for the town.

September 16, 2012 6 comments Business, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Tennis Club ladies scoop cup for 20th consecutive year

Nantwich Tennis Club ladies scoop cup for 20th consecutive year

By Jonathan White A Nantwich ladies tennis team is celebrating after winning the league title – for the 20th year in a row! Nantwich Tennis Club Ladies ‘A’ team have landed the South and Mid Cheshire Division 1 cup for the 29th time in all.

September 14, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Other sports, Sport
Network Rail rethinks Nantwich level crossing closures at Christmas

Network Rail rethinks Nantwich level crossing closures at Christmas

Rail chiefs have been forced into a rethink over plans to close Nantwich’s three level crossings in the run up to Christmas. Network Rail wanted to close the London Road, Wellington Road and Shrewbridge Road crossings for several days in December.

September 14, 2012 0 comments Business, Environment, Human Interest, Latest
The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

The Wistaston Singers looking to unearth new choir talent

By Jonathan White A local singing group is hoping to unearth new singing talent in the Nantwich area. The Wistaston Singers are on the lookout for new members, particularly new sopranos and tenors.

Nantwich Town Council to stage “town strategy” meeting for residents

Nantwich Town Council to stage “town strategy” meeting for residents

Nantwich Town Council is to hold a special consultation evening for the public on the Draft Nantwich Town Strategy. The strategy, part of the consultation process on the new Cheshire East Local Plan, gives people a chance to shape how Nantwich should grow up to the year 2030.

September 13, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Top military man Tim Cross to speak to South Cheshire churchgoers

Top military man Tim Cross to speak to South Cheshire churchgoers

A key British military figure of the last 15 years is to give a talk to South Cheshire church goers next month. Major General Tim Cross CBE will be talking about his life, faith and experiences in the army in Bosnia and both Gulf wars.

September 13, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson opens new Nantwich Little Angels nursery

MP Edward Timpson put his Government promotion to good use in Nantwich – by opening a new nursery. The newly promoted junior minister for education cut the ribbon at the new Little Angels in Regents Park, off London Road.

September 12, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, Willaston & Rope
Residents angry over Welsh Row eyesore in Nantwich

Residents angry over Welsh Row eyesore in Nantwich

Residents on Welsh Row in Nantwich are calling for action over an eyesore building which is blighting one of the town’s key gateways. They have collected a petition of more than 100 names asking for work to be done on Chapel Hall.

September 12, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich councillors keen to improve town’s Christmas Lights event

Nantwich councillors keen to improve town’s Christmas Lights event

Councillors have revealed plans to revamp this year’s Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on on December 1. It follows criticism of last year’s event which many felt was a damp squib.

Muller Property grilled by angry Nantwich councillors and residents

Muller Property grilled by angry Nantwich councillors and residents

Housing developers were given a rough ride by angry residents and councillors over their “Nantwich South” plans. Muller Property gave a presentation to Nantwich Town Council before being grilled by campaigners and councillors objecting to the 1,000 home scheme.