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Puddle Ducks celebrates 10 years with new Nantwich classes

Puddle Ducks celebrates 10 years with new Nantwich classes

A Cheshire firm which runs swimming classes for babies is celebrating 10 years by launching new sessions in Nantwich. Puddle Ducks is to run classes at the newly revamped indoor pool based at Regent’s Park, off London Road.

Nantwich Museum appoints Vicky Edwards as new administrator

Nantwich Museum appoints Vicky Edwards as new administrator

Nantwich Museum has appointed Vicky Edwards as a new administration assistant. Vicky, from Wolverhampton, is a business studies graduate who holds a certificate in personnel practice.

October 1, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
11 Nantwich men go Full Monty in “Calendar Girls” style fundraiser

11 Nantwich men go Full Monty in “Calendar Girls” style fundraiser

Exclusive Two Nantwich brothers have inspired a “Calendar Girls” style stunt to raise money in memory of a friend who died. Roy and Neil Aspinall persuaded nine other men to bare all for a special “The Nantwich Monty” calendar.

September 28, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich anti-housing campaigners to join Sandbach protest march

Nantwich anti-housing campaigners to join Sandbach protest march

Nantwich campaigners fighting large housing developments are joining forces with residents facing similar issues in a neighbouring town. Dozens are expected to attend a mass protest march in the centre of Sandbach tomorrow (September 29).

Stapeley residents urged to comment on Nantwich town strategy

Stapeley residents urged to comment on Nantwich town strategy

Campaigners are urging residents in Nantwich to air their views on the town strategy plan before this Monday’s October 1 deadline. Only around 300  have submitted views on the consultation, which outlines a plan for housing, infrastructure, jobs and services for Nantwich up to 2030.

September 27, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Cheshire Police issue floods warning to drivers and residents

Cheshire Police issue floods warning to drivers and residents

Cheshire Police have issued warnings to drivers as flooding continues to cause havoc in the county. Further heavy rain has affected many roads and village and towns across the county, although no residents have had to be evacuated yet.

September 26, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

A candidate for Cheshire’s new top policing post wants to double the number of special constables and crack anti-social yobs. Ex Crewe & Nantwich borough councillor John Dwyer also vows to form a team to tackle the county’s 100 worst drug offenders.

September 25, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Cheshire artist stages wildlife exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Cheshire artist stages wildlife exhibition at Nantwich Museum

A Cheshire artist has launched her “Wildlife in Inks and Watercolours” exhibition at Nantwich Museum. Colleen Parker’s work is now on display in the Community Gallery at the Pillory Street venue.

September 24, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

A village green in Nantwich is to be officially renamed in honour of a late council stalwart. Willaston village green is to be called Mike Heywood Green in tribute to the former parish council chairman (pictured).

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Councillors clash over controversial Stapeley Village Hall

Parish councillors clashed with the leader of Cheshire East over the  long-running Stapeley Village Hall saga. The delays and dithering over opening the hall next to Pear Tree Primary School were laid bare at a packed public meeting.

Nantwich Library rewards youngsters in “Reading Challenge”

Nantwich Library rewards youngsters in “Reading Challenge”

Dozens of Nantwich youngsters celebrated completing their summer Reading Challenge this week. Nantwich Library staged a series of presentation events for children of all ages who took part in the challenge.

September 21, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

Cheshire East leader hits out at “Nantwich South” housing plan

A council leader told a packed Nantwich meeting he would fight “unsustainable” housing developments threatening the town. Leader of Cheshire East Cllr Michael Jones addressed around 100 people in Stapeley.

September 21, 2012 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News, Stapeley
Thai restaurant plan for former Mia Stanza store on Welsh Row

Thai restaurant plan for former Mia Stanza store on Welsh Row

The former Mia Stanza store on Nantwich’s Welsh Row could become a new Thai restaurant and takeaway, it has emerged. A licensing application has been lodged by restaurant owners in Manchester for the site, town councillors said.

September 19, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest