Human Interest

Thousands enjoy competing and watching the Nantwich Triathlon

Thousands enjoy competing and watching the Nantwich Triathlon

Hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators helped make the latest Cheshire Triathlon in Nantwich a huge success. There were 980 entrants competing in seven different categories of race in a sun-drenched Barony Park and surrounding area.

June 3, 2013
Crewe & Nantwich Ramblers stage latest walks in Derbyshire

Crewe & Nantwich Ramblers stage latest walks in Derbyshire

Crewe & Nantwich Ramblers Association is urging people to join up and enjoy the outings they have planned this summer. The group organises walks across all parts of England every two weeks, with the next at Hayfield in Derbyshire on Sunday June 9.

June 2, 2013
Cheshire Police target young drink drivers in summer crackdown

Cheshire Police target young drink drivers in summer crackdown

Cheshire Police are targeting drink and drug drivers in and around Nantwich at the start of a summer crackdown. The force is backing the national campaign launched today June 1st until June 30 with a series of initiatives to raise awareness and provide local enforcement.

May 31, 2013
Crewe & Nantwich residents to see Mercian Regiment homecoming parade

Crewe & Nantwich residents to see Mercian Regiment homecoming parade

Nantwich residents are being urged to welcome home local regiment, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire). The regiment is to parade through Crewe town centre as part of a series of homecoming marches in Cheshire in June.

May 30, 2013
“Very Best in Stand up” returns for last Nantwich show of season

“Very Best in Stand up” returns for last Nantwich show of season

‘The Very Best in Stand Up‘ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall for the final show of the season before a 12-week summer break. Compere and host for the June 7 show will be a familiar face to long-time comedy fans in Cheshire.

May 29, 2013
Nantwich woman cycles around UK for local RSPCA branch

Nantwich woman cycles around UK for local RSPCA branch

A Nantwich woman is tackling cycling events around the UK to raise money for RSPCA Crewe, Nantwich & District branch. And keen cyclist Carole Jackson’s next challenge is the Nantwich Triathlon this Sunday June 2.

May 29, 2013
Nantwich Library launches two-week book sale

Nantwich Library launches two-week book sale

Nantwich Library is holding its annual big book sale starting today (May 28). The sale, which will feature fiction and non-fiction books and knock-down prices, will run for two weeks.

May 28, 2013
Nantwich Museum plans half-term workshops, sale and volunteer events

Nantwich Museum plans half-term workshops, sale and volunteer events

Half-term workshops are taking place at Nantwich Museum this week to help keep youngsters busy. Salt will be the main theme of the workshops on Wednesday and Thursday May 29 and 30.

May 28, 2013
Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

A Nantwich radio presenter is gearing up to cycle across Cuba – 250 miles in just five days. Helen Pegg, who works on The Cat community radio station, has signed up for a journey of a lifetime.

May 28, 2013
Nantwich dancer AJ Pritchard’s delight at Britain’s Got Talent semis

Nantwich dancer AJ Pritchard’s delight at Britain’s Got Talent semis

Nantwich dance star AJ Pritchard told how it felt “unreal” to reach the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent. Ex Brine Leas pupil AJ and dance partner Chloe Hewitt were told by judge Alesha Dixon that they had made it through.

May 27, 2013
Nantwich beauty therapy firm makes finals of prestigious awards

Nantwich beauty therapy firm makes finals of prestigious awards

A beauty therapy firm in Nantwich has made the final in two categories of the prestigious Beauty Industry BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards. The International School of Beauty Therapy is shortlisted for International Centre of the Year 2013.

May 27, 2013
Nantwich pub’s new owners to open after refurbishment

Nantwich pub’s new owners to open after refurbishment

The new managers of The Talbot pub in Nantwich have re-opened its doors after a major refurbishment. Louise and Richard Windram have taken over at the Marston’s pub on Oat Market after moving to the area with their two children.

May 27, 2013
Nantwich town square to host June 1st anniversary celebration

Nantwich town square to host June 1st anniversary celebration

Nantwich is to host a day of celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation. There will be fun and activities taking place on Nantwich Town Square next Saturday June 1 from 11am to 2pm.

May 25, 2013