Human Interest

Nantwich venues offer plenty at Food and Drink Festival

Nantwich venues offer plenty at Food and Drink Festival

Local traders are offering plenty to enjoy at this weekend’s Nantwich Food and Drink Festival. Staff at Ginger & Pickles on Mill Street are hoping to give a big cash boost to charity with a pancake-tossing tournament.

September 22, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News

Nantwich Library stages summer reading awards

Hundreds of young book fans were rewarded at Nantwich Library after completing a summer reading scheme.

Presentations have been taking place at the library to celebrate children who took part in the Circus Stars reading challenge.

September 21, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents object to 21-homes plan near railway

Nantwich residents object to 21-homes plan near railway

Angry residents are objecting to plans to build more than 20 homes on land near a railway line in Nantwich. Arley Homes North West have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council to erect 21 homes and associated parking on land off Hastings Road (pictured).

September 21, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich photographer scoops two international awards

Nantwich photographer scoops two international awards

A Nantwich and Cheshire based photographer has won two merit prizes for Classical Wedding and Landscape categories, in a major international photography awards. Greg Daly’s image is now in the finals of the forthcoming Master Photographer of the Year Awards 2011, and in the running for the prestigious International Master Photographer Of The Year accolade.

September 20, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Food and Drink Festival promises treats for all

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival promises treats for all

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival organisers are promising an even tastier array of attractions when the popular “feastival” returns to the town centre this week. The event is free of charge and offers more than 400 attractions across the heart of the town in shops and marquees.

September 20, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich-based The Cat radio station earns £2,000 grant

Nantwich-based The Cat radio station earns £2,000 grant

Nantwich-based radio station The Cat has been awarded a £2,000 grant from the Co-Operative Group’s Community Fund. Crewe & Nantwich Community Radio Society, which operates as The Cat from its two studios in Nantwich, received the cheque from the Co-Operative Local Area Committee, representing the North West and North Midlands Region.

September 16, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Burst pipe closes Nantwich outdoor pool

Burst pipe closes Nantwich outdoor pool

Nantwich outdoor pool was closed today (September 15) due to a burst pipe – on one of the warmest days of the month. Swimmers are being advised by staff that it is unlikely to be repaired today. The pool, the only brine outdoor pool in ther country, opens throughout summer until the end of September. Customers are advised to check the Cheshire[Read More…]

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest
Nantwich newlywed’s million pound miss on ITV game show

Nantwich newlywed’s million pound miss on ITV game show

Nantwich newlywed Gary Upton has revealed how he felt after missing out on a million pounds on the dramatic last Red or Black ITV show. The 24-year-old, who lives in Willaston with wife Sarah, made it through to the final stage when he had to simply pick red or black to win a million. But like the dream he’d had before the[Read More…]

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich cafe to host pre-school French classes

Nantwich cafe to host pre-school French classes

A popular cafe in Nantwich is to stage fun French classes for youngsters from next week. Kay Leydon will run the La Jolie Ronde pre-school sessions at Funky Monkey, on Regents Park, London Road, every Wednesday. La Jolie Ronde focuses on learning through fun songs, puppets, games and rhymes. Mums and dads will also be encouraged to join in.

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Lawyer kickstarts Nantwich Players’ Buy-a-Brick appeal

Lawyer kickstarts Nantwich Players’ Buy-a-Brick appeal

A Nantwich dad-of-two has helped kick-start a £1m appeal to create a new theatre in the heart of Nantwich. Family lawyer David Lago is backing Nantwich Players in their Buy-a-Brick appeal to build a modern theatre big enough to cater for their growing number of fans.

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police backs campaign to beat abuse

Cheshire Police backs campaign to beat abuse

Teenagers in Crewe and Nantwich are being told to speak out if they are aware of an abusive relationship. They may not necessarily be the victim or the perpetrator but may know someone who is, say Cheshire Police.

September 14, 2011 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Ex Brine Leas student stars in Big Brother series

Ex Brine Leas student stars in Big Brother series

A former Brine Leas School pupil is starring in the latest series of Big Brother on Channel 5. Young entrepreneur Harry Blake (pictured), from Hunsterson, near Nantwich, entered the house last week for the new series. The 23-year-old is the second person from the town to star in the show which attracts millions of viewers, following in the footsteps of[Read More…]

September 14, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Holly Holy Day organisers’ plea to secure future

Holly Holy Day organisers’ plea to secure future

The future of Holly Holy Day celebrations in Nantwich could be in doubt after next year’s event, organisers warned today. The re-enactment of the Battle of Nantwich celebrates its 40th anniversary when it takes place on January 21 next year.

September 13, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News