Human Interest

Redshift Radio launches 28-day FM broadcast in Nantwich and Crewe

Redshift Radio launches 28-day FM broadcast in Nantwich and Crewe

Crewe & Nantwich community station RedShift Radio is back on FM airwaves across South Cheshire. The not-for-profit station is on a trial broadcast on 87.7FM from today (November 5) for the next 28 days.

November 5, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Hundreds of Wistaston families had a blast at the village’s 35th annual Fireworks Display. The event included judging of the children’s best pumpkin and best fancy dress competitions, before a procession to the Eric Swan Sports Ground off Church Lane for the display.

Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child to open first Nantwich depot

Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child to open first Nantwich depot

The national Samaritan’s Purse initiative Operation Christmas Child is setting up its first Nantwich depot. This year, shoeboxes with small gifts for needy children across the world donated in Nantwich will be checked and sent off direct.

November 5, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich “Book of Photographs” to be launched at town museum

Nantwich “Book of Photographs” to be launched at town museum

A book of photographs chronicling more than a century of life in Nantwich is to be launched at the town’s museum. Nantwich is the subject of the latest Britain in Old Photographs series of books, published by The History Press.

Stapeley campaigners anger over “Nantwich South” support letters

Stapeley campaigners anger over “Nantwich South” support letters

Campaigners against plans for a 1,100-home “Nantwich South” scheme, have cast doubt on dozens of letters of support. Protect Stapeley say some letters claiming to back Muller Property’s plans which have been published on Cheshire East Council’s website may not be valid.

November 2, 2012 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Youngsters enjoy Halloween across Crewe and Nantwich

Youngsters enjoy Halloween across Crewe and Nantwich

Youngsters and their parents dressed up in spookily good clothing to celebrate Halloween. These pictures show the fun had by children and their mums and dads at an event in Broughton Road, Crewe.

November 2, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, News
Remembrance Service for Leighton Hospital children who died

Remembrance Service for Leighton Hospital children who died

A remembrance service will take place next week to celebrate lives of children and babies born at Leighton Hospital. The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), is  at St Peter’s Church in Minshull Vernon on Saturday November 10 at 3pm.

November 2, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest, News
John Lawton’s family donates funds to Cheshire Search and Rescue

John Lawton’s family donates funds to Cheshire Search and Rescue

The family of tragic South Cheshire runner John Lawton is to donate  funds to rescue teams who tried to find him. John, 62, went missing while competing in the gruelling 35km Taygetos challenge in Greece in April this year.

November 1, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Olympic themed exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Olympic themed exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Olympic posters from the past form part of the latest exhibition in the Community Gallery at Nantwich Museum. The exhibition opened yesterday (October 30) and runs until Saturday December 8.

October 31, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich mum’s horror after Stapeley home raided as family sleep

Nantwich mum’s horror after Stapeley home raided as family sleep

A Nantwich mum has warned families to be on their guard after a burglar raided her home while the family was asleep. The victim was woken at 2am by their dog barking and disturbed the crook at the property on Massey Close, Stapeley.

October 30, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Relic of WWII fighter plane which crashed in Nantwich to be auctioned

Relic of WWII fighter plane which crashed in Nantwich to be auctioned

A piece of a Second World War fighter plane which crashed into the River Weaver, is to be sold at auction in Nantwich. The iconic piece of wreckage is from the US plane which crash-landed close to houses on Shrewbridge Road.

October 30, 2012 1 comment Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal receives £1.5million donation

One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal receives £1.5million donation

The One in Eleven Appeal has received a massive £1.5 million donation from the Frank Hockenhull Trust. It’s the biggest single donation ever received by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s (MCHFT) charitable fund.

October 29, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest
Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Nantwich Library welcomed the ladies of Acton and Reaseheath Women’s Institute Book Club for a special award ceremony. WI members took part in Cheshire East Libraries “Stories of the World” reading challenge as part of the Cultural Olympiad.