Human Interest

Nantwich mum and daughter invited to Queen’s garden party

Nantwich mum and daughter invited to Queen’s garden party

A Nantwich mum and daughter have been invited to join the Queen at her Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace. Olwyn Payton, the PR assistant for Nantwich Sainsbury’s, received the invite in honour of her community and charity work.

April 17, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich venues commemorate centenary of Titanic sinking

Nantwich venues commemorate centenary of Titanic sinking

Outlets in Nantwich are commemorating the 100 years since the Titanic sank with displays and collectables on show. Nantwich Museum is displaying a model of RMS Titanic (pictured) in its main gallery in the week of the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated passenger liner.

April 12, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest, News
Teenager raises hundreds for RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre

Teenager raises hundreds for RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre

A fundraising teenager and her mum who raised hundreds of pounds for the Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich, have been rewarded for their efforts. Sophie Webb, 13, and mum Jan, spent months coming up with fundraising activities.

April 11, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
PICTURE SPECIAL – Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival 2012

PICTURE SPECIAL – Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival 2012

Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival organisers have hailed the 2012 event another huge success with more than 40,000 people visiting the town. The four-day event over the Easter weekend proved another hit with pub landlords, shops, restaurants and hotels all benefitting.

Nantwich families to help raise Easter funds for neonatal unit

Nantwich families to help raise Easter funds for neonatal unit

Nantwich families can enjoy some Easter fun while helping a £1m appeal to create a new neonatal unit for Cheshire babies. RedShift Radio is organising an Easter Family Fun Day at the Nantwich Jazz Festival to support the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity One in Eleven Appeal.

Nantwich Jazz Festival kicks off as other venues host Easter events

Nantwich Jazz Festival kicks off as other venues host Easter events

Nantwich is gearing up for a hectic Easter weekend as the 16th annual Jazz Music and Blues Festival gets underway. Headline acts like Tony Christie (pictured), The Beat, Scott Matthews, Katy Shotter and The Cavern Beatles are expected to draw in thousands of visitors.

Rare Stoke City and Port Vale medals on sale at Nantwich auction

Rare Stoke City and Port Vale medals on sale at Nantwich auction

Rare medals, England caps and shirt badges belonging to Stoke City and Port Vale legend Tommy Clare could be sold for up to £10,000 at a Nantwich auction this month. The memorabilia, being sold on behalf of the family, is part of a two-day sale by fine art and antiques auctioneers Peter Wilson on April 19.

April 5, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Sport
Cheshire East in talks with four parties over Lyceum Theatre future

Cheshire East in talks with four parties over Lyceum Theatre future

Four bidders have come forward to help secure the future of Crewe’s historic Lyceum Theatre. Cheshire East Council invited parties to express an interest in partnering the future management of the facility.

South Cheshire Harrier in top 40 of Olympic Park Run

South Cheshire Harrier in top 40 of Olympic Park Run

A South Cheshire runner finished 31st when he took part in the much publicised National Lottery Olympic Park Run. Mike Hatton, a member of South Cheshire Harriers, was also first across the line in the aged 50-54 category, finishing the run in 28 minutes and 29 seconds.

April 3, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Other sports
Nantwich and Crewe childminder drop-in sessions arranged

Nantwich and Crewe childminder drop-in sessions arranged

Registered childminders in Nantwich and Crewe are invited to drop-in sessions held by Cheshire East Family Service. At the sessions, childminders can update and manage information about them held in the online directory.

Nantwich Easter Egg Appeal proving big hit

Nantwich Easter Egg Appeal proving big hit

Easter Eggs are pouring in to the Cat Radio and Richmond Village Nantwich as part of their annual appeal. The scheme, which also involves Nantwich Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road, has seen more than 100 eggs being handed in.

Nantwich worker raises funds for Romanian orphanage visit

Nantwich worker raises funds for Romanian orphanage visit

A young Nantwich man is raising money for a visit to a Romanian orphanage. Daniel Redhead, who works at Richmond Village Nantwich, wants to travel there in July with charity Future Sense Foundation.

March 30, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff raise thousands for Sport Relief

Nantwich Sainsbury’s staff raise thousands for Sport Relief

Staff at a Nantwich supermarket teamed with local businesses to raise money for Sport Relief. Employees at Nantwich Sainsbury’s, on Middlwich Road, organised a whole week of activities in and out of the store.

March 29, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, News