Human Interest

Nantwich Sainsbury’s worker joins top boss for Sport Relief event

Nantwich Sainsbury’s worker joins top boss for Sport Relief event

A Nantwich Sainsbury’s worker was among hundreds to join the company’s top boss on the Sport Relief Mile at Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium. Gavin Shell was nominated to run the event with Sainsbury’s chief executive Justin King.

March 23, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, News
Young Crewe and Nantwich traders line up for first Youth Market

Young Crewe and Nantwich traders line up for first Youth Market

Young traders from Crewe and Nantwich will be attending the region’s first Youth Market at Minshulls Garden Centre this Saturday. Organisers will be joined by Youth Federation while Redshift Radio will broadcast live from the event between 9am and 4pm.

Nantwich fire crews stage charity car wash at Beam Street station

Nantwich fire crews stage charity car wash at Beam Street station

Nantwich residents are being urged to take their cars to the town’s Beam Street fire station rather than the car wash on March 24. That’s because local firefighters, fire cadets and volunteers will be out with their buckets and sponges to help raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity.

Nantwich mum celebrates Crufts triumph with Havanese dog

Nantwich mum celebrates Crufts triumph with Havanese dog

A Nantwich mum is celebrating after scooping top prizes at the prestigious Crufts dog show. Mother-of-four Lesa Miles triumphed with her Havanese dog Tanika in the Junior Bitch category and in the Reserve Best Bitch.

March 14, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Cheshire East unveils new children’s homes plan for South Cheshire

Cheshire East unveils new children’s homes plan for South Cheshire

New small-scale children’s homes are to be built in South Cheshire to accommodate Nantwich youngsters who can’t live with their parents. Cheshire East Council is to increase the number of homes in the borough, starting with new ones in Sandbach and Macclesfield areas.

March 11, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News
South Cheshire designer to star at International Women’s Day event

South Cheshire designer to star at International Women’s Day event

A South Cheshire garden designer will take centre stage at Eve Ensler’s world renowned “V*gina Monologues” to support Greater Manchester women fleeing domestic abuse. Elizabeth Buckley, 54, will join 12 other women at the Birdcage nightclub in Manchester tomorrow (March 8).

270 new homes firm in Nantwich Town Council mix-up

270 new homes firm in Nantwich Town Council mix-up

Nantwich residents were left disgruntled when a property firm proposing to build 270 homes failed to turn up to give a presentation. Around a dozen residents attended Nantwich Town Council expecting to hear from Gladman Developments on proposals for land off Marsh Lane.

March 6, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Ships’ logs sell for more than £6,000 at Nantwich auction

Ships’ logs sell for more than £6,000 at Nantwich auction

A collection of ships’ logs illustrated with drawings and watercolour sketches, sold for £6,190 at a Nantwich auction. The most valuable compiled by Herbert Edward Leadam sold for £3,000 against and estimate of £400 at the Peter Wilson auction on Market Street.

March 5, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Wife of missing Wistaston man Peter Dykes to fly to Madrid

Wife of missing Wistaston man Peter Dykes to fly to Madrid

The wife of missing Wistaston man Peter Dykes is to fly out to Spain to be reunited with her husband. Teresa said she has finally managed to track Peter down to a hotel in Madrid and has spoken to him, but revealed he is “very poorly”.

March 3, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Health Centre donates £1,000 to Age UK Cheshire

Nantwich Health Centre donates £1,000 to Age UK Cheshire

Age UK Cheshire has received a donation of £1,094 from Nantwich Health Centre for a series of fundraising coffee mornings. Residents and local businesses donated funds and items for the raffle at the events, which included a raffle and a Christmas cards and gifts sale.

March 3, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich residents air fears over Stapeley Water Gardens site future

Nantwich residents air fears over Stapeley Water Gardens site future

Concerned Nantwich residents questioned housing developers about plans for the former Stapeley Water Gardens site. David Wilson Homes gave a presentation about their 146-home proposal for half of the site off London Road at a Stapeley Parish Council meeting.

March 2, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
More than 11,000 vote on Crewe town council proposal

More than 11,000 vote on Crewe town council proposal

More than 11,000 people have cast votes on whether Crewe should have its own town council similar to Nantwich. Cheshire East Council is urging residents not to lose their chance to vote on a vital ballot which closes today (Wednesday February 29) at 5pm.

February 29, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich cage fighter enjoys victory in Combat Challenge bout

Nantwich cage fighter enjoys victory in Combat Challenge bout

A young Nantwich woman has triumphed in the first ever Combat Challenge female cage fighting bout. Anya Hynes, of Wrenbury, was one of the stars of the show in Bradford when she took on and beat Nahida Khan in three tough rounds.

February 28, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Other sports