Human Interest

AJ Pritchard family urges Nantwich fans to back his Strictly bid

AJ Pritchard family urges Nantwich fans to back his Strictly bid

The family of Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard are urging local Nantwich fans to support the former Brine Leas pupil’s bid to win the BBC show.

AJ, 23, is dancing with celebrity partner Mollie King, of group The Saturdays.

November 8, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Simple Minds drum kit could fetch £1,500 at Nantwich auction

Simple Minds drum kit could fetch £1,500 at Nantwich auction

A drum kit owned by Simple Minds drummer Mike Ogletree during the band’s heyday in the 1980s, is to be sold at a Nantwich auction.

The kit, which was used throughout 1982 during Simple Minds’ tours and recording sessions, will go under the hammer at fine art auctioneers Peter Wilson.

November 8, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College named ‘Outstanding’ in latest Ofsted inspection

Reaseheath College named ‘Outstanding’ in latest Ofsted inspection

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has been rated ‘Outstanding’ for overall experiences and progress of students by Ofsted in its latest report.

The inspection, held in September, found Reaseheath offers “remarkable experiences and opportunities” for students who make excellent progress while at college.

November 7, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Richmond Village Nantwich scoops Gold at In Bloom awards

Richmond Village Nantwich scoops Gold at In Bloom awards

Staff and residents at Richmond Village Nantwich are celebrating after winning In Bloom awards.

The care village won a Gold Award at the Nantwich in Bloom award ceremony and an Outstanding at the North West Britain in Bloom Awards.

November 6, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Hough boy Lewis Crossley, 7, dies after brave battle with rare leukaemia

Brave South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has lost his battle with a rare leukaemia disease.

The seven-year-old Stoke City fan, from Hough near Shavington, passed away at the weekend, just three months after he led his favourite team out against Arsenal

Bomb experts ‘explode’ grenade found near Nantwich

Bomb experts ‘explode’ grenade found near Nantwich

Army bomb experts were called in to carry out controlled explosion in Nantwich after a grenade was found.

It’s believed the grenade was unearthed by workers on the new Kingsley housing development in the Henhull area, although police have not confirmed the location.

November 5, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Unpaid carers in Crewe and Nantwich given funding boost

Unpaid carers in Crewe and Nantwich given funding boost

Crewe and Nantwich residents who act as unpaid carers for a loved one can now access up to £500 from a new fund set up to pay for breaks.

The new Carers’ Living Well Fund, launched on November 1, is a joint initiative by Cheshire East Council, NHS Eastern Cheshire and NHS South Cheshire clinical commissioning groups.

November 2, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Pebbleart project takes off in Crewe and Nantwich

Pebbleart project takes off in Crewe and Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Pebbleart is making an artistic impact in the Crewe and Nantwich area.

The Pebbleart project was started in Morecambe by a woman called Jacky Burns.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Stapeley RSPCA staff battle to care for rise in stranded seals

Stapeley RSPCA staff battle to care for rise in stranded seals

Staff at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are battling to care for a growing number of young seals.

There are currently 10 seal pups at Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, on London Road.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Residents and Nantwich Police enter into Halloween spirit!

Residents and Nantwich Police enter into Halloween spirit!

Nantwich and Crewe residents certainly entered into the ‘spirit’ of Halloween as hundreds of homes were decorated in ghoulish gear.

Thousands of youngsters and their parents took to the streets for the now traditional ‘trick or treat’ fest.

November 1, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich specialist carer shortlisted for top North West award

Nantwich specialist carer shortlisted for top North West award

A specialist carer from Nantwich has been shortlisted for a prestigious North West award.

Care village experience coordinator Sharon Bull, 50, has been shortlisted in the coveted “Care Home Activity Organiser” category in the Great North West Care Awards.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire Macmillan cancer manager in line for top award

South Cheshire Macmillan cancer manager in line for top award

A South Cheshire Macmillan commissioning manager for cancer and end of life has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Tracey Wright, based at NHS Eastern Cheshire, South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs, was nominated by colleagues who want to recognise her inspirational work supporting people affected by cancer in the area.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Food Awards celebrate town’s top eating places

Nantwich Food Awards celebrate town’s top eating places

Nantwich’s top food outlets were celebrated at the Nantwich Food Awards at the town’s Civic Hall.

Local food and drink lovers voted online in their thousands to select the best eateries, speciality producers and customer service champions.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News