Human Interest

Mark Hart appointed new Rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich

Mark Hart appointed new Rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich

Mark Hart has been appointed the new Rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich, it was announced today.

The appointment, subject to the legal requirements, was unveiled today on the St Mary’s Church website.

December 31, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
College boss, Nantwich GP and former MP on New Year Honours list

College boss, Nantwich GP and former MP on New Year Honours list

A Cheshire College – South & West boss, a Nantwich GP, and a former Crewe & Nantwich MP are among those on the New Year’s Honours list 2018.

Mike Finney, director of Advice, Admissions and Marketing at college, has been appointed MBE for services to the education sector.

December 30, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News
Apprentices scoop honours at Reaseheath College awards ceremony

Apprentices scoop honours at Reaseheath College awards ceremony

A head girl at a dressage and livery yard and a dairy herd manager took the top titles at a Reaseheath College awards ceremony in Nantwich which honoured apprentices.

Laura Gunnell, 18, who works for Juwel Equestrian in Winsford, was crowned Level 2 Apprentice of the Year.

Police spread festive cheer with £400 Salvation Army donation

Police spread festive cheer with £400 Salvation Army donation

Police officers in Crewe have donated £400 to the Salvation Army Christmas appeal to help families in the town.

Officers based in Crewe Police Station collected money to help the campaign which helps local children and families who have fallen on hard times during the festive period.

December 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich mum teams up with gym boss for fundraising Hospice calendar

Nantwich mum teams up with gym boss for fundraising Hospice calendar

A Nantwich mum has teamed up with a fitness studio boss to launch a fund-raising calendar in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Laura Furber, 37, set herself the challenge of raising much needed funds for local hospice.

December 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

A new rapid response scheme which alerts police to suspected fraud, has stopped seven potential victims aged over 70 being scammed.

The Banking Protocol, rolled out in Cheshire September, has prevented £33,000 of fraud in the county.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Fire crews tackle fire at historic Black Lion pub in Nantwich

Fire crews tackle fire at historic Black Lion pub in Nantwich

Fire crews were called to a fire in an outbuilding of the Black Lion pub on Welsh Row in Nantwich today.

It broke out at around 9.45am and two fire engines from Crewe were deployed, and Welsh Row was cordoned off.

December 24, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

The company which runs Crewe Arms Hotel has been fined £80,000 for breaching fire safety regulations.

Hospitality First Two Ltd, which runs the venue on Nantwich Road, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court to five breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Crewe and Nantwich homes all dressed up for Christmas

Crewe and Nantwich homes all dressed up for Christmas

It’s that time of year again when homes across Crewe and Nantwich light up the night sky with their amazing Christmas decorations.

And photographer Jonathan White has been out and about to capture the most eye-catching light displays.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Village News
Nantwich Kingsbourne house builder offers community grants

Nantwich Kingsbourne house builder offers community grants

House builder Redrow is offering community grants as it begins work on the new Kingsbourne development in Nantwich.

The company is inviting local causes and community groups to apply for a slice of a £10,000 fund.

December 21, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich pupils’ pigs win top prizes at livestock show

Nantwich pupils’ pigs win top prizes at livestock show

Nantwich pupils studying agriculture at Reaseheath College, selected pigs which went on to take top prizes at a premier livestock show.

Year 10 pupils, aged between 14 and 15, chose six Large White x Landrace pigs for entry into the Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society’s Winter Fair.

Royal Mail defends collection time changes in Nantwich

Royal Mail defends collection time changes in Nantwich

Royal Mail bosses have defended changing collection times of post boxes across Nantwich.

It comes after it emerged changes were made to a number of post boxes around the town.

December 20, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Leighton Hospital staff honoured by Olympic champion Joe Clarke

Leighton Hospital staff honoured by Olympic champion Joe Clarke

Leighton Hospital staff were honoured for their hard work – by Olympic gold medalist Joe Clarke!

Employees for Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were given the golden treatment at an awards ceremony.

December 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News