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Nantwich runners support Weston Christmas Light Display

Nantwich runners support Weston Christmas Light Display

A team of runners from Nantwich Accountants Afford Bond will be raising money alongside the Weston Christmas Light Display this Christmas.

They have taken on the challenge of raising £2,000 for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice in conjunction with the Weston switch-on at Carters Green Farm.

October 17, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Millfields Cubs and Beavers launches new Scout troop for Nantwich

Millfields Cubs and Beavers launches new Scout troop for Nantwich

A new Scout troop has been launched in Nantwich thanks to the success of the 7th Millfields Cubs and Beavers.

It means Nantwich now has two Scout troops to help it cope with demand for places.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Rise in EU staff quitting Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust amid Brexit fears

Rise in EU staff quitting Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust amid Brexit fears

The number of EU staff quitting the NHS trust in South Cheshire is on the rise, latest figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT), which runs Leighton Hospital, is among just 29 trusts in the country that have seen both a rise in EU staff leaving and a fall in EU staff joining.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Health, News, Politics
Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial to be listed, while stone will honour town hero Stanley Boughey

Nantwich War Memorial looks set to be officially ‘listed’ by Historic England as a site of ‘special architectural or historic interest’.

The move to list the memorial in the town square on High Street is part of the Government’s plan for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which takes place in November 2018.

Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Residents and councillors are calling on police to target speeding motorists on Shrewbridge Road close to Nantwich Lake.

Several residents have complained about dangerous speeds of drivers along the 30mph stretch alongside the lake before the bend on Park Road.

October 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Reaseheath College students celebrate graduation success

Reaseheath College students celebrate graduation success

Successful graduates from University Centre Reaseheath celebrated their degrees at a graduation ceremony at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Watched by families and employers, graduates marked the completion of degrees in adventure sports, agriculture, business, countryside, equine, food science and horticulture.

October 14, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Fire crews tackle house blaze on Bowyer Avenue in Nantwich

Fire crews tackle house blaze on Bowyer Avenue in Nantwich

Fire crews tackled a house blaze in Nantwich after residents managed to scramble clear.

The incident happened on Bowyer Avenue, near the Barony, at around 1.30pm today (October 13).

October 13, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Hundreds of youngsters enjoy Brine Leas School ‘Activity Day’

Hundreds of youngsters enjoy Brine Leas School ‘Activity Day’

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to 250 pupils from years 5 and 6 throughout Crewe and Nantwich for its annual ‘Activity Day’.

Youngsters opted for a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to ceramic animals, to developing CSI skills in the laboratory, to designing, making and launching their own rockets.

October 12, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Ambulance First Responders shortlisted for Community Hero awards

Nantwich Ambulance First Responders shortlisted for Community Hero awards

Nantwich’s two Ambulance First Responders have been shortlisted in the national 2017 Community Hero awards.

Gavin Palin and Max Kelly were stunned when they discovered they had been nominated for the award.

October 11, 2017 1 comment Health, Human Interest, News
Secretary of State backs CEC Local Plan over Gorsty Hill development

Secretary of State backs CEC Local Plan over Gorsty Hill development

The Secretary of State has backed Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan and dismissed a developer’s appeal to build 900 homes on a golf course.

The controversial scheme was for a mixed-use development including up to 900 new homes on the former Gorsty Hill golf course, near Crewe.

October 10, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates new Early Years outdoor facility

Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates new Early Years outdoor facility

Pupils, staff, governors and visitors at Nantwich Primary Academy have celebrated the opening of a new Early Years outdoor area.

They were joined by Cllr Penny Butterill, Mayor of Nantwich, who cut the ribbon at the grand opening at the school.

October 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

Washed up seal pup named Jon Snow recovers at Nantwich RSPCA centre

Washed up seal pup named Jon Snow recovers at Nantwich RSPCA centre

A ten-day-old seal pup is being looked after by RSPCA staff in Nantwich after being rescued from a beach.

The orphaned pup, named Jon Snow after the Game of Thrones character, was found alone and hungry by walkers in North Wales.

October 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News