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Nantwich Food Festival to stage volunteers open evening

Nantwich Food Festival to stage volunteers open evening

Organisers of Nantwich Food Festival are holding an open evening for volunteers for this September’s event.

The festival, in Nantwich town centre, is run entirely by volunteers and needs around 100 community-spirited people to get involved.

May 13, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
New Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill installed

New Mayor of Nantwich Cllr Penny Butterill installed

The new Mayor of Nantwich has been installed, with Cllr Penny Butterill taking over the role.

Cllr Butterill, who represents Nantwich North and West, was invested at the Mayor Making ceremony during the annual Nantwich Town Council meeting last night (May 11).

May 12, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich student becomes internet star after grilling David Cameron

Nantwich student becomes internet star after grilling David Cameron

A young Nantwich student has become an internet sensation overnight after a BBC video of him grilling former Prime Minister David Cameron went viral.

Max Parry was filmed questioning Mr Cameron who was visiting Nantwich to support Conservative candidate Edward Timpson’s election campaign.

Brine Leas School rated “good” in latest Ofsted inspection

Brine Leas School rated “good” in latest Ofsted inspection

Brine Leas School in Nantwich has been rated as ‘good’ overall by Ofsted inspectors, with BL6 earning an ‘outstanding’ rating.

It was the first inspection for the Audlem Road school in nine years, and sees it drop down from an overall ‘outstanding’ grade.

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

Supreme Court judges allow 170 homes plan for green gap land in Willaston

A landmark Supreme Court ruling has allowed Richborough Estates to build 170 homes on green land in Willaston.

The decision, by five judges in the highest court in the land, brings an end to a three-year legal battle.

Cyclist injured in accident on  Crewe Road, Nantwich

Cyclist injured in accident on Crewe Road, Nantwich

A cyclist was injured in a collision with a car on Crewe Road in Nantwich.

The 22-year-old was taken to Leighton Hospital following the accident at around 8.30am today (May 10).

May 10, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich swimmer aged 7 becomes town’s youngest lifeguard

Nantwich swimmer aged 7 becomes town’s youngest lifeguard

Young Nantwich swimmer Izzy Serventi is making a real splash by becoming the town’s youngest lifeguard.

Izzy, aged seven, is the youngest member of the Nantwich Neptune Lifesaving Club.

May 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

Cheshire East Council could axe Sunday and evening bus services

A radical plan to axe all subsidised evening and Sunday bus services, is being considered by Cheshire East Council.

The proposal, which will now go out for a 10-week consultation, is designed to save the authority more than £1.5 million.

Reaseheath College Family Festival set to pull in crowds

Reaseheath College Family Festival set to pull in crowds

Reaseheath College’s Family Festival is gearing up to pull in thousands of visitors.

The action-packed festival, on the college’s Nantwich campus on Sunday May 14, will feature an array of performances an entertainment.

MMU staff in South Cheshire back strike action in jobs row

MMU staff in South Cheshire back strike action in jobs row

Staff at the South Cheshire campus of Manchester Metropolitan University have backed a two-day strike action in a row over jobs.

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be on strike later this month after they overwhelmingly backed industrial action.

May 9, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

A man has staged a two-day rooftop protest on the home of Crewe & Nantwich candidate Edward Timpson near Tarporley.

Police said a small number of protesters gathered at his address on Saturday at 9am, and two climbed on to the roof.

Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

These gorgeous pictures show Nantwich’s latest swan family are settling in nicely.

The family, nesting near the River Weaver, have been drawing plenty of attention after the three cygnets hatched in the last few days.

May 5, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Salt Of The Earth award winners celebrate with Nantwich Mayor

Salt Of The Earth award winners celebrate with Nantwich Mayor

Nine winners of the Nantwich Mayor’s Salt Of The Earth Awards have been recognised at a ceremony.

Cllr Andrew Martin brought in the awards to recognise those who go the extra mile in their communities.

May 3, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News