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Parkinson’s UK Crewe & District branch to stage Information Event

Parkinson’s UK Crewe & District branch to stage Information Event

Parkinson’s UK Crewe & District branch is to stage an Information Event in Nantwich.

It will be held on Wednesday April 12 from 12.30pm to 3.30pm at Nantwich Civic Hall as part of Parkinson’s UK Awareness Week (April 10-16).

April 8, 2017 0 comments Health, News
Nantwich cubs in conservation work at Coed Wen community woodland

Nantwich cubs in conservation work at Coed Wen community woodland

Cubs from 7th SWC Millfields in Nantwich have continued their community conservation work at Coed Wen Community Woodland in Nantwich.

As part of their DIY badge, the Cubs built four bird houses but with no confirmed location to put them up.

April 7, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Residents called on councillors to take action after the latest case of travellers illegally setting up camp on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Families on Park View and surrounding streets have complained about anti-social behaviour of travellers, including fires being set alight, indecent exposure, and criminal damage.

Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Prostate Cancer Support Group to run testing event in Nantwich

Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group will hold an annual testing session at Nantwich Civic Hall on Saturday April 8.

Testing will be carried out between 10am and 1pm by taking a sample of blood by trained phlebotomists.

April 6, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, News
Crewe Engineering & Design UTC new building nears completion

Crewe Engineering & Design UTC new building nears completion

Crewe Engineering & Design UTC is to open a new building ready for an intake of students in September.

The expansion will offer a new modern learning environment designed to motivate and inspire students at the new centre.

April 5, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Free transport for South Cheshire College students under new scheme

Free transport for South Cheshire College students under new scheme

Students travelling to study at South Cheshire College from September 2017 will receive free transport in a new sustainability scheme.

All 16-19 year old students enrolled on a full-time course will be eligible to access free transport throughout the academic year.

April 4, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
65,000 cigarettes found dumped in South Cheshire lane

65,000 cigarettes found dumped in South Cheshire lane

A haul of 65,000 illegal cigarettes has been found dumped in a lane in South Cheshire.

Cheshire East Council’s trading standards team wants the public to help track down those who dumped the haul in a field off Clay Lane, Crewe.

April 3, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, News
Developers welcome care home scheme for former Nantwich pub

Developers welcome care home scheme for former Nantwich pub

Developers have welcomed the approval of plans to build a 60-bed care home on the site of the Red Lion pub in Nantwich.

Renewland Developments Ltd has secured planning permission from Cheshire East Council, on behalf of LNT Care Developments.

April 3, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich MP Edward Timpson to run London Marathon for Army Benevolent Fund

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson to run London Marathon for Army Benevolent Fund

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson is to run the London Marathon to raise money for the Army Benevolent Fund and Muscular Dystrophy UK.

Mr Timpson is training for a race which he has completed 12 times since starting in 1988.

April 2, 2017 0 comments Health, News, Politics
South Cheshire and West Cheshire Colleges merge to create 11,000-student FE body

South Cheshire and West Cheshire Colleges merge to create 11,000-student FE body

South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College have today formally merged to create a new FE College for Cheshire.

The newly formed college, which will have an annual turnover of £40m with more than 11,000 students and 1,300 apprentices, will retain the existing brands of South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College at its campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

40 Crewe and Nantwich pupils enjoy Reaseheath graduation

40 Crewe and Nantwich pupils enjoy Reaseheath graduation

Forty pupils from Crewe and Nantwich primary schools enjoyed a taste of what it is like to graduate.

The youngsters attended an amazing graduation ceremony at Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

Nantwich Elim Church fitted with public access defibrillator

Nantwich Elim Church fitted with public access defibrillator

Nantwich Elim Church and the Regents Park Business Centre is to become a community of lifesavers.

The site off London Road has been fitted with a public access defibrillator (PAD) and awarded a CPR training kit by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

March 28, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News