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Burst pipe closes Nantwich outdoor pool

Burst pipe closes Nantwich outdoor pool

Nantwich outdoor pool was closed today (September 15) due to a burst pipe – on one of the warmest days of the month. Swimmers are being advised by staff that it is unlikely to be repaired today. The pool, the only brine outdoor pool in ther country, opens throughout summer until the end of September. Customers are advised to check the Cheshire[Read More…]

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest
Nantwich newlywed’s million pound miss on ITV game show

Nantwich newlywed’s million pound miss on ITV game show

Nantwich newlywed Gary Upton has revealed how he felt after missing out on a million pounds on the dramatic last Red or Black ITV show. The 24-year-old, who lives in Willaston with wife Sarah, made it through to the final stage when he had to simply pick red or black to win a million. But like the dream he’d had before the[Read More…]

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich cafe to host pre-school French classes

Nantwich cafe to host pre-school French classes

A popular cafe in Nantwich is to stage fun French classes for youngsters from next week. Kay Leydon will run the La Jolie Ronde pre-school sessions at Funky Monkey, on Regents Park, London Road, every Wednesday. La Jolie Ronde focuses on learning through fun songs, puppets, games and rhymes. Mums and dads will also be encouraged to join in.

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Richmond Village Nantwich makes regional care award finals

Richmond Village Nantwich makes regional care award finals

A residential care complex in Nantwich has reached the finals of the Great North West Care Awards 2011. Richmond Village, off London Road, has been shortlisted in three separate categories in the awards.

September 15, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Lawyer kickstarts Nantwich Players’ Buy-a-Brick appeal

Lawyer kickstarts Nantwich Players’ Buy-a-Brick appeal

A Nantwich dad-of-two has helped kick-start a £1m appeal to create a new theatre in the heart of Nantwich. Family lawyer David Lago is backing Nantwich Players in their Buy-a-Brick appeal to build a modern theatre big enough to cater for their growing number of fans.

September 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Peckforton Castle scoops national venue award

Peckforton Castle scoops national venue award

Fire-hit Peckforton Castle near Nantwich has landed the prestigious Conference Venue of the Year at the national HBAA Awards. Now in their fourth year, the HBAA Awards are regarded as a benchmark of best practice, whose buying power in meetings, events and accommodation tops £2.3bn.

September 14, 2011 0 comments News
Cheshire Police backs campaign to beat abuse

Cheshire Police backs campaign to beat abuse

Teenagers in Crewe and Nantwich are being told to speak out if they are aware of an abusive relationship. They may not necessarily be the victim or the perpetrator but may know someone who is, say Cheshire Police.

September 14, 2011 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich hair salon owner launches new academy

Nantwich hair salon owner launches new academy

More than 100 guests celebrated the opening of a Nantwich businesswoman’s new hair training academy. Helen Douglas’ academy has transformed a former beauty parlour on Nantwich Road, Crewe, into a trendy learning facility for budding young stylists.

September 14, 2011 0 comments News
Ex Brine Leas student stars in Big Brother series

Ex Brine Leas student stars in Big Brother series

A former Brine Leas School pupil is starring in the latest series of Big Brother on Channel 5. Young entrepreneur Harry Blake (pictured), from Hunsterson, near Nantwich, entered the house last week for the new series. The 23-year-old is the second person from the town to star in the show which attracts millions of viewers, following in the footsteps of[Read More…]

September 14, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Holly Holy Day organisers’ plea to secure future

Holly Holy Day organisers’ plea to secure future

The future of Holly Holy Day celebrations in Nantwich could be in doubt after next year’s event, organisers warned today. The re-enactment of the Battle of Nantwich celebrates its 40th anniversary when it takes place on January 21 next year.

September 13, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Man and dog to complete 100-mile challenge for Cheshire SAR

Man and dog to complete 100-mile challenge for Cheshire SAR

A man and his dog will be completing a gruelling 100-mile course around Cheshire to raise money for the county’s search and rescue team. Dominique Shrubb (pictured) has been training for six months for the challenge which will see him cycle 64 miles, run 26 miles and kayak 10 miles.

September 13, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
New calligraphy exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

New calligraphy exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

An exhibition on calligraphy is the latest to go on show in the Community Gallery at Nantwich Museum. The exhibition, which runs until Saturday October 22, features the work of Frances Passmore and aims to show it has a broader range than the traditional image of a monk with quill and vellum.

September 13, 2011 0 comments News
Police probe alleged assault near Gregory’s, Nantwich

Police probe alleged assault near Gregory’s, Nantwich

A man suffered serious head injuries in an alleged attack outside Gregory’s nightclub in Nantwich. The 21-year-old victim, from Cumbria, was found unconscious outside the club on Castle Street at 2.30am on Saturday (September 10).

September 12, 2011 0 comments Crime, News