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Nantwich Pool to get £1.4 million facelift

Nantwich Pool to get £1.4 million facelift

Nantwich Swimming Pool is to get a massive £1.4million facelift, it was announced today. A full review of the Wall Lane complex has been completed and funding has been agreed to make it a facility fit for the future.

November 17, 2011 1 comment Human Interest, Latest, News
Wistaston Holly Fair helps raise £1,500 for church

Wistaston Holly Fair helps raise £1,500 for church

Almost £1,500 was raised at Wistaston Holly Fair in Wells Green Methodist Church. The event, which attracted hundreds of people, included a raffle to win a hamper of fair trade goods.

November 17, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News
Richmond Village launch Christmas cuddly appeal for Wingate Centre

Richmond Village launch Christmas cuddly appeal for Wingate Centre

Richmond Village Nantwich staff have launched a cuddly toy appeal to collect furry friends and donate them to Wingate Centre. They have teamed up with charity champion Olywn Payton, who works ar Sainsbury’s in Middlewich Road, to run the appeal.

November 17, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Police dog Will entertains South Cheshire College students

Police dog Will entertains South Cheshire College students

Staff and students at South Cheshire College were given a glimpse of life as a police dog at a special talk. PC Jason Lennox and dog Will, of the Cheshire Police Dog Unit, gave students from the Humanities and Applied Social Science (HASS) faculty an insight into their work.

November 17, 2011 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges
Missing pregnant South Cheshire woman found by police

Missing pregnant South Cheshire woman found by police

A heavily pregnant woman who went missing for six days has been found safe and well by Cheshire Police. An appeal was launched after Katherine Harriet Dillon (pictured), known as Katie, disappeared from her Crewe home.

November 16, 2011 0 comments Human Interest
Hundreds attend Wistaston Memorial Hall Remembrance Service

Hundreds attend Wistaston Memorial Hall Remembrance Service

More than 170 people attended the Service of Remembrance at Wistaston Memorial Hall. Residents, parish councillors, members of the Royal British Legion, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group all turned out in force.

November 16, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News
Puppies dumped in cemetery saved by Nantwich team

Puppies dumped in cemetery saved by Nantwich team

Eight puppies dumped and left for dead in a cemetery have been hand-reared back to health by a team of Nantwich staff and students. The newborn pups were less than a day old when they were found abandoned in a cardboard box in Stoke-on-Trent.

November 16, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Dementia carers in Nantwich toast health scheme’s birthday

Dementia carers in Nantwich toast health scheme’s birthday

Carers of dementia sufferers in Crewe and Nantwich are celebrating the first year of a new help scheme. DemenShare.com was launched to help people with dementia and their carers to meet online and share experiences.

November 15, 2011 0 comments Health, Latest
Author Jules Hornbrook stages new Crewe Alex book launch

Author Jules Hornbrook stages new Crewe Alex book launch

Fans of Crewe Alexandra will be able to enjoy a new book which launches in Crewe and Nantwich stores next week. Local author Jules Hornbrook’s book, She Wore A Scarlet Ribbon, will be unveiled on Friday November 25 at Hops Café bar in Crewe.

November 15, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents help slash landfill waste by 1,000 tonnes

Nantwich residents have helped reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill in Cheshire East by 1,000 tonnes. A new silver bin which allows families to recycle more, using just one bin, means residents no longer have to sort their recyclables at the kerbside.

November 15, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest
Nantwich Police arrest 27 and ban 29 in disorder crackdown

Nantwich Police arrest 27 and ban 29 in disorder crackdown

Police in Nantwich arrested 27 people and imposed 29 temporary banning orders in a clamp down on drunken town centre revellers. And officers have vowed to continue the crackdown in the run up to Christmas – the town centre’s busiest time of the year.

November 15, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Historic medal of Nelson’s Master sells for £10,000 at Nantwich auction

Historic medal of Nelson’s Master sells for £10,000 at Nantwich auction

An historic medal awarded to the Master of Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory, sold for more than £10,000 at a Nantwich auction. A private collector from Cheshire bought the medal for £10,575 during the sale at fine art auctioneer Peter Wilson, on Market Street.

November 14, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Reaseheath College scoops national food award

Reaseheath College scoops national food award

Reaseheath College has scooped a major industry award in the face of competition from multi-national businesses. The Nantwich college’s contribution towards a degree level qualification in dairy technology was recognised at the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) Food Industry Awards in London.

November 14, 2011 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges