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Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Parking charges in Nantwich are to come under scrutiny at Cheshire East Council today (December 14). It follows complaints by angry councillors over a decision by council officers to hike up charges without councillors knowing.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile Africa run for Stapeley Grange

RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile Africa run for Stapeley Grange

An RSPCA inspector has completed an amazing 1,500-mile run across South Africa to raise money for Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich. Emma Timmis, 27, a fully-fledged RSPCA inspector, hopes to raise thousands for the RSPCA centre on London Road.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest
St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice celebrates 100 Club launch at Bentley

St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice celebrates 100 Club launch at Bentley

St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice is celebrating the launch of its “100 Club” at an event hosted by one of its major supporters, Bentley Motors. The “100 Club” acknowledges business supporters who give a monthly donation to the hospice.

December 13, 2011 0 comments News
Willaston Pre-School saved after plea for help answered

Willaston Pre-School saved after plea for help answered

A plea for help to keep popular Willaston Pre-School in Nantwich open has been a success. The group has now appointed a new chairperson in Pat Harborth, a local Soroptimist member.

December 13, 2011 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents were given the chance to discuss plans by Reaseheath College to sell off land for a 1,100-home estate, shops and new school. The proposals for the 64-acre plot between the A51 and Welshman’s Lane could net the college up to £20 milllion.

December 13, 2011 1 comment Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Redshift Radio launches pet mascot competition

Redshift Radio launches pet mascot competition

Crewe and Nantwich community radio station RedShift has launched a competition to find a new mascot. Current mascot Sam the dog is ready to retire, so station bosses want listeners to help find a replacement.

December 12, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

An education and innovation centre has been officially opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The John Platt Centre for Agriculture was named by Jim Paice, Minister for Food and Agriculture.

December 12, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Crewe and Nantwich college students stage flower sale

Crewe and Nantwich college students stage flower sale

Crewe and Nantwich college students are hoping their garden will bloom next spring after selling their home grown plants. Entry Level students at South Cheshire College staged a hyacinth pot sale in their Independent Living Flat.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcomed its latest crime-fighting recruits when German Shepherd puppies Spike and Willis arrived for duty. The pair, aged eight and nine weeks old respectively, will be trained as general purpose police dogs.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Sports Council dish out awards at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

Sports Council dish out awards at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

The Wingate Centre  in Wrenbury hosted a Christmas gymnastics display to show off to parents and spectators some of the centre’s talent. At the display, more than 200 spectators saw Crewe and Nantwich Sports Council committee members present two awards.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News, Other sports
Richmond Village Nantwich raise more than £4,000

Richmond Village Nantwich raise more than £4,000

Fund-raising feats at Richmond Village Nantwich have earned more than £4,000 for charity. Parkinson’s UK, Hope House, Cystic Fibrosis and Macmillan Cancer have all benefited from events held at the Village in 2011.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Holly Holy Day organisers unveil exciting line-up

Nantwich Holly Holy Day organisers unveil exciting line-up

Organisers of  Nantwich’s Holly Holy Day 2012 have unveiled a host of entertainment for January’s annual celebration. Willaston-based community group The Funky Choir will be one of many acts performing live in the town square to add to the atmosphere of the event.

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves have struck twice at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane, stealing a roller and a cellar cooling system. The raid is another example of metal thieves targeting the area, cashing in on the value of scrap metal.

December 7, 2011 0 comments Cricket, Crime, Latest, News