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Nantwich Olympic hopeful inspires South Cheshire College students

Nantwich Olympic hopeful inspires South Cheshire College students

An Olympic hopeful from Nantwich has been giving top tips to students at South Cheshire College. Charlotte Bradbury, 16, from Willaston, has her sights set on representing Great Britain in swimming.

Cheshire East issues Olympic Torch disruption warning

Cheshire East issues Olympic Torch disruption warning

Council chiefs warned thousands of Crewe and Nantwich residents to expect travel and business disruption when the Olympic Torch arrives in town. Major routes will be shut for more than two hours during peak morning as torchbearers run the Flame around Crewe town centre.

May 30, 2012 2 comments Community Events, Environment, News
Wistaston Singers wow the audience at Ludlow concert

Wistaston Singers wow the audience at Ludlow concert

By Jonathan White Wistaston Singers took their talents on the road when they travelled from South Cheshire to South Shropshire. They performed an evening concert in Ludlow at the Methodist Church in Broad Street.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Music Reviews, News, Reviews
Man dies in B5074 road collision in Church Minshull

Man dies in B5074 road collision in Church Minshull

A driver was killed in a head-on smash as he overtook another vehicle on a road near Nantwich. The accident happened on the B5074 Main Road, Church Minshull.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
Plan for 13 canalside homes in Nantwich to go before councillors

Plan for 13 canalside homes in Nantwich to go before councillors

Plans to build 13 homes on land next to a canal in Nantwich are to go before councillors next week. The proposals, put forward by Elan Real Estate Ltd and British Waterways, include retaining a children’s play area on land off Marsh Lane.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich Police at supermarkets to target chip and pin thefts

Nantwich Police at supermarkets to target chip and pin thefts

Nantwich Police are at Morrisons and Sainsbury’s stores in the town today (May 29) to highlight chip and pin distraction thefts. Officers will present between 10am and 2pm giving tips on how to prevent falling victim to the crime.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Traffic chaos after collision at Peacock roundabout, Nantwich

Traffic chaos after collision at Peacock roundabout, Nantwich

An accident at a busy roundabout in Nantwich caused traffic chaos today (May 26). The incident involved a car towing a caravan and a motorcyclist at the Peacock roundabout in Willaston where the A500 meets the A534.

May 26, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest
“Elizabeth” girls boost Nantwich Jubilee event in town square

“Elizabeth” girls boost Nantwich Jubilee event in town square

Two girls called Elizabeth from a Nantwich school will take centre stage for the lighting of a Queen’s Jubilee beacon in the town square. The youngsters, of Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley, will light a candle that will be handed to the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs, who will then light the official beacon.

Wardens target messy dog owners in Willaston and Rope

Wardens target messy dog owners in Willaston and Rope

Dog wardens are targeting irresponsible pet owners who don’t cleam up in the Nantwich villages of Willaston and Rope. Councillors and villagers have welcomed the crackdown which involves stencilling dog mess and wardens in plain clothes watching owners.

May 26, 2012 2 comments Environment, Latest, News
College students to play at Royal Garden opening in Wistaston

College students to play at Royal Garden opening in Wistaston

Students are hoping they will be music to the ears when they perform at the opening of a new Royal Rose Garden in Wistaston. A-Level students from South Cheshire College will help celebrate the garden’s unveiling on June 8 as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Nantwich Museum to stage spring plant and book sale

Nantwich Museum to stage spring plant and book sale

A Spring Plant and Book Sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust will take place at the Pillory Street venue tomorrow (May 26). The sale, which will run from 10am to 12.30pm, will include a wide selection of plants and books for sale in aid of museum funds.

May 25, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news
Queen’s Jubilee beacon lighting at St Mary’s Church in Wistaston

Queen’s Jubilee beacon lighting at St Mary’s Church in Wistaston

By Jonathan White A beacon to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will be lit at the top of the St Mary’s Church tower in Wistaston. The lighting will take place at 10.15pm on June 4 and should be visible over a wide area.

May 24, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Latest, News
Autism campaigner to carry Olympic Torch in Crewe

Autism campaigner to carry Olympic Torch in Crewe

Leading autism campaigner Kevin Healey is to carry the Olympic in Crewe on May 31. Kevin, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, founded two autism charities in Staffordshire and set up UK Autism Radio UK.