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Police boost patrols after Nantwich girl targeted

Police boost patrols after Nantwich girl targeted

Police have stepped up patrols in Nantwich and Crewe after another report of a man in a green car seen approaching a teenage girl. The 16-year-old South Cheshire College student, from Nantwich, was followed by an Asian man as she walked to a bus-stop.

January 19, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Town councillors blast Nantwich Marks & Spencer design plans

Town councillors blast Nantwich Marks & Spencer design plans

Town councillors have hit out at the design of the proposed new Marks & Spencer store in Nantwich. Drawings of the store, planned on the site of the former Beam Street health clinic behind the library, were viewed by councillors at a meeting this week.

January 18, 2012 3 comments Business, Latest, News
Leighton Hospital chefs in national cooking final

Leighton Hospital chefs in national cooking final

Leighton Hospital catering staff will compete for national recognition after winning regional heats of a competition. Six chefs from Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) have won places at Hospital Catering Association Hot Cookery competition on March 1.

January 18, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
College plea to Nantwich families to host international visitors

College plea to Nantwich families to host international visitors

A college is calling on Nantwich families to help provide a temporary home for visiting international students. South Cheshire College will be hosting 12 students from Thailand in April for six weeks.

January 18, 2012 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Organisers of the Holly Holy Day event staged to celebrate the 1644 Battle of Nantwich are gearing up for another massive event this weekend. Full details of everything on offer this Saturday (January 21) have been released  as thousands are expected to flood into the town.

Redshift Radio to stage Nantwich Jazz Festival roadshow

Redshift Radio to stage Nantwich Jazz Festival roadshow

RedShift Radio has joined forces with organisers of the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival to help promote this year’s event. The Crewe-based community station will be hosting a roadshow on the main stage in Nantwich town square on the Saturday and Monday. 

Residents unhappy over 270-homes plan for Queens Drive, Nantwich

Residents unhappy over 270-homes plan for Queens Drive, Nantwich

Angry residents in Nantwich hit out at plans to build 270 more homes on a greenfield site. Hundreds of homes have had leaflets delivered from Gladman Developments Ltd, who hope to build the houses on land off Queens Drive.

January 17, 2012 3 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich councillors agree £67 rise in town council tax

Nantwich councillors agree £67 rise in town council tax

Nantwich Town councillors voted overwhelmingly for a rise in council tax, which will see households pay an extra £67 a year. The council needs to bump up the precept by £360,000 in 2012-13 to help fund the takeover of key facilities like the Civic Hall, indoor market, toilets, allotments, and Brookfield Hall.

January 17, 2012 1 comment Human Interest, Latest, News
Tributes paid at popular Nantwich author’s funeral

Tributes paid at popular Nantwich author’s funeral

Family and friends of a Nantwich author who sold millions of books worldwide, paid tribute at her funeral today. Penny Halsall, who wrote under pen names Penny Jordan and Annie Groves, died of cancer aged 65 on New Year’s Eve.

January 16, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Accident closes A51 at Reaseheath, causing traffic chaos

Accident closes A51 at Reaseheath, causing traffic chaos

A three-vehicle road accident on the A51 in Reaseheath caused chaos for hundreds of drivers in and around Nantwich. The accident happened at around 8.45am today (January 16), involving one HGV and two cars.

January 16, 2012 0 comments Latest, News
Nantwich Town new signing Lee Steele faces FA charge

Nantwich Town new signing Lee Steele faces FA charge

Nantwich Town’s new signing Lee Steele has been charged with bringing the game into disrepute over comments made on Twitter. The FA charge relates to a comment about gay rugby star Gareth Thomas.

January 16, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, News, Sport
Defra grant to fund flood alleviation work in Willaston, Nantwich

Defra grant to fund flood alleviation work in Willaston, Nantwich

A Nantwich village is to undergo flood prevention work as part of new funding granted to Cheshire East Council. The Coppice Road/Wistaston Road area of Willaston is to undergo a flood alleviation scheme after the council secured £780,000.

January 16, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich residents urged to meet Leighton Hospital chiefs

Nantwich residents urged to meet Leighton Hospital chiefs

Nantwich residents are being urged to attend meetings with Leighton Hospital chiefs. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting members of the public to the next meeting of the board of directors and the next council of governors meeting.

January 15, 2012 0 comments Health, News