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New Ofsted service gives Nantwich parents more voice

New Ofsted service gives Nantwich parents more voice

Parents in Nantwich are being given a new voice from today with the launch of Ofsted’s Parent View online service. The new online questionnaire will allow parents to give their views on their child’s school at any time of the year. It covers more than 460 schools across Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton and Warrington.

October 20, 2011 0 comments News
Audlem first to take over Cheshire East services

Audlem first to take over Cheshire East services

A village near Nantwich has taken on the very first transfer of services from Cheshire East Council. A series of transfers are planned as part of Cheshire East’s local service project, and Audlem Parish Council is one of the first to officially take control of a village service, opening up a toilet block to the public.

October 19, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
Visitors enjoy popular apple festival at Reaseheath College

Visitors enjoy popular apple festival at Reaseheath College

Hundreds of visitors poured into Reaseheath College in Nantwich to join in a celebration of the British apple. The festival, held for the 19th consecutive year, was the most successful yet and attracted visitors across Cheshire and surrounding counties. Visitors could use an apple press to convert their orchard harvest into home made juice, and sample more than 60 rare[Read More…]

October 19, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
More than 100 enjoy Wistaston Singers show

More than 100 enjoy Wistaston Singers show

More than 100 people watched the Wistaston Singers choir perform a concert at St Mary’s Church in the village. Phil Houghton was musical director and also introduced each song and soloist during the event watched by 120 people on Saturday night (October 15).

October 18, 2011 0 comments News
Family tribute to South Cheshire man killed in bike crash

Family tribute to South Cheshire man killed in bike crash

A South Cheshire man has died after his motorbike left the road and smashed into a lamp-post in Crewe. Antony Mark Tomkinson, 37, was killed as he rode down Minshull New Road on his blue Yamaha in the early hours of Sunday morning (October 16).

October 17, 2011 1 comment News
Nantwich Museum calligraphy exhibition to end at weekend

Nantwich Museum calligraphy exhibition to end at weekend

A popular calligraphy exhibition at Nantwich Museum comes to an end this weekend. The display, by Frances Passmore, is on show in the Community Gallery at the Pillory Street venue until this Saturday October 22.

October 17, 2011 0 comments News, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich Town boss Quinn’s “dream” to land Northern Ireland job

Nantwich Town boss Quinn’s “dream” to land Northern Ireland job

Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn has emerged as the latest contender for the vacant Northern Ireland manager’s position. Quinn and Faroe Islands boss Brian Kerr were the latest to be linked to the position after the resignation of Nigel Worthington following Northern Ireland’s failure to qualify for the 2012 Euro Championships.

October 14, 2011 0 comments News, Sport
Nantwich cafe owner’s London Marathon mission

Nantwich cafe owner’s London Marathon mission

A Nantwich cafe owner is feeling mobile as he prepares to train for the 2012 London Marathon. For John McCormick (pictured) is calling on fellow traders and residents to sponsor him – by donating their old mobile phones.

October 14, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News, What's On & Reviews
Man seriously hurt in Nantwich motorbike smash

Man seriously hurt in Nantwich motorbike smash

A man was seriously injured after his motorbike careered off a road and smashed into a wall in Nantwich. The 19-year-old victim is in a serious but stable condition in hospital following the accident on Sound Lane, Ravensmoor.

October 14, 2011 0 comments News
Leighton Hospital patients to be quizzed over care quality

Leighton Hospital patients to be quizzed over care quality

Leighton Hospital patients can air their views on the treatment they received as part of a new survey. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) is randomly selecting patients recently treated at Leighton to take part in a questionnaire from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

October 13, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Family of Nantwich Second World War bomb victim traced

Family of Nantwich Second World War bomb victim traced

A descendant of one of six men killed trying to defuse an unexploded Second World War bomb near Nantwich has come forward. Cheshire East Council is searching for family members of Royal Engineers Sgt Edward Greengrass, Sapper Harold Thompson, Sapper Michael Lambert, Sapper George Lucas and Sapper John Perrins. They died when a German bomb exploded in a field between near[Read More…]

October 13, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Richmond Village Nantwich staff scoop awards

Richmond Village Nantwich staff scoop awards

Richmond Village Nantwich is celebrating success in The Great North West Care Awards. Hospitality manager Debbie Mercandelli scooped The Care Home Nutrition and Hydration Award against stiff competition.

October 12, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Marks and Spencer Nantwich store rumours “strong”

Marks and Spencer Nantwich store rumours “strong”

A former health clinic in Nantwich could be turned into a Marks and Spencer food store, sources suggested today. It’s believed the retail giant has looked at the empty building (pictured), behind the library on Beam Street, as a possible location.

October 12, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News