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Childminder drop-in event at Nantwich Children’s Centre

Childminder drop-in event at Nantwich Children’s Centre

Registered childminders in Nantwich will get a chance to meet Cheshire East Council’s family information service later this month. During the session at Nantwich Children’s Centre (pictured), childminders can learn how to promote themselves by providing a list of their services, like school pick-ups in a certain geographical area.

September 8, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Campaigners fight Stapeley 1,300 home plans

Campaigners fight Stapeley 1,300 home plans

Campaigners fighting to prevent more housing development in the Stapeley area of Nantwich have launched a new website to encourage others to join the protest. The site, www.protectstapeley.org.uk, highlights fears over potential development of 1,300 homes on land between Broad Lane, London Road,  Peter De Stapleigh Way, and the bridleway known as Deadman’s Lane.

September 7, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
CD giveway for Folk Set in Sandstone music event

CD giveway for Folk Set in Sandstone music event

Nantwich Tourist Information is handing out free CDs to people buying tickets for the forthcoming Folk Set In Sandstone event. Anyone buying tickets for both of the next two Cheshire Folk concerts at Bickerton Village Hall, Bickerton, will be given a compilation CD with 17 different tracks.

September 7, 2011 0 comments News
Patient given all clear over Weil’s Disease fears

Patient given all clear over Weil’s Disease fears

A patient in Leighton Hospital who was suspected of suffering from leptospirosis does not have the deadly infection, tests have shown. The patient was in intensive care displaying symptoms of the condition, also known as Weil’s Disease, which is caught in rivers and canals infected by rat urine.

September 7, 2011 0 comments Health, News
Memorial for six men killed by German bomb in Nantwich

Memorial for six men killed by German bomb in Nantwich

A memorial is to be erected in honour of six men killed while disarming German bombs in a field near Nantwich. The men, from the Royal Engineers, had safely disarmed three of the bombs found close to Alvaston Hall, Nantwich.

September 6, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
TV vet Steve Leonard appears at Nantwich Museum event

TV vet Steve Leonard appears at Nantwich Museum event

By Claire Faulkner Popular TV vet Steve Leonard gave a talk at Nantwich Museum about the plight of the orang-utans. Steve (pictured, centre), has experience of working with the animals in Borneo and spoke about the importance of conservation in protecting them.

September 6, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Man killed after car collides with tanker

Man killed after car collides with tanker

A fatal road accident in Middlewich has caused long delays for many Nantwich commuters The accident happened when a car collided with a petrol tanker on the B5081 near to the junction with Centurion Way, Middlewich.

September 6, 2011 0 comments News
South Cheshire man jailed for grooming boys on internet

South Cheshire man jailed for grooming boys on internet

A South Cheshire man who groomed young teenage boys across the UK on the internet, has been jailed for two years. David Lawrence (pictured), 57, of Middlewich Street, Crewe, pleaded guilty to 21 charges ranging from engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child, causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, to possessing, making and[Read More…]

September 5, 2011 0 comments Crime, News
Over £3,000 donated to Oxfam Bookshop in Nantwich

Over £3,000 donated to Oxfam Bookshop in Nantwich

The Oxfam Bookshop in Nantwich has received an impressive £3,000 in donations for the Oxfam East Africa Appeal at the shop at 21 Pepper Street. And donations have ranged from large cheques to a small child bringing in her piggy-bank to the shop.

September 5, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
REVIEW: Nantwich Civic hosts Live Stand-Up Comedy feast

REVIEW: Nantwich Civic hosts Live Stand-Up Comedy feast

A new season of stand up comedy in Nantwich got off to a rip-roaring start at the civic centre this weekend. A packed audience was treated to three very different comedians during the three-hour show, all linked together by the ‘with it’ comedian Vince Atta.

September 4, 2011 0 comments News
Reaseheath College joins in Queens Park celebrations

Reaseheath College joins in Queens Park celebrations

Reaseheath College students and staff are joining in the Crewe Queens Park celebrations. The college is joining forces with Crewe and Nantwich Horticulture Society to present a local produce and activities show, including demonstrations.

September 3, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
BREAKING NEWS… Lorry accident on A500 at Reaseheath

BREAKING NEWS… Lorry accident on A500 at Reaseheath

Drivers are being warned of long delays after a lorry accident on the A500/A51 roundabout near Reaseheath College, Nantwich. The incident is ongoing and police and highways officers have closed off the roundabout in all directions as well as Barony Road into Nantwich. A police spokeswoman confirmed the lorry overturned and crashed into a lamp-post before spilling its load of grit across the carriageway.

September 2, 2011 0 comments News
Reaseheath lorry smash sparks A500 chaos

Reaseheath lorry smash sparks A500 chaos

Drivers are being warned of long delays after a lorry accident on the A500/A51 roundabout near Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

The incident is ongoing and police and highways officers have closed off the roundabout in all directions as well as Barony Road into Nantwich.

September 2, 2011 0 comments Latest, News