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Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Santa raises more than £11,000 in 15 days

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Santa raises more than £11,000 in 15 days

The Crewe and Nantwich Round Table Santa float raised a staggering £11,000 for local causes in just 15 days.

Round Table members today confirmed it was a record figure and issued a massive thanks to all volunteers who helped.

January 3, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Age UK Nantwich store appeals for unwanted Christmas gifts

Age UK Nantwich store appeals for unwanted Christmas gifts

Staff at the Age UK shop in Nantwich are appealing for people to donate unwanted Christmas gifts.

The store, on Swine Market, accepts donations of both new and second hand items which are then sold on helping to raise vital funds for work supporting older people.

January 2, 2018 0 comments Charity news, News
Former Crewe Alexandra coach Paul McCann facing indecent assault charges

Former Crewe Alexandra coach Paul McCann facing indecent assault charges

A former Crewe Alexandra football coach will appear in court this week charged with a number of sexual offences.

Paul McCann, aged 57, from Cheshire, is set to appear before South Cheshire Magistrates’ Court in Crewe tomorrow (January 3).

January 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich Police phone fraud warning as town’s elderly targeted

Nantwich Police phone fraud warning as town’s elderly targeted

Elderly residents in Nantwich are being targeted by phone scammers pretending to be a police officer, Nantwich police has warned today.

There have been a number of incidents of elderly and vulnerable householders receiving phone calls from a man pretending to be a DC Smith from Hammersmith Police Fraud Squad.

January 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Mark Hart appointed new Rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich

Mark Hart appointed new Rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich

Mark Hart has been appointed the new Rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich, it was announced today.

The appointment, subject to the legal requirements, was unveiled today on the St Mary’s Church website.

December 31, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Police officers stunned to find this vehicle on South Cheshire road

Police officers stunned to find this vehicle on South Cheshire road

Police were stunned when they had to stop to pull over this vehicle on a South Cheshire road.

The car, which looks like it’s seen a few old banger races, was seized by Cheshire Police Taskforce officers in Crewe earlier today (December 30).

December 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Incident, News
College boss, Nantwich GP and former MP on New Year Honours list

College boss, Nantwich GP and former MP on New Year Honours list

A Cheshire College – South & West boss, a Nantwich GP, and a former Crewe & Nantwich MP are among those on the New Year’s Honours list 2018.

Mike Finney, director of Advice, Admissions and Marketing at college, has been appointed MBE for services to the education sector.

December 30, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News
Apprentices scoop honours at Reaseheath College awards ceremony

Apprentices scoop honours at Reaseheath College awards ceremony

A head girl at a dressage and livery yard and a dairy herd manager took the top titles at a Reaseheath College awards ceremony in Nantwich which honoured apprentices.

Laura Gunnell, 18, who works for Juwel Equestrian in Winsford, was crowned Level 2 Apprentice of the Year.

Police spread festive cheer with £400 Salvation Army donation

Police spread festive cheer with £400 Salvation Army donation

Police officers in Crewe have donated £400 to the Salvation Army Christmas appeal to help families in the town.

Officers based in Crewe Police Station collected money to help the campaign which helps local children and families who have fallen on hard times during the festive period.

December 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich mum teams up with gym boss for fundraising Hospice calendar

Nantwich mum teams up with gym boss for fundraising Hospice calendar

A Nantwich mum has teamed up with a fitness studio boss to launch a fund-raising calendar in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Laura Furber, 37, set herself the challenge of raising much needed funds for local hospice.

December 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

A new rapid response scheme which alerts police to suspected fraud, has stopped seven potential victims aged over 70 being scammed.

The Banking Protocol, rolled out in Cheshire September, has prevented £33,000 of fraud in the county.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Fire crews tackle fire at historic Black Lion pub in Nantwich

Fire crews tackle fire at historic Black Lion pub in Nantwich

Fire crews were called to a fire in an outbuilding of the Black Lion pub on Welsh Row in Nantwich today.

It broke out at around 9.45am and two fire engines from Crewe were deployed, and Welsh Row was cordoned off.

December 24, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

The company which runs Crewe Arms Hotel has been fined £80,000 for breaching fire safety regulations.

Hospitality First Two Ltd, which runs the venue on Nantwich Road, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court to five breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News