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Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

Swan family settling in well on Nantwich River Weaver

These gorgeous pictures show Nantwich’s latest swan family are settling in nicely.

The family, nesting near the River Weaver, have been drawing plenty of attention after the three cygnets hatched in the last few days.

May 5, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Salt Of The Earth award winners celebrate with Nantwich Mayor

Salt Of The Earth award winners celebrate with Nantwich Mayor

Nine winners of the Nantwich Mayor’s Salt Of The Earth Awards have been recognised at a ceremony.

Cllr Andrew Martin brought in the awards to recognise those who go the extra mile in their communities.

May 3, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Head injury patients from Cheshire team up for fundraising Snowdon climb

Head injury patients from Cheshire team up for fundraising Snowdon climb

A wheelchair-bound South Cheshire man is to climb Snowdon to raise funds for Head Injured People in Cheshire.

Rick Ransome, 41, will attempt to ascend 1,085 metres to the jagged peak on May 9 in a specially adapted wheelchair made by a Nantwich firm.

Cheshire MPs team up in London Marathon to raise charity funds

Cheshire MPs team up in London Marathon to raise charity funds

Cheshire MPs Edward Timpson and Graham Evans teamed up to complete the London Marathon in aid of Muscular Dystrophy UK and The Army Benevolent Fund.

Mr Timpson, Crewe & Nantwich MP, completed his 12th London Marathon in a time of 3hrs 57mins 51secs.

May 2, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Man dies in ladder fall on Nantwich housing development

Man dies in ladder fall on Nantwich housing development

A man has died after falling from a ladder at a building site in Nantwich.

The 42-year-old was killed in the fall as he worked on the new Malbank Waters housing estate on Heron Way, off Queen’s Drive.

May 2, 2017 3 comments Incident, News
Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley businesswoman Laura Smith has been selected as Labour parliamentary candidate to fight for the Crewe and Nantwich seat in June.

The 32-year-old was selected by the Labour group ahead of the party’s 2015 candidate Adrian Heald.

Former Malbank School pupil to stand for UKIP in General Election

Former Malbank School pupil to stand for UKIP in General Election

A former Malbank School pupil has been chosen as the UKIP Parliamentary candidate for Crewe and Nantwich in June’s General Election.

Cllr Michael Stanley was born in Crewe to a family that ran a number of pubs in Crewe from the 1970s to the late 1990s.

April 29, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds could be installed around Barony Park in Nantwich to stop travellers “plaguing” the town, a council boss has revealed.

The plan emerged as Cheshire East Council chiefs face a rising tide of unofficial traveller camps being set up on public land.

April 28, 2017 3 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson has been formerly re-adopted by the Conservative Party to bid for the Crewe & Nantwich seat in June’s General Election.

Mr Timpson will be looking to secure his third election victory in the constituency.

April 28, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Grieving Nantwich couple fundraise for hospice after baby son’s death

Grieving Nantwich couple fundraise for hospice after baby son’s death

A Nantwich couple are to fundraise for a hospice which looked after their tiny baby after his tragic death.

Jessica and Neil Forbes were devastated after little Johnny, born 23 weeks premature weighing just 1lb 5oz, died just a few days old.

April 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Willaston family to stage fashion show in memory of tragic daughter

Willaston family to stage fashion show in memory of tragic daughter

A Willaston family who’s daughter died from a heart defect aged just 22, are to stage a fund-raising Fashion Show in her memory to try and save other lives.

Funds raised will go towards the Ceri Palmer (nee Howells) Memorial Fund and help pay for heart screenings of young people.

April 27, 2017 3 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

Disabled South Cheshire teen boosted by wheelchair donation

A disabled South Cheshire teenager has been presented with a specialist sit-to-stand wheelchair by footballing legend Bryan Robson and National Children’s Charity, The Boparan Charitable Trust.

Nina Collins, 18, has severe cerebral palsy affecting all four of her limbs.

April 25, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Property specialist Martin&Co help Nantwich bloom in top contest

Property specialist Martin&Co help Nantwich bloom in top contest

Businesses are being urged to throw their weight behind Nantwich in Bloom as the town goes for gold in the national floral contest.

Nantwich has scooped gold for ‘Best Town’ in the Britain in Bloom regional heat over the past three years.

April 24, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News