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Four people in hospital after flat fire in Nantwich

Four people in hospital after flat fire in Nantwich

Four people were taken to hospital after a flat fire in Nantwich which is being investigated by police.

The fire happened on James Hall Street in Nantwich at about 4.45am today (August 26).

August 26, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Malbank School joy in Nantwich at ‘superb’ GCSE results

Malbank School joy in Nantwich at ‘superb’ GCSE results

GCSE students and staff at Malbank School and Sixth Form College celebrate “superb” results.

As well as receiving grades A* – G in most subjects, they received a grade from 9 – 1 in English and Maths.

August 24, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas celebrates GCSE success under new grading system

Brine Leas celebrates GCSE success under new grading system

Students and staff at Brine Leas in Nantwich are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results.

It’s the first set of results under the new style 9 to 1 grades.

August 24, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich to reopen September 1

A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich to reopen September 1

Emergency repair work on the A530 Middlewich Road in Nantwich is to be completed next week.

The road has been closed since July 19 after a major water mains failure flooded the road and washed parts away.

August 24, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Crewe and Nantwich cancer patients treated faster than UK average

Patients in Crewe and Nantwich are being seen and treated for suspected cancer faster than the national average, latest NHS figures show.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital, has been named as one of the country’s leading Trusts in the proportion of cancer patients seen and treated in the expected time frames.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police Chief Constable suspended amid misconduct allegations

Cheshire Police Chief Constable suspended amid misconduct allegations

The Chief Constable of Cheshire Police Simon Byrne has been suspended and faces allegations of gross misconduct, it emerged today.

The decision, by Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane, follows advice from the IPCC.

August 23, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

The number of hedgehogs admitted to an RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is set to spike at 400, sparking an appeal by staff.

More than 375 of the spiky creatures have came into the care of Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in 2017 – an average of 12 a week.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police Commissioner warning over substance attacks

Cheshire Police Commissioner warning over substance attacks

Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has warned criminals involved in corrosive substance attacks that they face tough action.

David Keane’s warning comes after a substance attack in Lymm, and a number of high profile cases in London and other parts of the UK.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Politics
Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College and North Shropshire College fail in merger bid

Reaseheath College in Nantwich will not merge with North Shropshire College after they failed to secure Government funding for the move.

The colleges have been working together for over a year, sharing best practice and quality improvement projects.

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston
Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

Motorcyclist injured in A534 crash at Faddiley, Nantwich

A motorcyclist is in hospital after the third serious accident on the A534 at Faddiley, Nantwich, in as many weeks.

The latest incident involved two motorbikes and a car on the Wrexham Road shortly after 1pm yesterday (August 20).

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s chooses Riding for the Disabled as charity of year

Nantwich Sainsbury’s has announced its new Charity of the Year for 2017-2018 – the Nantwich branch of the Riding for the Disabled.

The charity provides opportunities for children with disabilities to enjoy the experience of riding which has proved beneficial as well as enjoyable.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News