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Nantwich venues offer plenty at Food and Drink Festival

Nantwich venues offer plenty at Food and Drink Festival

Local traders are offering plenty to enjoy at this weekend’s Nantwich Food and Drink Festival. Staff at Ginger & Pickles on Mill Street are hoping to give a big cash boost to charity with a pancake-tossing tournament.

September 22, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News

Nantwich pubs, restaurants and hotels up for food awards

Lady luck shone on a Nantwich couple for a second time when they won a hamper packed full of food, drink and other items. Peter Jones and wife Jennifer, of Gingerbread Lane, had their name drawn out of a hat at the Nantwich Show where hundreds of people entered the draw contest on the Nantwich Food and Drink Festival promotion[Read More…]

September 22, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News, What's On & Reviews

REVIEW: Jimmy Tarbuck at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Jimmy Tarbuck OBE was back in Crewe to spread laughter and smiles across the Lyceum.

Tarby interacted in his show ‘This is My Life’, took questions, and shared jokes and stories about his career, school and family.

September 21, 2011 0 comments News, Reviews, Theatre Reviews

Nantwich Library stages summer reading awards

Hundreds of young book fans were rewarded at Nantwich Library after completing a summer reading scheme.

Presentations have been taking place at the library to celebrate children who took part in the Circus Stars reading challenge.

September 21, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich residents object to 21-homes plan near railway

Nantwich residents object to 21-homes plan near railway

Angry residents are objecting to plans to build more than 20 homes on land near a railway line in Nantwich. Arley Homes North West have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council to erect 21 homes and associated parking on land off Hastings Road (pictured).

September 21, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Richmond Village to stage Quinn and Blunstone football night

Richmond Village to stage Quinn and Blunstone football night

Richmond Village in Nantwich has teamed up with Nantwich Town to host an evening of football entertainment. Former Chelsea and England player Frank Bluntstone (pictured) and Northern Ireland legend Jimmy Quinn are appearing at the village on Friday September 30 at 7pm to talk about their careers.

September 21, 2011 0 comments News
Man United and Man City legends to play at Nantwich Town

Man United and Man City legends to play at Nantwich Town

A team of Man United and Man City legends will be playing at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium for charity. The Manchester legends side will take on an all-star charity team in a match this Sunday September 25 in aid of the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury. Tickets for the game are just £2.50 and are now on sale at the club[Read More…]

September 20, 2011 0 comments News, Sport
Nantwich photographer scoops two international awards

Nantwich photographer scoops two international awards

A Nantwich and Cheshire based photographer has won two merit prizes for Classical Wedding and Landscape categories, in a major international photography awards. Greg Daly’s image is now in the finals of the forthcoming Master Photographer of the Year Awards 2011, and in the running for the prestigious International Master Photographer Of The Year accolade.

September 20, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Ben Miller to open revamped Nantwich play area

Ben Miller to open revamped Nantwich play area

TV comedian and actor Ben Miller will open phase two of a popular new play area in his home town Nantwich. More work on the Stapeley recreation area, next to Pear Tree Primary School, will begin this week. It will see the area closed from September 21 for around four weeks.

September 20, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
Nantwich Food and Drink Festival promises treats for all

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival promises treats for all

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival organisers are promising an even tastier array of attractions when the popular “feastival” returns to the town centre this week. The event is free of charge and offers more than 400 attractions across the heart of the town in shops and marquees.

September 20, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News

Stapeley Grange manager to visit Malawi projects

An RSPCA centre manager from Nantwich is heading out to Africa this week to visit ongoing projects backed by RSPCA International. Lee Stewart, manager of Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, off London Road, is in Malawi projects he helped to set up and to visit the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.

September 19, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
New sign for Willaston street after bin problems

New sign for Willaston street after bin problems

New street signs are to be erected at a Willaston cul-de-sac after residents’ complained their bins were not being collected. The new signs will go up for The Fields, off Cheerbrook Road, Willaston, in the next few weeks, Cheshire East Council has confirmed. Cllr Brian Silvester (pictured), who represents Willaston and Rope, welcomed the news.

September 19, 2011 1 comment Environment, News
Nantwich Police use banning orders to crackdown on disorder

Nantwich Police use banning orders to crackdown on disorder

Nantwich Police are cracking down on rowdy revellers by issuing more section 27 banning orders. Twenty-one orders were served on people causing trouble in the town during August, a rise compared to June and July.

September 16, 2011 0 comments Crime, News