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Cheshire Police chief’s stark fears over underage drinking

Cheshire Police chief’s stark fears over underage drinking

Cheshire Police chiefs issued a stark warning over the number of youths drinking alcohol and putting their lives at risk. They say officers are responding to incidents involving underage drinking, with some youngsters found passed out on the street.

February 6, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest, News
Icy conditions for Cheshire East lead to weather warning

Icy conditions for Cheshire East lead to weather warning

These pictures show how South Cheshire has been battling against winter’s icy grip this week. Roads, footpaths and even waterways have struggled against the freezing temperatures, as this frozen shot of the Shrophire Union Canal at Nantwich Marina demonstrates.

February 5, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Today’s Nantwich Town v Rushall Olympic game postponed

Today’s Nantwich Town v Rushall Olympic game postponed

Nantwich Town’s home match with Rushall Olympic today (February 4) has been postponed because of a frozen pitch. Temperatures plummeted to around minus 8 degrees overnight, leaving the Weaver Stadium pitch unplayable.

February 4, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, News
Nantwich family’s dramatic escape from garage fire at Stapeley home

Nantwich family’s dramatic escape from garage fire at Stapeley home

A Nantwich mum and her son had a dramatic escape when their car and garage went up in smoke while they were inside it. Jane Clifton was parking her BMW in the garage at home on Burgess Close, Stapeley, when the vehicle suddenly burst into flames.

February 4, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich MP Timpson attends Koconut Grove cancer charity event

Nantwich MP Timpson attends Koconut Grove cancer charity event

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson joined in a fund-raising event at an Indian restaurant in Shavington. He was at The Koconut Grove Indian restaurant at The Cheshire Cheese in aid of Cancer Research UK.

February 3, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Library invites in non members for Libraries Day

Nantwich Library invites in non members for Libraries Day

Nantwich Library is celebrating National Libraries Day by inviting non members in to see what’s on offer. People can call in throughout the day tomorrow (February 4) and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a cake.

February 3, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Latest, News
REVIEW: King’s Grove School’s ‘Evita’ at Lyceum in Crewe

REVIEW: King’s Grove School’s ‘Evita’ at Lyceum in Crewe

King’s Grove School presented ‘Evita’ at the Lyceum Theatre this week, writes Claire Faulkner. The opening numbers were amazing and the production continued to give the audience strong performances one after the other throughout the evening.

February 3, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn plays for County Insurance

Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn plays for County Insurance

Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn rolled back the years with a vintage display as two local firms battled it out on the football pitch. The former Northern Ireland international turned out for Dabbers’ sponsors County Insurance as they took on Kindertons.

February 3, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, Nantwich Town, News
Nantwich youth groups offered cash to stage arts events

Nantwich youth groups offered cash to stage arts events

Youth groups in Nantwich can cash in on a £2,000 pot from Cheshire East Council. The money is set aside to help youngsters create, promote and deliver their own events at an arts festival.

Nantwich scrap dealers join police crackdown on metal thieves

Nantwich scrap dealers join police crackdown on metal thieves

Scrap dealers in Nantwich and other Cheshire towns have joined forces with police to combat metal theft. The businesses have signed up to a scheme which reinforces their commitment to stamping out dodgy metal deals.

February 2, 2012 1 comment Crime, Latest, News
Stunning Cheshire sunset as residents given ‘big freeze’ warning

Stunning Cheshire sunset as residents given ‘big freeze’ warning

This stunning picture of the winter sun setting over the Cheshire plain was sent in by photographer Jonathan White. He took the shot from South Cheshire College in Crewe looking west towards the Mid Cheshire Ridge.

February 2, 2012 1 comment Human Interest, Latest
Rare ships’ logs and photos at Nantwich auction

Rare ships’ logs and photos at Nantwich auction

Maritime fans will be bidding for a rare collection of ships’ logs and photographs when they go under the hammer at a Nantwich auction. They will feature at a sale of antiques, fine art and collectors’ items at Peter Wilson auctioneers, on Market Street.

February 2, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Residents win A51 speed limit campaign at Reaseheath

Residents win A51 speed limit campaign at Reaseheath

Residents living along a notorious stretch of the A51 in Nantwich have won a battle to reduce its speed limit to 30mph. Families have fought for 13 years to restrict the speed along the road near Reaseheath College.

February 1, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News