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Wistaston village in full bloom thanks to volunteers

Wistaston village in full bloom thanks to volunteers

Wistaston near Nantwich is looking bloomin’ marvellous thanks to the efforts of local committee members. Wistaston in Bloom volunteers are seeing the results of their planting of four raised flowerbeds around the village.

April 9, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Friends to launch “Perpetual Vintage” shop at Dagfields near Nantwich

Friends to launch “Perpetual Vintage” shop at Dagfields near Nantwich

Two friends have realised a dream by launching a new business venture near Nantwich. Kate Musselle and Alexis Beech are opening a new destination shop “Perpetual Vintage” in Dagfields, near Bridgemere.

April 7, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table’s £2k boost to One in Eleven Appeal

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table’s £2k boost to One in Eleven Appeal

Crewe and Nantwich Round Table has raised £2,000 for the One in Eleven Appeal to boost neonatal facilities for Cheshire babies. Their efforts will help the Mid Cheshire Hospitals charity towards its £1 million target to create a new neonatal intensive care unit at Leighton Hospital.

April 7, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
St Luke’s Hospice issues Midnight Walk plea to Nantwich women

St Luke’s Hospice issues Midnight Walk plea to Nantwich women

Hospice fund-raisers in Cheshire issued a plea today for more Nantwich women to sign up for the Midnight Walk 2012 event. Organisers of the walk, which aims to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice, are facing a deficit in numbers compared to previous years.

Nantwich families to help raise Easter funds for neonatal unit

Nantwich families to help raise Easter funds for neonatal unit

Nantwich families can enjoy some Easter fun while helping a £1m appeal to create a new neonatal unit for Cheshire babies. RedShift Radio is organising an Easter Family Fun Day at the Nantwich Jazz Festival to support the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity One in Eleven Appeal.

Nantwich Police vow to crackdown on Jazz Festival troublemakers

Nantwich Police vow to crackdown on Jazz Festival troublemakers

Nantwich Police chiefs warned troublemakers to stay away from the town during the Easter weekend’s Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival. Thousands of visitors are expected to cram into the town centre over the next four days for the 16th annual event.

April 6, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich Jazz Festival kicks off as other venues host Easter events

Nantwich Jazz Festival kicks off as other venues host Easter events

Nantwich is gearing up for a hectic Easter weekend as the 16th annual Jazz Music and Blues Festival gets underway. Headline acts like Tony Christie (pictured), The Beat, Scott Matthews, Katy Shotter and The Cavern Beatles are expected to draw in thousands of visitors.

Rare Stoke City and Port Vale medals on sale at Nantwich auction

Rare Stoke City and Port Vale medals on sale at Nantwich auction

Rare medals, England caps and shirt badges belonging to Stoke City and Port Vale legend Tommy Clare could be sold for up to £10,000 at a Nantwich auction this month. The memorabilia, being sold on behalf of the family, is part of a two-day sale by fine art and antiques auctioneers Peter Wilson on April 19.

April 5, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Sport
Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Reaseheath College’s new animal management centre has been given top marks by the head of one of the government’s funding agencies. Peter Lauener, chief executive of the Education Funding Agency (EFA), officially opened the Nantwich college’s teaching centre.

New Cheshire Police deputy chief Helen King sworn in

New Cheshire Police deputy chief Helen King sworn in

Helen King has joined the Cheshire Police team of chief officers as Deputy Chief Constable. She re-affirmed the oath which gives police officers policing powers, witnessed and signed by Moira Chapman, a magistrate and member of Cheshire Police Authority.

April 5, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich Town to host All Stars charity game for Wingate Centre

Nantwich Town to host All Stars charity game for Wingate Centre

A charity football game in Nantwich involving TV stars will help raise money for the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury later this month. The All Star charity XI v The Soap Stars match will be played at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium on April 29.

Nantwich CC pre-school stages Easter bonnet parade

Nantwich CC pre-school stages Easter bonnet parade

Nantwich youngsters and their parents showed some Easter spirit at a pre-school bonnet parade competition. Children put on a colourful display of bonnets at the Nantwich Cricket Club Pre-School.

Nantwich Scope shop and Richmond Village team up

Nantwich Scope shop and Richmond Village team up

Residents and staff from Richmond Village Nantwich took part in the “Great Donate” as part of a nationwide campaign by charity SCOPE. The campaign aims to increase donations of good quality items, and Nantwich SCOPE shop staff were also involved.

April 4, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest