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Council Foster campaign to visit Brine Leas and Nantwich Show

Council Foster campaign to visit Brine Leas and Nantwich Show

A Cheshire East Council team is to stage two events in Nantwich in a bid to boost the number of foster carers. The team will be at Brine Leas High School in June and at the Nantwich Show in July to highlight the You Can Foster campaign.

May 20, 2012
Brine Leas chemical scare no impact on exams, says head

Brine Leas chemical scare no impact on exams, says head

The headteacher of Brine Leas in Nantwich said today’s chemical scare did not disrupt GCSE and A-level exams at the school. Fire crews, police and paramedics were called out to the Audlem Road site after an incident in a science prep room.

May 18, 2012
Nantwich Litter Group cleans up town park and streets

Nantwich Litter Group cleans up town park and streets

Nantwich Litter Group has been making a clean sweep of the town’s parks and streets in a bid to tidy up Nantwich for the summer. A recent “Group Pick” targeted Brookfield Park all the way through to the Morrisons carpark via Waterlode, Station Road and Pillory Street.

May 18, 2012
Brine Leas School science class sparks evacuation

Brine Leas School science class sparks evacuation

Nantwich’s Brine Leas High School was evacuated today after an experiment in a science lab went wrong. Fumes were released during the chemistry class at Brine Leas on Audlem Road, prompting teachers to take swift action.

May 18, 2012
Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

A table-top sale is taking place this weekend in aid of Leighton Hospital’s One in Eleven Appeal. The event, at the Oakley Centre in Crewe on Sunday (May 20), will see dozens of stalls and activities for youngsters.

May 18, 2012
Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich Town Council leader John Lewis took a day off from politics to win the 19th Reaseheath Open Vintage Day golf tournament. John competed against 36 other players over the age of 65 in the competition run by Reaseheath College sports turf students.

May 18, 2012
Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones is new Cheshire East leader

Bunbury Cllr Michael Jones is new Cheshire East leader

Bunbury Councillor Michael Jones is the new Leader of Cheshire East Council, despite a late challenge by Nantwich Independent Cllr Arthur Moran. Cllr Jones, also leader of the Conservative group, won an election after receiving 48 of the 73 votes cast.

May 17, 2012
Workmen find human skull in Nantwich church hall

Workmen find human skull in Nantwich church hall

Police were called to a church hall in Nantwich after workmen found a human skull. The discovery was made by men renovating parts of St Mary’s Parish Hall, on Church Walk.

May 17, 2012
Street fun will boost Nantwich visitors, town council hopes

Street fun will boost Nantwich visitors, town council hopes

Nantwich Town Counil is hoping to welcome visitors to the town with a programme of street entertainment this summer. Councillors and retailers hope the events will enhance the shopping experience in the town centre.

May 17, 2012
Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

A care worker is joining hundreds of others in the Crewe to Nantwich Midnight Walk to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Sharon Keates (pictured) will stride out on the 13.1 mile walk from Crewe to Nantwich and back on Saturday June 9.

May 17, 2012
REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Directed by Joel Montague, rock opera “Rent” follows a group of friends for a year who struggle to cope with life, love, drugs and AIDS. Fast-paced, highly visual and with amazing sound, this production succeeds in portraying life and difficulties in modern America.

May 17, 2012
Record crowds for Reaseheath College family festival in Nantwich

Record crowds for Reaseheath College family festival in Nantwich

Record-breaking crowds flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to join in the college’s 90th birthday celebrations. The Nantwich campus was packed with thousands of visitors who enjoyed hundreds of activities and displays on offer at the Family Festival.

May 16, 2012
Two exhibitions due to close at Nantwich Museum

Two exhibitions due to close at Nantwich Museum

The “Paintings and Drawings of Dorothy Bradford” exhibition in Nantwich Museum ends on Saturday May 26. It illustrates the favourite subjects of the artist who lived in the town in the later years of her life before she died in 2008, aged 90.

May 16, 2012