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Rare timepiece by Nantwich watchmaker handed to museum

Rare timepiece by Nantwich watchmaker handed to museum

An engraved watch made by19th century Nantwich watchmaker John Palin was handed in to Nantwich Museum by a member of the public. Bosses at the Pillory Street venue said the silver timepiece, in Palin’s family for generations, was in excellent condition and working order.

January 23, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Reaseheath College team praised by Prince Charles for Pakistan work

Reaseheath College team praised by Prince Charles for Pakistan work

Reaseheath College in Nantwich and food giant Nestle have been praised by Prince Charles for their regeneration work in Pakistan. Reaseheath’s director of business and marketing Margaret Bardsley and Nestle bosses were thanked by the Prince for their support of the Pakistani dairy industry at a gala in London.

January 23, 2012 0 comments Business, Environment, Latest, News
PIC SPECIAL – Holly Holy Day in Nantwich attracts thousands to town

PIC SPECIAL – Holly Holy Day in Nantwich attracts thousands to town

Thousands of people braved the strong winds in Nantwich to enjoy the annual Battle of Nantwich Holly Holy Day celebrations. Visitors marvelled in the traditional spectacle as hundreds of troops from The Sealed Knot performed their re-enactment on Mill Island.

January 22, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich police station powered by new solar panels

Nantwich police station powered by new solar panels

Nantwich police station on Beam Street has gone green with a new solar panel system providing energy from the sun. Computers, CCTV system, and even small electric items are all now powered by the sun, cutting emissions and reducing bills.

January 21, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich residents quizzed on Cheshire Police council tax option

Nantwich residents quizzed on Cheshire Police council tax option

Nantwich residents have a chance to air their views on whether the Cheshire Police council tax amount should go up. Three options are highlighted on the Cheshire Police Authority website as members consider the 2012/13 budget.

January 20, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich Town back KitAid charity to help poor football fans

Nantwich Town back KitAid charity to help poor football fans

Nantwich Town is calling on residents to donate unwanted football kits to help families in poor countries. The Dabbers are backing a new Evo-Stik Premier League partnership with charity KitAid for the current season.

January 20, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, News
Cheshire East workers team up to crackdown on Stapeley dog mess

Cheshire East workers team up to crackdown on Stapeley dog mess

Cheshire East Council has vowed to join in an ‘impact day’ to crackdown on dog fouling on a Nantwich estate. The January 27 event takes place on the Cronkinson development in Stapeley after parish councillors highlighted the problem of dog mess on streets, footpaths and green play areas.

January 20, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Peckforton Castle helps terminally ill girl stage Princess Party

Peckforton Castle helps terminally ill girl stage Princess Party

A terminally-ill four year old will celebrate her birthday with a dream Princess Party at Peckforton Castle, near Nantwich. Tess Sullivan, whose party has been organised by her family at the castle on January 29, suffers from the rare Alexander Disease.

January 20, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Richmond Village Nantwich plans Burns Night celebration

Richmond Village Nantwich plans Burns Night celebration

Staff and residents at Richmond Village Nantwich are looking forward to all things Scottish when they host a Burns Night celebration. Crewe and Nantwich Scottish Dance Group will be at the centre to join the party on Wednesday January 25.

Willaston councillor’s party to raise cash for village causes

Willaston councillor’s party to raise cash for village causes

A Willaston councillor is staging a birthday celebration to help raise money for village causes. Cllr Brian Silvester’s party on the evening of January 21 takes place at Willaston Social Club.

Police boost patrols after Nantwich girl targeted

Police boost patrols after Nantwich girl targeted

Police have stepped up patrols in Nantwich and Crewe after another report of a man in a green car seen approaching a teenage girl. The 16-year-old South Cheshire College student, from Nantwich, was followed by an Asian man as she walked to a bus-stop.

January 19, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Town councillors blast Nantwich Marks & Spencer design plans

Town councillors blast Nantwich Marks & Spencer design plans

Town councillors have hit out at the design of the proposed new Marks & Spencer store in Nantwich. Drawings of the store, planned on the site of the former Beam Street health clinic behind the library, were viewed by councillors at a meeting this week.

January 18, 2012 3 comments Business, Latest, News
Leighton Hospital chefs in national cooking final

Leighton Hospital chefs in national cooking final

Leighton Hospital catering staff will compete for national recognition after winning regional heats of a competition. Six chefs from Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) have won places at Hospital Catering Association Hot Cookery competition on March 1.

January 18, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News