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Nantwich Cricket Club hosts breast cancer fund-raising night

Nantwich Cricket Club hosts breast cancer fund-raising night

Fund-raisers raised the roof at Nantwich Cricket Club with a charity dance event in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. The event, organised by Nantwich fund-raiser and former cancer sufferer Ann Aspinall, featured popular local band Hex.

November 28, 2011 0 comments Community Events, Latest, News
Peckforton Castle trio commended for bravery during fire

Peckforton Castle trio commended for bravery during fire

Three workers at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich were commended at an awards night for their bravery during a massive blaze. Daniel Naylor, Paul Heany and Simon Oxley were given a standing ovation at the Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards.

November 27, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
250 caught in M6 Cheshire Police speed clampdown

250 caught in M6 Cheshire Police speed clampdown

Police officers have issued a winter “slow down” warning to motorway drivers in South Cheshire. A two-hour speed check on the M6 near junction 16 for Nantwich and Crewe caught 250 drivers travelling well over 70mph. The fastest was clocked at 107mph.

November 27, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Reaseheath College celebrates new Weaver Centre opening

Reaseheath College celebrates new Weaver Centre opening

A custom built centre for young people and adults who need help has been opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The Weaver Centre, which caters for 160 students, was described by Cheshire East Council as a blueprint for the future.

November 26, 2011 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich shopkeepers launch “Sunday Trade” campaign

Nantwich shopkeepers launch “Sunday Trade” campaign

Dozens of retailers in Nantwich town centre have come together to launch a pre-Christmas ‘Sunday Trade’ campaign. Around 70% of independent stores in the town are backing the idea, and will be open on the next four Sundays leading up to Christmas.

November 25, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Model Danielle Lloyd opens new Nantwich beauty business

Model Danielle Lloyd opens new Nantwich beauty business

Model and TV presenter Danielle Lloyd was in Nantwich to open a new health and beauty business in the town. Former Miss England Danielle, engaged to Premier League footballer Jamie O’Hara, officially returned to work after spending 16 weeks nursing her seriously ill premature baby.

November 25, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Hundreds enjoy Crewe Christmas Lights and fireworks event

Hundreds enjoy Crewe Christmas Lights and fireworks event

By Jonathan White Hundreds braved the chilly wind to watch the Christmas Lights switch on and firework display in Crewe town centre. The event took place on the main square in the town centre, with the cast of this year’s pantomime – Snow White – starting the countdown and switching on the lights.

November 25, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Vodafone resolves Nantwich mobile signal fault

Vodafone resolves Nantwich mobile signal fault

Vodafone bosses say problems plaguing Nantwich mobile phone users have been resolved. Hundreds of customers in the CW5 postcode area suffered signal loss and problems for over 48 hours earlier this week.

November 24, 2011 1 comment Latest, News
Car blaze drama at Morrisons supermarket in Nantwich

Car blaze drama at Morrisons supermarket in Nantwich

Shoppers at a Nantwich supermarket were caught up in a a mini drama today when fire broke out on the store’s carpark. Two firefighters from Nantwich wearing breathing apparatus tackled the blaze at Morrisons supermarket on Station Road.

November 24, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Santa to visit Stapeley Broad Lane School Christmas Fair

Santa to visit Stapeley Broad Lane School Christmas Fair

A Nantwich primary school will be hosting Santa and a ‘Secrets Room’ at their Christmas Fair on December 9. Stapeley Broad Lane school’s fair will feature a range of games and stalls during the event between 5pm and 7pm.

New Nantwich housing scheme gets go ahead

New Nantwich housing scheme gets go ahead

New homes are to be built off Hastings Road in Nantwich, despite residents’ objections. Arley Homes has been given permission by Cheshire East Council’s southern planning committee to build a 21-home development close to the railway line.

November 23, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
Nantwich connected to new ‘101’ Cheshire Police line

Nantwich connected to new ‘101’ Cheshire Police line

Nantwich residents can use the new non-emergency police hotline number 101 from today (November 23). Cheshire Police, Merseyside Police and Greater Manchester Police are all switching across to ‘101’ as part of a national programme.

November 23, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Cheshire food producers wowed by new Reaseheath College centre

Cheshire food producers wowed by new Reaseheath College centre

Food producers were given a flavour of how Reaseheath College in Nantwich can help them expand their businesses. Businesses in Cheshire and surrounding counties were on the first public tour of the new Food Innovation Centre.

November 23, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, Schools & Colleges