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Nantwich Show organisers aim for record-breaking event in 2012

Nantwich Show organisers aim for record-breaking event in 2012

Organisers of next month’s Nantwich Show are promising another record-breaking event. Around 36,000 visitors poured through the gates of the show at Dorfold Park in 2011, and directors hope this year’s remains the top one day event in the UK.

June 26, 2012
Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club to relaunch at town’s Civic Hall

Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club to relaunch at town’s Civic Hall

Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club is to relaunch with a new series of screenings at a new venue, Nantwich Civic Hall. The season starts on July 9, and there will six award-winning films on show.

June 25, 2012
Nantwich’s Reaseheath College to stage National Insect Week events

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College to stage National Insect Week events

Reaseheath College is gearing up for National Insect Week with a range of family activities. The events at the Nantwich college aim to raise awareness of British invertebrates and the need to conserve them.

June 25, 2012
PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

By Jonathan White & Claire Faulkner Hundreds descended on Willaston to take part in the 33rd World Worm Charming Championships. More than 140 plots witnessed frantic activity for 30 minutes as teams tried to vibrate as many worms out of the ground as possible.

June 24, 2012
Wulvern Housing staff transform Derby Docks community plot

Wulvern Housing staff transform Derby Docks community plot

Staff from Nantwich housing provider Wulvern Housing joined residents to transform a community allotment. The team got stuck in to tackle the overgrown plot on Crewe’s Derby Docks estate.

June 24, 2012
Cheshire SAR team returns to Greece in hunt for runner John Lawton

Cheshire SAR team returns to Greece in hunt for runner John Lawton

Nine volunteers from Cheshire Search & Rescue (SAR) have returned to Greece to renew the hunt for missing marathon runner John Lawton. John, from Alsager, went missing while taking part in the Taygetos Challenge near Kalamata on April 8 this year.

June 23, 2012
Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Thieves stole from a South Cheshire War Memorial just yards from a police station and magistrates court. Shocked officers and councillors have blasted the “mindless” thugs who targeted the memorial on Municipal Square, Crewe.

June 23, 2012
Fat Face Nantwich store opening hailed a success by bosses

Fat Face Nantwich store opening hailed a success by bosses

Staff at the new Fat Face store in Nantwich hailed the shop’s opening as a huge success for the town. The lifestyle fashion outlet opened its doors in the former Ye Old Vault’s premises on the town square last Saturday (June 16).

June 22, 2012
Woman and teenagers badly injured in Nantwich A530 road accident

Woman and teenagers badly injured in Nantwich A530 road accident

A woman and two teenagers are in hospital after a serious road accident in Newhall, Nantwich. The accident happened when a car and HGV lorry collided on the A530 Whitchurch Road.

June 22, 2012
Caffe Nero go ahead for new coffee shop in Nantwich

Caffe Nero go ahead for new coffee shop in Nantwich

Caffe Nero has been given full approval to open a new coffee shop on High Street in Nantwich. And developers believe the shop could attract 2,000 visits a week – despite competition from dozens of other similar outlets in the town.

June 22, 2012
Willaston gears up for 33rd World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for 33rd World Worm Charming Championships

The 33rd World Worm Charming Championships take place in Willaston, Nantwich, tomorrow (June 23). And the current wet weather could see record numbers of worms charmed from the ground.

June 22, 2012
Redshift Nantwich “Hub” event to raise money for One in Eleven Appeal

Redshift Nantwich “Hub” event to raise money for One in Eleven Appeal

A networking event for South Cheshire is to raise vital funds for the “One in Eleven Appeal”. The third All Day RedShift Hub Networking event is on June 28 at Nantwich Town FC’s Weaver Stadium.

June 22, 2012
Nantwich MP Timpson seeks diabetes talks with NHS leaders

Nantwich MP Timpson seeks diabetes talks with NHS leaders

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson is seeking talks with Cheshire NHS leaders in a bid to boost diabetes healthcare. Mr Timpson has backed calla by Diabetes UK for a national plan to improve the care of people with diabetes.

June 21, 2012