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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
Police hunt dog owner after woman attacked in Nantwich

Police hunt dog owner after woman attacked in Nantwich

A Nantwich woman who was attacked by a dog today (April 3) will have to undergo hospital treatment, say police. The 44-year-old victim was walking her small dog along London Road, Stapeley, when a golden retriever attacked them, biting her on the arm.

April 3, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest, News
Cheshire East in talks with four parties over Lyceum Theatre future

Cheshire East in talks with four parties over Lyceum Theatre future

Four bidders have come forward to help secure the future of Crewe’s historic Lyceum Theatre. Cheshire East Council invited parties to express an interest in partnering the future management of the facility.

South Cheshire Harrier in top 40 of Olympic Park Run

South Cheshire Harrier in top 40 of Olympic Park Run

A South Cheshire runner finished 31st when he took part in the much publicised National Lottery Olympic Park Run. Mike Hatton, a member of South Cheshire Harriers, was also first across the line in the aged 50-54 category, finishing the run in 28 minutes and 29 seconds.

April 3, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Other sports
Police appeal after woman hurt in Nantwich car park incident

Police appeal after woman hurt in Nantwich car park incident

Police are trying to trace an elderly driver after an accident in a Nantwich supermarket car park left a woman with a broken foot and wrist. The collision happened in the Morrisons car park, off Station Road, as the victim was putting her shopping trolley back in the trolley park.

April 2, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest, News
Nantwich events to celebrate Diamond Jubilee unveiled

Nantwich events to celebrate Diamond Jubilee unveiled

Nantwich communities hoping to stage Diamond Jubilee street parties have until April 9 to apply for road closures. Dozens of public and private celebrations are already planned across the Nantwich area on June 2-5 weekend to celebrate the Queen’s 60-year reign.