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14 Cheshire Search and Rescue volunteers join hunt for John Lawton

14 Cheshire Search and Rescue volunteers join hunt for John Lawton

A team of 14 search and rescue volunteers from Cheshire are flying out to Greece on Friday to join the hunt for missing marathon runner John Lawton. Cheshire Search and Rescue (SAR) revealed that donations have flooded in which will help fund the trip.

May 9, 2012
Patient boost as Leighton Hospital made Major Trauma Unit

Patient boost as Leighton Hospital made Major Trauma Unit

Nantwich hospital patients will have access to improved emergency care at Leighton Hospital after the trust was awarded the status of Major Trauma Receiving Unit. University Hospital of North Staffordshire (UHNS) has been designated as the area’s local Major Trauma Centre, and will be supported by Leighton Hospital as a Major Trauma Unit.

May 9, 2012
Reaseheath College students raise thousands during RAG Week

Reaseheath College students raise thousands during RAG Week

College students in Nantwich have been busy raising funds for good caundatioses. Teams of students at Reaseheath College have been involved in a series of events as part of their RAG (Raising and Giving) Week.

May 8, 2012
Nantwich Museum to stage Diamond Jubilee poetry competition

Nantwich Museum to stage Diamond Jubilee poetry competition

Nantwich Museum have announced two poetry competitions, one for adults and one for the children of Nantwich schools. The competitions are being run as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

May 7, 2012
Man cut free from wreck after Worleston car smash

Man cut free from wreck after Worleston car smash

Fire crews had to cut a man free from the wreckage of his car after a road smash in Nantiwich. The crash happened on Main Road in Worleston, and involved just one vehicle.

May 6, 2012
Patrons attend One in Eleven Appeal official launch

Patrons attend One in Eleven Appeal official launch

More than 130 people turned out to celebrate the official launch of the One in Eleven Appeal. These included patrons of the appeal, Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs and MP for Crewe and Nantwich Edward Timpson.

May 4, 2012
Nantwich Museum scoops £19,000 lottery grant for summer events

Nantwich Museum scoops £19,000 lottery grant for summer events

Nantwich Museum has secured £19,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to stage an exhibition and events programme this summer. The volunteer-developed exhibition is called “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths”.

May 4, 2012
Cheshire rescue team’s fund appeal to join search for John Lawton

Cheshire rescue team’s fund appeal to join search for John Lawton

Rescue volunteers from Cheshire are ready to fly out to Greece and help in the hunt for missing marathon runner John Lawton. The 62-year-old, from Alsager, has not been seen since Sunday April 8 when he disappeared while competing in the Taygetos Challenge 2012, near Kalamata.

May 3, 2012
Rotary Club of Nantwich to stage charity walk at Reaseheath

Rotary Club of Nantwich to stage charity walk at Reaseheath

The Rotary Club of Nantwich is organising a sponsored walk to raise money for local charities. The walk is scheduled to take place on Sunday June 24 in the grounds of Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

May 3, 2012
Nantwich Town sponsors County Insurance scoops business award

Nantwich Town sponsors County Insurance scoops business award

County Insurance, sponsors of Nantwich Town FC, have scooped the 2012 East Cheshire Chamber Business of the Year title. The Crewe-based firm was one of around 160 companies up for an award at a ceremony at Cranage Hall.

May 3, 2012
Police swoop on suspected shoplifters in Stapeley, Nantwich

Police swoop on suspected shoplifters in Stapeley, Nantwich

Police swooped on three suspected shoplifters in an area of Nantwich today as motorists looked on. PSCOs from Nantwich detained three men close to the former Stapeley Water Gardens site off London Road.

May 2, 2012
Cheshire East Council backs CarFest North at Cholmondeley Castle

Cheshire East Council backs CarFest North at Cholmondeley Castle

Council chiefs have welcomed the move to bring Chris Evans’ CarFest North to Cholmondeley Castle, near Nantwich. Thousands are expected to attend the festival of cars, music and food in the castle grounds on September 8 and 9.

May 2, 2012
Grove Singers to stage Nantwich show for IRIS Centre

Grove Singers to stage Nantwich show for IRIS Centre

Grove Singers will be in Nantwich next month singing for charity. They will be entertaining crowds at The Crown Hotel, in the town square, in aid of the IRIS Vision Resource Centre.

May 2, 2012