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Fund-raising couple boost Leighton Hospital bowel cancer care

Fund-raising couple boost Leighton Hospital bowel cancer care

Two members of Leighton Hospital’s Stoma Support Group donated £660 to boost care available for bowel cancer patients. Tom and Margaret Butler, who attend the group’s meetings each month at the hospital’s Macmillan Cancer Support and Information Centre, have now raised more than £7,000 for the trust.

February 17, 2012 0 comments Health, Latest, News
Ex Nantwich Town striker Lee Steele fined by FA over Twitter comment

Ex Nantwich Town striker Lee Steele fined by FA over Twitter comment

Ex Nantwich Town striker Lee Steele has been fined £200 by the FA for a Twitter comment about gay rugby player Gareth Thomas. Steele, 38, who signed for the Dabbers in January, was sacked by previous club Oxford City after the comment made about Thomas’ appearance on Celebrity Big Brother.

February 16, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, News
South Cheshire Harriers raise £2,300 for Age UK Cheshire

South Cheshire Harriers raise £2,300 for Age UK Cheshire

Members of South Cheshire Harriers running club have helped to raise more than £2,000 for Age UK Cheshire. They presented a cheque for £2,300 to the charity at an awards dinner at Crewe Golf Club.

February 16, 2012 0 comments Clubs & Societies, Latest, News
Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich celebrates third birthday

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich celebrates third birthday

Staff at Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich welcomed 150 guests to help celebrate the site’s third anniversary. Moorers, customers, friends and suppliers enjoyed food and drink at the 147-berth boatyard and marina in Church Minshull.

February 16, 2012 0 comments Latest, News
Baddiley couple celebrate 60th Valentine’s Day with Sainsbury’s

Baddiley couple celebrate 60th Valentine’s Day with Sainsbury’s

A Nantwich couple celebrated Valentine’s Day in their diamond anniversary year with a little help from their local supermarket. James and Kathleen Wootton, from Baddiley, were invited in to Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road for a special Valentine’s lunch.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
MP Edward Timpson champions Cheshire cheeses in Parliament

MP Edward Timpson champions Cheshire cheeses in Parliament

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has called on Parliament to promote local produce by championing the cause of Cheshire cheese. Mr Timpson called on Leader of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon Sir George Young MP, to hold a debate on produce.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Reaseheath College student stars in bridal photoshoot

Reaseheath College student stars in bridal photoshoot

Reaseheath College floristry student Rowena Burns became a model for the day in a fairytale fashion shoot. Rowena, 17, was doing her work placement at Ian Lloyd’s The Flower Shop in Wilmslow when she was asked to model the latest floral bridal designs for an advertising campaign.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich car park site to be redeveloped, says Cheshire East

Nantwich car park site to be redeveloped, says Cheshire East

Drivers in Nantwich look set to lose a free parking facility as work is due to start on regenerating the former gasworks site on St Anne’s Lane. Cheshire East Council wants to carry out work on the land off Welsh Row, currently used by hundreds of people each day as a car park.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Police ARC course to tackle alcholol-related crime in Nantwich

Police ARC course to tackle alcholol-related crime in Nantwich

Nantwich people involved in alcohol-related crime have been discovering the impact their behaviour has on the community in a pilot project to reduce offending. The ARC course is offered to anyone reported to police for alcohol related anti-social behaviour, and aims to educate them in the dangers.

February 14, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Willaston and Shavington groups earn Community Grants

Willaston and Shavington groups earn Community Grants

A Willaston group is among dozens of organisations to receive funding in the latest round of Cheshire East Council community grants. Willaston Community Opportunities Group (COG) has welcomed a £300 grant which will help fund two more local walk leaflets.

February 14, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Residents air housing plan views as “Protect Stapeley” campaign gathers pace

Residents air housing plan views as “Protect Stapeley” campaign gathers pace

Scores of residents attended exhibitions in Nantwich to study plans for a controversial housing development in Stapeley. Many people are objecting to the Muller and Jones Homes proposal for 600 new homes and a village centre in an ambitious “Nantwich South” development.

February 14, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Olympic 2012 hopeful teams up with college trainer

Nantwich Olympic 2012 hopeful teams up with college trainer

A talented swimmer from Nantwich hoping to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics, has linked up with a college Fitness Academy to boost her performance. Charlotte Bradbury is hoping to compete in the 200m breaststroke event in London if she secures a place at final trials this month.

February 13, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich fire crew called to chip pan blaze in Stapeley

Nantwich fire crew called to chip pan blaze in Stapeley

A fire crew from Nantwich was called out to a chip pan blaze at a house in Stapeley. Crews were called to a property on Broad Lane where the fire had already been extinguished.

February 12, 2012 0 comments Latest, News