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Family tribute to man killed on A530 near Nantwich

Family tribute to man killed on A530 near Nantwich

The family of a man killed in a road traffic collision in Nantwich have paid tribute to him. Michael Betts (pictured), 74, was involved in an accident on Middlewich Road, close to Alvaston Hall Hotel, early on Saturday morning (December 17).

December 19, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Equine students at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College enjoyed a Christmas show as a reward for their work at the Horse of the Year Show. Thirty six students and two staff provided the arena party for HOYS, which is the biggest indoor show in the British Isles and attracts thousands of competitors and spectators.

December 19, 2011 0 comments News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Christmas workshops

Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Christmas workshops

Nantwich Museum will be staging Christmas workshops this week to keep excited youngsters busy after schools break up. The Pillory Street venue will provide children with a chance to make Christmas decorations, crackers, take part in a Christmas quiz and more.

December 19, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News, What's On & Reviews
Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Music and performing arts students at a Crewe and Nantwich college staged a spectacular Christmas music concert. The South Cheshire College students performed a double header of festive hits and popular songs.

December 18, 2011 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich driver arrested after death crash on A530 Middlewich Road

Nantwich driver arrested after death crash on A530 Middlewich Road

A Nantwich man has been arrested after a road accident on the A530 Middlewich Road which left another man dead. The 21-year-old driver of a Mercedes van was arrested after the fatal collision close to Alvaston Hall Hotel earlier today (December 17).

December 17, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Hundreds donate teddies for Wingate Centre cuddly toy appeal

Hundreds donate teddies for Wingate Centre cuddly toy appeal

Hundreds of cuddly toys have been donated to Richmond Village Nantwich in aid of the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury. Richmond Village, off London Road, joined forces with the town’s Sainsbury’s store on Middlewich Road to launch the toy appeal.

December 17, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Town community football sessions called off

Nantwich Town community football sessions called off

The snow and freezing overnight temperatures has claimed its first casualty with Nantwich Town cancelling its community coaching sessions. The club took the decision to cancel this morning’s (December 17) sessions on safety grounds.

December 17, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News
Police issue snow warning to South Cheshire drivers

Police issue snow warning to South Cheshire drivers

Drivers in South Cheshire are being warned by police over treacherous conditions on the roads today. Snow is causing problems in Crewe, Nantwich, Winsford, Middlewich and other areas.

December 16, 2011 0 comments News
Nearly 600 Cheshire East “troubled” families targeted by Government

Nearly 600 Cheshire East “troubled” families targeted by Government

Almost 600 troubled families in Cheshire East are to be targeted by the Government as part of a new David Cameron initiative. The Government wants to transform the lives of 120,000 troubled families under the new £450million project.

December 16, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Cheshire East Council “ready” as winter snow heads for region

Cheshire East Council “ready” as winter snow heads for region

Council chiefs in Cheshire East say they are prepared as snow and ice looks set to hit the Nantwich area tonight and tomorrow (December 16). They say stockpiles of salt, a new information centre and modern gritting vehicles based at three sites, including Wardle near Nantwich, will help the borough cope with wintry conditions.

December 15, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest
Nantwich town square hosts Cheshire Police video roadshow

Nantwich town square hosts Cheshire Police video roadshow

Nantwich folk gave their views on Cheshire Police plans to save money as a county-wide survey gets underway. Arrol Johnson was among those to use a video booth at a roadshow in Nantwich town square.

December 15, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Nantwich parking charge rise angers councillors

Parking charges in Nantwich are to come under scrutiny at Cheshire East Council today (December 14). It follows complaints by angry councillors over a decision by council officers to hike up charges without councillors knowing.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, News
RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile Africa run for Stapeley Grange

RSPCA inspector’s 1,500-mile Africa run for Stapeley Grange

An RSPCA inspector has completed an amazing 1,500-mile run across South Africa to raise money for Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich. Emma Timmis, 27, a fully-fledged RSPCA inspector, hopes to raise thousands for the RSPCA centre on London Road.

December 14, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest