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Amazing vintage tin collection to be sold at Nantwich auction

Amazing vintage tin collection to be sold at Nantwich auction

A vintage tin collector is closing the lid on his hobby and selling them at auction in Nantwich.

The collection has taken more than 35 years to compile, and now the 130 specimens are going under the hammer at Peter Wilson on Market Street.

January 24, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Stray quail treated at Stapeley RSPCA after car park rescue

Stray quail treated at Stapeley RSPCA after car park rescue

A stray quail is being treated at RSPCA Stapeley after he was found running around the car park of an independent living facility in Crewe.

Residents at the care facility in Rolls Avenue had a shock when they spotted the Texas A&M quail on the loose.

January 24, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich singer Sinead finishes fifth in UK Open Mic competition

Nantwich singer Sinead finishes fifth in UK Open Mic competition

Young Nantwich singing sensation Sinead D’Abreu-Hayling finished an amazing fifth place in the grand final of the UK Open Mic competition.

The 17-year-old former Brine Leas and Pear Tree Primary pupil won through to the grand final after stunning judges with her classical music voice.

January 23, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich residents voice anger over potholes plaguing roads

Nantwich residents voice anger over potholes plaguing roads

Angry residents have called on action from Cheshire East highways to fix the growing tide of potholes plaguing the streets of Nantwich.

Highways bosses claim the weather conditions have caused the “increase in the number of potholes” this winter.

January 23, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police will be targeting drivers in the area using mobile phones at the wheel as part of a national week of action.

From today (January 22), officers will be on the lookout for anyone scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while at the wheel.

January 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Hospital chiefs say £25 million payouts “not indicator of overall quality”

Health chiefs running Leighton Hospital say £25 million of medical claim payouts should not be seen as “an indicator of the overall quality of care”.

We revealed earlier this week how Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has had to pay out millions of pounds in the last five years.

January 20, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich woman warns of car vandals after Millstone Lane damage

Nantwich woman warns of car vandals after Millstone Lane damage

A Nantwich woman says she has had her car vandalised three times while parked on Millstone Lane.

Now she has warned other motorists to be wary after reporting the latest incident to police after her car’s paintwork was badly scratched.

January 20, 2018 6 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Sale of former children’s centre Redsands in Willaston completed, says Cheshire East

Sale of former children’s centre Redsands in Willaston completed, says Cheshire East

The sale of the former Cheshire East Council children’s home Redsands in Willaston, Nantwich, has been completed.

Engine of the North, Cheshire East Council’s wholly owned strategic property company, confirmed today it has completed the sale to Richmond Care Villages.

Four men charged after South Cheshire drugs raid

Four men charged after South Cheshire drugs raid

Four men have been charged in connection with drugs offences after a warrant was executed at an address on Underwood Lane in Crewe.

David Bebbington, 33, of Spring Gardens, Crewe, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A heroin and crack cocaine drugs and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates yesterday (January 18).

January 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Young people graduate in Cheshire Fire Prince’s Trust scheme

Young people graduate in Cheshire Fire Prince’s Trust scheme

Young people from South Cheshire graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service led Prince’s Trust programme at an awards ceremony.

The team of 12, all dressed in black tie and evening dresses for the celebration, gave a two minute speech about their time on the course.

January 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum seeks help on rare whitesmith’s tools

Nantwich Museum seeks help on rare whitesmith’s tools

Nantwich Museum is appealing for help to find out the history behind a rare collection of whitesmith’s tools.

The tools are used for forging objects out of tin, pewter and other light metals.

January 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Aldi staff and customers raise £6,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Nantwich Aldi staff and customers raise £6,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Big-hearted customers and staff at Aldi in Nantwich have raised almost £6,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

It was raised after colleagues and customers completed activities including a fancy-dress day and a Snowdon trek.

January 17, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

Hospital chiefs in South Cheshire have paid out more than £25 million in medical compensation claims in the past five years, latest figures show.

The eye-watering statistics were unveiled today as the rising number of historical compensation claims is putting a dent in hospital trust budgets across the UK.

January 17, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News