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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
Man charged after police officer injured in Middlewich garage incident

Man charged after police officer injured in Middlewich garage incident

A man has been charged in connection with an incident which left a police officer injured after being dragged along a road by a vehicle.

The incident involved an off duty police officer at the Shell garage on Holmes Chapel Road, in Middlewich, on January 12.

January 16, 2018 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Dorfold Hall owners unveil ambitious plans for Acton village

Dorfold Hall owners unveil ambitious plans for Acton village

The owners of historic Dorfold Hall estate have unveiled plans to build up to 55 homes, a new pub, village green and a link road to help breath new life into Acton village near Nantwich.

Charles and Candice Roundell say the multi-million plan will help create a sense of ‘community’ again, direct traffic away from the narrow Monks Lane, and provide affordable housing for younger families in the village.

One person trapped in two-vehicle crash on London Road, Nantwich

One person trapped in two-vehicle crash on London Road, Nantwich

One person was left trapped after a two-vehicle accident on London Road in Nantwich.

Fire crews from Nantwich and Crewe were called out to help rescue the casualty who was treated at the scene.

January 16, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich teenager to compete in Open Mic UK grand final

Nantwich teenager to compete in Open Mic UK grand final

Nantwich singing sensation Sinead D’Abreu-Hayling has made it through to the national finals of the UK Open Mic competition.

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

January 15, 2018 2 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Memorial service for Elle Morris planned ahead of Nantwich funeral

Memorial service for Elle Morris planned ahead of Nantwich funeral

A special memorial service and funeral of courageous Nantwich youngster Elle Morris will take place this week.

Elle, 11, from Mottram Drive, Stapeley, died after a long battle with cystic fibrosis and undergoing a double lung transplant.

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Nantwich to feature in Great British Railway Journeys BBC show

Michael Portillo’s visit to Nantwich as part of the popular Great British Railway Journeys BBC TV series will be screened this week.

The production team filming the current series, which is set in the Edwardian period, was persuaded to take a detour to Nantwich by museum volunteer Bill Pearson.

January 15, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News
Hundreds of Nantwich homes hit by water mains burst

Hundreds of Nantwich homes hit by water mains burst

Hundreds of Nantwich homes have been without water or suffered low pressure all day due to a leaking mains.

United Utilities engineers have been repairing the burst which they say was on Winsford Road bypass A51 junction.

January 13, 2018 2 comments Human Interest, Incident, News