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Top showjumper Ben Maher thrills Reaseheath crowd in Nantwich

Top showjumper Ben Maher thrills Reaseheath crowd in Nantwich

A demonstration by Britain’s top showjumper Ben Maher earned a standing ovation from a capacity crowd at Reaseheath College, Nantwich. Ben, 29, a leading contender for the GB showjumping team at the London Olympics, gave a masterclass at Reaseheath’s Equestrian Centre.

April 23, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges, Sport
Reaseheath College equine students ride high in UK competition

Reaseheath College equine students ride high in UK competition

Reaseheath College equine students in Nantwich are riding high after coming fourth in an inter college competition. Charlotte Firman, Rebecca Humphries, Alex Jefferies and Kirsty Leach competed against teams from seven other leading land-based colleges.

April 19, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Student raises £700 for Sands charity at Nantwich boxing event

Student raises £700 for Sands charity at Nantwich boxing event

A kind-hearted South Cheshire College student has raised over £700 for charity after taking part in a one-off boxing match. Father-of-two Phil Jones stepped into the ring for the charity stunt at Gregory’s nightclub in Nantwich.

New pathway boosts safety for Nantwich school pupils

New pathway boosts safety for Nantwich school pupils

Nantwich schoolchildren will be safer thanks to a new pathway in the town, say councillors. The £60,000 route linking Taylor Drive and Edmund Wright Way will allow pupils to walk safely to Malbank School and Sixth Form College and Millfields Primary School.

April 18, 2012 0 comments Environment, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Museum displays work of town’s school pupils

Nantwich Museum displays work of town’s school pupils

Nantwich Museum is displaying the artwork of youngsters from across the town who took part in a competition. The exhibition is being held in the Community Gallery and runs until May 26.

Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Government funding chief hails Reaseheath College

Reaseheath College’s new animal management centre has been given top marks by the head of one of the government’s funding agencies. Peter Lauener, chief executive of the Education Funding Agency (EFA), officially opened the Nantwich college’s teaching centre.

Nantwich CC pre-school stages Easter bonnet parade

Nantwich CC pre-school stages Easter bonnet parade

Nantwich youngsters and their parents showed some Easter spirit at a pre-school bonnet parade competition. Children put on a colourful display of bonnets at the Nantwich Cricket Club Pre-School.

Nantwich college student scoops regional education award

Nantwich college student scoops regional education award

A Nantwich student who left school without being able to read or write has won a regional award. Laura Mockford was named winner of an Open College Network West Midlands Region (OCNWMR) Access to Higher Education Learner Award.

April 1, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College and cheese detective host Italian students

Reaseheath College and cheese detective host Italian students

A cheese detective and dairy experts at Reaseheath College joined forces to give Italian visitors a taste of the region’s artisan cheeses. Peter Papprill, of Pendrill Foods in Chester, was at the Nantwich college to show students what the north west has to offer.

March 29, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Access to HE student scoops top regional award

Nantwich Access to HE student scoops top regional award

Two students from South Cheshire College have good reason to celebrate after scooping prestigious accolades against the odds. Thomas Uda, of Nantwich, and Corina Scanlan-Messamare, of Alsager, are over the moon after winning Access to HE Open College Network West Midlands Region awards.

March 28, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Review: Malbank School performs ‘Stags and Hens’

Review: Malbank School performs ‘Stags and Hens’

By Claire Faulkner Students at Malbank School in Nantwich have worked incredibly hard over the last few months to produce and perform ‘Stags and Hens’. A sell out on the first night, the entire cast and crew should be proud of their performance and achievement.

Nantwich recycling youngsters undergo Cheshire East training

Nantwich recycling youngsters undergo Cheshire East training

Junior Recycling Officers in Nantwich and Crewe have been working hard to boost recycling and save energy. More than 177 primary school pupils from across Cheshire East have taken part in special training days this month.

March 26, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Reaseheath College students plant Queen’s Jubilee bluebells

Reaseheath College students plant Queen’s Jubilee bluebells

College students in Nantwich have planted thousands of bluebells to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Ten students from Reaseheath College planted 5,000 bulbs alongside the Crewe to Nantwich Greenway in Wistaston.