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Nantwich town square hosts Jubilee beacon celebration

Nantwich town square hosts Jubilee beacon celebration

Hundreds of Nantwich children, teachers and parents crammed into the town square to mark the start of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. They danced and sang to music, listened to speeches by dignitaries and watched as a special floral beacon was lit up.

Nantwich Olympic hopeful inspires South Cheshire College students

Nantwich Olympic hopeful inspires South Cheshire College students

An Olympic hopeful from Nantwich has been giving top tips to students at South Cheshire College. Charlotte Bradbury, 16, from Willaston, has her sights set on representing Great Britain in swimming.

“Elizabeth” girls boost Nantwich Jubilee event in town square

“Elizabeth” girls boost Nantwich Jubilee event in town square

Two girls called Elizabeth from a Nantwich school will take centre stage for the lighting of a Queen’s Jubilee beacon in the town square. The youngsters, of Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley, will light a candle that will be handed to the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs, who will then light the official beacon.

College students to play at Royal Garden opening in Wistaston

College students to play at Royal Garden opening in Wistaston

Students are hoping they will be music to the ears when they perform at the opening of a new Royal Rose Garden in Wistaston. A-Level students from South Cheshire College will help celebrate the garden’s unveiling on June 8 as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Young farmer scoops top prize at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Young farmer scoops top prize at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

A promising young farmer was the best baa none in a new competition to find Reaseheath College’s Young Shepherd of the Year. Guto Jones, 17, clinched the title in a contest held during the Nantwich college’s popular Family Festival.

Nantwich school to stage Big Top Circus for Diamond Jubilee

Nantwich school to stage Big Top Circus for Diamond Jubilee

A Nantwich school is to host a Big Top Circus as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Stapeley Broad Lane Primary will stage the circus on its school field on Friday June 1.

Brine Leas chemical scare no impact on exams, says head

Brine Leas chemical scare no impact on exams, says head

The headteacher of Brine Leas in Nantwich said today’s chemical scare did not disrupt GCSE and A-level exams at the school. Fire crews, police and paramedics were called out to the Audlem Road site after an incident in a science prep room.

May 18, 2012 0 comments Incident, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Brine Leas School science class sparks evacuation

Brine Leas School science class sparks evacuation

Nantwich’s Brine Leas High School was evacuated today after an experiment in a science lab went wrong. Fumes were released during the chemistry class at Brine Leas on Audlem Road, prompting teachers to take swift action.

May 18, 2012 4 comments Incident, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich Town Council leader John Lewis took a day off from politics to win the 19th Reaseheath Open Vintage Day golf tournament. John competed against 36 other players over the age of 65 in the competition run by Reaseheath College sports turf students.

Record crowds for Reaseheath College family festival in Nantwich

Record crowds for Reaseheath College family festival in Nantwich

Record-breaking crowds flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to join in the college’s 90th birthday celebrations. The Nantwich campus was packed with thousands of visitors who enjoyed hundreds of activities and displays on offer at the Family Festival.

May 16, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich college gardener shines in national competition

Nantwich college gardener shines in national competition

A gardener from Nantwich proved she is among the best in the country after coming fourth in a national competition. Rhiannon Harris, 28, Reaseheath College and National Trust trainee, shone at the Institute of Horticulture’s “Young Horticulturalist of the Year”.

Young Nantwich gardeners bloom in new training scheme

Young Nantwich gardeners bloom in new training scheme

Nantwich residents can look forward to a summer of flourishing flower beds thanks to an award-winning training scheme. The project, run by Cheshire East Council and delivered by Reaseheath College, has seen budding gardeners working in parks and gardens.

Reaseheath College students raise thousands during RAG Week

Reaseheath College students raise thousands during RAG Week

College students in Nantwich have been busy raising funds for good caundatioses. Teams of students at Reaseheath College have been involved in a series of events as part of their RAG (Raising and Giving) Week.