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Crewe & Nantwich athletes awarded Everybody Foundation grants

Crewe & Nantwich athletes awarded Everybody Foundation grants

Crewe and Nantwich athletes and organisations have been awarded grants of up to £500 by the Everybody Foundation.

The second round of grant awards saw 12 dished out, including supporting local athletes to represent their country in competitions and sporting clubs to have new equipment.

November 12, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Two Cheshire College students compete for GB at European TeamGym Championships

Two Cheshire College students compete for GB at European TeamGym Championships

Two Cheshire College – South & West students represented Great Britain in the European TeamGym Championships in Portugal.

Sharni Jones, 17, and Kyle Everall, also 17, both former students at The Oaks Academy, competed for their country at the event last weekend (October 17-20).

October 24, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman powers up for latest bout

Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman powers up for latest bout

Nantwich heavyweight prospect Nathan Gorman will be slimmed down by trainer Ricky Hatton to help him add even more power to his armoury.

Gorman, who is undefeated 13-0 as a professional, goes for his fifth consecutive knockout win at the Brentwood Centre this Saturday (October 20).

October 16, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich teenager achieves Cheshire first at national swimming event

Nantwich teenager achieves Cheshire first at national swimming event

A Nantwich Seals swimmer has become the club’s first girl to compete for Cheshire in a national competition.

Laura Kirby, from Stapeley, was one of 20 swimmers to represent the county at the Inter County National Competition held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

October 14, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Tarporley racer Oliphant ends Dunlop BTCC season with points finish

Tarporley racer Oliphant ends Dunlop BTCC season with points finish

Tom Oliphant ended his maiden Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship campaign with a first ever fastest lap in the series and a hard-fought points finish at Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit.

Tarporley-born Oliphant, who was crowned the Ginetta GT4 Supercup champion at the circuit in 2015, built up his confidence in his Ciceley Motorsport prepared Mercedes A-Class in two fine practice sessions.

October 3, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Oliphant looks to end Dunlop BTCC season in style at Brands Hatch

Oliphant looks to end Dunlop BTCC season in style at Brands Hatch

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant is looking to finish his first Dunlop BTCC season in style this weekend.

Oliphant has his sights set on the Brands Hatch GP after another strong performance in his Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes at Silverstone.

September 24, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Winners crowned at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club finals

Winners crowned at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club finals

By Jonathan White
Winners were crowned at the Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club (WJTC) Finals Day.

Bill Heath (WJTC Chairman) introduced the presentation of trophies inside the Memorial Hall.

September 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe Vagrants Squash Club secures homebuilder sponsorship deal

Crewe Vagrants Squash Club secures homebuilder sponsorship deal

Crewe Vagrants Squash Club has landed a second year of sponsorship from homebuilder, Taylor Wimpey North West.

The £500 contribution will be used to fund professional players to coach and train alongside the team, which plays in the North West Counties Squash League Division 1, one of the largest leagues in the world.

September 12, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith struggles at Brands Hatch

MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith struggles at Brands Hatch

Front-running MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith’s bid for a top three championship finish was dealt a major blow in the penultimate event of the season at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit.

Nantwich-based Smith was the victim of an unfortunate set of circumstances in race two which led to a galling retirement.

August 28, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich dad is World Cup winner after stunning hockey success

Nantwich dad is World Cup winner after stunning hockey success

A Nantwich dad has shown England football stars how it’s done – by winning a World Cup Final medal!

Dave Holland, 39, was a key member of the veterans team taking part in the Masters Hockey World Cup 2018 in Barcelona.

August 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Multiple MINI Challenge race winner Rob Smith secured his third podium visit in as many race meetings during the sixth event of the season.

Smith, from Nantwich, was racing at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit as the intriguing battle over second place in the championship further intensified.

August 14, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Tom Oliphant hails “awesome” effort after best British Touring Car Championship results

Tom Oliphant hails “awesome” effort after best British Touring Car Championship results

Tom Oliphant hailed an “awesome” team performance after he secured his highest finishes in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Snetterton.

The Tarporley-born racer finished with a pair of eighth place finishes in Norfolk, and now looks to build on that when the championship moves to Rockingham Motor Speedway on August 11-12.

August 4, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s delight with Oulton Park win

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith’s delight with Oulton Park win

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith was delighted with his performance after claiming a second MINI Challenge victory of the season at his home Cheshire circuit, Oulton Park.

Smith claimed his first pole position of the year, then went on to win race one and almost added another podium place in race two when he finished fourth.

July 26, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport