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Young Nantwich swimming star moves closer to 2020 Olympics

Young Nantwich swimming star moves closer to 2020 Olympics

A teenage swimming sensation from Nantwich has secured funding to help her on the path to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Polly Holden, 18, from Stapeley, was awarded £355 from the Everybody Foundation to fund her entry to the British Championships in Edinburgh where she won bronze in the 800m freestyle.

May 19, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
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Tarporley’s Tom Oliphant secures top ten finish in BTCC Donington Park race

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant celebrated his first top ten and Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship points with a fine performance at Donington Park.

Oliphant’s impressive pace and race craft was rewarded with a best finish of ninth place in the second meeting of the season in Leicestershire.

May 1, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich teenage showjumper selected for Great Britain in Nations Cup

Nantwich teenage showjumper selected for Great Britain in Nations Cup

A teenage girl from Nantwich has been selected to represent Great Britain in the Nations Cup showjumping event in France.

The selection of 13-year-old Madison Heath marks a remarkable rise for the youngster who will now compete for her country in Fontainbleau on May 3-6.

April 18, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
“Positive” start for Tarporley driver Tom Oliphant in opening BTCC race

“Positive” start for Tarporley driver Tom Oliphant in opening BTCC race

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant narrowly missed out on a points finish during a “positive” first weekend in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Oliphant fought on the fringes of the top ten during the opening rounds at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

April 11, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Tarporley racer Oliphant launches 2018 British Touring Car Championship bid

Tarporley racer Oliphant launches 2018 British Touring Car Championship bid

Tarpoley racing driver Tom Oliphant has officially launched his 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season.

Oliphant has announced his sponsors for the new campaign which begins this weekend at Brands Hatch.

April 3, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith returns to MINI Challenge 2018 championship

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith returns to MINI Challenge 2018 championship

Multiple MINI Challenge JCW race winner Rob Smith has confirmed his return to the championship for the 2018 season.

And Smith, from Nantwich, says he has just one goal in mind – winning the prestigious title.

March 28, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant forced out in Porsche GT3 title challenge

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant forced out in Porsche GT3 title challenge

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant’s challenge for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East title came to a heart-breaking end in the penultimate meeting in Bahrain.

Contact from his chief championship rival caused a first retirement of the season for Oliphant.

March 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich teenage horse rider triumphs at JA Classic qualifier

Nantwich teenage horse rider triumphs at JA Classic qualifier

Young Nantwich horse rider Madison Heath triumphed at the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic qualifier.

The 13-year-old (pictured) produced a fine display in a tight, three-horse jump off at Bury Farm Equestrian Centre.

March 15, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman puts unbeaten record on line against Morgan Dessaux

Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman puts unbeaten record on line against Morgan Dessaux

Nantwich heavyweight Nathan Gorman goes up against Morgan Dessaux in an eargerly-anticipated clash at York Hall in London tonight.

Gorman, who fights from the Ricky Hatton stable, is looking to continue his unbeaten professional record which stands at 11-0.

February 24, 2018 1 comment Other sports, Sport
Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant enters British Touring Car Championship

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant enters British Touring Car Championship

Tarporley’s Tom Oliphant is to race in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season.

Oliphant has signed a deal to compete in the biggest race series in the UK with Ciceley Motorsport.

February 6, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich athletes scoop trophies and medals at indoor final

Crewe and Nantwich athletes scoop trophies and medals at indoor final

Young Crewe and Nantwich AC athletes had a day to remember when they scooped medals galore at the North West Indoor Sportshall Finals.

Two teams won the outright trophy, and many more earned individual gold, silver and bronze medals for their performances at Kingsway Leisure Centre in Widnes.

January 22, 2018 1 comment Other sports, Sport
Nantwich teenage rider scoops equestrian win on Cisco Bay II

Nantwich teenage rider scoops equestrian win on Cisco Bay II

Nantwich teenager Madison Heath has won the Charles Britton Equestrian Construction Winter JA Classic at SouthView Equestrian Centre.

The 13-year-old rode to victory in Winsford on her 14-year-old gelding, Cisco Bay II.

January 16, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich runners triumph in cross country league

Crewe and Nantwich runners triumph in cross country league

Crewe and Nantwich Athletics Club runners have picked up awards in this season’s North Staffs cross country league.

The Under 13 boys team finished in 1st place, with Jake Wilson scooping the trophy as individual winner.

December 24, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Sport