Acton

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council bosses have defended Nantwich headteachers for issuing a warning letter to parents about children playing 18-rated computer games.

The letter, sent by Nantwich Education Partnership, tells parents that they could be reported to police or social services if pupils reveal they are allowed to play adult-rated games.

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien to quit and take UN job

Eddisbury Conservative MP Stephen O’Brien is to step down and take up a top job at the United Nations.

Mr O’Brien, who has represented the constituency which includes many villages around Nantwich since 1999, will be in charge of humanitarian affairs and emergency relief at the UN.

The Star Inn, Acton, latest Enterprise Inns pub to shut

The Star Inn, Acton, latest Enterprise Inns pub to shut

A second Enterprise Inns pub in Nantwich is closing, with The Star Inn in Acton the latest to shut.

Current publicans at The Star, on the A534 Chester Road, are moving on to a new pub in Little Bollington.

February 27, 2015 5 comments Acton, News, Village News
£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

£218,000 lottery grant to fund Community Agents in Nantwich villages

Cheshire Community Action has been awarded £218,000 over three years to provide more Community Agents for rural villages around Nantwich.

The Community Agent schemes aims to help those who don’t live near a town centre and find it hard to access services or the internet.

Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

Picture special – Thousands enjoy Battle of Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Thousands poured into Nantwich to enjoy the Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in the town centre and Mill Island.

And organisers The Holly Holy Day Society say the event, held in conjunction with the Sealed Knot society, was one of the most successful ever.

January 25, 2015 3 comments Acton, Human Interest, News, Village News
Round Table Santa’s Float set for busy Nantwich schedule

Round Table Santa’s Float set for busy Nantwich schedule

Father Christmas will be out and about as Santa’s Float visits Nantwich and surrounding villages over the next 10 days.

The Crewe & Nantwich Round Table Christmas Float will be visiting streets across South Cheshire to help raise money for local causes.

Nantwich florist is toast of Reaseheath after scooping UK title

Nantwich florist is toast of Reaseheath after scooping UK title

Reaseheath College florist Anna Eite is officially the most talented floristry student in Britain!

Anna, from Acton, Nantwich, has scooped gold at the WorldSkills UK national finals.

Woman trapped and injured after Acton car smash

Woman trapped and injured after Acton car smash

A woman had to be cut free from her car after a crash in Acton, near Nantwich.

The collision involved a car and two vans on Chester Road, Acton.

October 15, 2014 0 comments Acton, Incident, News, Village News
Nantwich Aqueduct to undergo £200,000 overhaul

Nantwich Aqueduct to undergo £200,000 overhaul

Nantwich Aqueduct is set to undergo a £200,000 overhaul after councillors agreed to part-fund the project.

A £20,000 contribution by Nantwich Town Council will mean the Canals and Rivers Trust could start the work as early as March 2015.

Acton Operatics Society cycle 50-miles to help stage new musical

Acton Operatics Society cycle 50-miles to help stage new musical

Saddle-sore members of a local operatics group in Nantwich completed a 50-mile bike ride raise funds for their latest show.

Volunteers in Acton Amateur Operatic Society pedalled from Acton Parish Hall to Mitchell Arts Centre in Hanley, and back.

August 11, 2014 0 comments Acton
Acton garden party helps raise £1,000 for Nantwich Museum

Acton garden party helps raise £1,000 for Nantwich Museum

Almost 100 people enjoyed the summer sunshine at a garden party in Acton held in support of Nantwich Museum.

They were guests of Deana and Gerald Emerton, who opened up their house and garden in Acton near Nantwich.

July 4, 2014 0 comments Acton, Village News
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Fete and SkoolsFest

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Fete and SkoolsFest

Thousands of people crammed into Nantwich today for the town Fete and annual SkoolsFest event. Proud parents watched hundreds of primary school youngsters sing and dance on the green in front of St Mary’s Church.

Councillors’ school and highways fears over Nantwich homes plan

Councillors’ school and highways fears over Nantwich homes plan

Councillors are calling on school and highways improvements amid plans to build 268 new houses on farmland in Nantwich. Detailed plans for the site off Queen’s Drive have been submitted after Gladman Homes gained outline planning approval, despite local objections.

May 14, 2014 0 comments Acton, Environment, Latest, Politics