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Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

Two people seriously injured in A49 accident near Ridley

Two people seriously injured in A49 accident near Ridley

A couple suffered serious injuries in a road accident on the A49 near Ridley. The collision closed the Tarporley Road in both directions at Bradley Green, north of Whitchurch, causing traffic chaos.

November 29, 2012 0 comments Acton, Bunbury, Incident, Latest
Lights go down on Nantwich and surrounding villages

Lights go down on Nantwich and surrounding villages

The lights are going down in Nantwich as part of cost-cutting measures by Cheshire East Council. Street lighting  is being removed and reduced on roads across the town and surrounding villages under new proposals.

Nantwich mum quits nursing to launch wedding dress business

Nantwich mum quits nursing to launch wedding dress business

A Nantwich mum has swapped life on the hospital ward for filling the wardrobes of brides-to-be! Kate Dyson has traded in 15 years as a nurse to tie the knot with her dream venture – a wedding dress shop.

November 19, 2012 1 comment Acton, Business, Latest
Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Pensioner injured in A534 garden crash at Acton, Nantwich

Pensioner injured in A534 garden crash at Acton, Nantwich

A pensioner was taken to hospital after her car ploughed off a road in Nantwich and crashed into a garden. The 73-year-old woman was driving along the A534 through Acton from Nantwich when the accident happened on a sharp bend.

November 1, 2012 0 comments Acton, Incident, Latest
Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Acton & Reaseheath WI enjoys awards event at Nantwich Library

Nantwich Library welcomed the ladies of Acton and Reaseheath Women’s Institute Book Club for a special award ceremony. WI members took part in Cheshire East Libraries “Stories of the World” reading challenge as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

Review: Acton Operatics Society’s “La Cage Aux Folles”

Review: Acton Operatics Society’s “La Cage Aux Folles”

By Claire Faulkner Acton Operatics Society has been wowing audiences with its “La Cage Aux Folles” at Crewe Lyceum.  Acton’s opening numbers were outstanding and the following songs and routines didn’t disappoint.

October 11, 2012 0 comments Acton, Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Corrie star Michelle Keegan to open Nantwich Halloween spectacular

Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan will add glamour to a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display in Nantwich. The pin-up, who plays Rovers barmaid Tina McIntyre in the ITV soap, will be at the “Spooktacular” Halloween family fun night at Dorfold Park on October 27.

September 18, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich’s Dorfold Park to host massive fireworks and bonfire event

Nantwich’s Dorfold Park to host massive fireworks and bonfire event

More than 10,000 people are expected to watch an explosive fireworks event in Dorfold Park, Nantwich. Pyrotechnic experts John Malam and Alan Rhead, of Blitz Fireworks in Crewe, have teamed up with Nantwich Agricultural Society to organise the spectacular display and family bonfire event.

September 8, 2012 0 comments Acton, Community Events, Human Interest, Latest