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Three South Cheshire riders saddle up for world’s oldest surviving horse race

Three South Cheshire riders saddle up for world’s oldest surviving horse race

Three amateur South Cheshire riders are saddling up to tackle the world’s oldest surviving horse race.

Patrick Chesters, Gemma Mathers and Mick Mullineaux will be among the field of 15 jockeys in the 2017 Newmarket Town Plate.

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

Man stages 50-hour roof-top protest at Edward Timpson’s Tarporley home

A man has staged a two-day rooftop protest on the home of Crewe & Nantwich candidate Edward Timpson near Tarporley.

Police said a small number of protesters gathered at his address on Saturday at 9am, and two climbed on to the roof.

Calveley boy, 5, to tackle Nantwich duathlon in aid of hospital

Calveley boy, 5, to tackle Nantwich duathlon in aid of hospital

A five-year-old Calveley boy is to tackle the Nantwich duathlon to raise money for a hospital caring for his premature twin cousins.

Big-hearted Hayden Bevan told his mum Jacqui why he wanted to do the challenge after he was given a flier at Calveley Primary Academy about the event.

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Snugburys to rebuild 40ft Peter Rabbit after suspected arson attack

Three Snugburys sisters have confirmed they will rebuild Peter Rabbit straw sculpture after it was burnt to the ground by suspected arsonists.

Hannah, Kitty and Cleo Sadler took over the reins of the popular Nantwich ice cream business last year.

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

Appeal launched for lock keepers on canals near Nantwich

The Canal & River Trust has launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on canals around Cheshire.

They need lock keepers for locations near Nantwich, including Bunbury Locks, Cholmondeston Lock, Hurleston Lock, and Audlem.

Cyclist found critically injured in road at Spurstow near Nantwich

Cyclist found critically injured in road at Spurstow near Nantwich

A cyclist is fighting for his life after he was founded seriously injured on a road at Spurstow near Nantwich.

Police are appealing for information from the public following the incident which happened on Long Lane.

Snugburys celebrates Beatrix Potter with new rabbit sculpture

Snugburys celebrates Beatrix Potter with new rabbit sculpture

Staff at Nantwich ice cream makers Snugburys are celebrating 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter – with this giant straw rabbit!

Potter was one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors, with Peter Rabbit one of her most famous characters.

Millard & Lancaster opens new store in Tarporley

Millard & Lancaster opens new store in Tarporley

Luxury gift retailer Millard & Lancaster has opened a new store in Tarporley.

The Shrewsbury-based boutique lifestyle interiors, gift store and art gallery, opened its doors on Saturday (July 16).

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators take on Nantwich routes after GHA demise

Bus operators like D&G have stepped in to maintain services after GHA Coaches went in to administration.

Public services across South Cheshire were thrown into chaos after the company announced it was ceasing all operations on July 13.

Police find missing teenager from Tarporley safe and well

Police find missing teenager from Tarporley safe and well

Police have found a missing teenager from the Tarporley area safe and well

Officers were worried for the welfare of 14-year-old Kizzy Whitehurst.

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

Nantwich firm in court after worker lost arm in machine accident

A recycling company in Nantwich has been fined after a young worker lost his arm when he was dragged into machinery.

An employee for Nick Brookes Recycling Limited was dragged into the unguarded conveyor in Wardle, resulting in his right arm having to be amputated up to his shoulder, Chester Crown Court was told.

Tarporley High School earns national recognition from SSAT

Tarporley High School earns national recognition from SSAT

Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College has earned national recognition for its 2015 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).

Latest statistics show the school is in the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for high average grades achieved by students.

Tarporley High School wins £2.5 million Government funding

Tarporley High School wins £2.5 million Government funding

Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College has won £2.5 million of government funding to revitalise its campus.

The school submitted two ambitious bids to make extensive improvements and provide a 21st century upgrade to its current buildings.