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Audlem ladies tackle first football match in aid of NWAA

Audlem ladies tackle first football match in aid of NWAA

A team of ladies near Nantwich are donning football boots for the first time – to raise money for North West Air Ambulance.

The women will be taking on established local league side Audlem FC in their first ever game of football this Sunday August 16 at Audlem playing field.

August 14, 2015 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Audlem war veteran, 99, invited to VJ Day commemorations

Audlem war veteran, 99, invited to VJ Day commemorations

A 99-year-old veteran who served in Burma and now lives in South Cheshire, is to take part in the national VJ (Victory over Japan) Day 70th anniversary commemorations in London.

Former army captain Bert Molsom, a resident at Morris Care’s Corbrook Park Nursing Home in Audlem, will attend the event with his son, also Bert, this Saturday August 15.

Plan to turn Doddington Hall near Nantwich into luxury hotel

Plan to turn Doddington Hall near Nantwich into luxury hotel

Historic Doddington Hall near Nantwich could be turned into a luxury 5-star hotel by owners, the Delves-Broughton family.

Plans submitted to Cheshire East include restoring and converting the grade 1 listed hall off the A51 into a 120-room hotel, creating 60 new jobs.

Police hunt Nantwich thieves who swipe digger, bike and post boxes

Police hunt Nantwich thieves who swipe digger, bike and post boxes

Nantwich Police are hunting thieves who stole a motorbike, a JCB digger and two post boxes!

The series of thefts in villages near Nantwich have sparked appeals for help.

Man, 37, dies after slurry pit fall near Nantwich

Man, 37, dies after slurry pit fall near Nantwich

A man who fell into a slurry pit near Nantwich has died.

The incident happened on land at a farm off Hollingreen Lane, in Brindley, near Nantwich.

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.

MP Edward Timpson backs rejection of solar park near Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson backs rejection of solar park near Nantwich

Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson believes a decision to reject plans for a 28,000-panel solar park near Nantwich was the right one.

Markus Wierenga, of Green Switch Developments Ltd, had applied to build the solar park on land at Hatherton Lodge Farm, on Hunsterson Road, Hatherton.

February 19, 2015 5 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Decision due on 28,000-panel solar park plan for Nantwich

Decision due on 28,000-panel solar park plan for Nantwich

Plans to build a massive solar park on farmland near Nantwich will go before councillors this week.

Markus Wierenga, of Green Switch Developments Ltd, has applied to build the solar park on land at Hatherton Lodge Farm, on Hunsterson Road.

£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.

Nantwich headteacher issues feeder school warning over intake numbers

Nantwich headteacher issues feeder school warning over intake numbers

A headteacher in Nantwich has warned that feeder school pupils may not be guaranteed a place in future because of pressure on admission numbers.

Andrew Cliffe, who runs Brine Leas Academy, is having to raise their normal year 7 entry figure of 215 to 240 – resulting in two extra classes.

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.

Audlem village packed as Christmas lights switch-on event

Audlem village packed as Christmas lights switch-on event

The Audlem Christmas Lights switch-on took place in the village with a host of entertainment on offer.

A choir from Audlem St James’ Primary School performed on the steps of St James’ Church and a brass band performed outside Williams’ Newsagent.

November 30, 2014 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Village News
Winners unveiled at Nantwich Food and Drink “Foodies” awards

Winners unveiled at Nantwich Food and Drink “Foodies” awards

By Kirsty Rollings
Nantwich’s top eateries gathered for a celebration of the town’s Food and Drink Festival – and for the annual “Nantwich Foodies” awards.

Residence Bar and Restaurant on Mill Street hosted the awards night which unveiled the results in the public’s favourite places to drink and eat.

November 3, 2014 0 comments Hankelow & Hatherton, Human Interest, News