Hankelow & Hatherton

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Schools across Nantwich and surrounding villages will be hit by the national teachers strike this week. Several primary schools in the town are having to close some year group classes on Thursday (June 27), while others remain open.

Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

A wine saleswoman from Nantwich hopes to show she has plenty of bottle when she tackles a 300-mile bike ride for charity. Nicky Gent, 43, from Stapeley, is among a team facing the four-day London to Paris challenge which sets off this weekend.

Hundreds enjoy annual Audlem Carnival on village playing field

Hundreds enjoy annual Audlem Carnival on village playing field

By Jonathan White Hundreds braved the Bank Holiday showers to enjoy the 201st Audlem Carnival. The event, first held in 1812, took place on the village playing fields and included crowning of the Carnival Queen and other activities.

WI report: Bridgemere & District enjoy Youla Bailey talk

WI report: Bridgemere & District enjoy Youla Bailey talk

By Val Ingram Youla Bailey gave a fascinating talk on buttons at the May meeting of Bridgemere and District WI. A member of the British Button Society founded in 1975, Youla outlined the history of buttons.

BBC Blacksmith Simon Grant-Jones to speak at Bridgemere WI

BBC Blacksmith Simon Grant-Jones to speak at Bridgemere WI

The star of BBC’s “Turn Back Time, The High Street” is special guest at a Bridgemere WI event in Nantwich. People are invited to listen to Simon Grant-Jones at the talk at Bridgemere Primary School this Thursday February 21.

Snow and ice sparks more road and bin delays in South Cheshire

Snow and ice sparks more road and bin delays in South Cheshire

More winter snow and ice is causing problems on South Cheshire’s roads and with bin collections. Refuse teams are battling to catch up with bin collections across the region after snow and ice caused a backlog.

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

Rural areas of Nantwich will get superfast broadband after the Government earmarked £3.24 million for Cheshire. The move has been welcomed by politicians who say it will help Crewe and Nantwich deliver jobs and boost growth.

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.

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.