Hankelow & Hatherton

Rookery Hall Hotel scoops gold in Nantwich Dining Out awards

Rookery Hall Hotel scoops gold in Nantwich Dining Out awards

Top eateries across South Cheshire have been rewarded after thousands of diners voted in a Nantwich Food and Drink Festival contest. The third Dining Out Awards attracted a large crowd of hotel, restaurant, pub and café owners to a presentation ceremony at Rookery Hall Hotel.

Nantwich organisations and events in line for Cheshire East grants

Nantwich organisations and events in line for Cheshire East grants

Events and organisations in the Nantwich area are in line for community grants from Cheshire East Council. Cash is set to be dished out to help groups stage events and fund developments in the area.

Nantwich golf club event raises £1,150 for Brook Hill Foundation

Nantwich golf club event raises £1,150 for Brook Hill Foundation

A Nantwich golf club event helped to raise more than £1,000 in honour of a young boy badly injured in a skiing accident. Teams taking part in the Brook Hill Foundation Am-Am at Brookfield Golf Club in Hankelow helped to raise £1,153.

Nantwich Joseph Heler boss celebrates 8 golds at cheese awards

Nantwich Joseph Heler boss celebrates 8 golds at cheese awards

The boss of a cheese maker in Nantwich said it was a “real honour” after they scooped eight golds at the International Cheese Show. Mike Heler, of Joseph Heler Cheese based in Hatherton, was celebrating after the company scooped an amazing 22 awards in total.

Local cheese makers scoop gold gongs at Nantwich Show

Local cheese makers scoop gold gongs at Nantwich Show

Joseph Heler and retail giant M&S are celebrating after scooping golds at Nantwich Show‘s International Cheese Awards. Hatherton-based Heler won several awards in the world’s largest cheese show of its kind, with more than 4,200 entries.

Joseph Heler to exhibit 100 cheeses at Nantwich Show

Joseph Heler to exhibit 100 cheeses at Nantwich Show

A local cheese producer will be exhibiting more than 100 cheeses at the Nantwich Show next week (July 31). And Joseph Heler Cheese, based in Hatherton near Nantwich, will be hoping to scoop some top awards at the 2013 International Cheese Awards.

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.