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Nantwich Museum Art Fund grant secures future of “Nantwich Treasure”

Nantwich Museum Art Fund grant secures future of “Nantwich Treasure”

Nantwich Museum has been awarded a grant of £8,250 to secure the future of its popular “Nantwich Treasure” display. The grant has come from the “Treasure Plus” scheme through the Art Fund, supported by The Headley Trust.

Revamped Venetian Marina near Nantwich plans Open Day

Revamped Venetian Marina near Nantwich plans Open Day

The Venetian Marina near Nantwich is to hold am open day for narrowboat novices and old hands alike! The event at the Cholmondeston venue will feature industry experts, value for money narrowboats, refreshments, trips up the Shropshire Union Canal and entertainment.

Boughey staff in Nantwich raise £1,300 after colleague’s cancer death

Boughey staff in Nantwich raise £1,300 after colleague’s cancer death

Staff at Boughey Distribution in Wardle, Nantwich have helped to raise £1,300 in memory of a colleague who died. Workers at the grocery logistics businesses, have been raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.

Industrial park off the A51 at Wardle, Nantwich given go ahead

Industrial park off the A51 at Wardle, Nantwich given go ahead

A massive new industrial park near Nantwich has been given the green light by Cheshire East Council planners. They granted outline planning consent for the 65-hectare site on the former Wardle Airfield off the A51.

Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

A development of up to 1,100 houses, businesses, shops and a possible school in Nantwich has been recommended for approval. The proposal, for land at Kingsley Fields (pictured), has been put forward by the North West Nantwich Consortium, including Reaseheath College.

Swanley Bridge Marina coffee morning raises £800 for Macmillan Cancer

Swanley Bridge Marina coffee morning raises £800 for Macmillan Cancer

A fund-raising coffee morning at a Nantwich marina helped to raise more than £800. Staff at Swanley Bridge Marina organised the event as part of the Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

Town stone to honour Nantwich Victoria Cross World War 1 hero

A Nantwich war hero who earned the Victoria Cross is to have a commemorative stone laid in his honour. Stanley Henry Boughey will be remembered in the town as part of the World War 1 centenary events in 2014.

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Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

Fire crews rescue Nantwich recycling worker trapped in machine

A man was rescued after being trapped in machinery at a warehouse in Wardle, near Nantwich. The worker was found trapped at a recycling plant on Green Lane.

Snugburys at Nantwich unveils giant straw “Dalek” A51 sculpture

Snugburys at Nantwich unveils giant straw “Dalek” A51 sculpture

Those straw men at Snugburys near Nantwich have been hitting the headlines again – this time with a giant Dalek sculpture. The popular ice cream farm, on the A51 at Wardle, decided their 2013 structure should help celebrate 50 years of Dr Who!

Gang of bouncy castle thieves target two Nantwich pubs

Gang of bouncy castle thieves target two Nantwich pubs

Two pub landlords in Nantwich have been left deflated after crooks stole their bouncy castles. Thieves smashed down the rear fence of the Boot and Shoe pub in Hospital Street earlier today (July 16) to carry out their latest raid.

Teenage motorcyclist killed in A51 crash near Nantwich is named

Teenage motorcyclist killed in A51 crash near Nantwich is named

A teenage motorcyclist killed in a horror smash on the A51 near Nantwich has been named as Sam Carson. The 18-year-old, from Alpraham, was airlifted to hospital after the accident near Travellers Rest pub after his red Honda 125cc bike crashed.

Nantwich teenager seriously injured in A51 motorbike smash

Nantwich teenager seriously injured in A51 motorbike smash

A teenage motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident on the A51 near Alpraham, Nantwich. The 18-year-old, from Alpraham, was airlifted to hospital after the incident near the Travellers Rest pub.

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.