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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.

September 10, 2013 4 comments Human Interest, Hurleston & Barbridge, Latest
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.

Nantwich Choral Society tunes up for Chester Cathedral concert

Nantwich Choral Society tunes up for Chester Cathedral concert

Some of the finest voices from across Cheshire will be in harmony for a major concert led by Nantwich Choral Society. St Matthew Passion, one of the most ambitious concerts to be staged by the society in its 40-year history, will be performed at Chester Cathedral on March 23.

Nantwich police to hold public surgeries in villages

Nantwich police to hold public surgeries in villages

Nantwich police officers will be out and about in rural areas of South Cheshire to hold public surgeries next month. Officers are keen to meet and hear from villagers about the issues which are affecting them.

Fire chiefs probe house blaze in Barbridge, Nantwich

Fire chiefs probe house blaze in Barbridge, Nantwich

Fire chiefs are probing a blaze which ripped through the roof of a house in Barbridge, Nantwich. Two crews from Nantwich were called to the fire on Old Chester Road, Barbridge, where they found the blaze in the roof space of a detached house.

January 3, 2013 0 comments Hurleston & Barbridge, Incident, Latest