Village News

Three Crewe & Nantwich pals tackle Kilimanjaro charity climb

Three Crewe & Nantwich pals tackle Kilimanjaro charity climb

Three South Cheshire friends are to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for The Nasio Trust which helps African orphans. Chris Lines, Craig Parker and Tim Edwards are now trying to raise £8,000 between them to afford to go on the fund-raising expedition.

Nantwich mum’s bid to rebuild Playworld after devastating fire

Nantwich mum’s bid to rebuild Playworld after devastating fire

A Nantwich mum has told how she will rebuild and relaunch her Playworld business after a devastating fire wrecked the popular venue. Playworld owner Mandy Grinnell has started the painful job of clearing out the gutted premises in Shavington.

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College backs plea to help horticulture industry

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College backs plea to help horticulture industry

A Nantwich college is backing calls for Government action to address a skills shortage in the horticulture industry. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) presented a hard-hitting “Horticulture Matters” report to the House of Commons.

Nantwich PCSOs to stage summer fishing contest for youngsters

Nantwich PCSOs to stage summer fishing contest for youngsters

Nantwich Police officers will be armed with rods when they stage a fishing match for children in the area. PCSOs at the Beam Street station are planning the event for Thursday July 25 at Coole Acres Fisheries, on Coole Lane, Nantwich.

Thousands enjoy competing and watching the Nantwich Triathlon

Thousands enjoy competing and watching the Nantwich Triathlon

Hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators helped make the latest Cheshire Triathlon in Nantwich a huge success. There were 980 entrants competing in seven different categories of race in a sun-drenched Barony Park and surrounding area.

Street light fires on Nantwich road probed by Highways Agency

Street light fires on Nantwich road probed by Highways Agency

The Highways Agency is investigating why two street lights were set on fire on a village road near Nantwich. Fire crews from Nantwich were called out to the incident in Chorley Green.

May 29, 2013 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Incident, News
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.

Nantwich cattle dealer pleads guilty to breaching TB laws

Nantwich cattle dealer pleads guilty to breaching TB laws

A cattle farmer near Nantwich has been convicted in court of breaching TB regulations. Anthony Kirkham, of Ridley Farm, Bunbury, was given a  four-month custodial sentence, suspended for  two years.

May 28, 2013 1 comment Bunbury, Crime, Environment, Latest
Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

Nantwich radio presenter faces “Women V Cancer Cycle Cuba” challenge

A Nantwich radio presenter is gearing up to cycle across Cuba – 250 miles in just five days. Helen Pegg, who works on The Cat community radio station, has signed up for a journey of a lifetime.

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.

Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

A Nantwich school’s young choir was in fine voice after triumphing in a Cheshire East competition. Stapeley Broad Lane’s 54-strong KS2 choir won the Cheshire East Primary Choirs contest at Clonter Opera Theatre, near Homes Chapel.

May 24, 2013 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges, Stapeley
Nantwich villagers bid for £400,000 lottery grant for new Worleston hall

Nantwich villagers bid for £400,000 lottery grant for new Worleston hall

Villagers in Nantwich are one step closer to securing a £400,000 lottery windfall to help build a new community hall. A fund-raising team from Worleston has made it through to the final stage in their Big Lottery Fund development grant bid.

Family of dad and Nantwich son pay tribute after Tarporley road death

Family of dad and Nantwich son pay tribute after Tarporley road death

The family of a man who died in a road collision in Tarporley have paid tribute to ‘a loving father and grandfather’. David Dutton, 51, was walking along Eaton Road with his son Gavin, 25, from Nantwich, when there was a collision with a Nissan Micra.