Village News

Worleston girls sell cakes and raise £125 for Children in Need

Worleston girls sell cakes and raise £125 for Children in Need

Five schoolgirls from Nantwich raised £125 for Children in Need by running a cake stall outside their local shop! The enterprising youngsters manned their mini patisserie outside Hulse Grocery & Bakery, on Main Road, Worleston, for 12 hours.

Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre set Christmas Fair date

Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre set Christmas Fair date

The RSCPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre is to hold its Christmas Fayre on Saturday November 25. And Santa will be dropping in to meet the young visitors to the centre on London Road in Nantwich.

Famous horse expert Monty Roberts wows Nantwich crowds at Reaseheath event

Famous horse expert Monty Roberts wows Nantwich crowds at Reaseheath event

Famous horse behavourist Monty Roberts packed out Reaseheath College in Nantwich when he gave a masterclass on equine training. More than 1,000 spectators watched as “the man who listens to horses” worked his magic on five untrained or problematic horses.

Thousands observe Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich

Thousands observe Remembrance Sunday services in Nantwich

Thousands gathered in Nantwich and surrounding villages to pay tribute on Remembrance Sunday. A service and parade took place in Nantwich town centre and St Mary’s Church.

November 12, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Latest, Willaston & Rope
Worleston school to stage pamper evening and Christmas fayre

Worleston school to stage pamper evening and Christmas fayre

A Nantwich primary school is staging a pamper evening and Christmas fayre to help raise vital funds. Friends of Worleston are organising the event  at St Oswald’s Primary, on Church Road, Worleston on November 30.

Olympic star Beth Tweddle to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

Olympic star Beth Tweddle to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

London 2012 bronze medallist Beth Tweddle will be turning on the Christmas Lights in Nantwich next month, it has emerged. The Bunbury-based Olympic gymnast will be one of the highlights of a packed programme for the December 1 Lights Switch On event.

Wistaston woman’s amazing career at 30 Crewe and Nantwich firms

Wistaston woman’s amazing career at 30 Crewe and Nantwich firms

A Wistaston temp who worked for dozens of Crewe and Nantwich companies, is retiring after 20 years with the same recruitment agency. Susan Houghton has finished her last placement for Meadowbank Associates, on Welsh Row.

November 9, 2012 1 comment Business, Human Interest, Latest, Wistaston
Wistaston quiz teams stage annual battle for Fred Lorimer trophy

Wistaston quiz teams stage annual battle for Fred Lorimer trophy

Fifteen teams battled it out to be the brainboxes of Wistaston at the village annual quiz event. The teams of four took part in six rounds of 10 questions as they competed for the Wistaston Annual Hall Quiz Fred Lorimer trophy.

November 9, 2012 0 comments News, Wistaston
Stapeley residents slam Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” traffic studies

Stapeley residents slam Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” traffic studies

Angry residents blasted a developer’s traffic survey claims at a meeting to discuss the controversial “Nantwich South” plan. More than 50 people crammed into Broad Lane Methodist Church Hall in Stapeley, with most speaking against Muller Property bosses.

November 9, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich students have joined forces with the Royal British Legion to help raise funds through this year’s Poppy Appeal. Members of Reaseheath College’s Students Association hope to raise £3,500 by selling poppies at Crewe Railway Station until Remembrance Sunday on November 11.

Wildlife hedge at Nantwich college campus wins regional award

Wildlife hedge at Nantwich college campus wins regional award

A hedge on Reaseheath College’s Nantwich campus has won a regional award because of its benefits to wildlife. The hedge took the 2012 Hedgerow and Tree Award in a Cheshire Landscape Trust annual competition awarded by the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

Nantwich primary school’s Halloween disco raises £200 for new equipment

Nantwich primary school’s Halloween disco raises £200 for new equipment

Pupils at a Nantwich primary school helped raise more than £200 for a new build project with a frightfully good Halloween disco. Youngsters at Sound and District Primary turned out in force to a themed fancy dress dance organised by the PTA.

November 6, 2012 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges, Sound
Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Hundreds of Wistaston families had a blast at the village’s 35th annual Fireworks Display. The event included judging of the children’s best pumpkin and best fancy dress competitions, before a procession to the Eric Swan Sports Ground off Church Lane for the display.