Village News

Nantwich mum quits nursing to launch wedding dress business

Nantwich mum quits nursing to launch wedding dress business

A Nantwich mum has swapped life on the hospital ward for filling the wardrobes of brides-to-be! Kate Dyson has traded in 15 years as a nurse to tie the knot with her dream venture – a wedding dress shop.

November 19, 2012 1 comment Acton, Business, Latest
Nantwich level crossings could close if Muller Property plans approved

Nantwich level crossings could close if Muller Property plans approved

Rail chiefs have warned that three level crossings in Nantwich could be closed down if Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” plans are approved. The warning comes in a Network Rail objection to a first phase application by Muller for their 1,100-home development in Stapeley.

November 19, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

A 4,000-name petition calling for the Green Gap around Nantwich and Crewe to be protected, has been backed by local MP Edward Timpson. Campaigners launched the “Save the Green Gap” effort in Willaston two years ago to safeguard the area from excessive urban development.

Staff at Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich celebrate IIP award

Staff at Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich celebrate IIP award

Staff at Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich are celebrating after earning the Investors in People status. The marina, at Church Minshull, now employs 20 staff just three years after it first opened with four employees.

November 19, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, Reaseheath & Worleston
Pilates and Zumba classes to launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

Pilates and Zumba classes to launch in Nantwich and Wistaston

New Pilates and Zumba Fitness classes are opening in Nantwich. A daytime Zumba keep fit session is being launched in January on Thursdays from 10.15am in Nantwich parish rooms.

Nantwich adventure students lay on activity day for primary school

Nantwich adventure students lay on activity day for primary school

Adventure sports students in Nantwich gave young pupils the chance to get closer to nature during an action-packed day. The 45 pupils, aged 9 to 11 years, were coached in a variety of outdoor activities at Reaseheath College’s gardens and classrooms.

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Residents, councillors, and members of the Royal British Legion packed into Wistaston Memorial Hall for Remembrance Service. They were joined by members of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group.

November 15, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

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.