Reaseheath & Worleston

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

December 1, 2012
Reaseheath College animal students visit zoos across the UK

Reaseheath College animal students visit zoos across the UK

More than 500 animal management students in Nantwich were roaring to go during career visits to zoos, museums or educational centres. Behind-the-scenes trips by Reaseheath College encouraged students to think about their future careers.

November 29, 2012
Two dairy workers scoop awards at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College

Two dairy workers scoop awards at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College

Two dairy technologists in Nantwich are the cream of the crop after completing a second year of their Reaseheath College foundation degree. Kirsty MacDonald, of Robert Wiseman Dairies, was selected as best practical student while Kelly Dearn, a Dairy Crest employee, was chosen as best academic student.

November 28, 2012
Environment Agency places River Weaver in Nantwich on Flood Warning

Environment Agency places River Weaver in Nantwich on Flood Warning

The River Weaver in Nantwich has been placed on Flood Warning by the Environment Agency. Persistent and heavy rain for several days has seen river levels rise as it flows from the A51 near Reaseheath through the town to Shrewbridge Lodge and Nantwich Lake.

November 25, 2012
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
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.

November 15, 2012
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.

November 13, 2012
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.

November 13, 2012
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.

November 13, 2012
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.

November 12, 2012
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.

November 7, 2012
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.

November 6, 2012
Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students help fix rotary club’s Father Christmas float

Nantwich students have been giving Santa a helping hand with his trusty transport. Joinery and carpentry students from Reaseheath College pooled their talents to restore a Christmas float for a local rotary club.

November 1, 2012