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Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk big success for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich-Crewe Midnight Walk big success for St Luke’s Hospice

More than 1,000 women and 300 volunteers took part in the ninth St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk. The walk started at Reaseheath College where participants were given a rousing send off during a Redshift Radio outdoor stage show.

Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

A Nantwich school scooped glory in the annual Town Sports contest on the town’s Barony Park. Pear Tree Primary, in Stapeley, were crowned overall winners after two intense days of competition involving 29 schools across Crewe and Nantwich.

Specialist tricycle donated to Cheshire Buddies youngsters in Shavington

Specialist tricycle donated to Cheshire Buddies youngsters in Shavington

A South Cheshire company has won an award for its fundraising efforts in the local community. The Up and Under Group established its own foundation to help raise cash for disabled youngsters.

June 25, 2013 0 comments Business, Charity news, News, Shavington
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 saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

A wine saleswoman from Nantwich hopes to show she has plenty of bottle when she tackles a 300-mile bike ride for charity. Nicky Gent, 43, from Stapeley, is among a team facing the four-day London to Paris challenge which sets off this weekend.

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.

Drinks cooler sparked devastating Playworld fire near Nantwich

Drinks cooler sparked devastating Playworld fire near Nantwich

This is the charred wreckage of a popular children’s play centre near Nantwich after a devastating fire. But determined owner Mandy Grinnell has vowed to bounce back from the disaster and re-build Playworld in Shavington.

Family tribute after inquest into Nantwich car crash victim

Family tribute after inquest into Nantwich car crash victim

The family of tragic Nantwich car crash victim Rob Brereton have paid tribute after an inquest ruled his death was accidental. Father-of-three Rob (pictured) was killed after his car lost control and hit a tree at 55mph on Marsh Lane, Nantwich.

April 9, 2013 0 comments Latest, Shavington
Fans flock to Crewe Alexandra for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy visit

Fans flock to Crewe Alexandra for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy visit

Hundreds of Crewe Alex fans from across South Cheshire flocked to Gresty Road to glimpse the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Nantwichnews editor Pete Leydon (pictured) joined supporters young and old who packed out the club shop during a special promotion of the JPT Final against Southend on April 7.

South Cheshire College student’s Raleigh trip to Nicaragua

South Cheshire College student’s Raleigh trip to Nicaragua

A South Cheshire College student is embarking on a trip of a lifetime to an isolated part of Central America. Mitch Long, 17, is planning a 10-week stay in Nicaragua to help people there struck by poverty.

Nantwich schools closed by blizzard conditions

Nantwich schools closed by blizzard conditions

The two secondary schools in Nantwich have been closed because of the weather today (March 22). Headteachers at Brine Leas High School and Malbank School and Sixth Form College both decided to close for the day.

New ZumbAtomic dance classes for kids launch in Shavington

New ZumbAtomic dance classes for kids launch in Shavington

New style dance classes for children have been launched in Shavington. ZumbAtomic® dance classes are rockin’, high-energy dancing fitness-parties which are specifically designed to offer youngster-friendly routines.

A500 Shavington bypass to close for emergency pothole repairs

A500 Shavington bypass to close for emergency pothole repairs

The pothole-ridden A500 Shavington bypass near Nantwich is to close for two days to allow for urgent repairs. The eastbound lane heading away from Nantwich towards the M6 will be closed between 9.30am and 4pm on Thursday March 14.

March 12, 2013 4 comments Environment, Latest, Shavington