Shavington

Marina near Nantwich raises vital wheelchair cash for youngsters

Marina near Nantwich raises vital wheelchair cash for youngsters

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich has helped to raise more than £1,100 for charity at two events. The venue, at Church Minshull, held a “Boaters Bash” concert, and a “Family Fun Day” – all in one busy weekend.

August 1, 2013
Man critical after falling from A500 bridge near Nantwich

Man critical after falling from A500 bridge near Nantwich

A man is fighting for his life after falling from a bridge onto the A500 below near Nantwich. Police had to close the busy Shavington bypass after motorists reported seeing a man unconscious in the carriageway.

July 2, 2013
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.

July 1, 2013
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.

June 27, 2013
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
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.

June 24, 2013
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.

June 18, 2013
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.

June 5, 2013
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.

April 27, 2013
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
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.

March 28, 2013
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.

March 26, 2013
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.

March 22, 2013