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Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Nantwich Town councillors have voted to support Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre, which is threatened with closure by Cheshire East.

The centre, on Dog Lane, provides services to hundreds of families and their young children every week.

Showpeople’s bid for Hack Green site in Nantwich to go before appeal

Showpeople’s bid for Hack Green site in Nantwich to go before appeal

Residents fighting plans to turn the former RAF Hack Green camp in Nantwich into a site for travelling Showpeople will see the proposals put before an appeal hearing next week.

The original application to convert the site next to a quiet residential area off Coole Lane as submitted nearly two years ago.

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich Police to tour villages offering free bike security

Nantwich police will be visiting local villages this weekend to offer free bike security.

PCSO Nicholas Jarvis will also be available for residents to raise concerns and views on law and order.

Broomhall and Sound to celebrate new £125,000 community room

Broomhall and Sound to celebrate new £125,000 community room

Villagers are being invited to celebrate the opening of the new-look Broomhall and Sound Community Centre near Nantwich.

The £125,000 project was put together to build an annexe to Broomhall and Sound Methodist Chapel, originally built in 1838.

September 15, 2015 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Sound, Village News
Councillor urges public debate over Nantwich South bypass plan

Councillor urges public debate over Nantwich South bypass plan

A Nantwich councillor has urged resident to air their views on whether plans for a Nantwich South bypass linking the A500 to the A530 are viable.

Cheshire East Council leader Cllr Michael Jones revealed last week how the idea is being considered in a bid to alleviate traffic problems in Nantwich.

Sound Primary School pupils land top scholarships

Sound Primary School pupils land top scholarships

Two talented pupils from a Nantwich primary have won scholarships to the region’s most prestigious schools.

Sound & District Primary pupil Anouska Bancks, 11, will be joining her 14-year-old sister, Anastasia at Ellesmere College in Shropshire in September.

August 21, 2015 0 comments Sound, Village News
Sound Primary pupil, 10, earns Cheshire cricket call-up

Sound Primary pupil, 10, earns Cheshire cricket call-up

A pupil from Sound and District Primary School is one of the youngest this year to be selected to play cricket for Cheshire under 11s.

Ten-year-old Ben Wright is a year younger than most of his team mates.

Nantwich man, 54, guilty of child sex charges jailed for 4 years

Nantwich man, 54, guilty of child sex charges jailed for 4 years

A Nantwich man has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of sexual behaviour involving a 15-year-old child.

Andrew Robinson, 54, from Broomhall, near Sound, was convicted on five counts of inappropriate conduct with a child under the age of 16.

July 2, 2015 13 comments Crime, News, Sound, Village News
Young pupils in Nantwich enjoy Bear Grylls outdoor adventure

Young pupils in Nantwich enjoy Bear Grylls outdoor adventure

More than 20 budding ‘Bear Grylls’ at a Nantwich primary school had a taste of the great outdoors to raise cash for charity.

The resourceful youngsters at Sound and District Primary School used tarpaulin, fabric, string, tape and cardboard to make their own shelters for the night.

Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands of pupils and parents gathered at the Barony Park in Nantwich for another successful Town Sports event.

More than 30 primary schools across Crewe and Nantwich took part in the competition, now one of the highlights on the yearly calendar.

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council bosses have defended Nantwich headteachers for issuing a warning letter to parents about children playing 18-rated computer games.

The letter, sent by Nantwich Education Partnership, tells parents that they could be reported to police or social services if pupils reveal they are allowed to play adult-rated games.

Tributes paid to Nantwich farmer killed in slurry pit accident

Tributes paid to Nantwich farmer killed in slurry pit accident

Nantwich’s devastated farming community has paid tribute to Andrew Huntbach, who died after falling into a slurry pit.

Mr Huntbach was pulled clear of the pit by colleagues at Hollin Green Farm on Hollingreen Lane, between Aston and Audlem.