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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.

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.

Pic special – Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes serve up a Nantwich treat!

Pic special – Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes serve up a Nantwich treat!

By Jonathan White Hundreds of people packed a Nantwich village to watch the traditional Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes in glorious sunshine. The 200-year-old event, organised by the Wybunbury Tower Preservation Trust, saw several races involving all ages.

Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Wybunbury gears up for annual Fig Pie Wakes event

Thousands of people are expected to flood the Nantwich village of Wybunbury this weekend for the annual Fig Pie Wakes. The event, which starts at 1pm on Saturday (June 8), will feature dozens of entrants trying to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village’s main road.

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary children missed more than 16,300 school sessions between them in 2011-12, figures reveal. But attendance has improved in all but two primary schools in the area in the last three years, according to statistics.

Nantwich mums launch KidzKitchen business for children

Nantwich mums launch KidzKitchen business for children

Two Nantwich mums are stirring up a heap of fun for youngsters with their new baking business. Tracey Cooke and Gill Fox, both from Wybunbury, launched “KidzKitchen” to introduce healthy cooking to children.

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner is to drop in to Nantwich police station on Beam Street tomorrow (March 27). John Dwyer, a former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, is visiting every station across the county to introduce himself.

Nantwich police to hold public surgeries in villages

Nantwich police to hold public surgeries in villages

Nantwich police officers will be out and about in rural areas of South Cheshire to hold public surgeries next month. Officers are keen to meet and hear from villagers about the issues which are affecting them.

Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council passes controversial 240-homes Nantwich plan

Cheshire East Council has approved a controversial 240-homes plan for a greenfield site in Nantwich. Gladman Developments proposal for land off Queen’s Drive was passed by the Strategic Planning Board yesterday (February 20), despite objections.

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

More potholes plaguing Nantwich reported by angry residents

This 10cm-deep pothole in the Nantwich area has sparked a health warning to drivers by reader Andy Oakes. And it seems the hole, on Den Lane between Wrinehill and Blakenhall, could have gone unrepaired for nearly four years.

January 12, 2013 3 comments Acton, Environment, Latest, Politics, Wybunbury
MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

MP Edward Timpson backs superfast broadband for rural Nantwich

Rural areas of Nantwich will get superfast broadband after the Government earmarked £3.24 million for Cheshire. The move has been welcomed by politicians who say it will help Crewe and Nantwich deliver jobs and boost growth.

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.