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Nantwich Museum opens new “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum opens new “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

A new exhibition “Empowerment of Women – a local perspective” has opened in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum.

Developed by members of the museum’s Research Group, the exhibition celebrates the centenary of the earliest successes of the women’s suffrage campaign.

November 5, 2018
Ghoulishly good as Nantwich and Crewe dresses for Halloween

Ghoulishly good as Nantwich and Crewe dresses for Halloween

Homes, businesses and families across Crewe and Nantwich looked ghoulishly good as people enjoyed Halloween across the region.

And here are some of the most eye-catching sights, as captured by our keen photographer Jonathan White.

November 1, 2018
Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

Remembrance Service at Leighton Hospital in memory of children and babies

A Remembrance Service will be taking place at Leighton Hospital to celebrate the lives of local children and babies who have died.

The annual service, organised by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will be held at 3pm on Saturday November 10 at St Peter’s Church, Minshull Vernon.

November 1, 2018
MP Laura Smith – latest drop-in surgery and appointment times

MP Laura Smith – latest drop-in surgery and appointment times

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has announced the latest drop-in surgery and appointment times for constituents in November and December.

It starts on Friday November 2, with a Drop-In Surgery at Nantwich Library from 10am to noon.

October 28, 2018
Nantwich Library – what’s on in October and November

Nantwich Library – what’s on in October and November

Nantwich Library is hosting a series of events and workshops over the next few weeks.

Here is a full list of what’s on at the Beam Street venue for the rest of October and November.

October 25, 2018
“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

“When the Light Goes Out” Cheshire East First World War commemoration

A four-year programme of activity to commemorate the First World War will come to a spectacular end in South Cheshire with two closing events taking visitors on a poignant journey back in time.

Cheshire East Council’s “When the Light Goes Out” events – part of the Cheshire East Reflects programme – will take place on November 10-11 and will mark the centenary of the Armistice through memories, performance and sound.

October 22, 2018
Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost-ridden tours are being organised by Nantwich Museum to add to the town’s spooky Halloween celebrations.

The ‘Nantwich Hallowe’en Ghost Trails’ will be led by Richard and Lyn Gumm, actors who have regularly appeared on TV and in films.

October 18, 2018
Mayor launches 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival

Mayor launches 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival

The 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival was launched to a packed room of performers, volunteers and guests at Nantwich Civic Hall last night.

Guests were treated to singing by the talented Weaver Primary youngsters with organiser Nigel Stonier on the guitar.

October 9, 2018
New Christians Against Poverty Job Club launches in Nantwich

New Christians Against Poverty Job Club launches in Nantwich

A new CAP Job Club has been launched in Nantwich.

The Christians Against Poverty initiative aims to give people the confidence to get back in to employment.

October 8, 2018
Remembrance Day in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Remembrance Day in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

The Nantwich Branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a Remembrance Day Parade and Service to commemorate 100 years since guns fell silent on November 11, 1918.

The parade will form up at Nantwich Civic Hall on the morning of November 11.

October 2, 2018
‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military show at Crewe Heritage Centre

‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military show at Crewe Heritage Centre

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military vehicle show took place at Crewe Heritage Centre.

The show featured military vehicle displays including a replica Spitfire fighter aircraft and a replica V-1 flying bomb, trade stalls, model displays, and a tombola.

October 1, 2018
Nantwich Museum seeks funding for “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum seeks funding for “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum is seeking funding for its forthcoming exhibition “Empowerment of Women – a local perspective”, which is due to open on Tuesday October 30.

The exhibition celebrates the centenary of the earliest successes of the women’s suffrage campaign.

September 30, 2018
Bike fans enjoy Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX social ride

Bike fans enjoy Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX social ride

By Jonathan White
More than 40 old school BMX bike fans met up at Crewe railway station for a social ride in and around the town.

They rode from the station to Ye Olde Manor on Nantwich Road for breakfast, then onto the Wonderful Wistaston path to The Rising Sun Inn on Middlewich Road.

September 24, 2018