What’s On & Reviews

Age UK Cheshire seek team for 60km charity cycle ride

Age UK Cheshire seek team for 60km charity cycle ride

Nantwich cyclists are being urged to pedal for charity by Age UK Cheshire. They are keen to recruit a team to take part in the 60km Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride on Sunday July 8, and need a minimum of six people to take part.

May 22, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, News
Review: Hull Truck’s “DNA” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Hull Truck’s “DNA” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner Brought to Crewe Lyceum by Hull Truck, ‘DNA’ proved to be a powerful and thought provoking production. Directed by Anthony Banks, the cast of young actors brought to life the incredible invisible influence peer pressure can hold over all of us.

May 22, 2012 0 comments Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Council Foster campaign to visit Brine Leas and Nantwich Show

Council Foster campaign to visit Brine Leas and Nantwich Show

A Cheshire East Council team is to stage two events in Nantwich in a bid to boost the number of foster carers. The team will be at Brine Leas High School in June and at the Nantwich Show in July to highlight the You Can Foster campaign.

Review: “Salt of the Earth” by Nantwich Players

Review: “Salt of the Earth” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner Perhaps it’s my sense of humour or the way life is portrayed in that part of the world. But I love to see a drama set in the North of England – and The Nantwich Players’ comedy drama “Salt of the Earth” delivers the goods.

Nantwich Litter Group cleans up town park and streets

Nantwich Litter Group cleans up town park and streets

Nantwich Litter Group has been making a clean sweep of the town’s parks and streets in a bid to tidy up Nantwich for the summer. A recent “Group Pick” targeted Brookfield Park all the way through to the Morrisons carpark via Waterlode, Station Road and Pillory Street.

Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

Table-top sale planned for One in Eleven Leighton Hospital appeal

A table-top sale is taking place this weekend in aid of Leighton Hospital’s One in Eleven Appeal. The event, at the Oakley Centre in Crewe on Sunday (May 20), will see dozens of stalls and activities for youngsters.

“Wheels on the Bus” UK show arrives in Crewe and Nantwich

“Wheels on the Bus” UK show arrives in Crewe and Nantwich

The UK hit stage show “Wheels on the Bus” will be wowing Crewe and Nantwich families next month. Writer and director Marc Day’s national tour will be taking a stop at Crewe’s Lyceum Theatre.

Street fun will boost Nantwich visitors, town council hopes

Street fun will boost Nantwich visitors, town council hopes

Nantwich Town Counil is hoping to welcome visitors to the town with a programme of street entertainment this summer. Councillors and retailers hope the events will enhance the shopping experience in the town centre.

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

Care worker to join St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk in dad’s memory

A care worker is joining hundreds of others in the Crewe to Nantwich Midnight Walk to raise money for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Sharon Keates (pictured) will stride out on the 13.1 mile walk from Crewe to Nantwich and back on Saturday June 9.

May 17, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Directed by Joel Montague, rock opera “Rent” follows a group of friends for a year who struggle to cope with life, love, drugs and AIDS. Fast-paced, highly visual and with amazing sound, this production succeeds in portraying life and difficulties in modern America.

Hit stage play ‘Kiss Chase’ at Crewe Lyceum this month

Hit stage play ‘Kiss Chase’ at Crewe Lyceum this month

Some familiar faces will be on stage at Crewe Lyceum later this month when a highly-acclaimed new play comes to town. Kiss Chase, which opens on May 28, stars Stephen Beckett, Jenny Funnell, Marcus Hutton and Ben Roddy.

May 14, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, News
Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

Picture special: Marbury Merry Days Festival in the sun

By Jonathan White Hundreds have been enjoying the sun at the 33rd Marbury Merry Days two-day country fair yesterday and today (May 12 and 13) The fair is staged in the field next to St Michael’s & All Angels Parish Church and Marbury Big Mere, three miles from Wrenbury, near Nantwich.

Stapeley Parish Council seeks new community hall team

Stapeley Parish Council seeks new community hall team

Council chiefs are looking for volunteers to help run a new community hall in Nantwich. Stapeley Parish Council is taking over the lease of the new community hall on Pear Tree Field from Cheshire East Council.