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Review: Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Very Best in Stand Up returns to Nantwich Civic Hall

The return of The Very Best in Stand Up didn’t disappoint a Nantwich audience with four top comedians helping to banish the weather blues. Although not a sell-out, the decent turn-out was treated to a range of different comedy styles at Nantwich Civic Hall.

July 7, 2012
Nantwich Library’s delight at new creative writers group interest

Nantwich Library’s delight at new creative writers group interest

Budding authors can now benefit from a new creative writers group run by Nantwich Library. The group will meet for the first time on Thursday July 26 at 5.30pm in the library and then every last Thursday of the month.

July 6, 2012
New school planned for “Nantwich South” 600-home development

New school planned for “Nantwich South” 600-home development

Plans a for controversial 600-home development in Stapeley, Nantwich, will come under the spotlight again next week. And now updated “Nantwich South” proposals include a new village school to cater for hundreds more families.

July 4, 2012
Nantwich N’Ukes to take part in Chester “Buskulele” event

Nantwich N’Ukes to take part in Chester “Buskulele” event

The “Nantwich N’Ukes” local ukulele group are taking part in a two-day “Buskulele” extravaganza this weekend. Members of the group (pictured), who play Sundays at The Black Lion in Nantwich, will join clubs across the North West.

July 3, 2012
Nantwich to host national Town Crier Shield competition

Nantwich to host national Town Crier Shield competition

Nantwich is to host a competition to crown Britain’s champion Town Crier. Criers from across the country will descend on the town to compete for the coveted Town Crier Shield on Saturday July 28.

July 1, 2012
Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre warning after mystery fox deaths

Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre warning after mystery fox deaths

Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre bosses have urged people not to bring pets to an annual fun day after the mystery death of four foxes. Tests are being carried out but the cause has not been established prior to tomorrow’s (July 1) fun day at the Nantwich RSPCA centre.

June 30, 2012
Nantwich Library hopes to launch local creative writers group

Nantwich Library hopes to launch local creative writers group

Budding authors could benefit from a new creative writers group planned by Nantwich Library. Staff are keen to see if there is demand for the group before launching it, said library manager Tom Appleby.

June 29, 2012
Rare Battle of Trafalgar medal on sale at Nantwich auction

Rare Battle of Trafalgar medal on sale at Nantwich auction

A medal awarded to the man who aided Lord Nelson after he was shot and killed in the Battle of Trafalgar, could sell for £20,000 at a Nantwich auction. It was feared the Naval General Service Medal with Trafalgar clasp, awarded to James Sharman, would never come on the market again.

June 29, 2012
Nantwich Philosophy Club launches new six-week course at The Gables

Nantwich Philosophy Club launches new six-week course at The Gables

A new Nantwich Philosophy Club course is being launched in Nantwich next month. Ben Cassidy, associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University in Crewe,  will be running the “Introduction to Philosophy” class at The Gables, on Beam Street.

June 28, 2012
Nantwich Litter Group’s helper plea for Barony Park “pick”

Nantwich Litter Group’s helper plea for Barony Park “pick”

Nantwich Litter Group will be holding a “Group Pick” on Tuesday July 3 on Barony Park. Volunteers are asked to meet at 10am in the car park on Barony Road and make a clean sweep around the area.

June 27, 2012
“Very Best in Stand Up” summer special for Nantwich Civic Hall

“Very Best in Stand Up” summer special for Nantwich Civic Hall

“The Very Best in Stand Up” returns to Nantwich Civic Hall for a Summer Special, featuring a top bill of acts. Four acts are making their Nantwich debuts on the night on July 6 – including compere and host Junior Simpson (pictured).

June 27, 2012
Nantwich Transport Festival held at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Transport Festival held at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Transport Festival pulled in the car fans when it was staged at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium. The festival was due to be held at Barony Park but had to be switched because the park was waterlogged.

June 27, 2012
Nantwich Show organisers aim for record-breaking event in 2012

Nantwich Show organisers aim for record-breaking event in 2012

Organisers of next month’s Nantwich Show are promising another record-breaking event. Around 36,000 visitors poured through the gates of the show at Dorfold Park in 2011, and directors hope this year’s remains the top one day event in the UK.

June 26, 2012