What’s On & Reviews

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
Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club to relaunch at town’s Civic Hall

Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club to relaunch at town’s Civic Hall

Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club is to relaunch with a new series of screenings at a new venue, Nantwich Civic Hall. The season starts on July 9, and there will six award-winning films on show.

June 25, 2012
Audlem to stage “Party on the Park” Jubilee event in July

Audlem to stage “Party on the Park” Jubilee event in July

Audlem is keeping the Jubilee celebrations going with a “Party on the Park” picnic concert on Audlem Playing Field. The event, on Saturday July 7, has been organised by the Audlem Special Events Team.

June 25, 2012
PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

By Jonathan White & Claire Faulkner Hundreds descended on Willaston to take part in the 33rd World Worm Charming Championships. More than 140 plots witnessed frantic activity for 30 minutes as teams tried to vibrate as many worms out of the ground as possible.

June 24, 2012
Wulvern Housing staff transform Derby Docks community plot

Wulvern Housing staff transform Derby Docks community plot

Staff from Nantwich housing provider Wulvern Housing joined residents to transform a community allotment. The team got stuck in to tackle the overgrown plot on Crewe’s Derby Docks estate.

June 24, 2012
Review: “Buddy Holly’s Winter Dance Party”, Crewe Lyceum

Review: “Buddy Holly’s Winter Dance Party”, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Of course I’d heard of Buddy Holly, and knew of his tragic death in 1959. However, music from 50s America is not my speciality. So going into The Lyceum with my dad was slightly out of my comfort zone.

June 23, 2012