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South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers walk 400 miles for Leighton Hospital dementia appeal

South Cheshire brothers Stuart and Alan Mackay walked from Edinburgh to Leighton Hospital to raise money for Mid Cheshire Hospitals ‘Everybody Knows Somebody’ dementia appeal.

Stuart and Alan, both from Crewe, have been long distance walking for four years.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Long-serving St Luke’s Hospice member retires after 30 years

Long-serving St Luke’s Hospice member retires after 30 years

One of the longest serving members of staff at St Luke’s Hospice is retiring after 30 years of dedicated service.

Dr Kate Smith has spent decades improving end of life care for people in Crewe and Nantwich area and has touched the lives of hundreds of families during her career.

August 11, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire firm The County Group unveils further expansion plans

South Cheshire firm The County Group unveils further expansion plans

Major South Cheshire employer The County Group has announced further expansion to become one of the country’s largest insurance brokers.

The company, with its headquarters in Crewe, has acquired Wigan-based Guardian Insurance Brokers as part of a plan to double its size over the next five years.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
“History of Welsh Row” talks and tour by Nantwich Museum

“History of Welsh Row” talks and tour by Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum will be hosting talks as part of the summer exhibition detailing the history of Welsh Row.

The talk takes place tomorrow, Saturday August 11, at 2pm, and will shed further light on the development of this important district of the town.

Reaseheath College to host Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids fundraiser

Reaseheath College to host Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids fundraiser

Youngsters across Cheshire are being invited to get muddy for a good cause when Reaseheath College in Nantwich hosts Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

The “Pretty Muddy Kids” event will held for the first time at the college on Saturday September 15 alongside the traditional women-only Pretty Muddy Event.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Charity events, What's On & Reviews
Nantwich man charged with possession of offensive weapon

Nantwich man charged with possession of offensive weapon

A Nantwich man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon after an incident in the town centre.

Carl Hughes, 39, of Tyldesley Way, Nantwich, will face the charge when he is due to appear at Crewe Magistrates on August 30, say Cheshire Police.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Environment Agency teams battle rising incidents on Cheshire’s waterways

Environment Agency teams battle rising incidents on Cheshire’s waterways

By Stephen Topping
From rescuing oxygen-starved fish in the River Weaver to a freshwater jellyfish in the Shropshire Union Canal – the Environment Agency has been pretty busy this summer.

Tucked away on an industrial estate in Winsford, the team is working around the clock to keep Cheshire’s waterways safe for wildlife.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Shavington green gap homes plan rejected by Cheshire East councillors

Shavington green gap homes plan rejected by Cheshire East councillors

By Stephen Topping
Plans to build 15 new homes in the green gap near Shavington have been rejected by Cheshire East Council.

Members of the southern planning committee unanimously rejected the scheme, which included four, three-bedroom affordable dwellings, at a meeting yesterday (August 8).

August 9, 2018 1 comment Shavington, Village News
Man arrested after street brawl in Nantwich town centre

Man arrested after street brawl in Nantwich town centre

A man has been arrested after a broad daylight street brawl in Nantwich town centre, police confirm.

The incident happened on Waterlode, close to the swimming baths and Harrisons bar at the junction with Welsh Row and High Street.

August 9, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Marbury farm to become wedding venue after Cheshire East Council go ahead

Marbury farm to become wedding venue after Cheshire East Council go ahead

By Stephen Topping
A South Cheshire farm is set to become home to a wedding venue after councillors granted planning permission, despite objections.

The Charlesworth family, which has been farming at the Grange Farm in Marbury near Wrenbury for 35 years, has been given the go-ahead to use its site as a wedding venue to provide additional income.

August 9, 2018 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News
Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Young Crewe and Nantwich rugby players helped raise thousands of pounds to show support for a team-mate battling with a life-threatening condition.

Jacob Wilson, from Nantwich and a member of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s U16s, fell ill last season with kidney failure and was rushed to hospital.

August 9, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Motorcyclist, 55, dies in road accident in Worleston, Nantwich

Motorcyclist, 55, dies in road accident in Worleston, Nantwich

A motorcyclist has died in a collision on Main Road in Worleston, Nantwich.

Officers from the roads policing unit are appealing for witnesses to the collision between a car and a motorcyclist on the B5074.

Nantwich Town lose 5-1 in home friendly with Crewe Alexandra XI

Nantwich Town lose 5-1 in home friendly with Crewe Alexandra XI

Nantwich Town lost 5-1 to a Crewe Alexandra XI in a hastily arranged pre-season friendly at the Weaver Stadium.

League Two Crewe were keen to give some of their squad players a run out, and the Dabbers duly obliged as they continue final preparations for the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League kick-off on August 18.

August 8, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport