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Two men charged in connection with Audlem man’s death plead not guilty

Two men charged in connection with Audlem man’s death plead not guilty

Two men charged in connection with the death of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt have pleaded not guilty.

Samuel Thorpe and Nicholas Hill entered their pleas at a hearing in Chester Crown court today (January 16).

January 16, 2019
Hospice hails Graham’s Weston Christmas Lights after raising £26,760

Hospice hails Graham’s Weston Christmas Lights after raising £26,760

Graham Witter has been hailed a hero by hospice chiefs after raising an incredible £26,760 for local children and young people with life-limiting conditions.

Graham once again transformed his family home in Weston near Crewe into a magical light spectacular in December.

January 16, 2019
Police probe death of man, 49, at Barony Court in Nantwich

Police probe death of man, 49, at Barony Court in Nantwich

Detectives are investigating the death of a man found in flats on Barony Court in Nantwich.

The 49-year-old was found by officers and paramedics at one of the flats in the complex off Barony Road at about 8.15am yesterday morning (January 15).

January 16, 2019
New homes planned next to historic Walled Garden in Nantwich

New homes planned next to historic Walled Garden in Nantwich

A developer has submitted plans to build six houses next to the site of the historic Walled Garden in Nantwich.

But councillors are calling for conditions on the proposals by 4 Real Developments Ltd to include restoring the listed wall and setting up a fund to maintain the site in future years.

January 16, 2019
Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

By Jonathan White
Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich on Saturday January 26.

The Church will be open from 9am until 11:30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 16, 2019
South Cheshire public urged to get flu jab amid  rise in cases

South Cheshire public urged to get flu jab amid rise in cases

Residents across Nantwich and Crewe are being reminded to have flu vaccines amid a rise in the number of cases in the area.

Latest reports by Public Health England show that flu, a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes, is now circulating in the community.

January 16, 2019
Record year at RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich

Record year at RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich

The RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich admitted a record number of animals in 2018.

Throughout the year, 6,658 animals came through the doors of Stapeley Grange on London Road – up from 6,545 in 2017.

January 15, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC maintain run with victory over Wolverhampton

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC maintain run with victory over Wolverhampton

Crewe & Nantwich maintained their winning run with a 24-15 victory over second-placed Wolverhampton.

The home side started well and from the kick off back row Stewart O’Leary turned the visitors ball over to give the Crewe backs some early ball.

January 15, 2019
Beerdock boss raises £3,500 with The Buzzcocks guitar raffle

Beerdock boss raises £3,500 with The Buzzcocks guitar raffle

The boss of award-winning South Cheshire business BeerDock has raised £3,500 for local charities after selling a rare signed guitar used by the band The Buzzcocks.

Samuel McGarrigle, who owns and runs BeerDock, raffled the guitar signed by the punk band following the death of their lead singer Pete Shelley in December.

January 15, 2019
Moving 75th memorial service for war pilot killed in Nantwich

Moving 75th memorial service for war pilot killed in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
A moving 75th memorial service has taken place in Nantwich for First Lieutenant Arthur Leslie Brown.

The service was held to remember First Lieutenant Brown of the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) at his memorial off Shrewbridge Road in Nantwich on Sunday to mark 75 years since his death.

January 15, 2019
Fire crews tackle derelict building blaze in Newhall

Fire crews tackle derelict building blaze in Newhall

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a derelict building in Newhall near Nantwich which caused the busy A530 to be closed.

The fire broke out around 9.30am today (January 14) in the first floor of a property on Whitchurch Road.

January 14, 2019
Family pays tribute to man killed in Whitchurch Road crash

Family pays tribute to man killed in Whitchurch Road crash

The family of a young dad who died in a collision on the A41 Whitchurch Road in Edge have paid tribute to him.

The collision involved two HGVs and a car on the main road between Broxton and Malpas, on Wednesday January 9 at 6.48am.

January 14, 2019
Nantwich hair salon celebrates record year of growth

Nantwich hair salon celebrates record year of growth

A salon in Nantwich has launched an Employee of the Year scheme as it celebrates record growth for the year end.

Word of mouth recommendation helped Steven Burgin Hairdressing of Nantwich grow its business by 16% in 2018 and January has seen the client base increase to more than 1,000.

January 14, 2019