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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
South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

South Cheshire’s “wheelbarrow men” set to tackle Snowdon

By Jonathan White
Charity pals Roy Price and Ian Jones are set to push their fund-raising wheelbarrow up Snowdon!

Roy, 51, and Ian, 46, both from Crewe, pushed their 100kg wheelbarrow to a staggering £2,700 when they walked 14-mile from Crewe to Nantwich and back.

August 8, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
18-week wait for treatment at Leighton Hospital quadruples

18-week wait for treatment at Leighton Hospital quadruples

By Stephen Topping
The number of patients waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment at Leighton Hospital or Victoria Infirmary has almost quadrupled in 12 months.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which owns and runs both sites, has revealed that 1,011 patients were waiting longer than 18 weeks for treatment following referrals to its hospitals in June 2018 – compared to just 271 in June 201

August 8, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
David Walliams’ Awful Auntie heading to South Cheshire for Lyceum show

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie heading to South Cheshire for Lyceum show

Citizens of Crewe and Nantwich are advised to watch out for a very large owl as well as the most awful Auntie in history.

They will be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

Rodney Densem Wines in Nantwich launches St Luke’s Hospice birthday Gin!

Rodney Densem Wines in Nantwich launches St Luke’s Hospice birthday Gin!

Rodney Densem Wines in Nantwich has launched a limited edition gin as part of the St Luke’s Hospice 30th birthday celebrations.

Just 600 bottles of the celebratory AT 30 gin have been made, with all profits going directly to the Hospice.

August 7, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Town council backs “effective CCTV” in Nantwich after flower vandals caught

Town council backs “effective CCTV” in Nantwich after flower vandals caught

Town councillors in Nantwich say CCTV is effective in the town after five teenagers were caught on camera vandalising flowers and plants.

Nantwich Police officers were able to identify and trace the youths from the CCTV images catching them in the act in the town square and Pepper Street.

August 7, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

Hundreds of Leighton Hospital A&E patients still not seen within four hours

By Stephen Topping
Hundreds of Leighton Hospital patients are still failing to be seen within four hours at A&E as it deals with more people than last summer.

Figures shown at a Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board meeting revealed patients waited to be seen at A&E on 1,473 occasions in June – compared to 437 times in the same month last year.

August 7, 2018 2 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich physio can prescribe medication after earning new qualification

Nantwich physio can prescribe medication after earning new qualification

A South Cheshire physiotherapist has become one of few private practitioners in the UK qualified to prescribe medication.

Rick Carter, owner of ctchealthcare clinics in Nantwich and Crewe, is now an Independent Physiotherapist Prescriber after nine months of study at Keele University.

August 6, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich poet launches exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre

Nantwich poet launches exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich poet Helen Kay has launched an exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre.

The exhibition, called Poetry, Dyslexia and Imagination, features a range of poems, art, videos and music.