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Nantwich men urged to join “Dame for a Laugh” for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich men urged to join “Dame for a Laugh” for St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich men are being urged to ditch the trousers and dress up in drag – to help Cheshire’s St Luke’s Hospice. The charity’s annual Dame for a Laugh event, Cheshire’s only men-only fancy dress drag walk, is taking place on September 22.

September 6, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Celebrity chefs cook up a storm at Nantwich Food and Drink Festival

Celebrity chefs cook up a storm at Nantwich Food and Drink Festival

Visitors to Nantwich Food and Drink Festival can enjoy a double helping of celebrity chefs. For star names Brian Mellor and Ruth Clemens will be appearing at the Food Theatre in the town later this month.

Stapeley Parish Council wants ideas for new village hall

Stapeley Parish Council wants ideas for new village hall

A long-awaited village hall in Stapeley, Nantwich is set to be opened after almost two years of legal red-tape. Now Stapeley Parish Council is urging groups to come forward with suggestions on how it can be used – or risk losing it.

September 6, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Former Brine Leas pupil takes on 500-mile ride for Leukaemia

Former Brine Leas pupil takes on 500-mile ride for Leukaemia

A former Brine Leas student from Nantwich is gearing up to take part in a 500-mile cycle ride for charity. Lee Comerford is set to clock up the miles on a cycling challenge from Lands End in Cornwall to Windermere in the Lake District.

September 6, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Health, Latest
Nantwich Camera Club launches new season at Regent’s Park

Nantwich Camera Club launches new season at Regent’s Park

Keen snappers gathered for the start of Nantwich Camera Club’s new season. The popular group held it’s first meeting of the 2012-13 season this week at its new base on Regent’s Park, London Road.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Clubs & Societies, Human Interest, News
Evo-Stik Premier match report: Kendal Town 0 Nantwich Town 1

Evo-Stik Premier match report: Kendal Town 0 Nantwich Town 1

By Ashley Houghton Sean Cooke’s 88th minute cracker secured Nantwich Town’s return to winning ways in the Evo-Stik Premier League. Jimmy Quinn’s men beat Kendal Town 1-0 at Parkside Lane last night.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, Sport
South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

A South Cheshire car dealer is swapping the showroom for a boxing ring when he fights for charity in Nantwich. Alex Walker, of Peugeot’s Gateway Motor Company in Crewe, will fight in a white collar boxing match to raise money Children in Need.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Business, Charity events, Charity news, Latest
Man charged with murder of South Cheshire woman

Man charged with murder of South Cheshire woman

A man has been charged with the murder of South Cheshire woman Diana Lee. David Ryan, 47, is due to appear at Crewe Magistrates today (September 5) to face the charge.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest
Nantwich Food and Drink Festival chiefs call for Sunday opening

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival chiefs call for Sunday opening

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival organisers are urging more traders to get behind the event by opening their doors on Sunday. They fear town centre shopkeepers will miss out on bumper takings over festival weekend September 14-16 if they fail to join in the region’s biggest gastronomic gathering.

Review: Jim Jefferies at Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Jim Jefferies at Nantwich Civic Hall

“He’s an acquired taste,” I was told. “You need to have an open-mind,” added another. These comments were designed to prepare me for my first experience of watching Jim Jefferies.

September 4, 2012 3 comments Comedy Reviews, Latest, Reviews
Boogying Nantwich babies raise £1,600 for One in Eleven Appeal

Boogying Nantwich babies raise £1,600 for One in Eleven Appeal

Babies boogied on down at a charity disco in Nantwich for the One in Eleven Appeal. Around 60 children, from tiny tots to toddlers, and their families hit the dance floor at Nantwich Town FC.

September 4, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

MP Timpson issues plea to residents in Stapeley housing battle

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has issued a plea to residents in Stapeley to back the fight to stop more housing developments. He believes the “power of the people” which stopped the Parkers Road traveller’s site in Crewe should give villagers heart.

Wistaston Village CC stages birthday cricket festival

Wistaston Village CC stages birthday cricket festival

By Jonathan White A cricket festival took place in Wistaston to celebrate a former player’s 40th birthday. Matches took place at Wistaston Village Cricket Club, Eric Swan Recreation Ground, in honour of ex WVCC player Julian West.