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Social media “threats” against Brine Leas in Nantwich are hoax, say police

Social media “threats” against Brine Leas in Nantwich are hoax, say police

Alleged “threats” made against Brine Leas School in Nantwich are hoax, police have said.

Officers were called in after the “threats” were reported as being posted on social media sites including Instagram and Snapchat.

May 17, 2019
Nantwich teenager presented with Queen’s Commendation Bravery

Nantwich teenager presented with Queen’s Commendation Bravery

Courageous Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands has been presented with the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery by the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire for saving his dad’s life in a dramatic kayaking incident at sea.

The 14-year-old Brine Leas pupil attended the presentation at Tatton Park with his proud mum and dad, Julie and Paul, of Stapeley.

April 28, 2019
Brine Leas and Malbank schools awarded NCS champion status

Brine Leas and Malbank schools awarded NCS champion status

Brine Leas and Malbank in Nantwich are among five schools in South Cheshire to be awarded champion school status for their involvement in National Citizen Service.

The NCS is a government-backed youth programme for teenagers, helping them develop broader skills and values.

April 12, 2019
Campaigners call for safety works on Barony skate park in Nantwich

Campaigners call for safety works on Barony skate park in Nantwich

Campaigners are calling on council chiefs to improve the safety of a popular Nantwich skate park they say has “fallen into disrepair”.

Parents have now launched a petition to persuade Cheshire East Council to carry out work to improve Barony Skate Park.

February 26, 2019
Wrenbury & District Model Railway club celebrates 5th birthday

Wrenbury & District Model Railway club celebrates 5th birthday

The Wrenbury & District Model Railway club has celebrated its fifth birthday.

The club has grown in membership and popularity since its formation and organisers are hoping to encourage more to join.

February 11, 2019
Nantwich headteacher urges parents to sign funding petition

Nantwich headteacher urges parents to sign funding petition

A Nantwich secondary headteacher has called on parents to sign a national petition to help schools like his secure better funding.

David Cole, head of Brine Leas Academy, says his school is one of the worst off in Cheshire East.

February 7, 2019
Brine Leas pupils help raise £40,000 in Rudolph Runs hospice event

Brine Leas pupils help raise £40,000 in Rudolph Runs hospice event

Nantwich pupils who took part in Rudolph Runs for St Luke’s Hospice have helped to raise £40,000 towards patient care.

Fundraisers at St Luke’s were overwhelmed by the response to the festive fun runs with 43 schools, nurseries and Girl Guide groups signing up and hosting their own Rudolph Run in December.

January 22, 2019
Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands recognised in New Year Honours List

Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands recognised in New Year Honours List

Courageous Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands has been awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the New Year Honours List.

The 14-year-old has been named on the Civilian Gallantry List for his incredible bravery in saving his dad Paul’s life during a dramatic kayaking incident off the coast of Anglesey.

December 29, 2018
Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Pupils from Brine Leas in Nantwich and Shavington Academy cashed in after winning out in a schools stock market challenge.

More than 150 youngsters across Cheshire East took part in the trading challenge that put their financial skills and acumen to the test on a virtual stock exchange.

December 1, 2018
Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The best and worst performing schools in Cheshire East based on GCSE results have been revealed.

Schools across England have been ranked by the Government according to its Attainment 8 and Progress 8 measurements.

October 31, 2018
Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines look set to be introduced along Western Avenue after a series of complaints about parking on the Nantwich street.

Cheshire East Council is proposing the move to have “no waiting at any time” on a section of the avenue close to the junction with Brine Road.

October 14, 2018
Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to around 230 primary school pupils for its annual Activity Day.

The youngsters were actively involved in a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to designing and building Lego robots.

October 3, 2018
Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Headteacher of Brine Leas Andrew Cliffe is to retire in December after 24 years at the Nantwich school.

He revealed his decision to parents and staff as pupils returned to the Audlem Road academy this week.

September 5, 2018