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Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Heroes of Heat engineers bring glow to Wistaston Scouts hut

Big-hearted gas engineers teamed up to help bring Wistaston’s Scout hut in from the cold!

Around 20 heating engineers former a group called Heroes of Heat, which installs heating systems for free for charities in need.

September 5, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

By Claire Faulkner
South West Cheshire Scouts have been riding along on the crest of a wave producing theatre for 78 years.

This year, The Crewe Gang Show at The Lyceum had the traditional variety show feel.

Reaseheath College’s birthday cake celebration for cub and scout group

Reaseheath College’s birthday cake celebration for cub and scout group

Cub and beaver scouts from the 1st South West Cheshire District celebrated their 100th birthday with a cake made by Nantwich bakery students.

The celebration was doubly special for the Crewe-based group, one of the oldest in the country, as it’s also the centenary of the cub scout movement nationwide.

February 22, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
New Scouts and Girlguiding groups to launch in Nantwich

New Scouts and Girlguiding groups to launch in Nantwich

By Kirsty Rollings
New Scouts and Girlguiding groups are being launched near Nantwich to help cope with rising demand.

The latest groups will be based at the newly refurbished Worleston Village Hall in Worleston.

Nantwich and Wistaston Scouts triumph in Cheshire Hike weekend

Nantwich and Wistaston Scouts triumph in Cheshire Hike weekend

Scouts from Nantwich and Wistaston triumphed in a two-day county event tackling route planning, incident bases, cooking and camping. The Cheshire Hike event sees Scouts set off from different starting points in the county before meeting up at a combined finish a day later.

May 16, 2014 0 comments Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Villagers raise vital Scout funds at Wybunbury 50th party

Villagers raise vital Scout funds at Wybunbury 50th party

Three friends from a Nantwich village celebrated their 50th birthdays – by raising vital cash for a local Scout group. Rick Carter, Ade Peever and Giles Semper teamed up to hold a joint party at The Swan Inn, in Wybunbury.

12 Nantwich fundraisers to paddle 127 miles down River Severn

12 Nantwich fundraisers to paddle 127 miles down River Severn

A team of Nantwich fundraisers are setting out to paddle 127 miles down the River Severn for local charities. The group of 12 friends and family, called The Paddlers, hope their four-day adventure will raise £10,000 for five different causes.

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Residents, councillors, and members of the Royal British Legion packed into Wistaston Memorial Hall for Remembrance Service. They were joined by members of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group.

November 15, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News, Wistaston
Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

Willaston Village Green to be renamed after late councillor Mike Heywood

A village green in Nantwich is to be officially renamed in honour of a late council stalwart. Willaston village green is to be called Mike Heywood Green in tribute to the former parish council chairman (pictured).

Crewe & Nantwich Scouts speak out at House of Commons

Crewe & Nantwich Scouts speak out at House of Commons

Crewe and Nantwich Scouts joined their MP Edward Timpson for the prestigious annual Speaker’s reception. They were among 150 young people in Scouting and volunteer Scout leaders from across the UK to meet with MPs at the House of Commons event.

July 2, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Politics
PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

By Jonathan White & Claire Faulkner Hundreds descended on Willaston to take part in the 33rd World Worm Charming Championships. More than 140 plots witnessed frantic activity for 30 minutes as teams tried to vibrate as many worms out of the ground as possible.

Queen’s Jubilee beacon lighting at St Mary’s Church in Wistaston

Queen’s Jubilee beacon lighting at St Mary’s Church in Wistaston

By Jonathan White A beacon to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will be lit at the top of the St Mary’s Church tower in Wistaston. The lighting will take place at 10.15pm on June 4 and should be visible over a wide area.

May 24, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Latest, News