Post Tagged with: "St Mary’s Church"

Reaseheath College students graduate in Nantwich town centre

Reaseheath College students graduate in Nantwich town centre

Reaseheath College students celebrated their degrees at a graduation ceremony in Nantwich town centre. More than 100 graduates dressed in gowns and mortar boardscspilled out of St Mary’s Church where they mingled with families and employers.

Street Pastors scheme to be launched on busy Nantwich nights

Street Pastors scheme to be launched on busy Nantwich nights

Street Pastors are being introduced in Nantwich town centre to help police defuse night-time violence. The pastors, who wear distinctive blue jackets, are being brought in to offer pastoral care for revellers caught up in problems on busy nights in the town.

October 11, 2012 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, Latest
St Mary’s Church rector rewarded for service to Nantwich

St Mary’s Church rector rewarded for service to Nantwich

The outgoing rector of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich has been rewarded for his 13 years service to the town. Rev Peter Chantry was thanked by town councillors for his work across Nantwich.

October 10, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Wistaston mum’s twins trauma inspires neonatal fundraiser

Wistaston mum’s twins trauma inspires neonatal fundraiser

A Wistaston mum has raised money for the neonatal unit that cared for all three of her children. Jo Davies, 31, collected donations from family and friends at the christening of her 20-week-old twins Charlie and Lily at St Mary’s in Nantwich.

August 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Health, Latest
Steam railway plan unveiled for Nantwich town centre churches

Steam railway plan unveiled for Nantwich town centre churches

Train enthusiasts have launched an ambitious scheme to build a steam railway line between two Nantwich churches. The “Nantwich Crossrail” project would ferry visitors between the Methodist church on Hospital Street and St Mary’s Church in the town square.

August 21, 2012 2 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Wistaston dad and son complete 190-mile Pennine ride

Wistaston dad and son complete 190-mile Pennine ride

By Jonathan White A father and son duo from Wistaston completed the 190-mile long Trans Pennine Trail from Liverpool to Hornsea in aid of their village church. Saddle-sore Howard and Ben Barker pedalled their way across the country to raise fund for St Mary’s Church.

July 19, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest
Wistaston dad and son’s charity ride to help repair village church

Wistaston dad and son’s charity ride to help repair village church

By Jonathan White A Wistaston man and his teenage son are to tackle a 190-mile charity bike ride on the Trans-Pennine Trail. Howard Barker and his son Ben, 15, are cycling from Liverpool to Hornsea in aid of their local church.

July 13, 2012 0 comments Charity events, Charity news, Latest
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
Nantwich in Bloom to unveil floral tribute for Queen’s Jubilee

Nantwich in Bloom to unveil floral tribute for Queen’s Jubilee

Nantwich in Bloom is to unveil a unique Flaming Floral Beacon as part of the town’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The floral tribute will be placed in the bed behind the Cenotaph in Nantwich town square, said Nantwich in Bloom coordinator Doug Butterill.

PICTURE SPECIAL – Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival 2012

PICTURE SPECIAL – Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival 2012

Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival organisers have hailed the 2012 event another huge success with more than 40,000 people visiting the town. The four-day event over the Easter weekend proved another hit with pub landlords, shops, restaurants and hotels all benefitting.

Nantwich Jazz Festival kicks off as other venues host Easter events

Nantwich Jazz Festival kicks off as other venues host Easter events

Nantwich is gearing up for a hectic Easter weekend as the 16th annual Jazz Music and Blues Festival gets underway. Headline acts like Tony Christie (pictured), The Beat, Scott Matthews, Katy Shotter and The Cavern Beatles are expected to draw in thousands of visitors.

Nantwich “Big Lunch” Jubilee party plans unveiled for town centre

Nantwich “Big Lunch” Jubilee party plans unveiled for town centre

Nantwich is planning to join in “The Big Lunch” Diamond Jubilee celebrations by staging a major event in the town on June 3. Councillors unveiled early plans to stage a Jubilee Civic Service and Parade in and around the town square and St Mary’s Church.

Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Holly Holy Day organisers gear up for Nantwich’s big day

Organisers of the Holly Holy Day event staged to celebrate the 1644 Battle of Nantwich are gearing up for another massive event this weekend. Full details of everything on offer this Saturday (January 21) have been released  as thousands are expected to flood into the town.