Post Tagged with: "town square"

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

Autistic artist creates oil painting cards of Nantwich scenes

By Jonathan White
An autistic artist is creating stunning oil paintings of Nantwich scenes to sell as cards.

Talented Christian Turner, aged 23, from Sandbach, produced this painting of Nantwich Town Square as his first scene.

August 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Hundreds of visitors enjoy Nantwich Societies Spectacular Day

Hundreds of visitors enjoy Nantwich Societies Spectacular Day

Visitors packed in to Nantwich town square for the popular Societies Spectacular event.

More than 30 local groups and societies opened up stalls to promote what they do to a large audience in an event organised by Nantwich Town Council.

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

Artistic pupils in Nantwich to exhibit work for Skoolzfest 2017

The artistic talents of Nantwich school children are being displayed at Nantwich Museum in the fifth Skoolzfest exhibition.

This year’s Skoolzfest 17 exhibition in the Millennium Gallery runs until Saturday July 1, taking the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.

Hundreds line streets for Nantwich ‘Weaver Wander’ classic car parade

Hundreds line streets for Nantwich ‘Weaver Wander’ classic car parade

Vintage vehicle fans crammed Nantwich’s streets for the ever-popular Weaver Wander classic car parade.

Wonderful vehicles of all shapes, sizes, colours and eras took part in the event, organised by the Crewe & Nantwich Weaver Rotary.

May 28, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Laura Smith, organiser, with protestors

Second South Cheshire protest against NFF school funding cuts planned

Campaigners in South Cheshire are planning a second protest against the proposed National Funding Formula which could see budget cuts in schools.

Hundreds of families gathered in Nantwich town square a week ago to voice their anger at the NFF which could see local schools more than 3% worse off.

March 6, 2017 0 comments News, Politics, Schools & Colleges
Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds of families across Cheshire East gathered in Nantwich today to protest at school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

Teachers and parents in Nantwich and Crewe fear the new NFF will see Cheshire East worse off, facing a 4.5% cut in budgets over the next two years.

Scrooge yobs damage Nantwich’s Christmas tree and steal decorations

Scrooge yobs damage Nantwich’s Christmas tree and steal decorations

Miserly yobs in Nantwich have vandalised the town square’s Christmas tree and stolen decorations – just days after they were unveiled to thousands at the Lights Switch-on event.

Angry councillors and staff hit out at the offenders for putting a dampener on the festive spirits.

November 24, 2016 1 comment Crime, Incident, News
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on event

By Mark Ray
Thousands of people enjoyed the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on which lit up the town square last night (November 19).

Families young and old enjoyed live music and song, fair rides, refreshments and a firework display during the event.

November 20, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News
Skoolzfest 2016 plays out to packed crowds in Nantwich

Skoolzfest 2016 plays out to packed crowds in Nantwich

Youngsters from 16 schools across Nantwich entertained packed crowds in the town at the annual Skoolzfest event.

Children sang their hearts out on a stage set up in the town square.

Nantwich braced for annual Skoolzfest event

Nantwich braced for annual Skoolzfest event

Nantwich is set to be packed out when it stages the annual fete and Skoolzfest tomorrow (July 2).

The event is a joint initiative between Nantwich Education Partnership which embraces the local schools, and St Mary’s Church.

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
Thousands of families packed in to Nantwich town centre to enjoy a festive-filled Christmas Lights switch-on

Chris Radford from The Cat 107.9 FM community radio compered the event with Trees Alive! mingling among the audience.

November 22, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News
Town criers in fine voice in Nantwich during annual contest

Town criers in fine voice in Nantwich during annual contest

Town criers from around the UK were in fine voice in Nantwich at the annual Town Crier Championships.

Eleven town criers in all competed as crowds gathered to watch them perform in Nantwich town square.

August 31, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Museum Flagday raises £318 for town venue

Nantwich Museum Flagday raises £318 for town venue

A Nantwich Museum flagday in the town has helped raise vital funds for the Pillory Street venue.

A total of £318.21 was collected in support of the museum trust which runs the museum – a registered charity which serves the whole community.