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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.

Nantwich Societies Spectacular proves big hit in the sun

Nantwich Societies Spectacular proves big hit in the sun

Hundreds turned out to enjoy the annual Societies Spectacular event in Nantwich town square.

Scores of stalls were open for the event, which was blessed with dry yet breezy conditions after last year’s rain forced it to move indoors.

Nantwich to host fourth national Town Crier competition

Nantwich to host fourth national Town Crier competition

Nantwich has really got something to shout about – it is playing host again to the annual Town Crier Competition!

Now in its fourth year, the contest will take place on Saturday August 29 in the town centre during Nantwich`s famous farmers market.

July 10, 2015 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
230 cyclists to ride Nantwich Alzheimers 100 charity event

230 cyclists to ride Nantwich Alzheimers 100 charity event

The second Alzheimers 100 charity cycle ride will take place in Nantwich on June 7.

More than 200 cyclists will take part in a 25, 50 or 100 mile ride around the South Cheshire countryside in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Nantwich town centre prepares for VE Day 70th anniversary

Nantwich town centre prepares for VE Day 70th anniversary

The flags and bunting are out in Nantwich town centre as preparations gather pace to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

May 8 will mark the end of the Second World War in Europe in 1945.

April 21, 2015 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News