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Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial becomes Grade II listed monument

Nantwich War Memorial is now officially a Grade II listed monument.

Historic England has added the memorial, on the town square on High Street, to the list of buildings of ‘Special Architectural or Historic Interest’.

February 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Organisers of the annual Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are laying on another feast of entertainment as the town again commemorates the infamous English Civil War clash in Cheshire.

Every year, the town has remembered what happened on January 25, 1644 when the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in a battle in the Henhull area to end the siege of the town.

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Hardy Nantwich folk complete Santa Dash in aid of Hope House Hospice

Scores of Santas young and old braved the wind and rain to complete the annual Nantwich Santa Dash.

Families donned their best Christmas outfits for the event in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospice.

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people enjoyed the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on in the town square.

Chris Radford from The Cat 107.9 FM community radio returned to compere the event with entertainment on stage.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands pay respects on Remembrance Sunday across South Cheshire

Thousands of people attended Remembrance Sunday parades or paused in silence wherever they were to honour those who gave their lives in battle.

Remembrance parades took place in Nantwich, Crewe, Wistaston and other villages around the region.

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