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Nantwich tree specialist called in to aid hurricane-hit island

Nantwich tree specialist called in to aid hurricane-hit island

An arboriculture trainer from Nantwich has been helping in the recovery of the Caribbean island of Dominica after it was hit by devastating hurricanes.

Jono Finlow, who trains Reaseheath College students, is a trustee of DART International UK (Disaster Arborist Response Team).

Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton

Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton

By Jonathan White
A Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church in Acton helped light up the village near Nantwich.

There was a grand opening with a guest appearance from Father Christmas, a ‘Candlelit Concert of Christmas Past’ by the Gallery Singers of Shrewsbury and an open event with prize raffle and light refreshments.

December 18, 2016 0 comments Acton, Village News
Police continue hunt for Nantwich Christmas vandals

Police continue hunt for Nantwich Christmas vandals

Yobs who vandalised Nantwich town centre’s Christmas tree, lights and decorations, have not been traced.

The vandals targeted the lower branches of the tree, ripping off baubles, damaging the base and stealing other electrical decorations.

December 15, 2016 3 comments Crime, Incident, News
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
Nantwich youngster wins competition to switch on Christmas Lights

Nantwich youngster wins competition to switch on Christmas Lights

A Nantwich youngster has won a contest to switch on the town’s Christmas Lights this weekend.

Eight-year-old Lilyanna won with her answer of 2,000 when trying to guess the number of lights on the star which will top the town’s Christmas tree.

November 16, 2016 1 comment Human Interest, News
South Cheshire cyclist killed in Mow Cop tree collision

South Cheshire cyclist killed in Mow Cop tree collision

A South Cheshire cyclist has died after he ploughed into a tree near Mow Cop, police said.

The 36-year-old victim, from Crewe, was pronounced dead at the scene after the collision on Mow Lane.

September 28, 2016 2 comments Incident, News
Family pays tribute to Nantwich man Andrew Beddows killed in accident

Family pays tribute to Nantwich man Andrew Beddows killed in accident

The heartbroken family of Nantwich man Andrew Beddows, who was killed in a road accident, have paid tribute to him.

The 32-year-old died when his BMW car ploughed into a tree on the A49 near Whitchurch.

January 22, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich man killed in A49 road smash near Whitchurch

Nantwich man killed in A49 road smash near Whitchurch

A Nantwich man was killed when his car careered off the A49 near Whitchurch and smashed into a tree.

Police say Andrew Beddows, 32, from the Nantwich area, died at the scene of the accident.

January 20, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Reaseheath arborist sings Christmas carols from tree tops

Reaseheath arborist sings Christmas carols from tree tops

Reaseheath College arborist Twm-Tegid Brunton hit the high notes by singing Christmas carols from the top of a 100ft high redwood tree.

Twm, wearing a fairy skirt over his safety harness, is a member of the North West Welsh Opera Choir.

December 28, 2015 0 comments Reaseheath & Worleston, Village News
St Mary’s Church Acton to stage Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary’s Church Acton to stage Christmas Tree Festival

St Mary’s Church in Acton will be staging its Christmas Tree Festival on December 11, 12 and 13.

Friday night will open with a cocktail party from 7pm, tickets available for £5 from Deena Emerton on 01270 624889.

November 5, 2015 0 comments Acton, Village News
Arsonists start four tree fires in same Nantwich street

Arsonists start four tree fires in same Nantwich street

Arsonists started four fires on the same Nantwich street in the space of four hours.

Fire crews were called out to four incidents in the Birchin Lane area of the town.

August 31, 2015 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich fireman rescues kitten stuck in tree for two days

Nantwich fireman rescues kitten stuck in tree for two days

A kitten was rescued by firefighters after it was stuck in a tree – for two days!

The terrified puss had clambered more than 30ft high in the tree on Barony Court, Nantwich.

February 26, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Christmas tree and lights ready for Nantwich town square switch-on

Christmas tree and lights ready for Nantwich town square switch-on

Nantwich is getting into the Christmas spirit as the town square tree and lights make their first appearance.

Thousands are expected to pack in to the town centre for the official lights switch-on event on Saturday November 22.

November 18, 2014 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews