Archive for December, 2016

Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Cheshire East offers four free parking days a year in Nantwich

Free car parking will be available on four days a year in Nantwich under a new plan unveiled by Cheshire East Council.

The initiative comes after town councillors and traders campaigned for ‘fairness’ compared to other towns in the borough.

December 16, 2016 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
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
Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

A Planning Inspector has backed Cheshire East’s delayed Local Plan for shaping future development – almost three years after it was first submitted.

But the authority still faces a further delay before the Plan is formally adopted.

December 15, 2016 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
Nantwich Film Club boosts town’s Food Bank with funding

Nantwich Film Club boosts town’s Food Bank with funding

Nantwich Film Club has helped raise £300 and gathered items to donate to the Nantwich Food Bank.

The money and food was handed over at the club’s movie showing of Rams at Nantwich Civic Hall on Monday (December 12).

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich scoops South Cheshire Chamber award

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich scoops South Cheshire Chamber award

Aqueduct Marina near Nantwich has won South Cheshire Chamber’s Excellence in Customer Service Award 2016.

Bosses at the venue, in Church Minshull, received the gong from Jones Sheridan at the award ceremony at Crewe Hall.

December 15, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich woman re-appointed chairman of East Cheshire NHS Trust

Nantwich woman re-appointed chairman of East Cheshire NHS Trust

Nantwich woman Lynn McGill has been re-appointed as chairman of East Cheshire NHS Trust.

Lynn, who lives in Aston Juxta Mondrum near Nantwich, will serve the post for another four years.

December 15, 2016 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town storm to 4-0 win over Skelmersdale United

Nantwich Town storm to 4-0 win over Skelmersdale United

By Steven Dale
Two goals from Matty Bell and a goal each from Andy White and Joe Mwasile was enough to push Nantwich up to seventh and see off the challenge of second-bottom Skelmersdale United at the Weaver Stadium.

The hosts went into this fixture with one notable absentee – manager Phil Parkinson missing the encounter through illness.

December 14, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Wistaston Singers hit notes in Christmas Carol concert

Wistaston Singers hit notes in Christmas Carol concert

By Jonathan White
The Wistaston Singers were in fine voice when they performed at a Christmas Carol concert at St Stephen’s Methodist Church in Crewe.

Phil Houghton was musical director and organist and also introduced each carol and soloist. Jane Hale was the accompanist.

December 13, 2016 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Partnership appeals for wildlife help on Nantwich Lake plan

Partnership appeals for wildlife help on Nantwich Lake plan

Nantwich Partnership is appealing for wildlife experts to help them plan improvements to Nantwich Lake.

Funds are available to boost the environment for wildlife and local people around the lake off Whitchurch Road.

December 13, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Review: Panto season starts in style with Aladdin at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Panto season starts in style with Aladdin at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Panto season kicked off to a magical start with Aladdin at The Lyceum Theatre on Saturday night.

Comedy legends Cannon and Ball starred alongside Sid Sloane for a wonderful evening of family entertainment and festive fun.

South Cheshire College earns ‘Exporter of Year’ at Chamber awards

South Cheshire College earns ‘Exporter of Year’ at Chamber awards

Staff from South Cheshire College were honoured after winning Exporter of the Year in the South Cheshire Chamber Business Awards 2016.

The college’s international department scooped the prize at the 20th annual Business Awards ceremony held at Crewe Hall.

December 12, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich Town fans help revamp stadium’s function facilities

Nantwich Town fans help revamp stadium’s function facilities

Nantwich Town supporters and friends teamed up to help transform the club’s main function room.

Around 20 fans turned up to a “Dabbers DIY SOS” day armed with paint brushes and rollers.

December 12, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Railway Hotel extend Crewe Sunday Premier Division lead

Railway Hotel extend Crewe Sunday Premier Division lead

Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division leaders Railway Hotel have extended their lead with a 2-0 win over rivals Sydney Arms.

Railway bagged the points thanks to a brace of goals by Jez Tagg.

December 12, 2016 0 comments Football, Sport