Archive for December, 2016

200 Santas dash around Nantwich streets for charity

200 Santas dash around Nantwich streets for charity

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of Santas donned their red suits and beards to take part in the annual Nantwich Santa Dash.

There were two Santa Dash distances – one lap of 2.5 kilometres or two laps of five kilometres – which both followed the same route around the town centre.

December 11, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Illegal cigarettes, vodka and tobacco seized in South Cheshire raids

Illegal cigarettes, vodka and tobacco seized in South Cheshire raids

Trading standards officers have seized cigarettes, vodka and tobacco worth more than £17,000 in a swoop on illegal sellers in South Cheshire.

More than 25,000 illegal cigarettes, 800 bottles of vodka and 5.5kg of hand-rolling tobacco were uncovered during raids on properties in Crewe.

December 10, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Pilates classes prove hit on Nantwich business park

Pilates classes prove hit on Nantwich business park

A Nantwich business park has welcomed a new arrival in the shape of Pilates classes for expectant mums.

Physiotherapists at ctchealthcare on Beam Heath Way have developed an ante-natal Pilates programme to help pregnant women strengthen their core and reduce pain.

December 10, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Review: Nantwich Players Christmas production, Breezeblock Park

Review: Nantwich Players Christmas production, Breezeblock Park

Nantwich Players Christmas production this year is the festive comedy ‘Breezeblock Park’, writes Claire Faulkner.

Written by Willy Russell and directed by Peter Nawn, Breezeblock Park tells the story of a normal 1970s family Christmas on a Liverpool council estate.

Abadaki hat-trick earns Nantwich Town victory at Whitby

Abadaki hat-trick earns Nantwich Town victory at Whitby

Nantwich Town returned to winning ways with a fine performance at Whitby – crowned by an Osebi Abadaki hat-trick.

Both sides hit the woodwork in a tight first half with each team pushing for a breakthrough.

December 10, 2016 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Museum unveils Christmas celebration

Nantwich Museum unveils Christmas celebration

Christmas will be celebrated at Nantwich Museum on Saturday December 17.

Sue Church will be signing copies of her new book, “Nantwich Tales, Stories of the town and its people”, available from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Bare Bones Marketing wins South Cheshire Small Business of Year

Bare Bones Marketing wins South Cheshire Small Business of Year

Bare Bones Marketing has been awarded “Small Business of the Year” at the South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce annual awards.

The firm was shortlisted as finalists for two awards – Excellence in Customer Service, and Small Business of the Year.

December 8, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Graveside thieves cause heartache for Nantwich families

Graveside thieves cause heartache for Nantwich families

Grieving Nantwich families are being warned after graveside thieves targeted the town’s Whitehouse Lane cemetery.

A vase and flowers were stolen from the grave of one woman’s stepdad, leaving her mum devastated.

December 8, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Festive fun lined up at Reaseheath College zoo near Nantwich

Festive fun lined up at Reaseheath College zoo near Nantwich

Reaseheath College is offering families a chance to enjoy festive fun with a difference by opening its zoo for the two weekends before Christmas.

Winter wallabies, festive foxes, merry meerkats, seasonal snakes, gracious goats and dashing donkeys are just some of the animals preparing for Christmas at the zoo.

December 7, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Teenage boy found dead near A500 named by police

Teenage boy found dead near A500 named by police

A teenage boy found dead close to the A500 in Nantwich, has been named as Scott Madden-Nevitt.

Scott, aged 16, went missing from his home in Wistaston on Monday November 28.

December 7, 2016 0 comments News, Shavington, Village News, Wistaston
Santa sets up his Grotto in Nantwich Bookshop!

Santa sets up his Grotto in Nantwich Bookshop!

By Jonathan White
Santa Claus has taken time off from his busy schedule to meet and hand out presents to boys and girls at his Nantwich Grotto.

He has set up a branch of his Grotto in the attic of the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge on High Street.

December 6, 2016 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Highfields School in Nantwich hold Christmas Fayre

Highfields School in Nantwich hold Christmas Fayre

Highfields Academy in Nantwich are staging their Christmas Fayre this Saturday December 10.

The Cumberland Avenue school will be staging their festive fun event between 1pm and 3pm.

December 6, 2016 0 comments Community Events, What's On & Reviews
Reaseheath College and University of Chester forge alliance

Reaseheath College and University of Chester forge alliance

Reaseheath College in Nantwich and the University of Chester have agreed an alliance to work together more effectively.

Under the alliance, Reaseheath will be classed as a ‘university centre’.