Archive for October, 2017

Nantwich Museum to host half-term workshops

Nantwich Museum to host half-term workshops

Autumn craft workshops including quizzes and trails will take place at Nantwich Museum during school half-term.

The workshops will be held on Wednesday and Thursday October 25-26.

October 14, 2017
Reaseheath College students celebrate graduation success

Reaseheath College students celebrate graduation success

Successful graduates from University Centre Reaseheath celebrated their degrees at a graduation ceremony at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Watched by families and employers, graduates marked the completion of degrees in adventure sports, agriculture, business, countryside, equine, food science and horticulture.

October 14, 2017
Fire crews tackle house blaze on Bowyer Avenue in Nantwich

Fire crews tackle house blaze on Bowyer Avenue in Nantwich

Fire crews tackled a house blaze in Nantwich after residents managed to scramble clear.

The incident happened on Bowyer Avenue, near the Barony, at around 1.30pm today (October 13).

October 13, 2017
Hundreds of youngsters enjoy Brine Leas School ‘Activity Day’

Hundreds of youngsters enjoy Brine Leas School ‘Activity Day’

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to 250 pupils from years 5 and 6 throughout Crewe and Nantwich for its annual ‘Activity Day’.

Youngsters opted for a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to ceramic animals, to developing CSI skills in the laboratory, to designing, making and launching their own rockets.

October 12, 2017
Words and Music Festival wows audiences in Nantwich

Words and Music Festival wows audiences in Nantwich

The tenth Words and Music Festival in Nantwich is hitting all the right notes with fans, say organisers.

The week-long festival has pulled in crowds to eight venues around the town, with tickets still available for some shows.

October 12, 2017
Nantwich Ambulance First Responders shortlisted for Community Hero awards

Nantwich Ambulance First Responders shortlisted for Community Hero awards

Nantwich’s two Ambulance First Responders have been shortlisted in the national 2017 Community Hero awards.

Gavin Palin and Max Kelly were stunned when they discovered they had been nominated for the award.

October 11, 2017
Stapeley pupil honoured for efforts to help homeless people

Stapeley pupil honoured for efforts to help homeless people

A big-hearted Stapeley pupil and her friend have helped to raise more than £150 and collected goods for homeless people.

Daisy Williamson and Mia Meahan teamed up to help raise funds and items for those at the Homeless Centre in Crewe.

October 11, 2017
Review: Sean Kelly and Storage Hunters, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Sean Kelly and Storage Hunters, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of the hit TV show Storage Hunters came to Crewe Lyceum to see auctioneer Sean Kelly and friends Green Mile and T-Money perform an evening of comedy to raise money for Help for Heroes.

Sometimes at the theatre you don’t feel connected to the performers and artists on stage.

October 11, 2017
Cllr Ainsley Arnold

Secretary of State backs CEC Local Plan over Gorsty Hill development

The Secretary of State has backed Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan and dismissed a developer’s appeal to build 900 homes on a golf course.

The controversial scheme was for a mixed-use development including up to 900 new homes on the former Gorsty Hill golf course, near Crewe.

October 10, 2017
Nantwich Town sign Crewe Alex keeper Will Jaaskelainen on month loan

Nantwich Town sign Crewe Alex keeper Will Jaaskelainen on month loan

Nantwich Town have signed Crewe Alexandra keeper Will Jaaskelainen on a month’s loan.

The deal, confirmed by both clubs today, sees the highly-rated stopper join the Weaver Stadium outfit in time for this weekend’s FA Cup tie.

October 10, 2017
Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates new Early Years outdoor facility

Nantwich Primary Academy celebrates new Early Years outdoor facility

Pupils, staff, governors and visitors at Nantwich Primary Academy have celebrated the opening of a new Early Years outdoor area.

They were joined by Cllr Penny Butterill, Mayor of Nantwich, who cut the ribbon at the grand opening at the school.

October 10, 2017
House sellers turn to local agents, says Nantwich firm’s report

House sellers turn to local agents, says Nantwich firm’s report

House buyers and sellers are turning to local agents for the knowledge of the area, a Nantwich firm’s survey has shown.

Wright Marshall carried out a survey among buyers and sellers across Cheshire and Derbyshire.

October 10, 2017
Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

Firms rally to help Hough youngster Lewis fighting rare leukaemia

A charity ball is being planned to help the family of battling youngster Lewis Crossley in his fight against a rare cancer.

Lewis, of Hough, near Shavington, was diagnosed with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has undergone challenging treatments including multiple courses of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.

October 9, 2017