Archive for October, 2017

Former law worker courts success with new Nantwich shop Nettle

Former law worker courts success with new Nantwich shop Nettle

A former law trainee is courting success with her new Nantwich shop after she crafted herself a new career!

Jo Weaver’s new homeware and gift store, Nettle, on Beam Street, fulfils a long-held ambition ever since she quit the legal business.

October 4, 2017
KAPOW! Superhero challenge raises thousands for St Luke’s Hospice

KAPOW! Superhero challenge raises thousands for St Luke’s Hospice

By Jonathan White
A KAPOW! superhero obstacle challenge at South Cheshire College helped raise thousands of pounds for St Luke’s Hospice.

The 3km-long course included eight giant inflatable obstacles, a travelator and plenty of bubbles!

October 4, 2017
South Cheshire tennis teams are game for Winter league

South Cheshire tennis teams are game for Winter league

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire tennis teams are going head to head in the launch of the new Winter 2017 season.

The South & Mid Cheshire Tennis League began Sunday October 1.

October 3, 2017
Willaston Primary to host Firework Extravaganza

Willaston Primary to host Firework Extravaganza

Willaston Primary Academy will host a Firework Extravaganza on October 20.

The event, between 5.30pm and 7pm, will feature a professional firework display, as well as fairground rides, grill and bar and other entertainment.

October 3, 2017
Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Volunteers running Audlem Lass boat service are celebrating national recognition.

The service, which runs between Audlem and Overwater Marina near Nantwich, has been named runner-up in the national Living Waterways Awards.

October 3, 2017

Fund-raising evening of film entertainment, Wistaston (Fri 13-10-17)

A fund-raising evening of film entertainment by Crewe Movie Makers will take place at Wistaston Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Wistaston on Friday 13th October 2017 starting at 7:30pm. Tickets = £5 inclusive of tea/coffee & biscuits. Tickets on sale on the door. There will be a raffle. Proceeds from the event will go to Wistaston Memorial Hall’s funds. For further[Read More…]

October 3, 2017
Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

A swan rescued from the River Weaver in Nantwich after being attacked by a dog, has died.

The bird was rescued by RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service officers off Manor Road North on Saturday afternoon (September 30).

October 3, 2017
Nantwich Singers team up with children’s choir for special concert

Nantwich Singers team up with children’s choir for special concert

The Nantwich Singers are teaming up with local children’s choir [email protected]’s and young singers from Brine Leas School for a one-off performance.

They will perform together John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” at St Mary’s Church in Nantwich on October 14.

October 3, 2017
Nantwich property agents Martin&Co achieve record high lettings

Nantwich property agents Martin&Co achieve record high lettings

Nantwich property firm Martin&Co has achieved record figures for lettings at its Nantwich office.

The company, on Hospital Street, saw a 25% increase in lettings between May and August.

October 2, 2017
Aqueduct Marina raises more than £17,000 in six years

Aqueduct Marina raises more than £17,000 in six years

Staff and visitors at Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina have raised more than £17,000 for local causes in six years.

And moorers at the marina have helped the venue raise £5,167.77 for their chosen charity of 2017 –  Anne’s Wish Family Fund.

October 2, 2017
Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescued a swan from a river in Nantwich after it had been attacked by a dog.

The incident happened at the River Weaver off Manor Road North, Nantwich.

October 2, 2017
Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

Beeston Castle to stage Autumn Fair this weekend

A celebration of autumn comes to Beeston Castle and Woodland Park this weekend as the castle celebrates its annual Autumn Fair.

Falconry displays, music and other outdoor entertainments are on offer as well as a chance to explore the castle’s 4,000-year history and 40 acres of woodland park.

October 2, 2017
Crewe singer Oli Ng to perform at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Crewe singer Oli Ng to perform at Nantwich Words & Music Festival

Crewe based singer-songwriter Oli Ng is set to open Nantwich’s iconic Words & Music Festival, by supporting indie rock trio, Little Comets.

The week-long festival hosts live and original music and poetry, welcoming the likes of The Magic Numbers, Echo and the Bunneymen’s Ian Mchulloch and Dr John Cooper Clarke over its ten-year history.

October 2, 2017