Archive for March, 2018

PICTURE SPECIAL: Film star Sean Bean in Crewe on set of Sky TV drama ‘Curfew’

PICTURE SPECIAL: Film star Sean Bean in Crewe on set of Sky TV drama ‘Curfew’

These pictures capture Game of Thrones screen star Sean Bean and his Sky TV team in Crewe as they film the new drama series, Curfew.

Bean and his co-stars Adrian Lester, Robert Glenister, Phoebe Fox and Malachi Kirby have been in South Cheshire for two days and nights filming scenes from the new series due on Sky One.

March 22, 2018
Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands to descend on Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Nantwich over the Easter weekend for the town’s 22nd Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Tickets to see headliners Dr Feelgood and Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze are fast approaching sell-out and organisers have advised music-lovers to book early to avoid missing out on their favourite performers.

March 22, 2018
Review: Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s Animal Farm

Review: Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s Animal Farm

Claire Faulkner
Directed by Kirsty Thew and Tom Morley, Nantwich Players Youth Theatre presents George Orwell’s Animal Farm this week.

Full of corruption, power struggles and political themes, it tells the bleak and sometimes brutal story of how a group of neglected farm animals unite in revolution against man.

March 21, 2018
Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

Wistaston man in hospital after electric blanket sparks bedroom fire

A man was taken to hospital after a bedroom blaze caused by an electric blanket at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out at 2.30am today (March 21) to a property on Broughton Lane, Wistaston

March 21, 2018
Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant forced out in Porsche GT3 title challenge

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant forced out in Porsche GT3 title challenge

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant’s challenge for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East title came to a heart-breaking end in the penultimate meeting in Bahrain.

Contact from his chief championship rival caused a first retirement of the season for Oliphant.

March 21, 2018
Nantwich Town beaten 3-2 at home by strugglers Stalybridge

Nantwich Town beaten 3-2 at home by strugglers Stalybridge

Nantwich Town’s poor run at home continued with a 3-2 defeat to strugglers Stalybridge Celtic at the Weaver Stadium last night.

The Dabbers twice came from behind, but the visitors buoyed by their recent victory over leaders Altrincham snatched all three points at the death.

March 21, 2018
New Sky TV drama ‘Curfew’ being filmed in Crewe this week

New Sky TV drama ‘Curfew’ being filmed in Crewe this week

Filming of a new Sky TV drama featuring Game Of Thrones star Sean Bean will take place in Crewe this week.

Sets have been built and letters sent out to residents to highlight the filming of new series, Curfew.

March 21, 2018
Busy Nantwich roads to be closed for major highway repairs

Busy Nantwich roads to be closed for major highway repairs

Key Nantwich roads are to be closed to allow for highway repairs and improvements, said Cheshire East Council.

Highways teams are targeting busy routes including Station Road, Prachitts Row, and Millstone Lane with work beginning this weekend, March 25 – just five days before the start of Nantwich Jazz Festival.

March 20, 2018
Teenage mechanic helps drive success for Crewe car sales firm

Teenage mechanic helps drive success for Crewe car sales firm

Teenage mechanic Abbi Hardstaff-Evanson is helping a local car firm motor ahead – despite being knocked back by many others.

Abbi, 18, struggled to find a company to take her on as an apprentice and feared her gender was holding her back, despite possessing all the key skills.

March 20, 2018
Nantwich Museum to stage Spring Quiz night at Crewe Vagrants

Nantwich Museum to stage Spring Quiz night at Crewe Vagrants

Nantwich Museum’s Spring Quiz Night in aid of museum funds will take place at 7pm on Sunday April 15 at Crewe Vagrants Sports Club in Willaston.

The quiz will be overseen by museum volunteer and popular quiz master Wyn Jones and will include a raffle.

March 20, 2018
Noel Coward’s ‘Private Lives’ UK tour extended to visit Crewe Lyceum

Noel Coward’s ‘Private Lives’ UK tour extended to visit Crewe Lyceum

Noel Coward’s comedy classic production ‘Private Lives’ is coming to Crewe Lyceum in April for two nights.

London Classic Theatre has announced additional dates for their production currently on an extensive UK tour.

March 19, 2018
New Rector of Nantwich inducted at St Mary’s Church service

New Rector of Nantwich inducted at St Mary’s Church service

The Revd Dr Mark Hart has been inducted as the Rector of Nantwich at St Mary’s Church.

The induction took place during a full service led by the Rt Revd Libby Lane, Bishop of Stockport.

March 19, 2018
RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

This horrific image shows how a defenceless cat was “peppered” with 10 air gun pellets in a brutal attack in South Cheshire.

The male, black cat was found collapsed on a grass verge by the side of Middlewich Road, close to Bentley Motors in Crewe.

March 19, 2018