Archive for April, 2018

Eight animal cruelty complaints every day in Cheshire, shock RSPCA figures show

Eight animal cruelty complaints every day in Cheshire, shock RSPCA figures show

Eight new animal cruelty complaints in Cheshire are being received every day by the RSPCA, new figures show.

The RSPCA investigated 2,787 complaints about animal cruelty in Cheshire last year – with eight new animal welfare concerns being looked into by local inspectors every day.

Bentley Motors set to get go ahead for Crewe site redevelopment

Bentley Motors set to get go ahead for Crewe site redevelopment

By Stephen Topping
Bentley Motors looks set to be given the green light by Cheshire East Council on its latest redevelopment plans for the Pyms Lane site in Crewe.

The firm, which employs thousands of people in Nantwich and Crewe, wants to build two, four-storey office blocks as part of its revamped campus.

April 24, 2018 1 comment Business, Business
Nantwich-based Right at Home rated ‘outstanding’ in CQC inspection

Nantwich-based Right at Home rated ‘outstanding’ in CQC inspection

Adults being cared for in their own homes by Nantwich-based Right at Home are in safe hands after it was rated ‘Outstanding’ in a recent inspection.

The homecare organisation received the rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

April 23, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich firm Living Pure Natural scoops global beauty award

Nantwich firm Living Pure Natural scoops global beauty award

A Nantwich firm has scooped a global beauty award for two of its natural beauty products.

The owners of Living Pure Natural have been honoured for their Diamond intensive hand cream and NEA face hydration cream products in the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2018.

April 23, 2018 1 comment Business, Business
The Manfreds to play Nantwich Civic Hall during world tour

The Manfreds to play Nantwich Civic Hall during world tour

Popular R&B band The Manfreds will be performing live at Nantwich Civic Hall as part of the world tour.

The group have been lured to put on their show by the organisers of the Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival.

Tarporley man among five sentenced for brawl between rival football fans

Tarporley man among five sentenced for brawl between rival football fans

A Tarporley man was among five to be sentenced for the parts they played in an altercation involving rival football fans.

Louis Neal, 18, of Forest Road, Tarporley, was given a six-month curfew order and a three-year football banning order after the brawl in Chester city centre.

April 23, 2018 0 comments Alpraham & Tarporley, Village News
Nantwich Rotary members raise £1,600 for Nepal village hit by earthquake

Nantwich Rotary members raise £1,600 for Nepal village hit by earthquake

Members of Rotary Club of Nantwich have raised more than £1,600 this year to help a Nepalese village rebuild after the devastating 2015 earthquakes.

So far, rotary members have donated £5,000 to Ghanpokhara Village which has helped to rebuild their drinking water source.

April 23, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Local artist’s “A Life in Colour” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

Local artist’s “A Life in Colour” exhibition opens at Nantwich Museum

A former RAF serviceman who suffered post traumatic stress disorder, has opened an exhibition of his artwork at Nantwich Museum.

David Jewkes’ “A Life in Colour” exhibition can be viewed in the Millennium Gallery at the Pillory Street venue until Saturday July 14.

Nantwich Town suffer third league defeat on the run with 2-1 loss at Ashton

Nantwich Town suffer third league defeat on the run with 2-1 loss at Ashton

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town were condemned to their third league defeat on the bounce at a sun-kissed afternoon at Ashton United.

A first-half injury-time free kick clinched the points for the hosts after the Dabbers had levelled an early Ashton opener.

April 22, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich therapist takes on world’s hardest race, Marathon Des Sables

Nantwich therapist takes on world’s hardest race, Marathon Des Sables

A 48-year-old Nantwich therapist has taken on and beaten the world’s toughest foot race, the Marathon Des Sables

Chris Byrne covered six marathons in just five days in the Sahara Desert, one of the hottest and inhospitable areas on earth.

April 22, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Scouts across Crewe and Nantwich gear up for 80th anniversary Gang Show

Scouts across Crewe and Nantwich gear up for 80th anniversary Gang Show

Scouts across South Cheshire are preparing to “do their best” in the 80th anniversary Crewe Gang Show.

More than 140 beavers, cubs, scouts and leaders will tread the boards in the “biggest and best” show in the history of the South Cheshire scouting movement.

April 22, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

By Jonathan Topping
Fifty businesses in Cheshire – all registered with Companies House – are connected to organised crime groups.

Det Chief Insp Chris Ankers, from Cheshire Police, revealed the shock number to members of Cheshire West and Chester Council’s health and wellbeing board.

April 20, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
92% of Nantwich primary school applicants secure first preference, says Cheshire East

92% of Nantwich primary school applicants secure first preference, says Cheshire East

More than 92% of primary school applicants from Cheshire East have secured their first preference, says the authority.

Thousands of parents found out this week if they had secured their choice of primary school for youngsters starting in September.