Archive for May, 2018

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wakes 09 June 2018

Wybunbury Tower Main Road ,Wybunbury Saturday 09 June 2018 @13.00. Came and see the Fig Pie Rolling (entry forms from Wybunbury Post Office) – Salt City Jazz Men -Funky Choir-Steam Engines – Children’s magic – Punch & Judy -Tower tours Tree Carving –Market Stalls -Red Shift Radio – Refreshments and Much much more; A great afternoon is promised-Free Entry. Road[Read More…]

May 31, 2018 0 comments Listings
Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Wybunbury Fig Pie Wake event set to attract thousands

Thousands are expected to descend on Wybunbury next week at the popular and quirky Wybunbury fig pie wakes event.

It sees villages competing to roll their fig pies the furthest down the village high street.

Fundraisers help buy specialist bed for Wingate Centre children

Fundraisers help buy specialist bed for Wingate Centre children

Children using the Wingate Children’s Centre near Nantwich will now have access to a new specialist bed.

The Wingate trust in Wrenbury needed the “rise and fall” bed to provide a safer and more accessible sleeping environment for the children with cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and those on the autism spectrum.

Nantwich Museum to stage Plant and Book Sale on June 9

Nantwich Museum to stage Plant and Book Sale on June 9

Nantwich Museum will stage its popular Plant and Book Sale in aid of funds for the Pillory Street venue on Saturday June 9.

The sale, held between 10am and 12.30pm, will feature a wide selection of plants and books.

Security firm celebrates 10th anniversary with key role at Nantwich Show

Security firm celebrates 10th anniversary with key role at Nantwich Show

A South Cheshire security firm is celebrating 10 years as the driving force behind safety at some of the county’s biggest events of the summer.

Alpha Omega Securities is set to ensure the safety of thousands of people attending the Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park on July 25, as well as the Royal Cheshire County Show at Tatton on June 19 and 20.

May 31, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Hardy Nantwich folk braved the rain to raise more than £3,000 in the Nantwich Big Sleep Out.

Around 50 volunteers came forward to get involved, as they huddled in the town square to sleep rough in a bid to raise awareness of homelessness issues.

Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

Shed blaze spread to trees and fences on Wistaston street

A fire in a large shed spread to trees and a fence at a house in Wistaston.

Fire crews were called out to the incident on Millrace Drive at around 6pm last night (May 29).

May 30, 2018 0 comments Sound, Village News, Wistaston
£150,000 consultants will not solve Cheshire East Council bullying, says councillor

£150,000 consultants will not solve Cheshire East Council bullying, says councillor

By Stephen Topping
More than £150,000 being spent on consultants brought to rid Cheshire East Council of bullying will not solve the problem, the Labour group leader insists.

A report from the Local Government Association (LGA), commissioned by Cheshire East, found that almost a quarter of council staff were aware of workplace bullying in the second half of 2017.

May 30, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

A Willaston man is midway through his gruelling charity attempt to complete 10 Marathons in 10 Days!

Paul Dean, 37, is attempting the 262-mile challenge coast to coast in aid of Bloodwise blood cancer charity, in memory of his dad and two friends who died of leukaemia.

South Cheshire car worker flying high after customer’s special thanks

South Cheshire car worker flying high after customer’s special thanks

A car customer was so impressed with his service from a South Cheshire dealership he treated one of the managers to a flight of his life!

Steve Farr, from Nantwich, had called in to Crewe Audi thinking he’d have a sky high £120 bill to pay for a new wiper motor.

May 30, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich driver Rob Smith powers to top four finish at Snetterton

Nantwich driver Rob Smith powers to top four finish at Snetterton

Nantwich MINI Challenge driver Rob Smith powered to a top four finish at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk in a weekend of mixed fortunes.

The MINI UK VIP Customer Team driver just missed out on silverware by 0.3 seconds in Saturday’s race before contact early in race two on Sunday ended a potential challenge for victory.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

Four arrested over death of Audlem man as family pays tribute

The family of an Audlem man who died after a late night incident outside a pub, have paid tribute to him.

Relatives of tragic Adam Lovatt spoke out as police confirmed four people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Duke of York honours Brine Leas School students with iDEA bronze awards

Duke of York honours Brine Leas School students with iDEA bronze awards

Brine Leas pupils in Nantwich were given a Royal seal of approval for their efforts in the Duke of York’s iDEA scheme.

For the Duke himself flew in to the Audlem Road school to present bronze certificates to around 50 students completing the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award.