Archive for May, 2018

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON returns to Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9

NANOCON is coming back to town with the latest popular Comic Con event to be held at Nantwich Civic Hall on June 9.

Organisers expect hundreds of fans of TV and film to “get their geek on” once again when the event runs from 10am to 4pm.

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

Artists encouraged to exhibit at ArtsPark event in Crewe

By Jonathan White
The Friends of Queens Park are urging South Cheshire artists to join the ArtsPark event as part of Art in Action Day.

It will be held in Queens Park on Sunday July 15, between 11am and 4pm.

Cheshire’s new fire chief Mark Cashin ‘honoured’ by new role

Cheshire’s new fire chief Mark Cashin ‘honoured’ by new role

Cheshire’s newly appointed Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin said it was a “real honour” to be selected for the post.

Mr Cashin, currently Cheshire’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer, was selected to become the service’s new Chief Fire Officer & Chief Executive after an interview panel and confirmation at a Cheshire Fire Authority meeting.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
More than 80 BMX bike fans take part in Chesh-Air event

More than 80 BMX bike fans take part in Chesh-Air event

by Jonathan White
Old school BMX bike fans from around the UK converged on South Cheshire for a social ride in and around Crewe.

More than 80 people gathered at Crewe railway station for the annual ‘Chesh-Air’ event, organised by the ‘Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX’ group.

May 28, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Faddiley close in on Crewe Regional Sunday Division One title

Faddiley close in on Crewe Regional Sunday Division One title

Faddiley have moved to within one win of the Crewe Regional Sunday Division One title after a late late show against Elworth Park.

They were 2-1 down before they scored twice in the last few minutes to win 3-2.

May 28, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Firm’s car rally in memory of tragic Wybunbury Delves pupil Lewis Crossley

Staff at Construction Linx are taking on the car rally event Benidorm Or Bust to raise funds in memory of brave young leukaemia victim Lewis Crossley.

Team Lewis Trust was set up after seven-year-old Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died in November.

Hundreds enjoy Rotary club’s annual Weaver Wander through Nantwich

Hundreds enjoy Rotary club’s annual Weaver Wander through Nantwich

Young and old packed into Nantwich town centre to enjoy the annual Weaver Wander vintage and classic car rally.

The event, organised by Crewe and Nantwich Weaver Rotary Club, saw hundreds of amazing vehicles from the last 100 years pass through the town.

HS2 Ltd to stage community information events in South Cheshire

HS2 Ltd to stage community information events in South Cheshire

Teams from HS2 Ltd will be staging community information events for residents keen to find out more about the high speed rail project and its impact on South Cheshire.

Three events will be held in the region during June and July 2018 as part of a wider engagement programme along the planned route between the West Midlands and Leeds, and Crewe and Manchester.

Nantwich floristry students win bronze at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Nantwich floristry students win bronze at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Floristry students from Reaseheath College in Nantwich proved they are among the nation’s best by winning bronze in the finals of the RHS Chelsea Future Florists with a display inspired by the Royal wedding.

The students, competing at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show, were challenged to create a floral arch for a Spring wedding just days after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Man, 45, found with serious injuries outside Audlem pub has died, police say

Man, 45, found with serious injuries outside Audlem pub has died, police say

A 45-year-old man who was found with serious injuries outside an Audlem pub has died, Nantwich Police have confirmed.

The cause of death is still unknown, however police are treating the death as suspicious.

May 25, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
Man, 45, found outside Audlem pub with serious injuries

Man, 45, found outside Audlem pub with serious injuries

A man has been found outside an Audlem pub with serious injuries.

The 45-year-old is in hospital in a critical condition, says Cheshire Police.

May 25, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village News
New Mayor of Nantwich David Marren sworn in at council ceremony

New Mayor of Nantwich David Marren sworn in at council ceremony

The new Mayor of Nantwich Cllr David Marren has officially taken over the chains of office for 2018-19.

Cllr Marren was formerly elected as the new Mayor to take over from Cllr Penny Butterill before the Nantwich Town Council meeting tonight (May 24).

May 24, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Six-year-old to complete Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk in memory of dad

Six-year-old to complete Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk in memory of dad

A six year old girl is taking part in her first Nantwich to Crewe Midnight Walk for St Luke’s Hospice in memory of her dad who died when she was just three.

Phoebe Anslow will join her mum Sharon for the sponsored walk to raise money so that others can receive the vital care her dad Duncan did in the last three weeks of his life at the Hospice.