Archive for July, 2018

Private landlords face tougher penalties for poor housing in Cheshire East

Private landlords face tougher penalties for poor housing in Cheshire East

Private sector landlords in Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of tough new penalties to crack down on poor housing standards.

Cheshire East Council has amended its housing enforcement policy to include new powers, which could see the most serious offenders banned from letting properties altogether or entered on to a national database of rogue landlords.

July 31, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Nantwich twin town students tour the sites of Cheshire

Nantwich twin town students tour the sites of Cheshire

Fourteen students from Crewe and Nantwich’s German twin town of Bischofsheim sampled one of the hottest weeks in decades during a summer school organised by Crewe and Nantwich Twinning Association (CANTA).

The students, aged from their teens to 70s, received formal English lessons each day as well as dedicated cultural and learning visits.

July 31, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich college serves up scholarships for global farming adventures

Nantwich college serves up scholarships for global farming adventures

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has helped two Cheshire farm workers embark on global adventures after awarding scholarships.

Lizzy Andow and Sam Walton have earned John Platt Travel Scholarships from the college and Cheshire Agricultural Society worth £2,000 to fund international research which will benefit Cheshire’s farming community.

Minshull Vernon family stage hospice fundraiser in memory of granddaughter

Minshull Vernon family stage hospice fundraiser in memory of granddaughter

By Jonathan White
Minshull Vernon couple Tony and Margaret Woods staged a fundraising event for a children’s hospice in memory of their granddaughter.

It took place at their Minshull Hill Cottage and featured a range of activities including a tombola, bric-a-brac, books, home bake and a grand raffle. Refreshments were also available.

July 31, 2018 1 comment Church Minshull, Village News
Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars stole vital equipment and furniture in a raid on Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm.

Staff and volunteers were shocked to discover the raid thought to have happened overnight Friday-Saturday July 27-28.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Hundreds enjoy 19th Audlem Festival of Transport

Hundreds enjoy 19th Audlem Festival of Transport

By Jonathan White
Hundreds of villagers enjoyed the 19th annual Audlem Festival of Transport.

There was a spectacular parade of more than 100 cars, commercial vehicles, tractors and motorcycles.

Nantwich Ladies Social Group

I am starting a new social group for ladies in Nantwich. Do you miss going shopping, out for lunch or a glass of wine with your girlfriends ? Or, like me, have you just moved here and really don’t know anyone yet? We will meet for coffee regularly, go for walks together, days out, theatre and dinner trips, but the[Read More…]

July 30, 2018 8 comments Listings
Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Police have confirmed five teenagers have been traced and questioned over vandalism to Nantwich town centre flowers and planters.

One boy and four girls – aged between 14 and 16 – were traced after officers reviewed CCTV images of the damage caused in the town square and Pepper Street.

July 30, 2018 8 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Welsh Row Through the Ages exhibition at Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum’s “Welsh Row Through The Ages” summer exhibition is pulling in the punters.

The exhibition was opened by Mayor of Cheshire East Cllr Lesley Smetham and runs until Saturday October 13.

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Angry residents and councillors have hit out at yobs who vandalised and destroyed Nantwich town centre flower beds and planters on consecutive nights.

These images and video show how vandals wrecked the tireless work done by Nantwich in Bloom volunteers to add colour to the town prior to the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges earlier this month.

July 30, 2018 4 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts skipper Tas Hussain used his experience in his side’s thrilling win over Meir Heath to maintain their run in a rain interrupted match.

With five straight wins under their belt, and maximum points in each, the surge towards promotion shows no sign of abating.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Thousands of GP patients in South Cheshire still without full out of hours access

Thousands of GP patients in South Cheshire still without full out of hours access

Thousands of registered GP patients in South Cheshire still do not have access to out of hours appointments, latest figures revealed today.

Only 13% of the 185,538 patients registered in the South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group area have full out of hours provision, according to data compiled by the BBC and shared with Nantwich News.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics
Wrenbury dads raise thousands with Coast to Coast bike ride

Wrenbury dads raise thousands with Coast to Coast bike ride

Four dads from Wrenbury have raised thousands of pounds for Wingate Children’s Centre after cycling the iconic ‘Coast to Coast’ route from Workington in Cumbria to Sunderland.

Tom Robinson, Oliver Caunce, Josh Walker and Scott Heirene, plus support driver Scott Caunce, took on the gruelling challenge which saw them pedal through the Lake District National Park.

July 29, 2018 0 comments Aston & Wrenbury, Village News