Archive for July, 2018

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

Wistaston “Summer celebration” raises hundreds for Diabetes UK

By Jonathan White
A “Summer Celebration” held in Wistaston has helped to raise several hundred pounds for Diabetes UK.

Visitors enjoyed strawberries & cream, cakes, jams & chutneys, home-made breads, and home-made cards at the event in St Mary’s Church hall.

July 17, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Weather set fair for Nantwich Show at Dorfold Park

Thousands of people will be descending on one of the biggest events of the year when Nantwich Show takes place next week.

And organisers will be relieved to see the weather is set fair for the next 10 days according to latest forecasts.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service scoops tyre safety national award

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service scoops tyre safety national award

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has received a national award for its tyre safety checks.

The service, in partnership with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Highways England and Protyre, won an award in the Emergency Services category at the Tyresafe awards.

July 17, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

By Stephen Topping
Urgent measures to improve support for youngsters in Cheshire East with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) have been drawn up following a damning inspection.

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found “serious weaknesses” when they assessed Cheshire East Council and NHS bodies in the borough on their provision for SEND support in March.

July 17, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News, Politics

Nantwich Societies Spectacular – find out about korfball

Looking for something new to try? How about a unique team sport called korfball? It’s mixed gender, fun to play and there’s a local team here in Nantwich. To find out more, look out for the club’s stall at the Societies Spectacular event in Nantwich Town Centre, on Saturday 21st July (9am until 2pm) or you can contact the club[Read More…]

July 16, 2018 0 comments Listings
New Nantwich canal history panels unveiled next to historic aqueduct

New Nantwich canal history panels unveiled next to historic aqueduct

Nantwich’s fascinating canal history is now told on new interpretation panels unveiled next to Thomas Telford’s historic aqueduct.

Known as ‘The Gateway to Nantwich’, the aqueduct was recently restored by the Canal & River Trust charity.

July 16, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Jewellers donates £10,000 raffle prize to St Luke’s Hospice Nantwich event

Jewellers donates £10,000 raffle prize to St Luke’s Hospice Nantwich event

A South Cheshire businessman has pledged a £10,000 raffle prize to be won at the Party Gras event in Nantwich in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Andrew Pass, managing director of John Pass Jewellers on Nantwich Road in Crewe, has donated the “money can’t buy” prize as a gift to celebrate the company’s 70th birthday.

July 16, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Britain in Bloom judges praise Nantwich during visit

Britain in Bloom judges praise Nantwich during visit

Volunteers helped Nantwich look bloomin’ marvellous when judges from the annual Britain in Bloom competition visited the town.

Dozens of people helped ensure flowerbeds, planters and hanging baskets were brimming with colour for the visit last week.

July 16, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Reaseheath College celebrates success of more than 1,100 FE students

Reaseheath College celebrates success of more than 1,100 FE students

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has celebrated the achievements of more than 1,100 FE students at its annual awards ceremony.

Students, from across the UK and abroad, are now preparing for careers in a range of industries after completing their studies in Nantwich.

Woore CC 1sts beat Stafford to maintain promotion push

Woore CC 1sts beat Stafford to maintain promotion push

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC’s relentless march towards promotion took another huge stride as they beat Stafford to retain second position and a 59-point lead over their third-placed rivals Sandyford.

With another maximum 25 points win, the second half of the season is looking extremely promising.

July 16, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Several fire crews tackle large blaze on farmland near Audlem

Fire crews from across South Cheshire tackled a large farmland blaze near Audlem today as tinder-dry grass went up in flames.

The fire broke out at around 4.20pm today on land off Lodmore Lane, in Burleydam, near Audlem.

July 15, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Incident, News, Village News
‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

‘An Elephant in My Kitchen’ book talk at Nantwich Bookshop

A talk on the powerful book “An Elephant in My Kitchen” will take place at Nantwich Bookshop on July 24.

The book tells the moving story of Françoise Malby-Anthony and her fight to protect a herd of elephants in South Africa.

Nantwich woman inherits £100,000 from book illustrator she never met

Nantwich woman inherits £100,000 from book illustrator she never met

A Nantwich woman has inherited the £100,000 estate of a children’s book illustrator that had been left unclaimed.

The amazing story of how Judith Hooley discovered the inheritance is to feature on BBC One’s Heir Hunters programme next week (July 17).

July 15, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News