Archive for October, 2018

Gunman threatens staff and robs Subway store in Crewe

Gunman threatens staff and robs Subway store in Crewe

A gunman threatened staff at a Subway store in Crewe before taking cash from the till.

Detectives appealing for witnesses have released this CCTV image in a bid to trace the offender.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Electro 80s band helps raise hundreds at Nantwich benefit gig

Electro 80s band helps raise hundreds at Nantwich benefit gig

By Jonathan White
Hit Electronica tribute band Electro 80s has helped raise hundreds of pounds for a dementia appeal at a Nantwich concert.

The group performed at the Studio Nantwich, recreating songs by artists including Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Gary Numan, Kraftwerk, OMD, Spandau Ballet, Tears for Fear, The Human League and Visage.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Charity events, What's On & Reviews
Free procurement workshops aimed at small Cheshire East businesses

Free procurement workshops aimed at small Cheshire East businesses

Cheshire East Council is to hold free procurement training workshops to help business people with public sector contracts.

The sessions will be provided by the council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company and are for local businesses in Cheshire East.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Cheshire College – South & West students in University of Oxford awards

Cheshire College – South & West students in University of Oxford awards

Students at Cheshire College – South & West have been competing with scholars across the UK to earn prestigious awards during a residential programme at Pembroke College, the University of Oxford.

Second Year A Level student Nariah Majid was recognised by the University of Oxford as a Pembroke Scholar and will take part in an additional event linked to the Pembroke North Programme.

October 19, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost-ridden tours are being organised by Nantwich Museum to add to the town’s spooky Halloween celebrations.

The ‘Nantwich Hallowe’en Ghost Trails’ will be led by Richard and Lyn Gumm, actors who have regularly appeared on TV and in films.

Nantwich Club – torn Duo playing live this Saturday 20th October at 9.30pm

Torn Duo are playing live at Nantwich Club, Churchyardside, Nantwich, CW5 5DE on Saturday 20th October at 9.30pm. They have been involved with various bands and provide an excellent song selection as a duo including songs from George Ezra, Take That, Real Thing, Bryan Adams, Gary Moore, Fleetwood Mac and Blondie to name just a few. Non- members please sign[Read More…]

October 18, 2018 0 comments Listings

34 Pepper Street

Live music at 34 on Sat 20th from 730pm.Local artist David Beeston performs acoustic guitar followed by resident singer Bethany Gail. If you love Post Modern Jukebox (PMJ) or even if you have never come across them before, you will love this singer. ‘Bethany Gail’ brings an evening of music, reworking popular modern songs into different vintage genres, such as[Read More…]

October 18, 2018 0 comments Listings
Leighton Hospital unveils plaque for prostate cancer campaigner

Leighton Hospital unveils plaque for prostate cancer campaigner

Bosses at Leighton Hospital have unveiled a plaque to celebrate the founder and chairman of its prostate cancer support group.

Gary Steele MBE was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999 and went on to found the Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group in 2000.

October 18, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
The Bon Jovi Experience tribute set to rock Crewe Lyceum

The Bon Jovi Experience tribute set to rock Crewe Lyceum

Crewe and Nantwich-based tribute The Bon Jovi Experience plays their hometown Crewe Lyceum Theatre tomorrow (October 19).

Formed in 1994 by a group of friends from Crewe, Nantwich and Dudley, The Bon Jovi Experience worked their way from small pubs to performing on-stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself.

Knife-wielding robber targets South Cheshire off licence

Knife-wielding robber targets South Cheshire off licence

A knife-wielding robber threatened staff in a raid on a South Cheshire off licence, police said.

The armed robbery happened at the Bargain Booze outlet on Hungerford Road in Crewe.

October 18, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

Cheshire East Local Plan may need revisit if HS2 hits Cheshire

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs could be forced to review their local plan if MPs give the green light for HS2 to hit Cheshire.

The authority adopted its local plan strategy for up to 2030 last July – three years after it was told to go back to the drawing board after submitting its first draft to the planning inspectorate.

October 17, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Whitby Morrison breaks ice cream van world record in South Cheshire

Whitby Morrison breaks ice cream van world record in South Cheshire

South Cheshire firm Whitby Morrison whipped its ice cream vans into shape – by breaking a Guinness World Record!

And there were no (traffic) cones in sight as hundreds of the colourful vehicles lined up at Wychwood Park to create the longest ever convoy of ice cream vans.

October 17, 2018 2 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
New Card Factory store to open on Beam Street, Nantwich

New Card Factory store to open on Beam Street, Nantwich

A new Card Factory store is opening on Beam Street in Nantwich this week.

The shop will open its doors for the first time on Friday next to Superdrug.

October 17, 2018 0 comments Business, Business