Archive for October, 2018

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The best and worst performing schools in Cheshire East based on GCSE results have been revealed.

Schools across England have been ranked by the Government according to its Attainment 8 and Progress 8 measurements.

October 31, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Charity ball raises £15,600 for Lewis Crossley Trust

Charity ball raises £15,600 for Lewis Crossley Trust

A charity ball in honour of tragic South Cheshire youngster Lewis Crossley has helped to raise a staggering £15,600, his family said.

Lewis, a pupil at Wybunbury Delves Primary, died almost a year ago after a brave battle against leukaemia.

October 31, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town continue home run with 2-1 victory over Warrington

Nantwich Town continue home run with 2-1 victory over Warrington

Nantwich Town continued their unbeaten home form in the league with a hard-fought victory over fellow high flyers Warrington Town.

The Dabbers emerged with a 2-1 win in a tight contest, which keeps Dave Cooke’s side in second place in Evo Stik Premier Division

October 31, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

Street light left in busy Wistaston road is “safe”, say highways bosses

A street light left in a busy Wistaston road by developers is still there – despite council bosses pledging it would be removed “as a matter of urgency” two weeks ago.

Now a local pro-cycling group has hit out at Cheshire East highways, who say they are “satisfied” the light has been safely cordoned off.

Mayor’s Charity Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall benefits causes

Mayor’s Charity Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall benefits causes

Hope House, North West Ambulance, Nantwich First Responders and Nantwich Fire Cadets have benefited from Nantwich Mayor Cllr David Marren’s Charity Ball at Nantwich Civic Hall.

The dance floor was filled with movers and groovers inspired by the Sounds of the Sixties, performed by nationally recognised tribute band The Revolvers.

October 30, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Dozens of firefighters battle large barn blaze in Tarporley

Dozens of firefighters battle large barn blaze in Tarporley

Fire crews across Cheshire tackled a large barn blaze at a farm in Tarporley last night.

The fire broke out at around 10.40pm on Hickhurst Lane, Tarporley.

Nantwich dentist couple celebrate 1,000th patient

Nantwich dentist couple celebrate 1,000th patient

A dentist husband and wife team have plenty to smile about after signing up their 1,000th patient at their new clinic in Nantwich.

Kolade and Yetunde Orungbemi, who met while studying in Nigeria, are now bringing the latest treatments to The Globe Dental Practice on Beam Street.

October 30, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
St Oswald’s pupils target Tesco Bags for Help scheme

St Oswald’s pupils target Tesco Bags for Help scheme

Pupils at St Oswald’s C.E. Primary School in Worleston, Nantwich are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme.

Health firm blooms after scooping Nantwich flower contest

Health firm blooms after scooping Nantwich flower contest

A health firm has used flower power to win gold and add a splash of colour to business parks in Crewe and Nantwich. Physiotherapists at ctchealthcare festooned the company’s clinics on Beam Heath in Nantwich and Crewe Business Park with an array of stunning seasonal flowers. Now the team is celebrating after scooping a second gold award for top commercial[Read More…]

October 29, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Square One stay top of Premier Division after 4-0 win over Elworth

Square One stay top of Premier Division after 4-0 win over Elworth

Square One stay top of the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division after a 4-0 win over Elworth Park Rangers.

Danny Dodd and Danny Griggs both scored twice in a comfortable victory for the leaders.

October 29, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Health chiefs urge South Cheshire families to take flu jab

Health chiefs urge South Cheshire families to take flu jab

Health chiefs in South Cheshire are urging people to get vaccinated against flu this winter.

Flu is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications in those with underlying health problems.

October 29, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Rise in students seeking mental health support at regional universities

Rise in students seeking mental health support at regional universities

The number of university students seeking mental health support has risen dramatically in the last four years, latest statistics show.

A Freedom of Information request returned by most of the universities in the UK shows a major rise, and many institutions struggling to keep pace with funding for mental health staffing.

Wistaston Memorial Hall quiz winners are crowned

Wistaston Memorial Hall quiz winners are crowned

By Jonathan White
Sixteen teams battled it out over six rounds of ten questions at Wistaston Memorial Hall’s Annual Quiz.

The teams were competing for the Fred Lorimer trophy, and quiz masters were Peter and Christina Wainwright.

October 29, 2018 0 comments Village News, Wistaston