Archive for December, 2018

Police appeal after criminal damage to 20 cars in same Nantwich street

Police appeal after criminal damage to 20 cars in same Nantwich street

Police are probing a vandal attack on around 20 cars in the same Nantwich street.

All the cars were parked on Queens Drive in Nantwich and were scratched with a key or something similar, officers say.

December 31, 2018
Network Rail chiefs’ reminder over 9-day Nantwich level crossing closure

Network Rail chiefs’ reminder over 9-day Nantwich level crossing closure

Network Rail chiefs have issued another warning to Nantwich residents and rail passengers over the temporary closure of the busy Newcastle Road level crossing in January.

The closure, according to Network Rail, is to allow a team of engineers to perform “essential renewal work” to the crossing.

December 31, 2018
Nantwich Museum unveils 2019 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum unveils 2019 exhibition programme

Nantwich Museum has unveiled its exhibition programme for 2019 featuring a range of art and historical subjects.

It kicks off with the “Inspired by . . .” exhibition, by Intastitch (pictured, below), displaying a range of influences, interests and techniques used in textile art.

December 31, 2018
Salvador bid for second halted in 2-2 draw with Talbot

Salvador bid for second halted in 2-2 draw with Talbot

Salvador missed out on the chance to move into second place in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division when they could only draw 2-2 at bottom club Talbot.

Salvador dominated the game played at Barony Park in Nantwich and seemed to be heading to victory thanks to two goals from Kevin Sharp.

December 31, 2018
Reaseheath College Food Centre earns world-first certification from BRC

Reaseheath College Food Centre earns world-first certification from BRC

Reaseheath College’s Food Centre in Nantwich has become the first educational institution in the world to achieve Grade AA certification for food safety from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

It is the highest possible benchmark for best practice in food manufacture.

December 30, 2018
Nantwich couple get engaged on first night in new Wrenbury home

Nantwich couple get engaged on first night in new Wrenbury home

A happy Nantwich couple got engaged on the first night in their new home!

Phil Everall popped the question to his partner Mary Bostock as they shared a bottle of Champagne in their new Marbury Meadows home in Wrenbury.

December 30, 2018
Cheshire Fire Service rated “good”, according to review

Cheshire Fire Service rated “good”, according to review

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is rated “good” in most areas, according to an independent review by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS).

The service is one of 14 inspected so far with more to be scrutinised in 2019.

December 30, 2018
Strictly star AJ Pritchard and brother injured in Nantwich nightclub brawl

Strictly star AJ Pritchard and brother injured in Nantwich nightclub brawl

Strictly dance star AJ Pritchard and his brother have been injured in a brawl in Nantwich nightclub Nakatchas.

AJ, who made the semi-finals of this year’s BBC series, was enjoying a night out with brother Curtis in the Welsh Row venue when witnesses say a group of men became aggressive towards them.

December 29, 2018
Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands recognised in New Year Honours List

Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands recognised in New Year Honours List

Courageous Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands has been awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the New Year Honours List.

The 14-year-old has been named on the Civilian Gallantry List for his incredible bravery in saving his dad Paul’s life during a dramatic kayaking incident off the coast of Anglesey.

December 29, 2018
Town and parish councils to earn Community Infrastructure Levy funds

Town and parish councils to earn Community Infrastructure Levy funds

Nantwich Town and parish councils could soon benefit from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge on housing and retail developments in 2019.

Cheshire East Council’s draft framework for the scheme has been largely endorsed.

December 28, 2018
Applewood Independent boss crowned Karting champion

Applewood Independent boss crowned Karting champion

A director of Nantwich firm Applewood Independent has been crowned a Karting champion!

Alex Pritchard, of local independent financial advisers, has won the Daytona DMAX Heavy Heats Karting this year.

December 28, 2018
Wistaston walkers enjoy annual Boxing Day stroll

Wistaston walkers enjoy annual Boxing Day stroll

By Jonathan White
More than 30 local walkers and six dogs enjoyed a gentle stroll in Wistaston on Boxing Day.

The annual event was organised by Helen Gould and led by Ian Gould, both members of the Wistaston Community Council.

December 27, 2018
Staff and pupils at Weaver School in Nantwich celebrate new building

Staff and pupils at Weaver School in Nantwich celebrate new building

Staff and children at Weaver Primary in Nantwich are celebrating the completion of their new look school building.

The work, completed just before Christmas and seven weeks ahead of schedule, means all pupils can now be accommodated in the maim building and not in mobile classrooms.

December 27, 2018