Archive for March, 2019

Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

Young Nantwich boy with prosthetic leg to climb Snowdon for charity

A young Nantwich boy born with a leg and part of his arm missing, is to climb Snowdon for a charity which sends seriously ill and disabled children on dream holidays.

Courageous Jack Wimpenny, 11, from Ravensmoor, has been in training as he prepares to take on the challenge.

March 20, 2019
Nantwich Film Club to screen “Under The Tree” in April

Nantwich Film Club to screen “Under The Tree” in April

Nantwich Film Club returns in April when it screens “Under The Tree”.

The screening will take place on Monday April 8 at Nantwich Civic Hall.

March 19, 2019
Citizens Advice office in Crewe moves to new home

Citizens Advice office in Crewe moves to new home

Citizens Advice Cheshire East’s office in Crewe has moved to its new home with the demolition of its old building signalling the first stage of the Royal Arcade redevelopment works.

After more than 40 years in Victoria Street, the service has relocated to the ground floor of the council’s Delamere House building.

March 18, 2019
Runcorn thrown out of Cheshire Senior Cup Final against Nantwich Town

Runcorn thrown out of Cheshire Senior Cup Final against Nantwich Town

Nantwich Town will face new opponents in the Cheshire Senior Cup Final after Runcorn Linnets were disqualified.

The Dabbers, current holders, were due to play Runcorn in the final later in the season at the Weaver Stadium.

March 18, 2019
Nantwich Elmscot Day Nursery gains Food for Life Award

Nantwich Elmscot Day Nursery gains Food for Life Award

Elmscot Nantwich Day Nursery has gained the Food for Life Award – promoting a healthy lifestyle in early years.

The Food for Life Award is a national accreditation from the Soil Association awarded to schools and early years settings.

March 18, 2019
Nantwich Museum launches history booklet of The Crown

Nantwich Museum launches history booklet of The Crown

A new booklet called “The Crown – a brief history of this historic inn” has been launched by Nantwich Museum.

It adds to its popular range of booklets focusing on various aspects of the town’s history.

March 18, 2019
White Lion win as one Crewe Regional game survives wet weather

White Lion win as one Crewe Regional game survives wet weather

Only one game in the Crewe Regional Sunday League survived as wet weather decimated the local league fixtures.

In Division One, White Lion showed initiative in switching their game from Sandbach to Barony Park in Nantwich.

March 18, 2019
Fire crews tackle car blaze in Hankelow

Fire crews tackle car blaze in Hankelow

Fire crews were called to tackle a car blaze in Hankelow near Nantwich.

The fire started at around 12.20pm yesterday (March 16) at Hankelow Hall on Hall Lane in the village.

March 17, 2019
Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter wildlife photographs for its charity calendar competition.

Snappers can have their top pictures featured in the 2020 calendar which will go on sale later this year.

March 17, 2019
Cheshire PCC Keane grilled over role in former Chief Constable inquiry

Cheshire PCC Keane grilled over role in former Chief Constable inquiry

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
David Keane insists he followed legal advice from the “top QC in the land” when pursuing ex-chief constable Simon Byrne’s gross misconduct inquiry.

Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) was grilled on his role in putting forward 74 allegations against the officer at a police and crime panel meeting on Friday.

March 17, 2019
Nantwich Town draw 4-4 in goal-fest at Hednesford

Nantwich Town draw 4-4 in goal-fest at Hednesford

Nantwich Town drew 4-4 in an extraordinary game away at Hednesford Town in the Evo-Stik Premier League.

The point keeps the Dabbers in fourth place, and eight points clear of those outside the play-off places.

March 17, 2019
Nantwich girl with rare brain condition to meet celebrity boxers

Nantwich girl with rare brain condition to meet celebrity boxers

Organisers of a celebrity boxing night plan to make a dream come true for a little Nantwich girl who cannot walk or talk.

Meghan Kewley, aged seven, will be a VIP guest at the charity event at Nantwich Civic Hall on March 29.

March 15, 2019
Nantwich auction house to sell off World War Two bombs!

Nantwich auction house to sell off World War Two bombs!

An auction house in Nantwich will be selling something a little different this month – World War Two bombs!

Peter Wilson Auctioneers on Market Street are staging a Militaria auction on March 28 – which will include these terrifying looking devices.

March 15, 2019