Human Interest

Man wanted in connection with Nantwich dad’s murder extradited to UK

Man wanted in connection with Nantwich dad’s murder extradited to UK

A man wanted in connection with the murder of a Nantwich dad almost 17 years ago has been extradited to the UK, Cheshire Police have confirmed.

Christopher Guest More Jr was wanted in connection with the death of Brian Waters, from Stapeley, who died at a farm in near Knutsford in 2003.

March 30, 2020
Cheshire residents urged to be vigilant amid Coronavirus fraudsters

Cheshire residents urged to be vigilant amid Coronavirus fraudsters

Residents across South Cheshire are being urged to be vigilant following reports of fraudsters taking advantage of the current Coronavirus pandemic.

March 29, 2020
Reaseheath Vice Principal retires after 36 years’ service

Reaseheath Vice Principal retires after 36 years’ service

One of Reaseheath College’s longest serving staff members, Vice Principal Dave Kynaston, has retired after 36 years of unbroken service at the Nantwich college.

Dave was a student at the then Cheshire College of Agriculture in 1977 and returned in 1983 to become a lecturer in farm building construction, estate maintenance, mechanisation and engineering.

March 27, 2020
RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers in South Cheshire have reassured animal lovers that it is continuing to rescue and rehome animals despite the coronavirus outbreak.

March 26, 2020
Play areas and skate parks closed across Cheshire East

Play areas and skate parks closed across Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has closed all its play areas to protect people following the latest clampdown by the Prime Minister to tackle the spread of COVID-19.

All play areas, outdoor gyms and skate parks were closed from yesterday (March 24).

March 25, 2020
Two more Leighton Hospital patients die from COVID-19

Two more Leighton Hospital patients die from COVID-19

Two more patients have died at Leighton Hospital after contracting COVID-19, health chiefs have confirmed.

It brings the total to four people who have died from the virus.

March 24, 2020
Wistaston couple arrange wedding in 2 hours to beat Coronavirus Lockdown!

Wistaston couple arrange wedding in 2 hours to beat Coronavirus Lockdown!

A young Wistaston couple arranged a wedding in just two hours – so they could tie the knot before the UK went into Coronavirus “lockdown”!

Key workers Alana Sandland, 27, and Joe Dunn, 26, were due to be married at St Mary’s in Wistaston on April 4.

March 24, 2020
Citizens Advice Cheshire East keeps services open

Citizens Advice Cheshire East keeps services open

Citizens Advice Cheshire East is continuing to offer vital advice, despite all face-to-face services across its sites being suspended due to coronavirus.

People who have already booked appointments should not attend, says the service.

March 24, 2020
Nantwich firm blasts Government over delay after offering 5,000 ventilators

Nantwich firm blasts Government over delay after offering 5,000 ventilators

A Nantwich firm which helped source thousands of critical ventilators for COVID-19 patients in the UK, hit out at the Government after it delayed on the deal too long and lost them.

March 24, 2020
Mystery Nantwich donor offers to pay for NHS staff ironing

Mystery Nantwich donor offers to pay for NHS staff ironing

A mystery donor from Nantwich has offered to pay for over-worked NHS staff to have their ironing done during the Coronavirus pandemic.

March 23, 2020
Month extension to Cheshire Fire Service future plan consultation

Month extension to Cheshire Fire Service future plan consultation

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Residents have another month to speak out on the future of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The fire authority wants to know what the public thinks about a raft of new ideas to prevent fires and protect communities.

March 23, 2020
Cheshire East moves closer to scrapping Cabinet system

Cheshire East moves closer to scrapping Cabinet system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council has taken a big step towards scrapping its cabinet – but there are concerns that coronavirus COVID-19 could delay the process.

March 23, 2020
Nantwich Market open as town falls quiet in face of COVID-19

Nantwich Market open as town falls quiet in face of COVID-19

By Jonathan White
Stallholders on Nantwich Market are remaining open as most of the town shuts down in the face of the growing Coronavirus crisis.

The indoor market also has a number of stalls outside the main market hall at the junction of Market Street and Churchyardside.

March 22, 2020