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Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Worleston girls sell cakes and raise £125 for Children in Need

Worleston girls sell cakes and raise £125 for Children in Need

Five schoolgirls from Nantwich raised £125 for Children in Need by running a cake stall outside their local shop! The enterprising youngsters manned their mini patisserie outside Hulse Grocery & Bakery, on Main Road, Worleston, for 12 hours.

Leighton Hospital volunteers rewarded at celebration night

Leighton Hospital volunteers rewarded at celebration night

Leighton Hospital volunteers have been thanked as part of a 40-year celebration. Volunteers from groups who work alongside Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff, attended the event.

November 12, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, Latest
Olympic star Beth Tweddle to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

Olympic star Beth Tweddle to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

London 2012 bronze medallist Beth Tweddle will be turning on the Christmas Lights in Nantwich next month, it has emerged. The Bunbury-based Olympic gymnast will be one of the highlights of a packed programme for the December 1 Lights Switch On event.

Wistaston woman’s amazing career at 30 Crewe and Nantwich firms

Wistaston woman’s amazing career at 30 Crewe and Nantwich firms

A Wistaston temp who worked for dozens of Crewe and Nantwich companies, is retiring after 20 years with the same recruitment agency. Susan Houghton has finished her last placement for Meadowbank Associates, on Welsh Row.

November 9, 2012 1 comment Business, Human Interest, Latest, Wistaston
Stapeley residents slam Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” traffic studies

Stapeley residents slam Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” traffic studies

Angry residents blasted a developer’s traffic survey claims at a meeting to discuss the controversial “Nantwich South” plan. More than 50 people crammed into Broad Lane Methodist Church Hall in Stapeley, with most speaking against Muller Property bosses.

November 9, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, Stapeley
Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich college students go extra mile for Poppy Appeal

Nantwich students have joined forces with the Royal British Legion to help raise funds through this year’s Poppy Appeal. Members of Reaseheath College’s Students Association hope to raise £3,500 by selling poppies at Crewe Railway Station until Remembrance Sunday on November 11.

Nantwich Choral Society “Messiah” concert at St Mary’s heads for sell-out

Nantwich Choral Society “Messiah” concert at St Mary’s heads for sell-out

Nantwich Choral Society is heading for a sell-out with its special anniversary performance of Messiah. More than 100 voices will sing out loud against the backdrop of St Mary’s Church in Nantwich this Saturday November 10.

Nantwich auctioneer Peter Wilson to cash in on China market

Nantwich auctioneer Peter Wilson to cash in on China market

Nantwich auctioneer Peter Wilson has joined forces with 18 others across the UK to attract high-spending buyers from China. The auctioneers, with a combined annual turnover topping £200 million, have become founder members of the Association of Accredited Auctioneers.

November 6, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich and District Band issues plea for new members

Nantwich and District Band issues plea for new members

Nantwich and District Band has issued a plea for more members to join the group. The band, which celebrates its 30th anniversary next year, needs players for a range of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments, organisers say.

November 6, 2012 0 comments Clubs & Societies, Human Interest, Latest
Redshift Radio launches 28-day FM broadcast in Nantwich and Crewe

Redshift Radio launches 28-day FM broadcast in Nantwich and Crewe

Crewe & Nantwich community station RedShift Radio is back on FM airwaves across South Cheshire. The not-for-profit station is on a trial broadcast on 87.7FM from today (November 5) for the next 28 days.

November 5, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Families enjoy 35th annual Wistaston Fireworks Display

Hundreds of Wistaston families had a blast at the village’s 35th annual Fireworks Display. The event included judging of the children’s best pumpkin and best fancy dress competitions, before a procession to the Eric Swan Sports Ground off Church Lane for the display.

Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child to open first Nantwich depot

Samaritan’s Operation Christmas Child to open first Nantwich depot

The national Samaritan’s Purse initiative Operation Christmas Child is setting up its first Nantwich depot. This year, shoeboxes with small gifts for needy children across the world donated in Nantwich will be checked and sent off direct.

November 5, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, Latest