Human Interest

Nantwich pub’s new owners to open after refurbishment

Nantwich pub’s new owners to open after refurbishment

The new managers of The Talbot pub in Nantwich have re-opened its doors after a major refurbishment. Louise and Richard Windram have taken over at the Marston’s pub on Oat Market after moving to the area with their two children.

May 27, 2013
Nantwich town square to host June 1st anniversary celebration

Nantwich town square to host June 1st anniversary celebration

Nantwich is to host a day of celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation. There will be fun and activities taking place on Nantwich Town Square next Saturday June 1 from 11am to 2pm.

May 25, 2013
Nantwich traders join new “comfort scheme” to offer more toilets

Nantwich traders join new “comfort scheme” to offer more toilets

Shoppers and visitors in Nantwich won’t be caught short thanks to a new “comfort” scheme offering more loos! Traders and Nantwich Town Council have tamed up to ensure there will be plenty of toilet facilities on offer across the town.

May 24, 2013
Nantwich outdoor brine pool set for summer opening

Nantwich outdoor brine pool set for summer opening

Nantwich’s outdoor swimming pool reopens this weekend – despite temperatures plummeting to an unseasonably low. Cheshire East Council will be hoping for warmer weather this Bank Holiday to entice swimmers to one of the few remaining inland brine pools.

May 24, 2013
Nantwich villagers bid for £400,000 lottery grant for new Worleston hall

Nantwich villagers bid for £400,000 lottery grant for new Worleston hall

Villagers in Nantwich are one step closer to securing a £400,000 lottery windfall to help build a new community hall. A fund-raising team from Worleston has made it through to the final stage in their Big Lottery Fund development grant bid.

May 24, 2013
Family of dad and Nantwich son pay tribute after Tarporley road death

Family of dad and Nantwich son pay tribute after Tarporley road death

The family of a man who died in a road collision in Tarporley have paid tribute to ‘a loving father and grandfather’. David Dutton, 51, was walking along Eaton Road with his son Gavin, 25, from Nantwich, when there was a collision with a Nissan Micra.

May 23, 2013
Antique clock collection sells for £55,000 at Nantwich auction

Antique clock collection sells for £55,000 at Nantwich auction

One of the best collections of antique English and continental clocks seen in the North West has sold for £55,000 at a Nantwich auction. The clocks were consigned by the families of two separate collectors from Cheshire and North Wales.

May 22, 2013
Stapeley Parish Council defends nursery move for new community hall

Stapeley Parish Council defends nursery move for new community hall

A parish council has defended its decision to allow a new Nantwich community hall to be turned into a privately-run nursery. Some have criticised the move by Stapeley Parish Council, fearing it will mean the hall can’t be booked out by anyone else on weekdays.

May 21, 2013
Nantwich cycleway through Reaseheath to close amid safety fears

Nantwich cycleway through Reaseheath to close amid safety fears

A cycleway through grounds of a Nantwich college is to be closed – because of safety fears for students. Reaseheath College has been told it needs to shut the route, a link to the national Sustrans cycleway,  because of “increasingly stringent” regulations.

May 20, 2013
Nantwich Museum launches new comics and appeals for volunteers

Nantwich Museum launches new comics and appeals for volunteers

Nantwich Museum is appealing for volunteers to help keep the popular venue running. They are in need of people to help with fundraising, organising events, and preparing and distributing posters.

May 17, 2013
Wistaston villagers air housing plan fears to Cheshire East Leader

Wistaston villagers air housing plan fears to Cheshire East Leader

By Jonathan White Cheshire East Council Leader Michael Jones faced concerned villagers in Wistaston over controversial housing development plans. He attended a packed Wistaston Parish Council meeting to discuss plans by developers for thousands of new homes in the village.

May 17, 2013
Driver blocks fire exit at Morrisons store in Nantwich

Driver blocks fire exit at Morrisons store in Nantwich

Nantwich Police have this week been warning motorists against poor parking – but one driver clearly wasn’t listening! A sharp-eyed Nantwichnews reader sent in these pictures which show how a woman driver did everything but keep a fire exit clear.

May 16, 2013
Reaseheath College Family Festival attracts 7,000 to Nantwich

Reaseheath College Family Festival attracts 7,000 to Nantwich

Poor weather failed to dampen spirits at Reaseheath College’s Family Festival, which attracted around 7,000 visitors. The college opened its Nantwich gardens and grounds for the annual event with hundreds of activities.

May 15, 2013