Human Interest

South Cheshire designer to star at International Women’s Day event

South Cheshire designer to star at International Women’s Day event

A South Cheshire garden designer will take centre stage at Eve Ensler’s world renowned “V*gina Monologues” to support Greater Manchester women fleeing domestic abuse. Elizabeth Buckley, 54, will join 12 other women at the Birdcage nightclub in Manchester tomorrow (March 8).

270 new homes firm in Nantwich Town Council mix-up

270 new homes firm in Nantwich Town Council mix-up

Nantwich residents were left disgruntled when a property firm proposing to build 270 homes failed to turn up to give a presentation. Around a dozen residents attended Nantwich Town Council expecting to hear from Gladman Developments on proposals for land off Marsh Lane.

March 6, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Ships’ logs sell for more than £6,000 at Nantwich auction

Ships’ logs sell for more than £6,000 at Nantwich auction

A collection of ships’ logs illustrated with drawings and watercolour sketches, sold for £6,190 at a Nantwich auction. The most valuable compiled by Herbert Edward Leadam sold for £3,000 against and estimate of £400 at the Peter Wilson auction on Market Street.

March 5, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Wife of missing Wistaston man Peter Dykes to fly to Madrid

Wife of missing Wistaston man Peter Dykes to fly to Madrid

The wife of missing Wistaston man Peter Dykes is to fly out to Spain to be reunited with her husband. Teresa said she has finally managed to track Peter down to a hotel in Madrid and has spoken to him, but revealed he is “very poorly”.

March 3, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Health Centre donates £1,000 to Age UK Cheshire

Nantwich Health Centre donates £1,000 to Age UK Cheshire

Age UK Cheshire has received a donation of £1,094 from Nantwich Health Centre for a series of fundraising coffee mornings. Residents and local businesses donated funds and items for the raffle at the events, which included a raffle and a Christmas cards and gifts sale.

March 3, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich residents air fears over Stapeley Water Gardens site future

Nantwich residents air fears over Stapeley Water Gardens site future

Concerned Nantwich residents questioned housing developers about plans for the former Stapeley Water Gardens site. David Wilson Homes gave a presentation about their 146-home proposal for half of the site off London Road at a Stapeley Parish Council meeting.

March 2, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
More than 11,000 vote on Crewe town council proposal

More than 11,000 vote on Crewe town council proposal

More than 11,000 people have cast votes on whether Crewe should have its own town council similar to Nantwich. Cheshire East Council is urging residents not to lose their chance to vote on a vital ballot which closes today (Wednesday February 29) at 5pm.

February 29, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich cage fighter enjoys victory in Combat Challenge bout

Nantwich cage fighter enjoys victory in Combat Challenge bout

A young Nantwich woman has triumphed in the first ever Combat Challenge female cage fighting bout. Anya Hynes, of Wrenbury, was one of the stars of the show in Bradford when she took on and beat Nahida Khan in three tough rounds.

February 28, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News, Other sports
The Cat Community Award winners unveiled at Nantwich ceremony

The Cat Community Award winners unveiled at Nantwich ceremony

By Andy Martell The winners of The Cat Community Awards were unveiled at an event held at Richmond Village Nantwich. The awards recognise those who make a special contribution to the local communities of Nantwich and Crewe.

February 26, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest
Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Residents of Richmond Village Nantwich have raised more than £180 for CLIMB. A cheque for £184 was presented recently to CLIMB chief executive Steve Hannigan from Richmond Nantwich residents Marianne Jones and Patricia Tysall.

February 24, 2012 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Nantwich families object to Marsh Lane housing plans

Nantwich families object to Marsh Lane housing plans

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over plans to build 13 new homes on land near  Shropshire Union Canal. Elan Homes and the British Waterways Board have put the plan together for a site off Marsh Lane, Nantwich.

February 24, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Author of “Unsurpassed” to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

Author of “Unsurpassed” to appear at Nantwich Bookshop

The author of a book telling the true story of one of the world’s greatest cyclists, will be in Nantwich this weekend. Godfrey Barlow will be signing copies of “Unsurpassed – The Story of Tommy Godwin, the World’s Greatest Distance Cyclist” at Nantwich Bookshop.

Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Safety work has been carried out on the A500 footbridge at Willaston in Nantwich, after residents’ complaints. Broken street lights and a lack of gritting during dark, icy periods had left the bridge in a dangerous state, residents said.

February 21, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News