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Nantwich level crossings could close if Muller Property plans approved

Nantwich level crossings could close if Muller Property plans approved

Rail chiefs have warned that three level crossings in Nantwich could be closed down if Muller Property’s “Nantwich South” plans are approved. The warning comes in a Network Rail objection to a first phase application by Muller for their 1,100-home development in Stapeley.

November 19, 2012
Nantwich traders to launch “money back” car park ticket scheme

Nantwich traders to launch “money back” car park ticket scheme

Nantwich traders are backing a pilot scheme to allow shoppers to redeem the cost of their carpark ticket in town stores. The two-part ticket scheme has been put together by Nantwich Flourish and the Nantwich Local Area Partnership.

November 15, 2012
Nantwich author’s new book tells story of country music couple

Nantwich author’s new book tells story of country music couple

A Nantwich author has released a new book telling the story of two award-winning music stars she made friends with online! Moragh Carter’s new book “In Harmony” is the biography of  country music stars Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan from Florida.

November 15, 2012
Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Wistaston Memorial Hall hosts packed Remembrance Service

Residents, councillors, and members of the Royal British Legion packed into Wistaston Memorial Hall for Remembrance Service. They were joined by members of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group.

November 15, 2012
Nantwich Players launch funding bid to develop “arts vision” for town

Nantwich Players launch funding bid to develop “arts vision” for town

Nantwich Players are spearheading a drive to develop a new arts and culture “vision” for the town. And the theatrical group believes a new venue with 140-160 seats could help cement the future for arts and performance in Nantwich.

November 14, 2012
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.

November 13, 2012
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.

November 13, 2012
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
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.

November 9, 2012
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
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
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.

November 7, 2012
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.

November 7, 2012