Human Interest

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
Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival receives funding boost

Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival receives funding boost

The Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival is expanding with a family carnival theme on Easter Monday after securing more backers. Now its 16th year, the festival attracts thousands of music-lovers to the town from across the UK.

Baddiley couple celebrate 60th Valentine’s Day with Sainsbury’s

Baddiley couple celebrate 60th Valentine’s Day with Sainsbury’s

A Nantwich couple celebrated Valentine’s Day in their diamond anniversary year with a little help from their local supermarket. James and Kathleen Wootton, from Baddiley, were invited in to Sainsbury’s on Middlewich Road for a special Valentine’s lunch.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich car park site to be redeveloped, says Cheshire East

Nantwich car park site to be redeveloped, says Cheshire East

Drivers in Nantwich look set to lose a free parking facility as work is due to start on regenerating the former gasworks site on St Anne’s Lane. Cheshire East Council wants to carry out work on the land off Welsh Row, currently used by hundreds of people each day as a car park.

February 15, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Willaston and Shavington groups earn Community Grants

Willaston and Shavington groups earn Community Grants

A Willaston group is among dozens of organisations to receive funding in the latest round of Cheshire East Council community grants. Willaston Community Opportunities Group (COG) has welcomed a £300 grant which will help fund two more local walk leaflets.

February 14, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Residents air housing plan views as “Protect Stapeley” campaign gathers pace

Residents air housing plan views as “Protect Stapeley” campaign gathers pace

Scores of residents attended exhibitions in Nantwich to study plans for a controversial housing development in Stapeley. Many people are objecting to the Muller and Jones Homes proposal for 600 new homes and a village centre in an ambitious “Nantwich South” development.

February 14, 2012 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Olympic 2012 hopeful teams up with college trainer

Nantwich Olympic 2012 hopeful teams up with college trainer

A talented swimmer from Nantwich hoping to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics, has linked up with a college Fitness Academy to boost her performance. Charlotte Bradbury is hoping to compete in the 200m breaststroke event in London if she secures a place at final trials this month.

February 13, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Angry Nantwich mum blasts van driver after crossing horror

Angry Nantwich mum blasts van driver after crossing horror

A Nantwich mum and her four children were left shaken after a van driver sped through red lights at a crossing, nearly knocking them down. Lorna Ellis believes the driver was on his phone and ignored the red lights as they crossed on Waterlode, close to Mill Street, Nantwich.

February 10, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Sainsbury’s joins United Churches of Crewe to help homeless

Nantwich Sainsbury’s joins United Churches of Crewe to help homeless

Nantwich Sainsbury’s store has teamed up with United Churches of Crewe to help homeless people in the area. Churches have joined forces throughout the winter to offer overnight accommodation and meals to people living on the streets.

February 9, 2012 0 comments Business, Human Interest, Latest, News