Human Interest

Nantwich Scout groups welcome expansion of Milldale campsite

Nantwich Scout groups welcome expansion of Milldale campsite

Scout groups in Nantwich will benefit from an expansion of the outdoor centre at Milldale, off the A51.

The South West Cheshire District Scouts campsite now has two new activity buildings which were unveiled.

October 12, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Poppy Cross tribute in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Poppy Cross tribute in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Nantwich Town Council staff have created a town centre tribute to commemorate 100 years since guns fell silent on November 11 1918.

An 8m by 5m cross centre-piece has been constructed in front of St Mary’s Church until the end of November.

October 12, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Drivers warned of delays as major A51 works in Nantwich take place

Drivers warned of delays as major A51 works in Nantwich take place

Major work on the A51 Nantwich bypass between Cheerbrook, Peacock and Alvaston roundabouts is set to start – with the warning of major delays.

Works will continue well into November an involve four stages.

October 11, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Orphaned otter cub nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA centre

Orphaned otter cub nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA centre

An otter cub, just days old, is recovering at the Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich after being found all on her own with no mum nearby.

The little otter, named Bramble by staff, was found by a member of the public with her eyes still closed and suffering from hypothermia next to the Menai Strait, in Bangor.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Artist Christian Turner produces Nantwich 2019 calendar

Artist Christian Turner produces Nantwich 2019 calendar

By Jonathan White
Talented South Cheshire artist Christian Turner has produced a Nantwich 2019 calendar.

It is his first calendar of Nantwich and features his oil paintings of scenes within the town.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council could be forced to introduce a number of “realistic” saving measures to address a budget shortfall of £5.3 million.

The mid-year review of performance – discussed by the Cabinet during yesterday’s meeting – outlines how the authority is providing “value for money” services.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Tree of Light plans for Nantwich in November event

Tree of Light plans for Nantwich in November event

Nantwich residents are invited to gather outside St Mary’s Parish Rooms where a Tree of Light will be illuminated in November.

There will be a short service of prayer, hymns and poetry at the event on Sunday November 4 at 5pm.

October 9, 2018 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

Wistaston man fined over maintenance of property in Crewe

A Wistaston man was fined for failing to maintain and tidy up a property he owns in Crewe, a court heard.

Cheshire East Council served a notice requiring proper maintenance of land at a property David Belcher owns in Hall O’Shaw Street, in Crewe, in 2016.

South Cheshire family conquers Snowdon in aid of CRY after uncle death

South Cheshire family conquers Snowdon in aid of CRY after uncle death

A South Cheshire mum and her young children have conquered Snowdon in memory of her brother who died of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome aged just 20.

Alison Leigh and her children Milly, 11, Phoebe, 8 and George, 7,  wanted to raise funds and awareness for CRY– Cardiac Risk in the Young, in memory of brother and uncle Jonny.

October 9, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

South Cheshire nurses and therapists praised for ‘rapid response’ service

By Stephen Topping
Nurses and therapists are being praised after caring for thousands of housebound patients out of hospital in the first year of a new scheme.

The advanced community practitioner (ACP) rapid response service has been run as an alternative to hospital admission across mid and south Cheshire since October 2017, following a trial in Crewe last summer.

October 8, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Conservative candidate Philip Staley wins Nantwich South election

Conservative candidate Philip Staley wins Nantwich South election

Conservative candidate Philip Staley has been elected to Nantwich Town Council to represent Nantwich South.

Mr Staley polled 602 votes in yesterday’s election, ahead of Labour’s Richard Banks (395) and Independent candidate Riddell Graham (304).

October 5, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
South Cheshire badminton players net hat-trick of wives!

South Cheshire badminton players net hat-trick of wives!

Three young badminton players netted more than they bargained for when teaming up with a trio of ladies to play mixed doubles.

For the three couples ended up courting off the court – and are still married 50 years later!

October 5, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News
Firefighters tackle blaze at a bungalow on Cheyne Walk, Nantwich

Firefighters tackle blaze at a bungalow on Cheyne Walk, Nantwich

Firefighters tackled a blaze in a bungalow in Nantwich.

It happened at 10.40am on Cheyne Walk, with one fire engine attended from Nantwich and two from Crewe.

October 4, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News