Human Interest

Banned football fans in South Cheshire to surrender passports before World Cup

Banned football fans in South Cheshire to surrender passports before World Cup

Banned football fans across Cheshire have been ordered to surrender their passports this week ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Twenty-three fans who are subject of a football banning order must hand in their passports today or tomorrow as part of that order to prevent them from travelling to Russia.

June 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Young Nantwich scriptwriter lands first screenplay, Girl Alone

Young Nantwich scriptwriter lands first screenplay, Girl Alone

Young Nantwich scriptwriter Linda Barnett is reaching for the stars after landing her first screenplay – just a year after graduating from university.

The 21-year-old former Malbank student (pictured) is now determined to follow in the footsteps of other Cheshire screen writers, such as two-time Academy Award winner Robert Bolt.

June 3, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Hospice inspires Forget Me Not flower display in Nantwich

Hospice inspires Forget Me Not flower display in Nantwich

People who want to remember the life of a loved one can help create a stunning Forget Me Not display in the heart of Nantwich.

St Luke’s Hospice and St Mary’s Church have teamed up to help bring the display to fruition on the lawn outside the church.

June 1, 2018 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Town Council to sponsor International Cheese Awards marquee

Nantwich Town Council to sponsor International Cheese Awards marquee

Nantwich Town Council is to be the main sponsor of the International Cheese Awards Marquee at this year’s Nantwich Show.

Councillors voted unanimously to back a five-year sponsorship deal which they believe will provide major benefits to the town.

June 1, 2018 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Fundraisers help buy specialist bed for Wingate Centre children

Fundraisers help buy specialist bed for Wingate Centre children

Children using the Wingate Children’s Centre near Nantwich will now have access to a new specialist bed.

The Wingate trust in Wrenbury needed the “rise and fall” bed to provide a safer and more accessible sleeping environment for the children with cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and those on the autism spectrum.

Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Big Sleep Out in Nantwich hailed big success as more than £3,000 raised

Hardy Nantwich folk braved the rain to raise more than £3,000 in the Nantwich Big Sleep Out.

Around 50 volunteers came forward to get involved, as they huddled in the town square to sleep rough in a bid to raise awareness of homelessness issues.

£150,000 consultants will not solve Cheshire East Council bullying, says councillor

£150,000 consultants will not solve Cheshire East Council bullying, says councillor

By Stephen Topping
More than £150,000 being spent on consultants brought to rid Cheshire East Council of bullying will not solve the problem, the Labour group leader insists.

A report from the Local Government Association (LGA), commissioned by Cheshire East, found that almost a quarter of council staff were aware of workplace bullying in the second half of 2017.

May 30, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

Willaston man midway through 10 marathons in 10 days

A Willaston man is midway through his gruelling charity attempt to complete 10 Marathons in 10 Days!

Paul Dean, 37, is attempting the 262-mile challenge coast to coast in aid of Bloodwise blood cancer charity, in memory of his dad and two friends who died of leukaemia.

Duke of York honours Brine Leas School students with iDEA bronze awards

Duke of York honours Brine Leas School students with iDEA bronze awards

Brine Leas pupils in Nantwich were given a Royal seal of approval for their efforts in the Duke of York’s iDEA scheme.

For the Duke himself flew in to the Audlem Road school to present bronze certificates to around 50 students completing the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award.

Nantwich foster couple join Cheshire East appeal to recruit more carers

Nantwich foster couple join Cheshire East appeal to recruit more carers

A Nantwich foster couple have backed a Cheshire East Council appeal to attract more families to become carers.

Karen and Robert Tulip, from Nantwich, already had children of their own before deciding to foster.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Cheshire’s new fire chief Mark Cashin ‘honoured’ by new role

Cheshire’s new fire chief Mark Cashin ‘honoured’ by new role

Cheshire’s newly appointed Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin said it was a “real honour” to be selected for the post.

Mr Cashin, currently Cheshire’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer, was selected to become the service’s new Chief Fire Officer & Chief Executive after an interview panel and confirmation at a Cheshire Fire Authority meeting.

May 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
More than 80 BMX bike fans take part in Chesh-Air event

More than 80 BMX bike fans take part in Chesh-Air event

by Jonathan White
Old school BMX bike fans from around the UK converged on South Cheshire for a social ride in and around Crewe.

More than 80 people gathered at Crewe railway station for the annual ‘Chesh-Air’ event, organised by the ‘Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX’ group.

May 28, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich floristry students win bronze at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Nantwich floristry students win bronze at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Floristry students from Reaseheath College in Nantwich proved they are among the nation’s best by winning bronze in the finals of the RHS Chelsea Future Florists with a display inspired by the Royal wedding.

The students, competing at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show, were challenged to create a floral arch for a Spring wedding just days after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.