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Cheshire College – South & West launches Microsoft Academy

Cheshire College – South & West launches Microsoft Academy

Employers, staff and industry professionals attended the launch of Cheshire College – South & West’s risual Microsoft Academy.

The initiative will provide Microsoft accredited digital training for learners and local employers to equip them with skills and knowledge for the workplace.

New ‘Nantwich Pubs’ book launched at town’s museum

New ‘Nantwich Pubs’ book launched at town’s museum

Nantwich has never lacked for somewhere to enjoy a tipple!

And now it’s been officially recorded thanks to a new “Nantwich Pubs” book just launched at Nantwich Museum.

June 7, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

School staff to tackle National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of Nantwich Foodbank

Big-hearted staff and friends of a school in Crewe will be attempting the National 3 Peaks Challenge this month in aid of Nantwich Foodbank.

The team from Adelaide School will attempt to complete the challenge on June 29-30.

Willaston dad completes gruelling 10 marathons in 10 days for Bloodwise

Willaston dad completes gruelling 10 marathons in 10 days for Bloodwise

By Jonathan White
A Willaston dad has completed a gruelling 10 marathons in 10 days – to raise money for blood cancer charity.

Big-hearted Paul Dean took on the challenge in memory of his dad and two friends who all died from blood cancer illnesses.

June 6, 2018 1 comment Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
Man killed in A525 Nantwich Road smash named as Tony Dennis, 49

Man killed in A525 Nantwich Road smash named as Tony Dennis, 49

The motorcyclist who died in a collision on the A525 Nantwich Road at Broughall has been named as Tony Dennis.

The 49-year-old, from Maidstone Grove in Stoke-on-Trent, died after a collision at the A525 junction with Catterals Lane on Sunday morning (June 3).

June 6, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
We join call for better rail services and connections across Cheshire and North West

We join call for better rail services and connections across Cheshire and North West

Today we have joined forces with media outlets across the North West to issue a rallying cry to the government to end rail services chaos in this region.

As part of a day of action, news titles across the region are starting a petition calling on ministers to come good on their “Northern Powerhouse” promise.

Police warning after ‘skimming’ device found on Nantwich cashpoint

Police warning after ‘skimming’ device found on Nantwich cashpoint

Police in Nantwich have issued a warning after this skimming device used by crooks was found attached to a cashpoint in the town.

The device is designed to copy bank account details which thieves can then use to clone a user’s card.

June 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
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
Motorcyclist, 49, dies in collision on A525 Nantwich Road at Broughall

Motorcyclist, 49, dies in collision on A525 Nantwich Road at Broughall

A motorcyclist has died in a collision on the A525 Nantwich Road in Broughall.

The incident happened at the junction of Catterals Lane and the A525 at around 10.30am today (Sunday June 3).

June 3, 2018 0 comments Incident, 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
Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

Heartbroken wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt pays tribute as murder probe continues

The wife of Audlem man Adam Lovatt who died after an incident outside a village pub, has spoken out about her “immense loss”.

Mr Lovatt was found with serious head injuries outside the Bridge Inn on Shropshire Street on May 25 and died later in hospital.

June 2, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News, Village 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