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“The Good, Bad and Ugly” Cheshire Police campaign relaunches

“The Good, Bad and Ugly” Cheshire Police campaign relaunches

Cheshire Police’s “The Good, Bad and Ugly” campaign makes a return this Christmas. They are re-launching the campaign for the festive period to drive home the message about alcohol and its consequences.

December 1, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook scooped 14 Gold medals

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook scooped 14 Gold medals

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook has scooped 14 Gold medals at two prestigious food awards event. The company, based on Newcastle Road, picked up 10 of them at the BPEX North West regional product evaluation event for butchers.

December 1, 2011 0 comments Business, News
Teddy bear donation for Leighton Hospital children

Teddy bear donation for Leighton Hospital children

Medical and nursing staff at Leighton Hospital have thanked members of a Freemasons group for donating over 10,000 teddy bears for child patients. The bears are given to poorly youngsters to comfort them while being treated at the emergency department at Leighton Hospital.

November 30, 2011 1 comment Health, Latest
Reaseheath College sheep flock earn Cheshire Farms prize

Reaseheath College sheep flock earn Cheshire Farms prize

Reaseheath College’s commercial sheep flock has won a county-wide accolade for the second year running. The Nantwich college was awarded best entry in the sheep flock category in the Cheshire Farms Competition, a repeat of last year’s success.

November 30, 2011 0 comments Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Nantwich councillors visit pool to discuss £1.4million revamp

Nantwich councillors visit pool to discuss £1.4million revamp

Nantwich councillors took a tour of the facilities at Nantwich Swimming Pool which is to get a £1.4 million revamp. Cllrs Arthur Moran and Penny Butterill, of Nantwich North ward, and Cllrs Peter Groves and Andrew Martin, of Nantwich South and Stapeley, all visited the Wall Lane pool this week.

November 30, 2011 1 comment Latest, News
Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Chancellor backs Crewe Green Link Road to A500

Plans for the Crewe Green Link Road to the A500 are back on after the Chancellor backed the scheme today. George Osbourne said he and the Department for Transport will fund 60 per cent, (£16.5m) of the £27million cost of the road.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Business, Environment, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich schools and pool to close in national strike

Nantwich schools and pool to close in national strike

Most schools across Nantwich will be closed tomorrow (November 30) along with public venues like Nantwich Baths as part of national strike action. All major teaching unions, including the headteacher’s NAHT, are involved in the strike which leaves thousands of youngsters in South Cheshire at home for the day.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club awarded £500 community grant

Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club awarded £500 community grant

Organisers of Nantwich Big Cheese Film Club have been awarded £500 from the Cheshire East Community Grant fund. The grant comes as the club gears up for its next screening of Volver, starring Penelope Cruz, at The Crown Hotel in Nantwich.

Man jailed for knife attack on South Cheshire trader

Man jailed for knife attack on South Cheshire trader

A man who tried to rob a South Cheshire shop and was overpowered by the shopkeeper, has been jailed. Craig Hughes, 27,  entered News Food and Booze in Crewe with a scarf covering his face and demanded money from the shopkeeper.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Nantwich traders launch “Christmas Hunt” competition for shoppers

Nantwich traders launch “Christmas Hunt” competition for shoppers

A fun “12 Days of Christmas” hunt has been launched by Nantwich traders, with more than £3,700 of prizes up for grabs. Visitors to the town centre will be on the look out for the images (pictured here) depicting each of the “12 days”, scattered among around 60 stores taking part.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Business, Community Events, Latest, News
Nantwich schoolgirl’s Santa surprise thanks to Railway Children charity

Nantwich schoolgirl’s Santa surprise thanks to Railway Children charity

A surprise from Lapland arrived through the letterbox at the home of one lucky six-year-old from Nantwich. Sasha Medovnikov, from Stapeley, received a personalised letter from Santa Claus, thanks to a campaign by Railway Children of Sandbach.

November 29, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Stapeley Water Gardens to close after Christmas

Stapeley Water Gardens to close after Christmas

Stapeley Water Gardens in Nantwich is to close for good after Christmas with the loss of dozens of jobs, it was announced today. The London Road attraction, which has been pulling in visitors for 45 years, will cease trading in the New Year.

November 28, 2011 0 comments Business, Latest, News
Cheshire coroner to open Gary Speed’s inquest

Cheshire coroner to open Gary Speed’s inquest

Cheshire coroner Nicholas Rheinberg will open the inquest into the death of Wales football manager Gary Speed tomorrow (November 29) The hearing will be formally opened at 3pm at Warrington Coroner′s Court in Warrington Town Hall.

November 28, 2011 0 comments Latest, News, Sport