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Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents air views on Reaseheath College ‘land for homes’ plan

Nantwich residents were given the chance to discuss plans by Reaseheath College to sell off land for a 1,100-home estate, shops and new school. The proposals for the 64-acre plot between the A51 and Welshman’s Lane could net the college up to £20 milllion.

December 13, 2011 1 comment Environment, Latest, News, Schools & Colleges
Redshift Radio launches pet mascot competition

Redshift Radio launches pet mascot competition

Crewe and Nantwich community radio station RedShift has launched a competition to find a new mascot. Current mascot Sam the dog is ready to retire, so station bosses want listeners to help find a replacement.

December 12, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

Minister Jim Paice opens Reaseheath College’s John Platt centre

An education and innovation centre has been officially opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The John Platt Centre for Agriculture was named by Jim Paice, Minister for Food and Agriculture.

December 12, 2011 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Crewe and Nantwich college students stage flower sale

Crewe and Nantwich college students stage flower sale

Crewe and Nantwich college students are hoping their garden will bloom next spring after selling their home grown plants. Entry Level students at South Cheshire College staged a hyacinth pot sale in their Independent Living Flat.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Latest, Schools & Colleges
Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcomed its latest crime-fighting recruits when German Shepherd puppies Spike and Willis arrived for duty. The pair, aged eight and nine weeks old respectively, will be trained as general purpose police dogs.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Sports Council dish out awards at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

Sports Council dish out awards at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury

The Wingate Centre  in Wrenbury hosted a Christmas gymnastics display to show off to parents and spectators some of the centre’s talent. At the display, more than 200 spectators saw Crewe and Nantwich Sports Council committee members present two awards.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Community Events, News, Other sports
Richmond Village Nantwich raise more than £4,000

Richmond Village Nantwich raise more than £4,000

Fund-raising feats at Richmond Village Nantwich have earned more than £4,000 for charity. Parkinson’s UK, Hope House, Cystic Fibrosis and Macmillan Cancer have all benefited from events held at the Village in 2011.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, News
Nantwich Holly Holy Day organisers unveil exciting line-up

Nantwich Holly Holy Day organisers unveil exciting line-up

Organisers of  Nantwich’s Holly Holy Day 2012 have unveiled a host of entertainment for January’s annual celebration. Willaston-based community group The Funky Choir will be one of many acts performing live in the town square to add to the atmosphere of the event.

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves have struck twice at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane, stealing a roller and a cellar cooling system. The raid is another example of metal thieves targeting the area, cashing in on the value of scrap metal.

December 7, 2011 0 comments Cricket, Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich man’s amazing Iraq diary gains national coverage

Nantwich man’s amazing Iraq diary gains national coverage

A Nantwich man’s online picture diary of life in Iraq is gaining national recognition. Bruce Chadwick has been keeping the diary for over a year while he works in Basra as a private military contractor.

December 7, 2011 1 comment Human Interest, Latest, News
Hundreds of Cheshire motorway offenders take police driving course

Hundreds of Cheshire motorway offenders take police driving course

More then 300 drivers caught offending on motorways in Cheshire have taken a course to improve their skills and approach to driving. The classroom-based Motorway Awareness Workshop has been offered to some who committed endorsable offences like speeding, tailgating, or driving vehicles with defective tyres.

December 7, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Father Christmas sets up his Grotto at Nantwich Bookshop

Father Christmas sets up his Grotto at Nantwich Bookshop

Father Christmas is taking time off from his busy schedule to meet and hand out presents to youngsters at his Nantwich Grotto. He has once again set up a branch of his Grotto upstairs in the attic of the Nantwich Bookshop on High Street, in the town square.

December 7, 2011 0 comments News
Fire crews tackle Nantwich kitchen blaze caused by dishwasher

Fire crews tackle Nantwich kitchen blaze caused by dishwasher

Fire crews had to tackle a blaze in a Nantwich home caused by a dishwasher. Crews from Nantwich and Crewe were called out to a kitchen fire at a house on the Cronkinson Oak estate.

December 6, 2011 0 comments Latest, News