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Pair in court over Nantwich man John Iveson’s murder

Pair in court over Nantwich man John Iveson’s murder

Two men charged with the suspected murder of a money lender from Nantwich have appeared in court. Mark Done, 47, from Nantwich, and Paul Billington, 39, from Rossett, near Wrexham, are charged with the murder of John Iveson.

February 29, 2012
More than 11,000 vote on Crewe town council proposal

More than 11,000 vote on Crewe town council proposal

More than 11,000 people have cast votes on whether Crewe should have its own town council similar to Nantwich. Cheshire East Council is urging residents not to lose their chance to vote on a vital ballot which closes today (Wednesday February 29) at 5pm.

February 29, 2012
David Wilson Homes to present Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

David Wilson Homes to present Stapeley Water Gardens housing plan

Housing developers will present plans for 150 new homes on the old Stapeley Water Gardens site in Nantwich at a meeting this week. David Wilson Homes will be at the Stapeley Parish Council meeting at Pear Tree Primary School on March 1 to outline the details of the development.

February 28, 2012
Police hunt for “vulnerable” Wistaston dad missing in Spain

Police hunt for “vulnerable” Wistaston dad missing in Spain

A Wistaston dad who travelled to watch his beloved Stoke City play in Spain has gone missing, sparking a police hunt. Family and friends of Peter Dykes have made an emotional appeal for help to trace him, fearing he is in a vulnerable condition.

February 28, 2012
Reaseheath College lambing and zoo events prove big hit

Reaseheath College lambing and zoo events prove big hit

Visitors flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich over the weekend to enjoy a fun-filled family event. The college opened its doors to both the popular live lambing weekend and the campus zoo to the public.

February 28, 2012
Nantwich cage fighter enjoys victory in Combat Challenge bout

Nantwich cage fighter enjoys victory in Combat Challenge bout

A young Nantwich woman has triumphed in the first ever Combat Challenge female cage fighting bout. Anya Hynes, of Wrenbury, was one of the stars of the show in Bradford when she took on and beat Nahida Khan in three tough rounds.

February 28, 2012
Nantwich Police warning after Wybunbury fuel theft arrests

Nantwich Police warning after Wybunbury fuel theft arrests

Nantwich Police issued a warning to residents today to be wary of fuel theft. It comes after three men were arrested on suspicion of theft of diesel in the Wybunbury area of Nantwich.

February 27, 2012
South Cheshire Advanced Motorcyclists stage free assessment day

South Cheshire Advanced Motorcyclists stage free assessment day

South Cheshire Advanced Motorcyclists will be holding a Free Motorcycle Rider Assessment day on March 3. The events attracts motorcyclists from across the North West, North Wales and the West Midlands.

February 27, 2012
The Cat Community Award winners unveiled at Nantwich ceremony

The Cat Community Award winners unveiled at Nantwich ceremony

By Andy Martell The winners of The Cat Community Awards were unveiled at an event held at Richmond Village Nantwich. The awards recognise those who make a special contribution to the local communities of Nantwich and Crewe.

February 26, 2012
Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Richmond Village Nantwich raises £184 for charity CLIMB

Residents of Richmond Village Nantwich have raised more than £180 for CLIMB. A cheque for £184 was presented recently to CLIMB chief executive Steve Hannigan from Richmond Nantwich residents Marianne Jones and Patricia Tysall.

February 24, 2012
Stapeley Broad Lane to host Nantwich “Girls Night In” event

Stapeley Broad Lane to host Nantwich “Girls Night In” event

Mums and daughters in Nantwich can enjoy a well-earned pampering at a “Girls Night In” event at a local primary school. Stapeley Broad Lane will be hosting the event on Friday March 9 between 7pm and 10pm.

February 24, 2012
Nantwich families object to Marsh Lane housing plans

Nantwich families object to Marsh Lane housing plans

Residents in Nantwich have raised concerns over plans to build 13 new homes on land near  Shropshire Union Canal. Elan Homes and the British Waterways Board have put the plan together for a site off Marsh Lane, Nantwich.

February 24, 2012
Nantwich man jailed for grooming 13-year-old on music website

Nantwich man jailed for grooming 13-year-old on music website

A Nantwich man who groomed a 13-year-old girl on a music sharing website has been jailed for three years. George Alexandra Joinson, 56, of Barony Court, pleaded guilty to sexual activity with a child under 16, and 16 counts of making indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs of a child.

February 23, 2012