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Police hunt masked men after Nantwich Road robbery

Police hunt masked men after Nantwich Road robbery

Detectives want witnesses who saw a robbery at a bookmakers in Nantwich Road to come forward. Two masked men entered Corbetts Bookmakers in Nantwich Road, Crewe, and stole cash from the premises.

November 5, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Accident at Willaston level crossing causes rail delays

Accident at Willaston level crossing causes rail delays

Rail travellers between Nantwich and Crewe were delayed today after an accident at Willaston level crossing. Police had to close the rail line temporarily after the accident involving a lorry at the crossing at around 4pm on November 2.

November 3, 2011 0 comments Latest, News
Nantwich student wins day with Hollywood film star

Nantwich student wins day with Hollywood film star

A Nantwich student was left star-struck when she met up with a Hollywood actor in London. Alice Thompson, 21, was given the chance to meet Australian actor Hugh Jackman and see the film premiere of his latest movie Real Steel at the Empire Leicester Square.

November 3, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Schools & Colleges
Richmond Village Nantwich hosts Soldiers’ Charity event

Richmond Village Nantwich hosts Soldiers’ Charity event

Richmond Village Nantwich hosted a black tie benefit ball in aid of the ABF The Soldiers Charity. Around 75 guests enjoyed the event, including Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs (pictured, left), Nantwich MP Edward Timpson and Deputy Mayor of Nantwich Graham Fenton.

November 2, 2011 0 comments Community Events, Health, Latest
Appeal to save Nantwich play group from closure

Appeal to save Nantwich play group from closure

A Nantwich village play group could close because it is struggling to recruit volunteer helpers. Willaston Pre-School group, which has been open for 25 years, will be forced to close if it can’t find a chairman, said Cllr Brian Silvester.

November 2, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, Latest
Councillors and traders unhappy at medical centre plan

Councillors and traders unhappy at medical centre plan

Nantwich Town councillors and traders are objecting to plans submitted for the former Beam Street Medical Centre.

Keyworker Homes (Cheshire) wants to demolish the former medical centre and build a retail unit, with Marks and Spencer rumoured to be interested.

November 2, 2011 0 comments Business, Environment, Latest
Nantwich Civic Centre promise cracking comedy night

Nantwich Civic Centre promise cracking comedy night

Nantwich Civic Centre promises a cracker of a Very Best in Stand Up comedy night this coming Bonfire weekend.

Friday’s show, which will be hosted by the hilarious Chris Martin, also features great acts such as Howard Read, Quincy and Jason Cook.

Nantwich in Bloom begin work for UK Britain in Bloom finals

Nantwich in Bloom begin work for UK Britain in Bloom finals

Nantwich in Bloom volunteers are already working hard to impress judges in the UK finals of Britain in Bloom. Nantwich scooped the gold medal at the North West in Bloom awards ceremony in Southport, winning the town section and the nomination to represent the region in Britain in Bloom.

October 31, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
Stapeley Grange art exhibition opens at Weaver Hall Museum

Stapeley Grange art exhibition opens at Weaver Hall Museum

Staff at Stapeley Grange Wildlife centre are taking a special art exhibition onto the road around Cheshire. The ‘Wildlife Art Adventure’ display will be open to visitors at the Weaver Hall Museum in Northwich until January 2012. The exhibition brings together the works of 10 wildlife artists from around the world with diverse styles reflecting the amzing variety of animals.

October 31, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News, What's On & Reviews
Tenants’ anger over plans to extend Nantwich pub hours

Tenants’ anger over plans to extend Nantwich pub hours

A pub in Nantwich is applying  to extend its drinking and live music hours, despite being investigated over complaints of late night noise. The White Horse pub in Pillory Street wants to extend its drinking hours to 2am indoors seven days a week, and extend live entertainment licence to 2.30am.

October 28, 2011 0 comments Environment, News
Richmond Village Nantwich tribute to longest serving member

Richmond Village Nantwich tribute to longest serving member

Richmond Village Nantwich has said a fond farewell to one of its longest serving members of staff. Village housekeeper Hannah Barry hung up her dustpan and brush to start her well-earned retirement.

October 28, 2011 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Police tackle crime with new mobile CCTV cameras

Nantwich Police tackle crime with new mobile CCTV cameras

Police in Nantwich are to use mobile CCTV cameras as part of a scheme to tackle crime with technology. The cameras are the size of a mobile phone and clip onto stab vests. Officers are using the cameras attached to their body armour to record video and audio footage when attending incidents.

October 27, 2011 0 comments Crime, News
RSPCA hails Stapeley Grange bat healing discovery

RSPCA hails Stapeley Grange bat healing discovery

Bats will be spreading their previously-torn wings for Halloween after a new way of treating them was discovered at a Nantwich animal centre. A bat carer at RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre, on London Road, found even the most dramatic of tears down the wing can heal if the animal is given care.

October 27, 2011 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News