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£14,000 raised for St Luke’s Hospice at Oulton Park Santa Dash

£14,000 raised for St Luke’s Hospice at Oulton Park Santa Dash

Hardy fund-raisers dressed up to take part in an annual Santa Dash in aid of St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice. More than 250 people braved the wind and rain to take part in the event at Cheshire’s Oulton Park race circuit.

December 22, 2011
Nantwich students give homeless dogs Christmas lifeline

Nantwich students give homeless dogs Christmas lifeline

Homeless dogs will enjoy a Christmas dinner thanks to kind-hearted Nantwich students. The animal management students at Reaseheath College were so touched by the plight of the 350 unwanted dogs and puppies they organised a collection.

December 21, 2011
Nantwich pupil wins Olympics Christmas card competition

Nantwich pupil wins Olympics Christmas card competition

A Nantwich youngster won an Olympics Christmas card competition which saw one of his creations posted to Prime Minister David Cameron. Sam Ridout, a pupil at Weaver Primary School, was the overall winner of the competition hosted by local MP Edward Timpson.

December 21, 2011
New owner of Nantwich’s Venetian Marine unveils £500,000 plan

New owner of Nantwich’s Venetian Marine unveils £500,000 plan

Cholmondeston-based Venetian Marine in Nantwich has been sold to one of the UK’s largest narrowboat brokerage. Buyer Whilton Marina now plans to pump £500,000 into redeveloping the site, one of the premier marinas in the North West.

December 20, 2011
Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

Reaseheath College boss outlines “challenges” at dairy conference

A college boss from Nantwich has highlighed the increasing challenges facing the dairy industry at a major conference.  Meredydd David, Principal at Reaseheath College, urged everyone from farmers to retailers to work together to ensure the industry remained viable in the face of tough demands.

December 20, 2011
Crewe & Nantwich Labour Party celebrate member’s 90th birthday

Crewe & Nantwich Labour Party celebrate member’s 90th birthday

Crewe & Nantwich Labour Party officers dropped by on fellow member Lucy Smart to help celebrate her 90th birthday. Lucy, from Crewe, was presented with flowers and vouchers for the Lyceum, where she worked as manager cook throughout the 1950s and 60s.

December 20, 2011
Family tribute to man killed on A530 near Nantwich

Family tribute to man killed on A530 near Nantwich

The family of a man killed in a road traffic collision in Nantwich have paid tribute to him. Michael Betts (pictured), 74, was involved in an accident on Middlewich Road, close to Alvaston Hall Hotel, early on Saturday morning (December 17).

December 19, 2011
Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Reaseheath College equine students treated to Christmas show

Equine students at Nantwich’s Reaseheath College enjoyed a Christmas show as a reward for their work at the Horse of the Year Show. Thirty six students and two staff provided the arena party for HOYS, which is the biggest indoor show in the British Isles and attracts thousands of competitors and spectators.

December 19, 2011
Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Christmas workshops

Nantwich Museum to stage children’s Christmas workshops

Nantwich Museum will be staging Christmas workshops this week to keep excited youngsters busy after schools break up. The Pillory Street venue will provide children with a chance to make Christmas decorations, crackers, take part in a Christmas quiz and more.

December 19, 2011
Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Crewe and Nantwich students stage Christmas spectacular

Music and performing arts students at a Crewe and Nantwich college staged a spectacular Christmas music concert. The South Cheshire College students performed a double header of festive hits and popular songs.

December 18, 2011
Nantwich driver arrested after death crash on A530 Middlewich Road

Nantwich driver arrested after death crash on A530 Middlewich Road

A Nantwich man has been arrested after a road accident on the A530 Middlewich Road which left another man dead. The 21-year-old driver of a Mercedes van was arrested after the fatal collision close to Alvaston Hall Hotel earlier today (December 17).

December 17, 2011
Hundreds donate teddies for Wingate Centre cuddly toy appeal

Hundreds donate teddies for Wingate Centre cuddly toy appeal

Hundreds of cuddly toys have been donated to Richmond Village Nantwich in aid of the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury. Richmond Village, off London Road, joined forces with the town’s Sainsbury’s store on Middlewich Road to launch the toy appeal.

December 17, 2011
Nantwich Town community football sessions called off

Nantwich Town community football sessions called off

The snow and freezing overnight temperatures has claimed its first casualty with Nantwich Town cancelling its community coaching sessions. The club took the decision to cancel this morning’s (December 17) sessions on safety grounds.

December 17, 2011