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Cheshire Police renew appeals in hunt for missing persons

Cheshire Police renew appeals in hunt for missing persons

Police have renewed their appeal for help from South Cheshire residents to find missing Magadalana Whittaker and Haydn Mark Evans. Magdalana (pictured), 84, has been missing since December 23 in the Congleton area.

December 28, 2011
South Cheshire Ukulele Society concert staged in Wistaston

South Cheshire Ukulele Society concert staged in Wistaston

Scores of fans turned up to watch the South Cheshire George Formby Ukulele Society’s Christmas Concert in Wistaston Memorial Hall. The concert in front of 150 people included group, duet and solo ukulele performances.

December 28, 2011
Clothing retailer Fat Face plans to open Nantwich store

Clothing retailer Fat Face plans to open Nantwich store

National clothing retailer Fat Face has submitted plans to open a store in Nantwich. It wants to take over the former Ye Olde Vaults premises on Mill Street as it looks to expand the number of stores in Cheshire.

December 27, 2011
Nantwich Christmas tree shredding to raise Marie Curie funds

Nantwich Christmas tree shredding to raise Marie Curie funds

Fund-raisers are offering Nantwich families the chance to shred their Christmas trees and raise money for charity at the same time. A team will be on St Anne’s RC Church carpark, next to the level crossing, in Nantwich on January 7.

December 27, 2011
Nantwich cricketer’s chest wax charity stunt for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich cricketer’s chest wax charity stunt for Leighton Hospital

Nantwich cricketing star Jonny Kettle went through the pain barrier to help donate presents to poorly youngsters in hospital. Jonny and fellow staff at County Insurance decided to raise money for Leighton Hospital with a sponsored chest wax!

December 27, 2011
Match report: Nantwich Town 2 Stafford Rangers 0

Match report: Nantwich Town 2 Stafford Rangers 0

Almost 800 fans watched Nantwich Town coast to a comfortable 2-0 victory at home to Stafford Rangers. Goals from Ben Mills and man of the match Chris Flynn earned the Dabbers a Boxing Day three points at the Weaver Stadium.

December 27, 2011
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Nantwichnews!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Nantwichnews!

Nantwichnews editor Pete Leydon wishes all our readers, contributors and advertisers a fabulous Christmas and New Year for 2012! The site ‘s success is all thanks to those with a love and interest in everything about Nantwich.

December 24, 2011
Police hunt for missing Mold teenager extended to Nantwich and Crewe

Police hunt for missing Mold teenager extended to Nantwich and Crewe

The hunt for missing teenager Haydn Mark Evans has been extended to Nantwich and the rest of Cheshire. More than 60 officers are searching for the 18-year-0ld (pictured) who vanished from a Christmas party at Carden Park Hotel, near Broxton, last Saturday.

December 23, 2011
Cheshire Police urge domestic violence victims to Speak Out

Cheshire Police urge domestic violence victims to Speak Out

Cheshire Police are urging people to report domestic abuse incidents over the festive period. Officers say incidents rise as Christmas celebrations end in alcohol-fuelled violence. There were 450 incidents of domestic abuse over the festive period in Cheshire in 2012.

December 23, 2011
Shavington High pupils enjoy expert archaeology talk

Shavington High pupils enjoy expert archaeology talk

Shavington High School pupils were given some expert help in their archaeology studies. Experts from University of Manchester shared their knowledge with the students studying the subject for A-level.

December 23, 2011
Stapeley Christmas Carol service proves big hit with families

Stapeley Christmas Carol service proves big hit with families

Dozens of Nantwich families gathered to enjoy Stapeley’s first community Christmas Carol Service at the Cronkinson pub. Nantwich and District Concert Band provided the music as over a hundred people packed in to the pub’s beer garden off Peter de Stapleigh Way.

December 22, 2011
£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