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Fire crews tackle chimney blaze at Buerton home

Fire crews tackle chimney blaze at Buerton home

Fire crews were called out to a chimney blaze at a house in Buerton, Nantwich. They they arrived at the scene on Woore Road, the blaze had been put out.

November 19, 2011
The Cat radio’s Children in Need show raises £550

The Cat radio’s Children in Need show raises £550

Crewe and Nantwich residents showed their support for Children in Need by raising £552 at a fun-packed show organised by The Cat radio. The evening, at Crewe Alexandra’s function room at the Alexandra Stadium, was supported by the Street Dance Academy who wowed the audience with fantastic routines.

November 19, 2011
Crewe and Nantwich schools and colleges raise Children in Need funds

Crewe and Nantwich schools and colleges raise Children in Need funds

Kind-hearted fundraisers across Nantwich and Crewe have raised bucket-loads of cash for the BBC Children in Need. The annual event, which has a “Show Your Spots, Let’s Raise Lots” theme this year, has kept hundreds busy collecting vital donations.

November 18, 2011
Stapeley Water Gardens jobs and site under threat

Stapeley Water Gardens jobs and site under threat

A cloud is hanging over the future of Stapeley Water Gardens in Nantwich, according to reports. Dozens of staff  at the London Road site are now fearing for their jobs after entering a 30-day consultation period with bosses.

November 18, 2011
Nantwich Pool to get £1.4 million facelift

Nantwich Pool to get £1.4 million facelift

Nantwich Swimming Pool is to get a massive £1.4million facelift, it was announced today. A full review of the Wall Lane complex has been completed and funding has been agreed to make it a facility fit for the future.

November 17, 2011
Wistaston Holly Fair helps raise £1,500 for church

Wistaston Holly Fair helps raise £1,500 for church

Almost £1,500 was raised at Wistaston Holly Fair in Wells Green Methodist Church. The event, which attracted hundreds of people, included a raffle to win a hamper of fair trade goods.

November 17, 2011
Richmond Village launch Christmas cuddly appeal for Wingate Centre

Richmond Village launch Christmas cuddly appeal for Wingate Centre

Richmond Village Nantwich staff have launched a cuddly toy appeal to collect furry friends and donate them to Wingate Centre. They have teamed up with charity champion Olywn Payton, who works ar Sainsbury’s in Middlewich Road, to run the appeal.

November 17, 2011
Police dog Will entertains South Cheshire College students

Police dog Will entertains South Cheshire College students

Staff and students at South Cheshire College were given a glimpse of life as a police dog at a special talk. PC Jason Lennox and dog Will, of the Cheshire Police Dog Unit, gave students from the Humanities and Applied Social Science (HASS) faculty an insight into their work.

November 17, 2011
Missing pregnant South Cheshire woman found by police

Missing pregnant South Cheshire woman found by police

A heavily pregnant woman who went missing for six days has been found safe and well by Cheshire Police. An appeal was launched after Katherine Harriet Dillon (pictured), known as Katie, disappeared from her Crewe home.

November 16, 2011
Hundreds attend Wistaston Memorial Hall Remembrance Service

Hundreds attend Wistaston Memorial Hall Remembrance Service

More than 170 people attended the Service of Remembrance at Wistaston Memorial Hall. Residents, parish councillors, members of the Royal British Legion, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from the Wistaston 35th SWC Scout Group all turned out in force.

November 16, 2011
Puppies dumped in cemetery saved by Nantwich team

Puppies dumped in cemetery saved by Nantwich team

Eight puppies dumped and left for dead in a cemetery have been hand-reared back to health by a team of Nantwich staff and students. The newborn pups were less than a day old when they were found abandoned in a cardboard box in Stoke-on-Trent.

November 16, 2011
Dementia carers in Nantwich toast health scheme’s birthday

Dementia carers in Nantwich toast health scheme’s birthday

Carers of dementia sufferers in Crewe and Nantwich are celebrating the first year of a new help scheme. DemenShare.com was launched to help people with dementia and their carers to meet online and share experiences.

November 15, 2011
Author Jules Hornbrook stages new Crewe Alex book launch

Author Jules Hornbrook stages new Crewe Alex book launch

Fans of Crewe Alexandra will be able to enjoy a new book which launches in Crewe and Nantwich stores next week. Local author Jules Hornbrook’s book, She Wore A Scarlet Ribbon, will be unveiled on Friday November 25 at Hops Café bar in Crewe.

November 15, 2011