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Bulgarian student commutes thousands of miles to Nantwich college

Bulgarian student commutes thousands of miles to Nantwich college

A Bulgarian student has been travelling thousands of miles between home and his Nantwich college in a bid to achieve his dream qualification. And trainee greenkeeper Hristo Iliev’s monthly commute to Reaseheath College is paying dividends.

December 5, 2011
MP Edward Timpson visits South Cheshire’s RedShift Radio

MP Edward Timpson visits South Cheshire’s RedShift Radio

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson called in to South Cheshire broadcaster RedShift Radio during their 28-day test licence. Mr Timpson was the guest on “Clocking Off” with Dr Gav, the station’s popular drive time show.

December 4, 2011
Stapeley to stage first annual Christmas carol concert

Stapeley to stage first annual Christmas carol concert

Stapeley families are invited to join in the parish’s first annual Christmas Carol concert later this month. The event will be held at the Cronkinson Farm pub (pictured), off Peter Destapleigh Way, from 6.30pm onwards on Wednesday December 21.

December 4, 2011
Hundreds enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on in town square

Hundreds enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on in town square

By Jonathan White Hundreds of families braved the chilly air to enjoy the traditional Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on in the town square. Despite the cold, everyone had fun with the Signal Radio Roadshow featuring giveaways and several talented musicians.

December 3, 2011
Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

Groom pleads guilty to Peckforton Castle wedding blaze

A groom was warned he faces jail for starting a fire at Peckforton Castle near Nantwich where his wedding reception was being held. Max Kay caused £6 million damage to the venue and sparked a mass evacuation of almost 200 guests and staff, including 11 children.

December 2, 2011
Hundreds enjoy Richmond Village Christmas Fayre

Hundreds enjoy Richmond Village Christmas Fayre

Crowds of people visited Richmond Village in Nantwich to enjoy a traditional Christmas Fayre Craft stalls tempted visitors to buy Christmas gifts, while pupils from Stapeley Broad Lane and Nantwich Young Voices serenaded visitors with Christmas carols around the Christmas tree.

December 2, 2011
Nantwich Town to make Wembley appearance on FA Cup weekend

Nantwich Town to make Wembley appearance on FA Cup weekend

Nantwich Town will be at Wembley rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in the game during FA Cup weekend. Club officials have been invited down to a conference because of their work as an FA Charter Standard Community Club.

December 2, 2011
Man, 83, seriously injured in Nantwich Road accident

Man, 83, seriously injured in Nantwich Road accident

A pensioner was seriously injured in Wistaston after he collided with a cyclist while crossing a busy road. The 83-year-old suffered serious head injuries in the accident on Nantwich Road, outside the Ye Olde Manor pub.

December 2, 2011
Police close Middlewich Road in Nantwich after lorry incident

Police close Middlewich Road in Nantwich after lorry incident

A major road in and out of Nantwich was closed off temporarily by police after an incident involving a lorry. The truck was left blocking Middlewich Road, near Sainsbury’s superstore, with police cars guarding it.

December 1, 2011
Hundreds march in Cheshire towns on national strike day

Hundreds march in Cheshire towns on national strike day

Hundreds of public sector workers in Cheshire took to the streets of Crewe and Chester during the national strike. Members of many of the major unions were involved in the rallies through the town centres in a protest over Government plans to reform pensions.

December 1, 2011
“The Good, Bad and Ugly” Cheshire Police campaign relaunches

“The Good, Bad and Ugly” Cheshire Police campaign relaunches

Cheshire Police’s “The Good, Bad and Ugly” campaign makes a return this Christmas. They are re-launching the campaign for the festive period to drive home the message about alcohol and its consequences.

December 1, 2011
Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook scooped 14 Gold medals

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook scooped 14 Gold medals

Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook has scooped 14 Gold medals at two prestigious food awards event. The company, based on Newcastle Road, picked up 10 of them at the BPEX North West regional product evaluation event for butchers.

December 1, 2011
Teddy bear donation for Leighton Hospital children

Teddy bear donation for Leighton Hospital children

Medical and nursing staff at Leighton Hospital have thanked members of a Freemasons group for donating over 10,000 teddy bears for child patients. The bears are given to poorly youngsters to comfort them while being treated at the emergency department at Leighton Hospital.

November 30, 2011