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Nantwich Paralympic hero Andy Small earns Mornflake backing

Nantwich Paralympic hero Andy Small earns Mornflake backing

Nantwich Paralympic hero Andy Small was given a VIP welcome by Mornflake in Crewe where he visited the firm’s new shop and received a surprise presentation.

The wheelchair racer, who scooped gold in Tokyo this summer, was presented with a hamper of his favourite Mornflake oats, a branded sweatshirt and donation to his racing kit as he trains for the World Para Athletics Championships in Japan next summer.

October 6, 2021
Nantwich showjumper wins at Derbyshire equestrian event

Nantwich showjumper wins at Derbyshire equestrian event

Nantwich showjumper Grace Wallace has won the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Second Rounds at Eland Lodge Equestrian.

Grace was competing against nine others in the 1.05m track and she claimed first place on Victoria Wallace’s 13 year-old bay mare Ilena VD Bisschop.

October 5, 2021
Tarporley racer Oliphant endures frustration BTCC weekend at Croft

Tarporley racer Oliphant endures frustration BTCC weekend at Croft

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant ended a frustrating Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship race day at Croft.

Oliphant emerged with just a handful of points after finding himself on the receiving end of contact.

September 22, 2021
Wistaston Tennis Finals Day remembers club stalwarts

Wistaston Tennis Finals Day remembers club stalwarts

By Jonathan White
Club stalwarts were honoured at the annual Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club Finals Day.

The event, at Wistaston Memorial Hall & Community Centre on Church Lane, was hosted by Bill Heath, WJTC Chairman.

September 18, 2021
Bunbury canoeist Stuart Wood scoops bronze in Paralympics debut

Bunbury canoeist Stuart Wood scoops bronze in Paralympics debut

Bunbury Paralympian Stuart Wood has scooped a bronze medal in the thrilling para canoe VL3 200m Vaa final in Tokyo.

It was the 26-year-old’s debut in the Paralympics and the bronze follows a medal-winning performance in the para canoe World Championships in 2019.

September 8, 2021
South Cheshire Tennis league day renamed in memory of former secretary

South Cheshire Tennis league day renamed in memory of former secretary

The annual Slazenger South and Mid Cheshire Tennis League Presentation Day and tournaments took place at Nantwich Tennis Club in memory of former league secretary.

The event was renamed the “John White Presentation Day” in memory of John who died last July, aged 80, from cancer.

September 7, 2021
Nantwich Paralympian Andrew Small in T33 100m final

Nantwich Paralympian Andrew Small in T33 100m final

Nantwich para-athlete Andrew Small ill be going for gold in the T33 100m finals tomorrow in the Paralympics in Tokyo.

The former South Cheshire College student, of Park Road, will be racing at around 10.30am tomorrow (local time).

August 29, 2021
Crewe and Nantwich sports “heroes” make Everybody Awards 2021 shortlist

Crewe and Nantwich sports “heroes” make Everybody Awards 2021 shortlist

Sportspeople young and old across Crewe and Nantwich have made the shortlist for the Everybody Awards 2021.

Nominees this year include people from motorsport, rugby, running, snowboarding, swimming, netball, football, gymnastics and more.

August 26, 2021
Nantwich’s Bryony Page secures second Olympic medal

Nantwich’s Bryony Page secures second Olympic medal

Former Brine Leas student Bryony Page claimed her second Olympic medal after she won bronze in the women’s trampolining final earlier today (July 30).

Page, who trained at Wingate Centre in Wrenbury as a youngster, was a silver medallist at Rio in 2016.

July 30, 2021
Three Crewe & Nantwich gymnasts make European Championships

Three Crewe & Nantwich gymnasts make European Championships

Three TeamGym gymnasts from Crewe & Nantwich club have made the GB squad ahead of the European Championships in Portugal in November.

And it has crowned a fine comeback from injury for one of them, Chloe Gough (pictured).

June 30, 2021
Everybody Sport and Recreation opens 2021 Junior Awards

Everybody Sport and Recreation opens 2021 Junior Awards

Everybody Sport and Recreation launch nominations for the 2021 Everybody Junior Awards.

The event will recognise children aged 5-11 for their inspirational efforts and contributions to local sporting success over the last 18 months.

June 11, 2021
Nantwich trampoline star Bryony Page eyes Tokyo Olympics glory

Nantwich trampoline star Bryony Page eyes Tokyo Olympics glory

Former Brine Leas students Bryony Page feared her trampolining gymnastics career had spun dramatically out of control after soaring to silver at Rio 2016.

But the Wrenbury ace is back in the big time and says she’s never been hungrier to bounce all the way to Olympic glory in Tokyo this summer.

June 11, 2021
Bunbury canoeist Stuart Wood secures place in GB Paralympic team

Bunbury canoeist Stuart Wood secures place in GB Paralympic team

Bunbury-based canoeist Stuart Wood has secured his placed in the GB Para-canoe team for the Tokyo Games.

Wood will be the sole Paralympic debutant and it crowns a fine season for the VL3 athlete.

June 8, 2021