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Former Brine Leas pupil secures rare basketball scholarship in US

Former Brine Leas pupil secures rare basketball scholarship in US

A former Brine Leas pupil is cock-a-hoop after netting a two-year scholarship to play basketball in America!

Ben Tew is thought to be the first Nantwich student to secure a US scholarship to play the sport over the pond.

June 7, 2019
Nantwich swimming star aims to emulate idol Rebecca Adlington

Nantwich swimming star aims to emulate idol Rebecca Adlington

Nantwich swimming star Polly Holden is aiming to emulate her role model Rebecca Adlington’s success as she prepares to embark on a crucial year ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The 19-year-old University of Nottingham student races for Nova Centurion Swimming Club, where the two–time Olympic gold medallist Adlington honed her craft when she was younger.

June 6, 2019
World Cup netball star helps South Cheshire’s Ladyhawks celebrate 10 years

World Cup netball star helps South Cheshire’s Ladyhawks celebrate 10 years

England netball star Jade Clarke helped local club Ladyhawks celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Jade, who has been selected for the England World Cup squad which is held in Liverpool this summer, attended training and question and answer session with the Crewe & Nantwich based team.

May 23, 2019
Regional Water Polo Festival held at Nantwich Pool

Regional Water Polo Festival held at Nantwich Pool

Nantwich outdoor pool played host to a regional Junior Water Polo festival.

10 mixed teams of boys and girls aged 14 and under gathered from across the North West region and further afield for the event.

May 22, 2019
Tarporley racer Oliphant mixed emotions after Thruxton performance

Tarporley racer Oliphant mixed emotions after Thruxton performance

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant produced a battling display at Thruxton in what turned out to be a mixed bag of results in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

Oliphant declared it was a weekend of “what ifs” as the Team BMW driver had to bounce back from a difficult race one to earn points in the later races.

May 21, 2019
Shavington runner among athletes to earn Everybody Foundation grants

Shavington runner among athletes to earn Everybody Foundation grants

An ultra-runner from Shavington is among the first round of recipients to earn funding from the Everybody Foundation.

Nicola Bruce has been awarded £182 to support her involvement in the GB ultras 50 mile Grand Slam.

May 16, 2019
Nantwich CC bowler Jimmy Warrington takes 600th wicket for the club

Nantwich CC bowler Jimmy Warrington takes 600th wicket for the club

Legendary Nantwich CC bowler Jimmy Warrington is celebrating a staggering 600-wicket milestone for the club.

Warrington reached the number with a wicket on Saturday against Oulton Park CC in the Cheshire County Premier League.

May 14, 2019
Former Tarporley student creates waves in world para canoeing

Former Tarporley student creates waves in world para canoeing

A Bunbury man is making waves in the world of para-caneoing.

Former Tarporley High pupil Stuart Wood has been selected to represent Great Britain at the next World Championships in Poznan, Poland.

May 12, 2019
Tarporley racing star Oliphant lands stunning BTCC podium finish

Tarporley racing star Oliphant lands stunning BTCC podium finish

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant claimed a stunning podium finish at Donington Park in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

The West Surrey Racing driver clinched his podium behind the wheel of his BMW 330i M Series with a scintillating performance for his first piece of BTCC silverware.

May 1, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Netball team Ladyhawks celebrates 10th anniversary

Crewe & Nantwich Netball team Ladyhawks celebrates 10th anniversary

Crewe and Nantwich Netball Club Ladyhawks is celebrating their 10th anniversary in style after its four adult teams produced their best performances in the Everybody Sport League.

Team G secured second place in Premiership, while Team A maintained their Premiership position finishing in 9th place.

April 24, 2019
Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant secures best BTCC finish in season opener

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant secures best BTCC finish in season opener

Tom Oliphant enjoyed a positive start to his Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship campaign after claiming a career-best sixth place finish at Brands Hatch in the new-for-2019 Team BMW 330i M Sport.

April 10, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich athletes make national indoor finals

Crewe and Nantwich athletes make national indoor finals

Young Crewe and Nantwich athletes helped Cheshire reach the Sportshall national finals.

The Under 13 boys Cheshire team will now take on the best from around the UK in the final at Sport City in Manchester on April 13.

March 30, 2019
Nantwich teenage rider earns another Great Britain call up in Pony Nations Cup

Nantwich teenage rider earns another Great Britain call up in Pony Nations Cup

Nantwich teenage horse rider Madison Heath continues to take the showjumping world by storm with another Great Britain call up.

The 14-year-old has been selected to represent GB in the Pony Nations Cup in Opglabbeek, Belgium.

March 29, 2019