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Tarporley BTCC star Tom Oliphant stays with BMW for 2020 season

Tarporley BTCC star Tom Oliphant stays with BMW for 2020 season

Rising motor racing star Tom Oliphant will remain with reigning champions Team BMW for the 2020 British Touring Car Championship.

The Tarporley-born driver will again be behind the wheel of one of their all-conquering BMW 330i M Sport.

December 11, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich team starts new Korfball league season

Crewe and Nantwich team starts new Korfball league season

Crewe and Nantwich have kicked off their new Staffordshire and Cheshire Korfball Association League (SaCKA) 2019/2020 season.

This year, three clubs will be vying for the top spot, following a hotly contested 2018/19 season which saw Keele University Korfball Club come out on top.

November 5, 2019
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith finishes maiden BTCC season on high

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith finishes maiden BTCC season on high

Nantwich driver Rob Smith finished his maiden season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship on a high.

Smith drove to a best finish of 12th at a rain-hit Brands Hatch with the MG6 racer taking his sixth Independents Trophy points hat-trick of 2019.

October 16, 2019
Tarporley driver Oliphant sets up trophy showdown after super Silverstone showing

Tarporley driver Oliphant sets up trophy showdown after super Silverstone showing

Tarporley racing driver Tom Oliphant served up a spectacular performance in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at Silverstone to set up a Jack Sears Trophy title showdown next month.

October 2, 2019
Nantwich racing driver Smith eyes success at Silverstone

Nantwich racing driver Smith eyes success at Silverstone

Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship racer Rob Smith is eyeing success as he prepares for his penultimate race weekend of the campaign.

The Nantwich driver showed at his last outing at Knockhill how competitive his MG6 is after securing Independents Trophy points in all three encounters.

September 23, 2019
Young riders from Nantwich help scoop British title

Young riders from Nantwich help scoop British title

A group of young Nantwich Riding Club dressage riders are celebrating after winning the team of four dressage competition at the British Riding Club National Championships at Lincoln Showground.

September 21, 2019
Tarporley racing driver Oliphant joins Sports Alive

Tarporley racing driver Oliphant joins Sports Alive

Rising British Touring Car Championship star Tom Oliphant is partnering with Sports Alive for the remainder of the 2019 season.

Tarporley-born Oliphant is in his second BTCC season, racing with the Team BMW outfit.

September 14, 2019
Stuart Wood earns Olympics place with world para canoe bronze

Stuart Wood earns Olympics place with world para canoe bronze

Bunbury man Stuart Wood has clinched his place at the Tokyo Paralympics next year after a medal-winning performance in the para canoe world championships.

Wood, who won the European Championship KL2 Var Para Canoe last year, competed in the world finals in Hungary last month.

September 5, 2019
Runners tackle South Cheshire 20 road race

Runners tackle South Cheshire 20 road race

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘South Cheshire 20’ road race helped competitors prepare for the autumn and winter season.

The 20 mile race was held yesterday (September 1) with the start and finish at Shavington Sports Centre.

September 2, 2019
Everybody Leisure unveils shortlist for 2019 sports awards

Everybody Leisure unveils shortlist for 2019 sports awards

Promising young sportspeople across Crewe and Nantwich have been shortlisted for the 2019 Everybody Awards.

Everybody Leisure received more than 140 nominations for people who have shown a huge commitment to health, sport and physical activity across Cheshire East.

August 29, 2019
Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant scoops Jack Sears Trophy

Tarporley racer Tom Oliphant scoops Jack Sears Trophy

Team BMW’s Tom Oliphant scored a trio of top 10 finishes in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton to clinch the Jack Sears Trophy.

Tarporley-born Oliphant bounced back from a frustrating event at Snetterton in style in his BMW 330i M Sport.

August 23, 2019
Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith excels at Thruxton meeting

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith excels at Thruxton meeting

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith had one of his best outings of his rookie season in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at ultra-fast Thruxton Circuit.

Results from three fast-paced encounters were not the MG6 racer’s most rewarding in Independents Trophy points.

August 20, 2019
Tom Oliphant

Tarporley racer Oliphant left frustrated at Snetterton

Tarporley motor racing driver Tom Oliphant was left to endure a frustrating return to Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship action as the series roared back into life at Snetterton.

August 8, 2019