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Car sales boss proves a boxing hit at Nantwich fundraising night

Car sales boss proves a boxing hit at Nantwich fundraising night

The boss of a motor dealership helped to raise £700 after stepping into the boxing ring at a Nantwich club. Alex Walker, of the Peugeot dealership Gateway Motor Co Ltd in Crewe, took part in a white collar boxing match in aid of Children in Need.

October 22, 2012 0 comments Charity news, Latest, Other sports
Beth Tweddle’s sadness over death of former Crewe & Nantwich club coach

Beth Tweddle’s sadness over death of former Crewe & Nantwich club coach

Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle has paid tribute to her former Crewe & Nantwich coach who died suddenly. Bunbury-based Tweddle was stunned to learn of the death of Fergus Beedham, aged just 47.

October 16, 2012 0 comments Bunbury, Human Interest, Latest, Other sports
Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich racing fans could get a glimpse into footballer Michael Owen’s stables and training  site as part of a special charity event. The Malpas-based Manor House Stables, co-owned by Owen and Andrew Black, is to stage an open morning in aid of St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

Nantwich Tennis Club ladies scoop cup for 20th consecutive year

Nantwich Tennis Club ladies scoop cup for 20th consecutive year

By Jonathan White A Nantwich ladies tennis team is celebrating after winning the league title – for the 20th year in a row! Nantwich Tennis Club Ladies ‘A’ team have landed the South and Mid Cheshire Division 1 cup for the 29th time in all.

September 14, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Other sports, Sport
Bunbury village welcomes home Olympic hero Beth Tweddle

Bunbury village welcomes home Olympic hero Beth Tweddle

Hundreds of residents in a Nantwich village turned out to welcome home local Olympic hero Beth Tweddle. The bronze medal gymnast returned to her home in Bunbury to a rowsing reception – and a road named after her!

North West’s first Freerunning park opens at Nantwich’s Barony Park

North West’s first Freerunning park opens at Nantwich’s Barony Park

The first purpose-built Freerunning park in the North West has been opened in Nantwich. The facility on Barony Park was planned by The Nantwich Freerunners group with help from Cheshire East Council.

Nantwich cage-fighter prepares for all female bout

Nantwich cage-fighter prepares for all female bout

A young Nantwich woman is back in action when she becomes the first woman to compete in “Rage in the Cage” in Stoke-on-Trent next month. Anya Lynette Hynes, 23, from Wrenbury, will fight in a semi-pro bout at the event in the Queen’s Theatre, Burslem.

August 20, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Other sports
Willaston teen swimmer Charlotte earns Sport Personality crown

Willaston teen swimmer Charlotte earns Sport Personality crown

Willaston swimming sensation Charlotte Bradbury has earned another accolade. The teenager has been crowned “Blue Bell Crewe Young Sports Personality of the Year” at an Olympic celebration event at De Vere Wychwood Park.

June 30, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, News, Other sports
Nantwich Olympic hopeful inspires South Cheshire College students

Nantwich Olympic hopeful inspires South Cheshire College students

An Olympic hopeful from Nantwich has been giving top tips to students at South Cheshire College. Charlotte Bradbury, 16, from Willaston, has her sights set on representing Great Britain in swimming.

Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich councillor wins Reaseheath veteran golf tournament

Nantwich Town Council leader John Lewis took a day off from politics to win the 19th Reaseheath Open Vintage Day golf tournament. John competed against 36 other players over the age of 65 in the competition run by Reaseheath College sports turf students.

Nantwich athlete’s Miss England and Team GB hopes

Nantwich athlete’s Miss England and Team GB hopes

A young Nantwich athlete is heading for an amazing national double. Sprinter Hayley Jones hopes to qualify for Team GB’s London Olympics squad – and land a place in the finals of Miss England!

Nantwich Town to host All Stars charity game for Wingate Centre

Nantwich Town to host All Stars charity game for Wingate Centre

A charity football game in Nantwich involving TV stars will help raise money for the Wingate Centre in Wrenbury later this month. The All Star charity XI v The Soap Stars match will be played at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium on April 29.

South Cheshire Harrier in top 40 of Olympic Park Run

South Cheshire Harrier in top 40 of Olympic Park Run

A South Cheshire runner finished 31st when he took part in the much publicised National Lottery Olympic Park Run. Mike Hatton, a member of South Cheshire Harriers, was also first across the line in the aged 50-54 category, finishing the run in 28 minutes and 29 seconds.

April 3, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Other sports