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Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

Nantwich primary school crowned Town Sports 2013 champions

A Nantwich school scooped glory in the annual Town Sports contest on the town’s Barony Park. Pear Tree Primary, in Stapeley, were crowned overall winners after two intense days of competition involving 29 schools across Crewe and Nantwich.

June 27, 2013
Wistaston teenager scoops medal at European Triathlon Championships

Wistaston teenager scoops medal at European Triathlon Championships

A teenager from Wistaston near Nantwich has scooped a silver medal at the European Triathlon Championships in Turkey. James Briscoe, 19, came runner up in the men’s under 20s class, with a time of two hours, 10 minutes and 30 seconds.

June 24, 2013
Cheshire Triathlon celebrates 21 years with Nantwich event

Cheshire Triathlon celebrates 21 years with Nantwich event

The Barony Park in Nantwich will be a hive of activity when the 21st Cheshire Triathlon comes to town. More than 1,000 competitors and their families will line the park for the June 2 anniversary event.

May 1, 2013
Cheshire Blades FC earns sponsorship with Crewe Gateway

Cheshire Blades FC earns sponsorship with Crewe Gateway

A South Cheshire car dealer has helped a local youth football club kick off a new era with a sponsorship deal. Peugeot dealership Gateway, on Crewe Gates Industrial Estate, has thrown its support behind Cheshire Blades FC.

March 13, 2013
Nantwich primary schools shine at sportshall athletics final

Nantwich primary schools shine at sportshall athletics final

Primary school pupils in Nantwich were on their marks during one of the best sportshall athletics finals ever. Year 5 and 6 pupils from Pear Tree, Weaver and Stapeley Broad Lane went head-to-head with four others at South Cheshire College.

January 31, 2013
Bunbury’s Beth Tweddle agrees deal with The Sports Partnership

Bunbury’s Beth Tweddle agrees deal with The Sports Partnership

The Sports Partnership is the new management team of Bunbury-based Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle. The company announced it has agreed a deal to manage Beth who is currently starring in the ITV show Dancing On Ice.

January 12, 2013
Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools celebrate Sportshall Athletics success

Nantwich primary schools are celebrating sporting success after winning through to the final of the Sportshall Athletics Competition. Teams of year 5 and 6 pupils from Crewe and Nantwich schools battled it out in a series of heats.

December 1, 2012
Nantwich Cricket Club supporters enjoy ABA boxing final at Civic Hall

Nantwich Cricket Club supporters enjoy ABA boxing final at Civic Hall

A packed Nantwich Civic Hall crowd enjoyed the annual dinner and Merseyside & Cheshire ABA 2012 boxing event. Local businesses flocked to the popular event, now in its 33rd year, to help raise money for Nantwich Cricket Club and other causes.

November 14, 2012
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
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
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.

September 18, 2012
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
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!

September 3, 2012