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Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

Thousands of people packed into the centre of Nantwich to enjoy the traditional Christmas Lights switch on event. Families young and old were entertained by live music, fair rides, a lantern parade, fireworks and Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle!

Two people seriously injured in A49 accident near Ridley

Two people seriously injured in A49 accident near Ridley

A couple suffered serious injuries in a road accident on the A49 near Ridley. The collision closed the Tarporley Road in both directions at Bradley Green, north of Whitchurch, causing traffic chaos.

November 29, 2012 0 comments Acton, Bunbury, Incident, Latest
Gymnast Beth Tweddle attends High Sheriff’s “Crimebeat” celebration

Gymnast Beth Tweddle attends High Sheriff’s “Crimebeat” celebration

Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle was among high-profile guests celebrating the 14th year of the High Sheriff′s charity Crimebeat. Crimebeat works with young people′s groups across the Cheshire to improve the environment and reduce crime.

Visitor attractions near Nantwich scoop Marketing Cheshire awards

Visitor attractions near Nantwich scoop Marketing Cheshire awards

Attractions near Nantwich are celebrating after scooping top prizes at the Marketing Cheshire 2012 annual awards. The Yew Tree Inn, in Bunbury, won the Tourism Pub of the Year, while nearby Peckforton Castle (pictured) was crowned Hotel of the Year.

Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

By Jonathan White Hundreds braved the rain and wind to watch the annual Crewe Christmas lights switch-on in the main square. The cast of Cinderella from the Lyceum Theatre pantomime began the countdown and switched on with Mayor of Crewe Peggy Martin.

November 23, 2012 0 comments Bunbury, Human Interest, Latest, News, Shavington
Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs unveil plans to overhaul emergency cover

Cheshire Fire chiefs have unveiled plans to change the way large areas of South Cheshire are covered by crews and appliances. Proposals, which aim to save up to £7 million over the next eight years, include a new station at Alsager and possibly adding a second station in Crewe.

Olympic star Beth Tweddle to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

Olympic star Beth Tweddle to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

London 2012 bronze medallist Beth Tweddle will be turning on the Christmas Lights in Nantwich next month, it has emerged. The Bunbury-based Olympic gymnast will be one of the highlights of a packed programme for the December 1 Lights Switch On event.

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
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!