Reaseheath & Worleston

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College backs plea to help horticulture industry

Nantwich’s Reaseheath College backs plea to help horticulture industry

A Nantwich college is backing calls for Government action to address a skills shortage in the horticulture industry. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) presented a hard-hitting “Horticulture Matters” report to the House of Commons.

June 5, 2013
Nantwich villagers bid for £400,000 lottery grant for new Worleston hall

Nantwich villagers bid for £400,000 lottery grant for new Worleston hall

Villagers in Nantwich are one step closer to securing a £400,000 lottery windfall to help build a new community hall. A fund-raising team from Worleston has made it through to the final stage in their Big Lottery Fund development grant bid.

May 24, 2013
New local produce shop opens at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

New local produce shop opens at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

A new farm shop selling locally grown and produced food has been opened at Reaseheath College in Nantwich. The shop was unveiled by award-winning Master Chef Brian Mellor during the Nantwich college’s Family Festival.

May 23, 2013
Nantwich cycleway through Reaseheath to close amid safety fears

Nantwich cycleway through Reaseheath to close amid safety fears

A cycleway through grounds of a Nantwich college is to be closed – because of safety fears for students. Reaseheath College has been told it needs to shut the route, a link to the national Sustrans cycleway,  because of “increasingly stringent” regulations.

May 20, 2013
Reaseheath College Family Festival attracts 7,000 to Nantwich

Reaseheath College Family Festival attracts 7,000 to Nantwich

Poor weather failed to dampen spirits at Reaseheath College’s Family Festival, which attracted around 7,000 visitors. The college opened its Nantwich gardens and grounds for the annual event with hundreds of activities.

May 15, 2013
Reaseheath College students get Nantwich showpiece garden ready

Reaseheath College students get Nantwich showpiece garden ready

Nantwich’s showpiece flower bed is being remodelled by Reaseheath College students for this year’s RHS Great Britain in Bloom. Horticulture students moved four 10-year-old yew trees from the town square which were blocking views of the town’s historic buildings.

May 14, 2013
Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary school absences top 16,300, FOI figures show

Nantwich primary children missed more than 16,300 school sessions between them in 2011-12, figures reveal. But attendance has improved in all but two primary schools in the area in the last three years, according to statistics.

May 9, 2013
Reaseheath College students raise £4,500 for Broughton House

Reaseheath College students raise £4,500 for Broughton House

Reaseheath College students rocked, cycled, paddled and hiked to raise funds for charity during the college’s annual RAG Week. A Las Vegas RAG Ball, a 665-mile static cycle challenge, a raft race on the college lake, a tractor pull and a sponsored dog walk were among activities enjoyed by students at the Nantwich college.

May 8, 2013
Olympic rider to star at Reaseheath College masterclass in Nantwich

Olympic rider to star at Reaseheath College masterclass in Nantwich

Olympic dressage rider Richard Davison will be in Nantwich for a special masterclass event at Reaseheath College. Davison will be joined by world class showjumper Michael Whitaker and international three-day eventer Alex Hua Tian.

May 7, 2013
Nantwich college worker’s London Marathon fundraiser for NWAA

Nantwich college worker’s London Marathon fundraiser for NWAA

A Nantwich college worker put his best foot forward in the 2013 Virgin London Marathon to raise funds for a prominent local charity. Mark Hardy, student services coordinator at Reaseheath College, ran in aid of North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) and hopes to raise £2,000.

May 4, 2013
Nantwich marina equipped with life-saving defibrillator from NWAS

Nantwich marina equipped with life-saving defibrillator from NWAS

Six members of staff from Aqueduct Marina in Nantwich have been trained to help save lives. The employees are now equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) given to them by North West Ambulance Service.

April 29, 2013
Reaseheath College zoo in Nantwich opens for World Tapir Day

Reaseheath College zoo in Nantwich opens for World Tapir Day

Families can get close up and personal with some of Reaseheath College’s rarest residents tomorrow (April 27). The Nantwich college, which is opening its zoo especially for World Tapir Day, is the only one in the UK with tapirs in its collection.

April 26, 2013
Nantwich Museum hosts Kingsley Fields 1,100 homes consultation

Nantwich Museum hosts Kingsley Fields 1,100 homes consultation

Nantwich residents can air views on plans for a major development between Reaseheath College and the town centre. Plans for 1,100-homes, business and retail units at Kingsley Fields will be on view for a final time at Nantwich Museum tomorrow (April 25).

April 24, 2013