Reaseheath & Worleston

Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands line Nantwich streets to watch Tour of Britain

Thousands of people young and old lined the streets of Nantwich to watch some of the world’s best cyclists in the Tour of Britain.

The third stage of the race passed down Crewe Road, Millstone Lane, Barony Road and out towards Reaseheath at lunchtime today (September 6).

September 6, 2016
Residents’ anger as Nantwich college works start without consent

Residents’ anger as Nantwich college works start without consent

Residents living near Reaseheath College in Nantwich claim construction work on new sporting facilities has started – without planning permission.

Families living close to the college grounds off the A51 raised their concerns at a Worleston parish council meeting.

April 11, 2016
Cholmomdeley gardener wins Reaseheath horticulture apprentice of year

Cholmomdeley gardener wins Reaseheath horticulture apprentice of year

An apprentice gardener at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens has become Reaseheath College’s ‘Horticulture Apprentice of the Year’.

Rebecca Dawson, 26, received her award at a college ceremony in Nantwich during National Apprenticeships Week.

April 8, 2016
New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

New school and highways work agreed for Nantwich 1,100-homes plan

A new school looks set to be built as part of the new 1,100-homes Kingsley development in Nantwich, a report shows.

But highways improvements in the town won’t be carried out until hundreds of homes have already been built, according to the Section 106 agreement seen by Nantwichnews.

March 29, 2016
Wistaston Tennis Club serves up more than £100 for Sport Relief

Wistaston Tennis Club serves up more than £100 for Sport Relief

By Jonathan White
Wistaston teenager George Raiswell helped to raise vital Sport Relief funds after organising a tennis contest at his local club.

George, a member of Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club on Church Lane, staged a round-robin format doubles tennis event and a fund-raising raffle for UK charity.

March 23, 2016
Reaseheath College food centre earns global recognition

Reaseheath College food centre earns global recognition

Reaseheath College’s Food Centre in Cheshire has gained a globally recognised Grade A certification for food safety.

The centre in Nantwich have earned the badge from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) for the third successive year.

March 17, 2016
Nantwich students scoops Crufts honour with Border Collie

Nantwich students scoops Crufts honour with Border Collie

A Nantwich student made sure it was a double celebration at this year’s Crufts.

Paige Jepson and her four-legged friend, Poppy, strolled away with a top prize on the 125th anniversary of the world’s largest dog show.

March 14, 2016
Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Councillors vote to back Nantwich Children’s Centre over axe threat

Nantwich Town councillors have voted to support Nantwich and Rural Children’s Centre, which is threatened with closure by Cheshire East.

The centre, on Dog Lane, provides services to hundreds of families and their young children every week.

February 9, 2016
Roy Tomlinson

Family issue plea to find missing Nantwich man Roy Tomlinson

The family of a missing Nantwich man with dementia have made an emotional appeal for his return.

Richard Tomlinson and Kate Tomlinson, son and granddaughter of 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson, have issued a statement as the search for him continues.

January 29, 2016
Reaseheath in Nantwich stages new farming ‘Plough Sunday’ event

Reaseheath in Nantwich stages new farming ‘Plough Sunday’ event

Nantwich’s agricultural community celebrated the new farming year in a Plough Sunday service held at Reaseheath College.

A packed congregation gathered in the Nantwich college’s historic Old Hall to take part in the service.

January 14, 2016
Major works to close B5074 in Worleston for 10 days

Major works to close B5074 in Worleston for 10 days

The B5074 between Worleston and Church Minshull will close for 10 days to allow improvements and repairs.

Cheshire East Council says the works will bring highways improvements between the junction of Over Road and Cross Lane and the A51 Reaseheath roundabout.

January 13, 2016
Reaseheath College tutor flies out to typhoon-hit Philippines

Reaseheath College tutor flies out to typhoon-hit Philippines

A Reaseheath College lecturer is working in the Philippines with an emergency team to help communities devastated by a typhoon.

Jonathan ‘Jono’ Finlow and fellow members of DART International UK (Disaster Arborist Response Team) are part of a global relief effort in Northern Samar.

January 9, 2016
Storm Frank damages homes and trees in Nantwich

Storm Frank damages homes and trees in Nantwich

A number of properties in Nantwich have suffered damage after Storm Frank battered the region.

The high winds blew down trees and ripped off roof tiles and lead flashing from houses.

December 30, 2015