Reaseheath & Worleston

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
Reaseheath arborist sings Christmas carols from tree tops

Reaseheath arborist sings Christmas carols from tree tops

Reaseheath College arborist Twm-Tegid Brunton hit the high notes by singing Christmas carols from the top of a 100ft high redwood tree.

Twm, wearing a fairy skirt over his safety harness, is a member of the North West Welsh Opera Choir.

December 28, 2015
Reaseheath College students enter ‘Harry Potter’ spirit

Reaseheath College students enter ‘Harry Potter’ spirit

Nantwich college students finished the term in style with a festive “Harry Potter” themed Christmas Ball.

Up to 400 students at Reaseheath College partied the night away at a black tie disco in the student bar at the specialist land-based college.

December 23, 2015
Reaseheath College rated ‘good’ with ‘outstanding features’ by Ofsted

Reaseheath College rated ‘good’ with ‘outstanding features’ by Ofsted

Reaseheath College in Nantwich has been rated good with outstanding features in its latest Ofsted inspection.

The results of an inspection in November shows its exceptional features include a high number of Further Education students achieving success and progressing into employment.

December 7, 2015
Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Thousands of drivers have been caught up in traffic gridlock around Nantwich once more as roadworks coincide with major route closures.

Cheshire East highways has allowed BT engineers to set up roadworks on the busy A51 at Reaseheath.

October 28, 2015
Reaseheath College to stage Village SOS Mentor training

Reaseheath College to stage Village SOS Mentor training

More than 170 people across the UK have now volunteered as a Village SOS Mentor, with a training day set to take place at Reaseheath College, in Nantwich on September 16.

Mentors provide free advice as part of a campaign which aims to keep rural community projects alive and thriving.

September 11, 2015
Reaseheath maize maze offers Superhero theme for families

Reaseheath maize maze offers Superhero theme for families

Nantwich families are having to summon superhuman powers when they visit Reaseheath College’s giant maize maze challenge.

The theme of the Nantwich college’s annual attraction is ‘Superhero’.

August 9, 2015
Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands gather to enjoy Town Sports at Barony Park

Thousands of pupils and parents gathered at the Barony Park in Nantwich for another successful Town Sports event.

More than 30 primary schools across Crewe and Nantwich took part in the competition, now one of the highlights on the yearly calendar.

June 26, 2015
Worleston Village Fete near Nantwich set for July 25

Worleston Village Fete near Nantwich set for July 25

Worleston will be staging its village fete on July 25 with a host of entertainment on offer.

The event, to be staged at St Oswald’s Primary School, will feature Nantwich Concert Band among others.

June 23, 2015
Young Wistaston artist wins Reaseheath postcard competition

Young Wistaston artist wins Reaseheath postcard competition

Budding artist Naomi Dean’s picture of a rural scene has won a competition held during Reaseheath College’s Family Festival.

The competition was held to see who could portray “Reaseheath on a Postcard”.

June 2, 2015
Thieves strike in Poole and Bickerton, near Nantwich

Thieves strike in Poole and Bickerton, near Nantwich

Nantwich police are probing two theft crimes in villages near the town.

Offenders stole a chain saw and hedge cutter from vehicle in Bickerton on May 19.

May 26, 2015
Massive solar farm in Worleston could power 1,200 homes

Massive solar farm in Worleston could power 1,200 homes

Plans to build a massive solar farm on land near Nantwich are to be unveiled to the public next week.

Lightsource Renewable Energy is the firm behind the scheme at Dairy House Farm, in Worleston, which could power around 1,200 homes.

May 18, 2015
Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council backs Nantwich headteachers over 18-rated video games letter

Council bosses have defended Nantwich headteachers for issuing a warning letter to parents about children playing 18-rated computer games.

The letter, sent by Nantwich Education Partnership, tells parents that they could be reported to police or social services if pupils reveal they are allowed to play adult-rated games.

April 1, 2015