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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
Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Teachers strike to hit town and village schools across Nantwich

Schools across Nantwich and surrounding villages will be hit by the national teachers strike this week. Several primary schools in the town are having to close some year group classes on Thursday (June 27), while others remain open.

June 24, 2013
RSPCA Stapeley Grange to host Family Fun day in Nantwich

RSPCA Stapeley Grange to host Family Fun day in Nantwich

Nantwich residents are being invited to a Family Fun open day at Stapeley Grange wildlife centre this weekend. The RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange, on London Road, will host the annual event this Sunday June 23.

June 21, 2013
Councillors “reject” Muller Property’s access road plan in Nantwich

Councillors “reject” Muller Property’s access road plan in Nantwich

Councillors have “rejected” Muller Property’s controversial bid for an access road to a planned 1,100-home “Nantwich South” village. The access route off Peter de Stapleigh Way in Stapeley, was considered by Cheshire East Council’s strategic planning board.

June 19, 2013
Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

Nantwich saleswoman faces 300-mile London to Paris charity ride

A wine saleswoman from Nantwich hopes to show she has plenty of bottle when she tackles a 300-mile bike ride for charity. Nicky Gent, 43, from Stapeley, is among a team facing the four-day London to Paris challenge which sets off this weekend.

June 18, 2013
Nantwich South artist impression, unveiled back in 2012

Stapeley Parish Council spends £12,000 fighting Muller housing plans

A parish council in Nantwich is to spend £12,000 on a barrister to fight controversial housing plans. Stapeley Parish Council is to plough thousands of taxpayers’ pounds into the battle with Muller Property.

June 18, 2013
Nantwich mum’s bid to rebuild Playworld after devastating fire

Nantwich mum’s bid to rebuild Playworld after devastating fire

A Nantwich mum has told how she will rebuild and relaunch her Playworld business after a devastating fire wrecked the popular venue. Playworld owner Mandy Grinnell has started the painful job of clearing out the gutted premises in Shavington.

June 5, 2013
Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

Stapeley Broad Lane choir triumph in Cheshire East competition

A Nantwich school’s young choir was in fine voice after triumphing in a Cheshire East competition. Stapeley Broad Lane’s 54-strong KS2 choir won the Cheshire East Primary Choirs contest at Clonter Opera Theatre, near Homes Chapel.

May 24, 2013
Stapeley Parish Council defends nursery move for new community hall

Stapeley Parish Council defends nursery move for new community hall

A parish council has defended its decision to allow a new Nantwich community hall to be turned into a privately-run nursery. Some have criticised the move by Stapeley Parish Council, fearing it will mean the hall can’t be booked out by anyone else on weekdays.

May 21, 2013
Nantwich A530 faces six-week closure for major sewer works

Nantwich A530 faces six-week closure for major sewer works

Nantwich residents are facing a traffic headache after plans emerged to close Wellington Road for six weeks. United Utilities aims to carry out major sewer works to tackle flooding problems along the main A530 in and out of Nantwich.

May 15, 2013
Stapeley Action Group stages activity day despite rain

Stapeley Action Group stages activity day despite rain

Hardy villagers held an activity day in Nantwich by switching venues to avoid the torrential rain. Scores of families and youngsters attended the Stapeley Playground activity day which was moved inside to the new community hall.

May 15, 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
Artistic Nantwich children scoop honours in museum competition

Artistic Nantwich children scoop honours in museum competition

Nantwich youngsters were rewarded for their creative side after impressing in a local art competition. Children from schools across the town entered the competition run by Nantwich Museum, on Pillory Street.

May 7, 2013