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Reaseheath College hosts virtual lambing and zoo event

Reaseheath College hosts virtual lambing and zoo event

Reaseheath College in Nantwich is inviting visitors to join its popular lambing and zoo weekends virtually this year while its campus remains closed due to Covid restrictions.

February 27, 2021
“Connected Threads” online exhibition at Nantwich Museum

“Connected Threads” online exhibition at Nantwich Museum

“Connected Threads” South Cheshire branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild has created an online exhibition for Nantwich Museum.

During the current pandemic restrictions, the group wanted to keep connected by all working on the same project.

February 26, 2021
Platform Theatre seek public help to inspire new production

Platform Theatre seek public help to inspire new production

By Claire Faulkner
Platform Theatre are seeking inspired stories in Crewe and Nantwich for their next production.

In a new digital project, Platform want to celebrate how communities in Crewe and Nantwich have come together over the last year to support one another during such a difficult time.

February 18, 2021
Community Champion in Nantwich named “Local Legend” by The Cat

Community Champion in Nantwich named “Local Legend” by The Cat

A Community Champion in Nantwich has been named as the latest “Local Legend” by The Cat FM.

Nikki Allen, Community Champion at Morrisons supermarket, received a “Baked by Gill Cat Cake” and certificate from The Cat managing director Chris Cadman and presenter David Foulkes.

February 18, 2021
Reaseheath College Family Festival cancelled due to Covid pandemic

Reaseheath College Family Festival cancelled due to Covid pandemic

Reaseheath College’s Family Festival in Nantwich has been cancelled for the second year due to uncertainty over the Covid pandemic.

The action-packed festival, held on the college’s Nantwich campus in mid-May, will return in 2022 as part of a celebration of the college’s centenary.

February 17, 2021
Plastic Free Nantwich to host virtual session with expert

Plastic Free Nantwich to host virtual session with expert

Environmental group Sustainable Nantwich is calling on residents to look beyond Covid and continue the campaign to become plastic free.

The group, which took the town to Plastic Free Town status last year, is hosting an online session on Wednesday February 17 at 6pm.

February 9, 2021
Crewe-born author launches debut novel aged 50

Crewe-born author launches debut novel aged 50

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire writer Jed Cope has launched his debut novel at the age 50.

Writing under his pen name Jeddy McClownFace, ‘The Chair Who Loved Me’ is a fantasy/comedy/sci-fi story for older children and adults.

February 8, 2021
Delayed photo exhibition at Nantwich Museum now online

Delayed photo exhibition at Nantwich Museum now online

A photographic exhibition at Nantwich Museum featuring work of Nantwich Camera Club has been delayed by Covid-19 restrictions. But now a selection of the work can be found online on the popular venue’s website. Visitors to the site can enjoy a variety of images including portraits, a train, a boat, a plane, wildlife and stunning landscapes. The club’s regular exhibitions[Read More…]

February 6, 2021
Cheshire East Council launches free online webinars to support parents

Cheshire East Council launches free online webinars to support parents

Cheshire East Council is running a series of free online webinars for parents offering support during home-schooling and helping children catch up on their education.

The sessions are being held in association with Literacy Counts – an experienced training provider for promoting literacy skills in young children.

February 3, 2021
Universal Model Show 2021 cancelled due to Covid pandemic

Universal Model Show 2021 cancelled due to Covid pandemic

By Jonathan White
South Cheshire Military Modelling Club’s annual ‘Universal Model Show’ has been cancelled this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The event would have taken place at Malbank School & Sixth Form College, Nantwich in February 2021.

February 2, 2021
New booklet on Nantwich’s role in English Civil War is unveiled

New booklet on Nantwich’s role in English Civil War is unveiled

A newly published downloadable booklet “Visiting the Nantwich English Civil War Battlefields” is now available from the Nantwich Museum.

The booklet by Keith Lawrence, Director of the Cheshire Civil War Centre at the museum, considers the four battles which took place in the area in 1643 and 1644, and details routes by which the sites can be visited.

February 2, 2021
St Luke’s Hospice nurses go online to help Cheshire community

St Luke’s Hospice nurses go online to help Cheshire community

Nurses from St Luke’s Day Hospice are moving services online to support even more people in Cheshire.

With face-to-face appointments cancelled by Covid, Day Hospice nurses and complementary therapists are offering support to patients from diagnosis who are living with a life limiting illness, through new virtual services.

January 30, 2021
Two Nantwich fundraisers join forces to support mental health charity

Two Nantwich fundraisers join forces to support mental health charity

By Hannah Youds
A Nantwich author and a children’s boutique owner have teamed up to provide parents with virtual storytelling sessions.

Sarah Mellor and Mandy Platt have teamed up for National Storytelling Week as well as Place2be’s children’s mental health week.

January 30, 2021