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PIC SPECIAL: Armed Forces Day in Crewe opened by local war hero

PIC SPECIAL: Armed Forces Day in Crewe opened by local war hero

By Jonathan White
Local war hero Sgt Bernard Morgan was guest of honour as hundreds attended the “Armed Forces Day” in Queens Park.

The event aims to honour service personnel from all branches of the armed forces as well as veterans.

June 27, 2022
REVIEW: “Anything For Love” at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: “Anything For Love” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Crewe Lyceum rocked on Saturday night as Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love hit the stage with a tribute to Meat Loaf.

The theatre was packed with fans, everyone was there for a good time and the atmosphere felt great.

June 27, 2022
World Worm Charming Championship wiggles back after pandemic

World Worm Charming Championship wiggles back after pandemic

By Jonathan White
The 42nd “World Worm Charming Championships” made a welcome return to Willaston as hundreds competed for the prized trophies for the first time in three years.

And there was an emotional return for one father and son team who attended the very first Worm Charming event 42 years ago!

June 26, 2022
Armed Forces Day event to be staged in Queens Park in Crewe

Armed Forces Day event to be staged in Queens Park in Crewe

A celebration of the military, veterans and their families is being held at Queens Park in Crewe to mark this year’s Armed Forces Day weekend.

The event on June 25 and 26 will include displays by the Royal Navy, Army and RAF, a fairground, stalls and private military vehicles dating back to the battle of Ypres and the Normandy landings.

June 23, 2022
Nantwich Food Festival organisers to stage volunteers evening

Nantwich Food Festival organisers to stage volunteers evening

Nantwich Food Festival organisers are holding a Volunteer evening on July 12 in a bid to recruit to boost numbers ahead of this year’s event.

The Festival, which is run entirely by volunteers, takes place from September 2-4 designed to benefit the town’s local economy.

June 23, 2022
World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this weekend

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this weekend

The crazy world of worm charming returns to Willaston this Saturday when it hosts the World Championships, writes Jonathan White

The Willaston World Worm Charming Championship takes place on June 25 from 1pm-4pm.

June 21, 2022
Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

Popular train rides back open at Peacock Railway in Willaston

By Jonathan White
Local rail enthusiasts have been staging popular train rides once more at the Peacock Railway near Nantwich.

The days are organised by the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society and take place on their premises at the rear of The Peacock Inn, on Crewe Road, Willaston.

June 20, 2022
Nantwich Concert Band joins school choir for Civic Hall performance

Nantwich Concert Band joins school choir for Civic Hall performance

Nantwich Concert Band will be joining up with Stapeley Broad Lane School Choir to stage a rousing performance next month.

They will perform a concert at Nantwich Civic Hall on Sunday July 10 from 7pm.

June 17, 2022
South Cheshire photographer to run portrait sessions for Cancer charity

South Cheshire photographer to run portrait sessions for Cancer charity

By Jonathan White
Talented South Cheshire photographer Peter Robinson is offering portrait photography sessions to help raise funds for charity.

The 66-year-old will stage the sessions in Shavington Village Hall, on Main Road, on Sunday July 10 with half-hour sessions available from 10am until 5pm.

June 16, 2022
Roving Canal Traders to stage floating market in Nantwich

Roving Canal Traders to stage floating market in Nantwich

The Roving Canal Traders Association are to stage a floating market in Nantwich.

The event will be on the Shropshire Union Canal at the Nantwich Embankment on July 2 and 3.

June 16, 2022
The Nantwich Singers to perform St Mary’s Church concert

The Nantwich Singers to perform St Mary’s Church concert

The Nantwich Singers will be giving a concert ‘Folksongs and Fancies – Joyful and whimsical songs for summer’ with pianist John Gough.

The concert is part of the Summer Lunchtime Concerts series at St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

June 13, 2022
Cheerbrook team to stage fundraising BBQ June 24

Cheerbrook team to stage fundraising BBQ June 24

Staff at popular Nantwich farm shop Cheerbrook are to hold a fund-raising BBQ in aid of Nantwich District Nurses.

June 13, 2022
Author Eleanor Dixon to talk about new book “Ballet School Rumours”

Author Eleanor Dixon to talk about new book “Ballet School Rumours”

By Jonathan White
Author Eleanor Dixon will talk about her new book “Ballet School Rumours” when she visits Nantwich Bookshop and Coffee Lounge on June 17.

Eleanor used to be a ballerina and taught in her own ballet school in Greece.

June 13, 2022