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Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost tours at Nantwich Museum among Halloween events

Ghost-ridden tours are being organised by Nantwich Museum to add to the town’s spooky Halloween celebrations.

The ‘Nantwich Hallowe’en Ghost Trails’ will be led by Richard and Lyn Gumm, actors who have regularly appeared on TV and in films.

Mayor launches 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival

Mayor launches 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival

The 11th Nantwich Words and Music Festival was launched to a packed room of performers, volunteers and guests at Nantwich Civic Hall last night.

Guests were treated to singing by the talented Weaver Primary youngsters with organiser Nigel Stonier on the guitar.

New Christians Against Poverty Job Club launches in Nantwich

New Christians Against Poverty Job Club launches in Nantwich

A new CAP Job Club has been launched in Nantwich.

The Christians Against Poverty initiative aims to give people the confidence to get back in to employment.

Remembrance Day in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

Remembrance Day in Nantwich to commemorate 100 years

The Nantwich Branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a Remembrance Day Parade and Service to commemorate 100 years since guns fell silent on November 11, 1918.

The parade will form up at Nantwich Civic Hall on the morning of November 11.

‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military show at Crewe Heritage Centre

‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military show at Crewe Heritage Centre

By Jonathan White
The annual ‘Wheels of War: Past & Present’ military vehicle show took place at Crewe Heritage Centre.

The show featured military vehicle displays including a replica Spitfire fighter aircraft and a replica V-1 flying bomb, trade stalls, model displays, and a tombola.

Nantwich Museum seeks funding for “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum seeks funding for “Empowerment of Women” exhibition

Nantwich Museum is seeking funding for its forthcoming exhibition “Empowerment of Women – a local perspective”, which is due to open on Tuesday October 30.

The exhibition celebrates the centenary of the earliest successes of the women’s suffrage campaign.

Bike fans enjoy Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX social ride

Bike fans enjoy Crewe and Cheshire old school BMX social ride

By Jonathan White
More than 40 old school BMX bike fans met up at Crewe railway station for a social ride in and around the town.

They rode from the station to Ye Olde Manor on Nantwich Road for breakfast, then onto the Wonderful Wistaston path to The Rising Sun Inn on Middlewich Road.

Beer fans enjoy 6th ‘Crewe Rail Ale Festival’

Beer fans enjoy 6th ‘Crewe Rail Ale Festival’

By Jonathan White
Beer fans tucked in to the 6th ‘Crewe Rail Ale Festival’ at Crewe Heritage Centre.

There was a choice of more than 60 beers and ciders/perries in different styles and strengths, plus free soft drinks for children and designated drivers.

Nantwich Mayor joins 50th anniversary of South Cheshire Model Engineering Society

Nantwich Mayor joins 50th anniversary of South Cheshire Model Engineering Society

Nantwich Mayor David Marren joined in the 50th anniversary celebrations of the South Cheshire Model Engineering Society.

The society held a gala event at its headquarters behind the Peacock Hotel, on Crewe Road, Nantwich.

Crewe District Writers’ Circle to host Writers Fair in Nantwich

Crewe District Writers’ Circle to host Writers Fair in Nantwich

Crewe District Writers’ Circle is to host a Fair at the Nantwich Baptist Church.

The Writers’ Fair is on September 29, from 10am to 4pm.

Crown Hotel teams up with Rodney Densem for Food Festival gin event

Crown Hotel teams up with Rodney Densem for Food Festival gin event

The Crown Hotel and Rodney Densem Wines have teamed up to run a gin tasting evening as part Nantwich Food Festival.

The event on Friday August 31 will also include food, drink and live entertainment.

Nantwich Food Festival to stage series of Foodfest competitions

Nantwich Food Festival to stage series of Foodfest competitions

A series of Foodfest competitions will be taking place as part of the Nantwich Food Festival next weekend.

Thousands of people are expected to descend on the town centre for the three-day taste-bud teasing event between August 31 and September 2.

Nantwich Food Festival gears up for 40,000 visitors

Nantwich Food Festival gears up for 40,000 visitors

Organisers of the Nantwich Food Festival are gearing up for an influx of 40,000 visitors to the town.

The three-day festival, backed by local food manufacturer Mornflake, will features food and exhibitors from around the globe during the event August 31 to September 2.