Community Events

Nantwich CAP Job Club launches two new courses

Nantwich CAP Job Club launches two new courses

Nantwich Christians Against Poverty Job Club are to run two free online courses from next week.

From January 12, there will be a 3-week CAP Money course aimed at helping people manage money better and learn to budget, save and spend well.

January 10, 2021
Community champion Angela awarded The Cat Local Legend award

Community champion Angela awarded The Cat Local Legend award

A community champion in Crewe has been awarded The Cat FM’s “local legend” award for November.

Angela Leighton, the Community Champion at ASDA Crewe, was hailed for her work with local charities and organising vital donations.

December 30, 2020
Nantwich and Crewe householders turn on festive light extravaganza!

Nantwich and Crewe householders turn on festive light extravaganza!

Nantwich News contributor Jonathan White has been out and about capturing on camera some of the fancy festive light displays across Crewe and Nantwich.

Families have pushed the boat out to cheer us up with inflatable decorations and light shows on homes and businesses.

December 24, 2020
St Mary’s Church in Acton organises a Christmas walk

St Mary’s Church in Acton organises a Christmas walk

By Jonathan White
St Mary’s Church in Acton has organised a self-guided and socially distanced “Follow the Star” walk on Sunday December 20.

The walk between 12-3pm has stars as interval markers to identify the route that departs the large free car park on Chester Road opposite to Dorfold Hall gardens.

December 15, 2020
Nominations sought for Safeguarding & Dignity Awards in Cheshire East

Nominations sought for Safeguarding & Dignity Awards in Cheshire East

Residents in Cheshire East are being encouraged to nominate people for the Safeguarding & Dignity Awards.

The awards are run by the Safeguarding Adults Board and the Children’s Safeguarding Partnership in Cheshire East.

December 10, 2020
Four talented artists entertain Christmas shoppers in Nantwich

Four talented artists entertain Christmas shoppers in Nantwich

By Jonathan White
Four talented local artists played socially distanced solo sets to entertain Nantwich Christmas shoppers.

The event was set up by Nantwich Morrisons Community Champion Nikki Allen and local community radio station The Cat 107.9 FM.

December 9, 2020
Santa’s Grotto replaced by postbox at Nantwich Bookshop

Santa’s Grotto replaced by postbox at Nantwich Bookshop

Santa’s annual Grotto in the attic of Nantwich Bookshop has had to take an enforced year off!

But he plans to return in 2021 – and is inviting youngsters to use his replacement postbox instead to write to him.

December 7, 2020
“Drive thru” Weston Christmas Light Display proves major hit

“Drive thru” Weston Christmas Light Display proves major hit

The launch of the Weston Christmas Lights “Drive Thru” has been so popular it’s caused traffic problems!

Local officers had to help with traffic control as cars queued all the way back down Jack Lane.

December 6, 2020
Nantwich Singers to perform Christmas concert at St Mary’s Church

Nantwich Singers to perform Christmas concert at St Mary’s Church

The Nantwich Singers are presenting two free Christmas performances in St Mary’s Church to help lift the spirits of the community.

After over six months in lockdown, the Nantwich Singers return to their home to give a pair of informal performances on December 12.

December 3, 2020
Town Council launches “Nutcracker” competition in Nantwich

Town Council launches “Nutcracker” competition in Nantwich

Nantwich Town Council has teamed up with traders to launch a “find the nutcracker” competition to encourage shoppers into independent stores.

From tomorrow (December 3) families are encouraged to hunt for 10 Nutcracker figures dotted in independent shops around the town.

December 2, 2020
Weston Christmas Light Display launches on December 2

Weston Christmas Light Display launches on December 2

Big-hearted fundraiser Graham Witter is putting the final touches to this year’s Weston Christmas Light Display ahead of its launch on December 2.

Graham and his family are once again transforming their family farm in Weston into a magical Winter Wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights and decorations, to raise money for The Donna Louise Hospice.

November 29, 2020
Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveil Santa Float schedule

Crewe & Nantwich Round Table unveil Santa Float schedule

Volunteers of Crewe & Nantwich Round Table have been extra busy in the lead up to Christmas and have unveiled their annual Santa’s Float timetable.

They have pulled together a “Covid compliant” schedule for Santa to tour the streets and continue a tradition of more than 40 years.

November 22, 2020
The Cat FM radio station launches Local Legend awards

The Cat FM radio station launches Local Legend awards

Crewe and Nantwich radio station The Cat 107.9FM has launched a monthly award which follows the Community Hero Awards given out during Covid-19 pandemic.

The Local Legend Award looks to recognise the work of local individuals and organisations who have gone the extra mile in support of their communities.

November 19, 2020