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Thousands enjoy Queens Park Platinum Jubilee event in Crewe

Thousands enjoy Queens Park Platinum Jubilee event in Crewe

By Jonathan White
Queens Park in Crewe celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Queens Park in Crewe yesterday (June 3).

The celebration was free entry to all and took place from 11am to 6pm.

June 4, 2022
St Mary’s Church to perform Platinum Jubilee Peal

St Mary’s Church to perform Platinum Jubilee Peal

Nantwich bell-ringers will be in action today (June 3) as they perform a special three-hour Platinum Jubilee Peal at St Mary’s Church.

Starting at 10am, they will perform a peal of “Cambridge Surprise Major” in recognition of the Queen’s 70 years.

June 3, 2022
Our guide to Jubilee celebrations in Nantwich and local villages

Our guide to Jubilee celebrations in Nantwich and local villages

Celebrations will be taking place across South Cheshire this coming Bank Holiday weekend to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

While residents across the area will be staging many private street parties, towns and villages are putting on organised events for the public to enjoy between June 2-5.

May 30, 2022
Good performance for Community Stage in Nantwich

Good performance for Community Stage in Nantwich

A “Community Stage” launched in Nantwich is proving a big hit for aspiring musicians, poets, artists, singers, comedians and performers.

The “stage” takes place every Sunday 6-9pm at the Granary Arts cafe off Welsh Row.

May 26, 2022
Free fishing events to be staged in Nantwich and other towns

Free fishing events to be staged in Nantwich and other towns

“Let’s Fish” Canal & River Trust free angler taster sessions are set to reel in a record year in Cheshire.

More than 20 events are being staged in Nantwich and other parts of the county in summer and autumn.

May 25, 2022
Nantwich to host first Scooter Festival on June 5

Nantwich to host first Scooter Festival on June 5

Scooter fans are in for a treat when Nantwich hosts its first ever Scooter festival on June 5.

The town will be full of Vespas and Lambrettas as hundreds are expected to join the event.

May 24, 2022
Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage NHS Big Tea event

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity to stage NHS Big Tea event

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is joining the biggest NHS tea party yet by hosting their own event on the health service’s 74th birthday on July 5.

The NHS Big Tea will celebrate the birthday and hail the NHS workforce while raising funds to provide extra support needed for staff, patients, and volunteers.

May 20, 2022
PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

PIC SPECIAL: Marbury Merry Days returns after pandemic gap

The 41st annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair proved a big hit as it returned for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic, writes Jonathan White.

The fair, organised by St Michael & All Angels Parochial Church Council, took place in the field next to the church and Marbury Big Mere, near Wrenbury, Nantwich.

May 17, 2022
St Mary’s Acton to host Jubilee-themed Tea at Tower event

St Mary’s Acton to host Jubilee-themed Tea at Tower event

St Mary’s Church in Acton will host a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee themed ‘Tea at the Tower’ community café event on Sunday June 5, writes Jonathan White.

Hot drinks and cakes are being served on traditional trestle tables both outside and inside the church.

May 16, 2022
New Nantwich mental health drop-in centre to improve children’s wellbeing

New Nantwich mental health drop-in centre to improve children’s wellbeing

A new Nantwich mental health drop-in centre is being launched in the town.

The aim of the centre is to offer wellbeing support, advice and practical solutions.

May 12, 2022
Sunday is “Day for Dogs” at Marbury Merry Days

Sunday is “Day for Dogs” at Marbury Merry Days

By Jonathan White
It will be a dog’s day out at the annual Marbury Merry Days event this weekend.

The two-day festival has set aside the second day, May 15, as “The Day for Dogs” at the village event near Wrenbury.

May 12, 2022
Leading cancer expert to give talk at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Leading cancer expert to give talk at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Leading cancer expert Dr Caroline Wilkinson will give a talk on her work at Reaseheath College in Nantwich on May 19.

Dr Wilkinson is Chief Operating Officer for Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute.

May 11, 2022
Nantwich Roots Festival to include free fringe concerts

Nantwich Roots Festival to include free fringe concerts

By Jonathan White
The new Nantwich Roots Festival begins tomorrow celebrating folk, roots and Americana and bringing internationally known names to Nantwich.

It is also giving a stage to new, emerging acts in the town from May 11-15.

May 10, 2022