Community Events

Countdown on to Everybody Awards 2021 as deadline looms

Countdown on to Everybody Awards 2021 as deadline looms

It’s not too late to nominate people for this year’s Everybody Awards in Cheshire East.

But time is running out, with the deadline for nominations on July 25.

July 10, 2021
Cheshire East launches crowdfunding scheme for local projects

Cheshire East launches crowdfunding scheme for local projects

Cheshire East Council has launched a new crowdfunding initiative aimed at encouraging more community-led projects.

The “Cheshire East Crowd” project, in partnership with Spacehive, aims to give residents who have ideas to improve their community a chance to gain funding via the crowdfunding platform.

June 28, 2021
Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Nantwich Buddies boost “happiness” in six-week pilot project

Volunteer group Nantwich Buddies piloted a six-week mental wellness programme part funded by a grant from the Cheshire Crime Commissioner fund.

Happiness Hub Podcast hosts Kedren Elliott, a counsellor, and Liz Parkin, founder of the Nantwich Buddies, teamed up with mindset coach Benjamin Stubbs to launch the free course called “Happy Appy”.

June 26, 2021
Cheshire East “Virtual Pride” event returns this August

Cheshire East “Virtual Pride” event returns this August

Cheshire East Virtual Pride is returning for its second year, with this year’s event taking place on Saturday August 14 from 2-6pm.

There will be a mix of interviews, music, competitions, performances and information supporting the LGBTQ+ community, with live presenters featuring throughout the day

June 26, 2021
Richmond Village in Nantwich to host open day

Richmond Village in Nantwich to host open day

Retirement complex Richmond Village Nantwich is hosting an open day to discover what life at the centre.

The open day will take place on Wednesday June 30, where the village manager will stage tours of apartments currently available and offer afternoon cream tea served in the restaurant.

June 22, 2021
Free organised “health walks” return to Nantwich

Free organised “health walks” return to Nantwich

Everybody Sport and Recreation are re-launching its “Health Walks”.

The walks are being organised by trained volunteers, and will leave from Nantwich Swimming Pool and the Barony Sports Complex.

June 22, 2021
Nantwich Library to run Summer Reading Challenge 2021

Nantwich Library to run Summer Reading Challenge 2021

Nantwich Library is joining libraries across Cheshire East to stage the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge.

The challenge is organised by The Reading Agency in partnership with local libraries across the UK.

June 20, 2021
Marbury Merry Days fair aerial view

Marbury Merry Days 2021 cancelled due to Covid

The annual ‘Marbury Merry Days’ two-day traditional country fair has been cancelled for 2021 due to Covid-19, writes Jonathan White.

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

June 16, 2021
Words and Music Festival organisers to stage special workshops

Words and Music Festival organisers to stage special workshops

The organisers of Words and Music Festival in Nantwich are urging more people to sign up to special creative arts and music workshops.

The community sessions are being run on Saturday June 26 to give youngsters a chance to experience dance, writing, singing, beatboxing, carton drawing, and poetry.

June 14, 2021
The Team - drop off and go Foodbank collection

Sixth Nantwich Foodbank “drop and go” collection to be held

Nantwich Food Festival volunteers have organised an early summer “Drop-off and Go” collection event in aid of the Foodbank.

The event, this Saturday June 19 at Brine Leas School, follows the resounding success of the previous five collections.

June 14, 2021
WHAT’S ON: Scarecrow Festival at Cheshire’s Tatton Park

WHAT’S ON: Scarecrow Festival at Cheshire’s Tatton Park

Tatton Park is staging its annual Scarecrow Festival this half-term week.

This year it is dedicated to inspiring individuals and local heroes during the coronavirus pandemic.

June 2, 2021
Nantwich outdoor swimming pool to reopen on Friday

Nantwich outdoor swimming pool to reopen on Friday

Nantwich’s popular Outdoor Swimming Pool re-opens to the public on Friday.

And the timing looks good as weather forecasts suggest warmer temperatures and plenty of sunshine over the next two weeks.

May 26, 2021
Free Christians Against Poverty course to be run in Nantwich

Free Christians Against Poverty course to be run in Nantwich

A free course to help people manage money better and learn to budget, save and spend well is being run by Christians Against Poverty (CAP) in Nantwich.

May 20, 2021