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Radio star helps launch Nantwich kindness campaign

Radio star helps launch Nantwich kindness campaign

A rising star of BBC Radio was back in her hometown to help launch a campaign highlighting the good deeds of Nantwich people.

Natalie O’Leary, 30, who hails from Nantwich, joined with hairdressing salon owner Steven Burgin to launch “One of a Kind” which will reward local people who go the extra mile to support the community.

April 6, 2022
FEATURE: How to truly elevate your business pitch

FEATURE: How to truly elevate your business pitch

We’re currently into the 19th series of the iconic BBC show Dragon’s Den, in which plucky and creative entrepreneurs pitch their businesses in a quest to secure investment.

As of 2015, the Dragons’ cumulative investment had peaked at £15,7000,069, across a number of company and product ideas that showcased the most commercial potential.

March 5, 2022
Reaseheath College student in BBC Countryfile Champion finals

Reaseheath College student in BBC Countryfile Champion finals

Inspirational Reaseheath College student Morgan Tudor will be flying the flag for young farmers at the finals of the prestigious BBC Food and Farming Awards in November.

The 19-year-old, who completed his diploma in Agriculture in Nantwich this summer, is one of three national finalists in the Countryfile ‘Young Countryside Champion’ category.

November 1, 2021
MP calls for Crewe Alex action amid BBC series on sexual abuse scandal

MP calls for Crewe Alex action amid BBC series on sexual abuse scandal

An MP today called for action from Crewe Alexandra in light of the sexual abuse scandal which has rocked the game.

The BBC’s documentary “Football’s Darkest Secret” has been centred on Crewe where prolific paedophile Barry Bennell abused young players unchecked by the club’s management for years in the 1980s and 90s.

March 23, 2021
Nantwich football abuse victim tells of suffering on BBC documentary

Nantwich football abuse victim tells of suffering on BBC documentary

A football abuse victim from Nantwich has urged people to view a hard-hitting documentary about the biggest scandal to rock English football.

Gary Cliffe (pictured) was one of hundreds of young footballers across the UK who were victims of sexual abuse by paedophile coaches in the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

March 22, 2021
Nantwich headteacher stunned as she stars on BBC One Show

Nantwich headteacher stunned as she stars on BBC One Show

A Nantwich headteacher was stunned when she became the star of the BBC’s One Show.

Pear Tree Primary head Boo Edleston was surprised as she was in the middle of a story-telling session with key worker pupils attending the school.

May 19, 2020
BBC Victoria Derbyshire show election special in Crewe

BBC Victoria Derbyshire show election special in Crewe

The BBC Victoria Derbyshire TV Show will be broadcast live from South Cheshire on Monday (December 9) as millions prepare to go the polls in the General Election.

December 7, 2019
Criminal Resolution Orders used in Cheshire for serious offences

Criminal Resolution Orders used in Cheshire for serious offences

Cheshire Police are resolving around 3% of reported crimes with Criminal Resolution orders, according to latest figures.

And CRs, which do not appear on a criminal record or standard DBS check, have been used for serious crimes such as possession of a firearm, rape of a girl under 13, other sex offences and aggravated burglary.

June 20, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich MP says 5,900 households will be hit by TV licence plan

Crewe & Nantwich MP says 5,900 households will be hit by TV licence plan

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has hit out at the BBC’s plan to scrap the free TV licence for people over 75.

Ms Smith says the proposal would hit up to 5,900 households in her constituency.

June 11, 2019
Electric vehicles rise by 5,750% in Cheshire East with just 34 charging points

Electric vehicles rise by 5,750% in Cheshire East with just 34 charging points

Cheshire East has seen a staggering 5,750% rise in electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in seven years but has just 34 charging points, according to latest figures.

Statistics compiled by the BBC Shared Data Unit shows that 1,170 fully electric or plug in hybrid cars, LGVs and quadricycles were registered in the Cheshire East Council authority area in 2018.

April 12, 2019
Strictly star AJ Pritchard and brother injured in Nantwich nightclub brawl

Strictly star AJ Pritchard and brother injured in Nantwich nightclub brawl

Strictly dance star AJ Pritchard and his brother have been injured in a brawl in Nantwich nightclub Nakatchas.

AJ, who made the semi-finals of this year’s BBC series, was enjoying a night out with brother Curtis in the Welsh Row venue when witnesses say a group of men became aggressive towards them.

December 29, 2018
Reaseheath College hosts food enterprise business event

Reaseheath College hosts food enterprise business event

A business event at Reaseheath College in Nantwich has connected North West’s food enterprises, supply chains and professionals directly with local farmers and producers for the first time.

The ‘Future Food, Local Ambition’ event connected burgeoning farming and food production community and has been hailed an “incredible success”.

November 7, 2018
Businesses back celebrity boxing night fundraiser in Nantwich

Businesses back celebrity boxing night fundraiser in Nantwich

High profile businesses have thrown their weight behind a celebrity boxing night in Nantwich to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and The Christie Hospital.

They are joining forces with organisers of “Road to the Ring” to welcome famous faces from the boxing world including Frank Bruno, Carl Froch, Tim Witherspoon and Joe Egan to Nantwich next spring.

October 28, 2018