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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
Nantwich woman inherits £100,000 from book illustrator she never met

Nantwich woman inherits £100,000 from book illustrator she never met

A Nantwich woman has inherited the £100,000 estate of a children’s book illustrator that had been left unclaimed.

The amazing story of how Judith Hooley discovered the inheritance is to feature on BBC One’s Heir Hunters programme next week (July 17).

July 15, 2018
AJ Pritchard family urges Nantwich fans to back his Strictly bid

AJ Pritchard family urges Nantwich fans to back his Strictly bid

The family of Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard are urging local Nantwich fans to support the former Brine Leas pupil’s bid to win the BBC show.

AJ, 23, is dancing with celebrity partner Mollie King, of group The Saturdays.

November 8, 2017
Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Organisers of the Nantwich Words & Music Festival are to stage the event’s first songwriting competition to mark its tenth year.

And the contest will be judged by industry experts, including BBC Radio 6 Music’s Early Breakfast Show host Chris Hawkins (pictured).

July 26, 2017
Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds protest in Nantwich town square over Govt school funding plans

Hundreds of families across Cheshire East gathered in Nantwich today to protest at school cuts under the Government’s planned National Funding Formula.

Teachers and parents in Nantwich and Crewe fear the new NFF will see Cheshire East worse off, facing a 4.5% cut in budgets over the next two years.

February 27, 2017
Reaseheath College students serve up fun for Children in Need

Reaseheath College students serve up fun for Children in Need

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich served up a host of fundraising activities to support BBC Children in Need.

Students and staff rallied together to raise funds by running activities including attempting the longest badminton rally!

November 18, 2016
AJ and Chloe dancing

Young dancers from Nantwich to star on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing

Two award-winning young dancers from Nantwich area will be joining the new series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

British and European Youth Latin and Ballroom Champions AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt will be the youngest ever professional dancers to appear on the show.

July 30, 2016
Pheasant Inn at Burwardsley runner-up in Pub of Year Awards

Pheasant Inn at Burwardsley runner-up in Pub of Year Awards

The Pheasant Inn in Burwardsley near Nantwich has been named runner up in the Pub Of The Year category at the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards.

Experts, including John Craven and Chris Packham, were involved in the nomination process.

March 11, 2016
Villagers create “Porklads” calendar inspired by BBC’s Poldark

Villagers create “Porklads” calendar inspired by BBC’s Poldark

Villagers from Church Minshull near Nantwich have been inspired by BBC’s Poldark, to create a fundraising calendar.

Residents clubbed together to recreate famous scenes from the TV drama and produced them in a 2016 charity calendar.

January 19, 2016
Cheshire pub Pheasant Inn shortlisted in BBC Countryfile awards

Cheshire pub Pheasant Inn shortlisted in BBC Countryfile awards

The Pheasant Inn near Nantwich has been nominated for Pub Of The Year in this year’s BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards.

The country pub in Burwardsley is the only pub in the North West to be shortlisted.

December 28, 2015