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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
BBC’s Beccy Meehan to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

BBC’s Beccy Meehan to switch on Nantwich Christmas Lights

BBC newsreader Beccy Meehan will be switching on the Nantwich Christmas Lights this year with thousands expected at the event on November 21.

Beccy will join Nantwich Mayor Cllr Andrew Martin and Father Christmas to flick the switch and light up the town square.

November 10, 2015
Dermot Cavanagh to stage painting workshop at Woore

Dermot Cavanagh to stage painting workshop at Woore

BBC TV artist Dermot Cavanagh is to stage a one-day workshop near Nantwich to encourage more people to take up painting.

Cavanagh’s “anyone can paint” watercolour workshop will be held at Woore Victory Hall, on London Road, Woore, on November 11.

November 9, 2015
Tarporley teacher is new voice of BBC School Report project

Tarporley teacher is new voice of BBC School Report project

A South Cheshire teacher is to be the national voice of a major BBC project.

Tina McMillan, English and Media teacher at Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College, was asked to record the voiceover for a new trailer for BBC School Report

September 24, 2015
Nantwich college student in BBC Countryfile show

Nantwich college student in BBC Countryfile show

A Reaseheath College apprentice in Nantwich starred in a BBC Countryfile programme.

Agriculture apprentice Jason Smith, 21, was joined by presenter Matt Baker as he carried out duties of assistant herdsman at his dairy farm in Middlewich.

March 12, 2015
Brine Leas students in Nantwich celebrate amazing A level results

Brine Leas students in Nantwich celebrate amazing A level results

Hundreds of pupils across Nantwich were celebrating another set of amazing A level results today.

And it was another record-breaking year for Brine Leas Sixth Form (BL6) students.

August 14, 2014
Willaston gears up for 35th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for 35th World Worm Charming Championships

Hundreds of people will be descending on a Nantwich primary school this weekend for the globally popular World Worm Charming Championships. The event, now in its 35th year since being relaunched, has fascinated audiences across the world.

June 24, 2014
New Nantwich Special Constables star in BBC TV documentary

New Nantwich Special Constables star in BBC TV documentary

A student and a landscape gardener from Nantwich are to star in a new BBC One series – as crime fighters! Laurence Towers and Amber-Louise Evans are among six new Cheshire Police recruits starring in the series, “First Time on the Front Line”.

April 23, 2014
Peckforton Castle head chef in North West “Great British Menu” final

Peckforton Castle head chef in North West “Great British Menu” final

The head chef at a Nantwich attraction will compete in the North West heat of the BBC’s “Great British Menu”. Mark Ellis, who works at Peckforton Castle, has been chosen as one of the three finalists for the North West heat.

March 19, 2014
Nantwich firm Kidzkitchen to star on BBC1 “Rip Off Food” show

Nantwich firm Kidzkitchen to star on BBC1 “Rip Off Food” show

An award-winning Nantwich company has been chosen to feature on the BBC1 programme Rip Off Food which is presented by Gloria Hunniford. KidzKitchen, run by Wybunbury mums Tracey Cooke and Gill Fox, will be showing viewers across the UK how to make simple, healthy breakfasts for children.

March 18, 2014
Final “Very Best in Stand-up” of 2013 comes to Nantwich in December

Final “Very Best in Stand-up” of 2013 comes to Nantwich in December

Live comedy comes to Nantwich for the final time in 2013 with another “Very Best in Stand Up” show. Liverpool comedian Jamie Sutherland will be compering the Nantwich Civic Hall show on Friday December 6.

November 22, 2013