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Nantwich Bookshop owners star in new BBC “Million Dollar Intern” show

Nantwich Bookshop owners star in new BBC “Million Dollar Intern” show

The owners of Nantwich Bookshop feature in a story of their own as part of a new BBC reality series, Million Dollar Intern. Bookshop owners Steve and Denise Lawson were picked as one of a handful of businesses around the UK to star in the new series.

November 11, 2013
Strictly Dancing star urges Nantwich couples to join St Luke’s competition

Strictly Dancing star urges Nantwich couples to join St Luke’s competition

Ex Strictly Come Dancing star Flavia Cacace is urging Nantwich couples to quick step up to St Luke’s “Strictly Learn to Dance 2014” event. The hospice is running the contest after a successful campaign last year, which saw the winners crowned at a Nantwich Civic Hall finale.

October 24, 2013
Nantwich Road entertainment firm on Cheshire Awards shortlist

Nantwich Road entertainment firm on Cheshire Awards shortlist

A Crewe and Nantwich entertainment company has been shortlisted in the Cheshire Business of the Year awards. Warble Entertainment has made it into the final three in the shortlist of the Small Businesses category of the awards.

September 16, 2013
Picture special: World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston

Picture special: World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston

By Jonathan White Hundreds of people and BBC TV crews enjoyed the 34th World Worm Charming Championship near Nantwich. The event at Willaston Primary School saw competitors in 144 plots trying to collect as many worms as possible in 30 minutes.

June 23, 2013
“Very Best in Stand up” returns for last Nantwich show of season

“Very Best in Stand up” returns for last Nantwich show of season

‘The Very Best in Stand Up‘ returns to Nantwich Civic Hall for the final show of the season before a 12-week summer break. Compere and host for the June 7 show will be a familiar face to long-time comedy fans in Cheshire.

May 29, 2013
BBC Countryfile’s Adam Henson hails Reaseheath horse centre

BBC Countryfile’s Adam Henson hails Reaseheath horse centre

BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Henson gave staff and students at a Nantwich college full marks for the way they trained his foals. Adam’s four rare Exmoor foals were handed back after nine weeks of training at Reaseheath’s Equestrian Centre.

March 14, 2013
Nantwich 10-year-old runs parents’ company for a day

Nantwich 10-year-old runs parents’ company for a day

A ten-year-old schoolboy from Nantwich has swapped the classroom for the boardroom to run a group of recruitment companies. Dominic Marshall took charge of Absolute Recruitment for a day to oversee the running of the firm.

March 12, 2013
BBC Blacksmith Simon Grant-Jones to speak at Bridgemere WI

BBC Blacksmith Simon Grant-Jones to speak at Bridgemere WI

The star of BBC’s “Turn Back Time, The High Street” is special guest at a Bridgemere WI event in Nantwich. People are invited to listen to Simon Grant-Jones at the talk at Bridgemere Primary School this Thursday February 21.

February 19, 2013
Ex BBC psychic to stage Nantwich Civic Hall show

Ex BBC psychic to stage Nantwich Civic Hall show

The BBC’s former psychic medium is staging a live show in Nantwich later this month. Mike King has travelled around the world in his work as a psychic and is now staging a series of shows in Cheshire.

February 12, 2013
Reaseheath College horse team feature on BBC’s Countryfile

Reaseheath College horse team feature on BBC’s Countryfile

Horsemanship skills taught by a Nantwich college went under the spotlight in a BBC Countryfile programme today (January 20). Presenter Adam Henson, guest of honour at Reaseheath College’s graduation last term, delivered four of his rare breed Exmoor foals to the college’s Equestrian Centre.

January 20, 2013
Nantwich Town FA Trophy replay “live” on BBC radio

Nantwich Town FA Trophy replay “live” on BBC radio

BBC Radio Stoke is to broadcast live Nantwich Town’s FA Trophy replay against AFC Fylde tomorrow night (October 30). The station’s midweek sports special, hosted by Graham McGarry, will be at the Weaver Stadium from 7pm to build up to game.

October 29, 2012
Celebrity chefs cook up a storm at Nantwich Food and Drink Festival

Celebrity chefs cook up a storm at Nantwich Food and Drink Festival

Visitors to Nantwich Food and Drink Festival can enjoy a double helping of celebrity chefs. For star names Brian Mellor and Ruth Clemens will be appearing at the Food Theatre in the town later this month.

September 6, 2012
South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

South Cheshire car boss steps into Nantwich ring for Children in Need

A South Cheshire car dealer is swapping the showroom for a boxing ring when he fights for charity in Nantwich. Alex Walker, of Peugeot’s Gateway Motor Company in Crewe, will fight in a white collar boxing match to raise money Children in Need.

September 5, 2012