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Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith realises dream of BTCC signing

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith realises dream of BTCC signing

Nantwich racer Rob Smith has realised his lifelong dream after being signed to drive in the 2019 British Touring Car Championships (BTCC).

The Bentley Motors worker was today confirmed as the first driver for Excelr8 motorsport squad for the 2019 season.

November 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich dad is World Cup winner after stunning hockey success

Nantwich dad is World Cup winner after stunning hockey success

A Nantwich dad has shown England football stars how it’s done – by winning a World Cup Final medal!

Dave Holland, 39, was a key member of the veterans team taking part in the Masters Hockey World Cup 2018 in Barcelona.

August 21, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Campaigners blast £55,000 spent by Cheshire East on Mayor’s Bentley car

Campaigners blast £55,000 spent by Cheshire East on Mayor’s Bentley car

By Stephen Topping, Local Democracy Reporter
A campaign group has hit out at Cheshire East Council for spending £55,000 in the past three years to lease a Bentley for the mayor.

A Freedom of Information request sent by TaxPayers’ Alliance has revealed that between April 2015 and March 2018, CEC spent a total of £67,980.50 on a Bentley Flying Spur – including its £55,000 lease, plus fuel and maintenance.

August 21, 2018 4 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
South Cheshire motor apprentices get hands on Bentley’s top hybrid car

South Cheshire motor apprentices get hands on Bentley’s top hybrid car

Students at Cheshire College – South & West will be getting their hands on Bentley’s first ever high voltage vehicle, the Bentayga Hybrid.

The vehicle will be based at the college’s dedicated training facility in Crewe, which supports existing Bentley colleagues and new apprentices.

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith returns to MINI Challenge 2018 championship

Nantwich racing driver Rob Smith returns to MINI Challenge 2018 championship

Multiple MINI Challenge JCW race winner Rob Smith has confirmed his return to the championship for the 2018 season.

And Smith, from Nantwich, says he has just one goal in mind – winning the prestigious title.

March 28, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Landmark Cheshire Cheese pub in Shavington enjoys new lease of life

Landmark Cheshire Cheese pub in Shavington enjoys new lease of life

A landlord has said ‘cheers!’ to South Cheshire people who have helped breathe new life into landmark Shavington pub, Cheshire Cheese.

Adam Scally is raising a glass to those who have supported the rebirth of the pub as a community hub serving a growing population in the village.

March 2, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News
Nantwich college student helps film Bentley Motors spec advert

Nantwich college student helps film Bentley Motors spec advert

Two South Cheshire College students were in the driving seat when they helped a production team working on a Bentley Motors spec advert.

Felicity Davies, 18, from Nantwich, and Amelia Sanlon, from Northwich, worked with professional company David Ellison Films for their work experience.

September 18, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

South Cheshire friends shaved heads to raise cash for local causes

Two South Cheshire friends shaved their heads and raised £2,720 for Kidney Care UK and “Head Injured People” (HIP) in Cheshire.

As part of a “fifty before fifty” series of challenges, Kerri Williams organised the head shave in memory of her mother.

August 20, 2017 0 comments Charity news, Health, Human Interest, News
New Rotary group at Bentley in Cheshire is world first

New Rotary group at Bentley in Cheshire is world first

A new Rotary group has celebrated receiving its official Charter status after a year of fundraising and volunteering in South Cheshire.

Rotary Club of Bentley Cheshire members turned out in force to a champagne reception and presentation ceremony staged at the car firm’s showroom in Crewe.

May 15, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
New Bentley Rotary gives cash boost to South Cheshire charities

New Bentley Rotary gives cash boost to South Cheshire charities

Members of a new Rotary group at South Cheshire car factory Bentley have given a huge cash boost to charity after staging a ball at Crewe Hall.

The Rotary Club of Bentley Cheshire, founded by employees at the plant in Crewe, welcomed more than 200 people to a Las Vegas-themed evening in the hotel Function Suite.

March 21, 2017 0 comments Business, Business
Bentley Motors unveils ‘campus’ expansion plan in South Cheshire

Bentley Motors unveils ‘campus’ expansion plan in South Cheshire

Bentley Motors has unveiled a long-term plan to create a ‘campus style’ site to cement its future in South Cheshire.

The company, one of the biggest employers in the Crewe and Nantwich area, has drawn up the plan after discussions with Cheshire East Council.

November 29, 2016 0 comments Business, Business
Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns podium finish in MINI Challenge

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earns podium finish in MINI Challenge

Nantwich driver Rob Smith earned a podium finish in the latest MINI Challenge round at Oulton Park.

Smith produced one of the drives of his career in round 15 of the season, scything through the order from a pitlane start.

August 31, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Sport
German teacher reveals horror of abuse suffered in Nantwich pub

German teacher reveals horror of abuse suffered in Nantwich pub

A German woman has spoken of her horror after she was verbally abused in a Nantwich pub as she watched a Euro 2016 football match.

Mel McDevitt was with husband Patrick and friend Nicole Mőst, who was visiting from Germany, when the incident happened in The Vine Inn on Hospital Street.

July 5, 2016 3 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News