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First Bentley T-series car from 1965 given new lease of life

First Bentley T-series car from 1965 given new lease of life

The very first Bentley T-Series is being brought back to life after several decades gathering dust in storage.

The Crewe-based car markers have started a complete wheels-up restoration of the 6¼-litre pushrod V8

April 21, 2022
Car maker Bentley unveils huge electric vehicle plan for Crewe factory

Car maker Bentley unveils huge electric vehicle plan for Crewe factory

Bentley’s first-ever Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (BEV) will be developed and built in South Cheshire after the company committed to investing £2.5 billion in sustainability in the next 10 years.

The announcement has been hailed a major boost for the UK economy.

January 27, 2022
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Nantwich racing driver Witt returns to British GT Championship

British GT Championship race winner Jordan Witt will make a surprise return for this month’s season finale at Donington Park.

Nantwich-based Witt has joined Tolman Motorsport as team-mate to Ian Stinton.

October 9, 2021
Kieran Mullan MP

Crewe & Nantwich MP vows to support Bentley employees

Crewe & Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan MP has vowed to “work as hard as I can” to support the 1,000 Bentley Motors workers set to lose their jobs.

He reacted to the news today that the Crewe car maker has launched a “voluntary release programme” in a bid to reduce its workforce by 1,000.

June 5, 2020
Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

The busy A530 between Nantwich and Middlewich will close for up to four months from Monday for major railway bridge works.

Motorists are being warned of long delays to their journeys with diversion routes taking many around Crewe and back out if they want to get to Leighton Hospital.

May 30, 2020
Drivers face delays amid road closures and works around A530 near Bentley

Drivers face delays amid road closures and works around A530 near Bentley

Drivers are being warned of potential long delays as major road closures and works on and near the A530 Middlewich Road coincide over the next few months.

And many fear it will cause chaos for people and emergency vehicles trying to get to Leighton Hospital.

March 1, 2020
Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A cross-party group of eight councillors will consider whether the Cheshire East mayoralty should continue.

Cheshire East Council’s constitution committee has agreed to set up a working group with eight councillors to consider the issue.

November 25, 2019
Future of Cheshire East Council Mayor in doubt

Future of Cheshire East Council Mayor in doubt

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The future of Cheshire East’s mayoralty is set to be considered amid concerns about the role’s cost and clashes with town mayors,.

Cheshire East Council’s constitution committee had been due to discuss changes to the mayoralty at Thursday’s meeting.

September 22, 2019
Cheshire East Mayor’s Bentley car under review

Cheshire East Mayor’s Bentley car under review

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The leader of Cheshire East Council insists the authority wants to continue its strong working relationship with Bentley Motors amid doubts over the borough’s mayoralty.

September 12, 2019
£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

Work on the £11 million scheme to replace Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe will continue until the end of June, highways chiefs say.

The later than planned opening is due to poor weather conditions experienced earlier in the year and delays with works carried out by utility companies to divert their services.

May 28, 2019
Cheshire car maker Bentley create memory box for dementia sufferers

Cheshire car maker Bentley create memory box for dementia sufferers

Leading luxury car manufacturer Bentley have created a bespoke memory box for people living with dementia in Cheshire.

Specialists from the Crewe factory lined the box with leather and gold embroidery with their world-renowned precision.

March 27, 2019
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
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