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Former air hostess from Wistaston flying high with first novel

Former air hostess from Wistaston flying high with first novel

Former air hostess Karen Kelly from Wistaston is flying high after self-publishing her first novel!

Read all about how her new book, Lillian White’s Journey, has been more than 15 years in the making.

June 4, 2019
Nantwich Museum annual plant and book sale on June 8

Nantwich Museum annual plant and book sale on June 8

The annual plant sale organised by Nantwich Museum Trust to boost museum funds will take place on Saturday June 8.

The sale will run between 10.30am and 12.30pm, offering a selection of keenly priced plants.

May 28, 2019
“Lost Houses in Nantwich” book to return this summer

“Lost Houses in Nantwich” book to return this summer

A book by local authors called “Lost Houses in Nantwich” is making a return – 14 years after it was first published.

Authors Andrew Lamberton and the late Robin Gray originally published the book in 2005 and it has become a local classic “must have” for all those interested in local history.

May 16, 2019
Jones, Herbert St John; The Old Crown Inn, Nantwich, Cheshire, c.1828; Nantwich Museum; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/the-old-crown-inn-nantwich-cheshire-c-1828-103390

Historians’ “Nantwich Pubs” book proves big hit

A book published by Nantwich Museum on the history of Nantwich Pubs has proved a massive hit.

The first edition sold out within a few weeks of the launch and a second edition has been produced to cater for the Christmas market.

December 21, 2018
George Eardley and his horror Nantwich rail accident in new war heroes book

George Eardley and his horror Nantwich rail accident in new war heroes book

A new book telling the stories of 22 British war heroes features a Victoria Cross winner who was badly injured in a horrific Nantwich railway accident.

George Eardley VC was driving with his wife when their car was crushed by an express train which had crashed through barriers.

December 5, 2018
Combermere Abbey owner launches new book on Country Homes

Combermere Abbey owner launches new book on Country Homes

The owner of historic Combermere Abbey near Nantwich has published a chapter in a new book on British Country Homes.

Sarah Callander Beckett, who runs the Combermere Abbey estate, contributed a section to the book, The Country House: Past, Present, Future.

November 8, 2018
Nantwich mum to launch new children’s book at library event

Nantwich mum to launch new children’s book at library event

A Nantwich mum is to launch her first children’s book this week at a Nantwich Library event.

Colette Warbrook’s “Help! I’ve Lost My Llama” will be featured at the library’s family storytime this Saturday (October 27).

October 24, 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
New ‘Nantwich Pubs’ book launched at town’s museum

New ‘Nantwich Pubs’ book launched at town’s museum

Nantwich has never lacked for somewhere to enjoy a tipple!

And now it’s been officially recorded thanks to a new “Nantwich Pubs” book just launched at Nantwich Museum.

June 7, 2018
Nantwich woman publishes book of stories based on her Paris life

Nantwich woman publishes book of stories based on her Paris life

A Nantwich woman now living in Paris has published her first book of short stories.

Former Nantwich and Acton Grammar School pupil Nicky Gentil has published “The Jazz-Girl, the Piano, and the Dedicated Tuner”.

April 11, 2018
New book tells story of Wrenbury brothers in World War 1

New book tells story of Wrenbury brothers in World War 1

A new book which tells the powerful real story of five Wrenbury brothers in World War One, is set to be released.

‘Thy Will Be Done: When Wrenbury Fields Fell Silent’ has been written by Peter Bebbington and Mark Potts.

November 16, 2017
Top football writer Oliver Kay revisits Nantwich for one-off book talk

Top football writer Oliver Kay revisits Nantwich for one-off book talk

By Jonathan White
Top football journalist Oliver Kay returned to his Nantwich roots for a special talk about his award-winning book.

Kay, The Times’ Chief Football Correspondent, who grew up in Nantwich, discussed his book “Forever Young: The Story of Adrian Doherty, Football’s Lost Genius” at the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge.

July 5, 2017
Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Star Wars takeover of Nantwich shop boosts deaf-blind charity

Nantwich charity shop Sense has had a Star Wars takeover this week – to help boost funds for the deaf and blind.

The store, on Pepper Street, has been promoting a prize draw to win an exclusive autograph book, signed by the cast and crew of the iconic movie franchise.

April 13, 2017