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Campaigners call for safety works on Barony skate park in Nantwich

Campaigners call for safety works on Barony skate park in Nantwich

Campaigners are calling on council chiefs to improve the safety of a popular Nantwich skate park they say has “fallen into disrepair”.

Parents have now launched a petition to persuade Cheshire East Council to carry out work to improve Barony Skate Park.

February 26, 2019
Wrenbury & District Model Railway club celebrates 5th birthday

Wrenbury & District Model Railway club celebrates 5th birthday

The Wrenbury & District Model Railway club has celebrated its fifth birthday.

The club has grown in membership and popularity since its formation and organisers are hoping to encourage more to join.

February 11, 2019
Nantwich headteacher urges parents to sign funding petition

Nantwich headteacher urges parents to sign funding petition

A Nantwich secondary headteacher has called on parents to sign a national petition to help schools like his secure better funding.

David Cole, head of Brine Leas Academy, says his school is one of the worst off in Cheshire East.

February 7, 2019
Brine Leas pupils help raise £40,000 in Rudolph Runs hospice event

Brine Leas pupils help raise £40,000 in Rudolph Runs hospice event

Nantwich pupils who took part in Rudolph Runs for St Luke’s Hospice have helped to raise £40,000 towards patient care.

Fundraisers at St Luke’s were overwhelmed by the response to the festive fun runs with 43 schools, nurseries and Girl Guide groups signing up and hosting their own Rudolph Run in December.

January 22, 2019
Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands recognised in New Year Honours List

Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands recognised in New Year Honours List

Courageous Nantwich teenager Joe Rowlands has been awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the New Year Honours List.

The 14-year-old has been named on the Civilian Gallantry List for his incredible bravery in saving his dad Paul’s life during a dramatic kayaking incident off the coast of Anglesey.

December 29, 2018
Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Brine Leas and Shavington Academy shine in stock market challenge

Pupils from Brine Leas in Nantwich and Shavington Academy cashed in after winning out in a schools stock market challenge.

More than 150 youngsters across Cheshire East took part in the trading challenge that put their financial skills and acumen to the test on a virtual stock exchange.

December 1, 2018
Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

Latest secondary school results tables for Cheshire East unveiled

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The best and worst performing schools in Cheshire East based on GCSE results have been revealed.

Schools across England have been ranked by the Government according to its Attainment 8 and Progress 8 measurements.

October 31, 2018
Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines plan for Western Avenue in Nantwich

Double yellow lines look set to be introduced along Western Avenue after a series of complaints about parking on the Nantwich street.

Cheshire East Council is proposing the move to have “no waiting at any time” on a section of the avenue close to the junction with Brine Road.

October 14, 2018
Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School opens doors for annual Activity Day

Brine Leas School in Nantwich opened its doors to around 230 primary school pupils for its annual Activity Day.

The youngsters were actively involved in a range of practical activities – from making chocolate creatures to designing and building Lego robots.

October 3, 2018
Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Brine Leas headteacher Andrew Cliffe to retire this term

Headteacher of Brine Leas Andrew Cliffe is to retire in December after 24 years at the Nantwich school.

He revealed his decision to parents and staff as pupils returned to the Audlem Road academy this week.

September 5, 2018
Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Brine Leas and Malbank students in Nantwich celebrate GCSE results

Excited students gathered at Malbank and Brine Leas schools in Nantwich today to collect their GCSE results.

And under a new 9 to 1 grading system and more challenging exams, both schools are celebrating excellent results

August 23, 2018
Brine Leas Sixth Form students celebrate “impressive” A Level results

Brine Leas Sixth Form students celebrate “impressive” A Level results

Brine Leas BL6 students in Nantwich have continued to gain very impressive A Level results, the school confirmed today.

The school’s sixth form saw 76% of the cohort gain A* to C grades with 22% of entries at A* or A.

August 16, 2018
School pupils tune up for Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018

School pupils tune up for Nantwich Schoolsfest 2018

Nantwich schoolchildren are on song as they prepare for a massive celebration of music and art in the town’s annual Schoolsfest event.

And this year family-owned milling business Mornflake is throwing its weight behind the celebration which will involve more than 500 youngsters from schools across the town on July 7.

June 14, 2018