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Nantwich man inspired by Chatwins scoops World Pasty Championships title

Nantwich man inspired by Chatwins scoops World Pasty Championships title

A Nantwich man who set up a pasty business in America has gobbled up his competitors to win the World Pasty Championships for the second year running.

Pure Pasty owner Michael Burgess, 57, opened his bakery in Virginia in 2010 – a year after emigrating there.

March 11, 2019
World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this month

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this month

Worm charmers from around the globe will descend on Willaston Primary Academy near Nantwich later this month for the annual World Worm Charming Championships.

The quirky competition is known around the world and hundreds are expected to compete for the Best Worm Charmer trophy.

June 11, 2018
Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors from around the UK will be slugging it out at this year’s Willaston World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds are set to descend on the zany annual contest held at Willaston Primary School on June 24.

June 16, 2017
Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Worm charmers employed a range of tactics as they battled it out in the 37th World Worm Charming Championships in Nantwich.

And Willaston youngster Hope Smith came out on top by luring out 272 worms in 30 minutes.

June 26, 2016
Trampolining stars from Nantwich to represent North West

Trampolining stars from Nantwich to represent North West

Two talented members of a Nantwich trampolining squad will represent the North West at the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sport National Championships.

Georgia Thomasson, 16, and Rosie Lucas, 17, who study Sport Performance at Reaseheath College, took first and fourth place in an AoC Sport regional qualifier for trampolining in Lancashire.

December 16, 2015
Nantwich dancers AJ and Chloe crowned UK champions again

Nantwich dancers AJ and Chloe crowned UK champions again

Nantwich’s TV dancing sensations AJ & Chloe have been crowned UK Under 21s Closed Latin Champions 2014.

Former Brine Leas School pupil AJ Pritchard, 19, and Chloe Hewitt, 18, beat 40 couples to take the title for the third year in a row.

August 12, 2014
Lancashire family crowned World Worm Charming champions in Willaston

Lancashire family crowned World Worm Charming champions in Willaston

A family from Lancashire has been crowned World Worm Charming Champions at the annual contest in Nantwich.

The Bowdens teased out an amazing 394 worms in just 30 minutes at the contest at Willaston Primary School.

June 28, 2014