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Nantwich teenager earns Wales national hockey call up

Nantwich teenager earns Wales national hockey call up

A teenager from Nantwich has earned a call up to play hockey for Wales in the U16s European Championships.

Freya Diamond, 16, will take part in the tournament in Basel, Switzerland in July 6-9.

June 10, 2022
Organisers call off World Worm Charming Championships due to Covid

Organisers call off World Worm Charming Championships due to Covid

By Jonathan White
Organisers of the World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston have called off this year’s event due to “uncertainty around coronavirus restrictions”.

The annual event held at Willaston Primary School attracts international attention, but will not take place this year.

May 30, 2021
South Cheshire woman lines up for 2021 Sidecar Racing championships

South Cheshire woman lines up for 2021 Sidecar Racing championships

A South Cheshire woman is firmly in the passenger seat as she joins a sidecar racing team looking to compete in 2021 championships.

Amy Dodd, from Crewe, has joined Newark sidecar driver Simon Horton, despite the 2020 Pre Injection Sidecar Racing Championship being cancelled because of COVID-19.

July 24, 2020
Nantwich-born pasty maker crowned at World Pasty Championships

Nantwich-born pasty maker crowned at World Pasty Championships

Nantwich-born Mike Burgess has tasted more success at the latest World Pasty Championships.

March 9, 2020
Young riders from Nantwich help scoop British title

Young riders from Nantwich help scoop British title

A group of young Nantwich Riding Club dressage riders are celebrating after winning the team of four dressage competition at the British Riding Club National Championships at Lincoln Showground.

September 21, 2019
Nantwich goes barking mad hosting international dog championships!

Nantwich goes barking mad hosting international dog championships!

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium hosted a different type of sport – the international “Universal Sieger” German Shepherd dog championships!

It was the first time Universal Sieger (German word for winner) was held in the UK and was hosted by the German Shepherd Dog League of Great Britain in their centenary year.

June 18, 2019
Plans underway for 40th World Worm Charming championships in Willaston

Plans underway for 40th World Worm Charming championships in Willaston

Organisers are busy plotting the 40th World Worm Charming championships which take place in Willaston next month.

The event – now known worldwide – will once again take place in the grounds of Willaston Primary Academy near Nantwich.

May 30, 2019
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